OpenSSL

OpenSSL is an open-source toolkit that implements SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) and TLS (Transport Layer Security) protocols. This test profile makes use of the built-in "openssl speed" benchmarking capabilities.

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

Project Site

openssl.org

Source Repository

github.com

Test Created

6 December 2010

Last Updated

11 April 2024

Test Maintainer

Michael Larabel 

Test Type

Processor

Average Install Time

2 Minutes, 42 Seconds

Average Run Time

1 Minute, 20 Seconds

Test Dependencies

C/C++ Compiler Toolchain

Accolades

300k+ Downloads + 40k+ Public Benchmark Results

Supported Platforms


Public Result Uploads *Reported Test Completions **Reported Installs **Test Profile Page Views ***OpenBenchmarking.orgEventsOpenSSL Popularity Statisticspts/openssl2010.122011.052011.102012.032012.082013.012013.062013.112014.042014.092015.022015.072015.122016.052016.102017.032017.082018.012018.062018.112019.042019.092020.022020.072020.122021.052021.102022.032022.082023.012023.062023.112024.04200K400K600K800K1000K
* Uploading of benchmark result data to OpenBenchmarking.org is always optional (opt-in) via the Phoronix Test Suite for users wishing to share their results publicly.
** 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.
*** Test profile page view reporting began March 2021.
Data updated weekly as of 15 July 2024.

Revision History

pts/openssl-3.3.0   [View Source]   Thu, 11 Apr 2024 10:44:17 GMT
Update against OpenSSL 3.3 upstream.

pts/openssl-3.1.0   [View Source]   Tue, 14 Mar 2023 13:39:40 GMT
Update against OpenSSL 3.1 upstream.

pts/openssl-3.0.1   [View Source]   Tue, 07 Sep 2021 20:55:02 GMT
Fix typo from prior commit causing issues for some builds.

pts/openssl-3.0.0   [View Source]   Tue, 07 Sep 2021 18:58:07 GMT
Update against OpenSSL 3.0.0 upstream.

pts/openssl-1.9.2   [View Source]   Fri, 11 Oct 2019 11:13:00 GMT
Enable Windows support.

pts/openssl-1.11.0   [View Source]   Wed, 12 Sep 2018 07:52:48 GMT
Upgrade against OpenSSL 1.1.1 upstream.

pts/openssl-1.10.0   [View Source]   Tue, 06 Feb 2018 20:00:34 GMT
Update against OpenSSL 1.1.0f upstream, update download mirrors

pts/openssl-1.9.0   [View Source]   Sun, 27 Apr 2014 15:14:05 GMT
Update against latest upstream OpenSSL package 1.0.1.g.

pts/openssl-1.8.0   [View Source]   Sat, 11 Jan 2014 03:39:52 GMT
Update against OpenSSL 1.0.1f.

pts/openssl-1.7.0   [View Source]   Thu, 04 Oct 2012 00:24:30 GMT
Update against upstream OpenSSL 1.0.1c release.

pts/openssl-1.6.0   [View Source]   Wed, 07 Dec 2011 13:45:47 GMT
Update against upstream OpenSSL 1.0.0e.

pts/openssl-1.5.0   [View Source]   Mon, 06 Dec 2010 15:07:58 GMT
Initial import into OpenBenchmarking.org

Suites Using This Test

Cryptography

C/C++ Compiler Tests

Server

Common Kernel Benchmarks

CPU Massive

Server CPU Tests


Performance Metrics

Analyze Test Configuration:

OpenSSL 3.3

Algorithm: SHA512

OpenBenchmarking.org metrics for this test profile configuration based on 635 public results since 11 April 2024 with the latest data as of 17 July 2024.

