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Why Do I Have Such A Low Score?

post #1 of 10
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8.5k Score.
Is this a joke?

What am I doing wrong? Don't tell me its the PSU because I haven't had any issues with my PC shutting down or anything lately.
Though I ran a benchmark test for HL2 Lost Coast and I got a embarrassing 52 FPS.. I ran everything on default settings.
Any help guys? I'm feeling a bit clueless...
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post #2 of 10
Do you have the latest drivers for your GPU? That score is off by a lot. You should at least be getting around 11k.
    
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post #3 of 10
its your psu.
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post #4 of 10
Can you grab a screenshot of GPU-z-
http://www.techpowerup.com/gpuz/

Its probably the PSU. Just because its not shutting down doesn't mean the card isn't being held back by it.
post #5 of 10
yeh it's going to be either your psu (likely)

or your graphics card is in the wrong slot (less likely)
post #6 of 10
what drivers you useing?
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post #7 of 10
can you give us a bit more info on your PSU... i had a 400W(20A 12V rail) PSU that came with my case and it wasn't upto the task of running an 8800GT, it ran it but not very good
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post #8 of 10
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by coffeejunky View Post
Can you grab a screenshot of GPU-z-
http://www.techpowerup.com/gpuz/

Its probably the PSU. Just because its not shutting down doesn't mean the card isn't being held back by it.
http://www.techpowerup.com/gpuz/ubz3b/
Well damn, explains my terrible OC's..

Quote:
Originally Posted by forgotten one View Post
what drivers you useing?
The latest.

Quote:
Originally Posted by wiggy2k7 View Post
can you give us a bit more info on your PSU... i had a 400W(20A 12V rail) PSU that came with my case and it wasn't upto the task of running an 8800GT, it ran it but not very good
I believe it's from Aspire.

@Everyone:
Thanks I'll do a PSU upgrade as soon as possible and a new hard drive. Guess I should have known.
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post #9 of 10
CPU score is what is low.
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post #10 of 10
It's definitely your PSU. Get a new one QUICK!
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