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CD, would you mind running the a bench with 1 card, then 2 cards in CF and see what the difference is. For my curiosity, I would appreciate it.
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CD, would you mind running the a bench with 1 card, then 2 cards in CF and see what the difference is. For my curiosity, I would appreciate it.
But of course. But first my latest try at 16K

http://service.futuremark.com/orb/re...0&UID=10128985

A slight increase from the OC. A bit afraid to push them too hard as I do not really know the safe limits...
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http://service.futuremark.com/orb/re...0&UID=10129092
Single card at stock GPU/MEM = 11652

http://service.futuremark.com/orb/re...0&UID=10129147
Dual card CF same settigs = 15531
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I want to personally thank the hated Mr Bungle for pointing out the obvious that my low FSB is not making for good performance. Taking note also of Knitelife's advice to another memeber about settings for a nice OC on air with a wuad I simply went to a 8 x 4040 setting changing nothing but the RAM divider to run the G Skill at 1010

Apparently RAM speed is not as big a factor ans FSB for 3DMark06 as this produced my highest score yet.

I would say that rather take a chance of destroying some very expensive hardware overclcoking the core and memory, it would be better to tune the rig as a whole for optimal runs...I will play at that and see if I can break 16K w/o clocking the cards.

http://service.futuremark.com/orb/re...0&UID=10129254

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FSB was the ticket for sure--with stock clock on the GPUs I managed to pull off my aim for the night.

I also found it humorous that in the Orb analyzer my system is the only one of it's type--so there is insufficient data to compare it lol.

"There can be only one!"

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Nice numbers CD.
You are getting the hang of that Quad core as well.
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It helps to have someone already blaze the trail and I thank you for that

Not sure just how much this Quad has left...but I will try another FSB bump and see.
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Stock GPU--I am not having real consistent results with Riva Tuner.
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So 2 512 cards in CF give better performance than 1 1gb card and are also cheaper, wow
    
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I don't get it. Sarcasm doesn't translate clearly in text..care to clarify your statement.
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