SiSoftware Sandra Titanium (2018) SP1b Update

Service Pack 1 (SP1) Download

We are pleased to announce SP1b (version 28.26) for Sandra Titanium (2018) with updated hardware and software support: Sandra Titanium (2018) Press Release GPGPU: Updated nVidia CUDA 9.2 SDK with FP16 support for all benchmarks nVidia Volta arch GPGPU support CPU: Support update for AMD ThreadRipper v2 CPU: Support update … Read more…

SiSoftware Sandra Titanium (2018) RTMa Update

We are pleased to release RTMa (RTM update A – version 28.18) update for Sandra Titanium (2018) with the following updates: Sandra Titanium (2018) Press Release CPU: Updated tools allowed for new AVX512 code-path (FFT) Hardware support updates and fixes Updates to the new Overall Benchmarks: CPU, GPGPU, Disk, Memory … Read more…

Sandra Platinum (2017) SP4 – Updates for ‘Meltdown’ and ‘Spectre’

Spectre Vulnerability

NB: SP4 has been refreshed to version 24.61 vs. the original 24.55 a day later. We are pleased to release SP4 (Service Pack 4 – version 24.61) update for Sandra Platinum (2017) with the following updates: Sandra Platinum (2017) Press Release Reporting of Operating System (Windows) speculation control settings for … Read more…

Sandra Platinum (2017) SP3 – Updates and Fixes

Service Pack 3 (SP3) Download

We are pleased to release SP3 (Service Pack 3 – version 24.50) update for Sandra Platinum (2017) with the following updates: Sandra Platinum (2017) Press Release Fix start-up crash with non-AVX older systems (both x86 and x64) Tools update allowing further optimisations to AVX512 benchmarks Other hardware information fixes depending … Read more…

Sandra Platinum (2017) SP2 – NUMA for ThreadRipper, AVX512 for SKL-X

Update Wizard

We are pleased to release SP2 (Service Pack 2 – version 24.41) update for Sandra Platinum (2017) with the following updates: Sandra Platinum (2017) Press Release Tools update allowing further ports of benchmarks to AVX512, e.g.: CPU Multi-Media: 128-bit (octa) floating-point benchmark CPU Scientific: GEMM, FFT N-Body (single and double … Read more…

AVX512 Improvement for Skylake-X (Core i9-9700X)

Intel Skylake-X Core i9

What is AVX512? AVX512 (Advanced Vector eXtensions) is the 512-bit SIMD instruction set that follows from previous 256-bit AVX2/FMA3/AVX instruction set. Originally introduced by Intel with its “Xeon Phi” GPGPU accelerators – albeit in a somewhat different form – it has finally made it to its CPU lines with Skylake-X … Read more…

NUMA performance improvement for AMD ThreadRipper in Sandra SP2

What is NUMA? Modern CPUs have had a built-in memory controller for many years now, starting with the K8/Opteron, in order to higher better bandwidth and lower latency. As a result in SMP systems each CPU has their own memory controller and its own system memory that it can access … Read more…

Sandra Platinum (2017) SP1a

Update Wizard

We are pleased to release SP1a (Service Pack 1a – version 24.30) update for Sandra Platinum (2017) with the following updates: Sandra Platinum (2017) Press Release Tools update allowing further ports of benchmarks to AVX512, e.g.: CPU Multi-Media: 128-bit (octa) floating-point benchmark CPU Scientific: GEMM and N-Body (single and double … Read more…

Sandra Platinum (2017) SP1

Service Pack 1 (SP1) Download

We are pleased to announce SP1 (Service Pack 1 – version 24.27) for Sandra Platinum (2017) with updated hardware support and benchmark optimisations: Sandra Platinum (2017) Press Release Updated hardware support to including: Intel HEDT/Workstation/Server Skylake-X/Kabylake-X Intel Core Cofeelake AMD HEDT/Workstation/Server Threadripper Updated DDR4, NVMem (non-volatile), PMem (persistent) memory support … Read more…

SiSoftware Sandra Platinum updated to RTMa

We are updating Sandra Platinum (2017) to RTMa (version 24.18) with a few important fixes and optimizations. Please update to this version as soon as applicable. Sandra 2017 Press Release * Windows 7/Server 2008 R2: failure to launch due to missing TPM support. If the BitLocker/TPM2 update was not installed … Read more…

SP1a for SiSoftware Sandra 2016 Released!

Update Wizard

We are happy to release SP1a (Service Pack 1a) to SiSoftware Sandra 2016. This is a minor update that improves stability and adds a few optimisations that were developed after further testing of SP1 release. The SP1a update also enables the Marbling: Perlin Noise 2D (3 octaves) Filter for both … Read more…

SP1 for SiSoftware Sandra 2016 Released!

Update Wizard

We are happy to release SP1 (Service Pack 1) to SiSoftware Sandra 2016. This release introduces initial AVX512 benchmarks with all SIMD benchmarks due to be ported once compiler support becomes available: – CPU Multi-Media (Fractal Generation): single, double floating-point; integer, long benchmarks ported to AVX512. [See article Future performance … Read more…