BLAKE2

This is a benchmark of BLAKE2 using the blake2s binary. BLAKE2 is a high-performance crypto alternative to MD5 and SHA-2/3.

To run this test with the Phoronix Test Suite, the basic command is: phoronix-test-suite benchmark blake2.

Project Site

blake2.net

Test Created

26 December 2012

Last Updated

4 March 2018

Test Maintainer

Michael Larabel 

Test Type

Processor

Test Dependencies

C/C++ Compiler Toolchain + OpenSSL

Accolades

150k+ Downloads

Supported Platforms


Public Result Uploads *Reported Installs **Reported Test Completions **Test Profile Page Views ***OpenBenchmarking.orgEventsBLAKE2 Popularity Statisticspts/blake22012.122013.032013.062013.092013.122014.032014.062014.092014.122015.032015.062015.092015.122016.032016.062016.092016.122017.032017.062017.092017.122018.032018.062018.092018.122019.032019.062019.092019.122020.032020.062020.092020.122021.032021.062021.096K12K18K24K30K
* 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 17 October 2021.

Revision History

pts/blake2-1.2.1   [View Source]   Sun, 04 Mar 2018 09:53:18 GMT
Add Windows support.

pts/blake2-1.2.0   [View Source]   Wed, 07 Feb 2018 13:56:54 GMT
Update against latest BLAKE2 upstream, with no releases use latest Git snapshot

pts/blake2-1.1.0   [View Source]   Fri, 10 Jan 2014 14:45:39 GMT
Update against BLAKE2 newest upstream code.

pts/blake2-1.0.0   [View Source]   Wed, 26 Dec 2012 10:48:45 GMT
Initial commit of the new BLAKE2 crypto algorithm with its upstream benchmark.

Suites Using This Test

Cryptography

CPU Massive

Single-Threaded


Performance Metrics

Analyze Test Configuration:

BLAKE2 20170307

OpenBenchmarking.org metrics for this test profile configuration based on 1,035 public results since 7 February 2018 with the latest data as of 27 September 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.

Component
Percentile Rank
# Compatible Public Results
Cycles Per Byte (Average)
98th
6
3.00 +/- 0.31
98th
5
3.04 +/- 0.19
96th
7
3.13 +/- 0.02
96th
5
3.19 +/- 0.42
95th
3
3.25 +/- 0.01
92nd
4
3.52 +/- 0.02
88th
6
3.73 +/- 0.14
88th
74
3.74 +/- 0.39
86th
3
3.88 +/- 0.04
85th
11
3.89 +/- 0.24
Mid-Tier
75th
> 4.20
74th
22
4.28 +/- 0.26
71st
25
4.37 +/- 0.61
69th
8
4.44 +/- 0.02
68th
9
4.45 +/- 0.67
67th
5
4.48 +/- 0.10
63rd
3
4.63 +/- 0.01
63rd
3
4.66 +/- 0.20
60th
6
4.86 +/- 0.01
57th
8
4.93 +/- 0.02
55th
5
4.97 +/- 0.07
52nd
3
5.04 +/- 0.02
51st
9
5.08 +/- 0.66
Median
50th
5.09
50th
23
5.12 +/- 0.17
50th
11
5.12 +/- 0.61
49th
17
5.14 +/- 0.14
47th
5
5.20 +/- 0.12
46th
13
5.25 +/- 0.21
46th
3
5.25 +/- 0.06
45th
4
5.28 +/- 0.32
45th
7
5.30 +/- 0.19
43rd
3
5.38 +/- 0.05
40th
3
5.61 +/- 0.01
40th
3
5.61 +/- 0.02
32nd
4
6.11 +/- 0.17
32nd
11
6.20 +/- 0.15
31st
8
6.28 +/- 0.87
Low-Tier
25th
> 6.89
25th
5
6.92 +/- 0.04
22nd
4
7.22 +/- 0.49
21st
3
7.45 +/- 0.01
19th
9
7.92 +/- 0.79
19th
8
7.92 +/- 1.14
13th
25
8.57 +/- 0.18
6th
3
9.44 +/- 0.01
5th
3
9.67 +/- 0.01
5th
3
9.68 +/- 0.01
OpenBenchmarking.orgDistribution Of Public Results1035 Results Range From 2 To 7.5059993789509E+14 Cycles Per Byte21501199875790430023997515806450359962737086004799503161075059993789512900719925474141.0508399130532E+141.2009599006322E+141.3510798882112E+141.5011998757902E+141.6513198633692E+141.8014398509483E+141.9515598385273E+142.1016798261063E+142.2517998136853E+142.4019198012643E+142.5520397888434E+142.7021597764224E+142.8522797640014E+143.0023997515804E+143.1525197391594E+143.3026397267385E+143.4527597143175E+143.6028797018965E+143.7529996894755E+143.9031196770545E+144.0532396646336E+144.2033596522126E+144.3534796397916E+144.5035996273706E+144.6537196149496E+144.8038396025287E+144.9539595901077E+145.1040795776867E+145.2541995652657E+145.4043195528447E+145.5544395404238E+145.7045595280028E+145.8546795155818E+146.0047995031608E+146.1549194907398E+146.3050394783189E+146.4551594658979E+146.6052794534769E+146.7553994410559E+146.9055194286349E+147.055639416214E+147.205759403793E+147.355879391372E+147.505999378951E+142004006008001000

Based on OpenBenchmarking.org data, the selected test / test configuration (BLAKE2 20170307) 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 BenchmarkRun-Time246810Min: 1 / Avg: 1 / Max: 1

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

OpenBenchmarking.orgPercent, Fewer Is BetterAverage Deviation Between RunsDeviation816243240Min: 0 / Avg: 1.07 / Max: 38

Does It Scale Well With Increasing Cores?

No, based on the automated analysis of the collected public benchmark data, this test / test settings does not generally scale well with increasing CPU core counts. Data based on publicly available results for this test / test settings, separated by vendor, result divided by the reference CPU clock speed, grouped by matching physical CPU core count, and normalized against the smallest core count tested from each vendor for each CPU having a sufficient number of test samples and statistically significant data.

AMDIntelOpenBenchmarking.orgRelative Core Scaling To BaseBLAKE2 CPU Core Scaling4680.44790.89581.34371.79162.2395

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

 
VZEROUPPER
Last automated analysis: 9 May 2021

This test profile binary relies on the shared libraries libc.so.6.

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