Today`s top benchmark scores.

Benchmark Hardware Frequency User Score Points
SuperPi - 32M Core i9 9900K 7358 MHz Alex@ro 4min 5sec 953ms 146.4 pts 8   2
GPUPI for CPU - 1B Core i7 7740X 6698.4 MHz gkmltd 3min 43sec 82ms 101.5 pts 0   2
XTU Core i9 9900K 6401 MHz Oldscarface 4478 marks 78.3 pts 0   1
3DMark - Fire Strike Ultra Titan RTX 2205/2028 MHz H2o vs. Ln2 10999 marks 77.5 pts 0   0
Cinebench - R15 Core i7 7740X 6700 MHz gkmltd 1482 cb 76.4 pts 0   1
3DMark - Fire Strike GeForce RTX 2080 Ti 1850/2056 MHz Oldscarface 36322 marks 67.9 pts 0   1
3DMark - Fire Strike Ultra GeForce RTX 2080 Ti 1850/2056 MHz Oldscarface 10360 marks 63.9 pts 0   1
Geekbench3 - Multi Core Core i9 9900K 6700 MHz Achill3uS 49648 points 58.7 pts 0   0
3DMark Vantage - Performance GeForce RTX 2080 Ti 1860/2069 MHz Oldscarface 124790 marks 57.0 pts 0   1
3DMark - Fire Strike Extreme Titan RTX 2190/2175 MHz H2o vs. Ln2 20695 marks 55.8 pts 0   0

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Today we find the GPU Flashback Archive delving into the not so distant past to focus on the NVIDIA 900 series of graphics cards, the first to use NVIDIA’s new Maxwell architecture which had already seen the light day in mobile GPU solutions, an indication of the direction that the company were taking at the time. Let’s take a look at the cards that were launched as part of the 900 Series, the improvements and changes that Maxwell brought and some of the more memorable scores that have been posted on HWBOT.

The first question one may well have regarding the NVIDIA 900 series is simple - what happened to the 800 series? To answer the question fully, you must first look at the direction that NVIDIA was moving at the time. A movement to expand its product offerings in order to compete in the quickly expanding mobile SoC market. The suddenly ubiquity of Android-based smartphones around the globe was fuelled in part by the development of mobile SoCs from Qualcomm, Samsung, Mediatek, Marvell, Allwinner and others. The traditional feature phone was quickly being replaced by smartphones that now required improved multi-core CPU performance, HD display support and, importantly from NVIDIA’s perspective, decent enough graphics processing to actually play 3D games. Intel and NVIDIA were two companies with plenty of R&D and marketing budget who sought to enter a new market to help bolster revenues during an inevitable slow down of desktop PC sales, a traditional cash cow for both.


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HWBOT Revision 8 will go live Saturday 26th jan

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The 8th revision of HWBOT is currently doing a test run on UAT and will go live this Saturday. Thanks all from the crew and community for useful feedback during the development of this new revision!


Timelines:

  • 26th March: rev8.0, as described here
  • 9th feb: rev8.1, leagues reworked
  • end of March: rev8.2 , other suggestions of Cautilus implemented made here

HWBOT revision 8 - vote on how many submissions count towards your career and season points

As revision 8 of the HWBOT rankings are being finalized, please take some time to leave feedback on how many of your submissions you want to have impact on your yearly seasonal ranking, and all time career ranking. Too many and grinding rankings will be needed, too few and there is no distinction between members having a lot of records and those with just a few.


Vote here!

HWBOT Prime 1.0.1 released

HWBOT Prime has been given a long overdue update today. Fetch version 1.0.1 while it's hot here.


Noticable changes:

  1. clock adjustment cheat detection
  2. compatible with Java 8, 9, 10, 11 without tweaks. Java 7 and lower support has been dropped.
  3. support for a "stability test", aka HWBOT Prime 30min, which searches for the highest prime number in 30 minutes. The highest found after 30 minutes is your benchmark score.


Update 1.0.1:

  1. remove dependency of javasysmon library as many windows machines seem to have problems with it.

Benchmarks applicable for points in 2019 - Poll

As 2019 is coming near, we are currently holding a poll over at the forums to see which benchmarks should still be applicable for points in 2019 and which not. The consensus is less benchmarks should have global points, but which exactly do you want to see removed or added? Cast your vote in the forums!


Links:

CPU Benchmarks

CPU hardware points

GPU global points

GPU hardware points

OCN Freezer' Burn Overclocking Competition running until jan 31st

Head over to overclock.net if you want to participate in the annual Freezer’ Burn overclocking competition. 2400$ in prizes, very active community, split ambient and extreme cooling stages, they've got it all!

This competition was designed with the goal that everyone can participate and be competitive. Whether you are an experienced subzero overclocker or just starting and this is all new, you can learn and participate in a fair and even environment. There are separate categories for ambient cooled and extreme cooled computers. You will only be allowed to participate in one category, but you an change categories at any time. We learned alot from the last Freezer’ Burn competition and we decided to make one very fundamental change for this competition. The biggest and most important change is that we will not limit the CPU or core count in this competition. Simply put, we will allow every CPU ever made in this competition. You might be saying to yourself, hey that's not fair since I only have a 4 core CPU and others might have 32 core CPU’s. Well, we have an interesting solution to this problem, which will be described below in the 2D section. To take things a step further, we are only choosing 3D benchmark programs were the CPU does not influence the score. No matter what CPU you have, you can compete in a fair environment!