News tagged ‘benchmarks’

Friday, 13 Dec 2013

3DMark Windows Update: Hardware Monitoring Fixed, Ice Storm Unlimited Added

3DMark Windows Update: Hardware Monitoring Fixed, Ice Storm Unlimited Added

Futuremark has released an update for the Windows desktop version of 3DMark that fixes and improves hardware detection and monitoring. Running 3DMark Advanced or Professional Edition with compatible hardware will again generate an interactive graph of CPU and GPU clock speeds and temperatures recorded during the tests.

Thursday, 3 Oct 2013

Samsung Not The Only One Cheating in Benchmarks

Samsung Not The Only One Cheating in Benchmarks

AnandTech tested some Android devices and reports that Samsung is not the only phone maker to cheat in benchmarks. Apparently, ASUS, HTC and LG are also involved in tweaking the hardware for better performance when running benchmark apps.

Wednesday, 2 Oct 2013

Samsung Artificially Boosts Processor in Galaxy Note 3 for Selected Benchmarks

Samsung Artificially Boosts Processor in Galaxy Note 3 for Selected Benchmarks

Tech blog Ars Technica reports that Samsung artificially tuned the processor in the Galaxy Note 3 to "high-power CPU mode" when running popular benchmarking apps.

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