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CF-Bench for Android Devices
XDA Recognized Developer Chainfire just launched a pre-release of CF-Bench for Android devices. According to the developer, the application is meant to give a more “stable” score compared to others. It supports multi-core and the option to test both native and Java code. As soon as it gets finished, it will be available on the market. However, for those willing to test a pre-release, you can find the apk file on the original thread. The app does not perform any GPU-based benchmarks.
Some device scores can be found for reference.
Please let the dev know what you think of it.
Originally posted by Chainfire
[22.06.2011][v0.5] CF-Bench “Pre-Release”
CF-Bench is my attempt at a benchmark (so far). It can handle as many CPU cores as you can throw at it, and performs native as well as Java benchmarks. It does not currently do any GPU-based benchmarks.
I know, there are lots of other benchmarks. But they don’t give me the numbers I’m personally interested in comparing. Few really support multi-core or test both native and Java code. This benchmark is also supposed to give a more “stable” score compared to some others.
Yes. This is not a finished app yet, which is why it is posted only here on XDA and not on Market yet.
One major thing is, it does submit the scores to my server, but it does not yet give you a “comparison” screen – I’m still working on some server-side things related to that. But releasing it here now will give me more data to work with.
Right now it also only allows you to do a full benchmark, not a custom (partial) one.
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