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Windows 7: Show Us Your WEI [4]

10 Jan 2013   #31

Win7 Pro - 64bit
 
 
My newly updated WEI

It's been a few months since I've posted here so I kinda wanted to update here with my WEI (and previous one from the "Show Us Your WEI [2]" thread.

The rating of 4.0 is from 2010 with integrated graphics (same motherboard and CPU as the 7.2 rating). No I do not know how I have a 7.0 on the hard drive when it wasn't solid state.

Both of the following ratings are rated on an Intel SSD 520 Series 180gb and an Nvidia Geforce GTX 550ti graphics card and 16gb of RAM.

The rating of 7.2 is from January 1 of 2013 with AMD Athlon II X4 (2.8 GHz) and GIGABYTE GA-880GM-UD2H motherboard.

The rating of 7.4 is from January 11 of 2013 (today) with Intel i7-3770k processor and Intel DZ77GAL-70K motherboard.

The most interesting thing I've noticed in comparison, is that the Intel SSD has better performance on the Intel Motherboard and Processor. Who would have guessed that items from the same manufacturer perform better together

Hope people find this interesting and possibly helpful.

I know now that I've upgraded to the near-perfect current Intel setup, I'll be sticking with Intel from now on.

Worth it!
okami



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10 Jan 2013   #32

Windows 7 Pro-x64
 
 

Any drive would probably be better on an Intel matched system. I think there's a bottleneck in the AMD processors in the way it handles the disk buffer. At least there used to be. This was discussed about two years ago, or so, when the first i7s starting hitting the market.

I'm still running this two year old dilapidated i7-2600 system on an Intel board but using a C300-128 SSD. My disk score is 7.9 but I'm held back by the on-board graphics (5.8 Aero, 6.4 Business/Gaming). It's still blazing fast for what I do. Until I see something that will "substantially" improve on what I have, I'll keep plugging along.
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10 Jan 2013   #33

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 X64 (Windows 8.1, Linux Mint, Windows XP in VM)
 
 

Okami 11X, nice scores. Well done. Congrats.
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10 Jan 2013   #34

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Ult x64 - SP1/ Windows 8 Pro x64
 
 

Nice scores okami 11x, nice rig as well.
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12 Jan 2013   #35

Win7 Pro - 64bit
 
 

Thanks essenbe and Dave76

I was beginning to think the same thing carwiz. I definitely see a better boot time with the Intel infrastructure
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12 Jan 2013   #36

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit
 
 

Great scores okami, looks like you have yourself a real nice rig now
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12 Jan 2013   #37

Win7 Pro - 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by paulpicks21 View Post
Great scores okami, looks like you have yourself a real nice rig now
thank you! it feels great to finally be where I want to be

I just hope this rig still feels this great 2 more years down the line when I look upgrade again cuz then I might not hah
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12 Jan 2013   #38

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by okami 11x View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by paulpicks21 View Post
Great scores okami, looks like you have yourself a real nice rig now
thank you! it feels great to finally be where I want to be

I just hope this rig still feels this great 2 more years down the line when I look upgrade again cuz then I might not hah
I am sure it will! As long as you can fight off the upgrade bug, that rig should be good for many years.
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12 Jan 2013   #39

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit SP 1
 
 

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My scores with new Samsung 840 Pro SSD.


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12 Jan 2013   #40

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by LittleJay View Post
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My scores with new Samsung 840 Pro SSD.
That looks very good, nice work there matey.
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