Samsung: We didn't cheat on Galaxy Note 3 benchmarks

Samsung denies reports that its Galaxy Note 3 superphone exaggerates its performance when it detects well-known benchmarks running.

Samsung Galaxy Note 3
Samsung is on the defensive over benchmarking results for the Galaxy Note 3. Sarah Tew/CNET

Samsung has been forced on the defensive yet again over reports that its top-notch smart phones are cheating at benchmark tests.

The Korean company has denied its Galaxy Note 3 superphone exaggerates its performance when it detects well-known benchmarks running, as was claimed Tuesday in an extensive, well-documented report on the Web site Ars Technica.

"The Galaxy Note 3 maximises its CPU/GPU frequencies when running features that demand substantial performance," Samsung said in a statement to CNET UK.

Read more of " Samsung defends Galaxy Note 3 benchmarking shenanigans " at Crave UK.

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