What's New

Geekbench 2.4.3

Released 2013-04-12

  • Added support for sharing benchmark results with other applications on BlackBerry 10.
  • Improved interface layout on BlackBerry 10.
  • Improved processor model detection on BlackBerry 10.
  • Fixed a bug where system information was invisible on the BlackBerry Q10.
  • Fixed a bug where stress test output did not appear on the command line.
  • Fixed a bug where Geekbench misreported the processor frequency on BlackBerry 10.
  • Fixed a bug where Geekbench didn't prevent the screen from sleep when running benchmarks on BlackBerry 10.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause uploads to fail when using a proxy.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause uploads to fail on older hardware.

Geekbench 2.4.2

Released 2013-03-07

  • Ported Geekbench to BlackBerry 10.
  • Added "Export License File" to Geekbench 2 Pro.
  • Added support for iMac (Late 2012).
  • Added support for MacBook Pro (Retina Early 2013).
  • Added a comparison chart to the benchmark results on Android.
  • Added support for sharing benchmark results with other applications on Android.
  • Fixed a bug where Geekbench misidentified Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 processors.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause unwanted characters to appear in messages.
  • Worked around an issue that could cause Geekbench to underreport performance on Android 4.0.0 through 4.0.3.

Geekbench 2.4.0

Released 2012-11-15

  • Added support for Mac mini (Late 2012).
  • Added support for iPad (4th generation), iPad mini, and iPod touch (5th generation).
  • Added support for Nexus 4 and Nexus 10.
  • Added progress view to track benchmark progress on Android.
  • Added localizations on Android and iOS.
  • Removed the need to run Geekbench as root in order to gather accurate system information under Linux.
  • Improved support for Windows 8.
  • Improved support for Windows systems with more than 64 cores.
  • Improved support for systems with less than 512MB of memory.
  • Fixed a bug that misidentified the international iPhone 5.
  • Fixed a bug that caused benchmarks to cancel when the device was rotated on Android.
  • Disabled the idle timer that could cause the screen to sleep during benchmarks on iOS.
  • Refreshed results view design.

Geekbench 2.3.4

Released 2012-07-10

  • Added support for Mountain Lion and Gatekeeper.
  • Added support for Retina Display.
  • Added 'geekbench' tool to Geekbench for Linux.
  • Added support for Intel-based Android devices.
  • Improved support for Windows systems with more than 32 cores.
  • Improved results display on iPhone, iPod touch, and Android.
  • Improved handset and processor detection on Android.
  • Fixed spurious high-resolution timer errors on older Windows systems.

Geekbench 2.3.3

Released 2012-06-12

  • Renamed MacBook Pro (Retina) to match Apple's naming convention.

Geekbench 2.3.2

Released 2012-06-12

  • Added support for MacBook Air (Mid 2012).
  • Added support for MacBook Pro (Mid 2012).
  • Added preliminary support for MacBook Pro (15-inch Retina Display).

Geekbench 2.3.1

Released 2012-04-12

  • Fixed "ordinal 344 could not be located" error on Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 R2.

Geekbench 2.3.0

Released 2012-04-10

  • Removed support for PowerPC-based Macs.
  • Removed offline result management from tryout mode.
  • Added portable installs for Pro licenses.
  • Added support for Ivy Bridge processors.
  • Improved support for MacBook Pro (17-inch Mid 2009).
  • Improved "internal timer error" diagnostic message.

Geekbench 2.2.7

Released 2012-02-20

  • Fixed an unhandled exception on OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion).
  • Fixed a bug that prevented "Check for Updates..." from working properly.
  • Fixed a bug that misidentified the iPhone 4 (CDMA).
  • Improved processor frequency detection on Windows.
  • Improved processor detection on Linux.

Geekbench 2.2.6

Released 2012-01-19

  • Fixed a hang that could occur when running benchmarks on Windows.
  • Fixed a bug that canceled benchmarks prematurely on Android.
  • Fixed a bug that misidentified some late model MacBook Pros.
  • Re-enabled multi-threaded tests on single-core systems.
  • Improved compatibility with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.
  • Improved upload error messages on Windows and Linux.
  • Improved handling of corrupted Geekbench files.

Geekbench 2.2.5

Released 2012-01-15

  • Fixed a startup crash that occurred on Android 4 (Ice Cream Sandwich).

Geekbench 2.2.4

Released 2012-01-14

  • Initial Android release.

Geekbench 2.2.3

Released 2011-11-02.

