Cinebench can be run to test your PC. How to download and install Cinebench on Windows 11/10/8/7/Mac? This post from MiniTool provides a step-by-step guide for you. Now, keep on your reading.

Overview of Cinebench

Cinebench is a cross-platform test suite for evaluating your computer's hardware capabilities. Render the image using Cinema 4D's 3D engine, then display an arbitrary score to show how well the CPU can handle the task. It's also a great tool for testing whether a CPU can sustain its clock speed, temperature, and real-life 3D tasks.

How to Download and Install Cinebench on Windows

If you're running Windows 10 or 11, your system needs to have an Intel or AMD 64-bit CPU with SSE3 support and at least 4GB of RAM to run Cinebench. To free download Cinebench on Windows, there are 2 ways for you – via Maxon or Microsoft Store. The following are the corresponding instructions.

Way 1: Via Maxon

Step 1: Go to the Maxon download page.

Step 2: Under the Cinebench Release 23 Installers part, click the drop-down menu to choose CINEBENCH R23 OFFLINE INSTALLER FOR WINDOWS.

choose CINEBENCH R23 OFFLINE INSTALLER FOR WINDOWS

Step 3: Then, you need to choose a path to store the download package on your Windows 11/10/8/7.

Step 4: Use an extract tool like ALZip to open the download package. After that, double-click the exe file to run it. Then, read and accept the agreement.

Way 2: Via Microsoft Store

Step 1: Launch Microsoft Store on your Windows PC.

Step 2: Type Cinebench in the Search bar and click the search icon.

Step 3: Click the Get button. Then, the downloading and installing processes begin. After a while, the installation is completed and you can launch Cinebench.

How to Download and Install Cinebench on Mac

If you're a Mac user, you'll need to be running macOS 10.13.16 or later; you'll also need a 640-bit CPU and at least 4GB of RAM. There are also two ways for you to download Cinebench on Mac – via Maxon or App Store.

Way 1: Via Maxon

Step 1: Go to the Maxon download page.

Step 2: Under the Cinebench Release 23 Installers part, click the drop-down menu to choose CINEBENCH R23 OFFLINE INSTALLER FOR MACOS.

choose CINEBENCH R23 OFFLINE INSTALLER FOR MACOS

Way 2: Via App Store

Step 1: Launch App Store on your Mac.

Step 2: Search for Cinebench and click the Get button.

How to Run Cinebench to Test Your PC

You'll see two start buttons in the upper left corner. Click Start next to CPU (Multi Core) to test the system's multi-core capability, and click Start to CPU (Single Core) to test its single-core capability. Both the teset processes will take about 10 minutes.

Cinebench

You can also run tests for up to 30 minutes if you want to see if your system can maintain its performance for a longer period. To set it up, go to File > Advanced Benchmarks. A drop-down menu will pop up. From this menu, select 30 minutes. Then start whatever test you want.

Tip: For the most accurate score, make sure no other programs or background processes are running while Cinebench is running and your device is plugged in.

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Final Words

Here are all the details about Cinebench. Now, you have known how to free download Cinebench on Windows/Mac. I hope that this post can be helpful to you.

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