Blender

Blender is an open-source 3D creation and modeling software project. This test is of Blender's Cycles benchmark with various sample files. GPU computing via NVIDIA OptiX and NVIDIA CUDA is currently supported as well as HIP for AMD Radeon GPUs and Intel oneAPI for Arc Graphics.

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

Project Site

blender.org

Source Repository

git.blender.org

Test Created

11 July 2016

Last Updated

9 September 2022

Test Maintainer

Michael Larabel 

Test Type

System

Average Install Time

26 Seconds

Average Run Time

6 Minutes, 58 Seconds

Accolades

150k+ Downloads + 5k+ Public Benchmark Results

Supported Platforms

Supported Architectures

x86_64
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Public Result Uploads *Reported Installs **Reported Test Completions **Test Profile Page Views ***OpenBenchmarking.orgEventsBlender Popularity Statisticspts/blender2016.072016.112017.012017.032017.052017.072017.092017.112018.012018.032018.052018.072018.092018.112019.012019.032019.052019.072019.092019.112020.012020.032020.052020.072020.092020.112021.012021.032021.052021.072021.092021.112022.012022.032022.052022.072022.092022.1114K28K42K56K70K
* 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 26 November 2022.
Pabellon Barcelona18.8%BMW2722.9%Barbershop18.0%Fishy Cat19.6%Classroom20.6%Blend File Option PopularityOpenBenchmarking.org
CUDA6.2%NVIDIA OptiX6.4%CPU-Only87.4%Compute Option PopularityOpenBenchmarking.org

Revision History

pts/blender-3.3.1   [View Source]   Fri, 09 Sep 2022 17:57:49 GMT
Update SHA256 / MD5 for Blender 3.3 Linux as upstream appears to have respun that build. Fixes: https://github.com/phoronix-test-suite/phoronix-test-suite/issues/671

pts/blender-3.3.0   [View Source]   Wed, 07 Sep 2022 07:44:20 GMT
Update against Blender 3.3 upstream, add Intel oneAPI back-end option.

pts/blender-3.2.0   [View Source]   Wed, 08 Jun 2022 15:25:18 GMT
Update against Blender 3.2 upstram, expose Radeon HIP option, switch to using --cycles-device option in recent versions for setting device acceleration.

pts/blender-3.0.0   [View Source]   Fri, 03 Dec 2021 15:08:32 GMT
Update against Blender 3.0 upstream release.

pts/blender-1.9.1   [View Source]   Thu, 04 Nov 2021 14:22:17 GMT
Update download links for Barbershop blend files, old mirror broke.

pts/blender-1.9.0   [View Source]   Thu, 25 Feb 2021 15:02:18 GMT
Update against Blender 2.92 upstream.

pts/blender-1.8.0   [View Source]   Mon, 31 Aug 2020 17:54:31 GMT
Update against upstream Blender 2.90.

pts/blender-1.7.1   [View Source]   Sun, 17 May 2020 15:33:56 GMT
Add macOS support, add more download mirrors.

pts/blender-1.7.0   [View Source]   Fri, 14 Feb 2020 15:07:03 GMT
Update against Blender 2.82 upstream.

pts/blender-1.6.0   [View Source]   Thu, 21 Nov 2019 20:28:12 GMT
Update against Blender 2.81.

pts/blender-1.5.1   [View Source]   Sun, 29 Sep 2019 11:55:34 GMT
Fix for Blender 2.80 Python API preferences handling for GPU selection.

pts/blender-1.5.0   [View Source]   Mon, 12 Aug 2019 10:39:52 GMT
Update against Blender 2.80 upstream.

pts/blender-1.4.1   [View Source]   Thu, 01 Mar 2018 09:47:17 GMT
Square away the Windows support.

pts/blender-1.4.0   [View Source]   Thu, 01 Mar 2018 07:43:14 GMT
Update against Blender 2.79a, plumb in initial Windows support.

pts/blender-1.3.2   [View Source]   Sun, 26 Nov 2017 16:05:28 GMT
Fix GPU download link

pts/blender-1.3.1   [View Source]   Sat, 25 Nov 2017 09:34:23 GMT
Add new Barbershop scene.

pts/blender-1.3.0   [View Source]   Sat, 16 Sep 2017 11:15:52 GMT
Update against Blender 2.79 upstream

pts/blender-1.2.0   [View Source]   Tue, 18 Apr 2017 18:35:10 GMT
Update to upstream 2.78c

pts/blender-1.1.1   [View Source]   Thu, 05 Jan 2017 10:44:56 GMT
Add explicit CPU-only / NONE acceleration option

pts/blender-1.1.0   [View Source]   Wed, 02 Nov 2016 16:02:29 GMT
Update against upstream Blender 2.78a

pts/blender-1.0.0   [View Source]   Mon, 11 Jul 2016 09:09:41 GMT
Initial commit

Suites Using This Test

Multi-Core

OpenCL

Common Workstation Benchmarks

CPU Massive

Server CPU Tests

Creator Workloads

Renderers

NVIDIA GPU Compute

Game Development


Performance Metrics

Analyze Test Configuration:

Blender 3.3

Blend File: BMW27 - Compute: CPU-Only

OpenBenchmarking.org metrics for this test profile configuration based on 519 public results since 7 September 2022 with the latest data as of 2 December 2022.

