7-Zip Compression

This is a test of 7-Zip compression/decompression with its integrated benchmark feature.

To run this test with the Phoronix Test Suite, the basic command is: phoronix-test-suite benchmark compress-7zip.

Project Site

7-zip.org

Test Created

6 December 2010

Last Updated

14 May 2024

Test Maintainer

Michael Larabel 

Test Type

Processor

Average Install Time

27 Seconds

Average Run Time

5 Minutes, 25 Seconds

Test Dependencies

C/C++ Compiler Toolchain + 7-Zip / p7zip

Accolades

300k+ Downloads + 30k+ Public Benchmark Results

Supported Platforms


Public Result Uploads *Reported Test Completions **Reported Installs **Test Profile Page Views ***OpenBenchmarking.orgEvents7-Zip Compression Popularity Statisticspts/compress-7zip2010.122011.052011.102012.032012.082013.012013.062013.112014.042014.092015.022015.072015.122016.052016.102017.032017.082018.012018.062018.112019.042019.092020.022020.072020.122021.052021.102022.032022.082023.012023.062023.112024.04130K260K390K520K650K
* 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 14 June 2024.
Compression Rating50.2%Decompression Rating49.8%Test Option PopularityOpenBenchmarking.org

Revision History

pts/compress-7zip-1.11.0   [View Source]   Tue, 14 May 2024 19:57:58 GMT
Update against 7-Zip 24.05 upstream.

pts/compress-7zip-1.10.0   [View Source]   Wed, 31 Aug 2022 12:44:34 GMT
Update against 7-Zip 22.01 to address GCC 12 build issue with prior version.

pts/compress-7zip-1.9.0   [View Source]   Sun, 19 Jun 2022 12:57:42 GMT
Update against upstream 7-Zip 22.00.

pts/compress-7zip-1.8.0   [View Source]   Thu, 25 Nov 2021 16:35:13 GMT
Update against 7-Zip 21.06 upstream now that the 21.06 release has sources available and seems to be building nicely on Linux. Closes: https://github.com/phoronix-test-suite/test-profiles/issues/213

pts/compress-7zip-1.7.1   [View Source]   Fri, 08 May 2020 19:39:52 GMT
Update download links, include build fix for newer compilers: https://github.com/phoronix-test-suite/test-profiles/issues/142

pts/compress-7zip-1.7.0   [View Source]   Wed, 28 Feb 2018 14:07:14 GMT
Update against upstream 7-Zip 16.02, add Windows support.

pts/compress-7zip-1.6.2   [View Source]   Wed, 07 Sep 2016 12:00:29 GMT
Update download links

pts/compress-7zip-1.6.1   [View Source]   Thu, 08 Oct 2015 16:51:13 GMT
Update download URLs

pts/compress-7zip-1.6.0   [View Source]   Wed, 07 Dec 2011 11:32:20 GMT
Update against upstream p7zip 9.20.1

pts/compress-7zip-1.5.0   [View Source]   Mon, 06 Dec 2010 14:36:39 GMT
Initial import into OpenBenchmarking.org

Suites Using This Test

Compression Tests

C/C++ Compiler Tests

Multi-Core

CPU Massive

Server CPU Tests


Performance Metrics

Analyze Test Configuration:

7-Zip Compression 24.05

Test: Compression Rating

OpenBenchmarking.org metrics for this test profile configuration based on 346 public results since 14 May 2024 with the latest data as of 18 June 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
MIPS (Average)
100th
6
799824 +/- 14181
98th
5
720194 +/- 11211
97th
6
627283 +/- 4110
95th
4
614778 +/- 543
94th
4
589623 +/- 36670
91st
6
464546 +/- 463
90th
4
454943 +/- 237
88th
6
443674 +/- 132
83rd
4
330298 +/- 88
82nd
3
323980 +/- 2557
80th
6
299970 +/- 1645
79th
3
222671 +/- 251
Mid-Tier
75th
< 184558
75th
5
183813 +/- 13350
74th
5
182055 +/- 377
71st
8
177235 +/- 1302
69th
13
176143 +/- 9266
64th
11
143186 +/- 3672
61st
15
140358 +/- 497
60th
5
140037 +/- 3941
56th
3
118876 +/- 1024
55th
4
115838 +/- 4160
55th
4
113315 +/- 11661
53rd
4
108847 +/- 532
51st
4
97875 +/- 441
Median
50th
97493
49th
4
91648 +/- 575
47th
4
83569 +/- 748
44th
4
80229 +/- 4381
44th
6
80225 +/- 125
41st
4
76878 +/- 3224
40th
7
76282 +/- 4020
37th
5
67374 +/- 4796
37th
3
66958 +/- 1210
33rd
7
57038 +/- 457
31st
3
55034 +/- 685
30th
3
53689 +/- 99
28th
3
49385 +/- 36
Low-Tier
25th
< 46075
24th
3
38459 +/- 2973
23rd
3
35840 +/- 269
19th
4
29680 +/- 349
17th
3
25561 +/- 407
12th
27
15668 +/- 1799
OpenBenchmarking.orgDistribution Of Public Results - Test: Compression Rating320 Results Range From 3152 To 811018 MIPS315219310354685162667784839421001001162581324161485741647321808901970482132062293642455222616802778382939963101543263123424703586283747863909444071024232604394184555764717344878925040505202085363665525245686825848406009986171566333146494726656306817886979467141047302627464207625787787367948948110521020304050

Based on OpenBenchmarking.org data, the selected test / test configuration (7-Zip Compression 24.05 - Test: Compression Rating) has an average run-time of 4 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 BenchmarkTest: Compression RatingRun-Time48121620Min: 1 / Avg: 3.47 / Max: 16

Based on public OpenBenchmarking.org results, the selected test / test configuration has an average standard deviation of 0.4%.

OpenBenchmarking.orgPercent, Fewer Is BetterAverage Deviation Between RunsTest: Compression RatingDeviation246810Min: 0 / Avg: 0.4 / Max: 6

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 PADDQ MOVDQU PUNPCKHQDQ PUNPCKLQDQ MOVD PSHUFD CVTSI2SD DIVSD MULSD COMISD SUBSD CVTTSD2SI
SSSE3 (SSSE3)
Used by default on supported hardware.
 
PSHUFB PALIGNR
Used by default on supported hardware.
Found on Intel processors since Sandy Bridge (2011).
Found on AMD processors since Bulldozer (2011).

 
VZEROUPPER
Used by default on supported hardware.
Found on Intel processors since Haswell (2013).
Found on AMD processors since Excavator (2016).

 
VINSERTI128 VEXTRACTI128 VPERM2I128 VPBROADCASTD
Used by default on supported hardware.
Found on Intel processors since at least 2010.
Found on AMD processors since Bulldozer (2011).

 
AESENC AESENCLAST AESDEC AESDECLAST
Vector AES (VAES)
Used by default on supported hardware.
Found on Intel processors since Ice Lake (2019).
Found on AMD processors since Zen 3 (2020).

 
VAESDEC VAESDECLAST VAESENC VAESENCLAST
Last automated analysis: 6 June 2024

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

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
aarch64
ARMv8 Cortex-A77 6-Core, ARMv8 Neoverse-N1 128-Core

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