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

19 June 2022

Test Maintainer

Michael Larabel 

Test Type

Processor

Average Install Time

21 Seconds

Average Run Time

1 Minute, 27 Seconds

Test Dependencies

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

Accolades

300k+ Downloads + 30k+ Public Benchmark Results + Recently Updated Test Profile

Supported Platforms


Public Result Uploads *Reported Test Completions **Reported Installs **Test Profile Page Views ***OpenBenchmarking.orgEvents7-Zip Compression Popularity Statisticspts/compress-7zip2010.122011.042011.082011.122012.042012.082012.122013.042013.082013.122014.042014.082014.122015.042015.082015.122016.042016.082016.122017.042017.082017.122018.042018.082018.122019.042019.082019.122020.042020.082020.122021.042021.082021.122022.04110K220K330K440K550K
* 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 July 2022.

Revision History

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 22.00

Test: Compression Rating

OpenBenchmarking.org metrics for this test profile configuration based on 244 public results since 19 June 2022 with the latest data as of 2 July 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
4
554322 +/- 1101
99th
6
438662 +/- 30006
95th
5
384829 +/- 6103
95th
4
374884 +/- 17727
92nd
6
264090 +/- 4140
88th
4
208277 +/- 4828
86th
3
170503 +/- 824
81st
3
118997 +/- 101
79th
4
118009 +/- 925
77th
3
109660 +/- 633
Mid-Tier
75th
< 94950
72nd
4
94213 +/- 630
72nd
3
93936 +/- 173
69th
4
90244 +/- 270
67th
4
87793 +/- 272
66th
4
87427 +/- 106
64th
5
86823 +/- 180
59th
3
75606 +/- 273
59th
8
72780 +/- 5148
58th
3
71291 +/- 995
56th
4
69419 +/- 678
54th
3
67460 +/- 120
Median
50th
62800
50th
3
62317 +/- 429
49th
7
60015 +/- 6240
48th
5
57921 +/- 3308
45th
4
54497 +/- 421
43rd
9
53513 +/- 1748
42nd
4
52816 +/- 61
39th
3
50332 +/- 272
36th
6
45853 +/- 627
35th
4
45467 +/- 343
30th
3
39587 +/- 166
29th
6
38912 +/- 1276
29th
9
38912 +/- 2459
27th
4
37111 +/- 313
Low-Tier
25th
< 36513
24th
3
34229 +/- 428
23rd
3
31832 +/- 465
22nd
3
31031 +/- 164
20th
4
30402 +/- 112
18th
3
29064 +/- 2515
17th
3
26012 +/- 603
15th
3
24606 +/- 1259
13th
4
22021 +/- 34
12th
3
18576 +/- 219
9th
7
15763 +/- 114
6th
3
11546 +/- 442
OpenBenchmarking.orgDistribution Of Public Results - Test: Compression Rating166 Results Range From 3907 To 555275 MIPS39071493525963369914801959047700758110392131103159114187125215136243147271158299169327180355191383202411213439224467235495246523257551268579279607290635301663312691323719334747345775356803367831378859389887400915411943422971433999445027456055467083478111489139500167511195522223533251544279555307510152025

Based on OpenBenchmarking.org data, the selected test / test configuration (7-Zip Compression 22.00 - Test: Compression 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: Compression RatingRun-Time3691215Min: 1 / Avg: 2.3 / Max: 9

Based on public OpenBenchmarking.org results, the selected test / test configuration has an average standard deviation of 0.2%.

OpenBenchmarking.orgPercent, Fewer Is BetterAverage Deviation Between RunsTest: Compression RatingDeviation246810Min: 0 / Avg: 0.24 / Max: 3

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 Westmere (2011).
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: 27 June 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)
ARMv7 32-bit
armv7l
ARMv7 Cortex-A72 4-Core
ARMv8 64-bit
aarch64
ARMv8 Cortex-A72 4-Core, Apple M1

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