Benchmark Cheating

Benchmark Cheating Androids Being Delisted From 3DMark Database

Last month, AnandTech released a report that showed how almost all Android smartphone manufacturers are cheating benchmark scores, with Samsung topping the list with its flagship Galaxy S4 and Galaxy Note 3 devices. However, it seems that 3DMark benchmarking app developer Futuremark, is now delisting all cheating Android devices from its database, as pointed out...

AnandTech On Android Benchmark Cheating: “They’re (Almost) All Dirty”

Yesterday, Samsung was caught artificially boosting the Galaxy Note 3's benchmark scores with a special, high-power CPU mode that kicks in only when the device runs popular benchmarking apps. Similar cheating was discovered by AnandTech for the Galaxy S4 back in July as well. Today, they have released a new report that reveals almost all Android smartphone...