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Old October 24, 2012, 08:59 AM
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SKYMTL benchmarks cards which are considered competition for the card being reviewed. It doesn't make too much sense to see how much better a $400 card is than a $100 card at 1600x900. He also reruns all his benchmarks for each card in the review every time there's a driver update, which seems to happen every 2-3 weeks for the Nvidia cards.
Reviews give folks an idea of what to expect with an upgrade.

Say I have a 560 or 660 card, and there is a review for a higher end card, I will like to see what it does against my card. And seeing that would give me an incentive to upgrade, and will keep me tagged to the review.

When I saw this card for sale, the first thing that I wanted to do was to see what it does against mine and I couldn't get it from the review. By comparing 3 or 4 cards you have narrowed your viewership down to the folks who own those card only, and, can do a comparison with their own stuff. I wont go through that review if I don't own any one of the compared cards as I don't get the information as to what it does against mine.

Anyways we can discuss this some other place, rather than this thread.
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Old October 24, 2012, 06:00 PM
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Try hwcompare.com.

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Old October 25, 2012, 08:40 AM
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Reviews give folks an idea of what to expect with an upgrade.

Say I have a 560 or 660 card, and there is a review for a higher end card, I will like to see what it does against my card. And seeing that would give me an incentive to upgrade, and will keep me tagged to the review.

When I saw this card for sale, the first thing that I wanted to do was to see what it does against mine and I couldn't get it from the review. By comparing 3 or 4 cards you have narrowed your viewership down to the folks who own those card only, and, can do a comparison with their own stuff. I wont go through that review if I don't own any one of the compared cards as I don't get the information as to what it does against mine.

Anyways we can discuss this some other place, rather than this thread.
If you ever feel that more needs to be included or something is missing from our methodolgy my best suggestion would be to PM SKYMTL directly. He is more than willing to make adjustments and listen to viewer suggestions.

And on that note, like you said yourself, lets keep this thread on track.

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If you ever feel that more needs to be included or something is missing from our methodolgy my best suggestion would be to PM SKYMTL directly. He is more than willing to make adjustments and listen to viewer suggestions.

And on that note, like you said yourself, lets keep this thread on track.

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Old November 15, 2012, 06:17 PM
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Old November 15, 2012, 07:22 PM
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SOLD!!!!!
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^^^1hr5min between your bump and sold...congrats on the fast sale, and nice card whoever got it.
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Old November 15, 2012, 08:52 PM
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Yeah, it took forever this time. Usually cards are gone in under 20 minutes. ;)
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I wanted it so bad but just didn't have the funds :(
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