Geekbench 3 supports more real-world performance tests

Geekbench 3 supports more real-world performance tests

Primate Labs has released Geekbench 3, the latest version of their processor benchmarking tool for Mac, Windows, Linux, Android and iOS.

Geekbench 3 is a processor benchmarking tool that provides scores to show how fast your computer or device is working. The new release is the first major update to Geekbench in more than half a decade, so there are a lot of changes.

Among those changes are 15 new benchmark tests which model real-world processing tasks like encryption, image processing, signal processing and physics simulation. A dozen benchmarks have been rewritten to be more representative of real-world use. Geekbench also nos differentiates single-core and multi-core processor performance.

iOS users wil see a new interface optimized for Apple's forthcoming iOS 7, along with new features like automatic benchmark archival and Dropbox integration.

Peter Cohen

Managing Editor of iMore, Mac and gaming specialist and all-around technologist. Follow him on Twitter @flargh

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I always like to see how other machines compare, think it is interesting to see raw specs from time to time. Even though that does not show anything for actually usability a feel lol.