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    Interview with Oliver Baltuch, President at Futuremark

    Hi guys, another interview here (english language).

    http://www.bitsandchips.it/recension...remark?start=2

    I hope you will find it interesting!

    Previous interviews:

    Jerry XIA, Market Manager of AnTuTu

    Tamas Miklos, Lead Developer of AIDA64

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    good interview. but as far as the nvidia drivers being " optimized " by lowering LOD, you can do the exact same thing with ati/amd gpus with a tool called rivatuner. and thus futuremark is not responsible for what benchers do. maybe they could implement a LOD setting in the benchmarks and set each score with LOD setting in mind.
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    Yes and Not.

    In a old interview (04/2003) with the magazine HWM, David Kirk, Chief Scientist at nVidia.
    HWM: "So, what's the best benchmark for GPUs then?".
    Kirk: "I think the best benchmarking software is all of the games that people play. The best should be the top 10 or top 20 games because that's representative of the user experience".

    The easiest way to cheat is buying the developers, and if you implement some optimizations, no one can protest if the graphic quality seems to be the same with or without these. It's no coincidence that "NVIDIA: The Way It's Meant to be Played" bore during 2002. NVIDIA understood that 10 years ago, AMD/ATI only 2/3 years ago.
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    Quote Originally Posted by i found nemo View Post
    good interview. but as far as the nvidia drivers being " optimized " by lowering LOD, you can do the exact same thing with ati/amd gpus with a tool called rivatuner.
    Can't adjust ATI LOD with Rivatuner. Riva is very nearly an nVidia tool. SetLOD works for ATI. Coded and released by Elmor (AFAIK)
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    Not sure i totally follow anything you said, but regardless of that you helped me come up with a very good idea....
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    thank you for proving my point k404. i may have gotten the program name wrong, however i was correct with being able to adjust LOD settings. and thus it is not futuremark who allowed the " cheat " but infact the driver developers/benchers who enabled them.

    Quote Originally Posted by Fottemberg View Post
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    The easiest way to cheat is buying the developers, and if you implement some optimizations, no one can protest if the graphic quality seems to be the same with or without these. It's no coincidence that "NVIDIA: The Way It's Meant to be Played" bore during 2002. NVIDIA understood that 10 years ago, AMD/ATI only 2/3 years ago.
    so he admits to cheating? wtf
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    Quote Originally Posted by i found nemo View Post
    so he admits to cheating? wtf
    In some way ... yes, he did.

    Your quote, it's a my sentence. David Kirk said the previous sentence.

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