WavPack Audio Encoding

This test times how long it takes to encode a sample WAV file to WavPack format with very high quality settings.

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

Project Site

wavpack.com

Test Created

6 December 2010

Last Updated

20 December 2020

Test Maintainer

apaige 

Test Type

Average Install Time

6 Seconds

Average Run Time

1 Minute, 3 Seconds

Test Dependencies

C/C++ Compiler Toolchain + CMake

Accolades

200k+ Downloads

Supported Platforms


Reported Test Completions **Reported Installs **Public Result Uploads *Test Profile Page Views ***OpenBenchmarking.orgEventsWavPack Audio Encoding Popularity Statisticspts/encode-wavpack2010.122011.042011.082011.122012.042012.082012.122013.042013.082013.122014.042014.082014.122015.042015.082015.122016.052016.092017.012017.052017.092018.012018.052018.092019.012019.052019.092020.012020.052020.092021.012021.052021.092022.012022.052022.096K12K18K24K30K
* 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 30 November 2022.

Revision History

pts/encode-wavpack-1.4.1   [View Source]   Sun, 20 Dec 2020 16:53:52 GMT
Enable Windows build.

pts/encode-wavpack-1.4.0   [View Source]   Sat, 19 Dec 2020 15:33:36 GMT
Update against latest upstream.

pts/encode-wavpack-1.3.2   [View Source]   Sun, 27 Sep 2020 10:42:12 GMT
Deprecate test profile.

pts/encode-wavpack-1.3.0   [View Source]   Mon, 03 Apr 2017 11:07:22 GMT
Update against latest upstream

pts/encode-wavpack-1.2.1   [View Source]   Tue, 03 Nov 2015 11:22:35 GMT
Update download links.

pts/encode-wavpack-1.2.0   [View Source]   Mon, 06 Dec 2010 14:41:49 GMT
Initial import into OpenBenchmarking.org

Suites Using This Test

Audio Encoding

Encoding

Creator Workloads


Performance Metrics

Analyze Test Configuration:

WavPack Audio Encoding 5.3

WAV To WavPack

OpenBenchmarking.org metrics for this test profile configuration based on 1,106 public results since 19 December 2020 with the latest data as of 30 November 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
Seconds (Average)
82nd
8
11 +/- 1
Mid-Tier
75th
> 12
74th
32
12 +/- 1
68th
3
12 +/- 1
Median
50th
14
46th
27
14 +/- 2
42nd
3
15 +/- 1
41st
12
15 +/- 1
30th
15
16 +/- 1
Low-Tier
25th
> 16
10th
3
24 +/- 1
OpenBenchmarking.orgDistribution Of Public Results - WAV To WavPack1103 Results Range From 8 To 1037 Seconds840721041361682002322642963283603924244564885205525846166486807127447768088408729049369681000103210642004006008001000

Based on OpenBenchmarking.org data, the selected test / test configuration (WavPack Audio Encoding 5.3 - WAV To WavPack) has an average run-time of 2 minutes. By default this test profile is set to run at least 5 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 BenchmarkWAV To WavPackRun-Time510152025Min: 1 / Avg: 1.62 / Max: 21

Based on public OpenBenchmarking.org results, the selected test / test configuration has an average standard deviation of 0.1%.

OpenBenchmarking.orgPercent, Fewer Is BetterAverage Deviation Between RunsWAV To WavPackDeviation246810Min: 0 / Avg: 0.09 / Max: 1

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 BaseWavPack Audio Encoding CPU Core ScalingWAV To WavPack24681216320.72711.45422.18132.90843.6355

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.
 
CVTSD2SS CVTSI2SD MOVAPD DIVSD SUBSD MULSD ADDSD COMISD UCOMISD CVTTSD2SI CVTSS2SD ANDPD MOVD
Requires passing a supported compiler/build flag (verified with targets: sandybridge, skylake, tigerlake, cascadelake, sapphirerapids, alderlake, znver2, znver3).
Found on Intel processors since Sandy Bridge (2011).
Found on AMD processors since Bulldozer (2011).

 
VBROADCASTSS VINSERTF128 VEXTRACTF128 VZEROUPPER VPERM2F128
Requires passing a supported compiler/build flag (verified with targets: skylake, tigerlake, cascadelake, sapphirerapids, alderlake, znver2, znver3).
Found on Intel processors since Haswell (2013).
Found on AMD processors since Excavator (2016).

 
VPBROADCASTD VPERMQ VEXTRACTI128 VINSERTI128 VPERM2I128 VPMASKMOVD VPSRAVD VPGATHERDD VPBROADCASTW VPBROADCASTB
FMA (FMA)
Requires passing a supported compiler/build flag (verified with targets: skylake, tigerlake, cascadelake, sapphirerapids, alderlake, znver2, znver3).
Found on Intel processors since Haswell (2013).
Found on AMD processors since Bulldozer (2011).

 
VFMADD132SD VFMADD213SD VFNMADD132SD VFMADD231SD
Advanced Vector Extensions 512 (AVX512)
Requires passing a supported compiler/build flag (verified with targets: cascadelake, sapphirerapids).
 
(ZMM REGISTER USE)
The test / benchmark does honor compiler flag changes.
Last automated analysis: 17 January 2022

This test profile binary relies on the shared libraries libm.so.6, libc.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)
sw_64
8 x SW831
RISC-V 64-bit
riscv64
SiFive RISC-V, SiFive U740, rv64imafdc, rv64imafdcsu
IBM POWER (PowerPC) 64-bit
ppc64le
POWER9 4-Core, POWER9 44-Core
Loongson LoongArch 64-bit
loongarch64
Loongson-3C5000L
ARMv7 32-bit
armv7l
ARMv7 Cortex-A15 8-Core, ARMv7 Cortex-A53 4-Core, ARMv7 Cortex-A72 4-Core
ARMv8 64-bit
arm64
Apple M1, Apple M2
ARMv8 64-bit
aarch64
ARMv8 Cortex-A53 4-Core, ARMv8 Cortex-A55 4-Core, ARMv8 Cortex-A72 16-Core, ARMv8 Cortex-A72 4-Core, ARMv8 Cortex-A72 6-Core, ARMv8 Neoverse-V1, Ampere Altra ARMv8 Neoverse-N1 160-Core, Ampere eMAG ARMv8 32-Core, Apple M1, Apple M2