Why would you use Geekbench to compare different hardware systems and configurations?
Systems are available with a number of configuration options. It is best to select an appropriate configuration to balance cost and performance.
Geekbench is a cross-platform benchmark, and can be used on single and multi-core systems.
Should you rely only on the Geekbench score when deciding on your server configuration?
Though useful, Geekbench is only one of a number of available benchmarks. See other learning paths to see how to run and benchmark other applications.