VMware Fusion 5.0 Benchmarks

VMware Fusion 5.0 benchmarking against older VmWare Fusion 4.1 series from a 2010 Apple MacBook Pro running OS X 10.8.1.

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VMware Fusion 5.0 BenchmarksOpenBenchmarking.orgPhoronix Test Suite 10.8.4Intel Core i5 520M @ 2.39GHz (4 Cores)Intel 440BXIntel 440BX/ZX/DX2048MB21GB VMware Virtual SVMware SVGA IIEnsoniq ES1371Intel 82545EM GigabitUbuntu 12.043.2.0-29-generic (x86_64)Unity 5.14.0X Server 1.11.3vmware 12.0.12.1 Mesa 8.0.2 Gallium 0.4GCC 4.6ext41440x900VMwareProcessorMotherboardChipsetMemoryDiskGraphicsAudioNetworkOSKernelDesktopDisplay ServerDisplay DriverOpenGLCompilerFile-SystemScreen ResolutionSystem LayerVMware Fusion 5.0 Benchmarks PerformanceSystem Logs- --build=x86_64-linux-gnu --disable-werror --enable-checking=release --enable-clocale=gnu --enable-gnu-unique-object --enable-languages=c,c++,fortran,objc,obj-c++ --enable-libstdcxx-debug --enable-libstdcxx-time=yes --enable-nls --enable-objc-gc --enable-plugin --enable-shared --enable-threads=posix --host=x86_64-linux-gnu --target=x86_64-linux-gnu --with-arch-32=i686 --with-tune=generic -v - CFQ / barrier=1,data=ordered,errors=remount-ro,relatime,rw,user_xattr - Gallium3D XA- Disk Scheduler: CFQ. Compiz was running on this system.

VMware Fusion 4.1.3 vs. VMware Fusion 5.0.1 ComparisonPhoronix Test Suite 10.8.4Baseline+6.5%+6.5%+13%+13%+19.5%+19.5%14.2%5.4%4.8%4.6%2.6%1280 x 80025.8%1440 x 900 - No - Off1440 x 900S.W.P.S5%D.T.PStatic OMP SpeedupIS.C3.4%P.R.W.S.S.MOpenArenaNexuizOpenArenaApache BenchmarkPostMarkCLOMPNAS Parallel BenchmarksTTSIOD 3D RendererVMware Fusion 4.1.3VMware Fusion 5.0.1

VMware Fusion 5.0 Benchmarkspostmark: Disk Transaction Performancenexuiz: 1440 x 900 - No - Offopenarena: 1440 x 900openarena: 1280 x 800clomp: Static OMP Speedupnpb: EP.Bnpb: IS.Cnpb: LU.Anpb: MG.Bnpb: SP.Anpb: UA.Alammps: Rhodopsin Proteinttsiod-renderer: Phong Rendering With Soft-Shadow Mappingvpxenc: vpxencx264: H.264 Video Encodingcompress-7zip: Compress Speed Testbuild-linux-kernel: Time To Compilec-ray: Total Timecompress-pbzip2: 256MB File Compressionsmallpt: Global Illumination Renderer; 100 Samplespgbench: TPC-B Transactions Per Secondapache: Static Web Page ServingVMware Fusion 4.1.3VMware Fusion 5.0.1127338.7895.9340.372.8076.8580.783299.261967.262103.1314.8374.5037.2012.1143.335210285.40129.6827.572881470.848153.34133444.28101.1332.082.9377.2278.103318.631971.522083.2914.8174.4538.1711.9843.345214286.53129.6827.412881479.217765.26OpenBenchmarking.org

PostMark

OpenBenchmarking.orgTPS, More Is BetterPostMark 1.51Disk Transaction PerformanceVMware Fusion 4.1.3VMware Fusion 5.0.130060090012001500SE +/- 40.36, N = 10SE +/- 40.84, N = 1012731334
OpenBenchmarking.orgTPS, More Is BetterPostMark 1.51Disk Transaction PerformanceVMware Fusion 4.1.3VMware Fusion 5.0.12004006008001000Min: 1136 / Avg: 1273.3 / Max: 1470Min: 1086 / Avg: 1334.4 / Max: 1470

Nexuiz

This is a benchmark of Nexuiz, a popular open-source first-person shooter. This game uses the DarkPlaces engine, which is a largely modified version of the Quake engine with extra features such as High Dynamic Range rendering and OpenGL 2.0 shaders. Learn more via the OpenBenchmarking.org test page.

