Archive Comparison Test - by Jeff Gilchrist
(DOS/Windows) - May 12, 2002 Edition


Worms2 (Game Demo) Compression Test

The specifications and configuration of the test computer can be found here.

The Worms2 test is the game demo by Team17 and includes 159 files. The links to download these test files can be found here.

Legend
+ - New program tested
# - DOS program that was run in a Windows98 DOS box
* - Windows 32bit program (95/98/NT)
B - Best compression (smallest compressed file)
F - Fastest compression time
Q - Quickest extraction time
O - Best overall (smallest overall score - calculated by adding compress time, extract time, and time it would take to transfer the compressed file over a 28,800bps network)
+TAR - means that the test files were stored together in one TAR file first and then compressed.

  ACT 2.0 Game (Worms2) Test              
  Total Files Size (bytes): 16,969,910            
  Name Switches

Compress
Time

Extract
Time

Compressed
Size

Overall
Score

Compress
Ratio

Bits per
Byte

     

(seconds)

(seconds)

(bytes)

(seconds)

(%)

(b/B)

*B RK 1.04.1 -mx -r 741.60 780.53 7,789,967 3686.01 54.1 3.6724
* RK 1.04.1 -mn -r 358.72 437.97 7,920,696 2996.88 53.3 3.7340
* RK 1.04.1 -mf -r 128.93 129.70 8,066,340 2499.28 52.5 3.8027
+# SBC 0.968 -m3 -r 214.96 90.18 8,120,106 2560.73 52.1 3.8280
+# SBC 0.968 -m2 -r 130.09 74.49 8,121,436 2460.53 52.1 3.8286
  UHARC 0.2 -m3 -md2048 -r 455.29 80.03 8,218,586 2818.26 51.6 3.8744
+#O SBC 0.968 -m1 -r 93.56 63.70 8,236,228 2445.10 51.5 3.8827
  UHARC 0.2 -m2 -md2048 -r 303.39 72.30 8,252,269 2667.99 51.4 3.8903
  UHARC 0.2 -m1 -md2048 -r 246.17 72.75 8,305,600 2626.03 51.1 3.9154
# SBC 0.860 -m2 -of -r -a 115.59 75.40 8,335,370 2506.37 50.9 3.9295
# SBC 0.860 -m3 -r -a 135.99 77.21 8,354,709 2533.95 50.8 3.9386
* 777 0.04b1 -m2 -md512 -s -r 3578.89 2416.39 8,396,053 8327.52 50.5 3.9581
+* WINACE 2.11 (Max/1024/Solid) 135.74 25.99 8,398,343 2494.60 50.5 3.9592
* 777 0.04b1 -mg -mu16 -r 4760.94 2445.65 8,399,603 9539.81 50.5 3.9598
+* WINACE 2.11 (Max/4096/Solid) 143.06 27.85 8,400,731 2504.45 50.5 3.9603
+* WINACE 2.11 (Normal/1024/Solid) 129.42 25.69 8,403,879 2489.52 50.5 3.9618
+* WINACE 2.11 (Normal/4096/Solid) 136.40 27.87 8,405,435 2499.11 50.5 3.9625
+* WINACE 2.11 (Max/1024) 136.51 25.60 8,411,413 2498.61 50.4 3.9653
