Windows 8 overclock-related RTC bug isolated and fixed

By Scorpus
Aug 26, 2013
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  1. Last week, a bug was discovered in Windows 8 that affects the real-time clock while overclocking, causing inaccurate benchmark results. This discovery prompted popular overclocking leaderboards site HWBOT to ban Windows 8 results from both Intel and AMD systems, as...

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  2. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TS Guardian Fighter Posts: 8,430   +2,822

    If the clock can be fixed with a command from command-line prompt, why can the benchmarking tool not be programmed to sense the state of the setting that was changed?
  3. Jad Chaar

    Jad Chaar TS Evangelist Posts: 6,477   +965

    Yeah, I dont get why not...
  4. misor

    misor TS Evangelist Posts: 1,157   +195

  5. bmaytum

    bmaytum TS Member Posts: 44

    "Importantly, the bug can be fixed through a simple command line prompt."
    So, please provide the command-line instruction - I'd like to check (or reset) RTC setting if needed, on my PC.
  6. bmaytum

    bmaytum TS Member Posts: 44

    D0h -Never mind, the CL instruction *is* stated in the linked Ocaholic article.

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