Why we change benchmark

By Zainy
Mar 29, 2009
  1. Hi! everyone, can anyone tell me why we cannot use same benchmark (suite) for different paradigms of computing??

    This question was asked in my midterm exam, but i don't know the answer yet.

    thanx in Advance
  2. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 10,742   +421

    I'm sure there will be much better answers, but one answer is there are new technologies that processors use. For example SSE. From Wikipedia:
    The same thing happens with GPU technology, each edition of 3DMark tests new technologies that have came out since their prior edition.
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