Thx patch. I understand the points vs number of submitted scores now. Makes sense.
I don't understand the multi GPU thing though.
Just got like 7 points for an 6300 Pi 16 seconds!?????????????????????
And 5 for 98k dual 4850s???????
1) hwbot changed so that each person is rewarded as an individual with only one set of global points for each bench. So the most global points with whatever hardware configuration you submit that scores highest will be the only global points you will earn as an individual for that specific benchmark, be it with 1, 2, 3 or four cards. Apparently, you can still earn more global points for your team using different hardware combinations....
2) Remember, you get scores based on who you are competing against. Multi-gpu setups are worth much less because the number of people who submit scores get exponentially fewer as you add more cards. A massive raw score still won't be worth much if only 10 other people submit scores with a particular quadfire configuration. Especially if you already have gained your top global point run as described above.
Example: My top single card 3Dmark06 score of 30531 is worth 36.7 global points for being the 22nd highest single card score overall out of thousands of entries. While my much higher score of 35634 with quadfire 4890's would only earn 3.2 global points for being 48th out of 443 submissions - and I didn't even get those points (that's why they're greyed out) because my single gpu score gave me a higher global point score as an individual. But they do count towards our team points.
Same concept applies to hardware points. But, unlike global points, all of your hardware points are applied to your individual score up to the maximum of 300.