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Low score on 3DMark 06... bad CPU?

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Hey guys,
I just did a 3Dmark06 on my signature lappy below, and I got a 3DMark06 score of 5706. It seems very low, and it performed HORRIBLY on the CPU tests... never got above 1 FPS on those.
Whats going on? Is this normal?
post #2 of 8
With my E7200 at 3.1GHz, I get from 0-1 fps on the first cpu test, and 0-2 fps on the second cpu test. That test is just going to be choppy. I do not know about your gpu tests. I got a 2776 score for the cpu at that speed.
post #3 of 8
i wouldnt expect more than that on it... i have yet to try 3dmark06 on it. all i know is it rips through all my games, and thats what matters.
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Your CPU test is normal. I only get around 1FPS with a Q6600 @ 3.7GHz. It's designed to stress the CPU, and it does so in a graphics intense environment without the GPU's aid. The CPU just isn't generally meant to handle scenes like that. But it is typical for the 3DMark test to be in that range.

What are your individual scores? CPU Score + GPU scores (SM2.0 Score, HDR/SM3.0 Score). It would be easier to single out the specific problem area with these separate numbers. Do you have an Orb link (3DMark06 Results link)?

PS: Are you absolutely sure your Graphics card is an 8800M GTS and not an 8600M GTS? Just checking, because a final score like yours seems consistent with the latter, even with a laptop. I could be wrong though.
    
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score is higher than i would expect good job i suppose
    
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ok well seems i was wrong... i got a 7269 score on my run at 1280x800. what resolution did you run your test at? a score of 5706 seems like a score youd get at higher res.
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Hey guys,
I just did a 3Dmark06 on my signature lappy below, and I got a 3DMark06 score of 5706. It seems very low, and it performed HORRIBLY on the CPU tests... never got above 1 FPS on those.
Whats going on? Is this normal?
You have a laptop, what else do you expect? That score with a dual core CPU is perfectly normal.
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post #8 of 8
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Ah, i closed it out and didnt save so I dont have the specific results for each test any more... also running out of batteries so im not gonna run the test again, but the only part i was really concerned about was the almost zero FPS on the CPU test... thanks for answering, +rep
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