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Hi, with me I got i7 920 processor. at stock speed, it managed to score 7.4 in CPU section. after I overclock it to 4ghz it jumped to 7.7. after that, I OC to 4.4Ghz, but the score remain the same. Just curious, how to get 7.9 score in CPU? is 980x or sandy bridge manage to score 7.9?

my friend told me that he managed to score 7.9 by using i7 920.he told me that my mobo might be the culprit. can my mobo bottlenecked my cpu?

p/s: i know that window experience index is not a good benchmark but i just want to know
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post #2 of 6
Honestly, I wouldn't worry at all about it.
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We have almost the same rig bro Yea and don't worry about it...who cares
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you can not get 7.9 with a 920 even a 980x @ 4.5 is only 7.8
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post #5 of 6
your motherboard is not bottlenecking anything.. and if you really want you can change your score manually, purely to show off to your mate.

either way, WEI's a joke and pretty much like everyone else said; don't worry about it. sorry for not really explaining how it works or anything like that.
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post #6 of 6
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seems like my friend lied to me. thanks everyone
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Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
Samsung 840 evo 120GB + Crucial M4 60GB 2TB Samsung Spinpoint F3 Noctua NH-D14 Windows 7 Professional x64 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
ASUS 23" 1080p + ViewSonic 23" 1080p BlackWidow Ultimate 2013 Thermaltake Toughpower XT 775w Zalman Z11+ 
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