New installer, official Rocket Lake and Windows 11 support, several important bugfixes
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- Official support for Rocket Lake & Windows 11
- New installer with a classic look using basic MSI functionality. It's also smaller in size and should be much more stable than the last one.
- Added the latest HWiNFO SDK to fix the Rocket Lake 4C/6C memory frequency bug
- Added OS detection for the latest Windows 10 and Windows Server version
- Added detection for upcoming CPU and platform releases
- Memory frequency and timings are no longer mandatory to produce a valid result file
- Improved score security by adding more result validation
- Improved executable obfuscation, error messages for result file creation errors.
- Fixed a bug where some benchmarks showed "HWiNFO error (reboot?)" when mandatory sensors where missing
- Fixed a bug where a skewed timer could result in a negative score/time
- Fixed a bug where some benchmarks were not visible in the result list after restarting the client (thanks to L0wpull from HWBOT)
- Fixed DIMM slot detection of EVGA Z590 DARK
- Fixed Rocket Lake timer detection warning in GPUPI. Important: GPUPI will show a 20 MHz HPET instead, which is actually using QPC with an appropriate factor for timestamps internally. It's a workaround to avoid the unsafe timer warnings and does not mean that you really have HPET enabled!
- Fixed HPET bug on legacy platforms (X58 and below) where time could not be measured for a longer period than up to 4 minutes (thanks to L0wpull from HWBOT)
- Fixed a bug that closed the launcher before displaying an error message
- Updated all tools to their latest versions: HWiNFO 7.07, CPU-Z 1.96.1, GPU-Z 2.41.0
Big thanks to ASRock, Nick Shih and Splav to implement and test the Rocket Lake support.
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