HWBOT 3DMark99 Max Benchmark Validation Regulations

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HWBOT 3DMark99 Max Benchmark Validation Regulations

Allowed benchmark versions
user: Futuremark
Allowed operating systems
Default benchmark settings800x600x16, 16-bit Z-Buffer, Triple Frame Buffer
ScoreThe score is obtained after running the two game tests.
Allowed optimisations
  • Disable unnecessary tests
  • LOD
Disallowed tweaks/cheats
  • Altering benchmark files or the rendering
  • Any software or human interaction altering the perceived speed of the benchmark program, tricking it to believe it ran faster
  • Lucid Virtu MVP
  • Mipmap
  • Change benchmark settings
Verification screenshot requirements
  • CPU-Z CPU tab (version 1.91 or newer)
  • CPU-Z Memory tab (version 1.91 or newer)
  • GPU-Z Graphics Card tab
  • Benchmark window
  • Benchmark score window
  • Benchmark subdetails window
  • Full verification screenshot
Example screenshot

Red: Mandatory Green: Optional

Additional notesThis page contains the benchmark result regulation specifications for 3DMark 99 Max. 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.


Christian Ney says:

Reserved for tweaks and tips.


- On Windows XP and newer, you need to run the app in compatibility mode for Windows 98/ME.

- You must disable V-Sync in the graphics drivers for best score.

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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