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February 10, 2009 8:56:36 PM

Hi Guys/Girls

I have recently built a new computer that i think is quite nice but im not sure its running to it's maximum performance and was hoping you could help. I dont really want to overclock this system but i think it should be giving me better 3dmark06 scores than what it is, which is 11295marks.

any help you guys could give me would be greatly appreciated :kaola:  .

The system i have is as follows:

:INTEL Core 2 Quad Q6600 2.4GHZ 95W

:XFX nForce 780i MCP SLI FSB1333Mhz DDR2 GLan Intel

:Antec TruePower 850W Quattro ATX Power Supply w/EPS 12V

:XFX GeForce 9800GTX+ 512MB 738MHz D3 PCIe 2.0

:Corsair TWIN2X4096-8500C5DF 4GB (2x2GB) PC-8500 (1066Mhz)

:Seagate 1TB 32M SATA II Hard disk drive (NCQ) (3Gb/s)

:Zalman CNP9700NT Ultra Quiet CPU Cooler

Thanks all.

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February 10, 2009 9:27:45 PM

Your system is somewhat cpu bottlenecked. You should be able to easily overclock it to 3.0 -3.2ghz and it will help quite a bit.
February 10, 2009 11:44:50 PM

I'm running something similar and I'm getting 14,300-14,500 in 3dmar06.
Abit IP35PRO
Q6600 3.6Ghz on air
WD7500AAKS
Corsair XMS 2 PC 6400 4-4-4-12 4x1024
BFG GE Force 8800GT OC2
750 PSU (Came w/ case)
Zallman CNPS 9700 LED
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February 11, 2009 12:09:33 AM

Your score isn't too far off, my friends pc had a stock q6600 and an 8800gt and only got 11.5k. OC your cpu and you'll see quite an increase (like orangegator said).
February 11, 2009 1:06:37 AM

Ill give that a go and see how i get on thanks Raidur :) 

wood was your cpu OC at all to get those results ??

thanks for the info guys much appreciated
February 11, 2009 11:55:30 PM

Yeah it was OC'd.
February 12, 2009 5:32:59 AM

cheers thaksfor the help much appreciated gonna give it a go this weekend see how i get on :kaola: 
!