+* WINACE 2.11 (Max/4096) 139.39 46.55 8,413,009 2522.89 50.4 3.9661
+ RAR32 (DOS) 3.00b5 -m5 -md4096 -s -r 151.55 87.14 8,462,061 2589.26 50.1 3.9892
+* RAR (Win32) 3.00b5 -m5 -md4096 -s -r 98.17 33.11 8,462,300 2481.92 50.1 3.9893
+ RAR32 (DOS) 3.00b5 -m5 -md2048 -s -r 142.17 65.09 8,462,587 2557.98 50.1 3.9895
+* RAR (Win32) 3.00b5 -m5 -md2048 -s -r 99.01 25.21 8,462,839 2475.01 50.1 3.9896
+ RAR32 (DOS) 3.00b5 -m5 -md1024 -s -r 152.73 71.35 8,490,672 2582.60 50.0 4.0027
+* RAR (Win32) 3.00b5 -m5 -md1024 -s -r 108.13 25.14 8,490,919 2491.86 50.0 4.0028
  RAR32 (DOS) 2.80 -m5 -mm -md1024 -s -r 159.71 66.01 8,492,525 2584.75 50.0 4.0036
* UFA 0.04b1 -s -r 589.71 131.45 8,494,554 3080.76 49.9 4.0045
* UFA 0.04b1 -mg -mu32 -r 749.67 180.94 8,496,546 3290.76 49.9 4.0055
  RAR32 (DOS) 2.80 -m5 -mm -md1024 -r 202.53 59.56 8,496,771 2622.30 49.9 4.0056
* RAR (Win32) 2.80 -m5 -mm -md1024 -r 108.15 18.15 8,496,944 2486.56 49.9 4.0057
* RAR (Win32) 2.80 -m5 -mm -md1024 -s -r 119.51 16.51 8,503,250 2498.03 49.9 4.0086
# ACB 2.00c+TAR (u)f 1347.89 1350.69 8,504,220 5060.86 49.9 4.0091
  RAR32 (DOS) 2.80 -mm -md1024 -r 152.82 58.35 8,510,623 2575.23 49.8 4.0121
* RAR (Win32) 2.80 -mm -md1024 -r 86.22 18.32 8,510,796 2468.65 49.8 4.0122
+* COMPRESSIA 0.96 -b3 -s -r 149.62 133.58 8,518,786 2649.53 49.8 4.0159
+* COMPRESSIA 0.96 -b3 -r 145.67 119.80 8,519,872 2632.10 49.8 4.0165
+* COMPRESSIA 0.96 -s -r 138.59 113.77 8,521,310 2619.39 49.8 4.0171
+ RAR32 (DOS) 3.00b5 -m5 -md1024 -r 159.05 61.69 8,522,125 2588.00 49.8 4.0175
+* RAR (Win32) 3.00b5 -m5 -md1024 -r 96.13 23.44 8,522,290 2486.87 49.8 4.0176
+ RAR32 (DOS) 3.00b5 -m5 -md2048 -r 153.44 62.64 8,522,855 2583.54 49.8 4.0179
+ RAR32 (DOS) 3.00b5 -m5 -md4096 -r 152.46 88.05 8,522,959 2608.00 49.8 4.0179
+* RAR (Win32) 3.00b5 -m5 -md2048 -r 85.61 23.01 8,523,020 2476.13 49.8 4.0179
+* RAR (Win32) 3.00b5 -m5 -md4096 -r 84.45 26.42 8,523,124 2478.40 49.8 4.0180
# SBC 0.860 -m1 -r -a 102.63 72.57 8,549,250 2549.99 49.6 4.0303
# ACB 2.00c+TAR (b)f 933.01 931.74 8,550,438 4239.87 49.6 4.0309
# ACB 1.14a+TAR (b)f 995.20 994.08 8,550,770 4364.49 49.6 4.0310
+ RAR32 (DOS) 3.00b5 -md2048 -r 141.50 60.01 8,554,664 2577.81 49.6 4.0329
+* RAR (Win32) 3.00b5 -md2048 -r 78.90 16.95 8,554,833 2472.19 49.6 4.0329
+ RAR32 (DOS) 3.00b5 -md1024 -r 150.98 65.71 8,555,311 2593.17 49.6 4.0332
+ RAR32 (DOS) 3.00b5 -md4096 -r 136.87 57.91 8,555,313 2571.26 49.6 4.0332
