Antivirus Performance Comparison

They can be anything from taking your hard disk space to accessing your personal information and draining your CPU. There are a myriad of anti-virus applications available to safeguard your gadgets from these problems. It is essential to select an antivirus program that will have a minimal impact on the system performance. All of our antivirus software is tested against this factor. The results depend on how long it takes each program to complete an operation. Kaspersky Security Cloud Free, for example has a background effect of 6% while running a full scan, while ESET had an effect of 12%.

Avira is a German company is a reputable brand in our tests. It has consistently scored above 90% in all three categories: Protection (False positives), Performance (False Positives) and Usability. Its UI offers a lot of features and features, including a sophisticated “firewall” and a variety of privacy tools. Avira subscriptions are priced per month instead of for a fixed time period of 1-3 years. This makes it much easier to cancel your subscription or make adjustments at any time.

Essentware was formerly known as PCKeeper is a fairly new name for our tests. It uses the Avira Engine under the hood. Overall it scored quite well. Its interface is easy to use and its performance was acceptable this month, though there were some issues with stability, mainly with scan jobs locking up – affected the score. The detection was good and a perfect run of the certification sets resulted in VB100.

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