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Table 4 Compression time of different tools on 8 FASTQ datasets

From: GTZ: a fast compression and cloud transmission tool optimized for FASTQ files

Dataset Size (MB) Compression Time (s)
GTZ DSRC2 QUIP LW-FQZip Fqzcomp LFQC pigz
ERR233152 556.1 19 13 10 284 13 297 3
SRR935126 9754.6 49 40 195 3966 191 3610 129
SRR489793 12,807 51 49 343 4893 289 4253 122
SRR801793 2756.2 43 28 59 1212 73 1143 22
SRR125858 50,744.2 178 153 1044 18,300 977 10,202 481
SRR5419422 15,094.6 26 7 329 4234 267 ERROR 67
ERR1137269 56,543 117 32 806 12,018 851 ERROR 213
NA12878 (read 2) 202,631 820 700 4703 TLE 4389 TLE 620
Average speed (MB/s)   267.4 648.8 49.7 2.9 49.6 33.7 176.8
  1. The best results of all the tools are boldfaced