Tests show that Samsung devices running Android 4.4 KitKat no longer run code to boost their benchmark scores.
According to the popular mobile benchmarking app AnTuTu, Samsung’s octa-core Exynos 5410 processor proves that eight cores are better than four.
While benchmarks on cloud-computing performance come with their share of caveats, new data from Compuware show smaller cloud service providers such as Layered Tech coming out ahead of the big dogs.
Facebook has built a new open source tool for benchmarking graph databases, called LinkBench. And although the chances are your infrastructure and workloads look nothing like Facebook’s, the good news is LinkBench was built with configurability in mind.
Cloud computing and open source software have freed IT practitioners from so much legacy vendor baggage over the past few years. Isn’t it time to free them from inane benchmark boasting, too? A crowdsourced platform where users share their real-world performance experiences could help.
Benchmark results of a quad-core Android smartphone appeared on the web, and the handset tests twice as fast as recent smartphones, such as the Galaxy Nexus. But there’s an important aspect to remember here: software is still catching up to hardware, so set your expectations accordingly.
Now that Samsung offers the Galaxy Tab 7.7, my patience to upgrade the old Galaxy Tab has paid off: This small slate with high-def display offers big performance. Here are benchmarks compared to other tablets like the Transformer Prime; both are solid performers in real life.
The iPad 2 is a beast under the hood, thanks to the new A5 system-on-a-chip designed in-house by Apple. But what does that mean in terms of the hard numbers of actual performance measurement, and how does it stack up to other iOS devices?
Apple unveiled new MacBook Pros Thursday, and the notebooks came equipped with Intel’s next-generation Sandy Bridge processors. Primate Labs gathered results from its Geekbench hardware performance measurement tool to come with some solid numbers showing the difference between the new MacBooks and their predecessors.