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(→‎Community and Forum: I am sorry, but WP:RS still applies and forums are not a reliable source of information even when mentioned by Secondary Source, especially since author of New Yorker article makes false claim about forum users being "expert" without even mentioning in which field they are "experts" or how the author came to this conclusion)
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On September 8, 2011 Scott Wasson posted an article titled "Inside the second: A new look at game benchmarking". This showed gamers that frames per second(FPS) are not the only thing that matters in "smooth" gameplay, but frame latency has a big part.<ref>{{cite web|url=https://www.extremetech.com/gaming/154089-after-almost-20-years-gpu-benchmarking-is-moving-past-frames-per-second|title=After almost 20 years, GPU benchmarking is moving past frames per second|work=Extremetech}}</ref> This innovative benchmarking method was later mentioned and acknowledged by other publications such as Anandtech <ref>{{Cite web|url=https://www.anandtech.com/show/7195/amd-frame-pacing-explorer-cat138|title=AMD Frame Pacing Explored: Catalyst 13.8 Brings Consistency to Crossfire|last=Smith|first=Ryan|website=www.anandtech.com|access-date=2019-07-19}}</ref><ref>{{Cite web|url=https://www.anandtech.com/show/6857/amd-stuttering-issues-driver-roadmap-fraps|title=AMD Comments on GPU Stuttering, Offers Driver Roadmap & Perspective on Benchmarking|last=Smith|first=Ryan|website=www.anandtech.com|access-date=2019-07-19}}</ref> and Overclockers.<ref>{{Cite web|url=https://www.overclockers.com/nvidias-fcat-gpu-testing-pursuing/|title=Our Take On NVIDIA's FCAT GPU Testing|last=Vaughan|first=Jeremy|website=www.overclockers.com|access-date=2019-07-19}}</ref>
 
== SSD Endurance Experiment ==
 
In 2013, TechReports has started an experiment using several SSD drives to determine how many writes they can endure. This test has lasted for 2 years before all drives used in this test have failed, enduring for much longer time than rated by manufacturers themselves,<ref>{{cite web|url=https://www.extremetech.com/computing/201064-which-ssds-are-the-most-reliable-massive-study-sheds-some-light|title=Which SSDs are the most reliable? Massive study sheds some light|work=Extremetech}}</ref><ref>{{cite web|url=https://www.pcworld.com/article/2856052/grueling-endurance-test-blows-away-ssd-durability-fears.html|title=Grueling endurance test blows away SSD durability fears|last=Paul|first=Ian|website=www.pcworld.com|access-date=2019-07-19}}</ref> and even prompting one of the manufacturers, Samsung, to release a humorous music video dedicated to this test.<ref>{{cite web|url=https://finance.yahoo.com/news/victory-ssd-endurance-samsung-singing-191852643.html|title=A victory in SSD endurance has Samsung singing|last=Bourque|first=Brad|website=finance.yahoo.com|access-date=2019-07-19}}</ref>
 
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