OpenBenchmarking.orgFrames Per Second, More Is BetterNexuiz 2.5.2Resolution: 1440 x 900 - HDR: No - Sound: OffVMware Fusion 4.1.3VMware Fusion 5.0.11020304050SE +/- 1.51, N = 6SE +/- 0.40, N = 338.7844.28
OpenBenchmarking.orgFrames Per Second, More Is BetterNexuiz 2.5.2Resolution: 1440 x 900 - HDR: No - Sound: OffVMware Fusion 4.1.3VMware Fusion 5.0.1918273645Min: 33.05 / Avg: 38.78 / Max: 41.66Min: 43.71 / Avg: 44.28 / Max: 45.05

OpenArena

This is a test of OpenArena, a popular open-source first-person shooter. This game is based upon ioquake3, which in turn uses the GPL version of id Software's Quake 3 engine. Learn more via the OpenBenchmarking.org test page.

OpenBenchmarking.orgFrames Per Second, More Is BetterOpenArena 0.8.5Resolution: 1440 x 900VMware Fusion 4.1.3VMware Fusion 5.0.120406080100SE +/- 1.02, N = 3SE +/- 0.38, N = 395.93101.13
OpenBenchmarking.orgFrames Per Second, More Is BetterOpenArena 0.8.5Resolution: 1440 x 900VMware Fusion 4.1.3VMware Fusion 5.0.120406080100Min: 93.9 / Avg: 95.93 / Max: 97.1Min: 100.7 / Avg: 101.13 / Max: 101.9

OpenBenchmarking.orgFrames Per Second, More Is BetterOpenArena 0.8.8Resolution: 1280 x 800VMware Fusion 4.1.3VMware Fusion 5.0.1918273645SE +/- 0.63, N = 3SE +/- 1.13, N = 640.3732.08
OpenBenchmarking.orgFrames Per Second, More Is BetterOpenArena 0.8.8Resolution: 1280 x 800VMware Fusion 4.1.3VMware Fusion 5.0.1816243240Min: 39.1 / Avg: 40.37 / Max: 41Min: 28.8 / Avg: 32.08 / Max: 35.1

CLOMP

CLOMP is the C version of the Livermore OpenMP benchmark developed to measure OpenMP overheads and other performance impacts due to threading in order to influence future system designs. This particular test profile configuration is currently set to look at the OpenMP static schedule speed-up across all available CPU cores using the recommended test configuration. Learn more via the OpenBenchmarking.org test page.

OpenBenchmarking.orgSpeedup, More Is BetterCLOMP 3.3Static OMP SpeedupVMware Fusion 4.1.3VMware Fusion 5.0.10.65931.31861.97792.63723.2965SE +/- 0.09, N = 10SE +/- 0.02, N = 52.802.931. (CC) gcc options: --openmp -O3 -lm
OpenBenchmarking.orgSpeedup, More Is BetterCLOMP 3.3Static OMP SpeedupVMware Fusion 4.1.3VMware Fusion 5.0.1246810Min: 2.1 / Avg: 2.8 / Max: 3.12Min: 2.84 / Avg: 2.93 / Max: 2.981. (CC) gcc options: --openmp -O3 -lm

NAS Parallel Benchmarks

OpenBenchmarking.orgTotal Mop/s, More Is BetterNAS Parallel Benchmarks 3.3Test / Class: EP.BVMware Fusion 4.1.3VMware Fusion 5.0.120406080100SE +/- 0.32, N = 3SE +/- 0.15, N = 376.8577.221. (F9X) gfortran options: -fopenmp
OpenBenchmarking.orgTotal Mop/s, More Is BetterNAS Parallel Benchmarks 3.3Test / Class: EP.BVMware Fusion 4.1.3VMware Fusion 5.0.11530456075Min: 76.43 / Avg: 76.85 / Max: 77.48Min: 76.95 / Avg: 77.22 / Max: 77.481. (F9X) gfortran options: -fopenmp

