Total War: Three Kingdoms

Total War: Three Kingdoms on Steam. The test profile assumes you have a Steam account, have Steam installed for the system, and that you own a copy of this game. This automates the process of executing the game and using its built-in benchmark mode. Backs up old preferences (in ~/.local/share/feral-interactive/) for the run. NOTES for cross-platform comparisons: TODO

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

Test Created

23 August 2019

Last Updated

28 March 2021

Test Maintainer

Alex Dickerson 

Test Type


Average Install Time

10 Seconds

Average Run Time

20 Minutes, 5 Seconds

Test Dependencies



10k+ Downloads

Supported Platforms

Supported Architectures


Public Result Uploads *Reported Installs **Reported Test Completions **Test Profile Page Views ***OpenBenchmarking.orgEventsTotal War: Three Kingdoms Popularity Statisticspts/twtk2019.082019.102019.122020.022020.042020.062020.082020.102020.122021.022021.042021.062021.082021.102021.122022.022022.042022.062022.082022.102022.122023.022023.042023.062023.0810002000300040005000
* 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 updated weekly as of 27 September 2023.
3840 x 216030.2%1920 x 108032.7%2560 x 144037.1%Resolution Option
High29.1%Ultra39.7%Low14.5%Medium16.7%Graphics Preset Option

Revision History

pts/twtk-1.0.3   [View Source]   Sun, 28 Mar 2021 12:17:47 GMT
Hang fix for latest Steam.

pts/twtk-1.0.2   [View Source]   Tue, 27 Aug 2019 19:50:26 GMT
Typo fix per

pts/twtk-1.0.1   [View Source]   Fri, 23 Aug 2019 19:40:30 GMT
Update per

pts/twtk-1.0.0   [View Source]   Fri, 23 Aug 2019 08:59:17 GMT
Initial commit of Total War Three Kingdoms test profile from

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Performance Metrics

Analyze Test Configuration:

Total War: Three Kindgoms 1.0.1

Resolution: 2560 x 1440 - Graphics Preset: Ultra - Scenario: Battle Benchmark metrics for this test profile configuration based on 448 public results since 24 August 2019 with the latest data as of 18 May 2023.

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)
143 +/- 9
123 +/- 5
87 +/- 5
79 +/- 5
< 76
60 +/- 1
41 +/- 1
40 +/- 3
< 39
33 +/- 2
32 +/- 2
OpenBenchmarking.orgDistribution Of Public Results - Resolution: 2560 x 1440 - Graphics Preset: Ultra - Scenario: Battle Benchmark448 Results Range From 8 To 191 Frames Per Second8223650647892106120134148162176190204306090120150

Based on data, the selected test / test configuration (Total War: Three Kindgoms 1.0.1 - Resolution: 2560 x 1440 - Graphics Preset: Ultra - Scenario: Battle Benchmark) has an average run-time of 6 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: 2560 x 1440 - Graphics Preset: Ultra - Scenario: Battle BenchmarkRun-Time3691215Min: 4 / Avg: 5.99 / Max: 8

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: 2560 x 1440 - Graphics Preset: Ultra - Scenario: Battle BenchmarkDeviation246810Min: 0 / Avg: 0.25 / Max: 2

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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