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PugetBench for Adobe Creative Cloud

Written on February 25, 2020 by Matt Bach
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PugetBench for Adobe Creative Cloud - Suite License

Includes support for Photoshop, Lightroom Classic, After Effects, and Premiere Pro benchmarks.

Purchase Suite License ($2,000)

Puchase indiviual license ($550)
Photoshop | Lightroom Classic | After Effects | Premiere Pro

All licenses are per technician and valid for the current beta and future 1.x versions.

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Adobe's Creative Cloud suite includes industry leading applications for graphic design, photography, video editing, and a host of other creative workflows. Even though these applications are all developed by Adobe, each utilizes the hardware in a computer in very different and unique ways. Because of this, it can be extremely difficult to determine exactly what hardware will give the end user the best possible performance.

To address the need for comprehensive, repeatable, and consistent benchmark testing, Puget Systems is developing benchmarks that are designed to thoroughly test many of Adobe's most popular applications using real-world projects and workflows. In fact, these are the same benchmarks we use to publish regular hardware articles looking at the performance of the latest CPU, GPU, and other hardware components.

The world of computing is vast, however, and there is no way we can feasibly test every possible combination of hardware available. Since we care so deeply about improving and furthering both the workstation and content creation industries as a whole, we have decided to make many of our benchmarks available for public download. While we do have free versions that allow individuals to evaluate the performance of their own systems, we also have specific commercial use versions that include features that are often desired by those performing testing for commercial applications (system reviewers, hardware/software developers, workstation manufacturers, etc.)

Benchmark Information and Downloads

Download PugetBench for Adobe CC User Guide

PugetBench for
Photoshop V0.93.3

Supports Ps ver. 20, 21, 22, 23
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PugetBench for
Lightroom Classic V0.93

Supports LrC ver. 9, 10, 11
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PugetBench for
Premiere Pro V0.95.4

Supports Pr ver. 14, 15, 22
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PugetBench for
After Effects V0.95.1

Supports Ae ver. 16, 17, 18, 22
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When using ZXP packages, we recommend using AEScript's ZXP Installer for installing and uninstalling the plugins.

Previous Versions

PugetBench for Photoshop

PugetBench for Lightroom Classic

PugetBench for After Effects

PugetBench for AERender

PugetBench for Premiere Pro

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Tags: Premiere Pro, Benchmark, Download, Lightroom, After Effects, Adobe, Creative Cloud, Commercial, Photoshop

Why you don't create benchmark for Adobe Audition?

Posted on 2020-04-17 08:45:05

That is something we have looked at in the past, but we had a really hard time working out real-world projects that would be good for testing. The only things we could find that really showed a difference between different hardware were completely unrealistic situations that no one would ever actually be doing.

Posted on 2020-04-23 22:51:41

Can I run the free edition and publish my results to online groups (with link to pugetsystems tool)

Posted on 2020-05-09 18:29:14

As long as you are not profiting from it, yes! So helping people figure out what hardware to use, bragging, etc, is all just fine as long as you are not publishing reviews, selling systems directly, or things like that.

Posted on 2020-05-11 16:49:36
Asit verma

if this PugetBench for Adobe Creative Cloud - Suite single License can be deployed on multiple machines ?

Posted on 2021-03-02 03:11:25

Hey Asit - our licensing is per technician, so a single person can use it on as many machines as they want. Doesn't matter if it is 1 machine or 200.

Posted on 2021-03-02 18:06:29
Asit verma

Thanks Matt for clarification. Is there a corporate license also available which can be used by multiple technicians ?

Posted on 2021-03-03 06:55:57

Right now, the main way to do that would be to just purchase multiple licenses. If you need more than 10 licenses, however, you can email benchmark-support@pugetsystems.com and we can talk about quantity discounts.

Posted on 2021-03-03 16:07:16
Asit verma

Thanks Matt

Posted on 2021-03-04 07:03:53
Asit verma

Hi Matt, in case the technician moves to some other org or company ,this license can be transferred to other technician internally within the team ?

Posted on 2021-03-15 04:54:32

Yea, that is fine. We are trying to be very flexible in the licensing terms, which is why we aren't tying the license to a specific email address or anything like that.

Posted on 2021-03-15 17:43:40
Gabriel M

Hi Matt !

I'm Data Science student fascinated by computers and the Puget Systems work to find the best computer for the application to a given budget, I'm from Brazil and the pc market here is not good for someone that has a low budget to spent, that's why sometimes I spend hours looking in your database comparing benchmarks results trying to choose the parts for my own desktop pc, is that ok that I used some of my skills to scrap the database and apply some analytics?
So my main concern is to not harm your business or getting in trouble in the process and in the end I also hope to finally choose my own pc parts based in the data collected.
As I said before, I'm a student interesting in the subject, so my goals are to answer my own questions about the combination of CPU + GPU + RAM for the Adobe Creative Cloud applications in the low budget area and to create a article and a YouTube video about it. Would that be ok?

Posted on 2021-09-07 13:39:56

As long as you cite us as the source, that is perfectly fine! One thing to keep in mind is that we have no way to detect things like overclocking (or a broken system), so if you are looking at mass data, make sure you have a way to filter out high/low results

Posted on 2021-09-07 15:52:38
Gabriel M

That is true ! and the type of storage has a major impact as well I presume, and there are some other hidden variables that can also effect the overall performance.

Posted on 2021-09-13 18:58:37

Hi @Matt Bach,
in the press license request you mention publications to be from USA only. Do you think it'd be possible for our website (ReHWolution) to have such a license despite being from Italy?
Thanks in advance!

Posted on 2021-11-14 09:05:44