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post #11 of 57
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Alright, explain to me how a single core AMD Athlon processor is knocking down times of 26 seconds and I have a dual core 4200+ processor only getting a time of 36.547 seconds for 1M. Dual core is always going to be faster, right?
    
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i think he means 500,000=12 secs and it doesnt matter how many cores you have superPi is only single threaded
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Originally Posted by Nevaziah View Post
That's disastrous!! with my old X2 3800+ at the same speed I got around 12 seconds!!!

EDIT: something smells fishy...

Try looking at those numbers again.....



If you show a screen shot of that, I might believe you but other than that, I would say that your all full of holes.....
    
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and it doesnt matter how many cores you have superPi is only single threaded
Hah whoops! I forgot about that.
Anyway I am getting same numbers as you - and mines technically a P4 @ 3.7
    
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Dual core is always going to be faster
- yes

SuperPi loves tight RAM timings, the tighter the better. You probably dont 'tune' your test first either, causing for your weak times.

For better times, you can; get rid of all unneeded programs running in the background, like printer programs, anti-virus, firewall etc. Turn the 'priority' on SuperPi to "realtime". Those two things right there will drop your times considerably if you haven't already done them.
*You can also run it in safemode at realtime priority, for a little extra boost.
post #16 of 57
I cant get my Opty under 28 seconds but my ram is holding me back I have to go to 2.5-2-2-6 at anything over 250fsb...
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I did the "TUNE" before I retested and got 16.00 seconds for 512,000 and 36.484 seconds for 1M.
    
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post #18 of 57
try tightening your timings as amds and superpi love tight timings
post #19 of 57
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Originally Posted by CL3P20 View Post
13sec or better is good for Intel. Under 25sec for AMD is good.

Here is before's best with a FX to give you an idea.
Thats also a bit extreem... cascade cooling??? How many people run that 24/7... The times are not great, however they can be better. Tighter memory timings, higher overclock will help boost that time.
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The times are not great, however they can be better. Tighter memory timings, higher overclock will help boost that time.
That IS the highest recorded time set by an AMD on this site! That should be best case scenario. Your gonna tell before, that he can do better huh? ROFL. I merely put that time out there to show what AMD users could be aiming for realistically. They should also know, without being told, that before is one of the craziest OC'ers there is, and that their anemic rig, will never compare to his.
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