Sanctuary Benchmark

Current version: 2.3 (2010-05-25)


Sanctuary Benchmark is a first GPU benchmark based on advanced Unigine™ engine from Unigine Corp., original version was released in 2007.

A gothic chapel with sorrowful statues stand in solemn stillness lit by the trembling light of torches. Only few rays of sun coming through the stained glass windows slide over the biblical fresco and ominous creatures carved in cold stone.


  • Support of DirectX 9, DirectX 10 and OpenGL
  • 5 dynamic lights
  • HDR rendering
  • Parallax occlusion mapping
  • Ambient occlusion mapping
  • Translucence
  • Volumetric light and fog
  • Particle systems
  • Postprocessing
  • Interactive experience with fly-through mode
  • Stereo 3D modes:
    • Anaglyph
    • Separate images
    • 3D Vision
    • iZ3D

Changes in version 2.3

  • Added support of 3D Vision
  • Several performance optimizations

System Requirements

Graphics card: ATI Radeon HD 2xxx and higher or NVIDIA GeForce 7xxx and higher.

Operating system: MS Windows (XP / Vista / 7) or Linux

Installed OpenAL library (included into Windows installer), .NET framework 2.0 (Windows version only, optional), latest stable video drivers.


This product is distributed completely free of charge.

MS Windows version (30 Mb):

Linux version (29 Mb):

Known Issues

Crash on Creative SB X-Fi cards

Please switch your sound card in gaming mode to get correct work with OpenAL library.

Technical Support

Feel free to contact our technical support service if there are any questions: