Versions tested: 2.1.4
Optimal parameters: -5
Links: http://www.zlib.net/...
http://www.leszer.ne...
Authors: Mark Adler, Jean-loup Gailly
Algorithms: LZ+HUF
Notable peformances: Pitches1, Qualifying2

pigz

A parallel driver for gzip.

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We use the precompiled binaries for win32.

Qualified configurations
Ver Rating CPR DPR S.E. R.E. Ratio C. kB/s D. kB/s
-1
2.1.4 23 37 4 566 0 2.482 119704 158690
-3
2.1.4 34 51 7 592 0 2.567 99647 161659
-5
2.1.4 49 65 12 588 0 2.666 75307 170476
-7
2.1.4 41 49 14 448 0 2.692 49404 170332
-9
2.1.4 20 21 15 221 0 2.698 20984 172779

Version info

2.1.4, tar: yes, mode: 32-bit, crc32: cd85bd76, decoder: 64 kB, tested: 2010 Apr 18
compression: pigz.exe -k -p 4 <args> <src>
decompression: pigz.exe -k -p 4 -d <cfile>