HWBOT PerformanceTest Benchmark Validation Regulations

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HWBOT PerformanceTest Benchmark Validation Regulations

Allowed benchmark versions
Allowed operating systems
Default benchmark settingsPassMark Rating
ScoreThe score is the PassMark Rating obtained after running “all tests”
Allowed optimisations
  • Enabling/Disabling HyperThreading
  • LOD
  • Adjust priority and affinity
  • Specify disk drive for HDD subtests
  • Hardware ramdisk (eg: GIGABYTE i-Ram)
  • Ramcaching
Disallowed tweaks/cheats
  • Altering benchmark files or the rendering
  • Software ramdisk
  • MFT Software
  • Any software or human interaction altering the perceived speed of the benchmark program, tricking it to believe it ran faster
  • Lucid Virtu MVP
Verification screenshot requirements
  • CPU-Z CPU tab
  • CPU-Z Memory tab
  • GPU-Z Graphics Card tab
  • Benchmark window (details and score)
Example screenshot

Red: Mandatory Green: Optional

Additional notesThis page contains the benchmark result regulation specifications for PassMark PerformanceTest. The rules as described in our General Rules section are still applicable even if they are not specifically mentioned on this page.

It is your responsibility, and the responsibility of your team captain(s) that these rules are followed properly. Your submission may be blocked by HWBOT moderators without notice if your submission is in violation of one of these rules. Multiple infractions may lead to a warning, and eventually an account ban.

  • October 26, 2016: link

Christian Ney says:

Reserved for tweaks and tips

United States CjMitsuki says:

Since the latest version incorporates a DX12 test will this be updated to include W10 since W7 doesnt run DX12?

websmile says:

This will most likely depend on the system you use, skylake and newer Intel systems are not influenced yb the windows rtc bug which limits windows use to 7 or older.

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