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Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 vs Samsung Exynos 990 benchmark which processor is better

Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 vs Samsung Exynos 990

Comparisons   11-03-2021
   Well, which processor or chip is better? Comprehensive comparison data of benchmarks Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 vs Samsung Exynos 990, speed examination of GPUs Mali-G77 MP11 and Adreno 650.

   This performance comparison includes two processors: Snapdragon 865 is octa-core (Kryo 585) and Exynos 990 is octa-core (Exynos M5 Mongoose). Both processors went throughpower consumption test and battery life test. A thorough analysis of all the technical characteristics of the SoCs, to make it easier to understand, is made by the table.

   From the video comparison, you can get the results of parallel benchmarking in software tests such as Neocore, 3DMark, Octane V2, Mozilla Kraken, WebXPRT 3, Vellamo, Geekbench, PassMark, AnTuTu 8, GFXBench, PCMark, Quadrant, and how good the chips are in games Garena Free Fire - The Cobra, Real Racing 3, PUBG, Mortal Kombat, Sniper 3D, Fortnite, Call of Duty: Mobile, Minecraft Bedrock etc.

   After looking at the data these benchmarks and videos, you already be able to understand which CPU is better to buy Snapdragon 865 or Exynos 990 and which chip is better for gaming: Asphalt 9, Madout2, Need for Speed No Limits, CSR Racing 2.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
Samsung Exynos 990

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 86598% Exynos 99093%

Battery life test
Power Consumption efficiency (how quickly the processor reduces the battery charge)
Snapdragon 86580% Exynos 99075%

Gaming performance
Which CPU is better for gaming
Snapdragon 86592% Exynos 99090%

Antutu 8

Antutu benchmark separately tests the performance of the CPU, GPU, and memory speed
Snapdragon 865 Exynos 990
Total score583551520426

GeekBench 5.2

This benchmark shows Multi-threaded and Single-threaded processor performance
Snapdragon 865 Exynos 990

Comparison of specifications
CPU and Memory
Snapdragon 865 Exynos 990
Frequency2840 MHz3300 MHz
Lithography7 nm7 nm
Transistors count
Core configuration8x2.84 GHz Kryo 5852x2.93 GHz Exynos M5 Mongoose
2x2.56 GHz ARM Cortex-A76
4x2.2 GHz ARM Cortex-A55
Power consumption (TDP)10 W9 W
Memory type4x16bit, LPDDR5 LPDDR5
Max. Memory16 Gb16 Gb
Memory Frequency27501866
Memory bandwidth4444
Neural Processor (NPU)YesYes
L1 cache512 KB
L2 cache1 MB
L3 cache4 MB
Instruction set architecture (ISA)ARMv8.2-AARMv8.2-A
In this comparison block, you should pay attention to the differences in clock speed and the number of cores. Here Exynos 990 is 13% better than Snapdragon 865 in terms of CPU frequency. Also keep in mind that high CPU frequency affects battery life through power consumption.

GPU and Media
GPUAdreno 650Mali-G77 MP11
GPU Frequency600 MHz800 MHz
# of Cores11
# of Shader Units512
Display2840 x 2160 pixels4096 x 2160 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 Mobile29.461.6
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG Mobile)62.855.2
Garena Free Fire - The Cobra58.661.5
Call of Duty: Mobile59.261.7
Grand Theft Auto V (GTA 5 Mobile)49.649.3
Minecraft: Pocket Edition76.575.3
Real Racing 373.3123
Sniper 3D111.3116.9
Need for Speed No Limits93.886.1
Mortal Kombat X8580
CSR Racing 270.380
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.

Camera resolution200 MP108 MP
Dual Camera resolution25 MP25 MP
Image Signal Processor (ISP)Qualcomm Spectra 480
Video Encoding FPS960120
Video Encoding resolution4K (Ultra HD), 2K, FullHD8K, 4K (Ultra HD), 2K, FullHD
Codec supportDolby Vision, H.265 (HEVC), HDR10+, HLG, HDR10, H.264 (AVC), VP8, VP9H.264, 10-bit H.265/HEVC, VP9

Networks and Navigation
ModemQualcomm Snapdragon X55 Modem-RF System 5GExynos Modem 5123
Download speed7500 MBit/s.7350 MBit/s.
Upload speed3000 MBit/s.3486 MBit/s.
NavigationSBAS, NavIC enabled, Galileo, GPS, GNSS, QZSS, Dual frequency GNSS, GLONASS, BeidouSBAS, QZSS, Galileo, GPS, Glonass, Beidou
NFC supportNoNo
5G supportYesNo

The number of parameters for which Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 is better: 20
The number of parameters for which Samsung Exynos 990 is better: 14
   Please note that you do not need to blindly trust the software comparison on the table. You can watch benchmark video from beginning to end of parallel comparison and hear what people say who really appreciated the capabilities of both processors Snapdragon 865 and Exynos 990, as well as read the test results at the links below.
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