Help me find the bottleneck in my system....
So I have images below with specs of my system both with my previous Asus HD6770 graphics card, and now my Asus HD6850 card. You can see there was a HUGE jump in the 3D graphics mark, but that barely changed the overall system score. Prior to this, jumping just from a HD 6670 to a 6770 made about twice the difference. I can only conclude the GPU is now ahead of the speed of whatever component is causing my bottleneck. I'd love to figure it out so I can upgrade whatever the heck it is. Just an FYI, this is standard- I've run it about three times since installing the new GPU, and about a dozen with the older 6770.
Full-size image: http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/268/passmarkscores.jpg/
I haven't OC'ed the new card yet to it's optimum figures, so that will go up some.... but still, wow that 3D difference didn't change the system much. I am thinking that I probably need to do something with the 2D graphics- is the HD6870 as big of improvement in 2D ability as was rumored?
Other thoughts? Just FYI, my BIOS won't let me OC the CPU, and 16gb is already double what the mobo was designed to recognize- so there isn't any room to play with there.
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