NAS Parallel Benchmarks

NPB, NAS Parallel Benchmarks, is a benchmark developed by NASA for high-end computer systems. This test profile currently uses the MPI version of NPB. This test profile offers selecting the different NPB tests/problems and varying problem sizes.

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

21 January 2021

Test Maintainer

Michael Larabel

Test Type

Processor

Average Install Time

35 Seconds

Average Run Time

2 Minutes, 17 Seconds

Accolades

200k+ Downloads + 5k+ Public Benchmark Results + Recently Updated Test Profile

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 Fri, 22 Jan 2021 03:23:47 GMT.
EP.C12.0%BT.C14.6%CG.C7.2%LU.C13.7%FT.C12.9%MG.C13.4%SP.B13.6%EP.D12.8%Test / Class Option PopularityOpenBenchmarking.org

Revision History

pts/npb-1.4.2   [View Source]   Thu, 21 Jan 2021 12:22:20 GMT
Build fix for GCC 10 gfortran/

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: BT.C

OpenBenchmarking.org metrics for this test profile configuration based on 732 public results since 28 August 2019 with the latest data as of 22 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
22
241333 +/- 4721
98th
4
204335 +/- 2832
96th
7
153163 +/- 12884
94th
17
135332 +/- 3891
92nd
6
125527 +/- 519
90th
4
116742 +/- 17159
90th
7
111859 +/- 11773
90th
3
107151 +/- 17572
87th
5
99903 +/- 2539
87th
4
98531 +/- 25305
87th
9
96162 +/- 14031
86th
4
88406 +/- 15352
86th
4
84740 +/- 11294
85th
4
82808 +/- 2834
84th
4
78969 +/- 1208
84th
3
77911 +/- 763
82nd
4
75933 +/- 2577
79th
4
72730 +/- 1046
78th
3
70789 +/- 11663
78th
4
69741 +/- 10653
77th
3
68583 +/- 8082
Mid-Tier
75th
< 68019
73rd
4
66106 +/- 1049
71st
4
60649 +/- 10101
71st
5
60196 +/- 1290
69th
5
58005 +/- 8038
69th
4
57710 +/- 8768
69th
8
55924 +/- 723
68th
4
54289 +/- 5506
65th
3
51018 +/- 399
58th
9
44338 +/- 880
53rd
14
39930 +/- 10171
52nd
28
37984 +/- 9926
Median
50th
30689
49th
3
29193 +/- 1511
47th
7
26294 +/- 192
46th
33
25500 +/- 1738
42nd
15
24502 +/- 699
42nd
3
24453 +/- 18
40th
6
23438 +/- 1945
39th
7
22716 +/- 229
38th
3
21279 +/- 2628
37th
3
20408 +/- 193
34th
7
19176 +/- 260
34th
9
19110 +/- 374
31st
6
18623 +/- 1021
31st
3
18415 +/- 1490
31st
4
18259 +/- 1285
30th
10
17962 +/- 4917
30th
4
17893 +/- 278
27th
4
16537 +/- 1116
27th
5
16516 +/- 246
26th
3
16123 +/- 41
26th
3
16060 +/- 864
Low-Tier
25th
< 15816
25th
9
15589 +/- 1458
21st
6
14269 +/- 211
21st
4
14195 +/- 698
19th
3
12908 +/- 113
17th
3
11872 +/- 589
17th
3
11507 +/- 151
16th
3
11430 +/- 43
15th
4
10895 +/- 4
15th
3
10777 +/- 2918
14th
3
10313 +/- 21
13th
9
10260 +/- 197
11th
4
8790 +/- 290
10th
7
7168 +/- 2060
7th
4
4108 +/- 8
OpenBenchmarking.orgDistribution Of Public Results - Test / Class: BT.C732 Results Range From 90 To 247434 Total Mop/s905037998414931198782482529772347193966644613495605450759454644016934874295792428418989136940839903010397710892411387111881812376512871213365913860614355314850015344715839416334116828817323517818218312918807619302319797020291720786421281121775822270522765223259923754624249324744020406080100

Based on OpenBenchmarking.org data, the selected test / test configuration (NAS Parallel Benchmarks 3.4 - Test / Class: BT.C) 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: BT.CRun-Time4080120160200Min: 1 / Avg: 10.09 / Max: 225

Based on public OpenBenchmarking.org results, the selected test / test configuration has an average standard deviation of 0.3%.

OpenBenchmarking.orgPercent, Fewer Is BetterAverage Deviation Between RunsTest / Class: BT.CDeviation246810Min: 0 / Avg: 0.25 / Max: 3

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