Note 3’s benchmarking “adjustments” inflate scores by up to 20%

Note 3’s benchmarking “adjustments” inflate scores by up

Tech — Note 3’s benchmarking “adjustments” inflate scores by up to 20% We dig into the boosting shenanigans and find they apply specifically to benchmark apps.

Note 3’s benchmarking “adjustments” inflate scores by up

If it’s just to normalize benchmark scores, they failed, because the benchmark scores on the Note 3 are just as up and down as anything else. The idle speeds were just what we could detect, it’s the higher benchmark scores that show there is other stuff going on under the hood that we don’t have the tools and access to see.

Top responsesRedditThis used to be an Issue on Computer GPU benchmarks, renaming also had a similar effect.51 votesI really liked that article, an obscurity followed by a claim, then a successful investigation!24 votesDoes anyone else here remember when Samsung paid students to submit fake good reviews? Or when Samsung paid people to make negative comments … read more24 votesI’m still using an i5 and I can’t really get my head around why people are still concerned with benchmarks? I subbed to /r/android to try to improve my knowledge … read more47 votesWhy doesn’t Samsung make a setting so users can adjust whether they want to crank up the CPU and under what situations/apps?8 votesAre you guys high? Manipulating benchmarks completely eliminates the common method that we had to quantifiably measure the performance of devices. If … read more29 votesSee all

Samsung Note 3’s benchmarking “adjustments” inflate scores

The removable battery isn’t super important to me but it is helpful if keeping the device for a long time. I could use a new battery in my Note but I’ll probably end up buying the Note …

Top responsesRedditThis is cheating, and for Samsung this is the second time they did this with a device by artificially cheating in benchmarks. There should be consequences … read more150 votesOnce a cheat, always a cheat35 votesSmells like fraud.35 votesAnd this wasn’t the first time: http://www.anandtech.com/show/7187/looking-at-cpugpu-benchmark-optimizations-galaxy-s-425 votesNo surprises here.21 votesVote with your dollars. Every dollar to Samsung is a vote in favor of this misleading (at best) behavior. The purpose of a synthetic benchmark is to give us … read more42 votesSee all

[Ars] Note 3’s benchmarking “adjustments” inflate scores

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[Ars] Note 3’s benchmarking “adjustments” inflate scores

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Note 3s benchmarking adjustments inflate scores by up to

Oct 03, 2013 · Note 3s benchmarking adjustments inflate scores by up to 20%. 10-03-2013 12:56 PM. 33 1 2. Jump to page: I should mention that the Note 3 (like many other Android devices – SGS4, HTC One) detects certain benchmarks and ensures CPU frequencies are running at max while running them, rather than relying on the benchmark workload to organically

Galaxy Note 3’s benchmarking “adjustments” inflate scores

Oct 01, 2013 · Galaxy Note 3’s benchmarking “adjustments” inflate scores by up to 20% Here’s the thing: If artificial benchmark scores are your deciding factor when buying a phone (as opposed to

Samsung shenanigans inflate Note 3’s benchmarking scores

Oct 01, 2013 · Samsung shenanigans inflate Note 3’s benchmarking scores by up to 20% the US Note 3’s benchmark scores with a special, high-power CPU mode that kicks in …

Galaxy Note 3 fights self, barely wins: Exynos 5 Octa vs

Samsung is outing the Note 3 in two versions, depending on what processor they’ll contain. The variation for LTE carrier networks will be shipping with Qualcomm’s top-shelf Snapdragon 800 – a quad-core chipset clocked at 2.3 GHz – while the others will receive Samsung’s homemade Exynos 5 …

Note 3s benchmarking adjustments inflate scores by up to

Oct 03, 2013 · Note 3s benchmarking adjustments inflate scores by up to 20%. 10-03-2013 12:56 PM. 33 1 2. Jump to page: what matters to me is everyday usability regardless of a benchmark score of 1 or 1 million. Note 3s benchmarking adjustments inflate scores by up to 20%.

Don’t trust the Note 3’s benchmarks – Windows Central Forums

Oct 13, 2013 · Because the point of benchmarking is knowing what the upper limits of the hardware are, and pegging it up to max would make sense in that context. I think it would’ve looked best for them to give an option, «conventional use» with scaling and powersaving measures enabled and a «performance» mode that goes all out no matter what.

Galaxy Note 3 fights self, barely wins: Exynos 5 Octa vs

57 comment(s) for: Samsung is outing the Note 3 in two versions, depending on what processor they’ll contain. The variation for LTE carrier networks will be shipping with Qualcomm’s top-shelf Snapdragon 800 – a quad-core chipset clocked at 2.3 GHz – while the others will receive Samsung’s homemade Exynos 5 Octa, running on 1.9 GHz

Apple SVP Phil Schiller Points to Samsung’s Benchmark

Apple SVP Phil Schiller has tweeted a link to a report which reveals that Samsung has been artificially inflating its benchmark scores for the Galaxy Note 3.

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247droid: Apple SVP Phil Schiller Points to Samsung’s

A quick comparison of its scores to the similarly specced LG G2 makes it clear that something fishy is going on, because Samsung’s 2.3GHz Snapdragon 800 blows the …