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Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 benchmark which processor is better

Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3

Comparisons   03-12-2021
   Full comparison data of Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3, examination of graphics processors (GPU). A careful review of all the specifications, to make it easier to understand, is made by the table. From the video comparison, you can get the results of parallel examination in synthetic type tests like GFXBench, 3DMark, PassMark, PCMark, Vellamo, Neocore, AnTuTu, Geekbench, Quadrant, even the gaming performance of processors in Call of Duty, Minecraft, Madout2, GTA, PUBG, Fortnite, Asphalt 9 etc.
   After reading the results of joint tests and videos, you already be able to know which chipset is better to buy Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 or Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3.

 
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3

Summary benchmark results

As a percentage of the maximum value based on a sample from the entire base of all processors

CPU Benchmark
Based on Antutu and Geekbench score
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 199% Snapdragon 8cx Gen 361%

Battery life test
Power Consumption efficiency (how quickly the processor reduces the battery charge)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 184% Snapdragon 8cx Gen 381%

Gaming performance
Which CPU is better for gaming
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 194% Snapdragon 8cx Gen 356%

Antutu 8

Antutu benchmark separately tests the performance of the CPU, GPU, and memory speed
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3
Total score1014839491882
CPU26849189076
GPU334895111104
MEM15338850888
UX13975546486

GeekBench 5.2

This benchmark shows Multi-threaded and Single-threaded processor performance
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3
Single-Core14151027
Multi-Core44624002

Comparison of specifications
CPU and Memory
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3
Frequency3000 MHz3050 MHz
Cores88
Bit6464
Lithography4 nm7 nm
Transistors count
Core configuration1x3.0 GHz Cortex-X2
3x2.5 GHz Cortex-A710
4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A510
4x3.05 GHz Cortex-A76
4x2.64 GHz Cortex-A55
Power consumption (TDP)6 W10 W
Memory typeLPDDR5 (Quad Channel)LPDDR5 (Quad Channel)
Max. Memory32 Gb32 Gb
Memory Frequency32003200
Memory bandwidth8896
Neural Processor (NPU)YesYes
L1 cache1 MB384 KB
L2 cache2 MB768 KB
L3 cache8 MB2 MB
Instruction set architecture (ISA)ARMv8.2-AARMv8.1-A
In this comparison block, you should pay attention to the differences in clock speed and the number of cores. Here Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 is 1% better than Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 in terms of CPU frequency. Also keep in mind that high CPU frequency affects battery life through power consumption.

GPU and Media
GPUAdreno 730Adreno 730
GPU Frequency970 MHz970 MHz
GFloPS18001800
# of Cores
# of Shader Units10241024
Display7680 x 4320 pixels3840 x 2400 pixels
The frequency of the GPU does not always directly indicate its performance. To fully evaluate all the capabilities of a graphics chip, you should take into account the number of Shader Units and Cores, as well as how many GFlops it has.

Gaming benchmark
Fortnite Mobile
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG Mobile)
Garena Free Fire - The Cobra
Call of Duty: Mobile
Grand Theft Auto V (GTA 5 Mobile)
Minecraft: Pocket Edition
Real Racing 3
Sniper 3D
Need for Speed No Limits
Mortal Kombat X
CSR Racing 2
The numbers in this table indicate the maximum FPS that was received on the device with the corresponding processor. Depending on the configuration of the gadget and graphics quality settings (Ultra, Medium, Normal), the results may differ quite significantly. We recommend that you better study the results of the Antutu 8 and GeekBench 5.2 becnmarks.

Cameras
Camera resolution200 MP32 MP
Dual Camera resolution64 MP16 MP
Image Signal Processor (ISP)Qualcomm Spectra 680Qualcomm Spectra 395
Video Encoding FPS120120
Video Encoding resolution8K, 4K (Ultra HD), 2K, FullHD4K (Ultra HD), 2K, FullHD
Codec supportDolby Vision, H.264/AVC, H.265/HEVC, HDR10+, HLG, HDR10H.264/AVC, H.265/HEVC


Networks and Navigation
ModemQualcomm Snapdragon X65 Modem-RF System 5GQualcomm Snapdragon X50 LTE modem
Download speed15000 MBit/s.9000 MBit/s.
Upload speed6000 MBit/s.4500 MBit/s.
NavigationNavIC enabled, GNSS, Beidou, Galileo, NavIC, GPS, Dual frequency GNSS, GLONASS, QZSS, SBASGPS, Galileo, Glonass, Beidou, QZSS, SBAS
NFC supportYesYes
5G supportYesYes


Result:
The number of parameters for which Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 is better: 17
The number of parameters for which Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 is better: 4
   You need to understand that you should not blindly trust the automatic comparison of the table. It is better to just watch the full video of parallel comparison and hear what those who really appreciated the capabilities of both processors think, as well as read the test results at the links below.
• Devices lists
• Benchmarks
• PUBG mobile
• Fortnite Mobile
• Antutu 8
• 3DMark
• GeekBench 5 mobile


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• MediaTek Dimensity 9000 Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 898
• Samsung Exynos 2200 Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 895
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Pro
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Plus
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 875
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888
• MediaTek Dimensity 1300 Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1

• Devices lists
• Benchmarks
• PUBG mobile
• Fortnite Mobile
• Antutu 8
• 3DMark
• GeekBench 5 mobile


CPU Versus Battle
• Qualcomm Snapdragon 895 Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Pro
• Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Plus Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 875
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888
• MediaTek Dimensity 1300 Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3
• MediaTek Dimensity 8100 Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3
• MediaTek Dimensity 8000 Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3
• Qualcomm Snapdragon 7 Gen 1 Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3
• Vs Apple A12Z Bionic
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