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NewsPoster Aug 16, 2013 07:58 AM
GeekBench 3 released for all major platforms
<a href="http://www.primatelabs.com/geekbench/">GeekBench 3</a> has been released for all major platforms including Windows, OS X, and Linux on the desktop. A mobile version of the widely used benchmarking utility has also been released for <a href=" https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.primatelabs.geekbench3"> Android</a> and <a href="https://itunes.apple.com/au/app/geekbench-3/id683676887?mt=8">iOS</a>. The new version is the first major revision to the app since version 2 was released six years ago. According to Primate Labs, the new suite of tests includes 15 new benchmark tests that have been designed to real-world processor intensive tasks. <br /><br />The new tests have been designed to cover encryption, image processing, signal processing and physics simulations. GeekBench 3 also continues with 12 tests from Geekbench 2, although these have been completely rewritten. The scoring system has also been revamped that distinguishes between single-core performance and multi-core performance. The reason for this is that although programs are being compiled, or recompiled, to take advantage multi-core processors, most still utilize only a single core. Single-core performance, is therefore highly relevant when determining how a processor will function for most tasks.<br />
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Primate Labs is offering introductory pricing across the board, as app store customers can't be offered upgrade pricing. For desktops, prices start at $5 for a single-platform license or $10 for a cross-platform license, with the offer ending August 31. Mobile versions will have pricing varying according to local currencies.<br />
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makesense Aug 16, 2013 12:39 PM
new program crashes at end of test; also will not open the report sent from GB3 on iPhone (using MacPro 1.1 with OSX Lion); previous versions of Geekbench worked fine.
 
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