System Libtiff Decompression

This test measures the time to decompress an image from TIFF to RGBA.

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

Test Created

18 January 2013

Last Updated

22 January 2013

Test Maintainer

Jim Kukunas 

Test Type


Test Dependencies

C/C++ Compiler Toolchain + Zlib


90k+ Downloads

Supported Platforms

Public Result Uploads *Reported Installs **Reported Test Completions **Test Profile Page Views ***OpenBenchmarking.orgEventsSystem Libtiff Decompression Popularity Statisticspts/system-decompress-tiff2013.012013.052013.082013.122014.032014.062014.092014.122015.042015.092016.012016.062016.092017.012017.052017.092018.032018.072018.102020.052021.052021.082021.112022.022022.052022.082022.112023.022023.052023.082023.1130060090012001500
* Uploading of benchmark result data to 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 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/system-decompress-tiff-1.0.1   [View Source]   Tue, 22 Jan 2013 00:14:37 GMT
AAdd a to the tiff2rgba.

pts/system-decompress-tiff-1.0.0   [View Source]   Fri, 18 Jan 2013 14:35:29 GMT
Initial commit of new test profile, courtesy of Intel Open-Source Technology Center.

Performance Metrics

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System Libtiff Decompression

Phoronix Test Suite v5.2.1 metrics for this test profile configuration based on 142 public results since 5 August 2014 with the latest data as of 30 November 2015.

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

OpenBenchmarking.orgDistribution Of Public Results - Phoronix Test Suite v5.2.1142 Results Range From 2 To 39 ms2610141822263034384246501632486480

Based on data, the selected test / test configuration (System Libtiff Decompression - Phoronix Test Suite v5.2.1) has an average run-time of 2 minutes. By default this test profile is set to run at least 10 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 BenchmarkPhoronix Test Suite v5.2.1Run-Time246810Min: 1 / Avg: 1 / Max: 1

Based on public results, the selected test / test configuration has an average standard deviation of 170.3%.

OpenBenchmarking.orgPercent, Fewer Is BetterAverage Deviation Between RunsPhoronix Test Suite v5.2.1Deviation50100150200250Min: 13 / Avg: 170.27 / Max: 302