low base score in windows experience index

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    hi, i currently have a intel pentium 4 at 3.4 ghz HT processor on my pc and vista has given it a subscore of 2.7 out of 5.9. whats all this about? i mean people out there have a 2.2 ghz processors and its rated them at 5.3 or 4.9.
     
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    What do you have the power settings on? I keep mine set on high performance. I used to have that same processor and my score for it was a 4.9. But to be honest the scoring don't mean anything in the end, basically bragging rights i guess.
     
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    its normal saving
     
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    The score is generated by the lowest score of all the components. For ex. your cpu may be a 5.0 but if your Hard drive is a 1.1 your overall isn't going to be higher than a 1.1. What are the scores of all your components? Overall i wouldn't live by that score, its just a benchmark and doesn't mean a whole lot. Microsoft just made that so people will be able to buy software which will run on their machines.
     
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    A 3.4ghz pentium 4 is going to be far slower than a modern 2.2ghz processor. GHz dont mean anything these days in terms of speed, they havent for a while.
     
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