This is a test of the Intel Open Visual Cloud Scalable Video Technology SVT-VP9 CPU-based multi-threaded video encoder for the VP9 video format with a sample 1080p YUV video file. This test profile uses the Git snapshot of SVT-VP9.

To run this test with the Phoronix Test Suite, the basic command is: phoronix-test-suite benchmark git/svt-vp9.

Project Site

Test Created

8 March 2019

Test Maintainer

Michael Larabel 

Test Type


Average Install Time

44 Seconds

Average Run Time

30 Seconds

Test Dependencies

C/C++ Compiler Toolchain + 7-Zip / p7zip + Yasm Assembler + CMake + Git

Supported Platforms

Public Result Uploads *Reported Installs **Reported Test Completions **Test Profile Page Views ***OpenBenchmarking.orgEventsSVT-VP9 Popularity Statisticsgit/svt-vp92019.032019.052019.072019.092019.112020.012020.032020.052020.072020.092020.112021.012021.032021.052021.072021.092021.112022.012022.032022.052022.072022.092022.112023.012023.032023.052023.072023.092023.112024.012024.032024.05400800120016002000
* Uploading of benchmark result data to is always optional (opt-in) via the Phoronix Test Suite for users wishing to share their results publicly.
** Data based on those opting to upload their test results to and users enabling the opt-in anonymous statistics reporting while running benchmarks from an Internet-connected platform.
*** Test profile page view reporting began March 2021.
Data updated weekly as of 18 June 2024.

Revision History

git/svt-vp9-1.0.0   [View Source]   Fri, 08 Mar 2019 10:41:21 GMT
Test profile allows testing SVT-VP9 from Git.

Performance Metrics

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1080p 8-bit YUV To VP9 Video Encode metrics for this test profile configuration based on 60 public results since 8 March 2019 with the latest data as of 11 April 2024.

Additional benchmark metrics will come after has collected a sufficient data-set.

OpenBenchmarking.orgDistribution Of Public Results - 1080p 8-bit YUV To VP9 Video Encode60 Results Range From 21 To 404 Frames Per Second214161811011211411611812012212412612813013213413613814014213691215

Based on data, the selected test / test configuration (SVT-VP9 Git - 1080p 8-bit YUV To VP9 Video Encode) has an average run-time of 2 minutes. By default this test profile is set to run at least 3 times but may increase if the standard deviation exceeds pre-defined defaults or other calculations deem additional runs necessary for greater statistical accuracy of the result.

OpenBenchmarking.orgMinutesTime Required To Complete Benchmark1080p 8-bit YUV To VP9 Video EncodeRun-Time246810Min: 1 / Avg: 1 / Max: 1

Based on public results, the selected test / test configuration has an average standard deviation of 1.1%.

OpenBenchmarking.orgPercent, Fewer Is BetterAverage Deviation Between Runs1080p 8-bit YUV To VP9 Video EncodeDeviation246810Min: 0 / Avg: 1.12 / Max: 3

Tested CPU Architectures

This benchmark has been successfully tested on the below mentioned architectures. The CPU architectures listed is where successful result uploads occurred, namely for helping to determine if a given test is compatible with various alternative CPU architectures.

CPU Architecture
Kernel Identifier
Verified On
Intel / AMD x86 64-bit
(Many Processors)

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