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Just curious because I see those with similar setups with 12k+ Marks, however I only peak at ~10k.

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Originally Posted by pn0yb0i View Post

Just curious because I see those with similar setups with 12k+ Marks, however I only peak at ~10k.
http://3dmark.com/3dm11/3227599

Seems perfectly fine to me smile.gif

The exact same system I have now, minus one of my cards was just barely under what you are getting now. So for two 470's, I think your performance score is phenomenal, and comparable to a single 7970 / 680 setup.

If your temps for both cards are still below 75c~ish, you can always try and OC a little more. But you are fine with where you are at now; specially for a single monitor setup.

Keep up the good work thumb.gif - Jessekin32
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I get 10.8K. Can probably get 11k if I tried.
getting 12k with a pair on gtx470's is no easy task. You pretty much need lga2011 platform overclocked to 5ghz and the cards OCed 900+ on the core.
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Looks nice....

This is what I get


But I have to wonder, it says you have your cpu clocked at 4.7 while mine is at 4.2..I am a noob at comparing results.. but what is the difference in cpu performance between our systems.... Overclock the 470s more if you can!!!

Good score none-the-less!!!!
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Looks nice....
This is what I get

But I have to wonder, it says you have your cpu clocked at 4.7 while mine is at 4.2..I am a noob at comparing results.. but what is the difference in cpu performance between our systems.... Overclock the 470s more if you can!!!
Good score none-the-less!!!!

Simple: You're using 1st gen i7 on lga1366, and he's using a 2nd gen i5 on lga1155. You'd be surprised at just how big of a difference the architecture makes.
Sandy-Bridge was, and still is a force to be reckoned with. smile.gif If it weren't for the bump in architecture performance, his scores would be even lower.

All that, and mostly you have Hyper Threading. i5's don't have Hyper Threading, and it will increase bench scores dramatically. smile.gif

Hopefully that answers your question. thumb.gif
Edited by Jessekin32 - 4/19/12 at 3:48am
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http://3dmark.com/3dm11/3227350;jsessionid=swbptb76foxgy4anl7kvsqny
Like I said I can probably get 11k if I work at it. This is only after a single run.
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Your score looks (almost, see below) exactly right for your rig and OC. I've run this test a hundred times with my setup which is identical to yours in GPU's. This is without any sort of optimizations like turning off Aero or killing processes or tweaking drivers from stock in any way.

Here's the comparison between yours and mine ... everything looks right for the most part:
http://3dmark.com/compare/3dm11/2597520/3dm11/3227599

Mine at 830c get around 11.2K GPU score, and a little over 10K overall. People who are getting 12K overall must have really, really fast procs, such that their scores on the Physics and Combined scores are higher than ours. That, or they're 'tweaking' the hell out of their rigs to get that score, probably cheating technically wink.gif

Different driver versions definitely affect this test in subtle ways too, sometimes new drivers come out and I lose 100 points or gain 100 points or whatnot.

The only thing that looks a tiny bit 'off' is your physics score. It seems like yours should be higher than mine, but I do have the HT so maybe it comes into play on that test ... or it could in theory be just a difference with the driver code as we're not comparing w/the same driver versions.
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