This is a benchmark of SPEC CPU 2017. For this test profile to work, you must have a valid license/copy of the SPEC CPU 2017 ISO (cpu2017-1_0_5.iso) in your Phoronix Test Suite download cache.

This test will only work if you have a legitimate copy of SPEC CPU 2017 for your organization. Contact SPEC for purchasing the SPEC software.

To run this test with the Phoronix Test Suite, the basic command is: phoronix-test-suite benchmark spec-cpu2017.

Project Site


Test Created

1 April 2019

Last Updated

5 April 2019

Test Maintainer

Michael Larabel 

Test Type


Average Install Time

1 Minute, 18 Seconds

Average Run Time

37 Minutes, 1 Second

Test Dependencies

C/C++ Compiler Toolchain


20k+ Downloads

Supported Platforms

Public Result Uploads *Reported Installs **Reported Test Completions **Test Profile Page Views ***OpenBenchmarking.orgEventsSPEC CPU 2017 Popularity Statisticspts/spec-cpu20172019.042019.062019.082019.102019.122020.022020.042020.062020.082020.102021.022021.042021.062021.082021.102021.122022.022022.042022.062022.082022.102022.122023.022023.042023.062023.082023.102023.1211002200330044005500
* 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 3 December 2023.

Revision History

pts/spec-cpu2017-1.0.2   [View Source]   Fri, 05 Apr 2019 05:56:20 GMT
Restore --reportable after previous Windows addition was acting up.

pts/spec-cpu2017-1.0.1   [View Source]   Thu, 04 Apr 2019 21:37:27 GMT
Add Windows support.

pts/spec-cpu2017-1.0.0   [View Source]   Mon, 01 Apr 2019 12:48:24 GMT
Add SPEC CPU 2017 test profile (note requires having license from SPEC in order to run).

Performance Metrics

Analyze Test Configuration:


Copies: 1 - Benchmark: fprate

OpenBenchmarking.org metrics for this test profile configuration based on 33 public results since 1 April 2019 with the latest data as of 25 October 2022.

Additional benchmark metrics will come after OpenBenchmarking.org has collected a sufficient data-set.

OpenBenchmarking.orgDistribution Of Public Results - Copies: 1 - Benchmark: fprate33 Results Range From 3 To 9 Base Rate33.544.555.566.577.588.593691215

Based on OpenBenchmarking.org data, the selected test / test configuration (SPEC CPU 2017 - Copies: 1 - Benchmark: fprate) has an average run-time of 5 hours, 42 minutes. By default this test profile is set to run at least 1 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 BenchmarkCopies: 1 - Benchmark: fprateRun-Time110220330440550Min: 138 / Avg: 341.33 / Max: 636

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
(Many Processors)