Intel Ultrabook Linux Kernel Power Use

ASUS Intel Ivy Bridge Ultrabook kernel power consumption benchmarks of Linux 3.7 through Linux 3.13 kernel Git. Using ubuntu mainline kernel PPA. Benchmarks by Michael Larabel of phoronix.com. Monitor battery power via MONITOR=sys.power and PERFORMANCE_PER_WATT=1 environment variables with the Phoronix Test Suite.

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Intel Ultrabook Linux Kernel Power UseOpenBenchmarking.orgPhoronix Test Suite 10.6.1Intel Core i3-3217U @ 1.80GHz (4 Cores)ASUS K56CA v1.0Intel 3rd Gen Core DRAM4096MB500GB Hitachi HTS54505 + 24GB SanDisk SSD i100Intel HD 4000 (1050MHz)Realtek ALC270Realtek RTL8111/8168/8411 + Qualcomm Atheros AR9485 WirelessUbuntu 13.103.7.0-030700-generic (x86_64)3.8.0-030800-generic (x86_64)3.9.0-030900-generic (x86_64)3.10.0-031000-generic (x86_64)3.11.0-031100-generic (x86_64)3.12.0-031200-generic (x86_64)3.13.0-999-generic (x86_64)Unity 7.1.2X Server 1.14.3intel 2.99.9063.3 Mesa 10.1.0-devel (git-2d5f21b saucy-oibaf-ppa)GCC 4.8ext41366x768ProcessorMotherboardChipsetMemoryDiskGraphicsAudioNetworkOSKernelsDesktopDisplay ServerDisplay DriverOpenGLCompilerFile-SystemScreen ResolutionIntel Ultrabook Linux Kernel Power Use BenchmarksSystem Logs- --build=x86_64-linux-gnu --disable-browser-plugin --disable-werror --enable-checking=release --enable-clocale=gnu --enable-gnu-unique-object --enable-gtk-cairo --enable-java-awt=gtk --enable-java-home --enable-languages=c,c++,java,go,d,fortran,objc,obj-c++ --enable-libstdcxx-debug --enable-libstdcxx-time=yes --enable-multiarch --enable-nls --enable-objc-gc --enable-plugin --enable-shared --enable-threads=posix --host=x86_64-linux-gnu --target=x86_64-linux-gnu --with-abi=m64 --with-arch-32=i686 --with-arch-directory=amd64 --with-ecj-jar=/usr/share/java/eclipse-ecj.jar --with-java-home=/usr/lib/jvm/java-1.5.0-gcj-4.8-amd64/jre --with-jvm-jar-dir=/usr/lib/jvm-exports/java-1.5.0-gcj-4.8-amd64 --with-jvm-root-dir=/usr/lib/jvm/java-1.5.0-gcj-4.8-amd64 --with-multilib-list=m32,m64,mx32 --with-tune=generic -v - Linux 3.7: Scaling Governor: acpi-cpufreq ondemand- Linux 3.8: Scaling Governor: acpi-cpufreq ondemand- Linux 3.9: Scaling Governor: acpi-cpufreq ondemand- Linux 3.10: Scaling Governor: intel_pstate powersave- Linux 3.11: Scaling Governor: intel_pstate powersave- Linux 3.12: Scaling Governor: intel_pstate powersave- Linux 3.13 Git: Scaling Governor: intel_pstate powersave- SNA- This was running on battery power.

