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AMD FX-6300 underperforming?

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December 30, 2012 9:47:34 AM

Hi everyone,

I build a System with the FX-6300 on an ASRock 970 Extreme4 Board and I'm running Windows 7 64 bit.
On the Windows 7 performance index I get a CPU score of 7.4 - whereas the score of graphics and RAM is on 7.8.
On 3DMark 11 I get an Psysics score (which I assume is an indicator for the performance of the CPU) of 5353.

So, is my FX-6300 underperforming? Forgot I some important settings in the BIOS or in Windows? I installed the Bulldozer patches KB2645594 and KB2646060. I enabled and disabled the AMD Turbo Mode, I enabled and disabled C6 state - and no big difference (I got the best result without AMD Turbo).

Thanks for any advice and a happy new year 2013!
December 30, 2012 10:35:18 AM

I'm currently downloading 3DMark 11 to test my FX-6100, will edit this post in a few minutes with the results, let's compare.. lol :) 
In my Windows performance index my FX-6100 is rated 7.3 on stock settings, Corsair 8Gb kit dual channel is 7.5..
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December 30, 2012 10:39:32 AM

Don't worry about synthetic scores, worry about how you perform in games. Synthetic scores really mean nothing in the real world.

Mactronix :) 
December 30, 2012 10:42:39 AM

Agreed! :) 
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