LZMA Compression

This test measures the time needed to compress a file using LZMA compression.

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

Use with caution this test profile is currently marked Deprecated.

Project Site

7-zip.org

Test Created

6 December 2010

Last Updated

4 December 2018

Test Maintainer

apaige 

Test Type

Processor

Average Install Time

14 Seconds

Average Run Time

9 Minutes, 20 Seconds

Test Dependencies

C/C++ Compiler Toolchain

Accolades

200k+ Downloads + 5k+ Public Benchmark Results

Supported Platforms


Public Result UploadsTest Completions*Reported Installs*OpenBenchmarking.orgEventsLZMA Compression Popularity Statisticspts/compress-lzma2011.032011.072011.112012.032012.072012.112013.032013.072013.112014.032014.072014.112015.032015.072015.112016.032016.072016.112017.032017.072017.112018.032018.072018.112019.032019.072019.112020.032020.072020.112021.037K14K21K28K35K
* 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.
Data current as of Wed, 03 Mar 2021 08:23:10 GMT.

Revision History

pts/compress-lzma-1.3.1   [View Source]   Tue, 04 Dec 2018 12:14:42 GMT
Mark as deprecated as much better alternatives like Zstd, XZ, 7-zip, and even Gzip for relevancy compress-* tests available.

pts/compress-lzma-1.3.0   [View Source]   Wed, 20 Jan 2016 19:36:17 GMT
Update against upstream and switch file compression to using Linux kernel snapshot

pts/compress-lzma-1.2.0   [View Source]   Mon, 06 Dec 2010 14:36:55 GMT
Initial import into OpenBenchmarking.org


Performance Metrics

Analyze Test Configuration:

LZMA Compression

256MB File Compression

OpenBenchmarking.org metrics for this test profile configuration based on 2,382 public results since 20 January 2016 with the latest data as of 2 March 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
# Matching Public Results
Seconds (Average)
100th
19
196 +/- 7
99th
20
206 +/- 6
96th
4
223 +/- 4
96th
25
226 +/- 15
95th
3
231 +/- 15
94th
6
235 +/- 5
93rd
3
239 +/- 13
93rd
35
239 +/- 28
93rd
14
241 +/- 13
92nd
3
246 +/- 31
92nd
12
247 +/- 18
91st
8
249 +/- 22
90th
3
253 +/- 15
90th
4
253 +/- 16
89th
3
257 +/- 18
88th
5
259 +/- 8
87th
15
262 +/- 7
86th
5
263 +/- 13
86th
5
263 +/- 6
86th
3
264 +/- 8
85th
12
266 +/- 14
83rd
4
269 +/- 1
81st
16
275 +/- 14
80th
4
276 +/- 2
80th
4
277 +/- 9
79th
16
279 +/- 16
78th
8
280 +/- 17
78th
4
281 +/- 25
77th
6
283 +/- 4
76th
4
284 +/- 5
76th
6
284 +/- 13
Mid-Tier
75th
> 284
75th
7
285 +/- 24
75th
8
286 +/- 3
73rd
9
288 +/- 9
72nd
3
289 +/- 15
70th
4
292 +/- 1
70th
5
292 +/- 23
68th
8
296 +/- 14
67th
21
298 +/- 16
67th
3
299 +/- 18
67th
10
299 +/- 16
64th
3
303 +/- 1
63rd
12
304 +/- 4
62nd
32
306 +/- 20
62nd
4
307 +/- 18
61st
10
309 +/- 19
61st
8
311 +/- 20
60th
3
312 +/- 24
58th
64
317 +/- 8
56th
33
320 +/- 32
56th
6
321 +/- 42
55th
8
322 +/- 18
52nd
11
331 +/- 10
52nd
3
331 +/- 17
Median
50th
338
49th
7
342 +/- 15
48th
5
345 +/- 18
47th
3
348 +/- 2
46th
3
351 +/- 8
45th
7
353 +/- 19
44th
5
355 +/- 35
42nd
6
362 +/- 17
42nd
3
363 +/- 27
42nd
12
363 +/- 12
41st
12
365 +/- 39
41st
3
366 +/- 6
41st
8
366 +/- 16
41st
10
367 +/- 32
40th
3
368 +/- 7
40th
3
371 +/- 10
39th
10
373 +/- 5
37th
3
379 +/- 7
37th
3
379 +/- 5
37th
9
379 +/- 41
37th
3
381 +/- 7
36th
6
384 +/- 20
35th
13
391 +/- 29
32nd
3
399 +/- 13
32nd
9
400 +/- 15
32nd
4
400 +/- 15
31st
4
406 +/- 44
31st
5
408 +/- 18
29th
4
415 +/- 26
29th
6
417 +/- 2
28th
5
420 +/- 45
28th
6
421 +/- 30
28th
3
423 +/- 32
Low-Tier
25th
> 434
25th
4
435 +/- 1
25th
3
437 +/- 27
24th
3
439 +/- 32
24th
5
440 +/- 33
24th
5
444 +/- 17
24th
3
444 +/- 20
24th
4
445 +/- 1
23rd
3
446 +/- 5
23rd
3
448 +/- 1
23rd
4
451 +/- 22
21st
4
473 +/- 23
21st
5
474 +/- 56
20th
3
481 +/- 9
19th
5
490 +/- 51
18th
8
509 +/- 21
17th
3
521 +/- 15
16th
14
539 +/- 20
15th
7
550 +/- 63
12th
4
638 +/- 21
12th
12
639 +/- 20
10th
4
734 +/- 6
10th
4
736 +/- 71
8th
3
822 +/- 7
6th
3
1011 +/- 38
5th
5
1046 +/- 4
5th
3
1062 +/- 37
5th
3
1080 +/- 60
4th
4
1200 +/- 30
3rd
12
2153 +/- 139
2nd
10
2419 +/- 252
1st
11
3128 +/- 264
OpenBenchmarking.orgDistribution Of Public Results - 256MB File Compression2382 Results Range From 160 To 101331 Seconds16021844208623282561028012304143281635218376204002242424448264722849630520325443456836592386164064042664446884671248736507605278454808568325885660880629046492866952689767100073024750487707279096811208314485168871928921691240932649528897312993361013605001000150020002500

Based on OpenBenchmarking.org data, the selected test / test configuration (LZMA Compression - 256MB File Compression) has an average run-time of 5 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 Benchmark256MB File CompressionRun-Time816243240Min: 1 / Avg: 4.78 / Max: 37

Based on public OpenBenchmarking.org results, the selected test / test configuration has an average standard deviation of 0.5%.

OpenBenchmarking.orgPercent, Fewer Is BetterAverage Deviation Between Runs256MB File CompressionDeviation3691215Min: 0 / Avg: 0.54 / Max: 11

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.

AMDIntelOpenBenchmarking.orgRelative Core Scaling To BaseLZMA Compression CPU Core Scaling256MB File Compression246812162024283240641.34172.68344.02515.36686.7085

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