Antivirus Performance Comparison

These viruses can do a variety of things, ranging from stealing hard disk space to gaining access to your personal data or draining your CPU. There are numerous anti-virus programs on the market to protect your devices from the dangers. It is important to choose one that is not likely to have an impact on the system performance. All of our antivirus software is tested against this factor. The results are based on how long it takes each application to complete an operation. Kaspersky Security Cloud Free, for example had a background impact of 6% while conducting a full scan while ESET had an effect of 12 percent.

Avira is a German-based company. Avira is well-established in our tests and consistently scores well above the 90% mark in all three categories – Performance, Protection and Usability (False Positives). The UI has a variety of features and features, including a sophisticated “firewall” and a range of privacy tools. Avira subscriptions are priced monthly rather than for a fixed time period of 1-3 years. This makes it much easier to cancel your subscription or change the terms at anytime.

Essentware, previously known as PCKeeper was a relatively new name for our tests. It utilizes the Avira Engine underneath the hood. Overall, it performed well. Its performance and user interface are both easy to use but there are a few issues with stability that resulted in scan jobs freezing up which have reduced the score. The detection was good and a perfect run of the certification sets resulted in VB100.

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