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I just popped the E6420 C2D in my new mobo replacing my P4 650. With a zalman 9500 it is idling at stock clocks/volts at 35C.

Well I just finished a run thru 3dMark06 and I can't believe me eyes!!

My system scored 9038
http://service.futuremark.com/orb/re...=0&UID=9606827

A major improvement over the P4 which scored 5890 yesterday. Compared to systems with similiar configuration I scored #1.

Now this is with the C2D stock, I wonder what a little tweaking could bring?
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look at my sig lol.
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You posted the wrong link, you need to get the compare URL.

Overclock that CPU and video card and you can probably reach 10K. I almost got 11K on mine.
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I'm going for 13k with mine.
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WOW. Mine was like 6k. I wonder why yours is so much better ... is the GTS 320 THAT MUCH better than a x1950XT?
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Originally Posted by CuriouslyHigh View Post
WOW. Mine was like 6k. I wonder why yours is so much better ... is the GTS 320 THAT MUCH better than a x1950XT?
Oh yeah.
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WOW. Mine was like 6k. I wonder why yours is so much better ... is the GTS 320 THAT MUCH better than a x1950XT?
Yes, it is
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Now that I have a few days on the system, the AS5 seems to have set in nicely. The first day it was idling @ 34, as I write this its sitting at 31C CPU, Core0 22C, Core1 22C (speedfan). With speedfan logging my temps, I ran some GRAW 1600x1200, all high settings, edge smoothing, and 8XAF and my CPU temp topped out at 36C.

The core2duo is an amazing processor and I couldn't be happier with its performance.
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Now that I have a few days on the system, the AS5 seems to have set in nicely. The first day it was idling @ 34, as I write this its sitting at 31C CPU, Core0 22C, Core1 22C (speedfan). With speedfan logging my temps, I ran some GRAW 1600x1200, all high settings, edge smoothing, and 8XAF and my CPU temp topped out at 36C.

The core2duo is an amazing processor and I couldn't be happier with its performance.
Clock that E6420 up and watch her take off like an F-15 Eagle!!!!
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WOW. Mine was like 6k. I wonder why yours is so much better ... is the GTS 320 THAT MUCH better than a x1950XT?
You get 6k on 3DMark06? Somethings not right because my system is getting 5436 with a X1900XT and a P4.. even with the low OC on my XT you should be way higher than mine with your card and C2D.
     
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