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
Seconds (Average)
92nd
12
15 +/- 1
Mid-Tier
75th
> 28
Median
50th
52
42nd
10
71 +/- 5
27th
8
110 +/- 8
27th
3
111 +/- 1
Low-Tier
25th
> 121
25th
6
122 +/- 1
22nd
3
141 +/- 1
21st
4
146 +/- 1
18th
3
172 +/- 1
16th
3
194 +/- 3
16th
7
197 +/- 5
15th
4
214 +/- 1
14th
8
217 +/- 2
11th
3
271 +/- 3
11th
7
277 +/- 20
10th
3
296 +/- 2
9th
4
329 +/- 1
8th
3
363 +/- 2
7th
6
399 +/- 10
3rd
3
527 +/- 1
2nd
4
591 +/- 20
OpenBenchmarking.orgDistribution Of Public Results - Blend File: BMW27 - Compute: CPU-Only514 Results Range From 7 To 3143 Seconds7701331962593223854485115746377007638268899521015107811411204126713301393145615191582164517081771183418971960202320862149221222752338240124642527259026532716277928422905296830313094315770140210280350

Based on OpenBenchmarking.org data, the selected test / test configuration (Blender 3.3 - Blend File: BMW27 - Compute: CPU-Only) has an average run-time of 5 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 BenchmarkBlend File: BMW27 - Compute: CPU-OnlyRun-Time918273645Min: 1 / Avg: 4.36 / Max: 41

Does It Scale Well With Increasing Cores?

Yes, based on the automated analysis of the collected public benchmark data, this test / test settings does 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.

IntelAMDOpenBenchmarking.orgRelative Core Scaling To BaseBlender CPU Core ScalingBlend File: BMW27 - Compute: CPU-Only46812163264128510152025

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
SSE2 (SSE2)
Used by default on supported hardware.
 
MOVDQA PUNPCKLQDQ PADDQ PSUBQ SHUFPD SUBSD MOVDQU MULSD COMISD MOVAPD CVTTSD2SI MAXSD MINSD DIVSD UCOMISD CVTSS2SD CVTSI2SD ADDSD CVTSD2SS SQRTSD MOVD CVTSD2SI XORPD PSRLDQ CVTDQ2PS CVTPS2DQ ANDPD ANDNPD CMPNLESD ORPD PSHUFD PMULUDQ PUNPCKHQDQ MOVMSKPD CVTPS2PD CMPLTSD CMPNLTSD MULPD ADDPD UNPCKHPD MOVUPD UNPCKLPD DIVPD SUBPD MOVLPD MAXPD MOVHPD SQRTPD CMPLESD CVTTPS2DQ PSHUFHW PSHUFLW CVTDQ2PD CVTPD2PS PSLLDQ MOVNTDQ CVTPI2PD MOVDQ2Q MOVQ2DQ CVTTPD2DQ CMPLTPD CMPNLEPD CMPLEPD CMPNLTPD
SSE3 (SSE3)
Used by default on supported hardware.
 
HADDPS MOVSHDUP LDDQU ADDSUBPS MOVDDUP HSUBPS MOVSLDUP
SSSE3 (SSSE3)
Used by default on supported hardware.
 
PSHUFB PABSW PSIGNW PMULHRSW PMADDUBSW PALIGNR PABSD PSIGND PHADDD PABSB PHADDW PHADDSW
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 VPERMILPS VBROADCASTSS VINSERTF128 VEXTRACTF128 VMASKMOVPS VPERM2F128 VBROADCASTSD VBROADCASTF128
Used by default on supported hardware.
Found on Intel processors since Haswell (2013).
Found on AMD processors since Excavator (2016).

 
VINSERTI128 VPBROADCASTD VPMASKMOVD VEXTRACTI128 VGATHERDPS VPGATHERDD VPBLENDD VPERM2I128 VPERMQ VPBROADCASTQ VGATHERQPS VPERMD VPERMPS VPBROADCASTB VPBROADCASTW VGATHERDPD VPSRAVD VPSLLVD VPGATHERQQ
Advanced Vector Extensions 512 (AVX512)
Used by default on supported hardware.
 
(ZMM REGISTER USE)
FMA (FMA)
Used by default on supported hardware.
Found on Intel processors since Haswell (2013).
Found on AMD processors since Bulldozer (2011).

 
VFMADD213SS VFNMADD231SS VFMADD132SS VFMADD132PS VFMADD231PS VFNMADD132SS VFNMADD231PS VFMADD231SS VFMSUB231PS VFMSUB132PS VFNMADD132PS VFMADD213PS VFMSUB132SS VFNMSUB132SS VFMSUB231SS VFNMADD213SS VFNMADD213PS VFMSUB213PS VFMSUB213SS VFNMSUB231SS VFNMSUB231PS VFMADD231PD VFMADD213PD VFMADDSUB213PS VFMSUBADD213PS
Last automated analysis: 10 October 2022

This test profile binary relies on the shared libraries librt.so.1, libutil.so.1, libpthread.so.0, libdl.so.2, libX11.so.6, libXi.so.6, libXxf86vm.so.1, libXfixes.so.3, libXrender.so.1, libm.so.6, libGL.so.1, libc.so.6, libxcb.so.1, libXext.so.6, libGLdispatch.so.0, libGLX.so.0, libXau.so.6, libXdmcp.so.6, libbsd.so.0, libmd.so.0.

Tested CPU Architectures

This benchmark has been successfully tested on the below mentioned architectures. The CPU architectures listed is where successful OpenBenchmarking.org 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
x86_64
(Many Processors)
ARMv8 64-bit
arm64
Apple M1
ARMv8 64-bit
aarch64
Ampere ARMv8 Neoverse-N1 128-Core, Ampere ARMv8 Neoverse-N1 256-Core

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