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Cheapest way to 17k 3dmark06?

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Can you guys give me some config options as to what would be the "cheapest" way to get to a 17,000+ 3dmark06 score?
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Erm....Your CPU cooled with Ultra 120 Extreme at around 3.6ghz and 8800 GTS SLI'd?
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2 OC 8800GTS and OC you 6400 it like 3.0GHZ
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by darkjediii View Post
Can you guys give me some config options as to what would be the "cheapest" way to get to a 17,000+ 3dmark06 score?
Look at the rigs here,
http://www.overclock.net/benchmarkin...chmarking.html
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6400@ 3.6ghz and 2 8800gts 640/gtx overclocked sli
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post #6 of 31
Not that it can't be done, but there are only 3 in the top 30, in the above link, that has scores of 17,000+ and none of them are with GTSes.
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post #7 of 31
i would like to get the number 1 guy to run the newest version of 3dmark instead of 3DMark2001 / SE Project Details to see his mark
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i would like to get the number 1 guy to run the newest version of 3dmark instead of 3DMark2001 / SE Project Details to see his mark
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post #9 of 31
Quote:
Originally Posted by Litlratt View Post
Not that it can't be done, but there are only 3 in the top 30, in the above link, that has scores of 17,000+ and none of them are with GTSes.
Thank you for pointing this out. And it looks like everyone that broke 16K has SLI'd GTX's and hugely overclocked 6600's or up for the most part.
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post #10 of 31
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looks like I'll need SLI'd GTX's for the job, and a OC'd 6600? everyone agree? what about cooling-wise? do I need to go watercooled or will air suffice for this build?
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