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Old January 1, 2013, 10:51 AM
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Default Just over $1000 computer. Need help tuning.

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$39 Keybaord
$115 Cpu FX-6100
$45 Patriot Viper 3 8GB 2X4GB PC3-15000 DDR3-1866
$89.99 Antec Eleven Hundred Performance Gaming Case XL-ATX
$29.99 Cooler Master Hyper 212 Evo Direct Touch 4 Heatpipe Heatsink AM2 AM3
$84.99 Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium Edition 64BIT SP1 DVD
$79.99 Seagate Barracuda 2TB 7200RPM SATA3 64MB Cache 3.5in
$89.99 XFX 750W PRO750W XXX Edition Single Rail ATX 12V 62A 24PIN ATX Modular Power Supply 80PLUS Silver
$39.99 LG CH12LS28 12X Blu-Ray Reader & Lightscribe DVD Writer Combo Drive
$29.99 A4 Tech by Azio V7 Wired Optical Gaming Mouse 3200PI USB
$229.99 XFX Radeon HD 7870 Core Ed. 1000MHZ 2GB 4.8GHZ GDDR5 DVI HDMI 2XMINIDP PCI-E
$139.99 Gigabyte 990FXA-UD3 AMD990FX ATX AM3+ DDR3 4PCI-E16 2PCI-E1 1PCI SLI SATA3 USB3.0 Motherboard
Total: $1013.91

I put it all together and am Looking for a Program that will let me post performance numbers, Something seems amiss to me. Need help.
will post pictures soon.
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Old January 1, 2013, 10:58 AM
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Got the photos
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Old January 1, 2013, 11:39 AM
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Check here for some benchmark programs...

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When you say something seems amiss, what exactly do you think is wrong? Slow response time, slow hard drive, etc...?

Give us a more generalized idea so we can compare benchmarks.
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Old January 1, 2013, 11:42 AM
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What seems off?
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Old January 1, 2013, 01:55 PM
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i was looking though the ram speed and one of the programs that monitor ram speed said 800mhz, not the 1866 speed i expected to see
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You have to double the speed most programs tell you. If it says 800 then it's 1600mhz effective. Your bios should tell you what it's running at.
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Old January 1, 2013, 03:21 PM
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You have to double the speed most programs tell you. If it says 800 then it's 1600mhz effective. Your bios should tell you what it's running at.
Also, in the BIOS make sure the memory divider is set to 9.33 in the "Set Memory Clock" section of M.I.T. That will give you the full 1866Mhz ram speed.
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This may be a shot in the dark, but did you install your chipset drivers?
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Old January 1, 2013, 05:07 PM
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Figured it out it seems I looked in bios first, before I installed the Chipset drivers and restarted the computer. Still trying to find a Free Hardware assessor that has everything about the system, including driver versions, Speeds, etc thats useful. Used it before on another computer had some weird name I can't remember...LOL hope that babble was of use to what i'm looking for.
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Old January 1, 2013, 05:32 PM
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Figured it out it seems I looked in bios first, before I installed the Chipset drivers and restarted the computer. Still trying to find a Free Hardware assessor that has everything about the system, including driver versions, Speeds, etc thats useful. Used it before on another computer had some weird name I can't remember...LOL hope that babble was of use to what i'm looking for.
Aida or Everest are a couple good ones.

But honestly..

Cpu-Z for CPU/RAM crap
GPu-Z for GPU crap
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