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3dmark06, score of 10034

by kmurda521 / January 27, 2009 10:48 AM PST

Running 3dmark06 professional version, I got a score of 10034. Now, with my system specs I feel that is low. Does anyone have any advice??

Here is what I'm running:
CPU: Core 2 Quad Q6600 @ 2.4ghz (stock)
Heatsink: Zerotherm Nirvana Premium
RAM: 2x2gb Corsair @ 800mhz (stock)
GPU: evga GeForce 9800gt 512mb (stock)
Mobo: nForce 780i sli
Hard Drive: 500Gb Seagate Barracuda

Looking at those specs, is my score low? Or is that normal? I have updated all of the drivers so I'm pretty sure that isn't the problem. I have also ran a test on 3dmark vantage, and got a score of about 6300. Thank you for your time.

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Sounds bout right to me.
by AkulaTheDeathScythe / January 27, 2009 4:06 PM PST

Seems fine, I don't see why you think it should be higher, though most people do seem to be a little supirsed by how low their score seems to them. You should look more at how its assigns the score. Consider that it took a system with a a quad core overclocked to 6.5ghz to get a score above 45,000.

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by repete_smile / January 28, 2009 9:38 AM PST

3dmark is quite GPU intensive, upgrade the video card.

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