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    It has been well known that I hate the benchmark SPI. Always have...mostly because I didnt understand how to do it properly. I recently set out on a mission to once and for all learn the ways of SPI because of a small contest I had entered into at my home base... http://www.overclockaholics.com/foru...ead.php?t=3252 ... http://www.overclockaholics.com/foru...ead.php?t=3226

    With little hope of competing and numerous fiascos along the way I finally gained some grasp of the subject. To celebrate I made a short informative tutorial/video...my first ever try at YouTube, so please be understanding. I may refine this video at a later date to include more info.

    (If you listen closely near the end of the clip you may hear me curse lol...I was trying to find something in the taskbar and blurted something out in frustration. )


    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RAGGg_dGGks

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    RomDom? Rev? Witchdoc? MadDawg?

    were you from EOCF, too? what happened to NBOC?

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    Quote Originally Posted by logan View Post
    RomDom? Rev? Witchdoc? MadDawg?

    were you from EOCF, too? what happened to NBOC?
    Yeah, seems like light years ago. Most of the team became the SubZeroSyndicate and merged with the Overclockahlics to become the OverclockingAlliance of today.

    I was banned from EOCF long ago lol. NBOC is still alive.

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    Great scores rick but IMO those contests are bull****. We all do not own 980's.

    I was thinking of doing a contest where we can score points on a series of benchies. For instance, if someone has a AMD phenom and they score 17 sec on super PI 1M and get 16.1 sec on the overclock. Devise a point system for the percentage of increase and total the scores for lets say 4 different benchmarks and the highest score wins. This allows someone with a x 2 CPU to win as much as a i7 980.....
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    You are probably correct, but I did not set the rules. I started out with a Sempron 140 lol. TBH the contest has evolved from a competition to a learning experience for all involved. It has been worth more for that aspect than any prize won. Many of us resisted this bench for a long time simply because we did not understand the subtle tweaks neccessary to score well.

    (Btw, I scorched my 980X in this comp and brought it back to life...I feel blessed. )

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    I'm not sure I understand half of what went on in that video....but that did not stop me from enjoying it...even the where the f*** is it moment.

    I'll watch again and try to pick it apart some...and maybe even learn some stuff
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    I don't get it all what is te point of this?

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    Lol! It is a SPI thing. Have you never run the benchmark? Just kind of a breakdown of the routine of running it for maximum score. You need to use XP to get the most out of SPI.

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    No I haven't even heard of the bench mark.

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    Here you go... http://hwbot.org/benchmark.do Finally, someone who gets out even less than I do.

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    LMAO thanks Rick

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    Here's another video...this one done in RealTime. May make more sense.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OkJdMvDYQQ4&hd=1

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    I still don't get it LMAO nice vid though I like the sound track.

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    Dang Duff...we are going to have to get you schooled and started in benching.

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    Well lets start with Overclocking LOL check out the unofficial amd thread, and let me know what you think.

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