+* RAR (Win32) 3.00b5 -md1024 -r 87.66 16.74 8,555,480 2480.92 49.6 4.0332
+* RAR (Win32) 3.00b5 -md4096 -r 78.03 23.36 8,555,482 2477.91 49.6 4.0332
+# ERI32 5.1fre -m5 -s 160.48 125.96 8,573,762 2668.04 49.5 4.0419
+# ERI32 5.1fre -m4 -s 158.74 127.19 8,575,394 2667.98 49.5 4.0426
+# ERI32 5.1fre -m1 -s 158.79 125.81 8,579,837 2667.89 49.4 4.0447
# ACB 2.00c+TAR (B)f 667.96 669.49 8,619,853 3731.85 49.2 4.0636
# ERI32 4.4fre -m5 -s 356.04 50.72 8,621,273 2801.56 49.2 4.0643
# ERI32 4.4fre -m4 -s 289.55 51.52 8,621,291 2735.87 49.2 4.0643
  RKUC 1.03+TAR c8x -m28 858.74 N/A 8,655,848 3263.14 49.0 4.0806
# ARI 2.2+TAR (none) 987.76 39.61 8,715,230 3448.27 48.6 4.1086
* CABARC 1.0 -m LZX:21 -r 213.70 8.31 8,727,281 2646.25 48.6 4.1142
* COOLZIP 1.01 (Cab - LZX) 180.98 14.02 8,758,141 2627.82 48.4 4.1288
  ARHANGEL 1.40 -mm -mt -r 248.08 143.04 8,765,137 2825.88 48.3 4.1321
  RKIVE 1.92b1 -mt1 -r 966.88 948.04 8,775,563 4352.58 48.3 4.1370
* PPMD vE+TAR -o5 -m28 202.90 213.46 8,801,384 2861.19 48.1 4.1492
# ARI 2.2+TAR -m3 325.63 39.87 8,807,840 2812.12 48.1 4.1522
* BIX 1.00b7 -md4096 -s -r 1576.88 24.93 8,824,795 4053.14 48.0 4.1602
* DST 0.9b+TAR -mb 152.38 85.57 8,829,512 2690.59 48.0 4.1624
* BIX 1.00b7 -r 124.21 10.93 8,836,777 2589.80 47.9 4.1659
  RKUC 1.03+TAR c -m16 602.03 N/A 8,853,288 3061.28 47.8 4.1736
* PPMD vE+TAR -m28 188.89 208.70 8,874,645 2862.77 47.7 4.1837
  HA 0.999b 12r 1173.41 433.73 8,885,250 4075.27 47.6 4.1887
* XTREME 1.06 -s -r -t8 144.90 49.19 8,895,301 2665.01 47.6 4.1934
* XTREME 1.06 -s -r -t5 96.24 45.41 8,902,994 2614.70 47.5 4.1971
* IMP 1.1b -m3 -s2000 -r 57.60 7.04 8,915,224 2541.09 47.5 4.2028
* DST 0.9b+TAR -me 246.00 253.33 8,915,702 2975.91 47.5 4.2031
* IMP 1.01 -m3 -s -r 64.90 7.16 8,916,052 2548.74 47.5 4.2032
  ACE 1.2b -m5 -d1024 -s -r 160.22 55.83 8,928,220 2696.11 47.4 4.2090
  ACE 1.2b -m5 -d1024 -r 157.24 49.47 8,928,220 2686.77 47.4 4.2090
* ACE32 1.2b -m5 -d1024 -s -r 83.20 15.64 8,928,447 2578.96 47.4 4.2091
* ACE32 1.2b -m5 -d1024 -r 91.43 15.67 8,928,447 2587.22 47.4 4.2091
  RKIVE 1.92b1 -mb3 -r 1165.43 992.32 8,930,382 4638.41 47.4 4.2100
  ARHANGEL 1.40 -1 -mm -mt -r 190.45 98.76 8,935,054 2771.17 47.3 4.2122
* YBS 0.03e+TAR -v 116.42 77.53 8,939,262 2677.08 47.3 4.2142
* YBS 0.03e+TAR -vr 116.23 75.69 8,944,708 2676.56 47.3 4.2167
