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I just benched my setup and I was able to get 14537 Marks, with my quad at 3.6 Ghz and my 8800 GT overclocked to 670/1750/1000 using beta 174.16 Drivers.

Here is the link...

http://service.futuremark.com/result...eResultType=14

You think I could get it higher? Or am I pretty much maxxed out?

I can't overclock any higher without raising temps on the quad, and the 8800 GT won't go any further (that is until i figure out how to use nvflash and nibitor)
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post #2 of 24
14500 seems like a pretty good score for that setup. Gettin a Q6600 above 3.6 is quite a task and wouldn't give ya too many more points anyway. You might squeeze a couple more out but thats a very nice score I'd be happy with taht.
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you think it's worth it to try and volt mod the card or hack the bios to try and get higher clocks on my 8800 GT or it won't really matter..
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It won't matter, even with my setup, OC'ing the cards gives only 100-300 pts in 3dmark
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I don't know. I don't think you'd see much higher results and I personally wouldn't go through the trouble. Other people might tell ya differently though, its really up to you to see just how high you can push it.
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Hi shawn my score is on my sig with my GTS 512 and my RAM clocked to 1066 from 800.
So if you clock your RAM you will get more points, but your score is really good.
Now hacking the BIOS....i wish someone would come up with a comprehensive guide for nVidia's BIOS hacks.
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post #7 of 24
14,500+ is a very good score with a Q6600/8800GT setup, especially in Vista. My Q6600 @ 3.6GHz / 800MHz RAM / 8800GTX @ 625/1500/2000 setup gets around 14K without any Vista tweaks/mods.

And 3.6-3.7GHz is typically nearing the top end of stable overclocks for a Q6600 on air cooling with the V-Core within Intel Spec (1.55V). IMO, if you can manage 3.6GHz while at or under that voltage on air cooling, you're doing pretty good.
    
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Hi shawn my score is on my sig with my GTS 512 and my RAM clocked to 1066 from 800.
So if you clock your RAM you will get more points, but your score is really good.
Now hacking the BIOS....i wish someone would come up with a comprehensive guide for nVidia's BIOS hacks.
yeah, unfortunately, I've only been successful running at a 1:1 Divider with my Quad, which is 900 Mhz @ 4-4-4-12

The next divider up puts me at like 1000 + Mhz (and when I try at like 5-5-5-15, it doesn't boot)

So I think i'm pretty much maxxed out.... unless you guys can suggest anything else I can do...

There has been a couple people on the forum who have done a bios hack, (see mth91's thread) as well as a bit of a 8800 GT guide by Linskingdom --- http://www.overclock.net/nvidia/2528...on-thread.html

I also took the liberty to get CPU-z Validated, for fun

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post #9 of 24
Take your RAM voltage up to 2.1 and try 1.5 on NB.
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Take your RAM voltage up to 2.1 and try 1.5 on NB.
the ram is stock at 2.2 v, and I beleive my NB is already at 1.5, if not, 1.4 v
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