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  1. JG1

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    Where is the best place to download a free benchmarking tool for a PC?

    Cheers

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    Sisoft Sandra http://www.sisoftware.co.uk/ to benchmark the whole system rather than just the GFX power.

    Billy Hunt is right though, don't benchmark as it will only make you upgrade again and again :suicide:
     
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    Cheers for your input - i downloaded 3dmark06 and scored 5074 - which was sixth on the list for similar setups. How can i improve on the computer settings? My ATI driver is up to date. I tried one a download from GameXP which was supposed to optimize my PC for games but after running that the benchmark went down to 4774???
     
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    PS my system - X1900XT 512MB, Athlon duel core 3800+, Asus A8R32-MVP Deluxe Crossfire, G.Skill 2GB DDR ZX PC3200 (2x1GB)
     
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    Get a decent cpu. That will beef up your score mate.
     
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    The futuremark forums are a good place for advice.
    I quickly found out I couldn't keep up with the cost of it all and have let things slip quite a lot.
    But the basic advice will go something like get a newer GFX card and CPU and more memory.
    There are a few custom drivers knocking around to squeeze that extra little bit out, Guru3d are good for stuff like that but it's never enough.
     

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