BRL-CAD

BRL-CAD is a cross-platform, open-source solid modeling system with built-in benchmark mode.

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

Project Site

brlcad.org

Source Repository

github.com

Test Created

2 October 2018

Last Updated

19 March 2024

Test Maintainer

Michael Larabel 

Test Type

System

Average Install Time

24 Minutes, 32 Seconds

Average Run Time

19 Minutes, 2 Seconds

Test Dependencies

C/C++ Compiler Toolchain + CMake + Flex + Tool Command Language + Zlib + PNG Library

Accolades

100k+ Downloads

Supported Platforms


Public Result Uploads *Reported Installs **Reported Test Completions **Test Profile Page Views ***OpenBenchmarking.orgEventsBRL-CAD Popularity Statisticspts/brl-cad2018.102018.122019.022019.042019.062019.082019.102019.122020.022020.042020.062020.082020.102020.122021.022021.042021.062021.082021.102021.122022.022022.042022.062022.082022.102022.122023.022023.042023.062023.082023.102023.122024.022024.042024.063K6K9K12K15K
* 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 updated weekly as of 8 July 2024.

Revision History

pts/brl-cad-1.6.0   [View Source]   Tue, 19 Mar 2024 17:23:34 GMT
Update against BRL-CAD 7.38.2 upstream.

pts/brl-cad-1.5.0   [View Source]   Thu, 27 Jul 2023 10:47:20 GMT
Update against BRL-CAD 7.36 upstream.

pts/brl-cad-1.4.0   [View Source]   Tue, 03 Jan 2023 11:20:53 GMT
Update against BRL-CAD 7.34 upstream.

pts/brl-cad-1.3.0   [View Source]   Tue, 06 Sep 2022 07:42:55 GMT
Update against BRL-CAD 7.32.6 upstream.

pts/brl-cad-1.2.0   [View Source]   Mon, 31 May 2021 14:30:48 GMT
Update against BRL-CAD 7.32.2 to work with newer compilers / distributions.

pts/brl-cad-1.1.2   [View Source]   Fri, 11 Dec 2020 12:11:12 GMT
BSD build fix per https://github.com/apurvanandan1997/pts-test-profiles-dev/commit/2426d18ee21cbd95bab2898f753f7d64d7f50899#diff-8074891d75800c73e983a9e342094e82800c066916aa8c43f9777da5df6f0920

pts/brl-cad-1.1.1   [View Source]   Thu, 12 Nov 2020 10:52:58 GMT
Enable building on macOS.

pts/brl-cad-1.1.0   [View Source]   Sun, 17 May 2020 06:46:22 GMT
Update BRL-CAD per https://github.com/phoronix-test-suite/phoronix-test-suite/pull/438

pts/brl-cad-1.0.1   [View Source]   Wed, 03 Oct 2018 19:06:11 GMT
Update download URLs.

pts/brl-cad-1.0.0   [View Source]   Tue, 02 Oct 2018 18:30:08 GMT
Initial commit of BRL-CAD solid modeling software benchmark.

Suites Using This Test

Common Workstation Benchmarks

CPU Massive

Creator Workloads

CAD


Performance Metrics

Analyze Test Configuration:

BRL-CAD 7.38.2

VGR Performance Metric

OpenBenchmarking.org metrics for this test profile configuration based on 326 public results since 19 March 2024 with the latest data as of 5 July 2024.

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
VGR Performance Metric (Average)
100th
5
6262929 +/- 553330
99th
10
6002833 +/- 140057
94th
14
5277395 +/- 166422
91st
7
4284905 +/- 184508
87th
16
4020179 +/- 64031
84th
6
3723661 +/- 43053
82nd
4
3633793 +/- 28864
Mid-Tier
75th
< 1274397
73rd
4
1065046 +/- 595
71st
15
927853 +/- 11852
67th
6
867164 +/- 16653
64th
9
833358 +/- 3387
61st
7
772191 +/- 4274
57th
5
713886 +/- 70
55th
5
682295 +/- 3535
54th
4
610709 +/- 4746
51st
5
492568 +/- 24609
51st
4
488352 +/- 1597
Median
50th
487684
50th
3
485979 +/- 613
44th
5
396625 +/- 1146
44th
7
395689 +/- 16559
40th
4
378897 +/- 7177
35th
5
277201 +/- 6039
32nd
4
226990 +/- 1584
31st
3
221887 +/- 234
27th
4
211945 +/- 98
Low-Tier
25th
< 197598
24th
11
190516 +/- 2926
22nd
9
183798 +/- 14968
16th
4
166210 +/- 4046
14th
4
155682 +/- 206
12th
7
147378 +/- 1434
11th
4
143837 +/- 478
10th
3
136353 +/- 1044
9th
4
130423 +/- 819
7th
4
123052 +/- 247
6th
4
115319 +/- 669
5th
4
86002 +/- 35
3rd
3
81675 +/- 339
2nd
3
79048 +/- 276
OpenBenchmarking.orgDistribution Of Public Results - VGR Performance Metric308 Results Range From 59165 To 6958538 VGR Performance Metric59165197153335141473129611117749105887093102508111630691301057143904515770331715021185300919909972128985226697324049612542949268093728189252956913309490132328893370877350886536468533784841392282940608174198805433679344747814612769475075748887455026733516472153027095440697557868557166735854661599264961306376268625640661365446016682589682057769585651632486480

