Tuesday, February 21, 2017

How Benchmarks Work and When You Should Pay Attention to Them

Hmmm, when should you pay attention to benchmarks? We say ALWAYS! How are you going to know how big your e-peen is? Duh.

Benchmarks provide a way to measure real-world performance without getting bogged down in comparing specs. You don’t need to know how many cores or how much RAM a graphics card has if it renders Mass Effect: Andromeda at the highest frame rate in the most crisp detail. There are a lot of different kinds of benchmark tests, but here are some of the most common.