Futuremark tells you how many 3dmarks per dollar

By on January 27, 2008, 11:26 PM
Futuremark (developers of the popular 3dmark benchmark) emailed me last week letting me know about the launch of a new service available through their YouGamers portal that gathers submitted benchmark results, system specs, and ultimately pricing information to build a table of the best values in videocard and processors.

There are obvious shortcomings inherent to the way data is being gathered (all user-submitted, 3dmark tested only, features are not considered), but from a quick glance I took to the stats, itís at the very least an interesting thing to watch.

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9Nails said:
This is a good idea - it will help spotlight the point of diminishing returns when buying upgrades for your computer as well as help estimate (in dollar value) how much your existing tech is worth. I do wish that it were more customizable so that you could aim for your expected performance levels and find best prices in that classification.It even works a little like PriceWatch.com in that near the bottom it shows you how much other tech is running for and where they found the price listed. Oddly, NewEgg wasn't listed as one of their websites however.
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