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Updates on graphics and workstation performance


SPECworkstation 3 updates are live

The SPEC Workstation Performance Characterization Group (SPECwpc) has issued minor updates for its SPECworkstation 3 benchmark. The updates, which do not affect scoring, include new release notes, minor bug fixes, and OpenCL compatibility improvements. Download it here.

Jon Peddie: PCs and workstations are not the same

Renowned computer graphics analyst Jon Peddie says that users ignore the differences between PCs and workstations at their own professional risk. Read more...

More people behind the benchmarks

Read about the people who help make SPEC/GWPG benchmarks special.

From algorithms that automatically detect subsurface features of polar ice sheets to performance benchmarking, SPECwpc vice chair Jerome Mitchell (right above) is a tireless seeker of better computing methodologies.

Allen Jensen (left above), vice chair of both SPEC/GWPG and the Application Performance Characterization (SPECapc) subcommittee, discusses the importance of measuring to get better.

Check out LinkedIn Pulse for more SPEC/GWPG profiles, technical articles, and opinion pieces.

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