* 777 0.04b1 -m5 -mu16 -s -r 657.01 708.98 8,946,075 3851.01 47.3 4.2174
# ERI32 4.4fre -m1 -s 219.54 44.10 8,947,675 2749.11 47.3 4.2181
* UFA 0.04b1 -m5 -mu32 -s -r 757.75 824.79 8,969,609 4074.10 47.1 4.2285
* WINIMP 0.93 (Alg1/Best/1000k/MM) 79.67 13.02 8,970,760 2584.57 47.1 4.2290
* WINIMP 0.93 (Alg2/1000k/MM) 67.03 21.81 8,972,864 2581.30 47.1 4.2300
* CABARC 1.0 -m LZX:15 -r 79.75 7.55 8,974,515 2580.22 47.1 4.2308
* WINIMP 0.93 (Alg1/Norm/400k/MM) 56.21 7.84 8,975,710 2557.30 47.1 4.2314
  ACE 1.2b -d1024 -r 156.63 54.66 8,987,420 2707.80 47.0 4.2369
* ACE32 1.2b -d1024 -r 66.70 15.88 8,987,647 2579.15 47.0 4.2370
* IMP 1.1b -2 -s2000 -r 71.36 21.45 8,988,731 2589.68 47.0 4.2375
* JAR32 1.02 -m3 -r 91.30 23.38 8,992,452 2612.58 47.0 4.2392
* JAR32 1.02 -m4 -r 96.37 23.92 8,995,705 2619.10 47.0 4.2408
# BA 1.01+TAR -k20vz 145.45 118.61 9,004,600 2765.34 46.9 4.2450
* YBS 0.03e+TAR -m4mv 120.82 78.45 9,005,296 2700.74 46.9 4.2453
  X1 0.95a ->X rm3 932.69 935.60 9,006,283 4370.04 46.9 4.2458
* JAR32 1.02 -r 70.32 23.64 9,007,137 2595.94 46.9 4.2462
* SZIP 1.11beta+TAR -b12 87.52 71.75 9,007,621 2661.39 46.9 4.2464
  LZAP 0.20.0+TAR (none) 889.52 952.70 9,020,538 4347.93 46.8 4.2525
  UC2 v3.0 PRO (Max Compress) 146.63 48.99 9,020,630 2701.35 46.8 4.2525
  UC v2.37 beta (Max Compress) 144.38 44.51 9,021,068 2694.74 46.8 4.2527
* SZIP 1.11beta+TAR -b12o4 61.12 66.05 9,032,590 2636.22 46.8 4.2582
  JAR16 1.02 -m4 -r 208.78 130.51 9,034,787 2848.95 46.8 4.2592
  JAR16 1.02 -m3 -r 213.23 137.93 9,038,435 2861.84 46.7 4.2609
* XTREME 1.06 -s -r 80.00 46.00 9,039,638 2637.01 46.7 4.2615
* SZIP 1.11beta+TAR (none) 88.77 69.02 9,059,440 2674.30 46.6 4.2708
  JAR16 1.02 -r 187.46 159.43 9,070,306 2866.42 46.6 4.2759
  X1 0.95a ->X rm4l2 1021.87 994.05 9,071,920 4535.90 46.5 4.2767
# BA 1.01+TAR -kvz 146.21 116.87 9,074,034 2783.65 46.5 4.2777
  HA 0.999b 1r 422.66 149.75 9,079,236 3094.42 46.5 4.2802
* 7-ZIP 2.00 -mx -r 178.95 11.30 9,088,656 2714.88 46.4 4.2846
  YAC 1.02 -r 172.92 79.38 9,090,647 2777.48 46.4 4.2855
  SEMONE 0.6b+TAR -mb 156.72 63.30 9,091,090 2745.32 46.4 4.2857
  RKIVE 1.92b1 -mf2 -r 226.25 194.90 9,102,703 2949.68 46.4 4.2912
+* STUFFIT 7.5 -> ZIP (Maximum) 110.15 14.69 9,114,515 2656.65 46.3 4.2968
* ZZIP 0.32b+TAR (none) 592.44 100.54 9,117,407 3225.59 46.3 4.2982
* ZZIP 0.32b+TAR -a4 583.90 98.35 9,118,364 3215.13 46.3 4.2986
