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I've only recently been looking at The Tech Report Reviews, particularly of video cards, and I must say I'm simply blown away by the sheer superiority of their testing methodology compared to practically any other review site. Their piece on using frame time compared to just FPS was sheer brilliance, and the fact that just adding that (plus using the 99th percentile min FPS/max ms) not only explains much better what real-world experiences a card (or CPU) would give the buyer, but that it also helped uncover the ongoing and widespread problem of micro-stuttering in multi-GPU setups...

Wow, is all I can say. Definitely, my review-checking habits and review site of choice shifted in a big way, along with my expectations of what a "good" review should look like.
     
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