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Old January 7, 2012, 10:24 PM
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I just finished building my PC
Got myself a
ASUS P8Z68-v Gen 3
Intel i7 2600k
Corsair Vengeance 1600 MHz 8 Gb RAM
EVGA GTX 580
Crucial M4 128Gb

My windows experience index numbers are:
Processor 7.7
RAM 7.9
Graphics 7.9
Primary HD: 7.9

Do these look normal?
Is really the CPU the weakest link in my system?

I will be overclocking. But will go watercooling first....
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Old January 8, 2012, 12:09 AM
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Well yah... ther's loads more powerful cpus out there. Just OC it to 4ghz and run it again.
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Old January 8, 2012, 12:47 AM
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wei is a joke ignore it
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Old January 8, 2012, 07:04 PM
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Yep don't rely on WEI at all: there's a reason why all software still lists system requirements as minimal hardware and not WEI numbers
If you want to raise those numbers just find the registry hack to make them all listed as 10 and rely on actual performance to rate how well you system performs for you.
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Old January 8, 2012, 07:28 PM
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don't even worry about that score...
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Old January 8, 2012, 09:03 PM
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Whats wei ?
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Old January 9, 2012, 03:49 AM
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Whats wei ?
See first post
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Old January 9, 2012, 08:23 AM
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Why are you wasting time with this? do 3DMark superPI and other real valuable test ;)
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