The Word test simulates a sales manager writing marketing material for the sales team. The workload features common tasks such as loading and saving, cutting, copying, pasting and editing content and images, finding and replacing text, inserting graphs from Excel, and comparing documents.

Office Productivity Word score

The Word test produces an Office Productivity Word score. A higher score indicates better performance. The scaling constant in the score formula is used to bring the score in line with the traditional range for UL benchmarks. 

Word score = 3900 / geometric mean of

OfficeProductivityWordLoad,
OfficeProductivityWordSave,
OfficeProductivityWordCopyPaste,
OfficeProductivityWordCutPaste,
OfficeProductivityWordAddWatermark,
OfficeProductivityWordTableOfContents,
OfficeProductivityWordAddImage,
OfficeProductivityWordImageScale,
OfficeProductivityWordImageEffect,
OfficeProductivityWordEmbedFile,
OfficeProductivityWordCopyFromExcel,
OfficeProductivityWordExportToPdf,
OfficeProductivityWordConvertFromPdf,
OfficeProductivityWordFind,
OfficeProductivityWordCompareDocuments,
OfficeProductivityWordAcceptComparison

OfficeProductivityWordLoad

Measures loading of the source and destination documents. Repeated 3 times. The source document has 12 pages and is 252 KB in size. The destination document has 75 pages and is 971 KB in size.

OfficeProductivityWordLoad result = geometric mean of

[dop]_word_load_source_0
[dop]_word_load_source_1
[dop]_word_load_source_2
[dop]_word_load_destination_0
[dop]_word_load_destination_1
[dop]_word_load_destination_2
[dop]_word_find_load_modified
[dop]_word_compare_load_original

OfficeProductivityWordSave

Measures saving of a document. Some of the save operations are repeated. Save sizes are from 1.4 MB to 55 MB. Saving happens:

  • After adding the table of contents and first edits. 
  • After a new image is added.
  • After data has been copied from Excel and other edits.
OfficeProductivityWordSave result = geometric mean of 

[dop]_word_save_first_1
[dop]_word_save_first_2
[dop]_word_save_first_3
[dop]_word_add_image_save_0
[dop]_word_add_image_save_1
[dop]_word_add_image_save_2
[dop]_word_add_image_save_3
[dop]_word_add_image_save_4
[dop]_word_save_second

OfficeProductivityWordCopyPaste

Measures copy-pasting between documents. Copying 12 pages of text. Repeated 7 times.

OfficeProductivityWordCopyPaste result = geometric mean of 

[dop]_word_copy_paste_0
[dop]_word_copy_paste_1
[dop]_word_copy_paste_2
[dop]_word_copy_paste_3
[dop]_word_copy_paste_4
[dop]_word_copy_paste_5
[dop]_word_copy_paste_6

OfficeProductivityWordCutPaste

Measures cut pasting inside of a document. Copying from 4 to 10 pages per repeat. Repeated 7 times.

OfficeProductivityWordCutPaste result = geometric mean of 

[dop]_word_cut_paste_0
[dop]_word_cut_paste_1
[dop]_word_cut_paste_2
[dop]_word_cut_paste_3
[dop]_word_cut_paste_4
[dop]_word_cut_paste_5
[dop]_word_cut_paste_6

OfficeProductivityWordAddWatermark

Measures the adding of a watermark to a document. Repeated 5 times. The image resolution is 4167 × 3334

OfficeProductivityWordAddWatermark result = geometric mean of 

[dop]_word_add_watermark_1
[dop]_word_add_watermark_2
[dop]_word_add_watermark_3
[dop]_word_add_watermark_4
[dop]_word_add_watermark_5

OfficeProductivityWordTableOfContents

Measures creating and updating the table of content. Both creating and updating are repeated 5 times. Table of contents contains 168 entries.

OfficeProductivityWordTableOfContents result = geometric mean of 

[dop]_word_table_of_contents_add_1
[dop]_word_table_of_contents_add_2
[dop]_word_table_of_contents_add_3
[dop]_word_table_of_contents_add_4
[dop]_word_table_of_contents_add_5
[dop]_word_table_of_contents_update_1
[dop]_word_table_of_contents_update_2
[dop]_word_table_of_contents_update_3
[dop]_word_table_of_contents_update_4
[dop]_word_table_of_contents_update_5

OfficeProductivityWordAddImage

Measures inserting an image into a document. New image for every measurement.

