The SPEC/GWPG Report
Updates on graphics and workstation performance
March 2019


SPECgpc releases Linux Edition
of SPECviewperf 13 benchmark

The SPEC Graphics Performance Characterization Group (SPECgpc) has released a Linux Edition of its SPECviewperf 13 benchmark.

SPECviewperf 13 Linux Edition includes all the new features introduced in the Windows version last May, including new volume visualization viewsets for energy and medical applications, a redesigned GUI, improved scoring and reporting methods, and updated viewsets to support more recent versions of the applications on which they are based.

Welcome to new and re-elected officers

SPEC/GWPG has elected officers for one-year terms. The SPECwpc chair also established a new Director of Compute Research position. Congratulations to the new and re-elected officers.

Find out what's behind the benchmark curtain

SPEC/GWPG believes that benchmarking should be as open and transparent as possible. Our articles on LinkedIn Pulse go behind the scenes to show you the philosophies, mechanics and people behind benchmarks that relate to your everyday work.

Get an in-depth look at SPECworkstation 3.

Check out the more than two-dozen other articles on the site.

SPEC: For 30 years, a beacon of truth

To mark its 30th anniversary, SPEC has assembled a 30-year historical timeline and overviews of its four major groups, its energy initiatives, and its headquarters operations, with quotes from observers and participants over those three decades.

Visit the SPEC website and get a slice of SPEC history!

What do you want to measure?

At SPEC/GWPG we are continuously searching for what graphics and workstation users want to measure. Is there an area of performance or an application you want us to address? Get in touch to let us know.

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