OpenBenchmarking.orgTotal Mop/s, More Is BetterNAS Parallel Benchmarks 3.3Test / Class: IS.CVMware Fusion 4.1.3VMware Fusion 5.0.120406080100SE +/- 1.55, N = 3SE +/- 1.56, N = 380.7878.101. (F9X) gfortran options: -fopenmp
OpenBenchmarking.orgTotal Mop/s, More Is BetterNAS Parallel Benchmarks 3.3Test / Class: IS.CVMware Fusion 4.1.3VMware Fusion 5.0.11530456075Min: 77.87 / Avg: 80.78 / Max: 83.18Min: 75.06 / Avg: 78.1 / Max: 80.241. (F9X) gfortran options: -fopenmp

OpenBenchmarking.orgTotal Mop/s, More Is BetterNAS Parallel Benchmarks 3.3Test / Class: LU.AVMware Fusion 4.1.3VMware Fusion 5.0.17001400210028003500SE +/- 18.91, N = 3SE +/- 9.75, N = 33299.263318.631. (F9X) gfortran options: -fopenmp
OpenBenchmarking.orgTotal Mop/s, More Is BetterNAS Parallel Benchmarks 3.3Test / Class: LU.AVMware Fusion 4.1.3VMware Fusion 5.0.16001200180024003000Min: 3264.12 / Avg: 3299.26 / Max: 3328.94Min: 3299.96 / Avg: 3318.63 / Max: 3332.821. (F9X) gfortran options: -fopenmp

OpenBenchmarking.orgTotal Mop/s, More Is BetterNAS Parallel Benchmarks 3.3Test / Class: MG.BVMware Fusion 4.1.3VMware Fusion 5.0.1400800120016002000SE +/- 8.73, N = 3SE +/- 4.11, N = 31967.261971.521. (F9X) gfortran options: -fopenmp
OpenBenchmarking.orgTotal Mop/s, More Is BetterNAS Parallel Benchmarks 3.3Test / Class: MG.BVMware Fusion 4.1.3VMware Fusion 5.0.130060090012001500Min: 1952.79 / Avg: 1967.26 / Max: 1982.96Min: 1965.43 / Avg: 1971.52 / Max: 1979.351. (F9X) gfortran options: -fopenmp

OpenBenchmarking.orgTotal Mop/s, More Is BetterNAS Parallel Benchmarks 3.3Test / Class: SP.AVMware Fusion 4.1.3VMware Fusion 5.0.15001000150020002500SE +/- 8.50, N = 3SE +/- 11.44, N = 32103.132083.291. (F9X) gfortran options: -fopenmp
OpenBenchmarking.orgTotal Mop/s, More Is BetterNAS Parallel Benchmarks 3.3Test / Class: SP.AVMware Fusion 4.1.3VMware Fusion 5.0.1400800120016002000Min: 2090.56 / Avg: 2103.13 / Max: 2119.32Min: 2070.96 / Avg: 2083.29 / Max: 2106.151. (F9X) gfortran options: -fopenmp

OpenBenchmarking.orgTotal Mop/s, More Is BetterNAS Parallel Benchmarks 3.3Test / Class: UA.AVMware Fusion 4.1.3VMware Fusion 5.0.148121620SE +/- 0.06, N = 3SE +/- 0.12, N = 314.8314.811. (F9X) gfortran options: -fopenmp
OpenBenchmarking.orgTotal Mop/s, More Is BetterNAS Parallel Benchmarks 3.3Test / Class: UA.AVMware Fusion 4.1.3VMware Fusion 5.0.148121620Min: 14.71 / Avg: 14.83 / Max: 14.89Min: 14.57 / Avg: 14.81 / Max: 14.971. (F9X) gfortran options: -fopenmp

LAMMPS Molecular Dynamics Simulator

OpenBenchmarking.orgLoop Time, Fewer Is BetterLAMMPS Molecular Dynamics Simulator 1.0Test: Rhodopsin ProteinVMware Fusion 4.1.3VMware Fusion 5.0.120406080100SE +/- 0.09, N = 3SE +/- 0.13, N = 374.5074.451. (CXX) g++ options: -lfftw -lmpich
OpenBenchmarking.orgLoop Time, Fewer Is BetterLAMMPS Molecular Dynamics Simulator 1.0Test: Rhodopsin ProteinVMware Fusion 4.1.3VMware Fusion 5.0.11428425670Min: 74.36 / Avg: 74.5 / Max: 74.67Min: 74.21 / Avg: 74.45 / Max: 74.661. (CXX) g++ options: -lfftw -lmpich