* 7-ZIP 2.00 -r 99.91 11.08 9,118,670 2643.95 46.3 4.2987
  SEMONE 0.6b+TAR -mm 161.19 69.33 9,125,416 2765.36 46.2 4.3019
  UC2 v3.0 PRO (Default) 72.49 47.93 9,168,910 2667.34 46.0 4.3224
  UC v2.37 beta (Default) 69.84 46.26 9,169,208 2663.10 46.0 4.3226
  ESP 1.92 /m0 /r 121.23 74.24 9,171,886 2743.22 46.0 4.3238
  SEMONE 0.6b+TAR -mf 127.03 56.28 9,180,641 2733.49 45.9 4.3280
* STUFFIT 5.5 -> SIT (Maximum) 253.88 128.55 9,182,863 2933.23 45.9 4.3290
+* STUFFIT 7.5 -> SIT (Maximum) 235.12 84.08 9,182,997 2870.03 45.9 4.3291
* IMP 1.1b -m1 -s2000 -r 30.19 9.34 9,184,083 2590.66 45.9 4.3296
  ESP 1.92 /m2 /r 105.88 69.53 9,187,789 2727.57 45.9 4.3313
* BZIP2 0.9.5d+TAR -5 94.78 32.28 9,192,086 2680.42 45.8 4.3334
* HUFFMAN C.E.II 0.21d -S 146.57 18.49 9,195,869 2719.47 45.8 4.3351
  SQZ 1.08.4a -q(ALT236) -s 142.47 45.85 9,204,930 2745.25 45.8 4.3394
  GZIP 1.2.4+TAR -9 85.13 37.06 9,205,728 2679.34 45.8 4.3398
  PKZIP 2.50 -ex -r -p 67.09 41.28 9,206,544 2665.74 45.7 4.3402
* LHA 2.67(Win32) -r 49.96 12.31 9,206,829 2619.72 45.7 4.3403
  HA 0.999b 2r 1066.79 805.69 9,208,276 4430.33 45.7 4.3410
* STUFFIT 5.5 -> CAB (none) 85.06 11.28 9,210,824 2654.90 45.7 4.3422
* COOLZIP 1.01 (Cab - Quantum) 88.44 11.66 9,211,142 2658.75 45.7 4.3423
  PKZIP 2.04g -ex -r -p 70.47 38.95 9,212,329 2668.40 45.7 4.3429
  OOP 2.3 (Max Compress) 192.38 61.15 9,213,842 2812.93 45.7 4.3436
* PAR 1.49b (Normal) 622.28 243.21 9,218,052 3426.06 45.7 4.3456
  AIN 2.32 /m1 /r 101.70 66.47 9,218,982 2729.00 45.7 4.3460
  BSArc 2.0 R1.1 -+1 99.34 58.06 9,221,501 2718.93 45.7 4.3472
  CODEC 3.21 -m 132.28 67.86 9,225,842 2762.87 45.6 4.3493
  GZIP 1.2.4+TAR (none) 61.15 41.55 9,230,167 2666.64 45.6 4.3513
* ZIPCentral 2.06 Max 79.86 14.99 9,230,477 2658.87 45.6 4.3515
  SQZ 1.08.4a -s 95.98 45.56 9,232,188 2706.04 45.6 4.3523
* STUFFIT 5.5 -> ZIP (Maximum) 103.95 22.76 9,235,381 2692.09 45.6 4.3538
# TAR 3.21g -cv.9f 72.49 24.79 9,235,620 2662.73 45.6 4.3539
* WINZIP'95 7.0 (Max Compress) 54.72 9.88 9,236,385 2630.26 45.6 4.3542
* BZIP2 0.9.5d+TAR -9 94.38 32.56 9,236,435 2692.62 45.6 4.3543
* EXP v1+TAR (none) 89.95 32.67 9,236,449 2688.30 45.6 4.3543
  ARJ 2.62a -jm -r 139.17 55.16 9,236,754 2760.10 45.6 4.3544
  AIN 2.32 /r 94.80 66.27 9,238,931 2727.44 45.6 4.3554
* ARJ32 3.01b -jm -r 92.77 15.51 9,239,521 2674.81 45.6 4.3557
