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08-24-2019 05:15 AM
Owterspace
Quote: Originally Posted by Caffinator View Post
I never had one of their motherboards, but I did start with a MSI GTX 260 Twin Frozr graphics card in my X58 build. The cooling was impressive, I would hit 55C while gaming, even after overvolt and overclock.

Nice temps. I figured it would be a matter of time before someone mentioned their gpu building prowess. And normally Id be like yeah I suppose they do make a decent gpu.. until you watch GN new vid on their 5700 XT Evoke.. and then you see their true colors shine through again. You can fool some of the people some of the time, but you cant fool everyone all of the time
08-23-2019 11:16 AM
Retrorockit
Quote: Originally Posted by Owterspace View Post
While MSI is popular now.. no idea why.. they used to be junk, as you are finding out. And before that they were even worse lol. I still wouldn’t buy anything MSI. Junk.
I picked up an old Dell/Alienware/ MSI board and will use it to overclock an X5687 25nm 4C/8T chip because i don't think it will OC a 6C/12T very well. Maybe if I make it easier on the VRM it will work OK.
08-23-2019 08:50 AM
Caffinator
Quote: Originally Posted by Owterspace View Post
While MSI is popular now.. no idea why.. they used to be junk, as you are finding out. And before that they were even worse lol. I still wouldn’t buy anything MSI. Junk.
I never had one of their motherboards, but I did start with a MSI GTX 260 Twin Frozr graphics card in my X58 build. The cooling was impressive, I would hit 55C while gaming, even after overvolt and overclock.
08-20-2019 02:40 PM
99belle99 Ran another bench tonight and managed to break the 19000 threshold.

https://www.3dmark.com/fs/20213756
08-18-2019 04:10 PM
99belle99 My new highest ever Firestrike score. Vega 56 with a X5660.

https://www.3dmark.com/fs/20196300
08-16-2019 04:18 AM
Owterspace While MSI is popular now.. no idea why.. they used to be junk, as you are finding out. And before that they were even worse lol. I still wouldn’t buy anything MSI. Junk.
08-15-2019 09:49 PM
nofearek9 win7 has those patches as well,when you will updated .
08-15-2019 05:04 PM
dagget3450 Soon as i get time i will test this stuff.... may even throw win7 in the mix and just compare across to see how bad it is.
08-15-2019 12:02 PM
nofearek9 https://www.grc.com/inspectre.htm
08-15-2019 08:55 AM
99belle99
Quote: Originally Posted by dagget3450 View Post
i dont know whats going on, but my numbers seem low this time around. I would say they are nerfing the speed of these xeons like others suspected in windows 10 - have an old cpu physics run from 2015(win7) thats on lower end model xeons and lower clocks but anywas here are the two i have atm new and old




EDIT: i just went and looked up older runs, i found one in Jan 2019 on win10 where my performance is decent but still lower scored 20409 on the same cpus ram mobo and a vega 64. then when i ran it in march on a 1080ti i was down to 19480 cpu score...... so i wonder if this is right around the time the new windows revisions rolled out.
It is the spectre and meltdown patches disable them and run Firestrike again.
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