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The big thing with the X2 was that it is supposed to be a dual core. I just ran quadrant standard (a benchmark for phones) and in the system info tab it shows the following: (No screenshot since it's not rooted)

CPU
Name: ARMv7 Processor rev 0 (v71)
Current Freq: 1000mhz
Max Freq: 1000mhz
Min Freq: 216mhz
Cores: 1
Architecture: 7
Revision: 0

There are a few other things but what I'm worried about is why it says only one core. Is there any way to verify that this thing actually is a dual core?
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It's a known issue and there's really nothing to worry about. I sometimes see one or two cores on my Samsung Galaxy S II but I have noticed I get higher scores when I physically see the "Cores: 2".

Try pressing "System Information" right after opening up the app. You should be able to see the two cores.

Also, benchmarks aren't very important. I'd rather have a fully optimized phone with smooth real world performance than a high benchmark score.
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Originally Posted by Rayzer View Post
It's a known issue and there's really nothing to worry about. I sometimes see one or two cores on my Samsung Galaxy S II but I have noticed I get higher scores when I physically see the "Cores: 2".

Try pressing "System Information" right after opening up the app. You should be able to see the two cores.

Also, benchmarks aren't very important. I'd rather have a fully optimized phone with smooth real world performance than a high benchmark score.
That was it. I tried looking at the system info first and it said two. Im also not too worried about the benchmark but it did make me wonder since it only said one core. Could it be that the benchmark is only capable of utilizing one thread?
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That was it. I tried looking at the system info first and it said two. Im also not too worried about the benchmark but it did make me wonder since it only said one core. Could it be that the benchmark is only capable of utilizing one thread?
Possibly. Dual core phones didn't exist when Quandrant Standards was first developed. There's apparently a more detailed explanation on XDA but I don't have a link to it.
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quadrant is pretty wack...

yes, the X2 is X2
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It's not just quadrant, but Android doesn't properly support dual cores yet either. Ice Cream sandwich will.
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