Geekbench
Geekbench
5.4.4
4.3
0.0

Measure processor and memory performance and more.

Geekbench overview

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.

The published price is for a single-user license for OS X only, see the pricing page for other license options.

What’s new in version 5.4.4

Updated on Dec 22 2021

  • Improve hardware detection on Apple Silicon Macs.
  • Fix a crash that could on Windows and Linux with the latest Vulkan 1.2 drivers.
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    steveoliver360
    steveoliver360
    Sep 4 2019
    5.0.0
    5.0
    Sep 4 2019
    5.0
    Version: 5.0.0
    Geekbench is a great app and does exactly what it's designed to do. I really like to compare my computer to others to see where I can focus on any improvements possible. It's on sale on their site for $4.99, a no brainer.
    Helmo-Hass
    Helmo-Hass
    Sep 3 2019
    5.0.0
    1.0
    Sep 3 2019
    1.0
    Version: 5.0.0
    Frankly very hard to understand what improvements have been done.... - the benchmark inteface (on 10.13) rolled back to light instead of dark as it was on v.4.4.2 - the scores... (tested on i3 Haswell) with v.4.4.2 scores 6.185 multi with v.5 scores 1.185 multi Now what implementations or improvements can cause a loss of +5000 points on same machine a little different score maybe would have more sense since some values have changed into the application, BUT +5000 points its simply ridicolous Giving 1 star since there's no way I can call this "reliable" now
    CODE_ASH
    CODE_ASH
    Jul 20 2018
    4.2.3
    4.0
    Jul 20 2018
    4.0
    Version: 4.2.3
    Best in class
    Wombat
    Wombat
    Apr 4 2017
    4.1.0
    0.0
    Apr 4 2017
    0.0
    Version: 4.1.0
    WTF?! You have to let it snoop your machine unless you pay first. No go.
    rardin
    rardin
    Aug 31 2016
    4.0.0
    0.0
    Aug 31 2016
    0.0
    Version: 4.0.0
    It's unfortunate that versions of OS X prior to El Capitan are no longer supported. It would be nice if they made the system requirements for all platforms more obvious to keep users from wasting time trying to get Geekbench working on systems running operating systems that don't meet the software's requirements.
    Shk747
    Shk747
    May 15 2014
    3.1.6
    0.0
    May 15 2014
    0.0
    Version: 3.1.6
    why comes the "direct" update later than with this thread here ?! my geekb. shows 3.1.5 curently the "newest" ...
    Mcr
    Mcr
    Jan 12 2014
    3.1.4
    0.0
    Jan 12 2014
    0.0
    Version: 3.1.4
    Mactracker provides CPU benchmarks for the majority of the Mac models, including the variants within the same model line, where the CPU speed differs. Since the list of Apple models is finite (large, but finite) and the specs are consistent between models, I would think there would be little variance in benchmark results for a specific model, once a particular model (for example, a "iMac10,1") is tested and the results posted, whether posted by Mactracker or just other users with the same model. So if I own a iMac10,1 at 3.06GHz for example, why should I or should I not expect that my benchmark result would be significantly different from that listed in Mactracker, for the same iMac10,1 @ 3.06GHz? If the answer is yes, it could be significantly (+/- 5%) different, then I would say, why? if the answer is no, i should expect pretty much the same result, then running the same benchmark when test results for a model have already been posted, seems redundant? If one suspected there was a problem with their system, yes, running a benchmark might help troubleshoot a problem, but if it's just to gauge and compare between models, I would think the results posted in Mactracker are sufficient for comparison. BTW, I'm not advocating that you shouldn't use Geekbench. I can see a use for memory benchmarking, as people do buy third party memory and would want to compare brands or the impact of more/less memory.
    Invalid
    Invalid
    Dec 1 2013
    3.1.2
    0.0
    Dec 1 2013
    0.0
    Version: 3.1.2
