About score and watts

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03 Dec, 2019 09:42 AM

I just wanted to know if there is some normalisation going on. Let's say the base score is from the i3-8100 processor that is sucking up to 65 watts - and if it were to be compared with an A13 processor from Apple (around 1300 points), this would seem like that the Apple processor is faster while simultaneously using way less power.

So, are the scores somehow normalised as a performance per watt or anything, or can I read these results "as is" like described above? Thank you!

  1. 1 Posted by Colin on 04 Dec, 2019 03:28 AM

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    Thanks for reaching out to us about this. Geekbench scores do not take power consumption into account, and are directly representative of computational performance. You can certainly take the results as-is when comparing them. Higher scores are always better, and double the score indicates double the performance.

    All the best,

    Primate Labs Inc.

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