Dawn of War III

Dawn of War III Mad Max on Steam. The test profile assumes you have a Steam account, have Steam installed for the system, and that you own a copy of this game. This automates the process of executing the game and using its built-in benchmark mode.

This test will attempt to install the necessary game using your Steam account. 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 dow3.

Test Created

8 June 2017

Test Maintainer

Michael Larabel 

Test Type


Average Install Time

9 Seconds

Average Run Time

3 Minutes, 49 Seconds


60k+ Downloads

Supported Platforms

Supported Architectures


Public Result Uploads *Reported Installs **Reported Test Completions **Test Profile Page Views ***OpenBenchmarking.orgEventsDawn of War III Popularity Statisticspts/dow32017.062017.092017.122018.032018.062018.092018.122019.032019.062019.092019.122020.032020.062020.092020.122021.032021.062021.092021.122022.032022.062022.092022.122023.032023.062023.092023.122024.032024.067001400210028003500
* Uploading of benchmark result data to OpenBenchmarking.org 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 OpenBenchmarking.org 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 10 June 2024.
2560 x 144038.3%3840 x 216030.5%1920 x 108031.2%Resolution Option PopularityOpenBenchmarking.org
High27.9%Low20.9%Ultra32.1%Medium13.0%Maximum6.2%Graphics Preset Option PopularityOpenBenchmarking.org
Vulkan75.6%OpenGL24.4%Renderer Option PopularityOpenBenchmarking.org

Revision History

pts/dow3-1.0.1   [View Source]   Thu, 08 Jun 2017 07:14:10 GMT
Fix for pre.sh from testing

pts/dow3-1.0.0   [View Source]   Thu, 08 Jun 2017 07:08:25 GMT
Initial commit for Dawn of War III on Linux

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Performance Metrics

Analyze Test Configuration:

Dawn of War III

Resolution: 2560 x 1440 - Graphics Preset: Ultra - Renderer: Vulkan

OpenBenchmarking.org metrics for this test profile configuration based on 278 public results since 28 June 2017 with the latest data as of 4 August 2022.

Below is an overview of the generalized performance for components where there is sufficient statistically significant data based upon user-uploaded results. It is important to keep in mind particularly in the Linux/open-source space there can be vastly different OS configurations, with this overview intended to offer just general guidance as to the performance expectations.

Percentile Rank
# Compatible Public Results
Frames Per Second (Average)
148 +/- 14
132 +/- 12
125 +/- 18
119 +/- 16
111 +/- 7
< 101
89 +/- 5
81 +/- 8
78 +/- 5
< 62
53 +/- 2
OpenBenchmarking.orgDistribution Of Public Results - Resolution: 2560 x 1440 - Graphics Preset: Ultra - Renderer: Vulkan278 Results Range From 23 To 161 Frames Per Second233547597183951071191311431551671122334455

Based on OpenBenchmarking.org data, the selected test / test configuration (Dawn of War III - Resolution: 2560 x 1440 - Graphics Preset: Ultra - Renderer: Vulkan) has an average run-time of 5 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: 2560 x 1440 - Graphics Preset: Ultra - Renderer: VulkanRun-Time3691215Min: 4 / Avg: 4.31 / Max: 11

Based on public OpenBenchmarking.org results, the selected test / test configuration has an average standard deviation of 0.9%.

OpenBenchmarking.orgPercent, Fewer Is BetterAverage Deviation Between RunsResolution: 2560 x 1440 - Graphics Preset: Ultra - Renderer: VulkanDeviation246810Min: 0 / Avg: 0.93 / Max: 4

Tested CPU Architectures

This benchmark has been successfully tested on the below mentioned architectures. The CPU architectures listed is where successful OpenBenchmarking.org result uploads occurred, namely for helping to determine if a given test is compatible with various alternative CPU architectures.

CPU Architecture
Kernel Identifier
Verified On
Intel / AMD x86 64-bit
(Many Processors)

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AMD Ryzen 9 7950X 16-Core - ASUS ProArt X670E-CREATOR WIFI - AMD Device 14d8

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1 System - 5 Benchmark Results

AMD Ryzen 9 7950X 16-Core - ASUS ProArt X670E-CREATOR WIFI - AMD Device 14d8

Pop 22.04 - 6.6.10-76060610-generic - GNOME Shell 42.5

1 System - 9 Benchmark Results

Intel Core i7-6700HQ - ASUS GL752VW v1.0 - Intel Xeon E3-1200 v5

Ubuntu 22.04 - 6.2.0-26-generic - GNOME Shell 42.9

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