Windows Rating Score is integrated with the Windows Vista operating system and is called the Windows Experience Index Score (WEI).
How to Use Windows Experience Index (WEI) in Windows 10/8
The Windows rating test scores based on your computer’s hardware power. For example, after adding a new RAM to your computer, if run the test again you will see an increase in the RAM score.
Windows performance testing also perform with the CMD command prompt on Windows. But you can do a faster scoring test using a 3rd party program. You can start the performance test by right-clicking on My Computer and clicking Properties in the window that opens. If your operating system is Windows Vista, Windows 7 or Windows 8, you will see the scoring system in the opened computer properties.
This feature has removed as of Windows 8.1. Currently, there is no Windows Experience Index Score feature on Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 operating systems.
Learning the Windows 8 Performance Score
If you are using a Windows 8 system, follow the steps below to perform a performance test for your computer.
Right-click on My Computer / Properties and then click System rating not available.
In the Performance Information and Tools window, click Rate this computer.
Wait while the Windows Experience Index tests your computer.
After the Windows rating is complete, the scoring system for your computer’s hardware performance is as follows.
Click My Computer / Properties again, and you will see a Windows Experience Index score instead of the System rating not available option.
You can see from the image below that this feature is not available as of Windows 8.
How to Test Windows 10 Performance
You can use a 3rd party software because the WEI feature is not available on the Windows 10 operating system. You can learn the system score of your computer using ExperienceIndexOK.
Download ExperienceIndexOK 1.17 before you start the performance test.
Extract the downloaded zip file to the folder and run the program as an administrator.
After opening ExperienceIndexOK 1.17, click the Rerun Evaluation button.
Wait while WinSAT.exe (Windows System Evaluation Tool) is performing your computer’s performance test.
When the system rating finished, you will see a scoring as shown in the image below.
How to Install ExperienceIndexOK ⇒ Video
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In this article, we did a small performance test with ExperienceIndexOK on Win8.1 and 10. If you want to do more professional hardware testing, you can search for more advanced softwares on the Internet. Thanks for following us!