Lenovo 82HT, core i7-1165G7, 2.79 GHz, 4 cores, 8 threads, 16 GB RAM, 512 GB SSD, Windows 10. Geekbench score 1427 single core, 4667 multi core. I plan to make it dual boot Linux (probably Ubuntu).
Old machine from 2010: Dell Latitude E6510, core i7-620M, 2.67 GHz, 2 cores, 4 threads, 4 GB RAM, hard disk, Ubuntu. Geekbench 5 score 566 single 1104 multi.
I ran the geekbench 5 tests yesterday. Apparently this is different than geekbench 4 from 2016 so I plan to retest. The single thread test is the one that matters.
2. You will need to manage your own swap space so that the Linux time command or Windows timer program shows 10 GB memory allocated. Otherwise swapping will drastically slow down the program on a machine that actually had 10 GB of free memory. I realize most machines you would be running it on would have at least 12 or 16 GB.