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Top500 supercomputer rankings await speed-test shakeup

The latest list of most-powerful computers is a bit of same old, same old. But soon, it won't be so easy to get ahead on the Top500 list by plugging in special-purpose accelerator cards.

By November 18, 2013

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Samsung again accused of manipulating benchmarks

Arstechnica provides persuasive evidence that Samsung is artificially boosting the speed of its new Galaxy Note 3 in popular benchmarking software.

By October 1, 2013

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iPhone 5s features quad-core graphics: analysis

The Chipworks teardown of the A7 chip in Apple's latest iPhone, the 5s, shows not only the announced 64-bit CPU, but also the not-so-public arrival of a quad-core GPU.

By September 29, 2013

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Samsung denies fixing Galaxy S4 benchmarks

Samsung claims it hasn't been cheating on tests after a detailed report claimed code was found on the S4 called 'BenchmarkBooster'.

By July 31, 2013

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How we test: Cell phones

Sit tight as we break down how CNET puts phones through their paces and how we make evaluations of what's good and what's not.

By February 5, 2013

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Quad-core smartphone shootout

Find out which of these superphones reigns supreme.

By December 10, 2012

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7 myths about quad-core phones (Smartphones Unlocked)

Smartphones with quad-core processors are always faster than dual-core processors, right? Only if you believe the myths.

By April 8, 2012

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Qualcomm S4 chip renders Ice Cream Sandwich 'butter smooth'

Newest Snapdragon chip ups the ante on dual-core phones running Android 4.0, crushing Samsung's Galaxy S II on some key benchmarks.

By February 21, 2012

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Japanese supercomputer first to clear 10 petaflops

The fastest got faster, as the K Computer topped its own record on the twice-yearly supercomputer speed test by scoring 10.51 quadrillion calculations per second.

By November 14, 2011

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5 apps for benchmarking your Android device

Benchmarking apps are useful for measuring the performance of your device and comparing the scores with similar devices. We'll go over five benchmarking apps for Android devices that you can use to see how your device measures up.

By August 9, 2011