SVT-VP9

This is a test of the Intel Open Visual Cloud Scalable Video Technology SVT-VP9 CPU-based multi-threaded video encoder for the VP9 video format with a sample YUV input video file.

To run this test with the Phoronix Test Suite, the basic command is: phoronix-test-suite benchmark svt-vp9.

Project Site

github.com

Test Created

17 February 2019

Last Updated

15 March 2021

Test Maintainer

Michael Larabel 

Test Type

Processor

Average Install Time

55 Seconds

Average Run Time

1 Minute, 52 Seconds

Test Dependencies

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

Accolades

30k+ Downloads

Supported Platforms


Public Result Uploads *Reported Installs **Reported Test Completions **Test Profile Page Views ***OpenBenchmarking.orgEventsSVT-VP9 Popularity Statisticspts/svt-vp92019.022019.032019.042019.052019.062019.072019.082019.092019.102019.112019.122020.012020.022020.032020.042020.052020.062020.072020.082020.092020.102020.112020.122021.012021.022021.032021.042021.052021.062021.072021.082021.092K4K6K8K10K
* 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 21 September 2021.
PSNR/SSIM Optimized34.3%VMAF Optimized32.1%Visual Quality Optimized33.6%Tuning Option PopularityOpenBenchmarking.org

Revision History

pts/svt-vp9-1.3.0   [View Source]   Mon, 15 Mar 2021 07:35:39 GMT
Update against SVT-VP9 0.3 upstream.

pts/svt-vp9-1.2.2   [View Source]   Fri, 24 Apr 2020 18:46:00 GMT
Build fix for GCC 10.

pts/svt-vp9-1.2.1   [View Source]   Sat, 12 Oct 2019 06:35:10 GMT
Update download links as Intel broke the GitHub links...

pts/svt-vp9-1.2.0   [View Source]   Thu, 10 Oct 2019 14:42:34 GMT
Update against SVT-VP9 0.1, expose tuning options, add Windows support.

pts/svt-vp9-1.1.0   [View Source]   Mon, 09 Sep 2019 07:57:19 GMT
Update against upstream - https://github.com/phoronix-test-suite/test-profiles/pull/97

pts/svt-vp9-1.0.0   [View Source]   Sun, 17 Feb 2019 08:22:12 GMT
Initial commit of SVT-VP9 test profile, similar to SVT-AV1.

Suites Using This Test

C/C++ Compiler Tests

Video Encoding

Encoding

Multi-Core

CPU Massive

Server CPU Tests

Creator Workloads


Performance Metrics

Analyze Test Configuration:

SVT-VP9 0.3

Tuning: PSNR/SSIM Optimized - Input: Bosphorus 1080p

OpenBenchmarking.org metrics for this test profile configuration based on 694 public results since 15 March 2021 with the latest data as of 20 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)
100th
6
518 +/- 1
96th
3
476 +/- 1
96th
19
472 +/- 16
94th
4
467 +/- 6
86th
10
453 +/- 9
79th
9
433 +/- 9
Mid-Tier
75th
< 401
73rd
6
371 +/- 1
72nd
3
363 +/- 1
69th
12
306 +/- 7
67th
3
301 +/- 1
65th
3
270 +/- 3
51st
8
204 +/- 2
Median
50th
204
48th
43
198 +/- 4
43rd
3
180 +/- 2
42nd
3
176 +/- 1
41st
9
169 +/- 16
39th
3
164 +/- 1
39th
5
160 +/- 8
35th
7
149 +/- 4
31st
3
130 +/- 1
28th
4
115 +/- 3
28th
4
114 +/- 1
28th
4
114 +/- 1
26th
7
108 +/- 5
Low-Tier
25th
< 108
25th
3
106 +/- 4
24th
9
105 +/- 3
21st
4
91 +/- 6
17th
12
87 +/- 4
16th
5
86 +/- 2
11th
4
75 +/- 1
6th
3
59 +/- 1
4th
3
57 +/- 1
OpenBenchmarking.orgDistribution Of Public Results - Tuning: PSNR/SSIM Optimized - Input: Bosphorus 1080p691 Results Range From 25 To 520 Frames Per Second2547699111313515717920122324526728931133335537739942144346548750953120406080100

Based on OpenBenchmarking.org data, the selected test / test configuration (SVT-VP9 0.3 - Tuning: PSNR/SSIM Optimized - 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 BenchmarkTuning: PSNR/SSIM Optimized - Input: Bosphorus 1080pRun-Time246810Min: 1 / Avg: 1 / Max: 2

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 RunsTuning: PSNR/SSIM Optimized - Input: Bosphorus 1080pDeviation246810Min: 0 / Avg: 0.31 / 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 BaseSVT-VP9 CPU Core ScalingTuning: PSNR/SSIM Optimized - Input: Bosphorus 1080p4681216243248643691215

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 CVTSI2SD MULSD DIVSD MOVD ADDSD CVTTSD2SI MOVAPD SUBSD PUNPCKLQDQ PSHUFD MOVDQU PSHUFLW SHUFPD CVTSS2SD PADDQ PMULUDQ PSRLDQ PUNPCKHQDQ COMISD MINSD UCOMISD PSLLDQ PSHUFHW MOVLPD MOVHPD
SSSE3 (SSSE3)
Used by default on supported hardware.
 
PSIGNW PSHUFB PALIGNR PMULHRSW PMADDUBSW
Used by default on supported hardware.
Found on Intel processors since Sandy Bridge (2011).
Found on AMD processors since Bulldozer (2011).

 
VZEROUPPER VBROADCASTSS VBROADCASTF128 VEXTRACTF128 VINSERTF128 VPERM2F128
Used by default on supported hardware.
Found on Intel processors since Haswell (2013).
Found on AMD processors since Excavator (2016).

 
VINSERTI128 VEXTRACTI128 VPSLLVQ VPERMD VPERMQ VPERM2I128 VPBROADCASTW VPBROADCASTB VPBROADCASTD VPBROADCASTQ VPBLENDD
FMA (FMA)
Requires passing a supported compiler/build flag (verified with targets: skylake, tigerlake, cascadelake, znver2, znver3).
Found on Intel processors since Haswell (2013).
Found on AMD processors since Bulldozer (2011).

 
VFMSUB132SD VFMADD132SD VFNMADD213SD VFMADD231SD VFMADD213SD
The test / benchmark does honor compiler flag changes.
Last automated analysis: 10 May 2021

This test profile binary relies on the shared libraries libSvtVp9Enc.so.1, libpthread.so.0, libc.so.6, libm.so.6.

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