Civilization: Beyond Earth

A Steam-based test of Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth game.

This test profile assumes you have the Valve Steam client already installed for your operating system / distribution and that it's installed to the standard path. Your Steam account must also be active and the game already installed. If the test appears hung you may need to manually exit the Steam client.

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

Use with caution this test profile is currently marked Deprecated.

Test Created

20 December 2014

Last Updated

14 February 2021

Test Maintainer

Michael Larabel 

Test Type


Average Install Time

3 Minutes, 45 Seconds

Average Run Time

6 Minutes, 12 Seconds


50k+ Downloads

Supported Platforms

Supported Architectures

x86 + x86_64

Public Result Uploads *Reported Installs **Reported Test Completions **Test Profile Page Views ***OpenBenchmarking.orgEventsCivilization: Beyond Earth Popularity Statisticspts/civbe2014.122015.032015.062015.092015.122016.032016.062016.092016.122017.032017.062017.092018.012018.042018.072018.102019.012019.052019.082019.112020.022020.052020.082020.112021.022021.052021.082021.112022.022022.052022.082022.112023.022023.052023.082023.112024.022024.05400800120016002000
* Uploading of benchmark result data to 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 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 updated weekly as of 12 June 2024.
3840 x 216037.0%1920 x 108041.1%2560 x 160021.9%Resolution Option

Revision History

pts/civbe-1.0.1   [View Source]   Sun, 14 Feb 2021 18:07:12 GMT
Mark as deprecated since it seems to have broke with latest Steam version.

pts/civbe-1.0.0   [View Source]   Sat, 20 Dec 2014 11:50:36 GMT
Initial commit of test for Sid Meier Civilization: Beyond Earth.

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Performance Metrics

Analyze Test Configuration:

Civilization: Beyond Earth

Resolution: 1920 x 1080 metrics for this test profile configuration based on 30 public results since 20 December 2014 with the latest data as of 23 August 2015.

Additional benchmark metrics will come after has collected a sufficient data-set.

OpenBenchmarking.orgDistribution Of Public Results - Resolution: 1920 x 108030 Results Range From 5 To 61 Frames Per Second5101520253035404550556065246810

Based on data, the selected test / test configuration (Civilization: Beyond Earth - Resolution: 1920 x 1080) 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 BenchmarkResolution: 1920 x 1080Run-Time246810Min: 1 / Avg: 1 / Max: 1

Based on public results, the selected test / test configuration has an average standard deviation of 1.3%.

OpenBenchmarking.orgPercent, Fewer Is BetterAverage Deviation Between RunsResolution: 1920 x 1080Deviation246810Min: 0 / Avg: 1.31 / Max: 4