This is a test of SuperTuxKart, an open-source racing game. The engine, Antarctica, is a highly modified version of Irrlicht and uses OpenGL 3.1+. Bullet is used for physics. Sound is provided by OpenAL.

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

Project Site

Test Created

6 December 2010

Last Updated

20 May 2020

Test Maintainer

Matthew Trescott 

Test Type


Average Install Time

15 Seconds

Average Run Time

8 Minutes, 19 Seconds


100k+ Downloads

Supported Platforms

Supported Architectures


Public Result Uploads *Reported Test Completions **Reported Installs **Test Profile Page Views ***OpenBenchmarking.orgEventsSuperTuxKart Popularity Statisticspts/supertuxkart2010.122011.042011.082011.122012.042012.082012.122013.042013.082013.122014.042014.082014.122015.042015.082015.122016.042016.082016.122017.042017.082017.122018.042018.082018.122019.042019.082019.122020.042020.082020.122021.042021.082021.122022.042022.0815K30K45K60K75K
* 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 28 November 2022.
1920 x 108075.2%800 x 60024.8%Resolution Option
Fullscreen91.3%Windowed8.7%Mode Option
Ultimate56.2%High26.1%Low17.7%Graphics Effects Option
853.0%425.8%121.2%Karts Option
Candela City65.3%Gran Paradiso Island15.0%Cocoa Temple13.0%Around the Lighthouse6.6%Scene Option

Revision History

pts/supertuxkart-1.6.0   [View Source]   Wed, 20 May 2020 10:38:25 GMT
Update against STK 1.1.

pts/supertuxkart-1.5.2   [View Source]   Wed, 17 Jan 2018 20:48:42 GMT
Import latest eliasvan/supertuxkart test to pts/ mainline

pts/supertuxkart-1.4.0   [View Source]   Sat, 25 Nov 2017 12:40:10 GMT
Update against SuperTuxKart 0.9.3, changes by matthewtrescott

pts/supertuxkart-1.3.0   [View Source]   Tue, 21 Apr 2015 11:01:27 GMT
Update against upstream SuperTuxKart 0.9.

pts/supertuxkart-1.2.1   [View Source]   Sun, 16 Feb 2014 14:45:04 GMT
Update description string.

pts/supertuxkart-1.2.0   [View Source]   Thu, 06 Feb 2014 11:45:43 GMT
Update against upstream SuperTuxKart 0.8.1 release and making necessary changes due to game/engine changes. Also few test profile enhancements.

pts/supertuxkart-1.1.0   [View Source]   Wed, 23 Jan 2013 21:43:47 GMT
Update against upstream SuperTuxKart 0.8.0.

pts/supertuxkart-1.0.0   [View Source]   Mon, 06 Dec 2010 15:23:16 GMT
Initial import into

Performance Metrics

Analyze Test Configuration:

SuperTuxKart 1.1

Resolution: 1920 x 1080 - Mode: Fullscreen - Graphics Effects: Ultimate - Karts: 8 - Scene: Candela City metrics for this test profile configuration based on 52 public results since 20 May 2020 with the latest data as of 20 November 2022.

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

OpenBenchmarking.orgDistribution Of Public Results - Resolution: 1920 x 1080 - Mode: Fullscreen - Graphics Effects: Ultimate - Karts: 8 - Scene: Candela City52 Results Range From 43 To 120 Frames Per Second435057647178859299106113120127918273645

Based on data, the selected test / test configuration (SuperTuxKart 1.1 - Resolution: 1920 x 1080 - Mode: Fullscreen - Graphics Effects: Ultimate - Karts: 8 - Scene: Candela City) 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: 1920 x 1080 - Mode: Fullscreen - Graphics Effects: Ultimate - Karts: 8 - Scene: Candela CityRun-Time3691215Min: 3 / Avg: 3.9 / Max: 8

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)