The SPEC/GWPG Report
Updates on graphics and workstation performance
July 2013


SUV body model from new SPECapc for Siemens NX 8.5 benchmark

New SPECapc for Siemens NX 8.5 -- On July 24, SPECapc released updated benchmark software for systems running Siemens NX 8.5. SPECapc for Siemens NX 8.5 runs on the Windows 7 64-bit operating system. New features include quality control improvements, faster runtimes and automatic collection of system information for results submissions to the SPEC website.

SPECwpc benchmark in early beta -- The SPECwpc group has released an early beta version of the first comprehensive, system-level benchmark based on professional workstation applications. Find out more about the upcoming benchmark.

Looking ahead at Siggraph 2013 -- SPEC/GWPG representatives are meeting with media and key advisors at Siggraph 2013, July 22-25 in Anaheim, Calif., to update them on SPECapc, SPECwpc and SPECviewperf 12 activities. See the Siggraph 2013 press release for more.

Around the globe with SPEC/GWPG -- See 40 benchmark results, reviews and articles mentioning SPEC/GWPG and its products from websites around the world in May and June.

Free benchmark downloads -- Almost all SPEC/GWPG benchmarks, including the new SPECapc for Siemens NX 8.5, are available to non-commercial entities for free downloading. Visit

Get the latest results from SPEC -- Visit the SPEC web site for the latest in peer-reviewed graphics and workstation performance results. Recently new SPECapc results have been posted by Develop3D for PTC Creo 2.0 and Solidworks 2013.

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