SVT-AV1

This is a benchmark of the SVT-AV1 open-source video encoder/decoder. SVT-AV1 was originally developed by Intel as part of their Open Visual Cloud / Scalable Video Technology (SVT). Development of SVT-AV1 has since moved to the Alliance for Open Media as part of upstream AV1 development. SVT-AV1 is a CPU-based multi-threaded video encoder for the AV1 video format with a sample YUV video file.

To run this test with the Phoronix Test Suite, the basic command is: phoronix-test-suite benchmark svt-av1.

Project Site

gitlab.com

Test Created

3 February 2019

Last Updated

8 May 2021

Test Maintainer

Michael Larabel 

Test Type

Processor

Average Install Time

1 Minute, 20 Seconds

Average Run Time

6 Minutes

Test Dependencies

C/C++ Compiler Toolchain + 7-Zip / p7zip + Yasm Assembler + CMake

Accolades

40k+ Downloads

Supported Platforms


Public Result Uploads *Reported Installs **Reported Test Completions **Test Profile Page Views ***OpenBenchmarking.orgEventsSVT-AV1 Popularity Statisticspts/svt-av12019.022019.032019.042019.052019.062019.072019.082019.092019.102019.112019.122020.012020.022020.032020.042020.052020.062020.072020.082020.092020.102020.112020.122021.012021.022021.032021.042021.052021.062021.072021.082021.094K8K12K16K20K
* 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 current as of 26 September 2021.
Preset 852.0%Preset 448.0%Encoder Mode Option PopularityOpenBenchmarking.org
Bosphorus 1080p43.5%Bosphorus 4K56.5%Input Option PopularityOpenBenchmarking.org

Revision History

pts/svt-av1-2.3.0   [View Source]   Sat, 08 May 2021 20:49:15 GMT
Update against SVT-AV1 0.8.7, switch from enc-mode to preset, add 4K now that perf is faster etc.

pts/svt-av1-2.2.1   [View Source]   Fri, 24 Apr 2020 18:44:21 GMT
Build fix for GCC 10 default compiler flags.

pts/svt-av1-2.2.0   [View Source]   Fri, 20 Dec 2019 17:13:51 GMT
Update against upstream SVT-AV1 0.8.0.

pts/svt-av1-2.1.1   [View Source]   Fri, 27 Sep 2019 08:41:42 GMT
Fix GitHub breaking Windows download links.

pts/svt-av1-2.1.0   [View Source]   Thu, 26 Sep 2019 19:48:02 GMT
Update against upstream SVT-AV1 0.7.

pts/svt-av1-2.0.0   [View Source]   Mon, 16 Sep 2019 12:49:19 GMT
Update against SVT-AV1 0.6 upstream, add enc modes via https://github.com/phoronix-test-suite/test-profiles/pull/102

pts/svt-av1-1.3.1   [View Source]   Fri, 31 May 2019 19:06:59 GMT
Add Windows support using official release Windows binaries.

pts/svt-av1-1.3.0   [View Source]   Fri, 31 May 2019 18:30:18 GMT
Update against upstream SVT-AV1 0.5 release (also allows using official Windows binaries, TODO add support to the test profile)... Also addresses https://github.com/phoronix-test-suite/test-profiles/issues/75

pts/svt-av1-1.2.0   [View Source]   Thu, 07 Mar 2019 13:58:16 GMT
Update against latest SVT-AV1 Git for more performance work.

pts/svt-av1-1.1.0   [View Source]   Fri, 15 Feb 2019 15:35:22 GMT
Update against latest Git snapshot of SV1-AV1 for newest performance work.

pts/svt-av1-1.0.1   [View Source]   Sun, 03 Feb 2019 13:29:32 GMT
Also set cmake as possible external dependency.

pts/svt-av1-1.0.0   [View Source]   Sun, 03 Feb 2019 13:12:20 GMT
Initial commit of Intel open-source SVT-AV1 video encoder for AV1 recently open-sourced.

Suites Using This Test

C/C++ Compiler Tests

Video Encoding

Encoding

Multi-Core

CPU Massive

Server CPU Tests

AV1

Creator Workloads


Performance Metrics

Analyze Test Configuration:

SVT-AV1 0.8.7

Encoder Mode: Preset 8 - Input: Bosphorus 1080p

OpenBenchmarking.org metrics for this test profile configuration based on 452 public results since 8 May 2021 with the latest data as of 24 September 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
# Compatible Public Results
Frames Per Second (Average)
90th
4
121 +/- 1
88th
6
112 +/- 1
78th
13
73 +/- 3
Mid-Tier
75th
< 68
64th
4
52 +/- 2
Median
50th
40
50th
7
39 +/- 1
38th
5
30 +/- 4
37th
14
30 +/- 1
36th
4
30 +/- 1
31st
5
26 +/- 1
Low-Tier
25th
< 24
25th
11
23 +/- 1
15th
4
18 +/- 1
OpenBenchmarking.orgDistribution Of Public Results - Encoder Mode: Preset 8 - Input: Bosphorus 1080p449 Results Range From 0 To 170 Frames Per Second01326395265789110411713014315616918220406080100

Based on OpenBenchmarking.org data, the selected test / test configuration (SVT-AV1 0.8.7 - Encoder Mode: Preset 8 - Input: Bosphorus 1080p) has an average run-time of 2 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 BenchmarkEncoder Mode: Preset 8 - Input: Bosphorus 1080pRun-Time48121620Min: 1 / Avg: 1.46 / Max: 13

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 RunsEncoder Mode: Preset 8 - Input: Bosphorus 1080pDeviation246810Min: 0 / Avg: 0.33 / Max: 4

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 BaseSVT-AV1 CPU Core ScalingEncoder Mode: Preset 8 - Input: Bosphorus 1080p468121624643691215

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