Originally Posted by Warlord213
I recently deicded to test my computer by downloading 3dmark06 from this site. I ran the test and got a score 0f 2343 which is very low. I have the AMD Athlon 64 X2 6000 3.1GHz dual core processor, g. skill dual core 2gb sticks of ram, GIGABYTE GA-MA770-UD3 motherboard, and the Geforce 8500gt video card, I know my system should be getting a better score since my friend is running an almost identical system execpt he has the 9400gt video card and he has a score of 16,000. Does anyone have any ideas why my system is getting such a low score.
I'll have to agree with everyone else here 16,000 is impossible to achieve with 3D Marks 06 with a 9400 GT or a 8500 GT, even with high-end rigs 16,000 is a challenge. Your friend is probably quoting figures from an older version such as 3D marks 03 which would explain the high number.
On 3Dmarks 06 you should both obtain around 2-4k! Neither of you have gaming cards so 3D marks shouldn't be an activity you two be too heavily concerned about.
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