  • Removed support for Mac OS X 10.4.
  • Added support for the the MacBook Pro (Late 2011).
  • Added support for the iPhone 4S.
  • Improved performance on systems with less than 512MB of RAM.
  • Improved processor detection on Linux.
  • Improved compatibility with older Linux distributions.
  • Fixed divide-by-zero errors that occurred on Windows XP 64-Bit Edition.
  • Fixed floating-point exceptions that occurred on Debian Wheezy.
  • Fixed a deadlock that could occur when running benchmarks on Mac OS X and Windows.
  • Fixed a bug that caused the Mac App Store version to overreport performance.
  • Fixed a bug that could prevent uploading results to the Geekbench Browser.
  • Fixed processor core counts on computers with more than 64 cores.

Geekbench 2.2.0

Released 2011-08-31.

  • Moved 32-bit and 64-bit benchmarks into the same user interface.
  • Added a new hardware stress test.
  • Added a new command-line tool for Mac OS X and Windows.
  • Added new "Export As..." commands.
  • Added a new document-based interface on Windows.
  • Added new hardware information on Windows (processor socket, processor codename, northbridge, and southbridge)
  • Added automatic updates on Mac OS X.
  • Added support for the latest Macs.
  • Added support for the latest AMD and Intel processors.
  • Redesigned Geekbench result presentation.
  • Improved hardware detection on Linux and Windows.
  • Fixed a bug that caused some Geekbench workloads to misreport performance on 8-core systems.
  • Fixed processor cache detection bugs on late-model AMD and Intel processors.
  • Fixed a startup crash that could occur on Lion.
  • Fixed a crash that could occur when loading saved Geekbench files.
  • Fixed processor core counts for late-model AMD processors.
  • Fixed processor core counts for hyper-threaded processors under Linux.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause Geekbench results to render incorrectly.
  • Fixed registration bugs some users encountered when registering.
  • Fixed thread affinity bugs on multi-socket systems.
  • Fixed several race conditions in multi-threaded workloads.

Geekbench 2.1.13

Released 2011-03-12.

Geekbench 2.1.12

Released 2011-02-11.

  • Fixed a crash that occurred when loading corrupted results.
  • Improved plain text result display.

Geekbench 2.1.11

Released 2011-01-02.

  • Fixed registration issues some users encountered when registering.

Geekbench 2.1.10

Released 2010-11-10.

  • Fixed registration issues some users encountered when registering.

Geekbench 2.1.9

Released 2010-11-01.

  • Added support for the new MacBook Air and MacBook Pro models.

Geekbench 2.1.8

Released 2010-10-09.

  • Fixed a bug in processor identification on x86-based systems.

Geekbench 2.1.7

  • Fixed a problem that prevented Geekbench from scaling beyond 32 cores.
  • Added support for Mac mini (Early 2010).
  • Added support for iMac (21.5-inch Mid 2010) and iMac (27-inch Mid 2010).
  • Added support for Mac Pro (Mid 2010).

Geekbench 2.1.6

Released 2010-04-22.

  • Added Linux distribution reporting.
  • Added support for MacBook Pros (Early 2010).
  • Updated support for iMac (27-inch Late 2009).
  • Fixed a crash that occured on launch under Mac OS X 10.4.11.
  • Fixed a crash that could occur when submitting results under Mac OS X.
  • Fixed processor and core counts on Intel Core 2 Quad and Core i7 processors.
  • Fixed Solaris processor detection.

Geekbench 2.1.5

Released 2010-03-19.

  • Added support for Windows Server 2008 R2.
  • Added support for iMac (Late 2009).
  • Re-introduced support for Solaris 10.
  • Added the command-line version of Geekbench to Geekbench for Windows.
  • Corrected core and thread count for AMD processors.
  • Fixed a crash under VMWare Fusion 3 with Windows 7 as the guest OS.
  • Fixed an abnormal exit under Windows Server 2008 R2 running recent Intel processors.
  • Fixed a bug where early-model PowerPC Macs were marked as Hackintoshes.

Geekbench 2.1.4

Released 2009-08-20.

  • Fixed a crash on Macs running Mac OS X 10.4.11.

Geekbench 2.1.3

Released 2009-08-03.

  • Added support for MacBook Pro (Mid 2009).
  • Added support for the latest AMD and Intel processors.
  • Added experimental support for Windows 7.

Geekbench 2.1.2

Released 2009-02-27

  • Added support for MacBook (Early 2009) and MacBook Pro (17-inch Early 2009).
  • Fixed a bug where PowerPC 64-bit results were flagged as invalid.
  • Fixed a bug where “threads” and “cores” labels were swapped in the results view.

