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Old 11-17-10, 10:58 AM   #25
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He posted that info yesterday at XS forums thread.

My question is will the #1 slot continue to be occupied by the skewed test result? If so why? You can visit the Nvidia forums and read our thread, and see the only discussion about this challenge is the validity of that #1 score. Also having been and Editor at geeksmack.net and understanding how the trust of your readers is needed to survive in this game. I would think you would want that score removed as its fairly evident its false.

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Thanks for the warm welcome given the circumstances.
I'm likely going to remove teh 3x 470 score.. but I'm left wondering if the 3x 480 score is indeed valid for this challenge given that he's running an extremely optimized and barebones OS that he customized for benchmarking.

Again this was done just for fun; I don't want things getting too serious.
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Old 11-17-10, 11:14 AM   #26
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I agree that there are certain parameters that you can not control in this kind of testing. I sat down with 3 people last night and we found a slew of ways to manipulate the results of the test. I wont post those results in an open forum, but if you would like the results I will make them availiable to you via email or PM.

Dropping that score would be beneficial towards maintaining the integrity of the table IMHO. I hadnt had much dealings with this site prior to this, but it seems a nice place for the most part. Once the table has been adjusted if thats what you decide, I will add my test results so you can review them. And I am sure others at the nvidia forum will do the same once they see the playing field has been leveled out so to speak.

I think I will make this forum a part of my daily routine from now on.

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And just to note: It was for fun, but we gamers have a competitive nature and things can go from play to serious quite fast at times. But also to add its been less than a year sense I put my LN2 pots to rest. And this was due to the black eye the overclocking community took because of some false test scores or better yet sharing of test scores. I am still on a HWbot team, but things havent been the same sense. I dont want to berate the community at XS, but they should know better than others what this kind of behavior can cause.
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Old 11-20-10, 09:00 AM   #27
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Old 11-24-10, 06:43 PM   #28
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