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Motorola Droid Takes Down Nexus One, EVO, Incredible in Graphics Battle

Using an app from GLBenchmark, the guys over at Android and Me have taken the 4 big dogs of the Android world and matched them up in a head-to-head battle over graphics performance.  When I say the big dogs, I mean the EVO 4G, Nexus One, Droid Incredible and the 7 month old Motorola Droid.  Who wins?  Your Motorola Droid of course.  Even with a meager 550MHz processor and just 256MB of RAM, our baby is still the best thanks to a fantastic GPU that HTC products can’t seem to compete with.

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So if the original Droid can still hang with the best of them, what about the Droid 2 and Xtreme that should be out next month?  Can you say, “Moto Takeover”?

Oh and feel free to download the GL Benchmark app and run your own tests.  Let’s see what kind of scores we can put up with our new Froyo Droids!

Cheers Wade!

  • http://www.grandkitchen.com kitchen cabinets clearwater

    I think the GPU and the CPU are separate on the Droid, so it shouldn’t
    matter what the phone is overclocked to, all Droids should run
    approximately the same since this is a GPU benchmark only.

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    Motorola Droid have a really incredible graphics and it have very superior quality in comparison of his competitors…

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    Moto Droid running something that is not stock at a speed that the manufacturer never intended, with the Tag Home launcher…

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    That news article about the new Motorola at the end of the year having a 2Ghz CPU and an Nvidia graphics processor now really looks like a must-have device.

  • http://www.lead411.com/Alison_Stubbs_1676119.html Alison Stubbs

    Moto Droid 2 running something that is not stock at a speed that the manufacturer never intended, with the Tag Home launcher…

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    I would image the only limiting factor is the smaller screen. It feels might cramped using a 3.7″ screen compared to a desktop screen, personally.

  • http://www.intmc.com Intmc

    Basically your saying that Android 2.1 and soon to be 2.2 is a waste of time and money..I’m sure there’s plenty of non rooted users that will disagree with you.

  • http://www.intmc.com Intmc

    Basically your saying that Android 2.1 and soon to be 2.2 is a waste of time and money..I’m sure there’s plenty of non rooted users that will disagree with you.

  • http://www.intmc.com Intmc

    Basically your saying that Android 2.1 and soon to be 2.2 is a waste of time and money..I’m sure there’s plenty of non rooted users that will disagree with you.

  • http://www.lead411.com/Alethea_Stubbe_1728423.html Alethea Stubbe

    So uhh, how do we overclock the GPU, I think that’s the next job to keep our phone up to par with the new ones over the next year or so.

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    Moto Droid 2 running something that is not stock at a speed that the manufacturer never intended, with the Tag Home launcher…Thanks

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    Moto Droid 2 running something that is not stock at a speed that the manufacturer never intended, with the Tag Home launcher…Thanks

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    That news article about the new Motorola at the end of the year having a 2Ghz CPU AND an Nvidia graphics processor now REALLY looks like a must-have device.

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    That news article about the new Motorola at the end of the year having a 2Ghz CPU AND an Nvidia graphics processor now REALLY looks like a must-have device.

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    Well This is a great site and I want to thank Kellex for the easy instructions in the videos.Thanks for the information on blog. This information made my study easier.

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  • Nick

    Ok so lets compare 2 devices with sense and 2 devices vanilla style. One with an incomplete version of 2.2. Then run a “community” based software on it…ment to run “genericly” on a lot of devices. Can we please take a dedicated benchmarking utility for both platforms and go off that? And hell maybe even wait for a complete version of 2.2 for all the devices while we're at it. Because in all honesty we are not giving either platform a fair chance to perform. It really gets old seeing all these people who are worried their phone is getting outdated when it isn't even a year old go around and make stupid videos proving not really a lot. Cool a Droid can get a +2 fps boost? ZOMG SO MUCH BETTER….well you have that horrid track pad still….and well to be honest android isn't really good at gaming on ANY handset I have experienced. I own an incredible…came from a g1…and even with the bigger screen and faster processor and 2.1…I don't really play many games. Snapdragon is awesome. So if you're that sad and worried that your Droid is becoming irrelevant then either upgrade/root/or be quite…they are all GREAT phones for the simple fact that they are fast and run android.

  • Nick

    Ok so lets compare 2 devices with sense and 2 devices vanilla style. One with an incomplete version of 2.2. Then run a “community” based software on it…ment to run “genericly” on a lot of devices. Can we please take a dedicated benchmarking utility for both platforms and go off that? And hell maybe even wait for a complete version of 2.2 for all the devices while we're at it. Because in all honesty we are not giving either platform a fair chance to perform. It really gets old seeing all these people who are worried their phone is getting outdated when it isn't even a year old go around and make stupid videos proving not really a lot. Cool a Droid can get a +2 fps boost? ZOMG SO MUCH BETTER….well you have that horrid track pad still….and well to be honest android isn't really good at gaming on ANY handset I have experienced. I own an incredible…came from a g1…and even with the bigger screen and faster processor and 2.1…I don't really play many games. Snapdragon is awesome. So if you're that sad and worried that your Droid is becoming irrelevant then either upgrade/root/or be quite…they are all GREAT phones for the simple fact that they are fast and run android.

