SiSoftware Sandra 20/21-R6a – Hybrid big/LITTLE, Windows Server 2022, Benchmarks Updates

We are pleased to release R6a (version 31.41) update for Sandra 20/21 with the following changes:

Sandra 20/21 Press Release

We are continuing to make improvements for hybrid (big/LITTLE) architectures – like Intel’s “Alder Lake” (ADL). In addition to detection, there are scheduling and benchmark optimisations that are ongoing.

Hardware Support, Updates & Fixes

  • Hardware:
    • Intel “Alder Lake” (ADL) LITTLE/E cores detection and presentation
    • Fixed BSOD (blue-screen-of-death) when Core Isolation/Memory Integrity is enabled on Intel “Skylake” (SKL) and later systems
  • CPU Benchmarks:
    • Additional Core/Thread selection support
      • big/P Cores Only” (but not threads – thus 8T) – only “Core” cores
      • LITTLE/E Cores Only” (thus 8T) – only “Atom” cores
      • Multi-Threaded big/P Cores” – only “Core” cores w/SMT – thus 16T
      • Single Thread big/P Core” – (1T) thus single “Core” core
      • Single Thread LITTLE/E Core” – (1T) thus single “Atom” core
  • Cache Latency:
    • big / LITTLE core latency test (L1D/L1I P/E, L2 P/E, L3)
  • Memory & Cache Bandwidth:
    • big / LITTLE cores bandwidth (L1D/L1I P/E, L2 P/E, L3)
  • New Operating System Support:
    • Windows Server 2022 LTSC (21H2)
    • Windows 11

Reviews using Sandra 20/21:

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