[NEW] A copy of the screenshot integrated into scorefile is stored in installation folder.
[FIX] Crash when opening 'Compare Online' without Internet connection.
[FIX] Default screenshot format is PNG 50% as JPG is not working under Windows XP.
[UPD] Increased range of screenshot quality from 30-100 to 0-100.
[UPD] System Info Library updated to v1.10, with the following changes:
--New Drivers: Cat 13.12 WHQL/WU
[FIX] Log files were not written to disk.
[NEW] Added support for Window Themes.
[NEW] Added 'Compare Online' feature.
[NEW] Added settings for Screenshot format (PNG/JPG) and quality (30 to 100), to prevent huge scorefiles.
[UPD] GUI adjusments for 125% DPI.
[UPD] Qt Framework updated from 5.1.1 to 5.2.
[UPD] Settings are saved each time they are changed rather than waiting to press START.
[UPD] System Info Library updated to v1.09, with the following changes:
--Added detection for AVEXIR Core 2400, Team Xtreme Vulcan 1600
--New GPUs: GMA X4500, GMA 4500MHD, GMA 4500, GMA 500 Mobile, GMA 900 Mobile, GMA 900, MARS II
--Updated GPU-Z to v0.7.5
[FIX] Menus 'Forums' and 'Clear Aq3 Logs' now work.
[UPD] Minor GUI changes and fixes.
[UPD] Separated benchmark specific code from GUI code and further optimized for speed and memory usage.
[UPD] Certains brands are renamed when saving the scorefile to match with HWBOT's database.
[UPD] System Info Library updated to v1.08, with the following changes:
--Improved detection of RAM Vendor & P/N
--New Drivers: Cat13.11 WHQ/Beta9.4/Beta9.5
--New GPUs: MSI 7970 Reference / TwinFrozrIII / Lightning
--Improved CPU Socket detection
--New SKUs: Toshiba Satellite P755-11T, HP Envy 6-1076ez
--Renamed CardExpert Technology to Gainward, BFT Tech to BFG, Palit Microsystems to Palit
[FIX] LOD did not work on all systems.
[FIX] Video Card icon did not display properly..
[FIX] Windows XP '0 score' and AUTO mode.
[NEW] Changed the installer from AHK to NSIS in order to avoid false positives from AV software.
[NEW] Added menus.
[NEW] Added shortcuts: F7 (Save to Desktop) and Ctrl+S (Start Benchmark).
[UPD] Additional security checks (Thanks BarboNet)
[UPD] Code cleanup and optimizing.
[UPD] System Info Library updated to v1.07, with the following changes:
--Sony Corporation is renamed to SONY
--Empty RAM slots are skipped when reading RAM P/N, Cfg Speed, Rated Speed
--Improved RAM Vendor codes list
--EDO DIMM was renamed to EDO
--OS ServicePack detection routine disabled on W8/8.1
--Some strings will be trimmed under VMWare Player and VirtualPC/XPMode
--New video cards: HD5970
*Startup is slowed down by dxdiag.
*WinXP: benchmark doesn't go full screen and is Not Responding if a Windows Explorer window is opened.
*WinXP: GFX driver detection fails
[FIX] Missing dll libraries from installer package.
[FIX] Some icons were not displayed on NVIDIA systems.
[FIX] Registry setting background did not work properly.
[REM] Default background 'circuits' was removed to keep a cleaner look and smaller exe size.
[UPD] If LODAdj is not found, it will assume it is not an ATI/AMD card.
[UPD] System Info Library updated to v1.06, with the following changes:
--Code cleanup and fixing that prevented the application from running on some systems were expected information was missing.
--Empty RAM slots are skipped when reading Vendor name.
--Detection mechanism of NVIDIA Display INF file changed
--New BIOS Vendors: Phoenix, Award, InsydeH2O
--Detection of DirectX version
--Detection of GFX used output ports (VGA/DVI/HDMI etc.)
--New Drivers: Cat13.11 B9.2
--Completed Radeon R9 series.
*Startup is slowed down by dxdiag.
[NEW] Complete rewrite in Qt5/C++
[NEW] 'About' page with proper credits and a changelog.
[UPD] Settings now include a couple more features that were previously unavailable or not user changeable.
[UPD] System Info Library updated to v1.05, with the following changes:
--Got rid of WMI dependency
--Ram Information: vendor, module count, rated/configured speeds, p/n, total capacity, maximum capacity
--Processor Information: vendor, name, family, freq, bus, count, active threads, socket/package, max freq
--Bios Information: version, revision, build date, firmware revision, vendor
--Motherboard Informaion: vendor, name (based on sku for notebooks), revision, s/n, socket count
--Hewlett-Packard Portable SKUs countrification
--New SKUs: HP Folio 13-1050ez, HP ProBook 430 G1, HP Spectre XP Pro (various), HP ProBook 4340s, HP ProBook 4740s (various), HP Envy d7 (various), HP Envy 17 (various), HP EliteBook 8770 (various)
--New CPUs: QX9770, i7 995X, i7 ###QM, FX-9590 ES
--New RAM vendors: Walton Chaintech, Ramaxel, G.Skill, KINGMAX, Princeton, GeIL, Nanya, Crucial, Patriot, Qimonda, Swissbit, Corsair, Elpida, TeamGroup, OCZ, A-DATA, Kingston, Itec Memory, WINTEC, Super PC Memory, GoldenRAM, DATARAM, Smart Modular, Transcend, Micron, Mosel Vitelic, Samsung, Infineon, NEC, AMD, Xerox, Apple, HP, SK Hynix, Mushkin, ASint, Winbond.
