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Sooo...I want a GTX Titan Pascal X...Because it's like basically a god among graphics cards. For now, I'm stuck with my 780s.

 

Anyways I want this topic to actually be more tech talk about computer builds and optimizing and such. I'd love to help people and learn from others on maximizing our computers performance.

 

 

I have been running my AMD 9730 at 5.0Ghz recently with less heat than the 4.8Ghz it previously (odd right?)

 

I did some research recently and it looks like I really need to look at switching over to Intel for my next upgrade. Reason why, my AMD, while fast, still bottlenecks my 780s! So the watercooling I have for them, is not really being used like it ought to.

 

I'll run some tests this week pushing limits and such to my cards and cpu and get back the results here. I'll use a combination of firestrike 3d, ValleyForge, and tbd else, as well as a couple games. I'll create a list when I'm actually testing things.

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I'm buying 3mil/100

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I'm buying 3mil/100

It's normally 6/200 or 9/200 with FAC now. But that's unrelated tech to the topic ya troll.

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Why would you actually need the XP? I've seen so many people want to get these high end cards yet very few will actually be utilizing them to their full potential. As for futureproofing, check out this video

Edited by Nibra Kebru

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Also wouldn't a 1080ti be much better than a TitanX? At least for gaming?

 

Didn't realize they came out with a new Titan X.

Edited by Mikey

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Do you a have PCI-E SSD? You can't be top dog without the latest in storage. SATA SSDs are sooo 2015.

I do, but it's only 400Gb (still I LOVE it's speed). It boots Star Citizen in under a minute (which previously took ~2 minutes on my older SSD)

 

So today I ran some benchmarking on both 3DMark testing the new Time Spy test and the Fire Strike Extreme (I would do ultra, but I already know that my cards really are not made for 4k). I also ran Valley Forge's Heaven, but that didn't save my SS oddly.

 

I'll put the images in spoilers and the numbers outside of them.

 

First I have to clarify that my PC is currently running at 5.0Ghz to use as a constant when running the trials. Additionally I ran the cards in 3-screen SLI, though the tests appeared to only run on 1 (though the demo video ran on all 3 so idk).

 

The initial no-OC test came out with the following results:

 

Time Spy:

Overall score: 4830

Graphics Score: 5070

Graphics test 1: 32.96fps

Graphics test 2: 29.19fps

CPU Score: 3798

CPU test: 12.76fps (obviously my bottleneck)

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Fire Strike Extreme:

Overall score: 7773

Graphics Score: 9090

Graphics test 1: 32.96fps

Graphics test 2: 29.19fps

Physics score: 8737

Physics test: 27.74fps

Combined Score: 3453

Combined test: 16.06fps

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The cards ran up 100% usage and got up to 80C, though dropped back down to 34C as soon as the test was over.

 

The first test with OC, I increased the gpu clock speed by +50MHz and the memory +150MHz. I only ran Fire Strike Extreme this time:

 

Fire Strike Extreme:

Overall score: 7822

Graphics Score: 9239

Graphics test 1: 51.73fps

Graphics test 2: 32.83fps

Physics score: 8500

Physics test: 26.99fps

Combined Score: 3453

Combined test: 16.04fps

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Dropped in Physics and combined, but increase in graphics.

 

Second OC test. Increase another +25Mhz (to +75) for the gpu and +50MHz (to 200) for the memory:

 

Fire Strike Extreme:

Overall score: 8114

Graphics Score: 9652

Graphics test 1: 53.57fps

Graphics test 2: 34.49fps

Physics score: 8802

Physics test: 27.94fps

Combined Score: 3510

Combined test: 16.33fps

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Increased in all categories.

 

The 3rd test I did broke on the combined when I raised the memory another 50 while not touching the gpu speed. So I dropped the memory down to +220 instead (from base) and it ran, but the results were pretty surprising:

 

Fire Strike Extreme:

Overall score: 7250

Graphics Score: 9634

Graphics test 1: 53.08fps

Graphics test 2: 34.59fps

Physics score: 5576

Physics test: 17.7fps

Combined Score: 3015

Combined test: 14.03fps

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Small decrease in graphics but a large drop in the physics and combined.

 

I put the settings to +70GHz for the gpu and +200MHz for the memory and ran Time Spy again:

pics for fun (CAUTION: they're 5760x1080)

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Time Spy:

Overall score: 4931

Graphics Score: 5313

Graphics test 1: 34.55fps

Graphics test 2: 30.53fps

CPU Score: 3506

CPU test: 11.78fps

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And here's the high's and lows of my pc during it all (Ren, that NVME Intel SSD is the PCIe):

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Edited by Valdoroth

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