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  Reply # 76343 29-Jun-2007 21:50 Send private message

need to upgrade the processor
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Component Details Subscore Base score
Processor AMD Athlon(tm) 64 X2 Dual Core Processor 4600+ 5.0
5.0
  Determined by lowest subscore
Memory (RAM) 2.00 GB 5.9
Graphics NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GTS 5.9
Gaming graphics 1406 MB Total available graphics memory 5.9
Primary hard disk 30GB Free (83GB Total) 5.6
Windows Vista (TM) Ultimate



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  Reply # 76348 29-Jun-2007 23:11 Send private message

kowtow ... you have the bragging rights! you just wait mr bradstewart will dig deep to beat that! altho' you guys are pretty even i must say ...



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  Reply # 76353 30-Jun-2007 01:57 Send private message

Well played sir. However I just ordered an XFX 8800GTS 640MB today so we'll see how that goes. I'm also waiting on the AMD Phenom X4's to arrive in a couple of months

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  Reply # 76364 30-Jun-2007 12:17 Send private message

ComponentDetailsSubscoreBase score
ProcessorIntel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 3.06GHz4.0
1.0
  Determined by lowest subscore
Memory (RAM)1.96 GB3.9
GraphicsSiS 650_651_M650_M652_740 (Microsoft Corporation - XDDM)1.9
Gaming graphicsNot detected1.0
Primary hard disk14GB Free (37GB Total)5.3
Windows Vista (TM) Ultimate


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  Reply # 76368 30-Jun-2007 12:36 Send private message

More details about my computer

Component Details Subscore Base score
Processor AMD Athlon(tm) 64 X2 Dual Core Processor 3800+ 4.9
4.7
  Determined by lowest subscore
Memory (RAM) 2.00 GB 4.7
Graphics NVIDIA GeForce 7800 GT 5.9
Gaming graphics 751 MB Total available graphics memory 5.3
Primary hard disk 58GB Free (112GB Total) 5.2
Windows Vista (TM) Ultimate







Media centre PC - Case Silverstone LC16M with 2 X 80mm AcoustiFan DustPROOF, MOBO Gigabyte MA785GT-UD3H, CPU AMD X2 240 under volted, RAM 4 Gig DDR3 1033, HDD 120Gig System/512Gig data, Tuners 2 X Hauppauge HVR-3000, 1 X HVR-2200, Video Palit GT 220, Sound Realtek 886A HD (onboard), Optical LiteOn DH-401S Blue-ray using TotalMedia Theatre Power Corsair VX Series, 450W ATX PSU OS Windows 7 x64



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Reply # 76411 30-Jun-2007 21:09 Send private message

After some driver tweaks I think bragging rights are mine again:

ComponentDetailsSubscoreBase score
ProcessorAMD Athlon(tm) 64 X2 Dual Core Processor 5200+5.3
5.3
  Determined by lowest subscore
Memory (RAM)3.00 GB5.9
GraphicsNVIDIA GeForce 7900 GS 5.9
Gaming graphics1535 MB Total available graphics memory5.9
Primary hard disk156GB Free (233GB Total)5.7
Windows Vista (TM) Ultimate

Bring it on I say...

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Reply # 76415 30-Jun-2007 21:37 Send private message

Bring it on I say...


Overkill, I say. That's not a home desktop PC. It's a small business server!
Shouldn't your OS be Windows Server 2008 Beta 3?   Laughing









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Reply # 76417 30-Jun-2007 22:11 Send private message

Well I do have that dual booting... But this is in fact my desktop PC

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  Reply # 76494 1-Jul-2007 18:33 Send private message

it seems everyone got Windows Vista (TM) Ultimate




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  Reply # 76505 1-Jul-2007 19:56 Send private message

Saptha: it seems everyone got Windows Vista (TM) Ultimate

Well Ultimate was aimed at the geeky types who want all the features they'll never use... I think that covers everyone here

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  Reply # 76509 1-Jul-2007 20:34 Send private message

well said! ok so you are going to overclock too or have you already done that? any tips on overclocking athlon 64 dual cores?




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  Reply # 76512 1-Jul-2007 21:09 Send private message

Yeah I overclocked graphics card by quite a bit. The ASUS 7900GS is an awesome card to OC. I only increased the CPU from 2.6GHz to 2.7 GHz. Easiest way is via the BIOS and increase clock speed if your BIOS supports it.

Also if anyone is interested I have a one month old Athlon X2 4600+ AM2 for sale...

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  Reply # 76516 1-Jul-2007 22:34 Send private message


ComponentDetailsSubscoreBase score
ProcessorAMD Athlon(tm) 64 X2 Dual Core Processor 3800+4.8
4.5
  Determined by lowest subscore
Memory (RAM)1.00 GB4.5
GraphicsNVIDIA GeForce 7600 GT 5.9
Gaming graphics511 MB Total available graphics memory5.4
Primary hard disk182GB Free (298GB Total)5.7
Windows Vista (TM) Business


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  Reply # 76833 4-Jul-2007 05:37 Send private message

Mine is 3.

But here is a gag tweak, where u can TWEAK it very simply to increase it !!!

Go to C:\Windows\Performance\WinSAT\DataStore and check for the latest xml file. Open it with Word. Navigate to Lines 12-19. They will show scores of your PC on various accounts. Although the scores are meant to have a range from 1.0 to 5.9, you can just change the main one in Line-12 to whatever figue you want.

Features of software relying on your Windows Experience Score will now ALSO get enabled. eg. if your score is below a 3.0, you can’t have themes for the Photo Screensaver.

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  Reply # 77345 8-Jul-2007 17:38 Send private message


ComponentDetailsSubscoreBase score
ProcessorAMD Athlon(tm) 64 X2 Dual Core Processor 3800+4.8
4.8
  Determined by lowest subscore
Memory (RAM)3.00 GB5.9
GraphicsNVIDIA GeForce 7600 GT 5.9
Gaming graphics751 MB Total available graphics memory5.4
Primary hard disk170GB Free (298GB Total)5.7
Windows Vista (TM) Business


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