Waifu2x-NCNN Vulkan

Waifu2x-NCNN is an NCNN neural network implementation of the Waifu2x converter project and accelerated using the Vulkan API. NCNN is a high performance neural network inference framework optimized for mobile and other platforms developed by Tencent. This test profile times how long it takes to increase the resolution of a sample image with Vulkan.

To run this test with the Phoronix Test Suite, the basic command is: phoronix-test-suite benchmark waifu2x-ncnn.

Project Site

github.com

Test Created

20 October 2020

Test Maintainer

Michael Larabel 

Test Type

Graphics

Average Install Time

2 Seconds

Average Run Time

1 Minute, 19 Seconds

Test Dependencies

Vulkan

Supported Platforms

Supported Architectures

x86_64

Public Result Uploads *Reported Installs **Reported Test Completions **Test Profile Page Views ***OpenBenchmarking.orgEventsWaifu2x-NCNN Vulkan Popularity Statisticspts/waifu2x-ncnn2020.102020.112020.122021.012021.022021.032021.042021.052021.062004006008001000
* 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 20 June 2021.
Yes67.6%No32.4%TAA Option PopularityOpenBenchmarking.org

Revision History

pts/waifu2x-ncnn-1.0.0   [View Source]   Tue, 20 Oct 2020 14:06:13 GMT
Initial commit Waifu2x-NCNN Vulkan.

Suites Using This Test

NVIDIA GPU Compute

Vulkan Compute


Performance Metrics

Analyze Test Configuration:

Waifu2x-NCNN Vulkan 20200818

Scale: 2x - Denoise: 3 - TAA: Yes

OpenBenchmarking.org metrics for this test profile configuration based on 1,798 public results since 20 October 2020 with the latest data as of 18 June 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)
Mid-Tier
75th
> 4
Median
50th
9
Low-Tier
25th
> 27
16th
43
53 +/- 1
4th
9
78 +/- 2
3rd
12
101 +/- 1
OpenBenchmarking.orgDistribution Of Public Results - Scale: 2x - Denoise: 3 - TAA: Yes1798 Results Range From 2 To 1272 Seconds2387411014618221825429032636239843447050654257861465068672275879483086690293897410101046108211181154119012261262129830060090012001500

Based on OpenBenchmarking.org data, the selected test / test configuration (Waifu2x-NCNN Vulkan 20200818 - Scale: 2x - Denoise: 3 - TAA: Yes) 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 BenchmarkScale: 2x - Denoise: 3 - TAA: YesRun-Time3691215Min: 1 / Avg: 1.53 / Max: 7

Based on public OpenBenchmarking.org results, the selected test / test configuration has an average standard deviation of 0.2%.

OpenBenchmarking.orgPercent, Fewer Is BetterAverage Deviation Between RunsScale: 2x - Denoise: 3 - TAA: YesDeviation246810Min: 0 / Avg: 0.24 / Max: 4

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.
 
MOVD CVTSI2SD MULSD CVTTSD2SI PSHUFD MOVDQA MOVDQU PSLLDQ PSRLDQ PUNPCKLQDQ CVTDQ2PS CVTSS2SD ADDSD DIVSD CVTSD2SS MOVAPD MULPD CVTPS2PD ADDPD DIVPD CVTPD2PS SUBSD PMULUDQ UCOMISD PSHUFLW PSHUFHW UNPCKLPD CVTDQ2PD MINSD MAXSD XORPD SQRTSD ANDPD CMPLTSD ANDNPD PUNPCKHQDQ PADDQ PSUBQ
SSSE3 (SSSE3)
Used by default on supported hardware.
 
PSHUFB PABSW PSIGNW PALIGNR
Used by default on supported hardware.
Found on Intel processors since Sandy Bridge (2011).
Found on AMD processors since Bulldozer (2011).

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

 
VINSERTI128 VPERMQ VEXTRACTI128 VPERM2I128 VGATHERDPS VPERMD
FMA (FMA)
Used by default on supported hardware.
Found on Intel processors since Haswell (2013).
Found on AMD processors since Bulldozer (2011).

 
VFMADD132PS VFMADD132SS VFMADD231SS VFMADD231PS VFMADD213PS VFNMADD231PS VFMSUB132PS VFNMADD132PS
Last automated analysis: 10 May 2021

This test profile binary relies on the shared libraries libc.so.6, libvulkan.so.1, libgomp.so.1, libpthread.so.0, libm.so.6, libmvec.so.1, libdl.so.2.

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