Tremulous is an open-source game that uses the ioquake3 engine. Tremulous is a combination of a first-person shooter and real-time strategy.

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

Use with caution this test profile is currently marked Deprecated.

Project Site

Test Created

6 December 2010

Last Updated

27 February 2018

Test Maintainer

Michael Larabel 

Test Type


Average Install Time

2 Seconds

Average Run Time

1 Minute, 4 Seconds

Test Dependencies

32-bit Compatibility Libraries


100k+ Downloads

Supported Platforms

Supported Architectures

x86 + x86_64

Public Result Uploads *Reported Test Completions **Reported Installs **Test Profile Page Views ***OpenBenchmarking.orgEventsTremulous Popularity Statisticspts/tremulous2010.122011.042011.082011.122012.042012.082012.122013.042013.082013.122014.042014.082014.122015.042015.082015.122016.042016.082016.122017.042017.082017.122018.042018.082018.122019.042019.082019.122020.042020.102021.052021.092022.012022.052022.0914002800420056007000
* 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 September 2022.
1280 x 102412.8%1024 x 76818.9%800 x 60026.3%1920 x 108041.9%Resolution Option

Revision History

pts/tremulous-1.1.1   [View Source]   Tue, 27 Feb 2018 16:06:33 GMT
Update download links, flag as deprecated.

pts/tremulous-1.1.0   [View Source]   Mon, 06 Dec 2010 15:25:33 GMT
Initial import into

Performance Metrics

Analyze Test Configuration:

Tremulous 1.1.0

1920 x 1080 metrics for this test profile configuration based on 201 public results since 1 March 2011 with the latest data as of 9 July 2019.

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

OpenBenchmarking.orgDistribution Of Public Results - 1920 x 1080201 Results Range From 27 To 473 Frames Per Second27486990111132153174195216237258279300321342363384405426447468489816243240

Based on data, the selected test / test configuration (Tremulous 1.1.0 - 1920 x 1080) 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 Benchmark1920 x 1080Run-Time246810Min: 1 / Avg: 1.3 / Max: 4

Based on public results, the selected test / test configuration has an average standard deviation of 0.5%.

OpenBenchmarking.orgPercent, Fewer Is BetterAverage Deviation Between Runs1920 x 1080Deviation246810Min: 0 / Avg: 0.47 / Max: 5

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)
Intel / AMD x86 32-bit
(Many Processors)