mandelbrot benchmark N=16,000

Each chart bar shows how many times slower, one ↓ mandelbrot program was, compared to the fastest program.

These are not the only programs that could be written. These are not the only compilers and interpreters. These are not the only programming languages.

Column × shows how many times more each program used compared to the benchmark program that used least.

     sortsortsort
  ×   Program Source Code CPU secs Elapsed secs Memory KB Code B ≈ CPU Load
1.0C gcc #4 22.615.6728,464799  100% 100% 100% 100%
1.0C gcc #3 22.775.7231,568763  100% 100% 100% 100%
1.0C gcc #7 22.845.7431,852994  100% 100% 100% 100%
1.0C gcc 23.445.8827,692822  100% 100% 100% 100%
1.0C++ g++ #7 23.465.8932,1801017  100% 100% 100% 100%
1.0C gcc #6 23.505.8927,440879  100% 100% 100% 100%
1.1Ada 2005 GNAT #3 24.806.2432,4801805  100% 100% 100% 100%
1.2Java  #2 27.176.9573,488796  97% 97% 99% 98%
1.2C++ g++ #6 27.947.0231,8521035  100% 100% 100% 100%
1.3Scala #4 28.457.36201,012786  96% 96% 99% 97%
1.3C gcc #9 29.947.7731,852694  95% 100% 95% 95%
1.3Java  #6 30.447.7669,188802  98% 97% 99% 98%
1.4C# Mono #6 30.637.8551,880986  97% 98% 98% 97%
1.4C++ g++ #9 31.168.0832,180726  96% 100% 96% 96%
1.4C# Mono #4 31.528.0651,600872  97% 97% 99% 98%
1.4C++ g++ #8 31.6411.6732,112742  100% 36% 37% 100%
1.5Clojure #7 34.729.60134,8081195  94% 89% 88% 92%
1.6C++ g++ #5 35.0635.0732,060590  1% 1% 0% 100%
1.6F# Mono #4 35.919.3556,528869  96% 97% 96% 96%
1.8C++ g++ #2 40.1440.1532,128687  0% 100% 1% 0%
1.9Java  #3 42.2510.7269,932903  98% 98% 99% 98%
1.9Java  43.3943.3615,652665  23% 78% 1% 1%
1.9Go #2 43.4010.9034,628837  100% 100% 100% 100%
1.9Scala #5 43.6915.9185,556589  66% 68% 99% 42%
2.0C# Mono #3 44.7111.3751,200701  98% 99% 99% 98%
2.0F# Mono #3 45.0411.4651,832800  98% 98% 99% 98%
2.0C# Mono 45.9011.6750,892798  99% 98% 98% 99%
2.1Haskell GHC #2 48.0612.0433,272782  100% 100% 100% 100%
2.1Go #6 48.3012.1032,264700  100% 100% 100% 100%
2.2Fortran Intel #4 48.7318.4160,388611  96% 34% 96% 40%
2.2C gcc #2 50.0150.02316400  0% 1% 1% 100%
2.3Scala 50.9212.9249,556724  100% 98% 98% 98%
2.3Scala #2 52.5052.4218,636454  5% 95% 0% 1%
2.3Dart 52.6119.35140,088901  97% 98% 39% 40%
2.4F# Mono #2 53.5214.4222,4161043  98% 93% 94% 87%
2.5Clojure #5 55.9454.3389,6521069  3% 5% 84% 12%
2.5Fortran Intel #5 56.8956.9132,608508  0% 0% 100% 0%
2.5C# Mono #2 57.5757.5919,092484  1% 100% 0% 1%
2.6Ada 2005 GNAT #2 58.1458.15944572  1% 0% 100% 0%
2.6Clojure #6 58.3616.0886,3761069  92% 92% 90% 90%
3.3Lisp SBCL #3 75.5028.9646,008888  95% 33% 95% 38%
3.4Racket #3 76.6876.6617,636797  0% 1% 100% 0%
3.5Racket #4 78.2419.7651,112796  99% 99% 100% 99%
3.5Pascal Free Pascal #3 78.7278.758530  1% 100% 0% 0%
3.7Pascal Free Pascal 83.6031.5131,948820  36% 100% 36% 95%
3.7Pascal Free Pascal #2 83.6231.4931,948817  95% 36% 41% 95%
3.8OCaml #6 85.8085.841,648444  0% 95% 5% 0%
4.1Lisp SBCL 93.2626.0751,9402459  99% 100% 80% 80%
4.2Racket #2 95.7895.7616,036585  1% 0% 0% 100%
4.7Racket 106.66106.6415,044517  0% 1% 100% 0%
6.0Pascal Free Pascal #5 135.8434.0430,560829  100% 100% 100% 100%
6.6OCaml 150.0337.713,736710  100% 100% 100% 99%
7.9C++ g++ #3 177.98178.03872414  1% 14% 53% 34%
13Pascal Free Pascal #4 289.8772.5930,980748  100% 100% 100% 100%
17Erlang HiPE 6 min107.28662,920534  94% 92% 91% 92%
46Ruby JRuby #3 17 min17 min619,024307  24% 30% 26% 23%
51PHP #3 19 min290.9875,728863  100% 100% 100% 100%
53PHP 19 min19 min3,124443  29% 18% 2% 53%
81Python 3 #2 30 min8 min7,488777  100% 94% 93% 94%
106Python 3 #5 39 min9 min28,064449  100% 100% 100% 100%
117Ruby JRuby #4 44 min11 min2,234,512866  98% 98% 98% 98%
164Perl 1h 01 min15 min37,660579  100% 100% 100% 100%
174Ruby #3 1h 05 min1h 05 min5,284307  28% 22% 21% 30%
194Ruby #2 1h 13 min18 min88,412925  100% 100% 100% 100%
300Ruby JRuby #2 1h 53 min28 min668,756925  99% 99% 99% 99%
Fortran Intel Bad Output485
Fortran Intel #3 Bad Output754
Fortran Intel #2 Bad Output813
Python 3 #3 Failed304
Ruby #4 Timed Out1h 00 min866
Rust Bad Output1386
Scala #3 Failed796
"wrong" (different) algorithm / less comparable programs
0.3C gcc #5 7.531.9016,0081026
0.5C++ g++ 10.722.6926,4561239
0.8C gcc #8 17.644.4230,848859
7.0Python 3 #6 157.5440.9446,1601380

 mandelbrot benchmark : Generate Mandelbrot set portable bitmap file

cmp program output N = 200 with this 5KB output file to check your program is correct before contributing.

We are trying to show the performance of various programming language implementations - so we ask that contributed programs not only give the correct result, but also use the same algorithm to calculate that result.

Mandlebrot output N=200,converted to PNG

Each program should plot the Mandelbrot set [-1.5-i,0.5+i] on an N-by-N bitmap. Write output byte-by-byte in portable bitmap format.

For more information see Eric W. Weisstein, "Mandelbrot Set." From MathWorld--A Wolfram Web Resource.
http://mathworld.wolfram.com/MandelbrotSet.html

Thanks to Greg Buchholz for this benchmark.

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