What is win7 Experience Index?

What is win7 Experience Index?

The Windows Experience Index (also known as WEI) is a suite of system tests that give the end user an idea of the performance capabilities of their PC. Windows 7 raises the top WEI score from 5.9 to 7.9. This takes into account faster hardware that’s been released since Vista went RTM.

What is a good Windows Experience Index?

Scores in the 4.0–5.0 range are good enough for strong multitasking and higher-end work. Anything 6.0 or above is an upper-level performance, pretty much allowing you to do anything you need with your computer.

Is Windows Experience Index accurate?

Dell does not consider WEI as a reliable measurement for system or component performance for troubleshooting. Microsoft only recommends the WEI as a tool for the customer to help determine what hardware upgrades would best impact the performance of the system.

How do I create a Windows Experience Index?

How to Use the Windows Experience Index to Determine How Well a Computer Will Run Windows 7

  1. Click Start→Control Panel.
  2. Click the System and Maintenance link.
  3. In the System group, click Check Your Computer’s Windows Experience Index Base Score.

How do I fix system rating not available?

Sometimes a system rating is not available if your video drivers are not properly installed. Run Windows Update and install all the drivers it tells you to, and then try to refresh your score and see if it works.

How do I refresh Windows Experience Index Windows 7?

Windows Experience Index – Update or Refresh Score

  1. Open the Control Panel (icons view).
  2. Open the Start Menu.
  3. Right click on the Computer button, and click on Properties. (
  4. Click on the System rating is not available, Windows Experience Index, or Your Windows Experience Index needs to be refreshed link. (

How do I improve my Windows Experience Index?

Add RAM. A RAM upgrade can boost the WEI graphics score. Integrated, or built-in, graphic cards may share memory with the rest of the computer; increasing the RAM increases the amount of memory available for the graphics card, which can boost the WEI score.

How do I find my Windows Experience Index score?

Under Performance, head to Data Collector Sets > System > System Diagnostics. Right-click System Diagnostics and select Start. The System Diagnostic will run, collecting information regarding your system. Expand the Desktop Rating, then the two additional dropdowns, and there you find your Windows Experience Index.

How do I find my Windows Experience Index in Windows 7?