Install Geekbench 5 on Nintendo Switch

Geekbench 5

Geekbench 5 is a cross-platform benchmark that measures your system's performance with the press of a button.
How will your mobile device or desktop computer perform when push comes to crunch?
How will it compare to the newest devices on the market?
Find out today with Geekbench 5.

To run in a terminal: geekbench5

Fortunately, Geekbench 5 is very easy to install on your Nintendo Switch in just two steps.

  1. Install Pi-Apps - the best app installer for Nintendo Switch.
  2. Use Pi-Apps to install Geekbench 5.


For the best chance of this working, we recommend using the latest version of Switchroot L4T Ubuntu Noble, which is currently version 5.1.2 Ubuntu Noble.
Geekbench 5 will run on L4T Ubuntu ARM64.

Install Pi-Apps

Pi-Apps is a free tool that makes it incredibly easy to install the most useful programs on your Nintendo Switch with just a few clicks.

Open a terminal and run this command to install Pi-Apps:

wget -qO- | bash

Feel free to check out the Pi-Apps source code here:

Install Geekbench 5

Now that you have Pi-Apps installed, it is time to install Geekbench 5.
First launch Pi-Apps from your start menu:

Then click on the Tools category.

Now scroll down to find Geekbench 5 in the list.

Just click Install and Pi-Apps will install Geekbench 5 for you!

Pi-Apps is a free and open source tool made by Botspot and other contributors. Find out more at