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Re: CPU synthetic benchmark

On Thu, 2010-10-14 at 14:28 -0500, Ron Johnson wrote:
> On 10/14/2010 01:52 PM, Martin Spinassi wrote:
> > Hi list!
> >
> > I'm searching for some good CPU synthetic test. I've found a few, but
> > their last update where from ~1996, and don't know if they are the right
> > tools to test modern CPU chips.
> >
> The only problem with old code is that it might not compile with 
> modern GCC.  In which case you fix it and run the test.  You might 
> also have to enlarge the data set so that it doesn't all sit in the 
> dcache.
> Otherwise, the Byte Unix Benchmark, Dhrystone, Whetstone & LINPACK 
> are as (in)valid today as they were 30 years ago.

Thanks for the reply Ron.

I've two problems with that.

First, I'm not as good on C to change the code.
I'm not sure if it stress multiples cores on one CPU.

May be doing some test. Rendering a blender image?

How do you do your CPU benchmarks test?



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