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Umm,,, Hate to sound stoopid, but, what is this program for? I got the free copy of it for buy my GTX570, and I don't get it what this program is for.
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To test your GPU setup and BRAG!! Mostly Brag and shoot for something.
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yup you are very STOOPID. its for e-peen and to measure how long your E_peen is with your long ass VGA, all ten inches of it.
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Benchmark the performance of your GPU, Memory, and CPU. More power = Higher score.
Useful in testing overclock performance gains.
    
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If you don't want it, i'll take it...lol...
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If you don't want it, i'll take it...lol...
If I could give it to you, I would. I thought that's what this program was for. I have no use for such a program. I just want my f****** machine to run lights out and play games awesomely. Could give flying flip how it "benchmarks".
I know; I'm weird.

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yup you are very stoopid. Its for e-peen and to measure how long your e_peen is with your long ass vga, all ten inches of it.
lol
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If I could give it to you, I would. I thought that's what this program was for. I have no use for such a program. I just want my f****** machine to run lights out and play games awesomely. Could give flying flip how it "benchmarks".
I know; I'm weird.

thats not wierd at all
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Quote:
Originally Posted by croSSeduP View Post
If I could give it to you, I would. I thought that's what this program was for. I have no use for such a program. I just want my f****** machine to run lights out and play games awesomely. Could give flying flip how it "benchmarks".
I know; I'm weird.

Yea honestly having this mindset will make you happier in the end, I think. It would seem to me that someone who constantly benches and compares his computer to other peoples is just going to spend more money upgrading his so he can be that much better.

A very practical use for the benchmark is to compare your scores to people with similar computers to make sure you are getting all that you can out of the card and aren't losing performance due to driver issues or whatnot.
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Benchmarks are useful for comparisons between different products and as a metric to judge whether your performance has increased/decreased.

Some people prefer to use in game benchmarks, which are arguably more reflective of "real world" performance. 3DMark11 is Futuremark's own approximation of what should be expected from a DX11 card in a general sense.
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