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Ars Technica: Behind The Benchmarks

Apr 14, 1999, 14:32 (1 Talkback[s])
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Matt Anderson writes:

"This is perfect timing ... with the uproar over benchmarking recently this, in depth analysis of benchmarking particulars really hits home. Here is the pitch off the Ars Technica front page:

"... separate the GFLOPS from the MIPS, weed out nasty synthetics (like polyester), and show... what makes a benchmark score worthy of your notice. If you want to better understand how to evaluate PC performance, this is your ticket. Loaded with techie goodness but accessible to all,..."

"Check it out for the skinny on anything you ever wanted to know about benchmarking ... very impressive."

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