I like the way they keep posting benchmarks that they are not sure of and from "other sources". This has a bad smell to it.
How could they have doubled performance? They already had a special code path that reduced precision. I think the strategy here is to get these benchmarks leaked now using these hacked drivers knowing Valve will disable the cheats in the final version of the game. Then nVidia will claim Valve is disabling performance on GFFX cards just to punish nVidia and their customers (what they did with 3DMark03) and these benchmarks will be their "proof".
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Last edited by ChrisW; 10-02-03 at 12:29 AM.