FutureMark Gets Mad Over Nvidia Drivers

Quote from the article at Adrian’s Rojak Pot:

” Futuremark recently asked us to redo our benchmarks using the only NVIDIA driver they approved for use with 3DMark03. But that approved driver has a “3DMark03-specific optimization”! So, what’s going on??!

We talked to Futuremark to see what’s up with that “approved” driver and its “3DMark03-specific optimization”. Let’s see what they have to say! “

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Quote from the article at Overclockerscafe:

“There has been quite a bit of press in the past six months about Futuremark, NVidia and the alleged “optimizing” aka cheating, that may or may not have been occurring.  We have always included Futuremark’s 3DMark2003 in our testing in an effort to provide another perspective or ‘piece of the pie’ so to say, in our benchmarking.  Earlier today, we received an e-mail from Futuremark requesting that we pull the 3DMark2003 results Brian graphed in his Connect3D Radeon 9600 XT review. “

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