Winsat Command In Windows Server 2008

In this article I am going to explain about Winsat command in Windows Server 2008 operating system and also explain it's related syntax.
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Using this command we quickly find out what part of the computer can be causing the slowdown of the system and how the optimization can be executed. we also used it  for comparing performances of computers and professional benchmarks. It is implemented in Vista and it is officially promoted. This is launched upon system installation or later from the Vista system.


 winsat <assessment name> <assessment parameters>


Assessment Description
winsat dwm Assesses the ability of a system to display the Aero desktop effects.
winsat d3d Assesses the ability of a system to run Direct 3D applications, such as games.
winsat mem Assesses system memory bandwidth by simulating large memory to memory buffer copies.
winsat disk Assesses the performance of disk drives.
winsat cpu Assesses the performance of the CPU(s).
winsat media Assesses the performance of video encoding and decoding (playback) using the Direct Show framework
winsat mfmedia Assesses the performance of video decoding (playback) using the Media Foundation framework.
winsat features Enumerates relevant system information.
winsat formal Runs a set of pre-defined assessments and saves the data in an XML file in %systemroot%\performance\winsat\datastore.

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