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Topic Title: Terrible CPUMark Score
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Created On: 01/11/2006 09:07 PM
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When I first got my ABV and 3000+ it gave me an error on boot...'unknown processor revision'.

I had to flash BIOS to .219

I got windows xp installed, downloaded all updates and patches etc...

Once everything was up and running I downloaded 3dmark 03 from to benchmark my machine.

I have Radeon8500 with 64MB of ram (a bit weak, but it'll do for now).

I noticed it was very laggy, not much better than the Athlon1.2 I replaced.

When comparing against other results with the SAME CPU and SAME video card, my score was significantly lower, and in particular the cpumark portion of the score was less than a third of the scores the others had posted. I have installed the latest HyperionPro drivers, the latest AMD driver etc... still seems to be very slow, I am disappointed.

Any suggestions? I am wondering if the board or CPU is faulty.

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