1. Lstream's Avatar
    The only surprise for me here is HTC. Samsung is a company that has repeatedly shown itself to have low or non-existent ethical standards, so cheating is par for the course for them. I had thought HTC was more trustworthy.

    Futuremark Delists Android Devices Allegedly Cheating 3DMark, Samsung and HTC Ousted - HotHardware

    Benchmarking is serious business, and we're not saying that tongue-in-cheek. Buying decisions are often made based on how well a product benchmarks, which is why we spend so much time putting hot (and sometimes not-so-hot) hardware through their paces. However, benchmarks are only meaningful when there's a level playing field, and when companies try to 'game' the business of benchmarking, it's not only a form of cheating, it also bamboozles potential buyers who (rightfully) assume the numbers are supposed mean something.

    We bring this up because Futuremark just delisted a bunch of devices from its 3DMark benchmark because it suspects foul play is at hand. Here's a look at the devices in question:
    11-27-2013 08:58 AM
  2. Fr0gburp3r's Avatar
    In before the fanboys cry foul. Even though I have multiple Samsung devices, that company is really shady and have no ethical values.
    11-27-2013 11:55 AM

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