Geekbench 2.1.1

Released 2009-02-03.

  • Added support for MacBook (Late 2008), MacBook Air (Late 2008) and MacBook Pro (Late 2008).
  • Added support for Intel Core i7 and AMD Phenom II processors.
  • Added the distinction between processor cores and processor threads.
  • Updated benchmark result user interface.
  • Fixed core/thread counting bugs for Intel Core i7 processors.
  • Fixed a startup crash that occurred under Vista's diagnostic mode.
  • Fixed a crash that occurred when running Geekbench for Windows under Wine.
  • Fixed a bug that exaggerated benchmark performance under Geekbench for Windows (64-bit version).

Geekbench 2.1.0

Released 2008-12-18.

  • Redesigned benchmark result view.
  • Redesigned Geekbench Browser.
  • Added offline result submission.
  • Improved accuracy under virtual machines.
  • Improved timer code to handle software-overclocked systems.

Geekbench 2.0.19

Released 2008-09-03

  • Fixed a number of processor detection bugs.

Geekbench 2.0.18

Released 2008-07-16.

  • Built with Xcode 3.1.
  • Added support for the latest Core 2 and Phenom processors.

Geekbench 2.0.17

Released 2008-05-27.

  • Improved support for iMac (Early 2008).

Geekbench 2.0.16

Released 2008-04-30.

  • Added preliminary support for iMac (Early 2008).
  • Added better handling of corrupt SMBIOS strings
  • Added the ability to save results on Windows
  • Fixed timeout errors that could occur when submitting results to the Geekbench Browser.
  • Improved support for machines running 32-bit operating systems with more than 4GB of RAM.

Geekbench 2.0.15

Released 2008-04-09.

  • Improved support for the MacBook Air.
  • Improved support for Pentium 4 5xx and 6xx processors.

Geekbench 2.0.14

Released 2008-03-17.

  • Updated Mac OS X motherboard detection.
  • Updated x86 processor detection.
  • Added system BIOS detection.

Geekbench 2.0.13

Released 2008-03-10.

  • Added support for the MacBook (Early 2008) and the MacBook Pro (Early 2008).
  • Added x86 processor database.
  • Improved logical/physical processor count detection.
  • Improved Hackintosh detection.

Geekbench 2.0.12

Released 2008-02-19.

  • Fixed a couple of 64-bit crashes that affected both Leopard and Vista.

Geekbench 2.0.11

Released 2008-02-04.

  • Added support for the MacBook Air and the Xserve (Early 2008).
  • Fixed performance problems on PowerPC-based Macs.
  • Fixed a crash on PowerPC-based systems running Mac OS X 10.4.10.

Geekbench 2.0.10

Released 2008-01-23.

  • Added support for Mac Pro (Early 2008).

Geekbench 2.0.9

Released 2007-12-20.

  • Added high-resolution icons for Leopard and Vista.
  • Added an installation program for Windows version.
  • Fixed several system information bugs.

Geekbench 2.0.8

Released 2007-11-06.

  • Adds support for the latest MacBook and MacBook Pro.
  • Now built with Xcode 3.0 GM.

Geekbench 2.0.7

Released 2007-10-22.

  • Added 64-bit benchmarks for Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard).

Geekbench 2.0.6

Released 2007-08-29.

  • Added system information support for new iMacs and Mac minis.

Geekbench 2.0.5

Released 2007-07-09.

  • Numerous system information bug fixes.

Geekbench 2.0.4

Released 2007-07-03.

  • Improved hardware detection under Rosetta
  • New result submission UI
  • New result format selection (default or plain text)
  • Added latest Apple hardware (MacBook Pro (Mid 2007))
  • Various minor bug fixes

Geekbench 2.0.3

Released 2007-05-30.

  • A number of system information bug fixes.
  • Added Geekbench for Linux.

Geekbench 2.0.2

Released 2007-04-12.

  • Updated model list that includes the latest Apple hardware (Xserve (Late 2006) and Mac Pro (8-core))
  • Bug fixes for users running AMD-based systems

Geekbench 2.0.1

Released 2007-03-22.

  • Added Geekbench for Rosetta which lets Intel-based Mac users measure Rosetta performance
  • Various minor bug fixes

Geekbench 2.0.0

Released 2007-03-06.

  • Initial release

Geekbench (ca.primatelabs.geekbench23) is a Mac software application that has been discovered and submitted by users of Software.com. The latest version that our users have reported running on their systems is Geekbench 204003. The most popular version of this application used by our users is Geekbench 202000.

Default Install Path: /Applications/Geekbench.app