--New GPUs: Radeon R7 Series, Radeon R9 Series
--New Drivers: Cat13.2/13.3 BETA detection fix, Cat13.9 WHQL, Cat13.10 B2, Cat13.11 B1/3/6/7, All NVIDIA drivers (generic), couple Intel GMA/HD/Iris from branches 6/8/9.
[UPD] Main GUI will no longer display CPU speed.
[UPD] System Info Library updated to v1.04, with the following changes:
--Detection for Catalyst 13.10 BETA
[FIX] Temporarily removed detected CPU frequency from scorefile, to avoid website parsing error.
[UPD] Application versioning will include smaller increments for SI library updates.
[UPD] System Info Library updated to v1.02, with the following changes:
--Extensive Subvendor list for VGA
--Can read VRAM quantity
--Added couple more ATI/AMD cards (mostly HD7/8 series)
--Intel BIOS versions are shortened to display only relevant info
--Fixed code errors that prevented race conditions to work
--Can display ATI/AMD driver friendly name and differentiate BETA versions
(GPU-Z can't tell if it's beta or WHQL) from 11.11 up to 13.8B2
[FIX] Improved security.
[FIX] Logo's alpha channel didn't work on older cards displaying a black background.
[FIX] Save and Open CPUZ/GPUZ buttons will not be shown if benchmark was aborted.
[ADD] Basic system info displayed into main window. (WMI service must be ON).
[ADD] User can select benchmark settings between Manual and Auto. Use manual for old cards/IGP.
[ADD] Multiple cores affinity (artificially limited up to 8 threads for now).
[ADD] Norwegian translation (Thanks Maximous)
[UPD] GUI Redesigned to allow more information and future skins.
[UPD] Installer will let you install on 98/ME but there is no guarantee it will work.
[UPD] Improved translations in RO/IT/FR (Thanks Christian Ney)
[REM] VC Redis will no longer be installed on 6.x systems as it's not needed.
[REM] Removed 'Submit online' button until it works better.
[FIX] Score was not saved on some stripped Windows XP systems.
[FIX] Error Exception if WMI is not enabled on your system.
[UPD] Installer contains the VC++ 2008 v9.0 x86/x64 redis.
[ADD] You can now select 'All Cores' for process affinity.
[ADD] F1 hotkey for a quick Debug Message.
[ADD] F7 hotkey for a quicksave on desktop. It will not check for CPUZ/GPUZ!
[UPD] Changed icon to original Aquamark green icon.
[UPD] Updated RO translation.
[REM] Results are saved directly on desktop instead of 'Aquamark Results' folder.
[FIX] Datafile was not saved if the videocard name contained illegal character (Thanks mtech)
[UPD] Completed Persian/Farsi translation (Thanks Olesius)
[FIX] Memory Tab was not opened in CPU-Z OC version. (Thanks topdog)
[ADD] Partial Persian/Farsi translation. (Thanks Olesius)
[ADD] Hover mouse icon for HWBOT logo.
[UPD] TRISCORE is displayed using a bigger font size.
[FIX] Button 'STEP1' is not shown if benchmark was aborted using ESC key.
[FIX] Main GUI did not load after benchmark closed.
[REM] Removed the 'Check for updates' button because feature is not implemented yet.
[FIX] Stuck in a loop when trying to detect CPUZ.
[FIX] Uninstaller deletes registry keys left in Wow6432Node.
[ADD] Pressing ESC during benchmark will quit instead of abort.
[FIX] STEP1 button no longer worked if there was an error in CPUZ detection.
[FIX] When manually browsing for GPUZ the filter is *.exe instead of gpuz.exe
[ADD] Spanish Translation (Thanks Sweet)
[UPD] Improved startup dialog.
[UPD] Can detect custom CPUZ versions (ROG/G1/OC)
[FIX] On Windows 7 with Classic Theme applied the screen couldn't be captured for SS.
[FIX] Duplicate score files are renamed instead of being overwritten.
[FIX] The main GUI no longer starts with its titlebar underneath Windows taskbar.
[FIX] Smarter window arrangement.
[FIX] Minor GUI changes to improve i18n for both Wrapper and installer.
[FIX] Wrapper will check if aquamark executable exists before trying to open it.
[UPD] Exception Catch for the 'Submit' button and Logo click.
[UPD] Romanian translation updated.
[ADD] Dutch translation (Thanks Massman)
[ADD] Will check for local CPU-Z/GPU-Z.
[REM] CPU-Z and GPU-Z are no longer bundled with the wrapper installer.
[REM] CPU-Z is no longer used to read CPU/RAM/Motherboard info due licensing issues.
[REM] Keyboard/Mouse input is no longer blocked during STEP1.
[FIX] Score swap fixed.
[FIX] Installer is a little more compact.
[ADD] Italian Translation (Thanks Christian Ney).
[ADD] German Translation (Thanks der8auer).
[UPD] New logo and minor GUI changes.
[UPD] aquamark.exe renamed to aquamark3.exe to avoid graphic driver app specific tweaks.
[FIX] Added a new HWBOT logo as Massman suggested.
[FIX] Save/Submit buttons only appear after pressing the previous button(s) to avoid empty scores.
[UPD] i18n support based on Windows language. User can't manually change it.
[FIX] Fixed the archiving process.
[FIX] Improved Win 8 support.
[FIX] Minor GUI fixes
[UPD] Supresses GPU-Z "Install" option automatically
[UPD] Uninstaller selfdeletes
[UPD] Removed the HASH check of the 2 dll's
[UPD] Inputbox sets default affinity to last core