1. drrf69's Avatar
    Hey guyz, i did a geekbench 3 benchmark test today on my iphone 5s..and the results were very low compared to other iphone 5s that i saw on the internet..so wanted to ask whether it's my iphone or the app? Whoz at fault?
    Single core score- 1079
    Multi core score- 1936
    Compared to other iphone 5s
    Single core score- 1410
    Multi core score- 2536
    03-25-2014 11:33 AM
  2. BreakingKayfabe's Avatar
    No one's fault, really. The 5S has superior CPU performance over pretty much anything on the market right now. Regardless of what these benchmark scores are.
    03-25-2014 03:11 PM
  3. kataran's Avatar
    I would disregard these scores how does it perform in the real world day to day usage are you satisfied with its performance??


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    03-25-2014 04:03 PM
  4. John Yester's Avatar
    03-25-2014 04:30 PM
  5. drrf69's Avatar
    I found out the answer.. the reason why I am scoring that is because I downloaded a cracked version of Geekbench 3 from a 3rd party app store. I downloaded it from the Apple Store and I got my score to 2500 (normal) ..with my iphone still jailbroken and all tweaks in place.
    03-26-2014 04:40 AM
  6. drrf69's Avatar
    Anyway thank u all for ur suggestions and help. Cheers 👍
    03-26-2014 04:41 AM
  7. SeanHRCC's Avatar
    Even if the numbers you got off the test were accurate...who cares? There's a term in the car world that we use called "Magazine Racing", it's essentially reading the magazine reviews and/or specs of a car and then drawing a conclusive judgement on said car with that information alone. It's hilarious when a person actually does the real world testing though how their answers so often change in said comparisons...the same can be said here. Having a technical conversation about the merits of the processor itself and what it is capable of? Sure, there might be relevancy there to the scores...but every where else? It's just mumbo jumbo.
    03-26-2014 09:03 AM
  8. drrf69's Avatar
    Even if the numbers you got off the test were accurate...who cares? There's a term in the car world that we use called "Magazine Racing", it's essentially reading the magazine reviews and/or specs of a car and then drawing a conclusive judgement on said car with that information alone. It's hilarious when a person actually does the real world testing though how their answers so often change in said comparisons...the same can be said here. Having a technical conversation about the merits of the processor itself and what it is capable of? Sure, there might be relevancy there to the scores...but every where else? It's just mumbo jumbo.
    I totally agree with u.. But i was worried because other iphone 5s had better benchmark scores..now I'm satisfied with the scores .
    03-26-2014 03:14 PM
  9. BreakingKayfabe's Avatar
    Even if the numbers you got off the test were accurate...who cares? There's a term in the car world that we use called "Magazine Racing", it's essentially reading the magazine reviews and/or specs of a car and then drawing a conclusive judgement on said car with that information alone. It's hilarious when a person actually does the real world testing though how their answers so often change in said comparisons...the same can be said here. Having a technical conversation about the merits of the processor itself and what it is capable of? Sure, there might be relevancy there to the scores...but every where else? It's just mumbo jumbo.
    And on top of that, benchmark scores have always seemed Androidish to me. Not only to convince oneself that their phone is getting maximum performance, but also "My phone scores this better than your phone" sort of thing. All the while satisfied iPhone users (millions of them) are like "Cool. My phone works."
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    03-26-2014 04:26 PM
  10. warcraftWidow's Avatar
    And on top of that, benchmark scores have always seemed Androidish to me. Not only to convince oneself that their phone is getting maximum performance, but also "My phone scores this better than your phone" sort of thing. All the while satisfied iPhone users (millions of them) are like "Cool. My phone works."
    Agreed. I do read the Anandtech reports but I've never had the desire to benchmark my personal phone.
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    03-26-2014 04:31 PM
  11. BreakingKayfabe's Avatar
    Agreed. I do read the Anandtech reports but I've never had the desire to benchmark my personal phone.
    I love tech and I swear that if you told me what your phone benchmarked, I couldn't tell you whether it was good or bad. I have no earthly idea anymore.
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    03-26-2014 04:34 PM
  12. leslie haw's Avatar
    I'm learning not to be bothered with benchmark scores. As long as it works for me, that's all I need to know. Especially reading how a certain phone company actually tweaks its phones so that it churns out better benchmark scores.


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    03-27-2014 10:36 AM

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