Unigine Tropics

This test calculates the average frame-rate within the Tropics / Islands demo for the Unigine engine. This engine is very demanding on the system's graphics card.

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

Project Site

unigine.com

Test Created

6 December 2010

Last Updated

27 February 2018

Test Maintainer

Michael Larabel 

Test Type

Graphics

Average Install Time

1 Second

Average Run Time

10 Minutes, 25 Seconds

Test Dependencies

32-bit Compatibility Libraries

Accolades

200k+ Downloads

Supported Platforms

Supported Architectures

x86 + x86_64

Public Result Uploads *Reported Test Completions **Reported Installs **Test Profile Page Views ***OpenBenchmarking.orgEventsUnigine Tropics Popularity Statisticspts/unigine-tropics2010.122011.052011.102012.032012.082013.012013.062013.112014.042014.092015.022015.072015.122016.052016.102017.032017.082018.012018.062018.112019.042019.092020.022020.072020.122021.052021.102022.032022.082023.012023.062023.116K12K18K24K30K
* 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 2 March 2024.
1280 x 10247.8%1024 x 76814.7%2560 x 14406.5%800 x 6006.9%1920 x 108057.8%1600 x 9006.2%Resolution Option PopularityOpenBenchmarking.org
Fullscreen85.6%Windowed14.4%Mode Option PopularityOpenBenchmarking.org

Revision History

pts/unigine-tropics-1.6.4   [View Source]   Tue, 27 Feb 2018 16:39:33 GMT
Update download links, windows updates.

pts/unigine-tropics-1.6.3   [View Source]   Tue, 05 Jul 2016 11:27:32 GMT
Add RELEASE define

pts/unigine-tropics-1.6.2   [View Source]   Sun, 22 Feb 2015 08:38:03 GMT
Fullscreen switching fix.

pts/unigine-tropics-1.6.1   [View Source]   Thu, 29 Jan 2015 22:34:13 GMT
Add --nox11 and fix in install.sh

pts/unigine-tropics-1.6.0   [View Source]   Thu, 22 Jan 2015 17:36:39 GMT
Add windowed mode

pts/unigine-tropics-1.5.3   [View Source]   Mon, 22 Jul 2013 14:03:08 GMT
Update download links for Unigine Tropics.

pts/unigine-tropics-1.5.2   [View Source]   Sat, 27 Aug 2011 16:41:03 GMT
Update download link for Windows Unigien Tropics.

pts/unigine-tropics-1.5.1   [View Source]   Sat, 27 Aug 2011 16:39:49 GMT
Update download links for Unigine Tropics 1.3.

pts/unigine-tropics-1.5.0   [View Source]   Mon, 06 Dec 2010 15:26:16 GMT
Initial import into OpenBenchmarking.org

Suites Using This Test

OpenGL Demos Test Suite

Unigine Test Suite


Performance Metrics

Analyze Test Configuration:

Unigine Tropics 1.3

Resolution: 1920 x 1080 - Mode: Fullscreen

OpenBenchmarking.org metrics for this test profile configuration based on 715 public results since 23 January 2015 with the latest data as of 13 February 2024.

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.

Component
Percentile Rank
# Compatible Public Results
Frames Per Second (Average)
89th
5
270 +/- 12
Mid-Tier
75th
< 190
62nd
4
124 +/- 3
58th
3
106 +/- 4
57th
3
102 +/- 10
Median
50th
87
31st
9
55 +/- 5
29th
3
47 +/- 2
Low-Tier
25th
< 39
22nd
3
36 +/- 4
OpenBenchmarking.orgDistribution Of Public Results - Resolution: 1920 x 1080 - Mode: Fullscreen673 Results Range From 0 To 488 Frames Per Second22446688110132154176198220242264286308330352374396418440462484506306090120150

Based on OpenBenchmarking.org data, the selected test / test configuration (Unigine Tropics 1.3 - Resolution: 1920 x 1080 - Mode: Fullscreen) 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 1080 - Mode: FullscreenRun-Time714212835Min: 4 / Avg: 10.48 / Max: 33

Based on public OpenBenchmarking.org results, the selected test / test configuration has an average standard deviation of 0.1%.

OpenBenchmarking.orgPercent, Fewer Is BetterAverage Deviation Between RunsResolution: 1920 x 1080 - Mode: FullscreenDeviation246810Min: 0 / Avg: 0.12 / Max: 3

Notable Instruction Set Usage

Notable instruction set extensions supported by this test, based on an automatic analysis by the Phoronix Test Suite / OpenBenchmarking.org analytics engine.

Instruction Set
Support
Instructions Detected
SSE3 (SSE3)
Used by default on supported hardware.
 
HADDPS
Last automated analysis: 18 January 2022

This test profile binary relies on the shared libraries libm.so.6, libc.so.6.

Tested CPU Architectures

This benchmark has been successfully tested on the below mentioned architectures. The CPU architectures listed is where successful OpenBenchmarking.org 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
x86_64
(Many Processors)
Intel / AMD x86 32-bit
i686
(Many Processors)

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