iPerf

iPerf is a network bandwidth throughput testing software. This test profile is used for automated testing of an iperf client and requires you have access to an iperf server.

Learn more about this test at the upstream project site: https://software.es.net/iperf/.

This benchmark test profile is maintained by Michael Larabel. This OpenBenchmarking.org test profile was created on 5 December 2016 and last updated on 10 January 2020. To run this test with the Phoronix Test Suite, the basic command is: phoronix-test-suite benchmark iperf.

This test has an average install time of 14 seconds and an average run-time of 5 minutes, 33 seconds.

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Installation StatsTest Completion StatsOpenBenchmarking.orgEventsiPerf Popularitypts/iperf2016.122017.022017.042017.062017.082017.102017.122018.022018.042018.062018.082018.102018.122019.022019.042019.062019.082019.102019.122020.022020.042020.062020.081200024000360004800060000

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

localhost91.8%192.168.1.28.2%Server Address Option PopularityOpenBenchmarking.org
10 Seconds90.1%30 Seconds9.9%Duration Option PopularityOpenBenchmarking.org
UDP73.4%TCP26.6%Test Option PopularityOpenBenchmarking.org
3226.1%105.5%136.8%208.9%6422.7%Parallel Option PopularityOpenBenchmarking.org

Revision History

pts/iperf-1.1.0   [View Source]   10 Jan 2020 15:53 EST
Update against upstream iperf 3.7 plus other fixes/improvements. Per https://github.com/phoronix-test-suite/test-profiles/issues/86 and https://github.com/phoronix-test-suite/test-profiles/issues/85

pts/iperf-1.0.3   [View Source]   05 Jun 2019 14:54 EDT
Fix per https://www.phoronix.com/forums/forum/phoronix/phoronix-test-suite/1088681-wrong-results-from-iperf-1-0-2

pts/iperf-1.0.2   [View Source]   08 Mar 2018 11:50 EST
Order the commands passed to the client in a way that the Windows build is happy.

pts/iperf-1.0.1   [View Source]   04 Mar 2018 09:29 EST
Add Windows support.

pts/iperf-1.0.0   [View Source]   05 Dec 2016 15:37 EST
Initial commit of iperf network benchmark client

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Analyze Test Configuration:

iPerf 3.7

Server Address: localhost - Server Port: 5201 - Duration: 10 Seconds - Test: TCP - Parallel: 1

OpenBenchmarking.org metrics for this test profile configuration based on 74 public samples since 10 January 2020 with the latest data as of 21 October 2020.

Additional benchmark metrics will come after OpenBenchmarking.org has collected a sufficient data-set.

OpenBenchmarking.orgDistribution Of Public Results - Server Address: localhost - Server Port: 5201 - Duration: 10 Seconds - Test: TCP - Parallel: 174 Results Range From 19117 To 91401 Mbits/sec191172056322009234552490126347277932923930685321313357735023364693791539361408074225343699451454659148037494835092952375538215526756713581595960561051624976394365389668356828169727711737261974065755117695778403798498129582741841878563387079885258997191417612182430

Based on OpenBenchmarking.org data, the selected test / test configuration (iPerf 3.7 - Server Address: localhost - Server Port: 5201 - Duration: 10 Seconds - Test: TCP - Parallel: 1) has an average run-time of 2 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 BenchmarkServer Address: localhost - Server Port: 5201 - Duration: 10 Seconds - Test: TCP - Parallel: 1Run-Time246810Min: 1 / Avg: 1 / Max: 1

Based on public OpenBenchmarking.org results, the selected test / test configuration has an average standard deviation of 1%.

OpenBenchmarking.orgPercent, Fewer Is BetterAverage Deviation Between RunsServer Address: localhost - Server Port: 5201 - Duration: 10 Seconds - Test: TCP - Parallel: 1Deviation246810Min: 0 / Avg: 1.01 / Max: 4

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