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When it comes to benchmarks, one name usually stands above all others: Quadrant. Even though it has been proven to be easily faked, there's just something about running it and see a 3000+ score show up at the end to make you feel your device is untouchable.

Despite its popularity, Quadrant has been missing one key feature: multi-core support. That all changes with an update that was pushed to the Market earlier today, which brings Quadrant up to version 2.0, though. Not only does Quadrant now support multiple-core chips, but the update also brings ICS support, GUI improvements, support for Polish, and a fix for slow frame rates on PowerVR SGX 540 GPUs.

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Due to the changes that this update brings to the app, version 2.0 reports scores differently than 1.x so the result browser is a bit on the weak side for the time being. Aurora Software, the creator of Quadrant, noted that the browser will be restored in the next update when new results are available.

Grab it below, and feel free to drop a screenshot of your results in the comments just for kicks.

Cameron Summerson
Cameron is a self-made geek, Android enthusiast, horror movie fanatic, musician, and cyclist. When he's not pounding keys here at AP, you can find him spending time with his wife and kids, plucking away on the 6-string, spinning on the streets, or watching The Texas Chainsaw Massacre on repeat.

  • Marc

    Finally support for multi-core CPU's. I hated seeing the reported Quadrant scores for newer devices knowing the there was no multi-core support.

  • SomeGuy

    Finally they update it! I have been using AnTuTU Benchmark lately since the devs update it regularly and it has a score system that's similar to the one used in Quadrant..

    Anyway thanks for the heads up! Im about to go try this new Quadrant out!

  • John

    Bow down before the awesomeness of my LG Optimus V running ICS ROM (actually a CM7 themed ROM)

    -=> 680 <=-

    ;-)

  • Prime Traveler

    Transformer Prime in performance mode 4128

  • Prime Traveler

    The Prime goes down to 2153 in power saving mode.

  • Nathan

    3515 on ATT Galaxy SII

  • Saurav.wow

    Samsung Galaxy S GT-I9000 running ICS (Team ICSSGS RC4.2)

    Total Score-1295
    CPU-1413
    Memory-1782
    I/O-1134
    2D- 403
    3D- 1741

  • Saurav.wow

    Second Run..

    Total Score 1251 :(

  • dominicwdc

    Galaxy Nexus:
    Total Score - 2221
    CPU - 5463
    Mem - 1893
    I/O - 895
    2D - 990
    3D - 1863

  • Prime Traveler

    Did another run on the TP, I am running ICS btw.

    Here is the breakdown:
    Total 4166
    CPU 11974
    MEM 2658
    I/O 3458
    2D 282
    3D 2459

  • Rodrigo

    Samsung Galaxy S 2
    Stock, rooted
    3442

    Strangely, it still reports the SGS2 as having onle one core in the System Info section of the app.

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