Geekbench shows only empty window

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13 Jan, 2020 03:17 PM

When starting Geekbench the Main Window, opens but is blank.

In Console I find the following error
standard 16:10:14.832372+0100 Geekbench 5 -[__NSCFString bytes]: unrecognized selector sent to instance 0x600000c84d50
standard 16:10:14.832492+0100 Geekbench 5 Failed to set (contentViewController) user defined inspected property on (PLGeekbenchWindow): -[__NSCFString bytes]: unrecognized selector sent to instance 0x600000c84d50

Imac Retina 5K, 2019, System 10.15
Tested teh free version as well as the version from Appstore.

  1. 1 Posted by Artem S. Tashki... on 16 Jan, 2020 12:06 PM

    Artem S. Tashkinov 's Avatar

    Are you sure you've updated to MacOS 10.15.2?

    Are you sure you're running GB 5.1?

  2. 2 Posted by Stephan Heß on 16 Jan, 2020 08:21 PM

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    Hello Artem,
    yes to both.

    Yesterday I installed the new Developer Beta Build 19D62e.

    Directly after installing the Beta Geekbench ran without hitch. The Appstore version (5.02) as well as the one from your website (5.1.0).

    But after the first restart, both versions showed blank windows only.

    Can you tell me where the string is supposed to come from NVRAM, gobbled together from system features, stored in a plist or part of the Apps resources. So I could check whether there is an error related to that (permissions for files, cleared/overwirtten NVRAM etc.).

    It's weird that it works until the first restart.

    Kind regards

  3. 3 Posted by Artem S. Tashki... on 23 Jan, 2020 06:06 PM

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    Please email GB at

    support at primatelabs dot com.

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