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YES YES YES YES YES YES YES !!!!!!
in 1 day new videocard and 20 inch monitor :D tomorow !!!!!!!!!
SWEET! can you run some benchies for us morgoth? your system is similar to mine and id like to get an idea of performance (still waiting on a few things myself)

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with my x1950pro now ?
 

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Yeah, we need to be able to compare the performance. As you've OC'd you AGP bus you might get some issues when installing the 3850.

:droolin' & dribblin':

I'm planning on getting a new motherboard so I can make a 939 system with my Shuttle for my old man and sell my old socket A to a friend, probably won't sell it as it won't be anything fancy.

Anyroad, if I get this new mobo, I'll bench both my Shuttle and then the new board just to see how limiting the little box is. I REALLY want to be able to fix the bastard Code 43 error too.

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i got agp bus back on stock ( i had it on is maxium :D )
 
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i bench my x1950pro tomorow when igot my new card
if some one likes to make a AGP benchmark only thread so i can post my scores
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id just like to see what youre getting with the 3850 as we have similar systems (my GFX is older x850)

any 3Dmarks nd game benches if you can :)

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ah ok :) what do you get in 3dmark05 and 06 ?
 
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ah ok :) what do you get in 3dmark05 and 06 ?
ive never run 06 and my best score in 05 was almost 7k with the 850

havent run any benches with the 3850 yet
 

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Has it arrived yet Morgoth?
 
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Morgoth's specs say he does.
I want to see some 3850 AGP 3DMark06' links go up here.
 
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i do now :p gona take as shower now and run 3dmark06 and afther i'm done i install hd3850 ;)
 
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I don't have any links due to not having an internet connection at home, but I have a screen shot of my max score from recent. I just got a Powercolor 3850 about a week ago and have run several benches on it. I had upgraded from a BFG 7800gs to this beast and it has shown a marked improvement. This pic is with my cpu oc'ed P4 3.2E @ 4.24 (FSB 265 maxes out at 273 but not stable), but I usually run 3.9 on a daily basis for gaming.
 

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Fair play, that's a pretty impressive score.

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Was able to dig up my pic of my max overclock (on card only, cpu at stock speed). I was running my cpu at different speeds to make sure that the cpu speed didn't affect my FUR score (which it didn't of course).
 

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@ morgoth : w00t! about farkin time they got that to ya :toast:

@ repsol23 : first thnx for posting your scores, could you run 3D 05/06 with yor CPU @ 3.45ghz and card @ stock? please and thanks :) also what drivers are you using? what program to OC the GFX?

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@ morgoth : w00t! about farkin time they got that to ya :toast:

@ repsol23 : first thnx for posting your scores, could you run 3D 05/06 with yor CPU @ 3.45ghz and card @ stock? please and thanks :) also what drivers are you using? what program to OC the GFX?

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Will do the runs this evening, if not tomorrow morning since I am at work now and my Spring Break begins as of 4:30 today (the countdown begins!!). As for the drivers, I was using the 8.3 drivers and they were functioning correct up until last night when I tried to install the extreme-G drivers on this site. Now I cannot get the CCC software to start, I keep getting an error that MOM won't start or something about CCC host. Even after doing an uninstall and a Driver Cleaner run, I still can't get CCC to function properly. Kinda gave up last night, will try again this evening to see if I can get it to work. As for overclocking, I have used both Rivatuner (latest version) and ATI tool, and they have both worked great for me. Hope this helps!!
 
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installing drivers takes ages darn!! i tryd ccc 8,3 bit didt work so i am installing 8.1
What frustrates me is that when I first got the card and put it in and installed the drivers, from the cd it worked like a charm. Was up and running with benches in less than 20 minutes, and now that I tried a change, I can't seems to be able to get back to what I had no matter what I do!!:mad:
 
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what ati tool version works with hd3850 agp? 0.26 keeps using 50% of my cpu when i start that bitch
 
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need to overclock the ram and my cpu more
 
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I was able to find some of my recent benches on a jump drive that I had in my backpack. I found a score for a 3.4Ghz bench (not quite 3.45) with my card stock and oc'ed. Here are those pics. I noticed that I didn't bench at 3.6 but I did run 3.7, those are also posted. As for ATI Tool I am using the lastest beta I found on the net, can't remember exactly which one it is at the moment.
 

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11,465



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EDIT: Sorry for that screenie res, had my PC connected to my 47" LCD HDTV@1080p :p, but 3dMark06 Was run at default settings: 1280x1024, a little more OC and I'm sure I will hit 12,000 with this baby :rockout:
 
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^^ CPU Q6600 @ 2.55Ghz !?

P.S. I have no problem running 300FSB on Q6600 on i865PE. I would think you could get to the same without issue.
 
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P.S. I have no problem running 300FSB on Q6600 on i865PE. I would think you could get to the same without issue.
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what are you guys using to power this? the stupid dual molex to 8pin? is there any other way around it?

that thing is gonna make my sys look cheezy

excellent benches 15thwarlock! what proggy are you using to OC the GFX?

and they said AGP was saturated/dead :shadedshu

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