Geekbench 4

By: someone (, July 29, 2016 12:58 pm
Room: Moderated Discussions
John Poole ( on July 29, 2016 11:57 am wrote:
> Doug S ( on July 29, 2016 9:08 am wrote:
> > anon ( on July 28, 2016 10:58 pm wrote:
> > > Can you then provide a description of the benchmark here or somewhere that doesn't require sign up?
> >
> >
> > Agreed. If you have to sign up and participate in the beta just to learn what components are in the
> > benchmark, then the odds of it being discussed here are pretty low. RWT is probably one of the best
> > places to find people who could make good suggestions and provide constructive criticism. We certainly
> > have provided a lot of criticism (some of it even constructive :)) about Geekbench in the past, though
> > it isn't as though other benchmarks like SPEC and TPC have escaped criticism here either.
> >
> > Obviously there is still a need for testing as descriptions of the benchmark
> > components can only take you so far, comparing results you get on different
> > hardware is also necessary to see how it really works is also needed.
> >
> > But the starting point should be "what is in it, and how
> > much will each component figure into the overall score?"
> Sure thing. Here's some preliminary documentation on the CPU workloads included
> in Geekbench 4:

The weighting 5/45/30/20 between crypto/int/fp/mem workloads looks reasonable.

I presume all inputs to the FP benchmarks are reasonable and don't include or
create NANs or denorms or cause excessive exceptions? A good lesson from
SPECfp is to include checks that the results are correct within some numeric
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