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hey i made 2 or 3 HWbot subs before.. now got a job got some money to oc with haha

ok so atm i have a e7400 that i can get to 4.2ghz ( need to learn to oc better, proably go further. but yeah thats stable, well pretty stable anyway )


8400gs can get to
900 core 420mem 2200shader <- oced
567 core 266mem 1400shader <- stock

then i hit the evga precision limit ( or close to it anyway lol like 10mhz core.. maby 20 )

but with river tuner or something i can go further.. think i need to cool it down a bit more somehow though :/ lol

anyways yeah how can i get the most out of this poor little card. because all the benchies i run are like half the points of someone elese.... and their clocks are half mine >.< \\


also gonna hopfully order my new 2600k in a 3 or 4 days lol wont be oced for anothe week though when get new cooler. but yeah would that help? does it help having more cores and 4.5ghz+?
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A 32nm chip at high clock speed will help plenty. What type of cooling at you using? With some sub zero cooling and perhaps some volt mods you should be able to get some good scores.
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A 32nm chip at high clock speed will help plenty. What type of cooling at you using? With some sub zero cooling and perhaps some volt mods you should be able to get some good scores.
atm stock cooler with a few high rpm fans on it
yeah it is vmodded lol runs very hot >.< at like 1.5v ( stock around 1.2 )


but still people without vmods ect can do better scores... less clocks? o.O
    
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High clocked cpu will help in all benches.
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High clocked cpu will help in all benches.
anything i can do untill then though :/

as i said i could proably get 4.5ish out of this e7400..
not sure about my q6600.. havnt put it in and given it a try.

guess just wait untill get my new build.... dam... :/ tobad their isnt gpu only benchies like the cpu only ones
    
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anything i can do untill then though :/

as i said i could proably get 4.5ish out of this e7400..
not sure about my q6600.. havnt put it in and given it a try.

guess just wait untill get my new build.... dam... :/ tobad their isnt gpu only benchies like the cpu only ones
Try and run 3DMark 03, it's not very CPU dependent at all so you should be able to score well in it.
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If you have a spare cpu cooler, like your mega, you can ghetto rig it to your gpu for better temps



Rigged this old ocz pos to a xfx 7600gt.....helped a lot....or you can go sub-z
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Most benchmarks are going to vary wildly between CPUs and unfortunately, there isn't really anything a Core2Duo or Core2Quad can compete in anymore, short of a 5.5GHz+ E8600 in 3DMark 2001.
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Try and run 3DMark 03, it's not very CPU dependent at all so you should be able to score well in it.
Thanks ill gice it ago

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If you have a spare cpu cooler, like your mega, you can ghetto rig it to your gpu for better temps



Rigged this old ocz pos to a xfx 7600gt.....helped a lot....or you can go sub-z
Haha thats nice think i got something here that might work

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Most benchmarks are going to vary wildly between CPUs and unfortunately, there isn't really anything a Core2Duo or Core2Quad can compete in anymore, short of a 5.5GHz+ E8600 in 3DMark 2001.
Mmm :/ that sucks lol shuld have a 2600k sometime next week
Would that help? Oced hopfully past 4.5
    
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2600K will make everything except Vantage epic. In Vantage you'll lose to Gulftown.
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