# Lotus Miner: Benchmarks
This guides describe how to perform some benchmarks using Lotus.
Lotus comes with a benchmarking tool (opens new window) that can be used to test how long the different, resource-intensive mining operations take.
Run the following command in the Lotus repository folder (that you checked out during the installation:
This will produce a
lotus-bench binary in the current folder.
Use the self-documenting feature of the tool to explore the different commands. For example, you can test sealing by running:
./lotus-bench sealing --sector-size=2KiB