  • Chris.Go

    Moto Droid
    Android 2.2 BB Froyo v0.1
    P3Droid 1200MHz
    SetCPU Performance

    Pro 302 Frames (6.0 Fps)
    HD 1160 Frames (38.7 Fps)

  • Doolidg

    how funny I'm stock and I'm at
    Pro 4.5
    Hd 40.0
    All the rooted phones that are overclocked are only one fps faster on the pro, but I'm faster on the hd by one fps…hmmmm
    Makes you wonder what the rooted hype is all about if its not speeding up your phone why mesas with it

    • Chris.Go

      Wireless tether personally was why I did it and simply because I can. You must be under using your device. What a waste of money. Anyone else notice the leaked 2.2 doesn't have wireless tether stock or did I miss something?

      • Doolidg

        I can understand the wireless tether thing but I'm pretty sure that's coming out with the Froyo update..and I understand the… because I can…. We all do that sometimes right..But to say “your under using your device” and “wasting money” is not a fair statement as you have no idea what I'm using my Droid for,or the piece of S*#t phone I used to have… basically your saying that Android 2.1 and soon to be 2.2 is a waste of time and money..I'm sure there's plenty of non rooted users that will disagree with you… oh and I love your comment

        ” Wireless tether personally was why I did it “
        “Anyone else notice the leaked 2.2 doesn't have wireless tether stock or did I miss something? “

        That's priceless s*#t right there

  • http://www.facebook.com/chicojd Jd Davis

    Running Froyo 2.2 on Droid – O/C at 1100 MHz… PRO ES 5.6 fps … HD ES 40.3 fps…

    GO DROID!

  • graham

    1357 quadrant with 1gig oc on froyo 2.2

  • Nick

    Ok, i registered on their site and validated my account, but when i go to login on my phone to send the data it says “Error occurred during sending data! Do you want to retry” and it just keeps doing that. I put in all my info correctly and thats all i get. Any help would be great cause i wanna see my benches.

    • Chris.Go

      You can't change orientation or flip keyboard out. It seems to refresh and kill the last saved session. I just kept the phone vertical, no keyboard and rand test, log in and upload. Worked… when I tried to use keyboard after test it lost my data.

      • Nick

        I tried holding it up upright or vertical and type my stuff in without it changing and it still says that same error. I can log in on my computer on the site just fine but just cant send my info from my phone or login to send the data.

  • Low023

    Should be running 60 fps on pro within a year at this rate of growth.
    Just wait everyone will be waiting for “Android 12.2 Shortcake” with it's “norm” 2-5x update performance jump coupled with the launch of the 200th new android device.

    It almost seems like Android is enabling the Phone industry to break Moore's Law.

    • shoyo

      I'm thinking the performance jump will have a limit. They can only make the software so efficient. Of course, that's not counting how well embedded processors will develop. If they keep developing at this rate (which seems to be a safe bet, considering how the mobile electronics space has been going lately), it's not unimaginable to have a handset that can rival a laptop's performance (not a netbook). Especially with a lean mobile OS, I would imagine the only limiting factor is the smaller screen. It feels might cramped using a 3.7″ screen compared to a desktop screen, personally.

  • NorCalGuy

    300f/6.0fps
    1209f/ 40.3fps
    Froyo BB V0.1
    overclocked to 1100MHz(performance)

  • http://twitter.com/JediCruz David Cruz

    Froyo:

    1,000MHz (setCPU set to performance…. not that that should make a difference)

    Pro small: 297 Frames 5.9 FPS
    Pro Big: 1209 Frames 40.3 FPS

  • Wuzz Ranger

    Froyo:

    800MHz

    Pro small: 227 Frames 4.5 FPS
    Pro Big: 1168 Frames 38.9 FPS

  • Mexigreek

    Unrooted Moto Droid 2.1
    ES 1.1 = 4.5 fps
    HD 1.1 = 40.0 fps

  • Superman

    I got 4.5 and 39.0 with a non-overclocked Froyo (Team Chaos Red Rum theme) build.

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    • Chris Nimon

      The first time I tried to upload it didnt go through. I was in landscape mode when I input my login ans psswrd. then when I turned it to portrait mode i saw my info disappear right as the screen changed. worked fine when I kept it in portrait mode. Any way that was what I ran into.

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      Guess I wasn't meant to see my results. I have tried 25x to upload my score and keep getting an error. I can log into the website just fine so I know my activation was successful :-/