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Old 09-15-2011, 12:03 PM   #4
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Originally Posted by Czarspuppet View Post
Could he be looking at it the wrong way? Frames per second is a statistic that doesn't reflect standard deviation (error, distribution, whichever you prefer).

The problem with FPS is that at 300 it doesn't rule out the possibility of the machine having spent half a second on one frame, which humans perceive as 2 FPS.
That's why the article argues against FPS in favor of frame time, with being able to measure variation being one of the advantages mentioned in the article.
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