    Can someone at MacUpdate amend the system requirements to OS X 10.6.6? Geekbench re-added Snow Leopard just one day after the 3.0.0 release, in version 3.0.1. http://www.primatelabs.com/geekbench/release/geekbench3.html
    rardin
    rardin
    Sep 20 2013
    3.1.0
    0.0
    Sep 20 2013
    0.0
    Version: 3.1.0
    Is 3.1.0 being pushed via the automatic update mechanism? Even a day after MacUpdate announced that 3.1.0 was available, 3.0.2 is still the latest version available on the Primate Labs web site.
    Grandpa-John
    Grandpa-John
    Aug 19 2013
    3.0.2
    0.0
    Aug 19 2013
    0.0
    Version: 3.0.2
    Just to let folks know, updating to version 3.0.2 via the usual update process through the application update menu item will not work. You get a dreaded "not properly signed" alert. But updating through MacUpdate Desktop works just fine.
    Anon42
    Anon42
    Aug 16 2013
    3.0.0
    0.0
    Aug 16 2013
    0.0
    Version: 3.0.0
    The system requirements for Geekbench 3 appear to be 10.7.5 or greater, not 10.5.8 or greater as listed by MacUpdate.
    Radus
    Radus
    Aug 16 2013
    3.0.0
    5.0
    Aug 16 2013
    5.0
    Version: 3.0.0
    best tool for cross platform comparison, fair pricing policy over the years, recommend it highly, bought version 3 (cross platform)
    Aargl
    Aargl
    Aug 3 2013
    2.4.3
    0.0
    Aug 3 2013
    0.0
    Version: 2.4.3
    How fair is geekbench? To all the GB enthusiasts here: One thing to consider is that scores can be very different between two versions of GB! I've tried v220 against v227 on an iMac G5 running OS 10.5.8: - v220 score = 1044 - v227 score = 1365 This is apparently because they introduced new tests for newer computers and OSes. I had to use v220 because it's the last one supporting Tiger and that's funny to notice that my 10.4 partition gave a 1281 score, which appears a lot better than Leopard in v220 and slightly worse in v227... Other trials on a more recent Intel mac gave worse results with OS 10.8 than with 10.6... In the end, the most important thing is the day to day ‘feeling’ in current tasks and those benches are not really telling you much about that. ;-) (the same applies for a given app that may be not optimized for your system, which ruins its performance, no matter the amazing score it has... the worse being the Finder, the all-time weakest and slowest part of OSX) Anyway, when comparing OSes or computers, be sure to use the same version everywhere, if you want coherent results! (and possibly use the root user to be sure you haven’t anything running in the background ;-)
    Maximas
    Maximas
    Apr 13 2013
    2.4.3
    5.0
    Apr 13 2013
    5.0
    Version: 2.4.3
    Great to compare my old slow iMac with the latest models. It remembers me I have to buy a new one asap. :-)
    THEE:LEE
    THEE:LEE
    Jun 18 2012
    2.3.3
    5.0
    Jun 18 2012
    5.0
    Version: 2.3.3
    Use it everytime I get a new mac, a great tool!
    Miocinq
    Miocinq
    Apr 11 2012
    2.3.0
    4.0
    Apr 11 2012
    4.0
    Version: 2.3.0
    Whats new: Removed support forPowerPC-based Macs....... Requirements: PPC/Intel, MacOS 10.4...
    Thomas1977
    Thomas1977
    Jan 19 2012
    2.2.6
    4.0
    Jan 19 2012
    4.0
    Version: 2.2.6
    Great to compare your machine with others. The price is a bit steep though.
    L0xby
    L0xby
    Sep 8 2011
    2.2.0
    0.0
    Sep 8 2011
    0.0
    Version: 2.2.0
    is it normal for the 64-bit test in 2.2.0 to be 4-5% lower than what's reported in 2.1.13? i've run both versions several times back to back and the 2.2.0 score is consistently lower.
    Haliomaster
    Haliomaster
    Aug 16 2011
    2.2.0b7
    5.0
    Aug 16 2011
    5.0
    Version: 2.2.0b7
    I just love benchmarking. It is cool to compare with others on-line. Price is a bit high imo
    d-tisdal
    d-tisdal
    Apr 9 2011
    2.1.13
    1.0
    Apr 9 2011
    1.0
    Version: 2.1.13
    I thought this would be a good idea. However, once you use it once...what good would the app be to use later? Plus, the numbers generated are too abstract to have any usefulness. Too complicated for someone like my wife or kids to use.
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