Originally Posted by looniam
nope, not at all.
Well on TimeSpy changing LOD is banned on HWBot - and Futuremark also disagrees with it and doesn't validated it.
Trying different Windows versions (8/8.1/10 and 32bit/64bit) is also the first thing that you should test if you really want to start pushing your score. Last time I checked Windows 8
was faster for some 3DMarks, but I haven't run Time Spy so I couldn't say specifically.