SiSoftware Sandra Titanium (2018) SP2b Update

Service Pack 2 (SP2) Download

We are pleased to announce SP2b (version 28.31) for Sandra Titanium (2018) with updated hardware and software support: Sandra Titanium (2018) Press Release CPU Benchmarks: Multi-Media, .Net Multi-Media, Java Multi-Media: optimised fractal picture size selection for better scaling. Crash fix upon loading large fractals. Image Processing: optimised picture size selection … Read more…

SiSoftware Sandra Titanium (2018) SP2 Update

Service Pack 2 (SP2) Download

We are pleased to announce SP2 (version 28.28) for Sandra Titanium (2018) with updated hardware and software support: Sandra Titanium (2018) Press Release GPGPU: nVidia Series 2000 (Turing) GPGPU support (still on SDK 9.2 for broad compatibility) Fixes workgroup sizes for Scientific benchmarks CPU: Support for Intel 9000-Series CPU Crypto … Read more…

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…