The PCMark 10 Gaming scenario puts the PC under a constant, heavy load that quickly drains the battery. This demanding test determines the lower limit of the PCMark 10 Battery Life Profile.


The Gaming Battery Life test uses the Fire Strike Graphics test 1 workload from the Gaming test group. The workload loops for 15 minutes, reloads, and repeats until the battery is empty.

Benchmark result

The PCMark 10 Gaming scenario reports battery life as the time taken from the start of the test until the PC goes into hibernation or shuts down. The time is reported in hours and minutes.