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Hey all,
After my PC carked it (it was the CPU, methinks), I decided it was high time for an upgrade. So I went to my local PC store and picked up a 3570K and an ASUS P8Z77-M PRO. After about 2 days of stuffing around with drivers and BF3 (DAMN YOU ONBOARD AUDIO *shakes fist angrily*), I present to you the results of my upgrade:
3DMark06:
- Before: http://3dmark.com/3dm06/16510194
- After: http://3dmark.com/3dm06/16645532

3DMark Vantage:
- Before: http://3dmark.com/3dmv/3937210
- After: http://3dmark.com/3dmv/4066575

HWBot Unigine Heaven DX11 Extreme preset:
- Before: http://hwbot.org/submission/2261964_bodenm_unigine_heaven___xtreme_preset_(dx11)_radeon_hd_6850_670.61_dx11_marks
- After: http://hwbot.org/submission/2281128_bodenm_unigine_heaven___xtreme_preset_(dx11)_radeon_hd_6850_712.27_dx11_marks

SuperPi:
- Before: http://i239.photobucket.com/albums/ff145/Bodman456/Benchmarking/SuperPi.png
- After: (will come tomorrow morning)

UCBench:
- Before: http://anrieff.net/ucbench/viewitem.php?id=3630
- After: http://anrieff.net/ucbench/viewitem.php?id=3631
Edited by BodenM - 5/6/12 at 5:38am
 
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Go buy aftermarket cooler and overclock now!
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I would, but my bank account's pretty limp after the $400 I spent on this, haha. Next month involves a H100 and some srs ghetto mods >biggrin.gif
 
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Quote:
Originally Posted by BodenM View Post

I would, but my bank account's pretty limp after the $400 I spent on this, haha. Next month involves a H100 and some srs ghetto mods >biggrin.gif
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I am jelly of your glass table mousepad
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You got a pretty good CPU boost out of that upgrade smile.gif
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You got a pretty good CPU boost out of that upgrade smile.gif
Indeed, mynold CPU was such a bottleneck that it stopped me from playing BF3 at more than 30fps (on low, at 1680x1050), now I can play on high at 1920x1080. Best $400 I've ever spent n_n
 
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