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Well I just got my PC finished last night, this is actually my first post from my new PC! Anyway I got everything together and ran a 3DMark06 and got 12,287. Is that low for stock (see specs in sig)? I'm at 678-core 1944-mem 1728-shader, I've heard of stock 8800GTs getting higher than this.

If that is good then I guess I need to start overclocking...although to tell the truth I don't even know where to start on overclocking a CPU...plus I got an E8400 and don't know if temps are even accurate, so I'm kind of scared to OC it anyway. Right now my temps say 45C idle, 56C load.

Also, what are the best CPU only benchmarks out there besides Super Pi? Thanks again!

EDIT: I've since OC'ed a little and got a 14,163
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post #2 of 19
well its ok i suppose but if you arent going to oc the E8400 then you should just give it away or something because thats just not cool
    
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Seems low. I would expect 13500 for stock
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Seems low. I would expect 13500 for stock
no way his score is just fine 13.5 for stock would be amazing
    
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Well like I said, I want to OC it, its just 1. I don't know how, and 2. I don't know if my temps are accurate since these E8400s have some kind of screwed up sensors, and I don't if my heat sink is on good enough, its not even hot when I touch it. Well I guess the 3DMark score is good enough, I just thought it might be tad higher.
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His card is overclocked. Its the cpu thats stock
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His card is overclocked. Its the cpu thats stock
Well actually, I haven't touched the GPU either, its an OC edition so its probably OC'ed a little, I do know how to overclock GPUs though, I'll be doing that later. This is just to find out if my stock score was good.
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post #9 of 19
12k is smoking good for stock/stock.
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I agree. Good stuff jacko. Besides, the 3.6 Ghz OC you have now is nice and modest, and you'll see a nice increase in 3DM06
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