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Benchmarks

For a while now I’ve been actively interested in benchmarking, but there is not much proper testing software out there. Most of it is either heavily bloated, favors one vendor over the other or is just straight up outdated now. So I did what any normal sane person would do and started writing my own benchmark tools. The Benchmarks Single/Double Precision Inverse Square Root This tool tests the raw CPU performance for calculating the inverse square root using four different tests: raw float calculations, sse enhanced float calculations, quake 3s version and a sse enhanced quake 3 version. Each test is repeated 10.000.000 times and then the average time is taken to calculate a score. Download and Source Code Single Precision Inverse Square Root: 32-Bit, 64-Bit Double Precision Inverse Square Root: 32-Bit, 64-Bit Source Code: On GitHub Read more

AMD Hardware Encoder for OBS Studio

The AMD Encoder Plugin adds full support for AMDs Hardware encoding unit to OBS Studio using the AMD Advanced Media Framework. With this plugin you can capture up to 4k90 in H264/AVC and H265/HEVC, which is nearly triple the upper limit of the older Media Foundation based implementation. Due to this fact it is being shipped as a core plugin since OBS Studio 0.16.0, with updates being released outside of the OBS Studio release schedule. Read more

Library: BlitzExtensions

BlitzExtensions is a group of User Libraries for the Blitz2D, Blitz3D and BlitzPlus languages. It brings additions such as SQLite support, multiple Type Lists, Pointers to Functions and Variables and more. It is made out of multiple modules, which work together due to their nature of being self contained. Read more