'Run Benchmark' feature of Helicon Focus 7 can be useful for evaluating your current hadrware and/or choosing new one.

Go to Preferences\Performance, click on 'Run Benchmark' button and the program will start processing 100 in-memory images by method B.

It will take several seconds to know your performance result. Click 'Compare' to see your result on the graph below.

Benchmark results
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950X, 16 cores @ 3.8GHz
154.13
i7-8700K, 6 cores @ 3.70GHz
137.19
Intel Xeon E5-2699 v4, 24 cores @ 2.1GHz
117.07
Intel i7-8700K, 6 cores @ ? GHz
91.20
AMD Ryzen 7 1700, 8 cores @ 3.825GHz
78.88
Intel i7-4770K, 4 cores @ 4.1GHz
77.52
Intel i7-7700, 4 cores @ 4.0GHz
62.00
i7-7660U, MS Surface Laptop, 2 cores @ 2.50GHz
30.73

Stack: 100 in-memory images, method B.

Images: 5616x3744, 16 bits per channel, 3 channels.

Perfomance is calculated in Megapixels per second (5616*3744*100/1000000/time)