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Getting 4820 3dmarks score with x4 955+ hd 4890????

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July 8, 2011 11:02:03 PM

http://3dmark.com/3dm06/15866522;jsessionid=q3nc602s0t35?show_ads=true&page=%2F3dm06%2F15866522%3Fkey%3D5EKW8RbV0EFfY8rBaCS3PP05NEQTqU

really need some help, I've been struggling the last couple of days with this :ouch: 

phenom x4 955
4gb ddr2 800
hd 4890
f80 ssd
motherboard: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

power supply: 550w cooler master
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

windows xp pro 32 bit


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July 9, 2011 4:30:29 AM

Phenom II X4 955 running at 765 isn't a good CPU for that benchmark, plus you only have 3.25GB available on RAM.
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July 9, 2011 5:09:59 PM

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Getting 4820 3dmarks score with x4 955+ hd 4890????


Are you asking us if that's your score?
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July 9, 2011 6:09:15 PM

2ak2 said:
http://3dmark.com/3dm06/15866522;jsessionid=q3nc602s0t35?show_ads=true&page=%2F3dm06%2F15866522%3Fkey%3D5EKW8RbV0EFfY8rBaCS3PP05NEQTqU

really need some help, I've been struggling the last couple of days with this :ouch: 

phenom x4 955
4gb ddr2 800
hd 4890
f80 ssd
motherboard: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

power supply: 550w cooler master
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

windows xp pro 32 bit


3dmark says your cpu is running at 765mhz instead of 3.2Ghz. The motherboard you linked based on neweggs information only supports 65W processors meaning it doesn't support your power hungry 125W Phenom II 955. Try getting a motherboard that actually supports your processor, because even an Athlon X2 with a 4670 gets a higher 3dmark06 score than you. You must have terrible performance in nearly everything.

I looked on Jetways website, I can't even find that motherboard on there.
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July 9, 2011 7:02:49 PM

yeah I got swindled by newegg. It was the lowest cpu+mobo combo deal they had specifically for the 955, and I was clueless on the mobo being inadequate. I've spent the last two days puling my hair out trying to figure out the problem, and came to the realization that the motherboard sucks..and that it automatically set my clock to 800 mhz..now i have to get punished through the rma. I guess newegg practices combo bundles not making sense, pretty deceitful. I know I should have done my homework, but I did. I went by performance charts, and PSU wattage requirements. How the hell was I supposed to know that the cheapest priced motherboard-cpu combo was incompatible..so lame
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July 9, 2011 8:02:00 PM

2ak2 said:
yeah I got swindled by newegg. It was the lowest cpu+mobo combo deal they had specifically for the 955, and I was clueless on the mobo being inadequate. I've spent the last two days puling my hair out trying to figure out the problem, and came to the realization that the motherboard sucks..and that it automatically set my clock to 800 mhz..now i have to get punished through the rma. I guess newegg practices combo bundles not making sense, pretty deceitful. I know I should have done my homework, but I did. I went by performance charts, and PSU wattage requirements. How the hell was I supposed to know that the cheapest priced motherboard-cpu combo was incompatible..so lame


I think most would have assumed the board would be compatible with the 955 since Newegg had a combo, actually shocks me that they would have a combo that doesn't work.
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July 9, 2011 8:13:46 PM

Yeah I guess I'll try to return everything..since I'm worried I might have done damage to the cpu having it run on such a low tdp motherboard :/ 
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