Again OnePlus caught cheating on the benchmark to achieve the highest performance in the classroom Android. From the results of the investigation XDA-Developers, cheating mechanism found on OnePlus 5.
Reporting from GSM Arena, when the benchmark is detected, OnePlus 5 locking clusters of “small” Snapdragon chipset 835 at the highest clockspeed of 1.9 GHz. This is not overclock, but disable thermal throttling. As for the major clusters are not affected it. That’s enough to push the benchmark results of their multi-core processors.
Cheating is capable of making 835 Snapdragon processor that works in OnePlus 5 runs at a speed of 1.9 GHz for 95 percent of the duration of the test. When the fraud was dinonatkfikan, the processor will run at a speed of 1.9 GHz, only spent a quarter, which is 24 per cent.
Interestingly, on a particular CPU benchmark application only, as in Geekbench, OnePlus not heat faster. When the GPU benchmark run, the higher the heat just where the back of the smartphone with temperatures of 50 degrees Celsius.
OnePlus also provide an official statement regarding this alleged fraud. They say that the way this was done to show the potential of OnePlus actual performance. Previously, OnePlus is also suspected of cheating on OnePlus 3T.