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post #31 of 2331
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Updated the 3Dmak scores in OP...Snowsurfer is no 1

Edit: I installed the 169.09 driver and my scores are lower now. My cpu score is just under 2600 but I got 9600 this time

http://service.futuremark.com/result...eResultType=14
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post #32 of 2331
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Laptop is only $1199.99 @ bestbuy now

http://www.bestbuy.com/site/olspage....=1195599780039
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Maybe the strip setting for RAID 0 needs adjusted, which setting are you using? Your rig should stomp mine. I did lose 100pts switching from the stock driver to 169.09 but the games run much better. Noticed you beat me in every test except Firefly Forest, your score in that is unusually low in that test, plus my SM 2.0 score is higher.
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Maybe the strip setting for RAID 0 needs adjusted, which setting are you using? Your rig should stomp mine. I did lose 100pts switching from the stock driver to 169.09 but the games run much better. Noticed you beat me in every test except Firefly Forest, your score in that is unusually low in that test, plus my SM 2.0 score is higher.
Ye..It's mostly my SM 2 that's causing my low scores. I'm running a 64kb raid0 if that's what you are looking for.

I installed the 174 driver and now my SM 2 is better but my SM3 is way down Darn it
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Did you try the clock settings I was using, 620/920, if you get the time try them and see what score you get. Wonder if the 128 setting would be better than 64.
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Yeah man. Tried 620/920 for the last 4 runs on different drivers but none even breaks 9700. I guess it's all good for now.

I wonder since the gpu has reduced pixel pipelines or ristricted whatever you call it, if they can be unlocked. Just imagine a mobile gpu wih the same pixel pipelines as a desktop gpu
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post #37 of 2331
I'm so pissed, I have to wait till later this week to get the P-6831!!
By then its sure to be sold out at BB.
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im uneasy about getting this....Im seeling My asus a7t for 800 tommorow so then ill have around $2,300 but i already have a gaming computer so i duno if its worth the buy
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my specs are in sig. I love the lappy and am on it now, in class of course
This can do everything my desktop can, and is portable. All games except crysis will play 100% maxed. I get 8500 with stock clocks on my upgraded cpu/gpu combo. cpuuuz http://valid.x86-secret.com/show_oc.php?id=312705
    
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my specs are in sig. I love the lappy and am on it now, in class of course
This can do everything my desktop can, and is portable. All games except crysis will play 100% maxed. I get 8500 with stock clocks on my upgraded cpu/gpu combo. cpuuuz http://valid.x86-secret.com/show_oc.php?id=312705

Can you get all the drivers to work on Vista 64?

How does it run in 64bit compared to 32bit?
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