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Is this a good score from 3dmark11 for my GTX 560?

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Hey i haven't, overclocked my cpu yet that is my next step to get to 3.7 to 3.8 being stabled. maybe 4ghz,but did my gtx 560 ti..

Current setup:

Core Clock : 975 mhz cant get it to 1ghz without being unstable. (even if i tweaked the voltage a little up. 3dmark11 will shut down)
Memory Clock: 2160

http://3dmark.com/3dm11/741011

I'm a noob at all this but i even think this is not right, if i overclock my cpu my score will be higher, am i right? Is this score good for my setup or should i be looking for a score like 1675 or higher.
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Its not the best score I have ever seen but it is respectable for your build. Near the top of the scores for similar systems. Yes if you overclock you will see a higher performance increase, although overclocking the gpu would most likely be better for performance than cpu since it is a graphics test program. It looks like your cpu outperformed you gpu in the tests.
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Originally Posted by omnius19 View Post
Its not the best score I have ever seen but it is respectable for your build. Near the top of the scores for similar systems. Yes if you overclock you will see a higher performance increase, although overclocking the gpu would most likely be better for performance than cpu since it is a graphics test program. It looks like your cpu outperformed you gpu in the tests.

yeah exactly thats what made me post this i see my cpu outperforming my video card i was expecting it to be even. I was running it on extreme, i have not tried the performance. Should i run the performance version even though my resolution is 1920x1080 and see what score i get?

I've tried overclocking my video card a little bit more than 975mhz, but it just gets unstable even if i crank the volts a little bit, however i have not increased the memory clock will that make a difference? I'm running 2160 on memory clock. Remind you its an MSI twin frozr, currently at my current overclock profile my video card temp doesn't pass 50°c. Any advice on how to get a better score on the extreme testing? I'll give the performance testing a shot tonight when i get home.
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post #4 of 6
Run it on performance and post what you get. Performance is the standard most others on here use, so it will be easier to compare to others with rigs similar to yours. I just did some benching this morning and here's what I got for my 560.

975 core /2100 mem

Run 1: P4468
Run 2: P4448
Run 3: P4452


1000 core /2100 mem

Run 1: P4529
Run 2: P4521
Run 3: P4529
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post #5 of 6
Try to bench in Performance instead of extreme... you will have better answers that way...
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Hey brOP, why don't you use the performance setting? I heard that's the best one to use, idk if anyone's told you yet
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