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I've noticed the Windows Experience Index usually requires a Quad Core CPU to give a 5.9 CPU Score. I had my E6600 overclocked to 3.7GHz and it still showed up as a score of 5.8. As soon as I replaced it with my Q6600, it showed up as 5.9, even at the stock 2.4GHz.

I don't believe the WEI is a very good overall indicator of system performance. There are a lot of other benchmarks that are more detailed and/or accurate IMO.
    
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post #12 of 60
I get 5.9 with my e8400 in vista..
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post #13 of 60
at 4.35ghz? is that stable? I get 5.8 for my cpu and 5.9 for everything else.
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I get a 5.8 as well...everything else in my system is 5.9
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post #15 of 60
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Originally Posted by Vitaminx View Post
at 4.35ghz? is that stable? I get 5.8 for my cpu and 5.9 for everything else.
im actually at 4.38 now at 1.36 vcore and yes very stable, but I get 5.6 for my hd, I took it out my hp computer dunno what to replace it with though or if I would see a performance increase with a better one.
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post #17 of 60
Thread Starter 
so you take your voltage from the cpu off of cpuz? my bios is set at 1.3625, but the actual in the bios and in cpu z are much lower, does this mean that i can keep going with my vcore untill one of them reads an actual 1.3625?
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post #19 of 60
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what?, can you bee more clear, i should go off the actual measured voltage... so i might still have a chance to get my cpu stable at 4ghz?

CPU z shos 1.336 v under idle and 1.32 under load.... should i up the vcore and go for 4ghz? Will i see any electron migration?
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post #20 of 60
My 8400 WEI is 5.6 stock, just put together system, no o'c (yet)
All the rest 5.9
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