TTSIOD 3D Renderer

OpenBenchmarking.orgFPS, More Is BetterTTSIOD 3D Renderer 2.2wPhong Rendering With Soft-Shadow MappingVMware Fusion 4.1.3VMware Fusion 5.0.1918273645SE +/- 0.25, N = 3SE +/- 0.05, N = 337.2038.171. (CXX) g++ options: -O3 -fomit-frame-pointer -ffast-math -mtune=native -flto -msse -mrecip -mfpmath=sse -msse2 -mssse3 -lSDL -lstdc++
OpenBenchmarking.orgFPS, More Is BetterTTSIOD 3D Renderer 2.2wPhong Rendering With Soft-Shadow MappingVMware Fusion 4.1.3VMware Fusion 5.0.1816243240Min: 36.94 / Avg: 37.2 / Max: 37.69Min: 38.11 / Avg: 38.17 / Max: 38.261. (CXX) g++ options: -O3 -fomit-frame-pointer -ffast-math -mtune=native -flto -msse -mrecip -mfpmath=sse -msse2 -mssse3 -lSDL -lstdc++

VP8 libvpx Encoding

OpenBenchmarking.orgFrames Per Second, More Is BetterVP8 libvpx Encoding 0.9.7-p1vpxencVMware Fusion 4.1.3VMware Fusion 5.0.13691215SE +/- 0.06, N = 3SE +/- 0.08, N = 312.1111.981. (CC) gcc options: -m64 -lvpx -lm -lpthread
OpenBenchmarking.orgFrames Per Second, More Is BetterVP8 libvpx Encoding 0.9.7-p1vpxencVMware Fusion 4.1.3VMware Fusion 5.0.148121620Min: 12.01 / Avg: 12.11 / Max: 12.2Min: 11.82 / Avg: 11.98 / Max: 12.061. (CC) gcc options: -m64 -lvpx -lm -lpthread

x264

OpenBenchmarking.orgFrames Per Second, More Is Betterx264 2011-12-06H.264 Video EncodingVMware Fusion 4.1.3VMware Fusion 5.0.11020304050SE +/- 0.71, N = 4SE +/- 0.58, N = 643.3343.34
OpenBenchmarking.orgFrames Per Second, More Is Betterx264 2011-12-06H.264 Video EncodingVMware Fusion 4.1.3VMware Fusion 5.0.1918273645Min: 41.24 / Avg: 43.33 / Max: 44.36Min: 40.46 / Avg: 43.34 / Max: 44.14

7-Zip Compression

OpenBenchmarking.orgMIPS, More Is Better7-Zip Compression 9.20.1Compress Speed TestVMware Fusion 4.1.3VMware Fusion 5.0.111002200330044005500SE +/- 37.63, N = 3SE +/- 21.28, N = 3521052141. (CXX) g++ options: -pipe -lpthread
OpenBenchmarking.orgMIPS, More Is Better7-Zip Compression 9.20.1Compress Speed TestVMware Fusion 4.1.3VMware Fusion 5.0.19001800270036004500Min: 5138 / Avg: 5210 / Max: 5265Min: 5172 / Avg: 5214 / Max: 52411. (CXX) g++ options: -pipe -lpthread

Timed Linux Kernel Compilation

OpenBenchmarking.orgSeconds, Fewer Is BetterTimed Linux Kernel Compilation 3.1Time To CompileVMware Fusion 4.1.3VMware Fusion 5.0.160120180240300SE +/- 0.87, N = 3SE +/- 0.49, N = 3285.40286.53
OpenBenchmarking.orgSeconds, Fewer Is BetterTimed Linux Kernel Compilation 3.1Time To CompileVMware Fusion 4.1.3VMware Fusion 5.0.150100150200250Min: 284.28 / Avg: 285.4 / Max: 287.1Min: 285.82 / Avg: 286.53 / Max: 287.48

C-Ray

This is a test of C-Ray, a simple raytracer designed to test the floating-point CPU performance. This test is multi-threaded (16 threads per core), will shoot 8 rays per pixel for anti-aliasing, and will generate a 1600 x 1200 image. Learn more via the OpenBenchmarking.org test page.

