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This thread got my gears a turning
So I swapped slots with my P5K Dlx, same cpu speed (3.6), stock X2 speeds.
Interesting results to say the least.

Any thoughts?



Edited by grunion - 6/14/08 at 7:35pm
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post #2 of 12
hmm... probably the cards are optimized enough to use less than PCI-Express x4's bandwith, for 3dmark anyway, you gain 48 points, try running it again and see what happens
If you got WIC trying experimenting on that benchmark and see how it turns up. Intesting to see the x4 would get more than the x16.
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Did you photo shop that to mess with us? J/K I think!
    
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post #4 of 12
That has to be faked as above - even with my 7900GS the change from 4x to 16x made a difference in 3dmark [of much more than 48 points]
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Ehm, wow, that's weird.

I call shens grunion.
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They're real, no chopping, and each test was run 3 times.
Notice the gain/loss in the SM scores, nearly 1k both ways.
I'll run a couple of game benches later, gonna wait for a wu to finish first.
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Source stress test in the top slot, be back in a few with the bottom slot score.


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Source took a hit, 06 showed the same results, strange




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well at least you found a way to cheat on 3dmark
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Quote:
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well at least you found a way to cheat on 3dmark
That just might be enough to put me over 22k
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