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Confused just got new gaming computer built for me.
The benchmark showed up super low. is something wrong?

NovaBench Score: 806

7/23/2013 5:43:04 PM
Microsoft Windows 8
Intel Core i73820 3.60GHz @ 3601 MHz
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660 Ti

16331 MB System RAM (Score: 207)
- RAM Speed: 5990 MB/s

CPU Tests (Score: 310)
- Floating Point Operations/Second: 127300360
- Integer Operations/Second: 284248768
- MD5 Hashes Generated/Second: 397796

Graphics Tests (Score: 230)
- 3D Frames Per Second: 674

Hardware Tests (Score: 59)
- Primary Partition Capacity: 1863 GB
- Drive Write Speed: 63 MB/s

Windows 8

CPU: Intel® Core™ i7-3820 Quad-Core 3.60 GHz 10MB Intel Smart Cache LGA2011
MOTHERBOARD: (3-Way SLI/CrossFireX Support) ASUS P9X79 Pro Intel X79 Chipset
Quad Channel DDR3 ATX w/ BT GO, SSD Caching, 7.1 HD Audio, Intel GbLAN, 4 Gen3
PCIe x16 & 2 PCIe x1
VIDEO: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660 Ti 2GB 16X PCIe 3.0 Video Card (EVGA Superclocked
VIDEO2: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660 Ti 2GB 16X PCIe 3.0 Video Card (EVGA Superclocked
MEMORY: 16GB (4GBx4) DDR3/2133MHz Quad Channel Memory (G.SKILL Ripjaws X)
POWERSUPPLY: 850 Watts - Thermaltake Smart Series SP-850M 80 Plus Bronze Modular Power Supply
HDD: 2TB (2TBx1) SATA-III 6.0Gb/s 64MB Cache 7200RPM HDD (Single Drive)
HDD2: None
FA_HDD: None
IUSB: Built-in USB 2.0 Ports

Cooler Master Thermal Fusion 400 Extreme Performance CPU - Thermal Compound Optimized for Thermal Dissipation
CAS: Thermaltake Level 10GT Full Tower Wide Body Gaming Case w/ Side-Panel Window
CS_FAN: Default case fans
FAN: Asetek 550LC Liquid Cooling System 120MM Radiator & Fan (Advanced Cooling Performance + Extreme Silent at 20dBA)(Single Standard 120MM Fan)
COOLANT: Standard Coolant
CD: 24X Double Layer Dual Format DVD+-R/+-RW + CD-R/RW Drive
CD2: None
FLASHMEDIA: INTERNAL 12in1 Flash Media Reader/Writer
IEEE_CARD: None
Monitor 1: 55" LCD TV
Monitor 2: 27" LCD TV

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Yeah, something looks wrong. Is the graphics card's auxiliary power plugged in?

Sorry if i seem dumb.
Im new to hardware, but what exaxtly do you mean.
I opened the case and the 2 peices hooked to the mother board are plugged into the cards and the SLI strip is up.

Originally the EPU and CPU were turned off
The card was in a x8 Slot
And some Inner things were off.

Had the other card in the 1st slot before and had video card tearing on the desktop.

Switched them around and turned all these settings on and such and fixed some issues tho i still see some game tearing.
Im wondering if one of the graphix cards are bad. Might send them both back and replace. wile still under waranty

But if i did that what would explain my low CPU score. Bad ram?

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A card like that can't be powered alone from the slot on the motherboard. Here's a picture showing the extra power plugged in: '>

Yeah, your CPU is also seriously under-performing. It could be bad RAM. Could also be bad power supply.

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The gpu card needs to have a secong pcie power plug attached. You have other issues. The cpu score is terrible for that cpu. Go into the BIOS and load "Optimized Defaults" F10 to save and exit. Make sure you have the gpu power pluged in and set the gpu to it's defaults. Then run the test again, you should see 1200+ possible way more than that.

After you establish a base libe test score ypou can start making changes in BIOS, ONE change at a time, test and see if you are up or down. Good idea the write down what youi change so you can go back and set it if you hit a bad combination of setting. You can spend hours if not days getting it to peak performance.

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I have an i5-3570k with a better score

my 1600mhz RAM has a better score and a write speed of 10,000 mb/s (Did you set yours to 2133 in the bios? most of the time it will default your Ram to 1333mhz)

I have the 3gb 660 superclocked by EVGA and scored 730, so something definitely went wrong there.

The only legitimate score you got was on the Hardware(your primary HDD)

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dont know why and i have same problem with different hardwere =) Verified NovaBench Score: 1109


Test run on September 1, 2013
Microsoft Windows 8 Pro

amd.png AMD Phenom II X4 975 running at 3623 MHz

AMD Radeon HD 7900 Series GPU

8190 MB System RAM (Score: 167)
- RAM Speed: 6200 MB/s

CPU Tests (Score: 449)
- Floating Point Operations/Second: 104811180
- Integer Operations/Second: 419400060
- MD5 Hashes Generated/Second: 989158

Graphics Tests (Score: 470)
- 3D Frames Per Second: 1298

Hardware Tests (Score: 23)
- Primary Partition Capacity: 119 GB
- Drive Write Speed: 151 MB/s

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