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Gtx 260, 3dmark score normal?

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July 16, 2009 8:37:47 AM

Is 11899 a decent score for the gtx260? I just installed an extra 3 gigs of ddr 3 corsair dominator ram today.. so I have a total of 6 gigs on windows vista 64..


System specs: Intel i7core 920 processor (nehalem) socket LGA 1366, evga gtx 260 graphics card, coolermaster real power 700 w modular power supply, corsair 3gb (3 X 1gb) ddr3 dominator 1600 mhz tripple channel ddr3, hdd= samsung spinpoint f1 750 gb sata-II 32 mb cache, motherboard = asus p6t intel X58 socket 1366

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July 16, 2009 9:52:45 AM

Which version of 3dMark have you run?

If that score is for 3dMark06, then it is low. (my system: 8800GT+C2D@2.7Ghz => 10000+ score)
If that score is in Vantage, I don't know, because I never ran it...
July 16, 2009 9:57:44 AM

I'm using 3dmark06 basic.. I thought it was low :|. I don't know why though..
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July 16, 2009 12:15:36 PM

Its too low.
I use 9600gt & athlon x2 6000+ and my score is 10600
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July 16, 2009 3:17:08 PM

OC the crap out of your CPU if you want a higher score.
July 16, 2009 3:41:43 PM

Mousemonkey said:
OC the crap out of your CPU if you want a higher score.



Yeah, I could do that, but shouldn't it be getting a higher score without OC?
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July 16, 2009 4:23:27 PM

3D '06 has and always will be CPU reliant and seems to favour the slightly older cards, try Vantage instead or better still, some games.
July 17, 2009 6:32:16 AM

Opened case cleaned off the stock thermal grease and added my own.. I'm getting 14k in 3dmark06 now. I checked my temperature's last night and noticed the cpu was at 77 degrees C; now it touches 60 when running games but doesn't go over that. So I'm guessing it was a overheating issue.. I thought the stock cooler would be enough since I wasn't planning on OCing.. sigh.. anyone recommend a cooling system?
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