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post #1 of 14
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hey all - so my 8800gts was delivered on Saturday and all i can say so far is yummi!!!!

couple of questions:
1. Why can't i get Call of Duty 2 to play? does anyone know how to fix this?
2. so far, with OC'ing the card, i can only get to a score of 8157 in 3dmark06, why? shouldn't i be able to go further?

thanks all for the help...
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post #2 of 14
Your score is about right if you had an AMD processor. Mine scores about 8something thousand..

Not sure how that E64 holds up.
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post #3 of 14
for your second question, you should be past 10k. is that score with your cpu overclocked?
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post #4 of 14
Jake, how on earth did you get 10k+ with an e4300 @ 2.58ghz? >.>


Anyway, you score seems a little low, but not completely crippled.. Did you change your NVIDIA settings in the NVIDIA control panel to "High Performance"? And I assume you're running this at 1280*1024.
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From his sig it says hes running it at 3.4. and a e6400
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post #6 of 14
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yeah - it is, my E6400 is at 3.4 OC'd...

any ideas??
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post #7 of 14
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yeah, i ran 3dmark06 on "EVERYTHING", 8-sample AA, Level 2, Anisotropic filtering at 16x, 1280x1024, the highest i could put everything...

is that right?
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post #8 of 14
Are you running the latest drivers or did you just get the ones off the disk?
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post #9 of 14
uhm, with 1.31 vcore. lmao. i did it in 1024x768 and i also had my card overclocked.
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post #10 of 14
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Originally Posted by douglash View Post
yeah, i ran 3dmark06 on "EVERYTHING", 8-sample AA, Level 2, Anisotropic filtering at 16x, 1280x1024, the highest i could put everything...

is that right?
Ok no lol. You want all default settings. (AF off, no AA)

The highest "EVERYTHING" would be High Quality.

When referring to High Performance, we are talking in terms of fps. (Lowering your settings)

You want to stick with 1280*1024 though.
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