Topic Title: A10-6800k performing worse than A8-5600k
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 09/19/2013 01:26 AM
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bassium
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Graphics Card
8670d

AMD Catalyst Driver Version, and Driver History
currently at 13.9 I have tried 13.1,2,3,4-10

Operating System
Windows 7 home premium

Issue Details
Performing much lower than it should graphically, CPU scores seem fine

Motherboard or System Make & Model
fm2-a55m-e33 MSI
Power Supply

Corsair CX430m 430w


Display Device(s) and Connection(s) Used
Acer 17'

Applications and Games

3dmark06,3dmark11,league of legends

CPU Details
A10-6800k stock 

Motherboard BIOS Version
11.3 

System Memory Type & Amount
G.skill sniper 2400mhz ram

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It's performing much lower than it should. I have already RMA'ed the A10 and tested it again with the same results. I have contacted MSI and they said to ask AMD http://service.msicomputer.com/msi_user/ts_form.aspx?case_id=13019830&email=bassiumz4@gmail.com Though I believe it may be a bios problem on their side. here are the scores of the a8 and a10

http://www.3dmark.com/3dm06/17201279 
http://www.3dmark.com/3dm06/17386927  

 09/19/2013 04:55 PM
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WMudrockJr
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I notice that the support site does list 11.3 as the current. Which would think that you are good.

Also I would think that on a A55/60 would perform about the same, but not like what you describe, doesn't support that. While A75 or A85 boards would be a better fit for a Richland chip.

 



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Edited: 09/19/2013 at 08:13 PM by WMudrockJr
 10/21/2013 09:08 AM
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rhoydec
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Just a hunch and for the A10-6800K -  Could you get into the BIOS and set the memory frequency to 1,600 MHz.  Then retest
 10/21/2013 09:47 AM
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black_zion
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On paper the A10-6800's GPU has twice the power of an A8-5600K, but I would like to see some numbers from game benchmarks as opposed to the garbage that is 3DMark as well as if you have a 64 or 32 bit OS and how many RAM modules you are using as well as their capacity.

Also, unless I was looking at another revision, that motherboard only supports up to 2133MHz RAM.

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