Quake 4

This test calculates the average frame-rate within the Quake 4 game from id Software.

To run this test with the Phoronix Test Suite, the basic command is: phoronix-test-suite benchmark quake4.

Project Site


Test Created

6 December 2010

Test Maintainer

Michael Larabel 

Test Type


Average Install Time

4 Seconds

Average Run Time

2 Minutes, 5 Seconds


100k+ Downloads

Supported Platforms

Supported Architectures

x86 + x86_64

Reported Test Completions **Public Result Uploads *Reported Installs **Test Profile Page Views ***OpenBenchmarking.orgEventsQuake 4 Popularity Statisticspts/quake42011.022012.052012.102013.022013.062013.102014.022014.062014.102015.022015.062015.102016.022016.062016.102017.022017.062017.102018.022018.062018.102019.022019.062019.102020.022020.062020.102021.022021.062021.102022.022022.062022.102023.022023.062023.10400800120016002000
* 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 4 December 2023.
1920 x 108068.3%1920 x 120019.2%2560 x 160012.5%Resolution Option PopularityOpenBenchmarking.org
High12.5%Ultra71.2%Low16.3%Quality Option PopularityOpenBenchmarking.org

Revision History

pts/quake4-1.1.0   [View Source]   Mon, 06 Dec 2010 15:20:31 GMT
Initial import into OpenBenchmarking.org

Performance Metrics

Analyze Test Configuration:

Quake 4 1.4.2

Resolution: 1920 x 1080 - Quality: Ultra

OpenBenchmarking.org metrics for this test profile configuration based on 36 public results since 30 April 2012 with the latest data as of 15 January 2017.

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

OpenBenchmarking.orgDistribution Of Public Results - Resolution: 1920 x 1080 - Quality: Ultra36 Results Range From 24 To 205 Frames Per Second243750637689102115128141154167180193206246810

Based on OpenBenchmarking.org data, the selected test / test configuration (Quake 4 1.4.2 - Resolution: 1920 x 1080 - Quality: Ultra) 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 1080 - Quality: UltraRun-Time246810Min: 1 / Avg: 1 / Max: 1

Based on public OpenBenchmarking.org results, the selected test / test configuration has an average standard deviation of 0.8%.

OpenBenchmarking.orgPercent, Fewer Is BetterAverage Deviation Between RunsResolution: 1920 x 1080 - Quality: UltraDeviation246810Min: 0 / Avg: 0.76 / Max: 3