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Performance in programs

Cinebench R15

Cinebench R15 is based on the Cinema 4D software. It’s useful to measure the performance gain obtained by the presence of several processing cores while rendering heavy 3D images. Rendering is an area where a bigger number of cores helps a lot because usually, this kind of software recognizes several processors (Cinebench R15, for example, can use up to 256 processing cores).

We ran the CPU benchmark, which renders a complex image using all the processing cores (real and virtual) to speed up the process. The result is given as a score.

Celeron G3930 Review

On Cinebench R15 CPU benchmark, the Celeron G3930 was 19% slower than the A8-9600.

CPU-Z

On its current version, the well-known hardware identification software CPU-Z comes with a benchmarking tool, which measures CPU performance for one core and for all available cores.

Celeron G3930 Review

On the single thread benchmark, the Celeron G3930 was 58% faster than the A8-9600.

Celeron G3930 Review

On the multiple thread benchmark, the Celeron G3930 was 7% slower than the A8-9600.

Handbrake

Media Espresso is a video conversion program that uses the graphics processing unit of the video engine to speed up the conversion process. We converted a 1 GiB, 1920x1080i, 23,738 kbps, .mov video file to a smaller 320×200, H.264, .MP4 file for viewing on a smartphone. The results below are given in seconds, so the lower the better.

Celeron G3930 Review

Here the Celeron G3930 was 24% slower than the A8-9600.

WinRAR

Another task where the CPU is very demanded is on file compacting. We ran a test compacting a folder with 8 GiB on 6.813 files to a file, using WinRAR 4.2. The graph below shows the time taken for each test.

Celeron G3930 Review

In WinRAR, the Celeron G3930 was 20% faster than the A8-9600.

V-Ray Benchmark

V-Ray Benchmark is a tool for measuring image rendering performance using the processor and the graphics card. It renders two images, one using the processor (CPU) and one using the video engine (GPU). We ran the benchmark and compared the CPU time on the graphics below.

Celeron G3930 Review

On V-Ray, the Celeron G3930 was 12% slower than the A8-9600.