Linux 3.7Linux 3.8Linux 3.9Linux 3.10Linux 3.11Linux 3.12Linux 3.13 GitResult OverviewPhoronix Test Suite 10.6.1100%116%131%147%LAME MP3 EncodingC-RayXonoticWAV To MP3Total Time1366 x 768 - High

Linux 3.7Linux 3.8Linux 3.9Linux 3.10Linux 3.11Linux 3.12Linux 3.13 GitPer Watt Result OverviewPhoronix Test Suite 10.6.1100%118%136%153%171%LAME MP3 EncodingC-RayXonoticWAV To MP3Total Time1366 x 768 - High

Intel Ultrabook Linux Kernel Power Usexonotic: 1366 x 768 - Highc-ray: Total Timeencode-mp3: WAV To MP3Linux 3.7Linux 3.8Linux 3.9Linux 3.10Linux 3.11Linux 3.12Linux 3.13 Git67.35114.5228.9867.10114.5129.0267.04114.5329.0366.10169.9647.0367.31114.5028.9963.24114.4528.9865.91114.5028.98OpenBenchmarking.org

Xonotic

OpenBenchmarking.orgFrames Per Second, More Is BetterXonotic 0.7Resolution: 1366 x 768 - Effects Quality: HighLinux 3.7Linux 3.8Linux 3.9Linux 3.10Linux 3.11Linux 3.12Linux 3.13 Git1530456075SE +/- 0.07, N = 3SE +/- 0.36, N = 3SE +/- 0.80, N = 3SE +/- 0.54, N = 3SE +/- 0.40, N = 3SE +/- 0.51, N = 3SE +/- 1.00, N = 667.3567.1067.0466.1067.3163.2465.91MIN: 30 / MAX: 106MIN: 38 / MAX: 106MIN: 40 / MAX: 107MIN: 37 / MAX: 106MIN: 40 / MAX: 106MIN: 37 / MAX: 99MIN: 38 / MAX: 107
OpenBenchmarking.orgFrames Per Second, More Is BetterXonotic 0.7Resolution: 1366 x 768 - Effects Quality: HighLinux 3.7Linux 3.8Linux 3.9Linux 3.10Linux 3.11Linux 3.12Linux 3.13 Git1326395265Min: 67.22 / Avg: 67.35 / Max: 67.42Min: 66.43 / Avg: 67.1 / Max: 67.67Min: 65.49 / Avg: 67.04 / Max: 68.18Min: 65.29 / Avg: 66.1 / Max: 67.14Min: 66.64 / Avg: 67.31 / Max: 68.03Min: 62.44 / Avg: 63.24 / Max: 64.2Min: 62.2 / Avg: 65.91 / Max: 67.6

OpenBenchmarking.orgFrames Per Second Per Watt, More Is BetterXonotic 0.7Resolution: 1366 x 768 - Effects Quality: HighLinux 3.7Linux 3.8Linux 3.9Linux 3.10Linux 3.11Linux 3.12Linux 3.13 Git0.5761.1521.7282.3042.882.562.462.562.362.462.362.47

MinAvgMaxLinux 3.711565.002633730555.00Linux 3.811745.002729832100.00Linux 3.911370.002616430915.00Linux 3.1012795.002802633270.00Linux 3.1111925.002731032160.00Linux 3.1211730.002679632160.00Linux 3.13 Git11475.002670031545.00OpenBenchmarking.orgMilliwatts, Fewer Is BetterXonotic 0.7System Power Consumption Monitor8K16K24K32K40K

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 TimeLinux 3.7Linux 3.8Linux 3.9Linux 3.10Linux 3.11Linux 3.12Linux 3.13 Git4080120160200SE +/- 0.05, N = 3SE +/- 0.03, N = 3SE +/- 0.03, N = 3SE +/- 0.34, N = 3SE +/- 0.01, N = 3SE +/- 0.03, N = 3SE +/- 0.03, N = 3114.52114.51114.53169.96114.50114.45114.501. (CC) gcc options: -lm -lpthread -O3
OpenBenchmarking.orgSeconds, Fewer Is BetterC-Ray 1.1Total TimeLinux 3.7Linux 3.8Linux 3.9Linux 3.10Linux 3.11Linux 3.12Linux 3.13 Git306090120150Min: 114.45 / Avg: 114.52 / Max: 114.62Min: 114.46 / Avg: 114.51 / Max: 114.57Min: 114.49 / Avg: 114.53 / Max: 114.59Min: 169.37 / Avg: 169.96 / Max: 170.56Min: 114.48 / Avg: 114.5 / Max: 114.51Min: 114.38 / Avg: 114.45 / Max: 114.48Min: 114.46 / Avg: 114.5 / Max: 114.551. (CC) gcc options: -lm -lpthread -O3

