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Windows 7: wei cpu score


04 Oct 2010   #1

windows 7 ultimate 64 bit
 
 
wei cpu score

Just a small issue i built this desky out of ebay spares (no single component over 50) 3-4 months ago. and untill recently had a wei cpu score of 7.9 i then had a small prob with my top fan (jammed with cpu cooling fan wire) tested it again a day or so later and the wei score has dropped to 7.3 ? any ideas

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04 Oct 2010   #2

windows 7 ultimate 64 bit
 
 

oh and my ram score went up 7.4 to 7.7 (shrug)
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07 Oct 2010   #3

windows 7 ultimate 64 bit
 
 

heres the snipps


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07 Oct 2010   #4

Win7 HP (x64)/Win7 Ultimate (x64)
 
 

Hi

Maybe this offers some explanation

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What is the Windows Experience Index?

The Windows Experience Index measures the capability of your computer's hardware and software configuration and expresses this measurement as a number called a base score. A higher base score generally means that your computer will perform better and faster than a computer with a lower base score, especially when performing more advanced and resource-intensive tasks.

Each hardware component receives an individual subscore. Your computer's base score is determined by the lowest subscore. For example, if the lowest subscore of an individual hardware component is 2.6, then the base score is 2.6. The base score is not an average of the combined subscores. However, the subscores can give you a view of how the components that are most important to you will perform, and can help you decide which components to upgrade.

You can use the base score to buy programs and other software that are matched to your computer's base score. For example, if your computer has a base score of 3.3, then you can buy any software designed for this version of Windows that requires a computer with a base score of 3 or lower.

The scores currently range from 1.0 to 7.9. The Windows Experience Index is designed to accommodate advances in computer technology. As hardware speed and performance improve, higher score ranges will be enabled. The standards for each level of the index generally stay the same. However, in some cases, new tests might be developed that can result in lower scores.
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07 Oct 2010   #5

windows 7 ultimate 64 bit
 
 

Cool so my new/old cpu got even older and my old/new ram got newer. Perhaps i should've read that ha ha thanks
Rob
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07 Oct 2010   #6

Win7 HP (x64)/Win7 Ultimate (x64)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by robbymcnob View Post
Cool so my new/old cpu got even older and my old/new ram got newer. Perhaps i should've read that ha ha thanks
Rob

Lol!
Yeah - funny that it behaves the way. Either way, don't read too much into WEI.

Regards
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