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Usability
Performance and System Impact
Computer protection (Antivirus engine, Heuristic engine)
Internet protection (Web Guard, Anti-Phishing, Antispam, Browser extension)
Proactive protection (Behavior blocker, HIPS, Sandbox)
Network protection (Firewall, Botnet protection)
Ransomware protection
Banking & Payments protection

SeriousHoax

Level 18
Verified
Malware Tester
  1. Performance and System Impact = Both
  2. Computer protection (Antivirus engine, Heuristic engine) = Both but ESET may have slight advantage in heuristics
  3. Internet protection (Web Guard, Anti-Phishing, Antispam, Browser extension) = ESET
  4. Proactive protection (Behavior blocker, HIPS, Sandbox) = F-Secure for it's superior behavior blocking and ESET for HIPS if you want to manually create your own rules
  5. Network protection (Firewall, Botnet protection) = ESET
  6. Ransomware protection = F-Secure
  7. Banking & Payments protection = Both
 

Raiden

Level 15
Verified
Content Creator
Both are great products with excellent protection. I really don't think you can go wrong with either one. I haven't tried F-Secure in a while, but from what I have heard/read since switching to the Avira engine, it seems like they have made some great improvements. They have Deepguard, but Eset has HIPS. Eset is a tweaker's dream. Both are very light weight, so really I think both will serve you well. I would trial both and see which one you like more. Last time I tried F-secure, I couldn't get over that baby blue colour they have on their UI. I wish it was a more darker blue as I find that light blue makes it look like a kid's toy. That's just personal preference, but it drove me crazy lol.