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What happened to my 3DMark score!?

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A little while back, I ran a fire-strike benchmark and scored a 10549 with my GPU OC'ed a bit http://www.3dmark.com/fs/695495 which was pretty good, well today I tried to take a spin and I scored in the 8000's with no settings changed, even after significant overclocking from both the CPU and the GPU I'm still not where I was at stock settings, I think that is telling me something is wrong. Does anyone know what is holding me back? What is going on here... Here is the new benchmark with CPU at over 1ghz faster than the original run through http://www.3dmark.com/fs/712480 yet physics score is significantly lower
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That is a weird one, was there any throttling going on or something with the higher clocked cpu? It's about the only thing I can think of that would affect the score like that.
    
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Subbed just out of curiosity. Maybe an unstable oc but I wouldnt know

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I have no idea, I don't think its unstable because the lower I go by .2ghz the score steadily decreases until stock which is incredibly low.
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My first instinct would be to either re-install 3DMark11, or try another benchmark program and compare those results to others. If its several programs that are spitting out bad results then yer.... its something more complex
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