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Just curious how you could possibly believe this since a graphics card cannot function without a cpu assisting it. A gpu is reliant on a cpu for certain calculations. A slow cpu can most certainly be detrimental to a card's maximum performance.
I guess, but I found my GPU score about identical from when I overclocked my CPU from 3.7 to 4.0. Maybe a 1-15 point difference which is probably just error. You might be right, but I would still like to see what others are scoring in the GPU department.
http://3dmark.com/3dm11/824706?show_...phbME9wV67z3Uh
heres an example of a 3.8ghz one that only had a 3pt difference.

edit: I have no idea how much a 3Ghz would bottleneck a GPU score though.
When you run 3DMark11 I think only the last 2-3 test actually even use the CPU to it's max potential.
Edited by LivingChampion - 3/13/11 at 3:11pm
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The 6970 would be a bit faster but if it was me i would go fot the gtx570...

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post #83 of 96
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I guess, but I found my GPU score about identical from when I overclocked my CPU from 3.7 to 4.0. Maybe a 1-15 point difference which is probably just error. You might be right, but I would still like to see what others are scoring in the GPU department.

I stop looking at 3DMark scores 4 years ago. I've already stated once and I'll say it again, it's useless. You can't compare the 570 vs 6970 with 3DMark and then factor out which is a better card base on that results. Reviews/benchmark from people like me and you are more reliable than popular benchmark sites. Though a few of them are a reliable source, most are not. If you really want to see the 3DMark11 score then go to benchmark sites. They'll bench it with the same configuration but different card and the difference is still negligence in real life performance.
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I stop looking at 3DMark scores 4 years ago. I've already stated once and I'll say it again, it's useless. You can't compare the 570 vs 6970 with 3DMark and then factor out which is a better card base on that results. Reviews/benchmark from people like me and you are more reliable than popular benchmark sites. Though a few of them are a reliable source, most are not. If you really want to see the 3DMark11 score then go to benchmark sites. They'll bench it with the same configuration but different card and the difference is still negligence in real life performance.
How is a "maybe" bias website more reliable than consumer scores that can be proven 100% on a forum? I've checked lots of 3DMark11 scores on the main website but the core and stuff are not shown so it can be easily debunked/fake.
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FYI,

I have 3Dmark06 and I scored 19,5xx with my 6950. There are people on you tube scoring well over 20,xxx with the same card but different CPU.
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FYI,

I have 3Dmark06 and I scored 19,5xx with my 6950. There are people on you tube scoring well over 20,xxx with the same card but different CPU.
And that's the graphic score right and not the overall.
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How is a "maybe" bias website more reliable than consumer scores that can be proven 100% on a forum? I've checked lots of 3DMark11 scores on the main website but the core and stuff are not shown so it can be easily debunked/fake.
Huh? are you trying to prove my point or something?
Edited by DaRookie - 3/13/11 at 3:20pm
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And that's the graphic score right and not the overall.
Dude... did you read what I wrote? I just said someone with a better CPU score higher. Which mean it have to be an overall score....
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Dude... did you read what I wrote? I just said someone with a better CPU score higher. Which mean it have to be an overall score....
lol thats not even the arguement I'm trying to make then -.-
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lol thats not even the arguement I'm trying to make then -.-
Your argument was irrelevant in the first place. Right when you say something about 3DMark...
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