Time to Upgrade? Low 3DMark Scores Tags: Homebuilt Graphics Cards Systems Last response: January 30, 2008 7:38 PM in Systems Share qwertymess January 28, 2008 7:39:14 PM For some reason and i suspect my Graphics card but i get some low 3DMark Scores with the current setup i have: E6600 @3.2 Gigz on Air BFG 7950GT 2 Gigs Corsair XMS 6400 Asus P5B Deluxe 2 Seagate 320 Gig HDD's in Raid 0 Windows XP Pro 32Bit Should i be getting a higher score than between 6600 and 6900? If So What is my Bottleneck? More about : time upgrade low 3dmark scores akhilles January 29, 2008 11:29:55 AM At 2ghz or above with 2+ cores, the bottleneck of a gaming pc is usually the GPU. That is a last gen card. I'd upgrade that if I game on the pc. Wait for HD3870X2 & or 9800GX2 in Feb. night_wolf_in January 29, 2008 12:25:28 PM u r not really bottelnecked. i mean ur system looks alright. but of course, u can upgrade ur gpu for better performance pc. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Dreiber January 30, 2008 7:38:12 PM What drivers are you running, and have your benchmarks decreased over time? Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumLow 3dmark scores ForumLow 3dmark scores Forum3DMark 11/Vantage Scores thread! (Benchmark Thread #3) ForumSapphire 7970 3dMark 11 scores ForumnVidia GTS450 very low GPU score on 3Dmark Vantage ForumGTX285: low score 3DMark - hardware problem ? Forum4890 OC card low 3dmark 06 score (10959 points) Forum3dmark 06 scores ForumPost your 3DMark Vantage Scores here! Forum8800gt sli low 3dmark score Forum8800GT XFX Alpha dogs in SLI low 3dmark score ForumYour 3DMark scores ForumSapphire X1950 Pro AGP 3DMark scores Forum3DMARK 03 vs 3DMARK 2001 scores !! Forum3dMark scores for Ti4200 ForumHTPC Mobo+CPU ~$150 ForumIs not a good time? Forumupgrade parents' PC with locally-purchased parts? ForumFix my decent 939 system that freezes, or suggest Core 2 Duo upgrade? ForumFirst time building my own computer... Please Help... More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !