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What's a good kombustor score?

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I just built my sig rig and am in the process of doing some initial tests before OCing anything. I just ran MSI Kombustor and was just wondering what a good score is...? They give you a lot of scores, which ones should I be looking at? Thanks in advance
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Use 3dmark 11 and 3dmark vantage, maybe some heaven benchmark. Kombustor doesn't mean much.

3DMark will help you better see difference per OC increase well.

For reference, My 580 does only 6500 points at stock on Kombustor normal preset. You can see what that SB does versus my AMD xD
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My score on the normal preset was 6590 so we are pretty close. I ran it directly after running the Extreme test and I saw my temps max at about 81. When should I start to concern myself with temps? And if they rose, consistently, a couple of degrees every minute of testing, how am supposed to play BF3 for hours when it is released?!

I will run 3d mark and share results
Edited by unfbilly11 - 7/22/11 at 6:50pm
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Games won't push it as hard as Kombustor extreme burn in. Just find the right fan speed % for you. Personally im a heat freak I like my GPU cold as possible but honestly you can have that thing at 85c for years and not have a problem.
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