We are pleased to release SP1a (Service Pack 1a – version 24.30) update for Sandra Platinum (2017) with the following updates:
- Tools update allowing further ports of benchmarks to AVX512, e.g.:
- CPU Multi-Media: 128-bit (octa) floating-point benchmark
- CPU Scientific: GEMM and N-Body (single and double floating-point)
- CPU Image Processing: SIMD filters (AVX2/FMA3, AVX, SSE4*, SSE2) performance improvement
- further benchmarks will be enabled as tools are further updated
A new article showing the improvement AVX512 brings to the latest CPUs:
Intel i9-7900X (SKL-X) AVX512 Performance.
Commercial version customers can download the free updates from their software distributor; Lite users please download from your favourite download site.