Huawei’s cheating in benchmarks Ascend P7 ‘




The Chinese manufacturer Huawei, one of the largest smartphone makers in the world, is cheating in benchmarks with its main model Ascend P7, claims Anandtech. The unit always put the four processor cores on the maximum clock rate if it detects a benchmark.

Thanks to the standard set at the maximum clock speed of all the processor cores scored Ascend P7 in benchmarks like 3D Mark GFXBench and higher. In GFXBench finds AnandTech an increase of 16 percent in 3D Mark is that even 28 percent. Tweakers is the score and enable all cores in the benchmarks as they are able to confirm in the Play Store; it failed to run. customized versions of the benchmarks

Anandtech has the difference measured by performing under a different name, making the software the benchmark did not recognize and therefore not performed the optimization. The benchmark Huawei said in response that the processor responds differently to different situations and claims that “the majority of devices on the market” prevents the behavior.

The optimizations do not make much difference. The combination of the clocked at 1.8GHz Cortex A9 quad-core and the relatively old Mali 450 GPU makes the Ascend P7 even with the optimizations in both benchmarks scores a lot less than devices from other manufacturers.

Last year showed that many smartphone makers were engaged in this practice, but now almost all manufacturers stopped doing according to Anandtech.


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