From: Jeff Garland (jeff_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-02-29 09:45:04
On Sun, 29 Feb 2004 08:20:16 -0500, Daryle Walker wrote
> I'm not accusing Intel of this, but the idea popped into my head
> when I read this message.
> For the standard processor and/or system tests, I've heard of companies
> rigging their chips/components to work really well specifically for the
> tests, not necessarily a general performance increase. Can that be
> done for our tests? I'm guessing not (especially since our tests
> can change over time).
I don't think the performance test analogy is accurate. I think they are
elevating the priority of problem reports created from our tests -- which they
don't control or run. That isn't rigging.
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