Kvazaar

This is a test of Kvazaar as a CPU-based H.265 video encoder written in the C programming language and optimized in Assembly. Kvazaar is the winner of the 2016 ACM Open-Source Software Competition and developed at the Ultra Video Group, Tampere University, Finland.

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

Test Created

16 October 2020

Last Updated

16 October 2020

Test Maintainer

Michael Larabel 

Test Type

Processor

Average Install Time

3 Minutes, 20 Seconds

Average Run Time

8 Minutes, 47 Seconds

Test Dependencies

C/C++ Compiler Toolchain + 7-Zip / p7zip + Libtool + Yasm Assembler

Supported Platforms


Public Result UploadsReported Installs*Test Completions*OpenBenchmarking.orgEventsKvazaar Popularity Statisticspts/kvazaar2020.102020.112020.122021.012021.022021.032021.042K4K6K8K10K
* 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 Fri, 09 Apr 2021 19:10:28 GMT.
Bosphorus 1080p48.0%Bosphorus 4K52.0%Video Input Option PopularityOpenBenchmarking.org
Medium26.2%Ultra Fast26.2%Very Fast27.8%Slow19.8%Video Preset Option PopularityOpenBenchmarking.org

Revision History

pts/kvazaar-1.0.0   [View Source]   Fri, 16 Oct 2020 18:33:23 GMT
Initial commit of Kvazaar H.265 video encoder benchmark.

Suites Using This Test

C/C++ Compiler Tests

Video Encoding

Encoding

Multi-Core

Creator Workloads


Performance Metrics

Analyze Test Configuration:

Kvazaar 2.0

Video Input: Bosphorus 4K - Video Preset: Very Fast

OpenBenchmarking.org metrics for this test profile configuration based on 980 public results since 16 October 2020 with the latest data as of 9 April 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
Frames Per Second (Average)
100th
7
53.0 +/- 1.4
100th
4
50.1 +/- 0.5
100th
4
50.1 +/- 0.3
100th
3
41.5 +/- 0.3
99th
4
40.8 +/- 0.7
98th
11
40.6 +/- 0.5
96th
4
37.7 +/- 1.2
96th
7
37.4 +/- 3.1
95th
3
37.3 +/- 0.4
95th
6
37.0 +/- 4.4
90th
8
31.2 +/- 4.3
87th
10
29.3 +/- 4.2
87th
62
28.7 +/- 1.6
78th
8
25.3 +/- 0.3
76th
18
24.9 +/- 1.3
Mid-Tier
75th
< 24.6
75th
6
24.6 +/- 1.3
74th
4
24.3 +/- 0.6
74th
26
24.2 +/- 1.1
68th
3
21.5 +/- 0.2
68th
13
21.4 +/- 1.5
67th
24
21.2 +/- 0.9
66th
10
21.1 +/- 0.8
64th
10
20.3 +/- 1.5
64th
5
20.0 +/- 0.5
61st
16
19.3 +/- 0.3
59th
14
18.8 +/- 0.6
54th
6
17.4 +/- 0.1
54th
4
17.4 +/- 1.1
54th
8
17.2 +/- 0.9
51st
12
16.8 +/- 0.5
Median
50th
16.6
50th
20
16.5 +/- 0.8
47th
14
15.2 +/- 0.4
45th
17
14.5 +/- 0.2
40th
10
12.6 +/- 0.4
38th
10
11.9 +/- 0.7
38th
3
11.9 +/- 0.4
37th
10
11.5 +/- 0.1
35th
5
10.8 +/- 0.2
34th
3
10.2 +/- 0.1
31st
5
8.8 +/- 0.2
30th
3
8.6 +/- 0.1
30th
5
8.5 +/- 0.3
Low-Tier
25th
< 7.0
25th
7
7.0 +/- 0.4
22nd
5
5.9 +/- 0.2
22nd
3
5.9 +/- 0.3
20th
5
5.6 +/- 0.1
18th
4
5.0 +/- 0.6
16th
3
4.8 +/- 0.7
16th
14
4.8 +/- 0.4
16th
6
4.8 +/- 0.2
14th
3
4.4 +/- 0.2
10th
6
3.7 +/- 0.2
10th
5
3.4 +/- 0.3
5th
4
1.3 +/- 0.1
2nd
6
0.7 +/- 0.1
OpenBenchmarking.orgDistribution Of Public Results - Video Input: Bosphorus 4K - Video Preset: Very Fast968 Results Range From 0 To 54 Frames Per Second0510152025303540455055604080120160200

Based on OpenBenchmarking.org data, the selected test / test configuration (Kvazaar 2.0 - Video Input: Bosphorus 4K - Video Preset: Very Fast) has an average run-time of 4 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 BenchmarkVideo Input: Bosphorus 4K - Video Preset: Very FastRun-Time612182430Min: 1 / Avg: 3.43 / Max: 29

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 RunsVideo Input: Bosphorus 4K - Video Preset: Very FastDeviation246810Min: 0 / Avg: 0.09 / Max: 3

Does It Scale Well With Increasing Cores?

Yes, based on the automated analysis of the collected public benchmark data, this test / test settings does 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 BaseKvazaar CPU Core ScalingVideo Input: Bosphorus 4K - Video Preset: Very Fast468121618202432641283691215

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