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Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 vs HiSilicon Kirin 990E benchmark which processor is better

Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 vs HiSilicon Kirin 990E

Comparisons   02-08-2021
   Comprehensive comparison data of Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 vs HiSilicon Kirin 990E, testing of graphics chips (GPU). A thorough analysis of all the technical characteristics of the processors, to make it easier to read, is summarized in the table. From the comparison video, you can get the results of parallel examination in synthetic type tests such as 3DMark, Vellamo, Neocore, AnTuTu, GFXBench, PCMark, Quadrant, Geekbench, PassMark, even the gaming performance of chips in PUBG, Madout2, Fortnite, Asphalt 9, Call of Duty, GTA, Minecraft etc.
   After reading the results of parallel tests and videos, you can already make an informed decision about which CPU is better to buy Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 or Kirin 990E.

 
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3
HiSilicon Kirin 990E

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 8cx Gen 361% Kirin 990E84%

Battery life test
Power Consumption efficiency (how quickly the processor reduces the battery charge)
Snapdragon 8cx Gen 381% Kirin 990E77%

Gaming performance
Which CPU is better for gaming
Snapdragon 8cx Gen 356% Kirin 990E77%

Antutu 8

Antutu benchmark separately tests the performance of the CPU, GPU, and memory speed
Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 Kirin 990E
Total score491882433894
CPU89076145706
GPU111104153519
MEM5088885336
UX4648672722

GeekBench 5.2

This benchmark shows Multi-threaded and Single-threaded processor performance
Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 Kirin 990E
Single-Core1027929
Multi-Core40023068

Comparison of specifications
CPU and Memory
Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 Kirin 990E
Frequency3050 MHz2860 MHz
Cores88
Bit6464
Lithography7 nm7 nm
Transistors count10300 millions
Core configuration4x3.05 GHz Cortex-A76
4x2.64 GHz Cortex-A55
2x2.86 GHz ARM Cortex-A76
2x2.36 GHz ARM Cortex-A76
4x1.95 GHz ARM Cortex-A55
Power consumption (TDP)10 W6 W
Memory typeLPDDR5 (Quad Channel)LPDDR4x
Max. Memory32 Gb12 Gb
Memory Frequency32001600
Memory bandwidth9631.78
Neural Processor (NPU)YesYes
L1 cache384 KB
L2 cache768 KB512 KB
L3 cache2 MB
Instruction set architecture (ISA)ARMv8.1-AARMv8-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 6% better than Kirin 990E in terms of CPU frequency. Also keep in mind that high CPU frequency affects battery life through power consumption.

GPU and Media
GPUAdreno 730Mali-G76 MP12
GPU Frequency970 MHz800 MHz
GFloPS1800489.38
# of Cores12
# of Shader Units1024
Display3840 x 2400 pixels2560 x 1600 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 Mobile28.6
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG Mobile)56.3
Garena Free Fire - The Cobra58.7
Call of Duty: Mobile42.3
Grand Theft Auto V (GTA 5 Mobile)47.8
Minecraft: Pocket Edition77.8
Real Racing 3102.7
Sniper 3D111.5
Need for Speed No Limits93.9
Mortal Kombat X67.5
CSR Racing 264.6
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 resolution32 MP32 MP
Dual Camera resolution16 MP
Image Signal Processor (ISP)Qualcomm Spectra 395
Video Encoding FPS12060
Video Encoding resolution4K (Ultra HD), 2K, FullHD4K, 2K, FullHD
Codec supportH.264/AVC, H.265/HEVCH.264, H.265/HEVC


Networks and Navigation
ModemQualcomm Snapdragon X50 LTE modem5G NR
Download speed9000 MBit/s.2300 MBit/s.
Upload speed4500 MBit/s.1250 MBit/s.
NavigationGPS, Galileo, Glonass, Beidou, QZSS, SBASGPS, Galileo, Glonass, Beidou
NFC supportYesYes
5G supportYesYes


Result:
The number of parameters for which Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 is better: 21
The number of parameters for which HiSilicon Kirin 990E is better: 18
   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 testing and listen to what those who really appreciated the capabilities of both processors think, and also read the test results on the links under the article.
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