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Benchmarking a New System in VISTA 64

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February 7, 2008 4:16:14 PM

I posted this in the Vista section, but its not getting much play...

Anyone have any suggestions for a good benchmarker for Vista 64? I tried PCMARK05, but it had problems, as did the latest Sandra.

What are people using? (Aside from 3DMARK06) I'd really like to get some baselines before I start the OC process.
February 7, 2008 4:21:05 PM

SUPER PI is a good app too
February 7, 2008 5:39:09 PM

Super PI appears not to like VISTA 64 either, and as I am reading, it doesn't do multi-cores. Is that right?
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February 7, 2008 6:07:27 PM

Why don’t you want to use 3DMARK06? Once you complete the bench you get to compare to other Vista64 machines running the same gear…

I posted 11,900 Vista64.. you just cant compare to XP results.
February 7, 2008 6:13:46 PM

super pi works fine on my vista 64 system
February 7, 2008 6:56:38 PM

benchmarks are over rated for home use.

we get pple telling us, i got 12000 score in 3rdmark2006 is it good? n some related questions which doesnt make any difference. (as long as the system is not bottlenecked).
February 7, 2008 7:35:45 PM

My purpose wasn't so much to brag to the world, as for internal purposes only. I want to have a baseline to compare my OCs to, and also to refer back to later in life.

I find its helpful later on if I THINK my *insert component here* is a little off to be able to compare its current performance to "out of the box".

@Grieve: I did use 3Dmark06, and it worked fine. I got around your scores... I just wanted a broader measure of different components.
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