Stockfish

This is a test of Stockfish, an advanced open-source C++11 chess benchmark that can scale up to 1024 CPU threads.

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

Project Site

stockfishchess.org

Source Repository

github.com

Test Created

26 November 2014

Last Updated

15 March 2024

Test Maintainer

Michael Larabel 

Test Type

Processor

Average Install Time

1 Minute, 41 Seconds

Average Run Time

47 Seconds

Test Dependencies

C/C++ Compiler Toolchain

Accolades

150k+ Downloads + 10k+ Public Benchmark Results

Supported Platforms


Public Result Uploads *Reported Installs **Reported Test Completions **Test Profile Page Views ***OpenBenchmarking.orgEventsStockfish Popularity Statisticspts/stockfish2014.112015.032015.072015.112016.032016.072016.112017.032017.072017.112018.032018.072018.112019.032019.072019.112020.032020.072020.112021.032021.072021.112022.032022.072022.112023.032023.072023.112024.0320K40K60K80K100K
* 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 21 April 2024.

Revision History

pts/stockfish-1.5.0   [View Source]   Fri, 15 Mar 2024 20:50:37 GMT
Update Stockfish from https://github.com/phoronix-test-suite/phoronix-test-suite/pull/775 though increase ttSize to 4096 as at 2048 seems to have a lot of run-to-run variance. Closes: https://github.com/phoronix-test-suite/phoronix-test-suite/pull/775

pts/stockfish-1.4.0   [View Source]   Sat, 25 Jun 2022 08:32:53 GMT
Update against Stockfish 15 upstream.

pts/stockfish-1.3.0   [View Source]   Fri, 19 Mar 2021 10:46:31 GMT
Update against Stockfish 13 plus incorporate feedback from https://github.com/phoronix-test-suite/phoronix-test-suite/pull/513

pts/stockfish-1.2.0   [View Source]   Thu, 19 Nov 2020 13:50:00 GMT
Update against Stockfish 12, enable AArch64 optimized build.

pts/stockfish-1.1.1   [View Source]   Sat, 19 May 2018 06:26:58 GMT
Add Windows support.

pts/stockfish-1.1.0   [View Source]   Thu, 17 May 2018 15:32:30 GMT
Update Stockfish against version 9, use multi-threaded parameters.

pts/stockfish-1.0.1   [View Source]   Sun, 08 Apr 2018 06:39:33 GMT
Fix build on BSDs

pts/stockfish-1.0.0   [View Source]   Wed, 26 Nov 2014 11:32:02 GMT
Initial commit of Stockfish benchmark.

Suites Using This Test

Chess Test Suite

C/C++ Compiler Tests

Multi-Core

CPU Massive

Server CPU Tests


Performance Metrics

Analyze Test Configuration:

Stockfish 16.1

Chess Benchmark

OpenBenchmarking.org metrics for this test profile configuration based on 161 public results since 16 March 2024 with the latest data as of 21 April 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
Nodes Per Second (Average)
100th
6
404019768 +/- 14526442
95th
6
215884000 +/- 5689585
91st
3
163956398 +/- 2167126
88th
3
102343420 +/- 7340588
85th
3
84036179 +/- 3696899
82nd
5
62977070 +/- 1338295
77th
3
59063851 +/- 1769644
76th
4
55973837 +/- 3831510
Mid-Tier
75th
< 55237573
71st
6
44386009 +/- 1359532
67th
4
39054643 +/- 780463
62nd
3
24307311 +/- 577289
57th
3
17561774 +/- 1550313
55th
4
17273967 +/- 400627
Median
50th
16221889
47th
3
15350934 +/- 401834
45th
4
14914327 +/- 790869
39th
4
13489044 +/- 567847
36th
4
12226389 +/- 827245
34th
4
10831528 +/- 786662
28th
4
9143872 +/- 140361
Low-Tier
25th
< 8543477
24th
4
8354213 +/- 218544
21st
4
7475174 +/- 227927
18th
6
6006333 +/- 86146
14th
3
5595086 +/- 53683
11th
4
5195818 +/- 24619
8th
4
5005468 +/- 113950
5th
4
3321246 +/- 158712
3rd
4
2853788 +/- 105359
OpenBenchmarking.orgDistribution Of Public Results - Chess Benchmark128 Results Range From 2762544 To 424918456 Nodes Per Second27625441120566319648782280919013653502044978139534212586186437770307496787506158719373495636853104079972112523091120966210129409329137852448146295567154738686163181805171624924180068043188511162196954281205397400213840519222283638230726757239169876247612995256056114264499233272942352281385471289828590298271709306714828315157947323601066332044185340487304348930423357373542365816661374259780382702899391146018399589137408032256416475375424918494918273645

Based on OpenBenchmarking.org data, the selected test / test configuration (Stockfish 16.1 - Chess Benchmark) has an average run-time of 22 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 BenchmarkChess BenchmarkRun-Time1428425670Min: 4 / Avg: 21.03 / Max: 71

Based on public OpenBenchmarking.org results, the selected test / test configuration has an average standard deviation of 1.5%.

OpenBenchmarking.orgPercent, Fewer Is BetterAverage Deviation Between RunsChess BenchmarkDeviation3691215Min: 0 / Avg: 1.53 / Max: 9

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
SSE 4.2 (SSE4_2)
Used by default on supported hardware.
Found on Intel processors since at least 2010.
Found on AMD processors since Bulldozer (2011).

 
POPCNT
Used by default on supported hardware.
Found on Intel processors since Sandy Bridge (2011).
Found on AMD processors since Bulldozer (2011).

 
VZEROUPPER
Used by default on supported hardware.
Found on Intel processors since Haswell (2013).
Found on AMD processors since Excavator (2016).

 
VPBROADCASTD VPERMQ VEXTRACTI128 VPERMD VPBROADCASTQ VINSERTI128 VPBROADCASTW
AVX Vector Neural Network Instructions (AVX-VNNI)
Used by default on supported hardware.
 
VPDPBUSD
FMA (FMA)
Used by default on supported hardware.
Found on Intel processors since Haswell (2013).
Found on AMD processors since Bulldozer (2011).

 
VFMADD132SD VFMSUB231SD VFMADD213SD VFNMADD231SD VFNMADD132SD
The test / benchmark does honor compiler flag changes.
Last automated analysis: 16 March 2024

This test profile binary relies on the shared libraries libm.so.6, 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)
ARMv8 64-bit
aarch64
ARMv8 Neoverse-N1, ARMv8 Neoverse-N1 128-Core, ARMv8 Neoverse-V1, ARMv8 Neoverse-V2, ARMv8 Neoverse-V2 72-Core

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