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hi guys... i have question :S
i have phenom II x4 925 3.5ghz
2x2 GB DDR2 A data 800mhz(CL6) ram (667mhz due overclocking cpu)
GTX 460 1gb sonic platinum

and i got 16135 score for GPU and 12003 for CPU
is there a bottleneck :S ?
    
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CPU or GPU scores shouldnt be identical. The scores are independent from eachother, so I dont see how it could be a bottleneck.

Nothing in your system should be bottlenecking anyways, except the RAM is a little slow.
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No there isn't,and your reasoning for assuming there is is incorrect.It's just a hardware test.You should set your ram at 667,and then start overclocking.It should be at around 800 or 850 at 3.5.
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it wont works on 333 :S blue screen :S
    
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Originally Posted by yuksel911;13757682 
it wont works on 333 :S blue screen :S

I have no idea what you're saying.
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Also 3d mark is mostly cpu bound and isn`t multi threaded at all afaik.
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Originally Posted by nukefission;13758033 
Also 3d mark is mostly cpu bound and isn`t multi threaded at all afaik.

Correct on the 1st one, but wrong on 2nd. My CPU score drops noticeably when I lock down 2 cores.
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Originally Posted by Devilmaypoop;13758041 
Correct on the 1st one, but wrong on 2nd. My CPU score drops noticeably when I lock down 2 cores.
my windows becomes unusable and I can`t listen to music or watch 1920x1080 If I lock down 4 or 5 cores (more so with 5 cores) tongue.gif

Could be background processes affecting your score headscratch.gif:
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Quote:
Originally Posted by nukefission;13772278 
Could be background processes affecting your score headscratch.gif:

Nope. I've ran it multiple times on both configurations(6c@3.3ghz and 4c@3.71ghz) and the 4 core one is always lower by almost a third.
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The gpu tests on performance setting are dual threaded.

The cpu tests will use any and all threads on modern processors. It will use all 12 threads of a 990x.

Your cpu is a bottleneck in 3dMark Vantage, for several reasons. It is low res, however your cpu only needs to send rendering information. Its also only using 50% of your cpus total power, however that can be said for a lot of games.

Either way I wouldn't worry about it, its only a few fps overall. If you're really concerned about it monitor your min fps and note your gpu usage. You should be able to get an idea of how many fps you're losing at the low end due to the cpu bottlenecking.
Edited by BallaTheFeared - 6/6/11 at 11:08am
    
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