eSpeak-NG Speech Engine

This test times how long it takes the eSpeak speech synthesizer to read Project Gutenberg's The Outline of Science and output to a WAV file. This test profile is now tracking the eSpeak-NG version of eSpeak.

Learn more about this test at the upstream project site: https://github.com/espeak-ng/espeak-ng.

This utility test profile is maintained by Michael Larabel. This OpenBenchmarking.org test profile was created on 6 December 2010 and last updated on 22 September 2020. To run this test with the Phoronix Test Suite, the basic command is: phoronix-test-suite benchmark espeak.

This test has an average install time of 3 seconds and an average run-time of 3 minutes, 36 seconds.

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Installation StatsTest Completion StatsOpenBenchmarking.orgEventseSpeak-NG Speech Engine Popularitypts/espeak2015.112016.012016.032016.052016.072016.092016.112017.012017.032017.052017.072017.092017.112018.012018.032018.052018.072018.092018.112019.012019.032019.052019.072019.092019.112020.012020.032020.052020.072020.095001000150020002500

* Data based on those opting to upload their test results to OpenBenchmarking.org and users enabling the opt-in anonymous statistics reporting.

Revision History

pts/espeak-1.6.0   [View Source]   22 Sep 2020 11:57 EDT
Update against eSpeak-NG Git snapshot due to GCC10 build issue on 1.50.

pts/espeak-1.5.0   [View Source]   22 Sep 2020 11:41 EDT
Update against eSpeak-NG 1.50 upstream.

pts/espeak-1.4.0   [View Source]   07 Feb 2018 11:51 EST
Update against latest eSpeak upstream to fix some build issues on newer platforms.

pts/espeak-1.3.0   [View Source]   06 Dec 2010 14:42 EST
Initial import into OpenBenchmarking.org

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Speech

Performance Metrics

Analyze Test Configuration:

eSpeak-NG Speech Engine 20200907

Text-To-Speech Synthesis

OpenBenchmarking.org metrics for this test profile configuration based on 334 public samples since 22 September 2020 with the latest data as of 30 October 2020.

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
Seconds (Average)
Mid-Tier
75th
> 29
Median
50th
33
Low-Tier
25th
> 39
OpenBenchmarking.orgDistribution Of Public Results - Text-To-Speech Synthesis334 Results Range From 23 To 298 Seconds234057749110812514215917619321022724426127829531260120180240300

Based on OpenBenchmarking.org data, the selected test / test configuration (eSpeak-NG Speech Engine 20200907 - Text-To-Speech Synthesis) has an average run-time of 5 minutes. By default this test profile is set to run at least 4 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 BenchmarkText-To-Speech SynthesisRun-Time612182430Min: 2 / Avg: 4.89 / Max: 25

Based on public OpenBenchmarking.org results, the selected test / test configuration has an average standard deviation of 1.7%.

OpenBenchmarking.orgPercent, Fewer Is BetterAverage Deviation Between RunsText-To-Speech SynthesisDeviation3691215Min: 0 / Avg: 1.66 / Max: 9

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