Originally Posted by f1LL
Interesting Passmark results. at 4.6 I was getting ~1600 single and ~10k overall scores. Does your single threaded boost clock actually result in better frames in any games? I remember you saying you play WoW. I don't know if Blizzard improved the engine much in regards to thread utilisation but I'd imagine it is, like most MMOs, still very much dependant on one thread. Do you see more frames there than if you'd just clock all cores to 4.4 or something like that?
Well my GPU is crap - GTX 650 so right now the OC is not rly helping at all.
About WoW At medium settings i get CPU utilization spread on 4 cores and from Windows manager they look utilized equally.
Before latest expansion i was seeing 1 of the cores slightly above in utilization. IMO that should be the big thread for DX11 stuff while the game spreads it's process on 40+ threads and even thou 1 is big the others spread enough to make use of 4 cores nicely
Now with latest expansion it looks even better all 4 cores seem equally loaded. I'd have to get a new GPU in order to test if (and i should) get increased FPS with the OC on on heavy single threaded games.
That's the whole idea about my OC. I am OC-ing it not because i need the extra performance now but for when i get a better GPU that can actually get bottle-necked by the FX 8350 at some games.