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Only 7.9 Win7 Experience???

Discussion in 'System Builder's Advice' started by Raw, May 25, 2012.

  1. lilhasselhoffer

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    I7 3930k, overclocked to 4.37 (no extra voltage).

    WEI score: 7.8




    Conclusion: WEI is crap. That is all.
  2. eidairaman1

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    WEI max score is 7.9, 5.9 will always be there due to the HDD, if your sick of seing 5.9 you have to re-run the tool.

    WEI is just to determine if you have minimum requirements to run Aero Desktop.
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    Not true,the Games for Windows Platform uses the WEI to determine if you can run the game
  4. Raw

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    5200+ score a perfect 7.9

    Huh? Where did you hear that?

    How does the lowly AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core processor 5200+ score a perfect 7.9 if what you said is fact?
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    It shouldnt, its most probaby a bug if no other processor here is able to get 7,9.
    But then again, I might recall wrong(hence the *iirc*) :p
  6. Raw

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    Nope, not a bug. It does score 7.9 WEI

    Nope, not a bug. It does score 7.9 WEI and that's a fact?
    So do a lot of other lower processors than the i5-2500.

    So much for the Windows score, eh?

    Here, thanks to Wiz for the link...http://www.weishare.net/
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    Well, if you feel more comfortable believing WPI would give CPU's which are inferior in all ways a higher score than superior CPU's, i'm not going to stop you.

    However, it would strike me as quite odd that WPI isnt based on any performance number at all.

    I totally agree that it does not give any absolute measurable score compared to CPU performance(perhaps excluding number of processing cores available), however generally WPI score increases with a better CPU, so its not just a randomly generated number.

    Therefore, I would reason that those weaksauce CPU's scoring a 7,9 are either a bug, or a fake(we all know how easy it is to fake a WPI score). I'm not sure how easy it is to fool that site, but my argument still stands.
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    Well, it strikes me as odd too.
    But I only pointed it out because of your earlier post where you said "score for a CPU can only be obtained by having 16 cores(either logical or real cores)."
    The way you stated that sounded like you knew what you were talking about!:roll:

    Here...let's have a beer and forget about all this drivel. It's meaningless anyways.
    Toast to you!!!:toast:
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    ya its a simplicity tool but see i just remember reading about it being used for AERO Primarily, never anything pertaining to GFW schematic (Is that even still around)
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    Sounds good to me! :toast:
    And i'll be the last to say i'm always correct lol, knowledge is never absolute.
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    There you go, Problem solved :toast:
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    Just checked on a second system. It's a 7.6 regardless of memory. One system had 16GB @ 1600MHz, the other has 128GB at 1333MHz. Both systems got 7.6 with 16 total cores.


    EDIT: On a 3rd system with 2x AMD Opteron 6168s I also get 7.6. (6168 = 12 cores @ 1.9 Ghz)
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    AMD Fx-8120 @ 4.4Ghz 7.8
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    WEI is just crap. i dont see why we even need a thread on this.
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    Makes me sure feel better about my Pc now usaly everyone i7 rigs makes me sad not on this thread though xD
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    I had a 7.9 for my I7-980x EE at stock clocks when I first installed it in 2010. Since it's dropped to 7.8.
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    i can't agree more, bcs even according to WEI "Desktop performance for Windows Aero" can score lower than gaming and not like it needs more gfx power :laugh:
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    FordGT90Concept "I go fast!1!11!1!"

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    WEI Vista: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/...e-your-computers-performance-in-Windows-Vista
    WEI 7: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows7/What-is-the-Windows-Experience-Index

    From Vista link:
    I think it's very possible that Microsoft has some secret sauce requirement for unlocking 7.9 (e.g. 4 physical processors). It could also simply be bugged.


    Bottom line: it doesn't matter. The question to be asking is this: is it fast enough for you?
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  20. eidairaman1

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    this is only a generic guage of hardware from 2007/2009
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    my amd 965 BE @ 4GHz gets 7.6
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    yeah 7.9 is the max of win7. win8 has a max at 9.9 just got a 8.1/8.6 on my 7970 and a 7.5 on my stock 1055 thuban. My video score might go up if I had a mb with pcie 2.0 or 3.0 instead of 1.1 lol.

    Also something you may want to look at is chip features if your chip has a encryption or compression speed boosting feature your cpu may score better.

    @Mog22wai I remember seeing an article talking about silicone aging/wear. Seems electrons cause the circuit paths to widen slowing chip performance.

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