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Qualcomm Snapdragon 860 vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 benchmark which processor is better

Qualcomm Snapdragon 860 vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3

Comparisons   26-08-2021
   Detailed testing data of Qualcomm Snapdragon 860 vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3, comparison of graphics processors (GPU). A thorough analysis of all the technical characteristics of the chips, so that it can be easier to read, is presented in the form of the table. From the video comparison, you can get the results of parallel examination in synthetic type tests like PassMark, 3DMark, Geekbench, Quadrant, Neocore, PCMark, AnTuTu, GFXBench, Vellamo, even the gaming performance of CPUs in Madout2, GTA, Fortnite, Minecraft, Asphalt 9, Call of Duty, PUBG etc.
   After reading the results of parallel tests and videos, you can already make an informed decision about which processors is better to buy Snapdragon 860 or Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3.

 
Qualcomm Snapdragon 860
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
Snapdragon 86031% Snapdragon 8cx Gen 335%

Battery life test
Power Consumption efficiency (how quickly the processor reduces the battery charge)
Snapdragon 86073% Snapdragon 8cx Gen 376%

Gaming performance
Which CPU is better for gaming
Snapdragon 86028% Snapdragon 8cx Gen 332%

Antutu v10, 9

Antutu benchmark separately tests the performance of the CPU, GPU, and memory speed
Snapdragon 860 Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3
Total score441828491882
CPU123709137723
GPU167894186921
MEM7070178707
UX7952088528

GeekBench 6, 5.2

This benchmark shows Multi-threaded and Single-threaded processor performance
Snapdragon 860 Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3
Single-Core7681027
Multi-Core27654002

Comparison of specifications
CPU and Memory
Snapdragon 860 Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3
Frequency2960 MHz3050 MHz
Cores88
Bit6464
Lithography7 nm7 nm
Transistors count
Core configuration1x2.96 GHz Kryo 485 Prime
3x2.42 GHz Kryo 485 Gold
4x1.8 GHz Kryo 485 Silver
4x3.05 GHz Cortex-A76
4x2.64 GHz Cortex-A55
Power consumption (TDP)10 W10 W
Memory typeLPDDR4x (Quad Channel)LPDDR5 (Quad Channel)
Max. Memory16 Gb32 Gb
Memory Frequency21333200
Memory bandwidth34.196
Neural Processor (NPU)YesYes
L1 cache512 KB384 KB
L2 cache1 MB768 KB
L3 cache2 MB2 MB
Instruction set architecture (ISA)ARMv8.1-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 2% better than Snapdragon 860 in terms of CPU frequency. Also keep in mind that high CPU frequency affects battery life through power consumption.

GPU and Media
GPUAdreno 640Adreno 730
GPU Frequency750 MHz970 MHz
GFloPS9861800
# of Cores
# of Shader Units3841024
Display2840 x 2160 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 Mobile27.129.9
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG Mobile)55.244.5
Garena Free Fire - The Cobra57.557.8
Call of Duty: Mobile42.154.6
Grand Theft Auto V (GTA 5 Mobile)49.435.8
Minecraft: Pocket Edition74.756.6
Real Racing 372.5113.7
Sniper 3D126.3106.7
Need for Speed No Limits80.678.8
Mortal Kombat X83.191.2
CSR Racing 263.467.3
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 v10, 9 and GeekBench 6, 5.2 becnmarks.

Cameras
Camera resolution192 MP32 MP
Dual Camera resolution22 MP16 MP
Image Signal Processor (ISP)Qualcomm Spectra 380Qualcomm Spectra 395
Video Encoding FPS60120
Video Encoding resolution4K (Ultra HD), 2K, FullHD4K (Ultra HD), 2K, FullHD
Codec supportH.264/AVC, H.265/HEVC, HDR10+, HLG, HDR10H.264/AVC, H.265/HEVC


Networks and Navigation
ModemQualcomm Snapdragon X24 LTE modemQualcomm Snapdragon X50 LTE modem
Download speed2048 MBit/s.9000 MBit/s.
Upload speed316 MBit/s.4500 MBit/s.
NavigationBeidou, SBAS, GLONASS, Galileo, GNSS, NavIC enabled, Dual frequency GNSS, GPS, QZSSGPS, Galileo, Glonass, Beidou, QZSS, SBAS
NFC supportYesYes
5G supportYesYes


Result:
The number of parameters for which Qualcomm Snapdragon 860 is better: 8
The number of parameters for which Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 is better: 27
   You need to understand that you should not blindly trust the automatic comparison of the table. You can watch video from beginning to end of parallel testing and listen to what people think who really appreciated the capabilities of both chipsets, as well as read the test results at the links below.
Snapdragon 860 SoC - all data

• Devices lists
• Benchmarks
• PUBG mobile
• Fortnite Mobile
• Antutu v10
• 3DMark
• GeekBench 6, 5 mobile
Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 SoC - all data

