Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is ”FreakScore”?

A: FreakScore is a weighted index of all aggregated professional and user reviews. Professional reviews are given more value than user reviews. Older products and reviews are given less importance, pending on the products life cycle. Authorative sources are more important towards the FreakScore. A FreakScore over 8 is great and only a few products get a FreakScore over 9.

Q: What is “Buzz Index”?

A: Buzz index represents how much buzz there is in forums, blogs, reviews and searches about the product. It’s a scale from 1-5, 5 representing the most buzz a product can have at TestFreaks.

Q: What is “Activity”?

A: Activity represents how popular the product is here at TestFreaks. It’s a scale from 1-5, 5 represents the highest activity level.

Q: What is “Freak Grades”?

A: Freak Grades are the sub-grades from all reviews (user and professional), they are aggregated rewarded with a grade from 1-10 (10 being the best).

Q: What review sources are listed on TestFreaks?

A: As many as possible that has relevant information; each site is checked manually by our quality engineers. If you feel that we are missing any sources please let us know via info ( @ ) testfreaks . com