  PKZIP 2.50 -r -p 37.85 49.93 9,241,197 2654.78 45.5 4.3565
* PKZIP 2.6.02 Win95 (Extra) 35.80 7.78 9,242,602 2610.97 45.5 4.3572
  INFO-ZIP 2.2DOS -9 -r 133.11 62.77 9,243,029 2763.39 45.5 4.3574
  ARJ 2.62a -r 113.53 54.63 9,244,286 2736.02 45.5 4.3580
* HUFFMAN C.E.II 0.21d -K7 -S 137.97 18.89 9,244,635 2724.81 45.5 4.3581
* INFO-ZIP 2.2NT -9 -R 52.42 11.64 9,244,835 2632.07 45.5 4.3582
* ARJ32 3.01b -r 60.08 16.12 9,247,134 2644.85 45.5 4.3593
  BSArc 2.0 R1.1 (none) 70.95 54.48 9,249,735 2694.80 45.5 4.3605
  PKZIP 2.04g -r -p 54.37 39.19 9,251,249 2663.35 45.5 4.3612
* COOLZIP 1.01 (Zip - Deflate) 81.58 21.29 9,253,482 2673.28 45.5 4.3623
* STUFFIT 5.5 -> ZIP (Default) 56.65 22.82 9,258,217 2651.20 45.4 4.3645
* STUFFIT 5.5 -> TGZ (none) 46.71 13.01 9,260,434 2632.06 45.4 4.3656
+* STUFFIT 7.5 -> ZIP (Medium) 64.85 14.57 9,261,683 2652.11 45.4 4.3662
* PKZIP 2.6.02 Win95 (Norm) 28.65 7.69 9,264,237 2609.74 45.4 4.3674
  INFO-ZIP 2.2DOS -r 99.52 60.08 9,265,865 2733.45 45.4 4.3681
* INFO-ZIP 2.2NT -R 31.47 11.73 9,267,207 2617.42 45.4 4.3688
* DST 0.9b+TAR -mt 1057.07 1532.02 9,280,564 5167.02 45.3 4.3751
* ZIPCentral 2.06 Normal 39.32 15.38 9,288,063 2634.72 45.3 4.3786
* BZIP2 0.9.5d+TAR -1 88.57 30.65 9,290,240 2699.84 45.3 4.3796
* WINZIP'95 7.0 (Normal Comp) 28.53 10.42 9,292,013 2620.06 45.2 4.3805
# TAR 3.21g -cve9f 74.32 26.65 9,340,416 2695.53 45.0 4.4033
  OOP 2.3 (Normal Comp) 105.43 64.94 9,344,372 2766.03 44.9 4.4051
  X1 0.95a ->X rm7 164.53 82.75 9,388,759 2855.27 44.7 4.4261
* STUFFIT 5.5 -> SIT (Fastest) 80.68 23.26 9,389,115 2712.03 44.7 4.4262
+* STUFFIT 7.5 -> SIT (Fastest) 80.49 16.67 9,402,736 2709.03 44.6 4.4327
+* STUFFIT 7.5 -> ZIP (Fastest) 55.94 16.40 9,446,146 2696.27 44.3 4.4531
  CODEC 3.21 -c10 -m 660.87 588.48 9,450,212 3874.41 44.3 4.4550
  CAR 1.50 (none) 168.38 90.20 9,559,832 2914.09 43.7 4.5067
* STUFFIT 5.5 -> LZH (none) 57.19 28.92 9,559,900 2741.64 43.7 4.5068
  LHA 2.55b -d -r 132.09 41.33 9,563,823 2830.04 43.6 4.5086
* AKT32 0.62b+TAR (none) 162.60 17.75 9,566,966 2837.84 43.6 4.5101
* ZIPCentral 2.06 SuperFast 33.64 15.30 9,574,996 2708.66 43.6 4.5139
  ZOO 2.10+TAR h: 116.25 53.42 9,575,543 2829.54 43.6 4.5141
  SEMONE 0.4b1+TAR -mlm 174.42 76.56 9,616,669 2922.28 43.3 4.5335
  AKT 0.5b rm9 361.06 180.60 9,651,269 3222.57 43.1 4.5498
