ASTC Encoder

ASTC Encoder (astcenc) is for the Adaptive Scalable Texture Compression (ASTC) format commonly used with OpenGL, OpenGL ES, and Vulkan graphics APIs. This test profile does a coding test of both compression/decompression.

To run this test with the Phoronix Test Suite, the basic command is: phoronix-test-suite benchmark astcenc.

Project Site

github.com

Test Created

18 August 2020

Last Updated

3 June 2021

Test Maintainer

Michael Larabel 

Test Type

System

Average Install Time

28 Seconds

Average Run Time

5 Minutes, 57 Seconds

Test Dependencies

C/C++ Compiler Toolchain + CMake

Accolades

10k+ Downloads + Recently Updated Test Profile

Supported Platforms


Public Result Uploads *Reported Installs **Reported Test Completions **Test Profile Page Views ***OpenBenchmarking.orgEventsASTC Encoder Popularity Statisticspts/astcenc2020.082020.092020.102020.112020.122021.012021.022021.032021.042021.052021.069001800270036004500
* Uploading of benchmark result data to OpenBenchmarking.org 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 OpenBenchmarking.org 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 current as of 16 June 2021.

Revision History

pts/astcenc-1.2.0   [View Source]   Thu, 03 Jun 2021 07:27:28 GMT
Update against ASTC Encoder 3.0.

pts/astcenc-1.1.0   [View Source]   Fri, 12 Mar 2021 06:43:29 GMT
Update against upstream ASTCENC 2.4.

pts/astcenc-1.0.2   [View Source]   Thu, 19 Nov 2020 13:05:12 GMT
Fix for building on AArch64.

pts/astcenc-1.0.1   [View Source]   Wed, 11 Nov 2020 20:49:44 GMT
Fix for macOS build.

pts/astcenc-1.0.0   [View Source]   Tue, 18 Aug 2020 10:43:45 GMT
Initial commit of Arm ASTC Encoder (astcenc) benchmark.

Suites Using This Test

Creator Workloads

Texture Compression

Game Development


Performance Metrics

Analyze Test Configuration:

ASTC Encoder 3.0

Preset: Thorough

OpenBenchmarking.org metrics for this test profile configuration based on 162 public results since 3 June 2021 with the latest data as of 16 June 2021.

Below is an overview of the generalized performance for components where there is sufficient statistically significant data based upon user-uploaded results. It is important to keep in mind particularly in the Linux/open-source space there can be vastly different OS configurations, with this overview intended to offer just general guidance as to the performance expectations.

OpenBenchmarking.orgDistribution Of Public Results - Preset: Thorough159 Results Range From 5 To 72 Seconds511172329354147535965717720406080100

Based on OpenBenchmarking.org data, the selected test / test configuration (ASTC Encoder 3.0 - Preset: Thorough) 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 BenchmarkPreset: ThoroughRun-Time246810Min: 1 / Avg: 1.13 / Max: 4

Based on public OpenBenchmarking.org results, the selected test / test configuration has an average standard deviation of 0.1%.

OpenBenchmarking.orgPercent, Fewer Is BetterAverage Deviation Between RunsPreset: ThoroughDeviation246810Min: 0 / Avg: 0.1 / Max: 2

Notable Instruction Set Usage

Notable instruction set extensions supported by this test, based on an automatic analysis by the Phoronix Test Suite / OpenBenchmarking.org analytics engine.

Instruction Set
Support
Instructions Detected
SSE 4.2 (SSE4_2)
Used by default on supported hardware.
Found on Intel processors since at least 2010.
Found on AMD processors since Bulldozer (2011).

 
POPCNT
Used by default on supported hardware.
Found on Intel processors since Sandy Bridge (2011).
Found on AMD processors since Bulldozer (2011).

 
VZEROUPPER VINSERTF128 VEXTRACTF128 VPERM2F128 VBROADCASTSS VPERMILPS
Used by default on supported hardware.
Found on Intel processors since Haswell (2013).
Found on AMD processors since Excavator (2016).

 
VEXTRACTI128 VINSERTI128 VGATHERDPS VPGATHERDD VPERMQ VPERM2I128 VPBROADCASTB VPBROADCASTD VPBROADCASTQ VPSLLVD VPBROADCASTW VPERMD VPSRAVD
FMA (FMA)
Requires passing a supported compiler/build flag (verified with targets: skylake, tigerlake, cascadelake, znver2, znver3).
Found on Intel processors since Haswell (2013).
Found on AMD processors since Bulldozer (2011).

 
VFMADD213SS VFMADD132SS VFNMADD132SS VFNMADD231SS VFMADD231SS VFNMADD213SS VFMSUB132SS VFMADD231PS VFMADD132PS VFMSUB132PS VFMSUB231SS VFMADD213PS VFNMADD231PS VFMSUB213SS VFMADD231SD
The test / benchmark does honor compiler flag changes.
Last automated analysis: 9 May 2021

This test profile binary relies on the shared libraries libm.so.6, libpthread.so.0, libc.so.6.

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