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This thing is really starting to P*** me off. I recently ran some benchmarks comparing my results to those from Tech Power Up and Hardware Canucks. My results are nowhere near where they should be...



I ran these setting and got an average of 91 FPS.



Ran these settings and got roughly 55 average.



Once again, ~30 FPS average.



One this I scored 19303 marks... About 2000 below the expected...

This is the case for most benchmarks I run. The card does not preform as advertised and I can not imagine my Phenom II X4 955 being that bad of a bottleneck. The card is passed return date so I would have to resale and take a loss if the thing is that bad. When it came out many reviewers called it the best bang for buck. Now I am hearing about these things dying and specifically mine not preforming up to par. What the eff is the issue?!

Sincerely, Disgruntled NVIDIA Customer, snoball
 
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post #2 of 19
I'd blame the processor.

What was in their test rig?
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......mad bro? jking glws
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post #5 of 19
What clock speed is your 955 at?

programs running in the background?

any overclock on the 570?
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post #6 of 19
What is the test rig used in those benches? If they're using an i7 setup that's most likely where the difference is.
Edit: nvm, yes the i7-920 will bench higher than any Phenom II
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I can't see how an i7 yields +20 average across most of the benches...
 
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yup i bet with an oc on the cpu you would see an increase I7 at 4.0 is no joke
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Might need to OC the 955 to 4Ghz to get closer to the performance of the i7.

I noticed my cards were alittle behind on some benchmarks. It was due to them using DDR3 and i7's.
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i7's make a huge difference for benching and the like.
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