Relic of Life

Graphics benchmark for raytracing capable systems


GPUScore: Relic of Life is a graphics benchmark that utilizes real-time raytracing. It is aimed for PC’s and laptops that have a raytracing capable graphics card. Relic of Life supports both DirectX 12 and Vulkan 1.2 graphics API’s. The content of Relic of Life represents the last chapter in the GPUScore storyline.

  • Supported graphics API’s: DirectX 12 and Vulkan 1.2
  • Rendering resolution: 2560 x 1440 
  • Maximum texture resolution: 4096 x 4096 
  • Texture compression: BC7

System Requirements

A PC or laptop with raytracing capable graphics card is required to run GPUScore: Relic of Life. The installed drivers need to have support for Vulkan raytracing or DXR. Relic of Life is available for Windows 10, Windows 11 and Linux systems that have an x86_64 CPU.

  • Graphics card with raytracing support
  • Graphics driver with DXR or Vulkan Raytracing support
  • Windows 10, Windows 11 or Linux operating system
  • Processor utilizing x86_64 architecture
  • 12 GB of RAM
  • 6 GB of video RAM


The results obtained by running the benchmark are uploaded to our Powerboard 4.0 online score board. There you can compare your results to other systems, and see where you rank. Uploading results is optional in the Corporate version of the product.


  • Raytraced Reflections, multiple bounces
  • Raytraced Global Illumination
  • Physically Based Rendering
  • Ground Truth Ambient Occlusion (GTAO)
  • Temporal Anti-Aliasing (TAA)
  • Volumetric Lighting
  • Bone and Vertex Animations


Relic of Life – Free

The Free version is intended for private use. It offers the possibility to test and evaluate raytracing and graphics performance of a system. Benchmark results are automatically submitted to our Powerboard 4.0 online score board.

Relic of Life – Corporate

The Corporate version is a fully-featured commercial version for companies. It does not force submission of results and has extensive configuration options. It also allows automation of tests. Please contact our sales for more information!

Feature  Free  Corporate 
Forced result submission Yes  No 
Custom configuration  Limited  Full
Test automation  No  Yes 
Internet connection required  Yes  No 

Recommendations and observations

  • Always run GPUScore: Relic of Life with administrator rights
  • At the end of the official benchmark run, it takes some time to submit the results and fetch the data
  • For installing Relic of Life 1.0.0 Flatpak on Debian distribution, Flathub repository needs to be added manually, as it is not included by default:
    flatpak remote-add --if-not-exists flathub
  • The Free version automatically submits scores from the Official benchmark to Powerboard 4.0 online score board.
  • In the Corporate version, the result submission to Powerboard 4.0 is optional.


For any problems or bugs you may encounter while running the benchmark, please contact us by filling this form.

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