HWBOT Memory Frequency Benchmark Validation Regulations

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HWBOT Memory Frequency Benchmark Validation Regulations

Allowed benchmark versionsLatest official CPU-Z version
Allowed operating systems
  • All Windows based
ScoreThe score is the frequency displayed under “Memory (RAM)” on the validation page
Allowed optimisations
  • XOC=1 in cpuz.ini (Not allowed for some competitions because it removes SPD information)
Disallowed tweaks/cheats
  • Any software or human interaction altering the perceived speed of the benchmark program, tricking it to believe it ran faster
Verification screenshot requirementsNo screenshot is required
Verification link
Additional notes

This page contains the benchmark result regulation specifications for Memory Frequency. 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.

  • Sep 12, 2016: link
  • Sep 29, 2014: fix a couple of typing mistakes, allow all Windows based operating systems
  • May 19, 2008: screenshots no longer valid as verification method
  • May 15, 2008: initial draw
Submission tutorial

Christian Ney says:

Reserved for tweaks and tips

United States DavidLuke says:

CPU-Z shows half the actual speed of my DIMMS.Anyone have any tips on how to get the correct reading so I can submit my DDR3 1333MHZ or 1600MHZ to show at proper speeds instead of half?

Aleslammer says:

Half is what the submissions are based on.

United States DavidLuke says:

OK. Thank you.

Australia macsbeach98 says:

CPUz shows the correct frequency the ram is DDR (Double Data Rate) 2 signals are sent every clock cycle.

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