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The official Intel Pentium Gold competition - ambient thread.


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lo gents, 

just to announce that HWBot plans to host a Pentium Gold competition beginning of June, thanks to Intel.

General Rules

  • Participants from Enthusiast, Novice and Rookie  League only
  • Participants must use retail Intel Pentium Gold Processors.
  • All participants must use commercially available components and Software (Engineering Samples are not allowed).
  • Hardware sharing is not allowed.
  • All participants have to use the same platform for all 3 stages.
  • All submissions must include the official Intel Pentium Gold competition desktop wallpaper, available here:
  • All submissions must include a picture of the working overclocking setup  (MB, MEM, CPU cooler type clearly visible).
     
  • After the end of the competition, no more submissions or rectifications will be allowed.
  • We expect fair play from everyone. HWBOT and Intel reserve the right to remove results and/or participants who compete unfairly; The decision is final and will not be discussed afterwards; Examples of unacceptable behavior: Influence others’ submissions to profit your ranking, Deliberately make a mistake in the submissions process and ask later for change. Cheating on cooling method or Software hacking
  • HWBOT and Intel reserve the right to reject any entry.
  • HWBOT and Intel have the right to ask for video proof if needed.

Hardware

  • Must use commercially / retail available components. No ES samples.
  • Processor and Memory are cooled ONLY by Air, AIO or Water cooling.

Software

 

Stage 1: Cinebench R15 with BenchMate

  • Use CB R15 via BenchMate benchmarking tool ( https://benchmate.org )
  • Maximum CPU Frequency of 5006MHz
  • Screenshot with Intel Pentium Gold desktop wallpaper as background; CPU-Z 2.0.1 or newer tabs for Processor, Memory.
  • Include pictures of your overclocked setup
  • How to guide (click)

 

Stage 2: XTU 2.0

  • Maximum CPU Frequency of 5006MHz
  • Screenshot with Intel Pentium Gold desktop wallpaper as background; CPU-Z 2.0.1 or newer tabs for Processor, Memory.
  • Include pictures of your overclocked setup
  • How to guide (click)

 

Stage 3: Superpi 32M with BenchMate

  • Use Superpi 32M via BenchMate benchmarking tool ( https://benchmate.org )
  • Maximum CPU Frequency of 5006MHz
  • Screenshot with Intel Pentium Gold desktop wallpaper as background; CPU-Z 2.0.1 or newer tabs for Processor, Memory.
  • Include pictures of your overclocked setup
  • How to guide (click)

 

Final Notes

  • In case of a tie, Stage 3 score is the tie breaker.

 

Points per Stage

50-48-46-44-42-40-38-36-34-32-30-28-26-24-22-20-18-16-14-12-10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1

 

 

 

For more rules check out the EO sports page plz

This Ambient competition is only for Rookie, Novice and Enthusiast overclockers!

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