APC Benchmarking Group
Seeking Partnerships with ISVs



The Application Performance Characterization (APC) project group is seeking ISVs to help in its quest to develop and maintain standardized benchmarks based on graphics-intensive applications. The non-profit APC group is part of SPECís Graphics Performance Characterization (GPC) Group. Current members include Compaq, Digital Equipment Corp., Dynamic Pictures Inc., Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Intel, Intergraph, Real 3D, Silicon Graphics and Sun Microsystems.

It is the APCís belief that end users of graphics applications will benefit greatly from a broad-ranging set of benchmarks focusing on the graphics portions of applications in CAD/CAM/CAE, visualization, simulation, industrial design, animation, AEC and games. The APC group is working directly with leading ISVs to develop benchmarks that reflect the real-world work of graphics users. Here are some of the benefits ISVs receive from working with the APC Group:

Contact the APC project group to discuss how we can work together to make your companyís application become the basis for a worldwide benchmarking standard.

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