• Devices lists
• Benchmarks
• PUBG mobile
• Fortnite Mobile
• Antutu v10
• 3DMark
• GeekBench 6, 5 mobile


Snapdragon 860 SoC Comparisons
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 990 5G
• Vs Mediatek Dimensity 900
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1000 Plus
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G
• Vs Samsung Exynos 990
• Vs Apple A13 Bionic
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1000L
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 775G
• Vs Apple A14 Bionic
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1100
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1200
• Vs Samsung Exynos 2000
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus
• Vs Samsung Exynos 2100
• Vs Apple A12X Bionic
• Vs Samsung Exynos 1080
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 9000E
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 9000
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 780G
• Vs Apple A12Z Bionic
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 990E
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1000C
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 985
• Vs Apple A12 Bionic
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 820
• Vs Samsung Exynos 9 9820
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 2
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 820 5G
• Vs Samsung Exynos 9825
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 980
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 768G
• Vs HiSilicon KIRIN 820E 5G
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 800
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 690 5G
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 800U
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 720 5G
• Vs MediaTek Helio G95
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8c
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 855
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 732G
• Vs MediaTek Helio G90
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 700
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845
• Vs MediaTek Helio G90T
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 480 5G
• Vs Unisoc T760 Tanggula
• Vs Unisoc T770 Tanggula
• Vs Mediatek Dimensity 810
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 895
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 695
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 480 Plus
• Vs Mediatek Dimensity 1200 Max
• Vs MediaTek Kompanio 900T
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 8100
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 8000
• Vs MediaTek Kompanio 1300T
• Vs Samsung Exynos 1280
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 9000L
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 7 Gen 1
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G+
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1050
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 930
• Vs MediaTek Kompanio 800T
• Vs MediaTek Kompanio 1380
• Vs MediaTek Kompanio 820
• Vs MediaTek Kompanio 828
• Vs MediaTek Helio G99
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 4 Gen 1
• Vs Apple A15 Bionic
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 6 Gen 1
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 8000-Max
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 8100-Ultra
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1080
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 9200
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdargon 782G
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 8200
• Vs Qualcomm QCM6490
• Vs Qualcomm QCS8250
• Vs Qualcomm QCS7230
• Vs Qualcomm QCS6490
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 850
• Vs Apple A17 Bionic
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2
• Vs Rockchip RK3562


Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 SoC Comparisons
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1000 Plus
• Vs Samsung Exynos 990
• Vs Apple A13 Bionic
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1000L
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 775G
• Vs Apple A14 Bionic
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1100
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1200
• Vs Samsung Exynos 2000
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus
• Vs Samsung Exynos 2100
• Vs Apple A12X Bionic
• Vs Samsung Exynos 1080
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 9000E
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 9000
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 780G
• Vs Apple A12Z Bionic
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 875
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Pro
• Vs Mediatek Dimensity 900
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 990 5G
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 990E
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1000C
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 985
• Vs Apple A12 Bionic
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 820
• Vs Samsung Exynos 9 9820
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 2
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 820 5G
• Vs Samsung Exynos 9825
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 980
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 768G
• Vs HiSilicon KIRIN 820E 5G
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 800
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 690 5G
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 800U
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 720 5G
• Vs MediaTek Helio G95
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8c
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 855
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 732G
• Vs MediaTek Helio G90
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 700
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Plus
• Vs Unisoc T770 Tanggula
• Vs Mediatek Dimensity 810
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 895
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 695
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 480 Plus
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1
• Vs Mediatek Dimensity 1200 Max
• Vs MediaTek Kompanio 900T
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 8100
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 8000
• Vs MediaTek Kompanio 1300T
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1300
• Vs Samsung Exynos 1280
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 9000L
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 7 Gen 1
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G+
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1050
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 930
• Vs MediaTek Kompanio 800T
• Vs MediaTek Kompanio 1380
• Vs MediaTek Kompanio 820
• Vs MediaTek Kompanio 828
• Vs MediaTek Helio G99
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 6 Gen 1
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 4 Gen 1
• Vs Apple A15 Bionic
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 8000-Max
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 8100-Ultra
• Vs Apple M2
• Vs Mediatek Dimensity 920
• Vs MediaTek Helio G96
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen 1
• Vs Apple A16 Bionic
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon G3x Gen 1
• Vs Apple M1
• Vs Apple A11 Bionic
• Vs Google Tensor
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 8100-Max
• Vs Google Tensor G2
• Vs Samsung Exynos 2200
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 898
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 9000
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 9000 Plus
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1080
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 9200
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdargon 782G
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 8200
• Vs Qualcomm QCM6490
• Vs Qualcomm QCS8250
• Vs Qualcomm QCS7230
• Vs Qualcomm QCS6490
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c Gen 2
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c+ Gen 3
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 850
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 6080
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 4 Gen 2
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 685
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 8000
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