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Windows 7: Show Us Your WEI [3]

14 Jun 2011   #51
jeepmann4x4

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by essenbe View Post
I can see why you named it supercomputer, I probably would have too. How high did you OC it to get 7.8? I had my i5 OC to 4.6 and could only get 7.6.
I thought the name fit.. May not be the worlds Supercomputer, but it's my Supercomputer!

I got the 7.8 with my 24/7 oc of 4.5Ghz(see specs), you can see the oc pics in the old post but I guess I should of added that one too. Here it is... Can also see the whole build here....Longlast The New Build is DONE-ISH




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14 Jun 2011   #52
essenbe

Windows 10 Pro/ Windows 10 Pro Insider
 
 

That's a good looking build. I know you are enjoying it. Those numbers are as good as WEI gets. Supercomputer is an appropriate name.
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14 Jun 2011   #53
RealGoneKid

Windows 7 Ultimate X64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by jakeythesnake View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by essenbe View Post
Looks like a good looking laptop, I want one.
Then buy one they're not actually that expensive. I'm kicking myself for getting one *just before* they released them with sandy bridge i7's

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dave76 View Post
Very nice gamers laptop.

To check the CPU core temps, play your most stressful game or run Prime95.
Be carefull with heat on a laptop, your's has a very nice cooling system, just watch the core temps.
Intel is vague, actually they omitted posting the max CPU temp (Tcase), for this CPU's recommended max core temp.
I'm conservative when it comes to CPU temps, even for a laptop I wouldn't want to be much over 60C for more than a couple of minutes.
Heat is the number one computer component killer.

CPU - Stress Test with Prime95
Prime95 Torture test
First open Real Temp to monitor CPU temperatures, don't go over 77C.
Open Prime95 and stop the test if it is running, in Advanced tab select 'Round off checking', in the Options tab select 'Torture Test...', in the window that opens select 'Blend', after 'Number of torture test threads to run' enter 8, then click OK to start the test.

This program will max out your CPU, max frequency and 100% useage, during the test.
It usually takes less than a minute to reach max temps.
For a laptop I would just use this program to test the max temps, run it for 1-2 minutes only.

That extra hard drive bay is just begging for a SSD, you only need a 60GB SSD for your OS and apps, then keep all data on the spinner.
I have a 40GB SSD and a HDD in my laptop, two bays.
The performance is simply amazing, battery time went from 4 hours to 7+ hours.
Yeah I've run Prime before, max temps on the CPU are 64/59/63/61 under full load and 45 idle. You say you wouldn't like 'em to go over 60, but the shutdown temp for the 720QM is 100 and it's not anywhere close really. If my temps get to 85ish I'd still think it was normal after many many hours of straight gameplay and wouldn't be too worried. If it heads over 90 though, I'd have to do something about it.

GPU is idle at 52-54, gonna repaste it soon though when I stick my other 2x4GB SODIMMs in.

My current new install is at 45GB with *most* things in there, but I'd like room to have a couple of games installed as well, just to impress with those load times so 128 would be minimum for me. A 120Hz 3D screen would be nice too but I can't seem to find many...oh, not to mention I don't think ATi cards have the necessary drivers or whatever 'til the 6xxx series

As an aside, what's the r/w speed from/to RAM? Do some SSDs actually have faster r/w speeds? Or is that silly? ^_^ I'd like a C300 really, I've heard there's a few faults with them but also that there's work arounds. I'm still waiting for the SSD market to get cheaper and hopefully more reliable. As a student I don't have *that* much money.

I'm already finding myself wanting to upgrade everything, so I'd better have a well paying job at the end of this to fund my technology habits. Still, spending a year in the US (CA) in 2 years time, and it'll be about time to upgrade then...think I'll buy desktop parts over there, you guys have it easy with your cheaper electronic goods!


EDIT: My Acer Aspire One netbook which is half-way across the room atm is making more noise than this

EDIT2: Completely missed this post


Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by RealGoneKid View Post
This is a great bit of information for those who want to change the stock settings of components and confirms my point, you should be really careful, you have a nice laptop, there is no point pushing it too far as you could lose everything.
Mmm I'm being careful with the CPU, hence why I backed away from anything that came remotely close to BSODing me. Checked my temps, see above. GPU I'm being even more careful with, making sure it can pass ATi OverDrive's own GPU test (which backs out and stops if anything's up), then testing it running WEI, then 3DMark11. Gonna test it with Crysis/Furmark in a bit.
I can't help it, but every time I look over your specs I have visions of LAN party's with people wheeling in their HAFX cases with SLI and 1200w PSU's and you just open up your Laptop bag and join the fun! Class really...
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15 Jun 2011   #54
BugMeister

Windows10 Pro - 64Bit vs.10547
 
 

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no change with latest AMD GFX driver 11.6
results still limited by SSD performance..

- no prob..


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15 Jun 2011   #55
jeffro75

Windows 10 Pro 64bit
 
 

My overall score didn't go up by much, but individual scores did.


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15 Jun 2011   #56
hjonesMCT

Win7 Ultimate x64, Server 2008 R2
 
 

Build is what's in my System Specs.

Odd that my Patriot Torqx SSD is what's holding me back. And my HIS 5830 is the best component, not my AMD x6 1055T. It all should be pretty fairly balanced--I tried to build a decent gaming rig with no bottlenecks.


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15 Jun 2011   #57
hjonesMCT

Win7 Ultimate x64, Server 2008 R2
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by jeffro75 View Post
My overall score didn't go up by much, but individual scores did.
jeffro, how do you get your WEI to show component names like that?
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15 Jun 2011   #58
essenbe

Windows 10 Pro/ Windows 10 Pro Insider
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by hjonesmct View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by jeffro75 View Post
my overall score didn't go up by much, but individual scores did.
jeffro, how do you get your wei to show component names like that?
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15 Jun 2011   #59
essenbe

Windows 10 Pro/ Windows 10 Pro Insider
 
 

hjonesMCT, those are good scores. Besides, WEI is not a good measure of performance. You have a good rig.
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15 Jun 2011   #60
hjonesMCT

Win7 Ultimate x64, Server 2008 R2
 
 

I know... I just see 7.9 and must have it. Or as close to it as possible... or at least have the same score across the board. Consistency!

(also, thanks!! I don't know why I didn't click that before).
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