Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: Help with Desktop Graphics Score

18 Mar 2011   #1
Waffleicious

XP Pro SP3 / Windows 7 RC
 
 
Help with Desktop Graphics Score

I have a decent machine with dual 5770s in Crossfire and my performance rating is usually around 7.3 for everything except for my hard drive which is only a 5.8. I saw that the score was grayed out today and needed refreshing, so I did that and my Gaming Graphics score went up to 7.4 but my Desktop Graphics score (for aero) went down to a ridiculous 2.4!

I disabled Aero, restarted, reran the entire assessment, and the Desktop Graphics score went up to 4.7 but I can't get it any higher than that! Gaming Graphics is still at 7.4, so this doesn't make much sense to me

I have the latest drivers for everything and before I update video drivers, I use DriverSweeper to remove EVERYTHING, so I doubt it's leftover files after an update that are causing the issue.

If anyone has any suggestions, I'd be glad to try them. I just think its ridiculous that my lowest AND highest scores come from my video cards


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

19 Mar 2011   #2
crayonmuncher

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

That is strange iget i 6.7 using my HD4670.

Is crossfire enabled?

Btw you do know that windows expeirence score is pretty much useless? only if you get a drop in real world performance would i be worried, for example low frame rates in games.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
19 Mar 2011   #3
bobkn

Windows 7 Pro X64 SP1
 
 

It's ridiculous, but I've seen it in the past.

I have no idea why, but I got low WEI numbers with ATI drivers, while getting normal numbers with other benchmarks.

If your real graphic performance appears to be normal, I suggest ignoring the WEI.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.


21 Mar 2011   #4
Waffleicious

XP Pro SP3 / Windows 7 RC
 
 

Okay I'll just ignore it because I still get great performance in games. Idk if you'd know anything about this, but when playing Just Cause 2 with Crossfire enabled, I get major tearing in a solid line across the screen where the two video cards' rendering meets. This is even with forcing V-Sync. Any reason why this would happen? It doesn't seem to do it in other games :/
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 Help with Desktop Graphics Score




Thread Tools





Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Low Graphics Score with higher clocks.
Hey, need some help to find out what's causing this, now this is what i did,used a modded BIOS of the same version as my card with volts 1.3 and power limit set to 125% and running it on 1549Mhz this is what i get : Graphics Score from 3DMark : This is what i got before using the modded...
PC Custom Builds and Overclocking
The graphics score is low in WEI scores !
I have intel HD 3000 and GeForce GT 525 M (laptop) but the graphics score is always 4.9 !!! in Win 7 and Win 8
Graphic Cards
New graphics card giving low WEI score?
I just upgraded from a 8800GT to a Radeon 5870, and after I ran the WEI.. well, I'll show you. http://img502.imageshack.us/img502/2222/lowscore.th.jpg My 8800GT gave me a 6.8 on the Gaming graphics scale. Is something wrong with my card?
Graphic Cards
Low score based on graphics performance
Hi everyone, W7 has rated my PC base score as 1, but my CPU & memory at 6.6, HD at 5.9 Is this greatly affecting my overall PC performance? I mostly use my Pc for Photoshop, internet surfing and as a media centre. I don’t play any games on it. My Pc performs ok, but I am wondering if my...
Graphic Cards
Graphics performance score--so what?
When I upgraded from Windows 7 RC to the release version, my gaming graphics perforamance score went down from 4.9 to 3.6. The graphics score stayed at 4.4. Despire the low graphics score, I have experienced no problems whatsoever with Photoshop, Illustrator or Aero. So what good is the...
Graphic Cards

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 14:48.

Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App