Originally Posted by born2killU
Because the software(DX8) that it was designed to bench is no longer supported? It's intended use, Graphics Benchmarking, is not its primary role now. Modern GPUs are not taxed by the bench anymore. It is like everyone says, is more of a CPU/RAM intensive test in our "modern" systems.
I agree that it is a nice window to our past hardware. By benching it you can see a quantitative gain on your modern hardware versus your previous hardware.
But, should it still be used in the GRAPHICS Benchmarking, when it does not tax the GPU; is really the question.