January 14th, 2009 marks an important upgrade to the PC Pitstop OverDrive scan. “World Portable Rank” is now a standard feature of our well known System Analysis Software. Until now all computers were included in one group to compare rankings and performance. Thanks to Lyle, Sandy, and Kevin, it’s possible to see how your portable stacks up against other portables using this newly created class, No more comparing your 3 lb. ultra-light to my 56 pound gaming box or someones 6 drive RAID array.
This is a much needed improvement, especially with the increased portable sales seen in the last two years. This also impacts the rankings of the Desktop scores as well, and is reflected in the newly created “World Desktop Rank. I didn’t think it was possible, but now I have an even better assessment of how my systems stack up. Want to see how your favorite travel companion compares to the others going through airport security? Give it a try!