Image resolutions are:

  • 3746 × 5617
  • 2922 × 3899
  • 3712 × 5568
  • 3640 × 5464
  • 3646 × 5568
OfficeProductivityWordAddImage result = geometric mean of 

[dop]_word_add_image_0
[dop]_word_add_image_1
[dop]_word_add_image_2
[dop]_word_add_image_3
[dop]_word_add_image_4

OfficeProductivityWordImageScale

Measures scaling the 5 new images to the correct size for the page. 

OfficeProductivityWordImageScale result = geometric mean of 

[dop]_word_image_scale_0
[dop]_word_image_scale_1
[dop]_word_image_scale_2
[dop]_word_image_scale_3
[dop]_word_image_scale_4

OfficeProductivityWordImageEffect

Measures applying different effects to the 5 new images.

  • Blur
  • Color temperature
  • Film grain
  • Pencil grayscale
  • Texturizer
  • Watercolor sponge
OfficeProductivityWordImageEffect result = geometric mean of 

[dop]_word_image_effectblur_0
[dop]_word_image_effectblur_1
[dop]_word_image_effectblur_2
[dop]_word_image_effectblur_3
[dop]_word_image_effectblur_4
[dop]_word_image_effectcolortemperature_0
[dop]_word_image_effectcolortemperature_1
[dop]_word_image_effectcolortemperature_2
[dop]_word_image_effectcolortemperature_3
[dop]_word_image_effectcolortemperature_4
[dop]_word_image_effectfilmgrain_0
[dop]_word_image_effectfilmgrain_1
[dop]_word_image_effectfilmgrain_2
[dop]_word_image_effectfilmgrain_3
[dop]_word_image_effectfilmgrain_4
[dop]_word_image_effectpencilgrayscale_0
[dop]_word_image_effectpencilgrayscale_1
[dop]_word_image_effectpencilgrayscale_2
[dop]_word_image_effectpencilgrayscale_3
[dop]_word_image_effectpencilgrayscale_4
[dop]_word_image_effecttexturizer_0
[dop]_word_image_effecttexturizer_1
[dop]_word_image_effecttexturizer_2
[dop]_word_image_effecttexturizer_3
[dop]_word_image_effecttexturizer_4
[dop]_word_image_effectwatercolorsponge_0
[dop]_word_image_effectwatercolorsponge_1
[dop]_word_image_effectwatercolorsponge_2
[dop]_word_image_effectwatercolorsponge_3
[dop]_word_image_effectwatercolorsponge_4

OfficeProductivityWordEmbedFile

Measures embedding other documents into the Word document. Adds an Excel file of about 6.0 MB in size and a PowerPoint file of around 32 MB in size.

OfficeProductivityWordEmbedFile result = geometric mean of 

[dop]_word_add_link_embed_1
[dop]_word_add_link_embed_2

OfficeProductivityWordCopyFromExcel

Measures time taken to copy data from Excel to the Word document. 5 copies are done.

OfficeProductivityWordCopyFromExcel result = geometric mean of 

[dop]_word_copy_from_excel_0
[dop]_word_copy_from_excel_1
[dop]_word_copy_from_excel_2
[dop]_word_copy_from_excel_3
[dop]_word_copy_from_excel_4

OfficeProductivityWordExportToPdf

Measures the time taken to export a PDF of the document. The output PDF size is 3.2 MB.

OfficeProductivityWordExportToPdf result = time to taken to export to PDF

OfficeProductivityWordConvertFromPdf

Measures time taken to convert a PDF document to a .docx document format. The new Word document size is 4.5 MB.

OfficeProductivityWordConvertFromPdf result = time taken to convert PDF to .docx

OfficeProductivityWordFind

Find and highlight 4 different words or parts of words. Then find and replace 4 other words.

OfficeProductivityWordFind result = geometric mean of 

[dop]_word_find_highlight_0
[dop]_word_find_highlight_1
[dop]_word_find_highlight_2
[dop]_word_find_highlight_3
[dop]_word_find_replace_0
[dop]_word_find_replace_1
[dop]_word_find_replace_2
[dop]_word_find_replace_3

OfficeProductivityWordCompareDocuments

Measures time taken to compare two documents. Where one document is the original and the other document is a modified version of the original. Both documents are 494 pages and around 1.2 MB in size.

OfficeProductivityWordCompareDocuments result = time taken to compare two documents

OfficeProductivityWordAcceptComparison

Measures time taken to accept all the changes resulting from the comparison.

OfficeProductivityWordAcceptComparison result = time taken to accept changes