NAS Parallel Benchmarks

NPB, NAS Parallel Benchmarks, is a benchmark developed by NASA for high-end computer systems. This test profile currently uses the OpenMP version of NPB.

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

Project Site

nas.nasa.gov

Test Created

6 December 2010

Last Updated

7 March 2020

Test Maintainer

Michael Larabel

Test Type

Processor

Average Install Time

34 Seconds

Average Run Time

2 Minutes, 17 Seconds

Accolades

200k+ Downloads + 5k+ Public Benchmark Results

Supported Platforms


Public Result UploadsTest Completions*Reported Installs*OpenBenchmarking.orgEventsNAS Parallel Benchmarks Popularity Statisticspts/npb2011.012011.052011.092012.012012.052012.092013.012013.052013.092014.012014.052014.092015.012015.052015.092016.012016.052016.092017.012017.052017.092018.012018.052018.092019.012019.052019.092020.012020.052020.092021.0115K30K45K60K75K
* 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 Mon, 18 Jan 2021 17:35:48 GMT.
EP.C11.9%BT.C14.7%CG.C7.0%LU.C13.7%FT.C12.8%MG.C13.4%SP.B13.7%EP.D12.8%Test / Class Option PopularityOpenBenchmarking.org

Revision History

pts/npb-1.4.1   [View Source]   Sat, 07 Mar 2020 12:22:08 GMT
Add --alow-run-as-root, ended up being missed until now.

pts/npb-1.4.0   [View Source]   Wed, 28 Aug 2019 11:43:04 GMT
Update against upstream NPB 3.4, add new test cases.

pts/npb-1.3.1   [View Source]   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 11:37:52 GMT
Update against upstream NPB 3.1.1

pts/npb-1.3.0   [View Source]   Fri, 09 Nov 2018 12:39:01 GMT
Use physical core count rather than logical cores to avoid MPI breaking on high core count systems with SMT.

pts/npb-1.2.4   [View Source]   Sat, 09 Sep 2017 10:30:50 GMT
ft.B not ft.C size

pts/npb-1.2.3   [View Source]   Sat, 09 Sep 2017 10:15:47 GMT
Update MPI handling, add some larger test sizes

pts/npb-1.2.2   [View Source]   Thu, 25 Aug 2016 13:51:56 GMT
Update CFLAGS handling

pts/npb-1.2.1   [View Source]   Thu, 27 Nov 2014 18:42:33 GMT
MG.B and IS.D do not build / run properly on modern systems.

pts/npb-1.2.0   [View Source]   Tue, 05 Nov 2013 22:57:21 GMT
Working on new version of NPB test that makes use of some of the HPCC test profile MPI improvements and other multi-core/cluster work for better benchmarking. Seems to have MPI rank errors right now though for NPB on this build.

pts/npb-1.1.1   [View Source]   Sun, 10 Jun 2012 19:11:43 GMT
Remove tests not in MPI NPB version.

pts/npb-1.1.0   [View Source]   Sun, 10 Jun 2012 16:56:25 GMT
Switch to the MPI version of NPB benchmarks.

pts/npb-1.0.0   [View Source]   Mon, 06 Dec 2010 15:00:08 GMT
Initial import into OpenBenchmarking.org

Suites Using This Test

Multi-Core

CPU Massive

Server CPU Tests

MPI Benchmarks

HPC - High Performance Computing


Performance Metrics

Analyze Test Configuration:

NAS Parallel Benchmarks 3.4

Test / Class: EP.D

OpenBenchmarking.org metrics for this test profile configuration based on 614 public results since 28 August 2019 with the latest data as of 19 January 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
Total Mop/s (Average)
99th
22
7391 +/- 1308
94th
4
5410 +/- 1396
89th
4
4299 +/- 21
86th
3
3489 +/- 925
86th
3
3396 +/- 993
83rd
10
3203 +/- 528
76th
4
2649 +/- 126
76th
6
2629 +/- 390
Mid-Tier
75th
< 2600
75th
3
2510 +/- 656
72nd
3
2390 +/- 11
67th
3
2089 +/- 489
65th
4
1858 +/- 482
64th
3
1831 +/- 474
63rd
5
1792 +/- 18
61st
6
1655 +/- 248
59th
3
1575 +/- 446
52nd
7
1350 +/- 24
52nd
3
1333 +/- 344
51st
3
1322 +/- 76
Median
50th
1286
50th
3
1246 +/- 281
50th
3
1245 +/- 280
50th
10
1239 +/- 353
49th
6
1189 +/- 290
47th
5
1103 +/- 316
46th
5
1077 +/- 157
45th
3
1055 +/- 237
44th
5
1011 +/- 6
39th
4
855 +/- 199
35th
4
781 +/- 163
31st
35
690 +/- 112
29th
4
623 +/- 1
28th
3
621 +/- 1
27th
4
589 +/- 3
26th
5
578 +/- 13
Low-Tier
25th
< 573
19th
9
440 +/- 103
19th
4
428 +/- 100
12th
4
277 +/- 40
7th
4
212 +/- 4
OpenBenchmarking.orgDistribution Of Public Results - Test / Class: EP.D614 Results Range From 10 To 8480 Total Mop/s101803505206908601030120013701540171018802050222023902560273029003070324034103580375039204090426044304600477049405110528054505620579059606130630064706640681069807150732074907660783080008170834085101326395265

Based on OpenBenchmarking.org data, the selected test / test configuration (NAS Parallel Benchmarks 3.4 - Test / Class: EP.D) has an average run-time of 11 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 BenchmarkTest / Class: EP.DRun-Time20406080100Min: 1 / Avg: 10.73 / Max: 122

Based on public OpenBenchmarking.org results, the selected test / test configuration has an average standard deviation of 0.4%.

OpenBenchmarking.orgPercent, Fewer Is BetterAverage Deviation Between RunsTest / Class: EP.DDeviation246810Min: 0 / Avg: 0.4 / Max: 4

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