OpenBenchmarking.orgSeconds, Fewer Is BetterC-Ray 1.1Total TimeVMware Fusion 4.1.3VMware Fusion 5.0.1306090120150SE +/- 0.53, N = 3SE +/- 0.74, N = 3129.68129.681. (CC) gcc options: -lm -lpthread -O3
OpenBenchmarking.orgSeconds, Fewer Is BetterC-Ray 1.1Total TimeVMware Fusion 4.1.3VMware Fusion 5.0.120406080100Min: 129.01 / Avg: 129.68 / Max: 130.72Min: 128.75 / Avg: 129.68 / Max: 131.131. (CC) gcc options: -lm -lpthread -O3

Parallel BZIP2 Compression

OpenBenchmarking.orgSeconds, Fewer Is BetterParallel BZIP2 Compression 1.0.5256MB File CompressionVMware Fusion 4.1.3VMware Fusion 5.0.1612182430SE +/- 0.06, N = 3SE +/- 0.17, N = 327.5727.411. (CXX) g++ options: -O2 -pthread -lpthread -lbz2
OpenBenchmarking.orgSeconds, Fewer Is BetterParallel BZIP2 Compression 1.0.5256MB File CompressionVMware Fusion 4.1.3VMware Fusion 5.0.1612182430Min: 27.5 / Avg: 27.57 / Max: 27.69Min: 27.2 / Avg: 27.41 / Max: 27.741. (CXX) g++ options: -O2 -pthread -lpthread -lbz2

Smallpt

Smallpt is a C++ global illumination renderer written in less than 100 lines of code. Global illumination is done via unbiased Monte Carlo path tracing and there is multi-threading support via the OpenMP library. Learn more via the OpenBenchmarking.org test page.

OpenBenchmarking.orgSeconds, Fewer Is BetterSmallpt 1.0Global Illumination Renderer; 100 SamplesVMware Fusion 4.1.3VMware Fusion 5.0.160120180240300SE +/- 0.33, N = 3SE +/- 0.33, N = 32882881. (CXX) g++ options: -fopenmp
OpenBenchmarking.orgSeconds, Fewer Is BetterSmallpt 1.0Global Illumination Renderer; 100 SamplesVMware Fusion 4.1.3VMware Fusion 5.0.150100150200250Min: 288 / Avg: 288.33 / Max: 289Min: 288 / Avg: 288.33 / Max: 2891. (CXX) g++ options: -fopenmp

PostgreSQL pgbench

OpenBenchmarking.orgTPS, More Is BetterPostgreSQL pgbench 8.4.11TPC-B Transactions Per SecondVMware Fusion 4.1.3VMware Fusion 5.0.130060090012001500SE +/- 22.32, N = 6SE +/- 19.15, N = 31470.841479.211. (CC) gcc options: -O2 -fno-strict-aliasing -fwrapv -lpgport -lpq -lcrypt -ldl -lm
OpenBenchmarking.orgTPS, More Is BetterPostgreSQL pgbench 8.4.11TPC-B Transactions Per SecondVMware Fusion 4.1.3VMware Fusion 5.0.130060090012001500Min: 1384.09 / Avg: 1470.84 / Max: 1529.03Min: 1450.87 / Avg: 1479.21 / Max: 1515.691. (CC) gcc options: -O2 -fno-strict-aliasing -fwrapv -lpgport -lpq -lcrypt -ldl -lm

Apache Benchmark

OpenBenchmarking.orgRequests Per Second, More Is BetterApache Benchmark 2.2.21Static Web Page ServingVMware Fusion 4.1.3VMware Fusion 5.0.12K4K6K8K10KSE +/- 35.14, N = 3SE +/- 48.09, N = 38153.347765.261. (CC) gcc options: -O2 -pthread -lm -lrt -lcrypt -lpthread -ldl
OpenBenchmarking.orgRequests Per Second, More Is BetterApache Benchmark 2.2.21Static Web Page ServingVMware Fusion 4.1.3VMware Fusion 5.0.114002800420056007000Min: 8085.66 / Avg: 8153.34 / Max: 8203.56Min: 7671.44 / Avg: 7765.26 / Max: 7830.491. (CC) gcc options: -O2 -pthread -lm -lrt -lcrypt -lpthread -ldl