low 3dmark01 score, reasons??

Discussion in 'Benchmark Mayhem' started by dude420, Mar 30, 2005.

  1. dude420

    dude420 Member Guru

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    I have not benched 3d mark 01 since my 5700LE. With that I had almost 14,000 points. I recently benched 01 with my 6600GT and guess what, i lost 2,000 points. What gives? 03 and 05 I have pretty decent scores. Setup hasn't changed other than a new vid card. using 71.50 drivers.
     
  2. Reality|Bites

    Reality|Bites Ancient Guru

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    try the 61.77 drivers, if they support your card that is
     
  3. Nerm

    Nerm Master Guru

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    Your not going to see a super huge increase in 01 with a 6600gt because 01 is 99% bandwidth intensive. the video card doesn't make near the impact it does in 03 and 05. ;)
     
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    check ur drivers are installed correctly. check AA and AF is off.

    6600GT should be faster than 5700. 18-23k should be ur sorta mark for 01.

    agreed about 01 being memory intensive. i can score 23k stock. and 23.5k with a full oc on my GT. the same oc will get me 2k in 03 and .8k in 05. :)

    targ
     

  5. dude420

    dude420 Member Guru

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    but still i shouldnt be losing 2000+ points. ive seen some similar systems hitting higher scores than me. its not a big deal, my other benchies are fine. thanks!
     
  6. bLiNd ReApEr

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    i get 15000 with my stats.

    3d01 is more cpu/ram intensive. its our xp's getting such low scores.

    get 03/05 and then compare. you will see that your score actually matches others with your card.

    05 is best for me, 03 is still a little bit cpu/ram dependant.
     
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    try different drivers.

    its hard to say really whats caused the drop.

    targ
     
  8. papasmurf2217

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    I get a ****ty score on 01 because my ram blows (and because I'm running it at 5:4).
     
  9. Agent_D

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    thats the biggest killer, if you run mem at a different speed than your FSB it sucks balls, unless of course your cpu has a built in memory controller like the A64
     
  10. chennhui02

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    In order to score in 3Dmark01, you need a very high memory bandwidth. 6600GT on pentium 3 has 7000 point, on AMD64, >20000 points.
     

  11. Brian the King

    Brian the King Maha Guru

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    yea, idk why I get such low 01 scores either. I have a great proc and DDR2.

    What do you mean, like my FSB is @ 800 mhz [I think], and I have ddr2 533. Are you saying if my FSB was @ 533mhz my comp would be faster>?
     
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    oooh i didnt realize you had a P4 system, i dont know if that applies to Intel stuff, sorry.
     
  13. PCBliss

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    Well if his system is the same except for the video card, his scores shouldnt have gone down. I imagine you probably just have your video quality settings set differently this time around.
     
  14. Reality|Bites

    Reality|Bites Ancient Guru

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    Your FSB is actually 4 X 200Mhz, Same as the Athlon 64 is either
    4 X 200Mhz or 5 X 200Mhz(800, 1000)
    the 800Mhz stated is the "theorectical equivalent" of the data bandwidth provided.

    Your memory DDR2-533 actually runs at 2 X 267Mhz(or is it 4 X 133 seeing as it transfers 4 bits per cycle)
    But the timings(thanks WildStyle ;) ) are actually sometimes
    higher than that of DDR1 so the actual bandwidth has remained the same(no performance gain)

    e.g

    DDR400 could have timings of 2-2-2-5 and have a data bandwidth of 3.2GB/sec

    DDR2-400 could have timings of 4-4-4-8 and still have a data bandwidth of 3.2GB/sec seeing as it transfers double the amount of data per cycle but each cycle is twice as long.


    Ah sod it, You know what I mean :)
     
  15. Brian the King

    Brian the King Maha Guru

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    I see, thank you for the enlightenment.

    Do you know of a way to check/change RAM timings other than the BIOS? I have a lovely computer from Dell [gasp yay!1:p ], immediatley eliminating any kind of hardstyle tweaking or overclocking I could have done from the BIOS.


    O, btw, KA song in your sig:eyes:
     

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    For Athlon 64, the Hypertransport (HT) does not apply to the memory-CPU sub-system. 200 (HTT) x 4 or 200 (HTT) x 5 yielded 800 or 1000 HT bus, is used to communicate with all others IO divices, except the memory modules. Memory communicate with CPU on seperate bus, to the on-die memory controller. Therefore, the performance penalty by running asyn (memory clock i.e. 200 clock yield 400DDR not equal to HTT) is absolutely minimum. On the others hand, FSB is intel and Athlon XP, used to communicate with all divices, through South bridge. Performance penalty will be generally higher...

    Details on AMD architecture can be found here
     
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  17. Reality|Bites

    Reality|Bites Ancient Guru

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    Thanks for setting me straight on that one :)
     
  18. chennhui02

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    I think 03 and 05 stressing much on GPU... I had a pretty decent scores even with p3 + 6600GT...
     

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