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the computer im running is what is listed below in my build. the Q9450 is not in it yet, its still on special order... for 3 weeks now. anyhow i have a temporary CPU in there for now, the E8400. i ran 3dmark 06 and i only got a bench of around 11k, i feel thats to low. what can i do? i might not respond back all to fast, snuck onto a laptop in school. i can get this off my mind lol. thanks in advance
MAke sure speed step and C1 is disabled in the bios .. When mines enabled it clocks my rig down to 2.4ghz.. Try that.


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i love it you got a temp cpu that will bench higher and perform better than the cpu youve been waiting weeks for
Im just amazed at how many people underestimate the E8400s and talk smacl about them.

With stock GTS320mb's IN SLI and E8400 @ 3.6ghz I got 16,000 Check my sig.
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also check the power management and set it to always on
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Originally Posted by sublime0 View Post
MAke sure speed step and C1 is disabled in the bios .. When mines enabled it clocks my rig down to 2.4ghz.. Try that.




Im just amazed at how many people underestimate the E8400s and talk smacl about them.

With stock GTS320mb's IN SLI and E8400 @ 3.6ghz I got 16,000 Check my sig.
i dont under estimate it at all. i woulda OC'd the hell out of it. my brother wants it when i get the quad though. so im already restricted from OC'ing it.. lol but ya Speed step and C1e is disabled.
    
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Q9450 3.7GHZ EVGA 780i FTW Evga 8800 GTS K.O X2 (SLI) 8GB GSkill PQ DDR2 1000 4x2GB 5-5-5-12 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
WD 500GB ASUS Black 20X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 8X DVD+R DL 20X DVD WIndows 7 Ultimate LG Flatron 22" Wide Screen 
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Microsoft Wireless Entertainment 3000 750W Silverstone Cooler Master 690 Microsoft Wireless Laser Mouse 5000 
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