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can't submit score XD


Keeps saying "Processor is required for 3D benchmarks!" and i keep putting FX 8320
 

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I cannot join due to having windows 8.... :(
 
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can't submit score XD


Keeps saying "Processor is required for 3D benchmarks!" and i keep putting FX 8320
the site is buggy as hell tbh. maybe try the compatibility settings and make sure you've entered processor speeds in mhz
 
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the site is buggy as hell tbh. maybe try the compatibility settings and make sure you've entered processor speeds in mhz
I ended up getting it to go through. First score of the day submitted. How long does it take to get approved
 
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I ended up getting it to go through. First score of the day submitted. How long does it take to get approved
updates every few hours or so I believe. it took a day for me to earn a golden cup for hwbot prime. just have to be patient.

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Too bad win8 is banned even though apparently AMD hardware is fine. Ohwell...
 
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updates every few hours or so I believe. it took a day for me to earn a golden cup for hwbot prime. just have to be patient.

and thanks!
Doing some cinebench runs and 3Dmark Vantage
 
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Rank 77th out of 101 global CPU

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13th out of 18 FX 8320 Rank
 
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fairplay and that's @ 4.7ghz. try pushing 5ghz or more and youll get higher.

Im not sure how hot it is there (its hot here) but later ill be benching.
 
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fairplay and that's @ 4.7ghz. try pushing 5ghz or more and youll get higher.

Im not sure how hot it is there (its hot here) but later ill be benching.
t hot to push 5GHz. I tried and it hit 78c :banghead:

4.8GHz is the highest i can achieve without overheating to bad due to the need for very high volts. 4.8GHz @1.568v 62c

i might get a FX 8350 since they OC much better at lower volts
 
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I cant believe your temps are getting that high. I wouldn't waste money on changing chips, but see whats letting temps get so high.

just on my RS240 kit my temps didn't get that high. I never saw above 60*c for testing at around 4.9ghz.
 
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anyway you could put your rad in a bucket of ice?

ok it has risks but a big desk fan should remove most risks of condensation and it would help you with temps a lot.

you could also turn cores off if you are just trying to get high mhz cpuz validations too :)

8350 are great chips but with the massive drop in price of the fx9 chips i might even consider one of those now instead.
 
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I cant believe your temps are getting that high. I wouldn't waste money on changing chips, but see whats letting temps get so high.

just on my RS240 kit my temps didn't get that high. I never saw above 60*c for testing at around 4.9ghz.
At what voltages
 

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I cant believe your temps are getting that high. I wouldn't waste money on changing chips, but see whats letting temps get so high.

just on my RS240 kit my temps didn't get that high. I never saw above 60*c for testing at around 4.9ghz.
His temps getting so high is normal. Your CPU is abnormal... in a good way. You lucked out on the Piledriver lottery.
 
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at around 1.52v for 4.8ghz then its a painful volt jump (2 increments per multi notch) to 5ghz
 
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at around 1.52v for 4.8ghz then its a painful volt jump (2 increments per multi notch) to 5ghz
See your volts are a lot lower than mines
 
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yea only just. maybe its what erocker said and yours puts off a lot more heat than others.

the lower vid ones usually do.
 
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the site is buggy as hell tbh. maybe try the compatibility settings and make sure you've entered processor speeds in mhz
Stop putting in FX and just put in the numbers and select it from the dropdown that appears.
 
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yea only just. maybe its what erocker said and yours puts off a lot more heat than others.

the lower vid ones usually do.
So it would be better to have a FX 8350
 
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So it would be better to have a FX 8350
I don't think itll be worth the swap tbh. unless you started hunting for a decent 8350, like bought it, tested, returned etc etc until you found a decent overclocker, but then youre limited by the mobo still
 
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I don't think itll be worth the swap tbh. unless you started hunting for a decent 8350, like bought it, tested, returned etc etc until you found a decent overclocker, but then youre limited by the mobo still
I believe my board is more than capable
 
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I believe my board is capable
Fixed.

8+2, you are ok...more is always better especially with these Octo FX chips...I surely wouldnt push much higher for long periods of time personally..
 
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well boys and girls the suns disappearing, it should be cold soon and I got beer!

3d11 and hopefully wprime/superpi is what im aiming at!

just seen not many people have used the FX4100 or gts450. so weekend or when I got some time, ill plug them in and have a go or two!
 
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