DailyTech Digest: RyderMark
February 19, 2007 1:26 PM
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The RyderMark "screenshot" that was published in July 2006
My take on RyderMark's newest incarnation
Fudo posted something about Rydermark today, and the hate mail is already starting to kick up.
In a previous article, we
pretty thoroughly debunked the authenticity
of Fudo's "screenshots." In the original article, Fudo published an expose claiming NVIDIA would not allow developers to use 24-bit or 32-bit precision -- whatever that means -- inside the benchmark. Fudo then published the screenshots of an ATI and an NVIDIA card side by side.
Our rebuttal was to disprove his analysis of this situation based on the two images, at least one of which was just a Photoshop manipulation. I have my doubts about Candella as well, but the gist of that article -- Fudo's accusations that NVIDIA was pulling some sort of scam with developers -- was untrue given the evidence.
So here's the gauntlet: If Fudo or Candella can supply me with a version of the RyderMark benchmark by midnight tonight, I will donate $1,000 to a charity of Fudo's choosing. The software must show, in full-motion video,
all three screenshots displayed in the article Fudo published today
. I'll donate another $1,000 if it can display the images from the RyderMark "screenshots" published in July 2006.
Neither individual was able to provide me with the software even after direct requests. Fuad declined to send me the binary and Candella did not respond to my emails.
Ryan Shrout from
has uploaded the teaser video for the benchmark
. I'm beginning to think this whole thing has been a horrible hoax played on Fudo.
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2/20/2007 9:04:03 PM
Weird. What's with the triangle of water in front of the left boat with no fancy twinkly lights?
Why don't the colored sphere cast light on the buildings?
Why is it so strangly jerky?
I know almost nothing about such things, but as a layman I have to say that such a video makes me less likely to believe this.
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