G5 benchmarks are not at ALL deceptive

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  1. agent0068

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    VP of hardware marketing from Apple called today to dispel the rumors about the benchmarks on the G5 being skewed, read this for details:
    http://apple.slashdot.org/apple/03/06/24/2154256.shtml?tid=126&tid=181

    (credit: samm found the linkage)
     
  2. phatmonky

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    sothey admit they lied!!
     
  3. agent0068

    agent0068 OT Supporter

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    :wtf: did you read the article? they admit to being completely open about the tests and that they would gladly retest--they chose the options they did simply because they thought it was fairer. All the questionable aspects of the tests (according to them) only made the g5's look better
     
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    Lied about what?
     
  5. phatmonky

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    I am glad to see you are coming around to realize that the PC outdid it for a reason :) glad you can admit your mistake atleast :cool:
     
  6. agent0068

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    :wtf: can you read at all? i never said anything of the sort

    Why am I defending myself?!? I feel like I'm taking crazy pills here! [/zoolander]
     
  7. phatmonky

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    Hey goddammit! No need to get all pissy! The MAC lost and that's that!! The least you can do is calm the fuck down!
     
  8. gku929

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    how is it that the mac lost ? agent is pointing out that the benchmarks are legit... are you guys even reading the same thing ? :wtf:
     
  9. agent0068

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    :rolleyes:
     
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    don't roll your eyes since you lost! I wasn't trying to rubit in :rolleyes:
     
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    :rofl: this thread is hilarious. look at these petty mac fools trying to justify a :greddy: competitor
     
  12. agent0068

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    :rofl: this is like one of those arguments you'd have with a two year-old...

    IBsarcasticreplysayingsomethingaboutmebeingthetwoyearoldsurprisesurprise
     
  13. agent0068

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    it's only in response to the :greddy: mac bashing from the petty mac hating fools that goes on all day :slap:
     
  14. Yoritomo

    Yoritomo dad's jar chimer

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    Even if the benchmarks weren't legit that doesn't explain why the g5 walked over the other system in the photohop, and various other demos
     
  15. dmora

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    I'm still going to buy a new mac before i ever buy/build a PC.
     
  16. phatmonky

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    64bit PC > 64bit Mac
    see: AMD very soon!

    I must thank mac for being there for guinea pigging stuff though :o
     
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    i thought amd had something out for a while now and it was going nowhere...? (not being sarcastic, hoenstly i'm not sure)
     
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    HA! HA! I'M POSTING SHIT I KNOW NOTHING ABOUT!!11!

    IBM's fab in fishkill is far superior to the fabs AMD uses. I had to work with AMD engineers while at IBM because our department was teaching them about our SOI technology.

    One thing I will admit though, AMD > Intel
     
  20. mucky

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    Yes, leave it to the product marketing to do the defending. :rolleyes:



    There's a bit of contridiction between his argument on why they use whatever setup for the Dell benchmark. But all these words coming out of his mouth with absolutely nothing to defend his words. The Veritest does show some suspicious activity in "tweaking" down the Dell to make the G5 look better. Clearly somehow Dell's benchmark numbers is MUCH wider than Apple's for the Dell. Not saying that Dell did not "tweak" their benchmark, but if Mr. Joswiak and his marketing team thinks that turning on hyperthreading and using a benchmarking with Windows is slower than do it and show the numbers.
     
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    Wow lets be a sackrider and defend the VP when he comes out and talks about their benchmarks. Of course he's going to say that to try and defend them, he's the VP and he knows lots of MAC sackriders will believe him. There is nothing wrong with MACs just because they can be a little bit slower doesn't mean you have to get your panties in a knot.
     
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    :werd:

    I said it already today, but I really do think macs are :cool:, but the overhyping and the lemming believing everything the marketing team throws at them is uber-:greddy:.

    Not all Mac users are like this.
     
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    Unless you guys are running Linux on your Dell's I don't even see what the arguement is, Windows wasn't even in the same league..
     

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