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I just got my e 8400 oc'd to 3.8ghz stable at vcore of 1.3625... might go farther, not sure...

windows experiance rates my cpu at 5.8? ***....

My pentium D at 4ghz got a 5.0? not much of an improvement on a scale of 5.9

what you guys think?
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post #2 of 60
Don't put too much faith on the windows experience index; its not very specific. You seem to have a good overclock going there, though. Nice!
post #3 of 60
Try Superpi if you are looking for a quick benchmark instead of the joke they including with Vista.
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so i just ran super pi/mod, what values do i read off?


at the top it says 000h00m 00.136s

is this right?

Is this good?
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you have to do a 1m run not the first one.
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post #6 of 60
My E8400 scores 5.8 also.Which makes me mad because im running 4.0hghz.My E6400/E6420 and my Quad all scored 5.9 when OCed. Heck my quad got 5.9 at 2.4ghz.So i cant figure why my E8400 only score's 5.8 if a E6400 at 3.2ghz and a E6420@3.5ghz both got 5.9.Luckily i found someone to trade me a q6600 for my E8400.Plus im going back to Windows Pro XP

Even though Vista experience points are a joke it still burns my britches..lol
    
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Windows Experience is the biggest piece of BS since Notron Antivirus for Mac (or Windows IMO )
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post #8 of 60
A Quad at 2.4 theoretically has more power than an E8400 at 4, although I'd take an E8400 at 4 over a Quad at anything under 3.

As always, don't worry about benchmarks, coding is never iidel, and most of the time having 2 cores at 4 will give a much faster experience than 4 cores at 2.4.
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how do i run it for 1 min?
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got it.... 12.43s

is that good?
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