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Some notes from the BFS discussion

Some notes from the BFS discussion

Posted Sep 12, 2009 18:04 UTC (Sat) by Thalience (subscriber, #4217)
Parent article: Some notes from the BFS discussion

As much as we find it frustrating that there will always be some people who insist that they perceive a subjective improvement that is not measured by any benchmark you care to name, it is human nature.

I think the best response we can give to this assertion is the same one used in the audiophile community: Blind A/B tests. Have someone else switch between the two systems while doing the subjective evaluation. Don't tell the user which one is which. If they consistently prefer one over the other, perhaps there is a real effect. Otherwise....


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Some notes from the BFS discussion

Posted Sep 17, 2009 16:55 UTC (Thu) by realnc (guest, #60393) [Link]

As much as we find it frustrating that there will always be some people who insist that they perceive a subjective improvement that is not measured by any benchmark you care to name, it is human nature.

I think the best response we can give to this assertion is the same one used in the audiophile community: Blind A/B tests.

I don't need an ABX test to tell that sound stops with CFS if I start alt+tabbing while the sound continues playing when doing the same with BFS. Unless you think that some psychosomatic effect exists within BFS that makes me hear stuff that isn't there :)


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