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Can I improve ny WEI scores by overclocking my hardware?
Hardware is in my sig.

Processor @ 3.225GHz: 7.3

Memory: 7.3

Gaming Graphics: 6.6

Graphics: 6.6

Hard Drive: 5.9

Will overclocking my CPU help raise this score?
    
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Originally Posted by BrnxBmrsKid2 View Post
Can I improve ny WEI scores by overclocking my hardware?
Hardware is in my sig.

Processor @ 3.225GHz: 7.3

Memory: 7.3

Gaming Graphics: 6.6

Graphics: 6.6

Hard Drive: 5.9

Will overclocking my CPU help raise this score?
No. The index score is based on your lowest score. Most computers are limited by their hard drives.

Don't pay attention to that index score anyways. It means nothing. The tests that windows run are too simplified to mean anything.
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A bit, but why? WEI is a worthless inconsistent excuse for a benchmark.
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post #4 of 14
Here is mine:

This is my Sig Rig WEI.
post #5 of 14
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Originally Posted by t0adphr0g View Post
Here is mine:

This is my Sig Rig WEI.
What is funny is that my lone 6850 has the same WEI graphics scores as your crossfired 5850s. WEI has a funny sense of humor.
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post #6 of 14
Quote:
Originally Posted by Skripka View Post
A bit, but why? WEI is a worthless inconsistent excuse for a benchmark.
to get better results, u should get a benchmark program.
    
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post #7 of 14
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Originally Posted by Skripka View Post
What is funny is that my lone 6850 has the same WEI graphics scores as your crossfired 5850s. WEI has a funny sense of humor.
WEI gives me a 7.7 with one 5850. and a 7.7 with two in CrossfireX.

Another reason WEI is a worthless "benchmark".
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My 80GB Intel X25M SSD only gives me a score of 7.2
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WEI is a joke.. if it bothers you that much you can manually change it.
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post #10 of 14
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Originally Posted by s0d0mg0m0rrah View Post
WEI is a joke.. if it bothers you that much you can manually change it.
Please do tell!
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