1. Welcome to TechPowerUp Forums, Guest! Please check out our forum guidelines for info related to our community.

Which number to trust?

Discussion in 'Overclocking & Cooling' started by kuroikenshi, Aug 24, 2008.

  1. kuroikenshi

    kuroikenshi

    Joined:
    Jun 26, 2008
    Messages:
    298 (0.11/day)
    Thanks Received:
    49
    Location:
    Japan
    Hiya all. After doing some OC'ing on my new E7200 I noticed that CPU-Z tells me that my CPU is 3.2 while 3DMark06 tells me its 3.4. Who do I choose?!
     
  2. sneekypeet

    sneekypeet Unpaid Babysitter Staff Member

    Joined:
    Apr 12, 2006
    Messages:
    22,319 (6.50/day)
    Thanks Received:
    6,835
    go by whats set in bios...CPU-z is most likely right.
     
    kuroikenshi says thanks.
  3. Paulieg

    Paulieg The Mad Moderator Staff Member

    Joined:
    Feb 19, 2007
    Messages:
    11,957 (3.83/day)
    Thanks Received:
    3,034
    Location:
    Wherever I can find the iron.
    3dmark 06 gets cpu speeds wrong quite often. Cpu-z would be correct, and as sneeky said, your BIOS will be most accurate
     
    sneekypeet says thanks.
  4. nanohead New Member

    Joined:
    Dec 10, 2007
    Messages:
    122 (0.04/day)
    Thanks Received:
    18
    What they said all the way.....

    Ignore Futuremark
     

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guest)

Share This Page