System GZIP Decompression

This simple test measures the time to decompress a gzipped tarball (the Qt5 toolkit source package).

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

Test Created

18 January 2013

Last Updated

12 September 2020

Test Maintainer

Jim Kukunas 

Test Type

Processor

Accolades

100k+ Downloads

Supported Platforms


Public Result Uploads *Reported Installs **Reported Test Completions **Test Profile Page Views ***OpenBenchmarking.orgEventsSystem GZIP Decompression Popularity Statisticspts/system-decompress-gzip2013.012013.042013.072013.122014.082014.122015.042015.092016.012016.052016.082016.112017.022017.052017.082017.112018.022018.052018.082018.112019.022019.052019.082020.012020.052020.092020.122021.032021.062021.092004006008001000
* 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 22 September 2021.

Revision History

pts/system-decompress-gzip-1.1.1   [View Source]   Sat, 12 Sep 2020 12:58:08 GMT
Update download links per https://github.com/phoronix-test-suite/test-profiles/issues/159

pts/system-decompress-gzip-1.1.0   [View Source]   Mon, 28 Jan 2013 13:07:50 GMT
Fix-gzip patch courtesy of Arjan van de Ven.

pts/system-decompress-gzip-1.0.1   [View Source]   Tue, 22 Jan 2013 00:12:43 GMT
Add a support-check.sh to check on a system-provided gzip.

pts/system-decompress-gzip-1.0.0   [View Source]   Fri, 18 Jan 2013 14:34:30 GMT
Initial commit of new test profile, courtesy of Intel Open-Source Technology Center.

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Performance Metrics

Analyze Test Configuration:

System GZIP Decompression

OpenBenchmarking.org metrics for this test profile configuration based on 435 public results since 1 February 2018 with the latest data as of 7 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
Seconds (Average)
98th
3
2.44 +/- 0.01
98th
7
2.46 +/- 0.03
94th
3
2.51 +/- 0.10
94th
10
2.52 +/- 0.14
93rd
3
2.57 +/- 0.02
92nd
3
2.61 +/- 0.01
90th
3
2.68 +/- 0.02
89th
4
2.72 +/- 0.03
86th
3
2.77 +/- 0.01
83rd
5
2.82 +/- 0.22
81st
3
2.88 +/- 0.01
77th
6
2.93 +/- 0.20
Mid-Tier
75th
> 2.96
75th
3
2.98 +/- 0.02
75th
12
3.00 +/- 0.20
75th
4
3.00 +/- 0.02
73rd
3
3.05 +/- 0.01
72nd
3
3.08 +/- 0.01
65th
3
3.26 +/- 0.01
62nd
3
3.30 +/- 0.01
62nd
4
3.32 +/- 0.03
60th
4
3.32 +/- 0.05
59th
3
3.33 +/- 0.04
54th
4
3.39 +/- 0.01
53rd
7
3.40 +/- 0.09
53rd
3
3.40 +/- 0.04
51st
3
3.49 +/- 0.08
Median
50th
3.51
48th
3
3.58 +/- 0.01
33rd
6
3.74 +/- 0.08
30th
3
3.78 +/- 0.03
27th
3
3.85 +/- 0.20
27th
5
3.86 +/- 0.37
26th
4
3.87 +/- 0.01
Low-Tier
25th
> 3.87
24th
3
3.87 +/- 0.02
18th
5
4.11 +/- 0.04
15th
3
4.29 +/- 0.01
13th
5
4.46 +/- 0.47
12th
6
5.37 +/- 0.34
7th
4
9.61 +/- 0.23
6th
7
11.31 +/- 1.08
OpenBenchmarking.orgDistribution Of Public Results435 Results Range From 2 To 84 Seconds29162330374451586572798690180270360450

Based on OpenBenchmarking.org data, the selected test / test configuration (System GZIP Decompression) 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 BenchmarkRun-Time246810Min: 1 / Avg: 1.04 / Max: 3

Based on public OpenBenchmarking.org results, the selected test / test configuration has an average standard deviation of 1.8%.

OpenBenchmarking.orgPercent, Fewer Is BetterAverage Deviation Between RunsDeviation510152025Min: 0 / Avg: 1.8 / Max: 23

Does It Scale Well With Increasing Cores?

No, based on the automated analysis of the collected public benchmark data, this test / test settings does not 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.

IntelAMDOpenBenchmarking.orgRelative Core Scaling To BaseSystem GZIP Decompression CPU Core Scaling46812162432640.45830.91661.37491.83322.2915

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