Low performance on new Gaming build Tags: Build Performance Graphics Cards Processors Gaming Systems Last response: April 10, 2011 6:07 PM in Systems Share hitech126 April 10, 2011 5:23:09 AM Put together last weekend, I think I am getting low performance based on what I have seen around here. Graphics card is softmodded to a 6970 and processor is overclocked with OC Genie. 3D Mark scores What could be causing me to get such low results? More about : low performance gaming build xGrunty April 10, 2011 6:21:03 AM Not sure if the link you gave me is to your results but the score is almost 14,000 so I don't think that is low. EDIT: The 3DMark Scores link I mean and not the pictures. EDIT2: Nevermind I thought 14k was a high score but I researched and it isn't geekapproved a b U Graphics card a b 4 Gaming April 10, 2011 2:23:46 PM Why are you using 3dmark06? This is 2011, try 3dmark11 or 3dmark Vantage. Related resources New gaming build not up to par. Low graphics performance . - Forum Fallout 3/ New Vegas Low-Performance - Forum Low performance on new build ? - Forum High Temps, Low Performance . New PC - Forum Good Performance Low Price Build - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer geekapproved a b U Graphics card a b 4 Gaming April 10, 2011 2:28:20 PM It seems a bit low to me, but I have not seen any other 2500K/6970 benchmarks to compare with. I ran Geekbench (lol, never heard of before) I scored 5998 with a i3-2100/5850 all stock clocks and a old 7200rpm hdd. 2nd run scored 6061. hitech126 April 10, 2011 6:07:29 PM Oh I didn't realize I was using an outdated version. 3D Mark 11 Score The 3D Mark 11 scores seem to be quite a bit higher, but that still doesn't explain the low Geekbench score. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Low power consumption / plus gaming performance Forum Performance Questions New Gaming PC Build Forum Low -noise and high- performance gaming rig - Any probelms? Forum GTX 690 low performance in BF3 Forum Low Budget Build , Price for Performance Advice Forum Best Intel Gaming Build for Low Res max of new games Forum Low power consumption, good performance build Forum First time low budget gaming build (500-700$) Forum Building a new system with performance , efficiency, and low noise. Forum Building a new Low -end/Mediocre PC (budget PC with gaming in mind) Forum Power Supply good for cheap price Forum [Solved] $950 gaming PC Forum [Solved] New College/Gaming Rig Forum Is this ok for cheap gaming build? Forum [Solved] Need help gaming rig under or little above $800 Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !