HWBOT PCMark7 Benchmark Validation Regulations

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HWBOT PCMark7 Benchmark Validation Regulations – HWBOT Content Site

HWBOT PCMark7 Benchmark Validation Regulations

Allowed benchmark versions
  • No version restriction
  • It is highly recommended to use the latest version and the latest Systeminfo
  • Key PCM7-ADV-2W9R9-4U6RJ-X43A9-J3RE5
Allowed operating systems
Default benchmark settingsPCMark Suite test
  • SystemInfo must be enabled
ScoreThe score is the score obtained after running the PCMark suite test
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 (Require CPU-Z 1.91 or newer version)
  • CPU-Z Memory tab (Require CPU-Z 1.91 or newer version)
  • GPU-Z Graphics Card tab
  • New 2020 scores: Full desktop screenshot required (no clipping)

With Key:

  • Benchmark window (details and score)

Without Key:

  • Benchmark window (view result on PCMark.com)
  • Web browser with link, score and run details visible
Verification linkVerification link required for Global Top 20
Example screenshot

Red: Mandatory Green: Optional

Additional notesThis page contains the benchmark result regulation specifications for PCMark7. 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.

  • Jan 09, 2020: Latest CPUZ to be used and full desktop screenshot
  • Sep 13, 2016: link
  • December 24, 2012: Clarify ramcaching allowed
  • May 15, 2008: Initial draw

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Christian Ney says:


Belgium leeghoofd says:

New 2020 scores: Require CPU-Z 1.91 or newer version

New 2020 scores: Full desktop screenshot required ( no clipping)

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