Novabench is a free benchmark to quickly test and compare your computer's performance

Test your whole computer in minutes:
- CPU tests
- Metal graphics test
- OpenCL compute test
- Memory transfer speed
- Disk read & write speed

Easy Comparison:
- Compare online with thousands of similar systems
- See how your computer stacks up
- Get advice to improve
- Online submission is optional
- Add results to your free profile, or keep them anonymous

Note: This version is licensed for Personal / Non-Commercial uses only.

What's New

Version 4.0.1

All new!
- Redesigned interface
- CPU tests updated for new processor features
- New Metal graphics test
- New OpenCL GPU compute test
- New disk read speed test
- Score comparison site improved

4.0.1 is a bug fix release

Ratings and Reviews

1.3 out of 5
24 Ratings
24 Ratings

Not Reliable

So let me start by saying that this partially works. Now I’ll explain. It performed every test on my 2013 MacBook Air and showed that it had the right spects (4GB RAM, 1.3 i5 CPU, etc). However, with my MacPro not only did it not test the CPU (12-Core 3.46GHz) it also only showed half of my video ram being tested at 1GB (it’s an GTX 770 at 2GB). Also put my RAM at an incredibly low score. This app really isn’t working correctly on the MacPr - MacBook Air, it worked fine.

Update: it has given my MacPro a much lower score than my MacBook Air….the MP is light years fast than the Air in evey regard. I wouldn’t trust this app at all.
2 Stars instead of 1 because it worked on my Air.


Sadly isn’t working for me

I’d rally like to love this app, but I just can’t get it to work right. All 3 of my Macs score 0 on the CPU. Has to be a bug, but it’s been like this for over a year now. Not sure if it’s going to get fixed eventually or not...


The update broke this app.`

I really liked novabench for testing my Mac system after upgrades and OSX updates. I updated this app and now it wont work.
The app crashes on some tests. Will give it another chance when a bug fix update is released.


Novawave Inc.
105.2 MB
OS X 10.11 or later, 64-bit processor
Age Rating
Rated 4+
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