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gpu score looks normal, vantage may not be the best tool in this situation cause it loves cores and it shows.
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So are those scores alright? I don't think the cpu is bad? It lagged with the final cpu test, like it was skipping, definitely wasn't smooth. you can overclock the i5 2400 to 3.99ghz is what i have read and i did for a little while but i got scared and set it back to stock lol cos i heard its not good for the 2400 but i will be going ahead and doing that again shortly, after i run the 3dmark 11 cos vantage is the old one yeah? a lot of questions lol.
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3dmark 11 scores..


I dont know what these scores mean so is it likely a cpu bottleneck or no?
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The score is fine. hmmmmmm

Are these the numbers you are seeing?

http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/598
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Gpu looks normal, but the cpu score is super low compared to a oc'd 2500/3570k

If there was no stuttering in the graphic benchmark part, im going to lean more to the cpu then the 670.
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yeah, im running fine 90% of the time, its when it drops to 55- 59 fps that it will stutter, sometimes aiming in bf3 will cause it. I have overclocked the 670 by using precision x and simply going: power target 117%, gpu clock offset +119, and mem clock offset +375, thats the max stable i could get and its been stable for a long time now, i have reset to default and still the stuttering continues so i dont think its the overclock? i think its simply the way the 600 series were designed?
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Gpu looks normal, but the cpu score is super low compared to a oc'd 2500/3570k

If there was no stuttering in the graphic benchmark part, im going to lean more to the cpu then the 670.

yeah, no stuttering in the graphics, was only getting around 25 fps for the cpu part, is that really bad or should that be lower than the gpu?
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post #38 of 70
Are you playing 64 man servers? Super cpu intensive on those

Also, if there was no stutter on the graphic part of the bench. The card is most likely fine and your cpu is just holding everything back for Battlefield 3


Edit: Had 0 stutter on 64 man server on small map, when I had my i5 3570k and 680.
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yeah, 64 man servers, the new maps are the worst tho for the stuttering.
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Then yea your cpu is crippling you in BF3 if the new maps have more stuttering.

To slow to keep up with BF3 + 670. Instead of upgrading to a 7970 I would look for a cheap 2500k/3570k and a good after market cooler. Overclock to 4.0+ on it and you will have a much much better time in cpu stress games like BF3.
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