SiSoftware Sandra 20/21-R14a – Memory Latency changes

We are pleased to release R14a (version 31.95) update for Sandra 20/21 with the following changes:

Sandra 20/21 Press Release

We are releasing a maintenance release that includes various updates and fixes that have affected the previous releases but includes all the updates introduced in the various R13x releases.

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Benchmarks, Hardware Support updates and fixes

  • Memory Latency Benchmark
    • In-Page Random” memory access latency pattern – TLB range fix – that resulted in too-low memory score (latency) to be reported on modern Intel systems (e.g. AlderLake with large L3 cache). Credit Rob Williams @ TechGage – many thanks!
    • Note that the other tests “Full Random” and “Sequential” memory access patterns – are *not* affected as the pattern is not affected by TLB data.
  • Cryptography Benchmark
    • fixed HWA code paths (AES, SHA) not engaging [R13x regression]
  • Hardware
    • Resolved L2 & L3 cache count detection [R13x regression]
  • Client (GUI)
    • Light/Dark-mode colour optimisations

Reviews using Sandra 20/21:

Update & Download

Commercial version customers can download the free updates from their software distributor; Lite users please download from your favourite download site.

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