Does Geekbench stress test L3 cache size?

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23 Aug, 2012 06:54 AM

If so how and in which test is it most likely to be reflected?

I'm no programmer or computer scientist but I've heard that processor cache sizes can impact performance in certain applications such as advanced scientific modelling and high performance parallel or batch processing. Is this true?

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by John on 20 Feb, 2013 10:04 PM

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    Sorry for the delay in getting back to you.

    Geekbench's benchmarks utilize all levels of processor cache, and having a larger L3 cache will certainly increase performance.

    Best,
    John

  2. John closed this discussion on 20 Feb, 2013 10:04 PM.

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