Based on OpenBenchmarking.org data, the selected test / test configuration (BRL-CAD 7.38.2 - VGR Performance Metric) has an average run-time of 19 minutes. By default this test profile is set to run at least 1 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 BenchmarkVGR Performance MetricRun-Time816243240Min: 8 / Avg: 18.41 / Max: 37

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.

OpenBenchmarking.orgRelative Core Scaling To BaseBRL-CAD CPU Core ScalingVGR Performance Metric68121632643691215

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)

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1 System - 1 Benchmark Result

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Ubuntu 22.04 - 6.5.0-28-generic - GNOME Shell 42.9

1 System - 432 Benchmark Results

2 x AMD EPYC 7303 16-Core - AMD DAYTONA_X - AMD Starship

Ubuntu 22.04 - 5.15.0-47-generic - GNOME Shell 42.9

1 System - 912 Benchmark Results

2 Systems - 256 Benchmark Results

Intel Core i9-14900K - ASUS PRIME Z790-P WIFI - Intel Device 7a27

Ubuntu 22.04 - 6.5.0-28-generic - GNOME Shell 42.9

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AMD Ryzen 9 7900 12-Core - ASRockRack 1U4LW-B650/2L2T B650D4U-2L2T/BCM - AMD Device 14d8

Ubuntu 24.04 - 6.8.0-31-generic - GNOME Shell 46.0

Most Popular Test Results

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2 Systems - 32 Benchmark Results

2 x INTEL XEON PLATINUM 8592+ - Quanta Cloud QuantaGrid D54Q-2U S6Q-MB-MPS - Intel Device 1bce

Ubuntu 23.10 - 6.6.0-rc5-phx-patched - GNOME Shell 45.0

2 Systems - 42 Benchmark Results

AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX - ASUS ROG Strix G513QY_G513QY G513QY v1.0 - AMD Renoir

Ubuntu 22.10 - 5.19.0-46-generic - GNOME Shell 43.0

3 Systems - 55 Benchmark Results

2 x AMD EPYC 9684X 96-Core - AMD Titanite_4G - AMD Device 14a4

Ubuntu 23.10 - 6.5.0-25-generic - GCC 13.2.0

3 Systems - 177 Benchmark Results

Intel Xeon E E-2488 - Supermicro Super Server X13SCL-F v0123456789 - Intel Device 7a27

Ubuntu 22.04 - 6.2.0-26-generic - GNOME Shell 42.9

4 Systems - 158 Benchmark Results

AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 5965WX 24-Cores - ASUS Pro WS WRX80E-SAGE SE WIFI - AMD Starship

Ubuntu 23.10 - 6.5.0-15-generic - GNOME Shell 45.0

4 Systems - 158 Benchmark Results

Intel Xeon E E-2488 - Supermicro Super Server X13SCL-F v0123456789 - Intel Device 7a27

Ubuntu 22.04 - 6.2.0-26-generic - GNOME Shell 42.9

2 Systems - 49 Benchmark Results

2 x AMD EPYC 9684X 96-Core - AMD Titanite_4G - AMD Device 14a4

Ubuntu 23.10 - 6.5.0-25-generic - GCC 13.2.0

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Intel Core i9-10980XE - ASRock X299 Steel Legend - Intel Sky Lake-E DMI3 Registers

Ubuntu 22.04 - 6.5.0-18-generic - GNOME Shell 42.2

3 Systems - 9 Benchmark Results

AMD EPYC 8534P 64-Core - AMD Cinnabar - AMD Device 14a4

Ubuntu 23.10 - 6.5.0-15-generic - GNOME Shell

4 Systems - 9 Benchmark Results

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 7980X 64-Cores - System76 Thelio Major - AMD Device 14a4

Ubuntu 23.10 - 6.5.0-25-generic - GNOME Shell 45.2

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Ubuntu 23.10 - 6.5.0-26-generic - GNOME Shell 45.2

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AMD EPYC 7F32 8-Core - ASRockRack EPYCD8 - AMD Starship

Debian 12 - 6.1.0-11-amd64 - X Server

4 Systems - 9 Benchmark Results

AMD Ryzen 9 7950X 16-Core - ASUS ROG STRIX X670E-E GAMING WIFI - AMD Device 14d8

Ubuntu 23.10 - 6.7.0-060700-generic - GNOME Shell 45.2

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Ubuntu 23.10 - 6.7.0-060700-generic - GNOME Shell 45.2

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