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post #1 of 11
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I have tried everything to raise my score but can only scrape 18K with my set up, I have seen others around 20K.

I have an Asus 3870x2 supposedly clocked at 849/955 using overdrive, because I can't get anything else to work in Vista 64. Riva tuner gives tells me one card is at 297/900 and the other is at 825/900 even though overdrive tells me different.

My spec is per my sig, here is the link to my score
http://service.futuremark.com/compare?3dm06=5982010

Any suggestions as to how I can improve the score?
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post #2 of 11
try turning Aero off in vista.
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post #3 of 11
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Nope, other than making Vista look ugly it really didn't help much, thanks anyways.
http://service.futuremark.com/compare?3dm06=5982781
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post #4 of 11
How high can you get your Q6600. I got 20059 running my quad at 3.9. I had the vcore up to 1.6 just for that run then bumped it right back down after. It didn't hurt it at all so far as I can tell. That was 6 months ago and still running fine.
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unstable at 4.05, probably need around 1.6V+, processor won't last long at that kind of voltage.

Highest FSB achieved was 480 with 8 multiplier.
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post #6 of 11
Well one major thing is: you're using vista. People tend to score a lower 3dmark06 in vista than they do in XP.
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post #7 of 11
Have you tried other overlocking tools like ati tool? And can you adjust the fan settings in overdrive? I always manually adjust my fan speed to 60% for games and benchmarking, and it doesnt hurt for you to do the same.
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post #8 of 11
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Manual fan setting isn't a problem, it never gets above 50 degrees. Just can't get it oc'd. I think 1 card is running 3d speed the second is running 2d speed, which kind of sucks really.
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post #9 of 11
Whats wrong with that score? seems about right with your clocks..
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post #10 of 11
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Was hoping for 19K+
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