Tested Devices


The maximum jitter of a device roughly describes how well real-time requirements can be met.. If a device has a maximum jitter of 100us, then it must be expected that an event is handled up to 100us too late.


sudo lshw
to show the installed hardware.

Low Jitter (<40us)

  • Dell Tower OPTIPLEX 9010
    • ~30us max jitter
    • 2 x i7-3770 @3.4Gz

Medium Jitter (40us...100us)

    • ~100us max jitter
    • 2 x i7-4650U @ 1.7GHz

High Jitter (>100us)

  • Laptop Dell Latitude E5530
    • ~250us max jitter
    • 2 x i7-3540M @ 3.00GHz
  • Laptop Dell Latitude E5540
    • ~230us max jitter
    • 2 x i7-4600U @ 2.10GHz