Benchmarks (AIDA 64 v2.20)

Tests descriptions taken from http://aida64.helpmax.net/en/benchmark-guide

CPU Queens: This simple integer benchmark focuses on the branch prediction capabilities and the misprediction penalties of the CPU. It finds the solutions for the classic “Queens problem” on a 10 by 10 sized chessboard 

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CPU PhotoWorxx: This integer benchmark performs different common tasks used during digital photo processing

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CPU ZLib: This integer benchmark measures combined CPU and memory subsystem performance through the public ZLib compression library

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CPU AES: This integer benchmark measures CPU performance using AES (a.k.a. Rijndael) data encryption. It utilizes Vincent Rijmen, Antoon Bosselaers and Paulo Barreto’s public domain C code in ECB mode

aidaaes Intel Xeon E5 2690 and E5 2660 8 core Sandy Bridge EP Review

 

CPU Hash: This integer benchmark measures CPU performance using the SHA1 hashing algorithm defined in the Federal Information Processing Standards Publication 180-3

aidahash Intel Xeon E5 2690 and E5 2660 8 core Sandy Bridge EP Review

 

FPU VP8: This benchmark measures video compression performance using the Google VP8 (WebM) video codec 

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FPU Julia: This benchmark measures the single precision (also known as 32-bit) floating-point performance through the computation of several frames of the popular “Julia” fractal

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FPU Mandel: This benchmark measures the double precision (also known as 64-bit) floating-point performance through the computation of several frames of the popular “Mandelbrot” fractal

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FPU SinJulia: This benchmark measures the extended precision (also known as 80-bit) floating-point performance through the computation of a single frame of a modified “Julia” fractal

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