what is your windows experience index (vista users)

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  1. webgoat macrumors 6502a

    webgoat

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    for those of you running vista with boot camp what is your windows experience index rating? don't forget to include your hardware

    MacBook Pro 2.2 ghz C2D, 4 gb RAM, 120 gb 5400 rpm hdd, 128mb GeForce 8600M GT

    Processor: 4.9
    Memory(RAM): 4.8
    Graphics: 5.9
    Gaming graphics: 5.4
    Primary hard disk: 4.5

    so overall 4.5 since it goes by lowest score... and from what i understand these scores are out of a possible 5.9
     
  2. Moechenche macrumors newbie

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    17' Mbp

    Mac Book Pro 2.4Hz, 4gb ram, 160 5400 rpm hdd, 256mb GeForce 8600M GT

    Processor: 5.3
    Memory(RAM): 4.8
    Graphics: 5.9
    Gaming graphics: 5.4
    Primary hard disk: 4.8

    Total 4.8 out of 5.9
     
  3. kingofkolt macrumors 6502

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    Weird... I have the exact same laptop but with 2GB, and I have the same 4.8 score on my RAM, and a 4.9 for the primary hard disk. My HD is partitioned 80GB for Mac and 80GB for Windows... I wonder why we got the same score for RAM and a different score for the HD? Although, it does say that the RAM is based on "Memory operations per second" so I guess it's just calculating the RAM's speed, not its capacity...
     
  4. The Flashing Fi macrumors 6502a

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    That's really weird. I have the same laptop (except with 2 gigs of RAM), and here is my stuff:

    Processor: 5.1
    Memory: 4.8
    Graphics: 5.9
    Gaming graphics: 5.4
    Primary hard disk: 5.2
     
  5. Beeblebrux macrumors newbie

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    20" iMac 2.66 ghz C2D, 2 gb RAM, 320 gb 7200 rpm hdd, 256mb Radeon HD 2600M XT

    Processor: 5.5
    Memory(RAM): 5.9 (wow)
    Graphics: 5.9 (wow again)
    Gaming graphics: 5.4
    Primary hard disk: 5.8

    So, my overall base score is 5.4 out of 5.9. From what I understand, that's pretty damn good. I was checking over some games, and it seems most of the high-end games need a score of 5.0 or higher. I'm very satisfied with this iMac so far in both Vista and OS X. I bet the top of the line 24" iMac would get a 5.9 since it has the 512MB Radeon 5600 XT and a faster processor.
     
  6. Stridder44 macrumors 68040

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    5.1 is my lowest (RAM), which I plan on upgrading here very soon.

    I'm not on my Vista partition atm so I don't know the exact numbers for each.
     
  7. Infrared macrumors 68000

    Infrared

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    HD performance can be affected by the position of the Boot Camp
    partition. The position is affected by the size of the two partitions.

    Disk performance in a Boot Camp partitioned disk is suboptimal under
    Windows. Reading and writing is done faster to the outer cylinders.
     
  8. ditzy macrumors 68000

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    My lowest is 5.6 that's my processor. I also get 5.8 for 3d graphics everything else is at 5.9.
     
  9. jerryrock macrumors 6502

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    MacBook Pro 15.4" 2.5Ghz, 4gigs ram, Nvidia 8600M GT (512vram), 250gig 5400rpm HD (67gig BootCamp partition).

    Vista Ultimate 64bit SP1

    Processor.......................5.4
    Memory..........................5.1
    Graphics.........................5.9
    Gaming Graphics...............5.5
    Primary Hard Disk..............5.1
     

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