Hello all. First, here is my updated rig: FX 8350 MSI TFIII 7950 16 gb ram Asrock Fatal1ty 990fx Antec kuhler 620 Thermaltake smart series 850w 80 plus.
Now I was trying to do some light overclocking, and was able to achieve 4.5 ghz rather easily. So, I decided to try out some 3dmark 11.
At stock speeds my P score was 6923. At 4.5 ghz my P score was 6500..... At 4.3 ghz it was 6200. I have no clue how this is happening. P.S. I Prime95ed both OCs and was stable for 20+ minutes with a max core temp of 50c.
This is honestly mind boggling to me. Help would be appreciated.
I do have some experience ocing the fx line. I use to own an fx 4100 and got that stable @ 4.3 ghz on stock voltages and that boosted my performance a lot.
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Did the overclock affect the graphics card in any way?