Blender Benchmark Results (Updated Scores)

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Blender Benchmark Results (Updated Scores)

The Open Source Digital Content Creation Software Blender is among the most popular 3D-Modeling, -Animation, -Rendering, Video Editing & Compositing Solutions on the market.

It is so popular, that in some of our own Surveys, Blender takes the lead as the currently most used 3D Content Creation Software – and all that while being free. If you are in the market for a high-performance Workstation, check our guide to building the best Blender PC.

It is no surprise then, that Blender has its own Benchmark, which too is extremely popular and widely used in determining the rendering performance of Processors and Graphics Cards.

The Blender Benchmark can render its scenes on either the CPU or multiple GPUs, depending on what you want to test.

The following list shows how CPUs score in the Blender when running the bmw27 Scene Benchmark:

Blender CPU (BMW) Benchmark Results

= AMD   |    = Intel  –  Lower is better

CPU NameCoresGhzScore (minutes)
AMD Threadripper 3990X642.900.35
AMD Threadripper 3970X323.700.51
AMD Threadripper 3960X243.801.04
AMD Threadripper 2990WX323.001.05
AMD Ryzen 9 5950X163.401.26
AMD Threadripper 2970WX243.001.28
Intel i9 10980XE183.001.33
AMD Ryzen 3950X163.501.34
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X123.701.57
AMD Threadripper 2950X163.502.04
AMD Ryzen 9 3900X123.802.08
Intel i9 10900k103.702.20
AMD Threadripper 2920X123.502.24
AMD Threadripper 1920X123.502.34
Intel i9 9900X103.502.43
AMD Ryzen 7 5800X83.802.47
Intel i9 7900X103.302.52
Intel i9 9900K83.602.59
Intel i7 10700k83.802.59
Intel i9 9900KF83.603.06
AMD Ryzen 7 3800X83.903.07
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X83.603.14
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X83.703.42
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X63.703.53
AMD Ryzen 7 270083.203.54
Intel i5 10600k64.103.55
AMD Ryzen 7 1800X83.604.01
AMD Ryzen 5 3600X63.804.10
Intel i7 8700K63.704.14
AMD Ryzen 5 360063.604.16
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X63.604.51
AMD Ryzen 5 260063.405.01
AMD Ryzen 5 1600X63.305.05
Intel i7 7700K44.206.17
Intel i5 840062.807.14
CPU NameCoresGHzScore (minutes)

Blender’s CPU Render Benchmark test is based on one of Blender’s in-built Render Engines, “Cycles”. The list above shows the CPU Ranking when rendering the first and most popular benchmark Scene “bmw27”. The reason this scene is used most often is that rendering the entire benchmark suite with all scenes takes quite a while. Too long for many.

You’ll find the BMW Scene completes after just a couple of minutes on most modern CPUs.

Blender GPU (BMW) Benchmark Results (OptiX)

Lower is better.

Graphics CardVRAMPrice / MSRPScore (seconds)
Nvidia GTX 10606250167
Nvidia GTX 10708350108
Nvidia GTX 1650 SUPER417096
Nvidia GTX 1070 Ti840091
Nvidia GTX 1080850088
Nvidia GTX 1660621082
Nvidia GTX 1660 SUPER625078
Nvidia GTX 1660 Ti630075
Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti1170061
Nvidia RTX 2060635036
Nvidia RTX 2060 SUPER842031
Nvidia RTX 2070845031
Nvidia RTX 2080879926
Nvidia RTX 2070 SUPER852026
Nvidia RTX 2080 SUPER875025
Nvidia RTX 2080 Ti11119919
Nvidia RTX 3060 Ti839918
Nvidia RTX 3070849916
Nvidia RTX 30801069911
Nvidia RTX 309024149910
Graphics CardPerformance / DollarPrice / MSRPScore (seconds)

Nvidia RTX GPUs support OptiX which is an SDK that accelerates rendering through the use of raytracing cores. GTX GPUs don’t have RT Cores, so these score considerably lower in this GPU Benchmark.

The combination of a high number of CUDA-Cores, OptiX support, and (if your scenes are complex) a large VRAM pool, grants the highest render performance in Blender’s Cycles Render Engine.

Download Blender Benchmark

The Blender Benchmark can be downloaded for Windows, Mac, and Linux here.

Download Blender Benchmark


What Scores did you reach? Let us know in the comments!

Alex Glawion - post author

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Lucas Licht Pradillo

Hi which blender version is being used? Is this already using the Cycles X from blender 3.0?


I have tested it also.

My results are spot-on with your results. My CPU and GPU time is exactly what you have benched.


A baking benchmark would have been more appropriate for the CPU comparison…


I don’t understand this CPU benchmark at all. The time You have achived is summary of all the 6 benchmarks or what?


I got a render time of 3:03.66 minutes with an i7-10700K. Why is it so much lower than most? I have a feeling I’m doing something wrong or it’s just that my processor is newer?