The PixInsight Benchmark

Benchmark Report

Benchmark Identification
Serial number WJS36PJ6TWGDC141L767O7OQ6U0V5K35
Benchmark version 1.00.08
Report date 2023/12/27 22:19:18 UTC
CPU Identification
CPU vendor GenuineIntel
CPU model VirtualApple @ 2.50GHz
System Information
Platform MacOSX
Operating system macOS 14.2.1 23C71
Core version PixInsight Core 1.8.9-2 (x64)
Logical processors 12
Total memory size 96.000 GiB
Execution Times
Total time 24.32 s
CPU time 22.07 s
Swap time 2.21 s
Swap transfer rate 7497.670 MiB/s
Performance Indexes
Total performance 19346
CPU performance 17153
Swap performance 41526
Additional Information
Swap disks Apple internal 1TB SSD using 8 Swap spaces
Motherboard Apple
Machine description Apple Studio M2 Max with 96GB RAM
Comments I tried the following combinations of Swap areas, 4,6,8, 12 and 16 and 8 swap areas yielded the best results of these tests. I also tried with the swap areas on an external 500GB SSD mounted in a USB case. The results sucked significantly - almost by a factor of 10.