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NovaBench lets you test the main components of your Mac quickly.

Testing generally takes only 1-2 minutes, and produces detailed information and an overall system score.

  • Floating Point Test - Tests CPU's floating point arithmetic speed
  • Integer Test - Tests CPU's integer arithmetic speed
  • MD5 Hashing Speed - General CPU test
  • 3D Graphics Test - Tests GPU with a heavily shader dependent 3D scene
  • RAM Speed - Tests RAM read and write speed
  • Disk Write Speed - Test write speed of primary or selected storage device

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What's New

Version 1.1:
  • Fixed GPU test scoring to bring inline with Windows
  • Score submission over SSL
  • App is now using OS X sandboxing
  • Hard drive size no longer contirbutes to score
  • Fixed OS X 10.7 Lion SSD write speed bug
  • Message displayed before opening Internet speed test site
  • Changed branding from Novatech Network to Novawave Inc.
  • New NBR file icon
  • Graceful graphics test failure


Mac OS X 10.5 or later

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Current Version (1.x)


Downloads 29,160
Version Downloads 27,389
Type Utilities / System
License Free
Date 10 Nov 2011
Platform Intel 64 / OS X / Intel 32
Price Free
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