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Windows 7: Running Single Graphics Card from Second PCIe

04 Jul 2012   #11
Tomha

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
 
 

I looked around a bit and 3DMark is popular, I might give the free version a go... alternatively........


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04 Jul 2012   #12
solarmystic

Windows 7 x64 Professional SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Tomha View Post
I looked around a bit and 3DMark is popular, I might give the free version a go... alternatively........
Did you check out my previous post? (right before yours) Unigine Heaven is another good one...
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04 Jul 2012   #13
Tomha

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
 
 

I did read that, much appreciated. I would like to go with a somewhat reputable benchmark for peace of mind and I know 3dmark is used a lot. What is the difference between 3dmark 11 and 3dmark vantage?
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04 Jul 2012   #14
solarmystic

Windows 7 x64 Professional SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Tomha View Post
I did read that, much appreciated. I would like to go with a somewhat reputable benchmark for peace of mind and I know 3dmark is used a lot. What is the difference between 3dmark 11 and 3dmark vantage?
3DMark Vantage = Tests DirectX 10 Performance + PhysX

3DMark11 = Tests DirectX 11 Performance

To see some insane scores for laughs and giggles, try getting the older versions like 3dmark 06 or 3dmark 05, and watch your FPS meter while running those benchmarks fly to infinity and beyond.
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04 Jul 2012   #15
Tomha

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
 
 

I see...hmm...I spose it really makes no difference which one I use out of 3d mark or that heaven one, I'll just use that
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04 Jul 2012   #16
solarmystic

Windows 7 x64 Professional SP1
 
 

Tomha, we posted simultaneously, read my previous post for some laughs.
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04 Jul 2012   #17
Tomha

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
 
 

Right, got 3dmark 05 and the heaven thing downloading.
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04 Jul 2012   #18
Tomha

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
 
 

well thats just amazing...Heaven gives me some error when I try to start the benchmark and wont let me
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04 Jul 2012   #19
Tomha

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
 
 

aaaaaaand 3d mark 05 wont work either...aparently im doing something very wrong :P

I think I'll get my fresh install of windows working then get it all set up before I try benchmark.
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04 Jul 2012   #20
solarmystic

Windows 7 x64 Professional SP1
 
 

You do that mate, best to get those fundamentals out of the way...
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