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CPU Benchmarks scores not matching

I have recently decided to run some benchmarks on my CPU to see if there was anything wrong, when i ran the tests i got a score and compared it to others of the same CPU and my score is much lower and i dont know why. Please help :/

Here are the scores that i got: https://gyazo.com/63ceb9a328b1e722d3e15f4774ccee0f
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  1. what are you comparing it to? Are you sure those aren't overclocked scores?

    Did you close ALL uneccesary programs when benchmarking? Every little thing draws some CPU power, and that can bring down your score.

    This will actually give you an actual comparison to how your CPU is performing vs other benchmarks with the CPU, you won't be the highest, but you should be near average, and if not, then like I said, any other open programs that aren't the benchmarking program can negatively effect the score.
    http://www.userbenchmark.com/Software
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  2. As stated above, benchmarks are never 100% the same. But when comparing, be sure that you have the exact same setup if you want accurate comparison. If it's just because you were curious you probably didn't have the same cooling on it as other people do.
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  3. James Mason said:
    what are you comparing it to? Are you sure those aren't overclocked scores?

    Did you close ALL uneccesary programs when benchmarking? Every little thing draws some CPU power, and that can bring down your score.

    This will actually give you an actual comparison to how your CPU is performing vs other benchmarks with the CPU, you won't be the highest, but you should be near average, and if not, then like I said, any other open programs that aren't the benchmarking program can negatively effect the score.
    http://www.userbenchmark.com/Software

    When i ran the benchmark for my cpu i got: https://gyazo.com/8164e5ab056eb41945d42ea4f9c6c64a and as it says below expectations and i'm not sure why :S
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  4. Well, have you investigated at all as to why?
    What are your CPU temps like at load and idle?
    What are your full system specs?
    Did you make sure to close ALL unnecessary programs like I said?
    It looks like your CPU is only running at base speeds, as it should turbo itself up to 4.4ghz, so that could be a temperature or a bios setting issue.
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  5. James Mason said:
    Well, have you investigated at all as to why?
    What are your CPU temps like at load and idle?
    What are your full system specs?
    Did you make sure to close ALL unnecessary programs like I said?
    It looks like your CPU is only running at base speeds, as it should turbo itself up to 4.4ghz, so that could be a temperature or a bios setting issue.
    In terms of temperature, when i ran the benchmark it was hitting maybe 30? and there was a few programs open but nothing major to make that big of a difference.
    For specs i have;
    I7-4790k
    Gigabyte G1 1070 OC
    16Gb Crucial RAM
    For cooling i use a corsair H100i V2
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    and there was a few programs open but nothing major to make that big of a difference.


    In benchmarks they make a huge difference.

    Restart your computer, don't open anything, close all your extra stuff that open on restart, antivirus, skype, discord, ect, even temperature and monitoring programs (use those to track temps, but turn off for the actual benchmarking) and then run the benchmark again.

    But if you use like HWMonitor, it should show what your CPU speeds get up to at max, are they reaching 4.4ghz?
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  7. James Mason said:
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    and there was a few programs open but nothing major to make that big of a difference.


    In benchmarks they make a huge difference.

    Restart your computer, don't open anything, close all your extra stuff that open on restart, antivirus, skype, discord, ect, even temperature and monitoring programs (use those to track temps, but turn off for the actual benchmarking) and then run the benchmark again.

    But if you use like HWMonitor, it should show what your CPU speeds get up to at max, are they reaching 4.4ghz?

    Ok i ran the test again and only had this open: https://gyazo.com/ac0167df75fa118be827b82f8b34cc7a
    On HW Monitor i got these results: https://gyazo.com/f956fba8c6bd8e5392c8b4c08fbe80a6
    And on the actual benchmark i got a relatively similar result: https://gyazo.com/20cab896e408da40ae47f2c6bc08281a
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    Switch your windows power profile to high performance mode and try the benchmark again.
    Also turn off the Nvidia Share feature.
    And Avast.
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  9. James Mason said:
    Switch your windows power profile to high performance mode and try the benchmark again.
    Also turn off the Nvidia Share feature.
    And Avast.

    When i ran the test again i got these results on HW Monitor: https://gyazo.com/fc90bb9be83de7e9ba2abbc9dead8b13
    And these on the benchmark: https://gyazo.com/0a0be10b4a787b6cf77c283604cd4436
    There was a big increase with the performance mode, Thanks! :P
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  10. peanyy said:
    James Mason said:
    Switch your windows power profile to high performance mode and try the benchmark again.
    Also turn off the Nvidia Share feature.
    And Avast.

    When i ran the test again i got these results on HW Monitor: https://gyazo.com/fc90bb9be83de7e9ba2abbc9dead8b13
    And these on the benchmark: https://gyazo.com/0a0be10b4a787b6cf77c283604cd4436
    There was a big increase with the performance mode, Thanks! :P


    yeah that just makes sure the CPU is at 100% at the start of the benchmark so it doesn't lose points, I bet your original benchmark will also be performing closer to others as well now.
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  11. James Mason said:
    peanyy said:
    James Mason said:
    Switch your windows power profile to high performance mode and try the benchmark again.
    Also turn off the Nvidia Share feature.
    And Avast.

    When i ran the test again i got these results on HW Monitor: https://gyazo.com/fc90bb9be83de7e9ba2abbc9dead8b13
    And these on the benchmark: https://gyazo.com/0a0be10b4a787b6cf77c283604cd4436
    There was a big increase with the performance mode, Thanks! :P


    yeah that just makes sure the CPU is at 100% at the start of the benchmark so it doesn't lose points, I bet your original benchmark will also be performing closer to others as well now.


    Yeah thanks a lot for the tips man :)
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