ATI and NVIDIA both unhappy with benchmarks

Posted on Saturday, Jun 23 2007 @ 02:00 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
X-bit Labs reports both ATI and NVIDIA are unhappy with benchmarks again:
The first company to complain about inadequacy of a benchmark results was AMD, who said that due to the fact that Lost Planet: Extreme Condition was a part of Nvidia’s “The way it’s meant to be played” (TWIMTBP) program and because specialists from ATI did not have an opportunity to tweak their drivers for the title, performance measurements results obtained on the demo for PC were not correct.

“Lost Planet is an Nvidia-sponsored title, and one that Nvidia has had a chance to look at and optimize their drivers for. The developer has not made us aware of this new benchmark, and as such the ATI Radeon driver team has not had the opportunity explore how the benchmark uses our hardware and optimize in a similar fashion. Over the next little while AMD will be looking at this, but in the meantime, please note that whatever performance you see will not be reflective of what gamers will experience in the final build of the game,” a statement by Advanced Micro Devices said...
Read on over here.

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