Half-Life 2: Episode Two

This is a benchmark of Valve's Half-Life 2: Episode 2 game. The test profile assumes you have a Steam account and have Steam installed for the system. This automates the process of executing the game and using a standardized time demo.

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 hl2-ep2.

Test Created

21 October 2021

Test Maintainer

Michael Larabel 

Test Type


Average Install Time

49 Seconds

Average Run Time

2 Minutes, 50 Seconds

Supported Platforms

Supported Architectures

x86 + x86_64

Public Result Uploads *Reported Installs **Reported Test Completions **Test Profile Page ViewsOpenBenchmarking.orgEventsHalf-Life 2: Episode Two Popularity Statisticspts/hl2-ep22021.102021.112004006008001000
* 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.
Data current as of 1 December 2021.

Revision History

pts/hl2-ep2-1.0.0   [View Source]   Thu, 21 Oct 2021 15:24:11 GMT
Add HL2 Episode Two test profile finally for Vulkan benchmarking purposes now that it adds DXVK Native Vulkan API support/

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Performance Metrics

This test profile does not have enough data available on OpenBenchmarking.org yet to provide any detailed metrics.