CLBenchmark 1.1 Desktop Edition – the Multiplatform Benchmark Solution for OpenCL™ 1.1 Launched

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Kishonti Informatics, world leader in performance optimization services today announced CLBenchmark 1.1 Desktop Edition that enables measurement of compute performance of desktop grade CPUs and GPUs utilizing the OpenCL standard.

CLBenchmark 1.1. Desktop Edition is a suite of OpenCL 1.1 standard compliant benchmark tests. These include high-level measurements like ray tracing, image processing, 3D reconstruction and physical simulation – the major fields of the utilization of parallel programming.

However, even a well-selected set of use cases cannot match every possible workload, so the developer team of Kishonti Informatics added synthetic memory tests and other low-level parallel programming principles.

CLBenchmark 1.1 Desktop Edition is compatible with all the well-known OpenCL implementations, and was tested on every major operating systems to make the parallel comparison of a wide range of systems possible.
CLBenchmark 1.1 Desktop Edition also delivers streamlined multi-device support to measure the peak unified performance of the various processors of personal computers.

“There is a significantly growing need of delivering accurate OpenCL performance data. With the help of CLBenchmark 1.1 Desktop Edition it would be available for everyone to gain a real performance data of CPU and GPU being tested in a given environment.” – Laszlo Kishonti, General Manager of Kishonti Informatics said.

Like Kishonti Informatics’ other popular benchmark solutions, CLBenchmark 1.1 Desktop Edition will provide a transparent and public OpenCL performance database free for everyone at

Availability and Pricing
CLBenchmark 1.1 Desktop Edition is available now for corporate licensing on Windows, Linux and OS X.
The free consumer edition is expected to be released in Q2 2012.
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High-resolution video of the ray trace test of CLBenchmark 1.1 Desktop Edition is available here.
Read more about CLBenchmark 1.1 Desktop Edition.

About OpenCL™
OpenCL™ is the first open, royalty-free standard for cross-platform, parallel programming of modern processors found in personal computers, servers and handheld/embedded devices. OpenCL (Open Computing Language) greatly improves speed and responsiveness for a wide spectrum of applications in numerous market categories from gaming and entertainment to scientific and medical software.

About Kishonti Informatics
Kishonti Informatics is a leading specialist in performance optimization software technologies and a worldwide leader in CPU and GPU performance analytics and benchmarking. Its performance optimization, software development capabilities and its testing tools and benchmarking services are widely used by hardware manufacturers, software developers and enthusiastic consumers worldwide.

Kishonti Informatics Ltd.
Zsigmond tér 10 Budapest, Hungary - 1023
Phone: +36 1 336 0033 Fax: +36 1 336 0034 sales(at)kishontiinformatics(dot)com


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