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

31 August 2022

Test Maintainer

Michael Larabel 

Test Type

Processor

Average Install Time

23 Seconds

Average Run Time

3 Minutes, 37 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-7zip2010.122011.042011.082011.122012.042012.082012.122013.042013.082013.122014.042014.082014.122015.042015.082015.122016.042016.082016.122017.042017.082017.122018.042018.082018.122019.042019.082019.122020.042020.082020.122021.042021.082021.122022.042022.08110K220K330K440K550K
* 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 1 October 2022.
Decompression Rating50.2%Compression Rating49.8%Test Option PopularityOpenBenchmarking.org

Revision History

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 22.01

Test: Decompression Rating

OpenBenchmarking.org metrics for this test profile configuration based on 341 public results since 31 August 2022 with the latest data as of 4 October 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
MIPS (Average)
100th
3
744114 +/- 6919
100th
6
720694 +/- 7368
98th
7
634562 +/- 6081
95th
3
411694 +/- 789
94th
4
385184 +/- 24
90th
12
358241 +/- 9569
89th
3
353465 +/- 1980
81st
3
182290 +/- 261
80th
11
177537 +/- 2666
77th
12
142295 +/- 2966
Mid-Tier
75th
< 141750
71st
4
111412 +/- 6742
70th
6
101875 +/- 498
67th
5
97498 +/- 665
66th
7
93635 +/- 273
64th
4
92394 +/- 241
62nd
6
87201 +/- 1359
60th
7
75968 +/- 1418
56th
4
74166 +/- 288
56th
3
74142 +/- 364
54th
4
71919 +/- 619
53rd
4
69931 +/- 965
51st
7
69215 +/- 651
Median
50th
68098
48th
6
61330 +/- 989
48th
5
61207 +/- 1014
44th
8
53632 +/- 2865
42nd
4
52270 +/- 161
40th
13
48833 +/- 5363
37th
3
40269 +/- 276
36th
3
38916 +/- 160
34th
5
37451 +/- 1643
34th
4
37415 +/- 1472
30th
4
30589 +/- 99
28th
4
27356 +/- 34
28th
3
26891 +/- 109
27th
4
24594 +/- 410
Low-Tier
25th
< 24099
25th
3
24040 +/- 107
25th
4
23499 +/- 548
22nd
3
23048 +/- 119
20th
3
21226 +/- 2617
19th
3
20297 +/- 68
14th
3
10163 +/- 221
11th
5
7440 +/- 496
OpenBenchmarking.orgDistribution Of Public Results - Test: Decompression Rating303 Results Range From 1402 To 748109 MIPS14021633731272462076114276077910121059471208821358171507521656871806221955572104922254272403622552972702322851673001023150373299723449073598423747773897124046474195824345174494524643874793224942575091925241275390625539975689325838675988026137376286726436076585426734776884127033477182827332177481521020304050

Based on OpenBenchmarking.org data, the selected test / test configuration (7-Zip Compression 22.01 - Test: Decompression Rating) has an average run-time of 3 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: Decompression RatingRun-Time48121620Min: 1 / Avg: 2.85 / Max: 14

Based on public OpenBenchmarking.org results, the selected test / test configuration has an average standard deviation of 0.3%.

OpenBenchmarking.orgPercent, Fewer Is BetterAverage Deviation Between RunsTest: Decompression RatingDeviation246810Min: 0 / Avg: 0.27 / Max: 4

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.
 
MOVDQU MOVD PSHUFD MOVDQA PADDQ PUNPCKHQDQ PUNPCKLQDQ 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).

 
VPBROADCASTD VINSERTI128 VEXTRACTI128
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: 2 September 2022

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)
IBM POWER (PowerPC) 64-bit
ppc64le
POWER8E
ARMv8 64-bit
aarch64
ARMv8 Cortex-A53 4-Core, ARMv8 Cortex-A72 4-Core, ARMv8 Neoverse-N1, ARMv8 Neoverse-N1 128-Core, ARMv8 Neoverse-N1 80-Core, Apple M1, Apple M2

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