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What I found interesting in this is neither are smooth. Going back to what I said earlier, 16ms-30ms-16ms isn't enough info, for me (and would appear to be normal fluctuation).
So the idea that the 660ti is smoother, after seeing this, is something I don't see. Unless you want to split hairs and say that the 7950 stuttered at this moment in time while the 660ti didn't even though it stutters at other times. tongue.gif
Edited by EastCoast - 12/13/12 at 3:00pm
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Meh, I don't see how this matters too much anyways since most people stuck with windows 7.
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Meh, I don't see how this matters too much anyways since most people stuck with windows 7.
You didn't read the article.
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My point being: its impossible to get a 99th percentile of 40ms AND and average of 60ms unless you go with negative numbers, that is. Its simply not possible to say that the 99th of the distribution sits at 40ms or below yet the average distribution sits at 16.6ms. Impossible. IM-PO-SSI-BLE. Mathematically it makes sense because you can work with negative data... but you can't have negative frametimes and, thus, none of this makes any sense.

I think you might be wrong in your interpretation of 99th percentile in this context. Here it is the time that 99% of frames are less than. So it should be completely possible to have an average of 16ms and a 99th time of 40ms. It would look like this: 12, 15, 12, 40, 15, 40, 13, 12, 65, 12, 13, 12, 9, 11, 13, 16, 12, 9, 10, 9

Your average is 16ms, and you throw out the 65ms outlier, so your 99th time is 40ms because 99% of the frames are less than 40ms. Obviously you'd need a bigger data set, but you get the point.

And I'm assuming the bolded part is a typo and you meant to say 60 FPS and not 60ms. Or did you do your math based on 60ms instead of converting the 60 FPS to a 16ms average? You wrote it both ways there.
Edited by Forceman - 12/13/12 at 11:16am
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Another GTX 660ti greater than HD7950 review?!?! thumbsdownsmileyanim.gif


Sounds like an NVIDIA marketing campaign for profit to me.
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I think the people who did the latency test are noobs lol.
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Another GTX 660ti greater than HD7950 review?!?! thumbsdownsmileyanim.gif
Sounds like an NVIDIA marketing campaign for profit to me.


I don't think I'm ever going to have Windows 8 on my desktop so this review is even less important to me.


To me it is crystal clear that you get alot more video card for the money with HD7950.


GTX 660ti along with most other GTX6XX series cards are over priced IMO. GTX 660ti shouldn't cost more than $229.99. At $229.99 you get your moneys worth with this level of 28nm video card.
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I think the people who did the latency test are noobs lol.
You think that people that have been doing this for over a decade are "noobs?" Did I just read that correctly?

How laughable.
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You think that people that have been doing this for over a decade are "noobs?" Did I just read that correctly?
How laughable.

You think they've been doing that test specifically for over a decade?

How laughable. rolleyes.gif

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What I found interesting in this is neither are smooth. Going back to what I said earlier, 16ms-30ms-16ms isn't enough info, for me (and would appear to be normal fluctuation as this is never a flat line).
So the idea that the 660ti is smoother, after seeing this, is something I don't see. Unless you want to split hairs and say that the 7950 stuttered at this moment in time while the 660ti didn't even though it stutters at other times. tongue.gif

Is it just me or does the 660 look choppier...
The 7950 has bigger spikes, but the over-all the 660 looks choppier.
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You think that people that have been doing this for over a decade are "noobs?" Did I just read that correctly?
How laughable.

Yes, you red it clearly, I've been doing it for 15 years. And yes they are noobs...According to my job, I'm not a noob either.
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