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The Windows Experience Index is missing from the control panel in the 8.1 preview. I had some scores in Windows 8 that capped out at 7.9, I was wondering what the real scores were with the new kernel.

How can I run the tests again?

  • You do understand your score isn't going to change right? – Ramhound Jul 23 '13 at 0:48
  • @Ramhound I see. I misunderstood the ceiling in Windows 8. I thought the max for Windows 8 was 7.9 (that's what my hardware scored in it and for some reason it scored over 8 in Windows 8.1). I didn't realize the ceiling had been 9.9 all along. My score did go up for some reason though, and my disk score went down. – Louis Jul 23 '13 at 10:19
  • Your score would be connected to the lowest number, which means, your worst metric improved by at least 0.1. It was likely firwmware that put it over the edge. – Ramhound Jul 23 '13 at 11:02
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From an elevated command prompt enter: winsat formal

When the tests are complete, look in %systemroot%\performance\winsat\datastore for an XML file whose name matches the time you ran the test.

In the XML file, look at the WinSPR node, which should look something like this: enter image description here

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