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
# Compatible Public Results
byte/s (Average)
100th
12
105964517291 +/- 2695108612
99th
3
93682288853 +/- 15639533
98th
12
91331949268 +/- 104579874
96th
7
89321495012 +/- 126365979
95th
5
78836510410 +/- 19516761
94th
6
78710766150 +/- 89343447
93rd
7
52753006435 +/- 10882812
92nd
11
46552552247 +/- 52757888
89th
11
45819108713 +/- 89038139
88th
10
45073625468 +/- 44462324
87th
7
43079247934 +/- 290593897
85th
10
40543196801 +/- 64529368
83rd
9
39477827733 +/- 440765174
82nd
4
37964132787 +/- 12688188
81st
13
37551982091 +/- 41332773
79th
13
36876406392 +/- 751684026
77th
5
34157505325 +/- 124868442
76th
4
32326369778 +/- 25572905
Mid-Tier
75th
< 29729136590
75th
4
29661082385 +/- 78582227
74th
5
24384763404 +/- 8630169
73rd
13
24006412952 +/- 155095589
71st
11
22318643305 +/- 94704717
69th
7
22188140923 +/- 19518301
67th
8
18897018216 +/- 3248820
66th
5
16632428828 +/- 8244326
65th
4
16607498800 +/- 19552348
64th
6
16202330677 +/- 4755094
63rd
4
15027808875 +/- 4561904
63rd
4
14970156870 +/- 6832386
62nd
4
14488799145 +/- 60540174
61st
6
11143347116 +/- 424084196
60th
24
11045963555 +/- 33630385
58th
3
10980940093
56th
3
10813724730 +/- 579510
56th
4
10808054167 +/- 1756631
53rd
11
10654761215 +/- 20187115
53rd
3
10583183182 +/- 330889496
Median
50th
8323832290
48th
16
8074048754 +/- 15315074
46th
18
7815453651 +/- 10168728
45th
3
7805871962 +/- 222967089
43rd
3
6503641973 +/- 96839
42nd
5
6192502814 +/- 26606754
41st
4
5946821883 +/- 24178704
41st
3
5891597943 +/- 49000999
40th
11
5797565868 +/- 21754912
37th
10
5661911329 +/- 12440855
35th
8
4487098958 +/- 52422772
33rd
13
4406533018 +/- 18858593
31st
6
4380982832 +/- 495710745
31st
4
4326112828 +/- 6923194
28th
18
4278344929 +/- 4201512
27th
4
4265355106 +/- 402592082
27th
4
4217224106 +/- 95962376
26th
4
4119569845 +/- 3876855
Low-Tier
25th
< 4041821590
25th
3
4040007283 +/- 1574707
24th
4
4006530227 +/- 464267
23rd
6
3881136593 +/- 7802568
23rd
6
3795537899 +/- 461662779
22nd
3
3724537047 +/- 24749388
20th
4
3001492310 +/- 1009093
19th
8
2895937279 +/- 14247543
17th
4
2730625765 +/- 2407025
16th
3
2560114950 +/- 4349027
16th
3
2346950560 +/- 363948
12th
5
1430720115 +/- 13842275
10th
4
1186526690 +/- 107299797
10th
4
1177526695 +/- 283935
7th
4
960958125 +/- 36136717
3rd
11
220038222 +/- 681861
OpenBenchmarking.orgDistribution Of Public Results - Algorithm: SHA512611 Results Range From 219236897 To 112754290793 byte/s219236897246993797547206390536971340131922204120911472742287137234433651597414444318224845521204755465992272624767724976948755272276498332947835091131729051989339797530673623045414538481155223407318563014298255737945233258457474839595354973466061351985361691542360627695648676384758737464925609881660036323886708165489568159677402692376999097031572241671393744923724717674307354978993774627812444757058349517678385745877861879965789399024728001792497981095947486821739699938325199250084329101500785407103751486485106002187563108252888641110503589719112754290797306090120150

Based on OpenBenchmarking.org data, the selected test / test configuration (OpenSSL 3.3 - Algorithm: SHA512) has an average run-time of 10 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 BenchmarkAlgorithm: SHA512Run-Time510152025Min: 9 / Avg: 9.04 / Max: 21

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 RunsAlgorithm: SHA512Deviation246810Min: 0 / Avg: 0.08 / Max: 5

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 BaseOpenSSL CPU Core ScalingAlgorithm: SHA512681216243264246810

Notable Instruction Set Usage

Notable instruction set extensions supported by this test, based on an automatic analysis by the Phoronix Test Suite / OpenBenchmarking.org analytics engine.

Instruction Set
Support
Instructions Detected
SSE2 (SSE2)
Used by default on supported hardware.
 
MOVDQA MOVDQU PUNPCKLQDQ PADDQ PSRLDQ MOVD ADDSD CVTSI2SD DIVSD MULSD COMISD MOVAPD CVTSS2SD ANDPD UCOMISD SHUFPD PSUBQ PUNPCKHQDQ PSHUFD PSHUFLW PSLLDQ XORPD CVTTSD2SI SUBSD CLFLUSH
SSSE3 (SSSE3)
Used by default on supported hardware.
 
PSHUFB PALIGNR
Used by default on supported hardware.
Found on Intel processors since Sandy Bridge (2011).
Found on AMD processors since Bulldozer (2011).

 
VZEROUPPER VZEROALL VEXTRACTF128 VINSERTF128 VBROADCASTSD VBROADCASTSS VPERM2F128
Used by default on supported hardware.
Found on Intel processors since Haswell (2013).
Found on AMD processors since Excavator (2016).

 
VINSERTI128 VPBROADCASTQ VPBLENDD VPERMQ VPERMD VPBROADCASTD VEXTRACTI128 VPERM2I128 VPSRLVQ VPSLLVQ VPBROADCASTB VPSRLVD VPSLLVD VPBROADCASTW
Used by default on supported hardware.
Found on Intel processors since at least 2010.
Found on AMD processors since Bulldozer (2011).

 
AESENC AESENCLAST AESDEC AESDECLAST AESIMC AESKEYGENASSIST
Advanced Vector Extensions 512 (AVX512)
Used by default on supported hardware.
 
(ZMM REGISTER USE)
Vector AES (VAES)
Used by default on supported hardware.
Found on Intel processors since Ice Lake (2019).
Found on AMD processors since Zen 3 (2020).

 
VAESENC VAESENCLAST VAESDEC VAESDECLAST
The test / benchmark does honor compiler flag changes.
Last automated analysis: 20 April 2024

This test profile binary relies on the shared libraries libssl.so.3, libcrypto.so.3, libc.so.6.

Tested CPU Architectures

This benchmark has been successfully tested on the below mentioned architectures. The CPU architectures listed is where successful OpenBenchmarking.org result uploads occurred, namely for helping to determine if a given test is compatible with various alternative CPU architectures.

CPU Architecture
Kernel Identifier
Verified On
Intel / AMD x86 64-bit
x86_64
(Many Processors)
RISC-V 64-bit
riscv64
rv64imafdcv, rv64imafdcvsu
IBM POWER (PowerPC) 64-bit
ppc64le
POWER8E
ARMv8 64-bit
arm64
Apple M1
ARMv8 64-bit
aarch64
ARMv8 Neoverse-N1, ARMv8 Neoverse-N1 128-Core, ARMv8 Neoverse-V2 96-Core, Ampere ARMv8 Neoverse-N1, HiSilicon

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