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post #11 of 21
your processor is holding you back some. you need to get a better CPU to see a gain. if you look the highest 3d06 score of a SLI setup and a X2 is about 13K on OCN
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so honostly im not that far off on my 3d mark score? ok. that makes me feel a little bit better.
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post #13 of 21
yep, you're doing good
These video cards will grow with your system, in SLI mode they'll be more then capable for most gaming needs (except Crysis as always) for a good time still.

So when you do eventually upgrade to Intel , your system will make giant leaps in performance.
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post #14 of 21
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honostly, i would go intel, but its moer expensive than AMD by a huge step. for $85 i can get a 5000 BE which (as mine does) clocks to 3.2ghz. thats pretty good priceerformance ratio.
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so honostly im not that far off on my 3d mark score? ok. that makes me feel a little bit better.

gotta be a problem there mate....

my single PNY 8800GT will pull nearly 12.000 OCed...

but even with the rig completely stock my score is still higher & my cpu score is about the same as yours.....

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gotta be a problem there mate....

my single PNY 8800GT will pull nearly 12.000 OCed...

but even with the rig completely stock my score is still higher & my cpu score is about the same as yours.....
11,506 is my latest 3d mark score. thats stock also. i thought they were sposed to clock at 15 or 16k sli, but then again, 3dmark06 doesnt recognize SLI 100% according to what ive been seeing, not even the oct07 hotfix could solve it. some people get it to see SLI, some dont. SLI is enabled and im getting MAX fps on COD4 (125 full settings) and around 230fps when i turn the limit off. crysis runs easy consistant 60fps with 2xaa/af and med/high all settings (high on all except for like 1 or 2). still gota test full high 2xaa/af and full high 3xaa/af.
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Maybe its your psu
    
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well with a SINGLE G80 8800GTS 640mb version I got 11379 in 3dMark 06 at stock speeds...with a good overclock I was pulling 12846 on the card.

The G92 8800GT @stock speeds was pulling in 12330 (non-sli) with the same drivers.

The CPU as was said before is holding you back. There are plenty of budget options (sub $80) from Intel that when overclocked do very well...but this isn't the thread for it, go look in the proper forum for it.


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post #19 of 21
3DMark06 doesnt show as 2 cards, but it is using both... my sys was about 4500 higher with 2nd card.

what is your gameplay like...

you can try alternate frame rendering 2 in nvidia cntrl panel as well....
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post #20 of 21
everyone stop comparing your scores to his. he has an AMD processor which holds you back alot. your score is fine and 3d06 will not pick up both cards. my score is 20k and it only sees one card.
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