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Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 vs MediaTek Dimensity 820 benchmark which processor is better

Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 vs MediaTek Dimensity 820

Comparisons   02-08-2021
   Detailed comparison data of Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 vs MediaTek Dimensity 820, examination of graphics processors (GPU). A careful analysis of all the technical characteristics of the chips, to make it easier to understand, is made by the table. From the video comparison, you can get the results of joint testing in software tests such as Neocore, 3DMark, GFXBench, AnTuTu, Quadrant, Vellamo, PCMark, PassMark, Geekbench, even the gaming performance of SoCs in Minecraft, PUBG, GTA, Call of Duty, Fortnite, Madout2, Asphalt 9 etc.
   After reading the results of joint tests and videos, you can already make an briefed decision about which CPU is better to buy Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 or Dimensity 820.

 
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3
MediaTek Dimensity 820

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% Dimensity 82081%

Battery life test
Power Consumption efficiency (how quickly the processor reduces the battery charge)
Snapdragon 8cx Gen 381% Dimensity 82073%

Gaming performance
Which CPU is better for gaming
Snapdragon 8cx Gen 356% Dimensity 82074%

Antutu 8

Antutu benchmark separately tests the performance of the CPU, GPU, and memory speed
Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 Dimensity 820
Total score491882418747
CPU89076135989
GPU111104116434
MEM5088888895
UX4648677760

GeekBench 5.2

This benchmark shows Multi-threaded and Single-threaded processor performance
Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 Dimensity 820
Single-Core1027897
Multi-Core40022961

Comparison of specifications
CPU and Memory
Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 Dimensity 820
Frequency3050 MHz2600 MHz
Cores88
Bit6464
Lithography7 nm7 nm
Transistors count
Core configuration4x3.05 GHz Cortex-A76
4x2.64 GHz Cortex-A55
4x2.6 GHz ARM Cortex-A76
4x2.0 GHz ARM Cortex-A55
Power consumption (TDP)10 W10 W
Memory typeLPDDR5 (Quad Channel)LPDDR4x
Max. Memory32 Gb16 Gb
Memory Frequency32002133
Memory bandwidth9617.07
Neural Processor (NPU)YesYes
L1 cache384 KB
L2 cache768 KB
L3 cache2 MB
Instruction set architecture (ISA)ARMv8.1-AARMv8.3-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 14% better than Dimensity 820 in terms of CPU frequency. Also keep in mind that high CPU frequency affects battery life through power consumption.

GPU and Media
GPUAdreno 730Mali-G57 MP5
GPU Frequency970 MHz850 MHz
GFloPS1800705.5
# of Cores5
# of Shader Units1024
Display3840 x 2400 pixels2520 x 1080 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 Mobile30.7
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG Mobile)47.4
Garena Free Fire - The Cobra57.4
Call of Duty: Mobile39.8
Grand Theft Auto V (GTA 5 Mobile)38.2
Minecraft: Pocket Edition58.1
Real Racing 371.8
Sniper 3D109.1
Need for Speed No Limits68.9
Mortal Kombat X66
CSR Racing 274.6
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 MP80 MP
Dual Camera resolution16 MP32 MP
Image Signal Processor (ISP)Qualcomm Spectra 395
Video Encoding FPS120240
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 Multi-Mode
Download speed9000 MBit/s.4700 MBit/s.
Upload speed4500 MBit/s.2500 MBit/s.
NavigationGPS, Galileo, Glonass, Beidou, QZSS, SBASGPS, Galileo, Glonass, Beidou
NFC supportYesNo
5G supportYesNo


Result:
The number of parameters for which Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 is better: 20
The number of parameters for which MediaTek Dimensity 820 is better: 20
   Please note that you do not need to blindly trust the automatic comparison of the table. It is better to just watch the full video of joint comparison and listen to what people say who really appreciated the capabilities of both processors, and also read the test results on the links under the article.
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