Basemark releases new ray-tracing benchmark for mobile phonesTuesday, 3 Jan 2023
In Vitro is the first-ever mobile device benchmark that can measure and score ray-tracing technology.
Huawei caught cheating on benchmark tests, opens up performance mode to usersMonday, 10 Sep 2018
Huawei was caught cheating on benchmark tests and 3DMark has delisted some of its phone models from the leaderboard.
3DMark Windows Update: Hardware Monitoring Fixed, Ice Storm Unlimited AddedFriday, 13 Dec 2013
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.
Samsung Not The Only One Cheating in BenchmarksThursday, 3 Oct 2013
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.
Samsung Artificially Boosts Processor in Galaxy Note 3 for Selected BenchmarksWednesday, 2 Oct 2013
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.