December 18, 2008 in Utility (E)
[prMac.com] Waterloo, Ontario - Primate Labs announced today the immediate availability of Geekbench 2.1, an update to their cross-platform processor and memory benchmark for Linux, Mac OS X, Solaris, and Windows. Geekbench provides a comprehensive set of benchmarks engineered to quickly and accurately measure processor and memory performance. Designed to make benchmarks easy to run and easy to understand, Geekbench takes the guesswork out of producing robust and reliable benchmark results.
Geekbench 2.1 focused on making the application more approachable to new users by overhauling the benchmark result view in a way that make benchmark scores more prominent and easier to understand. These same improvements were also ported to the newly redesigned Geekbench Result Browser making scores even easier to compare than before.
Version 2.1 also includes a number of new features and bug fixes for power users, including offline result submission, increased benchmark accuracy in virtual machines, and improved timing code that better handles software-overclocked systems.
Minimum System Requirements:
Mac OS X 10.4 or later, Windows XP or later, or Fedora Core 8 or later are required to use Geekbench 2.1.
Pricing and Availability:
Geekbench costs $19.95 (USD) for new users, Geekbench 2.0 users will receive the update for free. Please visit the product website for further details.
Founded by John Poole in 2007, Primate Labs specialized in developing cross-platform applications for a number of operating systems. Primate Labs is based in Waterloo, Ontario. Copyright 2007-2008 Primate Labs. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, are registered trademarks of Apple Computer in the U.S. and/or other countries.