CPU and Memory Footprint

In today’s mobile world, resources matter. CPU and memory use are important to the average user. It translates into how many apps can be open and how quickly you can switch, and it impacts the overall usability of the computer.

We took a look at memory and CPU usage during idle and during a sync process. This wasn’t just for the app, but took into account additional resources that Outlook may be relying on. In nearly every case, Outlook 2016 used fewer resources. How much less? Often 20-40% less.


Figure 6: CPU and Memory Footprint
(shorter is faster)