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i5-2500K overclocked from 3.3GHz to 4.6GHz, but the index remained at 7.5, lowest score in my rig. Other components scored 7.8-7.9. How fast does the CPU need to go to bump my CPU score up?
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Who cares about WEI ?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Blostorm;14378691 
Who cares about WEI ?

This.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Blostorm;14378691 
Who cares about WEI ?

This.
Although I still find myself raging at my 5.9 because of my HDD sometimes.
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who cares really....its not a benchmark lol

My RAM is my lowest for some reason its like at a 5.9 and everything else is in the high 7s but really I dont care because it performs excellent and better then what I was hoping for. But when trying to sell a PC on craigslist is the only time I will care about making a high Windows Experience score because for some reason that is the benchmark that most people look for lol
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WEI is terrible.
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Yes,WEI is not something to work towards improving on.You have your stable overclock and that is something you should be happy with.Forget WEI.

EDIT: I must say I almost detect a acceptance of overclocking from Intel,all since the current group of Sandy Bridge cpu's came out. I see this a quite a shift from their previous position.
Edited by PCCstudent - 7/28/11 at 8:45am
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It's one of those things that does not really reflect on the performance of your computer. Just the way it's structured.

Stuff like that, reviews from newegg, just stuff we don't really care about because it really doesn't mean anything at all.
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I can't even run WEI because I don't have WMP12 installed. Who cares?
Edited by Snakecharmed - 7/28/11 at 9:02am
    
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post #10 of 20
Guessing maybe there's a cap on 4 thread processors of 7.5.
There's a cap with less than 4GB of RAM of 5.9 in the RAM subtest.
Just run superpi at both speeds and you'll see a difference, WEI is crap. smile.gif

Edited as I found someone online with higher than 7.5 and a 4 thread CPU.
Edited by Mike-IRL - 7/28/11 at 9:25am
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