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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 01-16-2019, 02:05 PM - Thread Starter
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What backgrond stuff should u disable for the best OC and benchmark results

What backgrond stuff should u disable for the best OC and benchmark results

Sometimes I watch a typical video off HDD with VLC when running P95, it is usually sub 1% CPU usage. Sometimes I leave firefox open when benching and stress-testing some stuff

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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 01-21-2019, 02:00 PM
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Here's one of the first threads I found when I got into overclocking and tweaking OSes, lots of useful information there:


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Reference Frequency 10th Place = 711.18MHz - https://hwbot.org/submission/3978447_

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I would start by unplugging the internet connection and never plugging it back in

Often times loading a fresh OS, and installing minimal drivers is the way to go. You should pick one benchmark, like Chinebench R15, and test all the settings you find on the internet. Pick one thing at a time and keep running the benchmark until you figure out what gives you the best score.

If you start with a clean install of windows 7 64, don't install much other than benchmarks and required drivers such as VGA, then you will have a great start at producing good results.

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I agree with mllrkllr and Nox. The link that Nox post it a great place to start on xp 32bit. There are some similar steps to take on win 7 x64 for 2D benching. 3D benching is a little different.

1) Partition the SSD into 2 partitions. For Example 120GB SSD = two 60GB partitions.

2) One is obviously for the OS. The other is for all of your benchmarks and OC tools like CPU-Z, GPU-Z, Coretemp, Realtemp, Labshot, etc.

3) Turn indexing off on C drive.

4) Adjust to best performance under Advanced System settings in control panel.

5) Turn off page filing completely.

6) Turn off all kernal dumps

7) Set windows to classic view.

8) For starters here is a link to stripping services that will boost 2D scores. You will want to follow the "bare-bones" column in this link.


That should get you started. Taking the time and testing a one tweak at a time is how you get to boss level OS efficiency

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