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3dm06 is a multithreaded bench. You need a dual core CPU to see lots of points.
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I kinda hate benchmark software..

Every cpu is ment to handel things in a diffrent way and software like 3d mark doesn't take that into acount, which is stupid. But its one of the only tools that can be used to compair preformance.

anyways last I benched I got a cpu score of 1064 with a 3200+ @ 2.64ghz (stock 2.0ghz got a 650 cpu score)

I also benched on of my render nodes and got a cpu score of 2036 with a 2x 4400+ @ 2.5ghz (stock 2.2ghz got a 1620 cpu score)

so theres something to compair with.
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It does seem a little low..with my rig I score 4000+ consistently. Highest being 4500.
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It does seem a little low..with my rig I score 4000+ consistently. Highest being 4500.
Hence, the dual core CPU.
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Hence, the dual core CPU.


yeah all its doing is counting the frames it renders so having 2 cores is going to be a dramatic advantage. This is why all my render nodes have dual core and they are all connected to render frames faster.

Having a medium to high level dual core is always going to render frames faster than a quick single core. Thats one of the reasons 3d marks benches arn't fair
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Hence, the dual core CPU.
Oops, for some reason I thought he had an opty 165 as well. They're running rapid these days you know.
post #17 of 33
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Ok here is my concern.

These were 8 systems very similar to mine.

On paper, I beat the 6th and 7th guy hands down.

Even after a quite stable over clocking (2966cpu 600/850 7900 gs) heres the scores.

1.7758
2.6485
3.4945
6.4443 athlon 64/3700 7900gs/594/675
7.4402 athlon 64/3700 7900gs/578/796
8.ME-3975 athlon 64 fx-57 7900/gs/621/850

My harddrive is brand new. Its a new format, a new install (today) and theres nothing on it.

Im new to AMD (first amd processor) and I am pretty sure Im missing something.

Are the results on the futuremarks page fixed or something to put you in last place so you buy something?

Or is it my memory, running at ddr300 ,133mhz.. I havent had a chance to overclock the memory and its running at a pretty pathetic 133mhz.(also I put 4 sticks in and have recently heard that AMD doesnt like 4 sticks too much.)

Whats your verdict?
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Just something to add.

My cpu score was 1145.

sm2 1773 /sm3 1642.
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post #19 of 33
make sure its 200mhz and having 4x 512meg and not being able to run dual channel like that can be hurting you. You can try running 2x 512 in dual channel but its not going to be drastic.
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make sure its 200mhz and having 4x 512meg and not being able to run dual channel like that can be hurting you. You can try running 2x 512 in dual channel but its not going to be drastic.

I just got this amd MOBO. Not realy good at the oc'ing yet.

Any suggestions on the best way to get the mem to 200?
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