Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 3rd Oct 2013 16:07 UTC
Benchmarks

With the exception of Apple and Motorola, literally every single OEM we've worked with ships (or has shipped) at least one device that runs this silly CPU optimization. It's possible that older Motorola devices might've done the same thing, but none of the newer devices we have on hand exhibited the behavior. It's a systemic problem that seems to have surfaced over the last two years, and one that extends far beyond Samsung.

Pathetic, but this has been going on in the wider industry for as long as I can remember - graphics chip makers come to mind, for instance. Still, this is clearly scumbag behaviour designed to mislead consumers.

On the other hand, if you buy a phone based on silly artificial benchmark scores, you deserve to be cheated.

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TroubleFunk
Member since:
2013-10-04

It seems Tony gave you a fairly calm and rational answer.

You respond with some silly "fruit company" comment.

You should probably answer like an adult next time.

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BushLin Member since:
2011-01-26

"Tony" tried to misframe the argument.

I was talking about software optimisation in context and unfortunately "Tony" has a well documented history of fitting the stereotype I spoke of.

Are you "Tony" in disguise?

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MOS6510 Member since:
2011-05-12

Some are stereotype Apple fans, some are stereotype Apple haters.

At least Tony doesn't resort to insults and motivates his claims, but I guess that's part of that stereotype.

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TroubleFunk Member since:
2013-10-04

"Tony" tried to misframe the argument.

I was talking about software optimisation in context and unfortunately "Tony" has a well documented history of fitting the stereotype I spoke of.

Are you "Tony" in disguise?


I really don't think YOU should be accusing anyone of fitting a stereotype. You seem like some mindless Apple-hater.
I don't know what your history is but you fit that profile.

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