* XPA32 1.02 (none) 677.21 8.20 9,672,479 3372.21 43.0 4.5598
  AKT 0.5b r 268.70 181.89 9,698,341 3144.57 42.8 4.5720
* DEEPFREEZE 1.05a (none) 64.40 19.27 9,701,436 2778.51 42.8 4.5735
  PKZIP 2.50 -es -r -p 28.20 44.53 9,745,465 2779.80 42.6 4.5942
  PKZIP 2.04g -es -r -p 41.83 39.65 9,761,882 2793.11 42.5 4.6020
  HAP 3.14e11+TAR 3 148.51 222.63 9,818,317 3098.45 42.1 4.6286
  HAP 4.62+TAR 3 139.19 176.89 9,818,317 3043.39 42.1 4.6286
  ICE 1.02+TAR (none) 749.73 385.73 9,928,630 3893.41 41.5 4.6806
* LZOP 1.00w -9 145.55 7.55 9,968,740 2922.19 41.3 4.6995
  PPMC3h+TAR (none) 113.63 117.66 10,615,701 3180.10 37.4 5.0045
*FQ LZOP 1.00w -1 23.04 6.65 10,768,652 3020.98 36.5 5.0766
* LZOP 1.00w (none) 23.21 7.07 10,804,721 3031.59 36.3 5.0936
  LZS 3.1+TAR /p255 86.76 36.09 11,087,024 3202.58 34.7 5.2267
  LZS 3.1+TAR /m1 /p255 80.75 36.28 11,203,099 3229.00 34.0 5.2814
  ARS 2.1 -r 253.76 267.41 11,405,270 3689.30 32.8 5.3767
  NPACK 1.0+TAR (none) 96.60 49.24 11,617,257 3372.86 31.5 5.4766
  ARS 2.1 -r -m2 129.59 262.91 11,665,239 3632.84 31.3 5.4993
* BVI 1.70+TAR -m2 3395.59 3271.56 11,860,033 9961.60 30.1 5.5911
  OPAQUE 1.0 (none) 30.55 39.05 12,008,024 3405.16 29.2 5.6609
  ARC 6.02 z 94.17 46.01 12,147,088 3514.37 28.4 5.7264
  BLINK 2.50+TAR (none) 41.56 25.57 12,289,104 3480.77 27.6 5.7934
  ZOO 2.10+TAR : 111.45 77.85 12,729,490 3725.27 25.0 6.0010
  EPRESS beta0+TAR (Slow) 352.67 94.92 14,292,594 4417.76 15.8 6.7379
  EPRESS beta0+TAR (Medium) 403.36 84.96 14,467,129 4506.97 14.7 6.8201
  EPRESS beta0+TAR (Fast) 396.93 169.85 14,744,242 4662.40 13.1 6.9508
# TAR 3.21g (none) 14.90 10.03 17,092,608 4772.88 -0.7 8.0578
  Best Compression: RK 1.04.1            
  Fastest Compression: LZOP 1.00w            
  Quickest Extraction: LZOP 1.00w            
  Best Overall: SBC 0.968            

 

Legend
+ - New program tested
# - DOS program that was run in a Windows98 DOS box
* - Windows 32bit program (95/98/NT)
B - Best compression (smallest compressed file)
F - Fastest compression time
Q - Quickest extraction time
O - Best overall (smallest overall score - calculated by adding compress time, extract time, and time it would take to transfer the compressed file over a 28,800bps network)
+TAR - means that the test files were stored together in one TAR file first and then compressed.

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