New System Build Running but !!

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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  1. 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.
  2. I'm running something similar and I'm getting 14,300-14,500 in 3dmar06.
    Abit IP35PRO
    Q6600 3.6Ghz on air
    Corsair XMS 2 PC 6400 4-4-4-12 4x1024
    BFG GE Force 8800GT OC2
    750 PSU (Came w/ case)
    Zallman CNPS 9700 LED
  3. 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).
  4. 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
  5. Yeah it was OC'd.
  6. cheers thaksfor the help much appreciated gonna give it a go this weekend see how i get on :kaola:
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