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post #1811 of 7890
Bumping my Uncore to x2 made a huge perf jump. from 50 to 75Gflops
post #1812 of 7890
what about FS physics, is getting over 15k good or just average? I am at 15.6k now, but thinking of pushing a little more.


Edit: NM i see there is a FS score on the primary page of this thread, its 400mhz higher and about 1k more. Not sure what that means in terms of clockspeed over performance. Im guessing its about right on avg at these clocks.
Edited by DividebyZERO - 10/14/14 at 9:13pm
post #1813 of 7890
been lurking around here look at these bench and they look impressive, i wonder if it would benefit me to change from a 970 to one of these for better overclocking due to lower watt/heat output. Might hold me back from picking up a haswell until new chip come out that are 30%+ increase
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What is your current overclock?

EDIT: ah, just checked, 4.2GHz with an i7 970. Well depending what volts you're at it may or may not be a good decision. My X5660 on an Asrock X58 Extreme will do 4.26 @ 1.29v. It booted up and I got a screen shot of 4.6GHz @ 1.36v but it was totally unstable. I've since then put it at default settings. Currently I have my i7 970 at 4GHz at 1.27v (multimeter) So as you can see these chips generally do the same speeds around the same vcore. If you want to punish a chip and find out go for an X5650. Everyone seems to hammering them.
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It's funny, I considered upping my bios to a more updated tom...

Then my sixth sense said..... Don't fix what's not broke. But a part of me wants to update my rooms.... Maybe USB 3.0 would finally work...

Sigh I don't think I should mess with anything thoughts?
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Bumping my Uncore to x2 made a huge perf jump. from 50 to 75Gflops

Yup, the Uncore can make a substantial impact. My Cinebench 11.5 scores went up 6-8 points
     
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Uncore I thought was suppose to be 2 x your memory speed. Is this what you mean?
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Bumping my Uncore to x2 made a huge perf jump. from 50 to 75Gflops
Mine has no performance increase over x1.8, so I leave it at that. Only a voltage bump increases my Gflops. At 1.8 uncore and 1.3v I get 76 Gflops, and at 1.35v I get 81 gflops while still using 1.8 uncore. But if I raise my uncore to x2 I still get the same 81 gflops. I backed mine off of x2 and 1.35v down to 1.8x and 1.3v and lost 5 gflops, but I did so for safety reasons and concerns of my IMC health. Surely 76 gflops is enough for me. lol
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@ Kana-Maru

Hello,

I recently bought a Xeon 5660 after I discovered your thread.To upgrade my Rampage III Extreme.
Right now the CPU is running at 4.51 Ghz with a Vcore of 1.375.
I have a really good custom made Water Colling for my System.
But sadly I cant achieve more Ghz.
So my Question is : Could you please post your BIOS Settings for 4.8 Ghz and 5 Ghz??


Best Regards Jag
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Testing my i7 970. What tools are the best? I have P95v285, Memtest HCI, IBT 2.54. Are these the best versions?
     
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