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 Tue, 19 Jan 2021 19:22:04 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: LU.C

OpenBenchmarking.org metrics for this test profile configuration based on 656 public results since 28 August 2019 with the latest data as of 12 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)
100th
4
236712 +/- 9928
99th
22
229039 +/- 7238
97th
4
184394 +/- 32490
94th
7
142690 +/- 16529
92nd
17
138276 +/- 5224
91st
4
132416 +/- 13100
90th
4
124355 +/- 13115
88th
5
107464 +/- 4103
88th
3
107063 +/- 1376
88th
4
106715 +/- 9868
87th
4
104838 +/- 2977
87th
4
102498 +/- 29239
85th
10
92150 +/- 14436
83rd
4
84031 +/- 755
81st
3
78210 +/- 16916
81st
5
77998 +/- 449
80th
4
77332 +/- 17540
80th
4
77013 +/- 4089
79th
3
75474 +/- 573
78th
6
74677 +/- 948
78th
4
74649 +/- 580
76th
4
73837 +/- 11178
76th
4
73761 +/- 1302
Mid-Tier
75th
< 70147
74th
3
68133 +/- 12742
66th
5
61011 +/- 137
65th
5
60666 +/- 6509
65th
5
60300 +/- 1778
64th
8
58250 +/- 753
63rd
3
56971 +/- 391
56th
12
46825 +/- 3329
55th
6
46038 +/- 1115
52nd
3
43623 +/- 322
Median
50th
42997
48th
9
39921 +/- 11460
48th
28
39124 +/- 11100
47th
4
38672 +/- 687
47th
11
37873 +/- 10410
46th
3
34182 +/- 1566
44th
5
32371 +/- 3788
43rd
3
32232 +/- 293
43rd
3
30091 +/- 2625
41st
12
28134 +/- 366
39th
7
27167 +/- 390
39th
33
27048 +/- 2427
37th
4
26583 +/- 269
36th
8
26493 +/- 184
33rd
3
26122 +/- 692
31st
6
25388 +/- 1430
28th
6
23566 +/- 1761
26th
3
22275 +/- 2348
Low-Tier
25th
< 21607
25th
8
21605 +/- 6175
25th
3
21401 +/- 1258
24th
4
21065 +/- 164
24th
4
20781 +/- 2086
24th
3
20408 +/- 2061
22nd
3
18713 +/- 124
20th
6
17513 +/- 320
19th
6
16060 +/- 521
19th
6
16022 +/- 1943
17th
3
15527 +/- 203
17th
6
15397 +/- 412
15th
3
14043 +/- 286
13th
3
12417 +/- 35
13th
3
12400 +/- 224
12th
3
12029 +/- 3062
11th
4
11213 +/- 21
9th
4
9481 +/- 422
7th
4
8168 +/- 13
OpenBenchmarking.orgDistribution Of Public Results - Test / Class: LU.C656 Results Range From 60 To 247819 Total Mop/s605016997214928198842484029796347523970844664496205457659532644886944474400793568431289268942249918010413610909211404811900412396012891613387213882814378414874015369615865216360816856417352017847618343218838819334419830020325620821221316821812422308022803623299223794824290424786020406080100

Based on OpenBenchmarking.org data, the selected test / test configuration (NAS Parallel Benchmarks 3.4 - Test / Class: LU.C) has an average run-time of 6 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: LU.CRun-Time4080120160200Min: 1 / Avg: 5.68 / Max: 212

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 RunsTest / Class: LU.CDeviation246810Min: 0 / Avg: 0.05 / Max: 2

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2 Systems - 111 Benchmark Results

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2 Systems - 108 Benchmark Results

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Debian 10 - 5.9.0-4-amd64 - GCC 8.3.0

2 Systems - 98 Benchmark Results

1 System - 8 Benchmark Results

2 x Intel Xeon E5345 - Intel S5000PAL0 - Intel 5000P MCH

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1 System - 6 Benchmark Results

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Debian 10 - 4.19.0-11-686-pae - LXDE 0.10.0

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16 Systems - 119 Benchmark Results

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18 Systems - 115 Benchmark Results

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2920X 12-Core - Gigabyte X399 AORUS Gaming 7 - AMD 17h

Ubuntu 19.10 - 5.3.0-19-generic - GNOME Shell 3.34.1

5 Systems - 68 Benchmark Results

AMD Ryzen 9 3900X 12-Core - MSI MPG X570 GAMING PLUS - AMD Starship

Debian testing - 5.7.10-xanmod1 - X Server 1.20.8

3 Systems - 143 Benchmark Results

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2 Systems - 269 Benchmark Results

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2 Systems - 150 Benchmark Results

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Ubuntu 20.04 - 5.7.0-999-generic - GNOME Shell 3.36.1

3 Systems - 173 Benchmark Results

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X 32-Core - 64GB - 931GB

Ubuntu 20.04 - 4.4.0-19041-Microsoft - GCC 9.3.0

18 Systems - 119 Benchmark Results

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