OpenBenchmarking.orgPerformance Per Watt, More Is BetterC-Ray 1.1Total TimeLinux 3.7Linux 3.8Linux 3.9Linux 3.10Linux 3.11Linux 3.12Linux 3.13 Git0.0360.0720.1080.1440.180.150.150.150.100.160.150.15

MinAvgMaxLinux 3.710695.001708417565.00Linux 3.811460.001766718630.00Linux 3.910605.001693517400.00Linux 3.1011655.001637917220.00Linux 3.1111115.001777918450.00Linux 3.1211010.001757518315.00Linux 3.13 Git11010.001748818705.00OpenBenchmarking.orgMilliwatts, Fewer Is BetterC-Ray 1.1System Power Consumption Monitor5K10K15K20K25K

LAME MP3 Encoding

LAME is an MP3 encoder licensed under the LGPL. This test measures the time required to encode a WAV file to MP3 format. Learn more via the OpenBenchmarking.org test page.

OpenBenchmarking.orgSeconds, Fewer Is BetterLAME MP3 Encoding 3.99.3WAV To MP3Linux 3.7Linux 3.8Linux 3.9Linux 3.10Linux 3.11Linux 3.12Linux 3.13 Git1122334455SE +/- 0.03, N = 5SE +/- 0.02, N = 5SE +/- 0.04, N = 5SE +/- 0.04, N = 5SE +/- 0.02, N = 5SE +/- 0.04, N = 5SE +/- 0.02, N = 528.9829.0229.0347.0328.9928.9828.981. (CC) gcc options: -O3 -fomit-frame-pointer -ffast-math -pipe -lm
OpenBenchmarking.orgSeconds, Fewer Is BetterLAME MP3 Encoding 3.99.3WAV To MP3Linux 3.7Linux 3.8Linux 3.9Linux 3.10Linux 3.11Linux 3.12Linux 3.13 Git1020304050Min: 28.93 / Avg: 28.98 / Max: 29.09Min: 28.95 / Avg: 29.02 / Max: 29.09Min: 28.96 / Avg: 29.03 / Max: 29.19Min: 46.91 / Avg: 47.03 / Max: 47.14Min: 28.95 / Avg: 28.99 / Max: 29.08Min: 28.93 / Avg: 28.98 / Max: 29.15Min: 28.94 / Avg: 28.98 / Max: 29.061. (CC) gcc options: -O3 -fomit-frame-pointer -ffast-math -pipe -lm

OpenBenchmarking.orgPerformance Per Watt, More Is BetterLAME MP3 Encoding 3.99.3WAV To MP3Linux 3.7Linux 3.8Linux 3.9Linux 3.10Linux 3.11Linux 3.12Linux 3.13 Git0.11930.23860.35790.47720.59650.510.520.500.310.530.520.52

MinAvgMaxLinux 3.710725.001471615705.00Linux 3.811010.001523215975.00Linux 3.910470.001454615180.00Linux 3.1011445.001452115375.00Linux 3.1111160.001536716065.00Linux 3.1211025.001518416065.00Linux 3.13 Git10950.001503615945.00OpenBenchmarking.orgMilliwatts, Fewer Is BetterLAME MP3 Encoding 3.99.3System Power Consumption Monitor4K8K12K16K20K

System Power Consumption Monitor

MinAvgMaxLinux 3.710215.002076030555.00Linux 3.810620.002151032100.00Linux 3.99915.002059430915.00Linux 3.1011130.002043833270.00Linux 3.1110545.002157432160.00Linux 3.1211010.002139932160.00Linux 3.13 Git10410.002295031545.00OpenBenchmarking.orgMilliwattsSystem Power Consumption MonitorPhoronix Test Suite System Monitoring8K16K24K32K40K