3dMark Lowered Tags: Graphics Cards World Of Warcraft Geforce Graphics Last response: February 18, 2009 5:17 PM in Graphics & Displays Share gamerx256 February 18, 2009 4:38:45 PM I had a geforce 6800 128mb video card in my system and bought a geforce 512mb 8500GT. When I ran 3dmark my score lowered by 300, and I went into world of warcraft and my fps was lower aswell. More about : 3dmark lowered | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove theAnimal February 18, 2009 4:44:08 PM Sounds about right. Bigger number doesn't necessarily mean better card. | Report abuse Zenthar Graphics card Expert February 18, 2009 4:54:41 PM 300 isn't much, it could be that some process started in the background during the test. As for WoW, how lower are your FPS? | Report abuse boulard83 February 18, 2009 5:17:19 PM A 8500GT is in par with a 6800. near to be. You should have buyed a 9600gt or a HD4670 for a real improvement. ATI Radeon HD 4670 512 MB : 8095 NVIDIA Geforce 9600 GT 1024 MB : 9925 NVIDIA Geforce 6800 Ultra 256 MB : 2646 NVIDIA Geforce 8500 GT 256 MB : 2378 NVIDIA Geforce 6800 GT 256 MB : 2302 | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Graphics & Displays>3dMark Lowered> Related ressources: ForumIM ONLY GETTING 20 FPS IN 3DMARK 11 AND IN RUNNING MSI 7970 Forum2 vid cards in mobo, not crossfired... lower 3dmark score? What gives? ForumLower 3DMark score with OC? Forumlower 3dmark 2000 score? ForumPlease Explain how this is possible. [Hihger-end CPU with lower 3DMARK Forum3dMark score much, much lower than expected. Any ideas? Forum3DMark 11/Vantage Scores thread! (Benchmark Thread #3) Forum3dMark Vantage score Forum3dmark score intrepetation ForumLow 3dmark Vantage score ForumAti mobility x1400 x1600 bus width lowered to 64 bit ForumStrange different results in 3dmark 11 ForumHELP! 3dmark dropped thousands in vista vs xp ForumExtremely low 3DMark Vantage scores ForumWeird 3dmark and Real World Performance (x1650pro vs. 6800xt) ForumReally lowered performance Forumultra low score on 3dmark 05 ForumSapphire 7970 3dMark 11 scores ForumGTX 670 only achieving 4007 graphic score in 3Dmark ForumAsus 660ti DCU2 SLI, 680 DCU2 TOP or 7970 Matrix More resources Read discussions in other Graphics & Displays categories Ati GPUs Graphics Cards Gtx HD Monitors SLI Crossfire Tuner Cards Radeon Video Diamond Multimedia Matrox Nvidia Palit PowerColor Asus Games !