Metro: Last Light Redux

A Steam-based test of the Metro: Last Light Redux 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 metroll-redux.

Test Created

10 January 2015

Last Updated

31 August 2021

Test Maintainer

Michael Larabel 

Test Type


Average Install Time

28 Seconds

Average Run Time

9 Minutes, 20 Seconds


60k+ Downloads

Supported Platforms

Supported Architectures

x86 + x86_64

Public Result Uploads *Reported Installs **Reported Test Completions **Test Profile Page Views ***OpenBenchmarking.orgEventsMetro: Last Light Redux Popularity Statisticspts/metroll-redux2015.012015.052015.082015.112016.022016.052016.082016.112017.022017.052017.082017.112018.022018.052018.082018.112019.022019.052019.082019.112020.022020.052020.082020.112021.022021.052021.082021.112022.022022.052022.082022.1110002000300040005000
* 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 current as of 25 November 2022.
2560 x 14407.2%3840 x 216035.9%1920 x 108056.8%Resolution Option

Revision History

pts/metroll-redux-1.2.1   [View Source]   Tue, 31 Aug 2021 16:13:51 GMT
Use GLIBC_TUNABLES workaround per

pts/metroll-redux-1.2.0   [View Source]   Sun, 23 Oct 2016 11:22:56 GMT
Add resolution options.

pts/metroll-redux-1.1.1   [View Source]   Thu, 16 Jun 2016 22:57:17 GMT
Fix for latest Steam builds

pts/metroll-redux-1.1.0   [View Source]   Wed, 18 Mar 2015 20:12:29 GMT
Update to now use the Metro Last Light Redux FPS dumping info now that the game developers fixed their issues.

pts/metroll-redux-1.0.0   [View Source]   Sat, 10 Jan 2015 12:50:57 GMT
Initial commit of Metro Last Light Redux game

Suites Using This Test


Performance Metrics

Analyze Test Configuration:

Metro: Last Light Redux

Resolution: 1920 x 1080 metrics for this test profile configuration based on 667 public results since 23 October 2016 with the latest data as of 16 October 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)
181 +/- 27
166 +/- 21
157 +/- 11
< 151
119 +/- 11
104 +/- 12
< 82
23 +/- 2
OpenBenchmarking.orgDistribution Of Public Results - Resolution: 1920 x 1080667 Results Range From 6 To 458 Frames Per Second627486990111132153174195216237258279300321342363384405426447468306090120150

Based on data, the selected test / test configuration (Metro: Last Light Redux - Resolution: 1920 x 1080) has an average run-time of 11 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-Time510152025Min: 7 / Avg: 9.91 / Max: 20

Based on public results, the selected test / test configuration has an average standard deviation of 0.2%.

OpenBenchmarking.orgPercent, Fewer Is BetterAverage Deviation Between RunsResolution: 1920 x 1080Deviation246810Min: 0 / Avg: 0.24 / Max: 6

Tested CPU Architectures

This benchmark has been successfully tested on the below mentioned architectures. The CPU architectures listed is where successful 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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