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Old December 30, 2010, 06:18 AM
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I seem to be getting almost the same 3Dmark06 results whether I SLI or not. I have 2 GTX 460's using a i7-950 OCd to 4.2G.

Any suggestions to why?

Just received my i7-950 replacing my i7-920, and I am getting pretty the same OC 4.1G using a PX6 asus board on WC. Does this sound right? Max, 24/7 use.

Yep sounds about right... there essentially the same chip.. just the stock clocks are set higher for those who don't overclock.

I am running a i7-950 on a asus P6X58d-e board OC'd to 4.2G running the memory at 1840 at CAS 7. What is the max 24/7 (since I am folding all day long) for a Vcore/CPU voltage?

I am currently using 1.38125V and it is pretty stable. I am also running on WC kit, with RealTemp temperatures of 66-71.

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Old December 30, 2010, 06:24 AM
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Most i7 D0's I've seen do 4 GHz pretty easy... It's the voltage it takes to get to 4.2 or higher that really separates the pack.
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Old December 30, 2010, 01:22 PM
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try running more gpu dependant banchmarks or games, 3d mark 06 needs cpu power.
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Old December 30, 2010, 10:22 PM
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Try some games first. Use fraps to check the FPS.

IF that isn't seeing an improvement than make sure SLI is enabled in the Nvidia driver panel. If that doesn't work then try to see if the SLI bridge is properly installed or see if you have another one to try out. Or try different drivers.

That is a pretty good overclock for the 950.

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Old December 30, 2010, 10:31 PM
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Run Vantage and compare single Card to SLi. ......forget about 3DMK06....

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