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post #1 of 10
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Hey guys. just benched my new system in my sig.
and only came back with a score of 10500 on 3mark 06!!! i was expecting more from stock really dont have much time at moment cos my g/f is visiting for the states but when she goes back ill look into it with a bit more depth.

also how do i get a break down of the score. i have a feeling that my problem lies with the slower clocked cpu nothing else cos the card seems to a be a screamer.

any help would be great. once the g/f goes home i intend to go for 3.6 with this chip ha. should be doable from what i have seen. any help would be great ty.
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post #2 of 10
yea it probably is the CPU but im not sure. Make sure the PCI slot is running at x16 in CPU-Z and you can check the separate scores on the site that it gave you.
post #3 of 10
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yea just noticed teh scores on someone elses post. also why does the ati control panel only list these cards running 512mb of ram? that one has got me confused have i not got the card set up or something?
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I don't think that is too far off for a stock setup. My single 3870 with a 2.4GHz Xeon 3060 punched the 3d06 ticket at about 9700, so I would expect that you would get a bit more at stock. 3D06 is pretty CPU bound because of it's low resolution at "default", if you start to increase the CPU clock you should start seeing the results go up pretty quickly.
    
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post #5 of 10
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thanks man, just did another run and compared the scores its like im only running one card strange ha ill look into it soon lol.
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post #6 of 10
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or sorry one chip ha
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post #7 of 10
crossfire is enabled right? I'm pretty sure when running the 3870x2 you have to make sure crossfire is enabled.
    
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post #8 of 10
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yea thats what i thought i cant find an option anywhere for it. makes tons of sense if it is not lol. there would be my strange low preformace right there ha.
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post #9 of 10
it's somewhere in the catalyst control center
    
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post #10 of 10
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well well well wouldnt you know, the damn bios needed a flash.
the cpu wouldnt boot past 2ghz and would only allow a x6 muilti. so flashed it and got it running at 2.66 as my e8200 should and lol and behold my score went from a lowly 10222 up to 13001 on stock everything im am quite happy with that now as that means i have a hugh amount of room to play with and being very optimistic if i had a 3000 point gain by just .66 ghz what happens when i bring this gal up to 3.6 im hoping for a 16k run at least with this watch this space ha.
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