Benchmarking in Win7 Vs Win8
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January 20, 2013, 06:17 PM
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: North East Alberta
My System Specs
Well I found Prime95 and put my CPU to a Torture Test - after three hours I shut it down, nothing should be tortured that long right? Anyway it passed 99 tests in that time,failed none, no warnings issued, the CPU temp rose to 60° C. Not sure how hot is too hot for a CPU or GPU (they stayed in the 30 - 40°C range and the MB was mid 30° range. Seems only the CPU was being tested.
I also found that while I can set the system to 44x in BIOS and boot to Win8, Win7 has issues with the CPU set to 44x and shut down a few times. Works OK at 43 so I guess I'll just leave it there. 43x vs 44x don't expect that much of a difference. I can take it to 46x in AI Suite if I want to in Win8, Win7 likes 43x as max unless I'm prepared for sudden shut down.
I'll have to go back to FRAPS and see what I can see in the real world.
Fort Kent, Alberta
2012 - A10 Rig
My System Specs
ASUS F2 A85M Pro
AMD A10 5800K 4.2Ghz most of the time
32 GB Kingston HyperX Red @ 1600 Mhz
Gigabyte HD 7970 OC
128 GB Kingstons Hyper X SSD (Win8 OS) 180 GB Intell 330 SSD (Win7 0S) 2T Seagate SATA III Drive 3T Seagate SATA III Drive 750 Seagate e-SATA FreeAgent portable drive 250 Seagate Passport USB portable drive
Antec 620 HCG-M
Fractal Design R4 Titanium Window
ASUS on board RealtekŪ ALC892 - usually my Razer SWTOR Headphones
LG BlueRay Lightscribe DVD Burner
Three LG Monitors: Main Screen a W2442- 24" LCD, & 2 x LG E2040T LED 20`screens.
Dual Boot: Windows 8.1 Pro ~ Windows 7 Home Premium, both 64 BIT
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