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AnTuTu Benchmark Supposedly Spills the Beans on Nvidia’s Shield 2 Console

by Maximum PC | April 26, 2014April 26, 2014 6:00 am PDT

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What could be Nvidia’s second generation Shield console makes a benchmark run on AnTuTu

It’s been a little less than nine months since Nvidia released its Shield handheld game console to the public, and while there have been software updates since then, there’s already talk of a second generation model with improved hardware. While this hasn’t been confirmed as the real deal, news of aShield 2 making a benchmarking run at AnTuTu is making the rounds. Care to venture a guess about its hardware?

According to the benchmark stats, which was first noticed by gforgames.com, the supposed Shield 2 wields an Nvidia Tegra K1 quad-core processor clocked at 2.5GHz with a Kepler GPU comprised of 192 CUDA cores. The System-on-Chip (SOC) is flanked by 4GB of RAM and 16GB of onboard storage.

The screen resolution is listed at 1440×810, which could indicate that 90 pixels in height are taken up by the on-screen navigation bar. Rounding out the spec sheet is a 0.3MP front-facing camera and Android 4.4.2 KitKat. The device scored 44,500 points in the AnTuTu benchmark.

A typo in the spec sheet on AnTuTu gets our BS meter tingling, so take this one with a dash of salt.

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