Urban Terror

Urban Terror is an open-source game that uses the ioquake3 engine. Urban Terror is a tactical first-person shooter supported on all major operating systems.

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

Project Site


Test Created

6 December 2010

Last Updated

27 February 2018

Test Maintainer

Michael Larabel 

Test Type


Average Install Time

49 Seconds

Average Run Time

3 Minutes, 51 Seconds

Test Dependencies

SDL 1.x


150k+ Downloads

Supported Platforms

Supported Architectures

x86 + x86_64

Public Result Uploads *Reported Test Completions **Reported Installs **Test Profile Page Views ***OpenBenchmarking.orgEventsUrban Terror Popularity Statisticspts/urbanterror2010.122011.052011.102012.032012.082013.012013.062013.112014.042014.092015.022015.072015.122016.052016.102017.032017.082018.012018.062018.112019.042019.092020.022020.072020.122021.052021.102022.032022.082023.012023.062023.112024.043K6K9K12K15K
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** 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 11 July 2024.
1920 x 108039.3%3840 x 216010.3%800 x 60018.7%1024 x 7689.3%1680 x 105022.4%Resolution Option PopularityOpenBenchmarking.org

Revision History

pts/urbanterror-1.3.0   [View Source]   Tue, 27 Feb 2018 19:58:01 GMT
Update against upstream 4.3.2.

pts/urbanterror-1.2.1   [View Source]   Thu, 18 Jul 2013 09:55:36 GMT
Add support for total frame time reporting on PTS 4.8.

pts/urbanterror-1.2.0   [View Source]   Fri, 05 Jul 2013 17:06:38 GMT
Update against upstream Urban Terror 4.2.0313 game.

pts/urbanterror-1.1.0   [View Source]   Mon, 06 Dec 2010 15:27:09 GMT
Initial import into OpenBenchmarking.org

Performance Metrics

Analyze Test Configuration:

Urban Terror 4.3.2

1920 x 1080

OpenBenchmarking.org metrics for this test profile configuration based on 62 public results since 27 February 2018 with the latest data as of 1 May 2021.

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

OpenBenchmarking.orgDistribution Of Public Results - 1920 x 108062 Results Range From 53 To 999 Frames Per Second5384115146177208239270301332363394425456487518549580611642673704735766797828859890921952983101448121620

Based on OpenBenchmarking.org data, the selected test / test configuration (Urban Terror 4.3.2 - 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: 1.39 / Max: 2

Based on public OpenBenchmarking.org results, the selected test / test configuration has an average standard deviation of 1%.

OpenBenchmarking.orgPercent, Fewer Is BetterAverage Deviation Between Runs1920 x 1080Deviation246810Min: 0 / Avg: 1.02 / Max: 3

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
(Many Processors)

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