Meaning of BENCHMARK in English
transcription, транскрипция: [ n. ]
[techspeak] An inaccurate measure of computer performance. "In the computer industry, there are three kinds of lies: lies, damn lies, and benchmarks." Well-known ones include Whetstone, Dhrystone, Rhealstone (see h ), the Gabriel LISP benchmarks (see gabriel ), the SPECmark suite, and LINPACK. See also machoflops , MIPS , smoke and mirrors .
Jargon File English vocabulary. Английский словарь жаргона. 2012