Solved Windows experience index only at 5.9? Expected 7.9. Good specs. Tags: Windows DDR3 RAM AMD DDR Gtx Western Digital Windows 7 Last response: January 13, 2014 2:24 AM in Windows 7 Share anoori9000 January 12, 2014 2:15:41 PM AMD FX-8320 3.5GHz GTX 770 1.14GHz DDR3-1600 2x4 RAM Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Seems like this should be higher. Its a pretty good computer right? More about : windows experience index expected good specs Reply to anoori9000 Best solution alexoiu a b À AMD a b $ Windows 7 January 12, 2014 2:24:03 PM It's 5.9 due to the HDD. Check the values for CPU, memory and graphics. They should be higher. Reply to alexoiu Share pauls3743 a b $ Windows 7 January 12, 2014 2:24:23 PM First - some time ago Microsoft decided in their great wisdom to max mechanical hard drives at 5.9 regardless of how good they were, only SSDs will score higher. Second - The Windows Experience Index is not a good measure of performance of your system, you're better with the likes of 3dmark and pcmark. Reply to pauls3743 m 0 l Related resources ssd only 5.9 in windows experience index, how to improve ? - Forum Why is my samsung 840 pro only rated 5.9 by windows experience index? - Forum My Windows Experience Index 5.9 - Forum AMD FX-8350 CPU Scoring 5.9 on WEI (Windows Experience Index) - Forum Windows Experience Index 5.9? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer bullbearish January 12, 2014 2:34:59 PM I have an absolute screaming system for gaming and it doesn't score 7.9. Not sure how they calculate it. Reply to bullbearish m 0 l bullbearish January 12, 2014 2:36:22 PM I also think they cap the overall score at the lowest subsystem's score. Reply to bullbearish m 0 l AxlMyk a b $ Windows 7 January 12, 2014 5:55:13 PM pauls3743 said:First - some time ago Microsoft decided in their great wisdom to max mechanical hard drives at 5.9 regardless of how good they were, only SSDs will score higher. Second - The Windows Experience Index is not a good measure of performance of your system, you're better with the likes of 3dmark and pcmark. Microsoft and Great Wisdom do not belong in the same sentence. Reply to AxlMyk m 0 l pauls3743 a b $ Windows 7 January 13, 2014 2:24:00 AM AxlMyk said:Microsoft and Great Wisdom do not belong in the same sentence. Check the meaning of "sarcasm" next time you're near a dictionary. Reply to pauls3743 m 0 l Ask the community Post an answer Related resources Windows Experience Index score of 5.9 Forum SolvedWD2001FASS = 5.9 Windows Experience Index - Normal? Forum SolvedRAM rated at 5.9 in Windows Experience Index Forum My windows experience index was a 5.9 and now is 1. what could cause this? Forum The Windows Experience Index of Memory(RAM) is 5.9 instead of 7.5 Forum How do i achieve a 7.9 windows experience index score? Forum SolvedWindows Experience Index on RAM only 5.5? Forum Windows experience index, 7,9? Forum Windows Experience Index not what is expected Forum Cant reach Windows Experience Index 7.9?!? Forum 7.9 Windows Experience Index even possible? Forum is a 5.9 windows experience any good? Forum Kingston 1600 2G * 2, Windows 7 experience index only 5.5? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows 7 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Laptops !