Geekbench-4.0.4-Linux: Internal timer error detected

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19 Mar, 2017 06:47 PM

System Information
  Operating System        Ubuntu 16.10 4.8.0-41-generic x86_64
  Model                   To Be Filled By O.E.M. To Be Filled By O.E.M.
  Motherboard             ASRock 970 Extreme4
  Processor               AMD FX-8320E @ 3.20 GHz
                          1 Processor, 4 Cores, 8 Threads
  Processor ID            AuthenticAMD Family 21 Model 2 Stepping 0
  L1 Instruction Cache    16.0 KB x 4
  L1 Data Cache           64.0 KB x 8
  L2 Cache                2.00 MB x 4
  L3 Cache                8.00 MB
  Memory                  15.6 GB 
  BIOS                    American Megatrends Inc. P2.80
  Compiler                Clang 3.8.0 (tags/RELEASE_380/final)
Geekbench has detected a 27.3s difference between the clock (229s) and the high-resolution timer (202s) on your system. Since this difference can affect benchmark results, Geekbench will not display the benchmark results.


$ cat /proc/cmdline 
BOOT_IMAGE=/vmlinuz-4.8.0-41-generic root=/dev/mapper/vg00-lv_root ro priority=low clocksource=hpet hpet=force

$ cat /sys/devices/system/clocksource/clocksource0/current_clocksource hpet

$ cat /sys/devices/system/clocksource/clocksource0/available_clocksource tsc hpet acpi_pm

Previously in this system installed Phenome II x4 965T, and used default clocksource tsc - but geekbench not detect differences.
Currently with FX-8320E Geekbench detect differences with clocksource tsc and if clocksource force switched to hpet.
And I tryed disable hpet (and/or tsc) in BIOS and in kernel on load - but Geekbench still detect difference between the clock and the high-resolution timer.

I think in Geekbench using wrong method for detect difference of clock under linux.

Also Geekbench wrong detect cores and threads for FX-8320E:

  Processor               AMD FX-8320E @ 3.20 GHz
                          1 Processor, 4 Cores, 8 Threads
This cpu have not threads, it have 8 real cores.

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