Samsung Galaxy S II overclocked to 1.6 GHz destroys benchmarks, nearly 7800 in Quadrant

November 10, 2011
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WOW is all I have to say. We see benchmarks almost daily between custom ROM's, new versions of Android, and devices that have beefed up or new dual-core processors. What we have today is the popular and widely known standard Bell Galaxy S II that has been tweaked, hacked, and manhandled to achieve one of the highest Quadrant benchmark tests we've ever seen. All the details on this crazy overclock and high performing kernel can be found below.

This bad boy running with one of the most popular kernels for the Galaxy S II known as SiyahKernel v2.1, manages to score almost 7800 in Quadrant Advanced -- yes I said 7800, but its 7778 to be exact. I know some might mention that Quadrant results can be faked but this came right from a few friends of ours over on Google+ that love tweaking and overclocking their Android devices as much as we do. Cheers to Jamie Doege and Simms for the results shown above.

Jamie states that he's running Checkrom v2.0.0 for the original Galaxy S II with SiyahKernel v2.1.1 clocked at 1.6 GHz to achieve the perfect winning combination for these deadly benchmark results. Take into consideration that stock the Galaxy S II scores around 3600 give or take, as shown in our original review here, these results just look even more impressive. We overclocked the G2x to 1.5 GHz and were able to squeeze out around 4600 in Quadrant but getting nearly 8000 is jut downright crazy. I think it's safe to say the Samsung Galaxy S II is the new benchmark king, as if we didn't know that already.

The links below will give you all the information you need if you feel like giving this ROM and custom kernel a try yourself. As usual try these sorts of crazy things at your own risk but most of all, have fun and enjoy it.

Checkrom v2.0
SiyahKernel v2.1

[via Jamie Doege] -- Thanks Simms


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  • curious

    How’s that battery life when it’s overclocked like that?

    • http://www.androidcommunity.com Cory Gunther

      It doesn’t run at 1.6 GHz 24/7 it still downclocks just like any other speed. But you can set it just for nonstop 1.6 GHz but I doubt your battery or phone would like you.

      Let me ask them if they have any response for battery life. Good question

      • http://twitter.com/JamieD81 Jamie Doege

        i run 1.4ghz as my daily speeds, 1.6 for benchmarks, i get about 20+ hours at 1.4ghz on moderate use.

  • Anonymous

    This is cool but I would like to see these racers run the GL suite too, in particular, the off screen tests. Why? To gouge the upcoming Exynos 4212.

  • http://twitter.com/simms22 simms22

    lol, i had nothing to do with it. it was all on Jamie Doeges side. i just shared his results because i think that theyre just awesome :)

  • http://twitter.com/Xoxe Xoxe García

    Optimus 2X OC 1,5Ghz: 7200 -> http://goo.gl/w06uu (no is news?)

  • FreeBrainTrauma

    Galaxy S2 Quadrant Score Benchmark Test CPU setted to 1,4GHz 1400mV 6926 points. 2 days battery with music on radio on morning, 10 min. play/day, and 3-10 min. talk on phone.