G Data's security suite is one of the best defenders we’ve ever seen, and it takes the top spot among this year's crop despite a rough interface.
McAfee's 2012 security suite posts mixed performance results, failing to keep up with top contenders.
Panda's security suite is a decent choice for keeping your PC safe, but its sluggish performance and mediocre interface drag down its score.
The 2012 edition of Avira's security suite gets the job done, but not much else.
Bitdefender’s security suite blends a friendly design with top-shelf PC protection for novices and advanced users alike.
The latest F-Secure suite is quite capable of keeping your machine safe, but it may drag your PC down at times.
Although not a top performer, Smart Security 5 is a strong, easy-to-use upgrade over previous versions of Eset’s security suite.
Avast's latest security suite is effective in defending against malware, but it could stand to improve in cleanup.
The Kaspersky security suite's on-access scans could be faster, but it’s very good at detection and blocking.
While Check Point's ZoneAlarm security suite is a reasonably solid protector, it may drag down your PC’s operations.