Timed GCC Compilation

This test times how long it takes to build the GNU Compiler Collection (GCC) compiler.

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

Project Site

gcc.gnu.org

Source Repository

gcc.gnu.org

Test Created

16 August 2017

Last Updated

23 August 2021

Test Maintainer

Michael Larabel 

Test Type

Processor

Average Install Time

1 Second

Average Run Time

1 Hour, 21 Minutes, 16 Seconds

Test Dependencies

C/C++ Compiler Toolchain + Bison + Flex + GNU Multiple Precision Arithmetic

Accolades

100k+ Downloads

Supported Platforms


Public Result Uploads *Reported Installs **Reported Test Completions **Test Profile Page Views ***OpenBenchmarking.orgEventsTimed GCC Compilation Popularity Statisticspts/build-gcc2017.082017.102017.122018.022018.042018.062018.082018.102018.122019.022019.042019.062019.082019.102019.122020.022020.042020.062020.082020.102020.122021.022021.042021.062021.082021.1010K20K30K40K50K
* 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 11 October 2021.

Revision History

pts/build-gcc-1.3.0   [View Source]   Mon, 23 Aug 2021 09:45:14 GMT
Update against GCC 11.2 upstream for building as prior version began having issues with newer distros.

pts/build-gcc-1.2.0   [View Source]   Fri, 20 Mar 2020 08:11:07 GMT
Update against GCC 9.3.0 upstream.

pts/build-gcc-1.1.2   [View Source]   Wed, 10 Jul 2019 21:27:43 GMT
Set timestorun = 3

pts/build-gcc-1.1.1   [View Source]   Sat, 10 Nov 2018 11:24:30 GMT
Use NUM_CPU_CORES.

pts/build-gcc-1.1.0   [View Source]   Sat, 10 Nov 2018 11:08:13 GMT
Update against upstream GCC 8.2.0.

pts/build-gcc-1.0.0   [View Source]   Wed, 16 Aug 2017 14:45:50 GMT
Initial commit of a timed GCC compilation test profile.

Suites Using This Test

Timed Code Compilation

Multi-Core

CPU Massive

Server CPU Tests

Programmer / Developer System Benchmarks


Performance Metrics

Analyze Test Configuration:

Timed GCC Compilation 11.2.0

Time To Compile

OpenBenchmarking.org metrics for this test profile configuration based on 238 public results since 23 August 2021 with the latest data as of 16 October 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
Seconds (Average)
85th
9
710 +/- 42
Mid-Tier
75th
> 811
73rd
4
833 +/- 1
72nd
8
849 +/- 29
68th
3
868 +/- 1
64th
3
947 +/- 5
57th
14
991 +/- 4
Median
50th
1020
48th
3
1033 +/- 7
47th
3
1038 +/- 6
42nd
6
1128 +/- 1
39th
3
1147 +/- 3
36th
3
1253 +/- 6
35th
4
1269 +/- 5
33rd
4
1333 +/- 12
27th
4
1553 +/- 4
Low-Tier
25th
> 1563
24th
4
1581 +/- 2
23rd
3
1606 +/- 5
19th
3
1686 +/- 2
18th
5
1716 +/- 203
17th
4
1779 +/- 2
16th
3
1803 +/- 13
14th
3
1855 +/- 4
14th
3
1935 +/- 14
11th
4
2106 +/- 15
10th
4
2110 +/- 5
8th
3
2288 +/- 7
6th
3
2587 +/- 29
5th
3
2626 +/- 145
4th
3
3220 +/- 19
3rd
4
4678 +/- 28
OpenBenchmarking.orgDistribution Of Public Results - Time To Compile231 Results Range From 618 To 6753 Seconds618741864987111012331356147916021725184819712094221723402463258627092832295530783201332434473570369338163939406241854308443145544677480049235046516952925415553856615784590760306153627663996522664567681020304050

Based on OpenBenchmarking.org data, the selected test / test configuration (Timed GCC Compilation 11.2.0 - Time To Compile) has an average run-time of 35 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 BenchmarkTime To CompileRun-Time20406080100Min: 11 / Avg: 34 / Max: 128

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.

IntelAMDOpenBenchmarking.orgRelative Core Scaling To BaseTimed GCC Compilation CPU Core ScalingTime To Compile46816320.70421.40842.11262.81683.521

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