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Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 benchmark which processor is better

Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 855

Comparisons   02-08-2021
   Comprehensive comparison data of Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 855, examination of graphics chips (GPU). A careful analysis of all the specifications, to make it easier to read, is presented in the form of the table. From the comparison video, you can get the results of joint testing in special test applications such as 3DMark, PCMark, AnTuTu, GFXBench, PassMark, Quadrant, Neocore, Geekbench, Vellamo, and how good the CPUs are in games Madout2, GTA, Fortnite, PUBG, Asphalt 9, Minecraft, Call of Duty etc.
   After reading the results of all tests and videos, you can already make an informed decision about which CPU is better to buy Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 or Snapdragon 855.

 
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855

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% Snapdragon 85561%

Battery life test
Power Consumption efficiency (how quickly the processor reduces the battery charge)
Snapdragon 8cx Gen 381% Snapdragon 85581%

Gaming performance
Which CPU is better for gaming
Snapdragon 8cx Gen 356% Snapdragon 85556%

Antutu 8

Antutu benchmark separately tests the performance of the CPU, GPU, and memory speed
Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 Snapdragon 855
Total score491882297918
CPU8907689076
GPU111104111104
MEM5088850888
UX4648646486

GeekBench 5.2

This benchmark shows Multi-threaded and Single-threaded processor performance
Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 Snapdragon 855
Single-Core1027674
Multi-Core40022359

Comparison of specifications
CPU and Memory
Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 Snapdragon 855
Frequency3050 MHz2960 MHz
Cores88
Bit6464
Lithography7 nm7 nm
Transistors count
Core configuration4x3.05 GHz Cortex-A76
4x2.64 GHz Cortex-A55
8x2.96 GHz Kryo 385
Power consumption (TDP)10 W10 W
Memory typeLPDDR5 (Quad Channel)LPDDR4x (Dual Channel)
Max. Memory32 Gb16 Gb
Memory Frequency32001866
Memory bandwidth9634.1
Neural Processor (NPU)YesYes
L1 cache384 KB384 KB
L2 cache768 KB768 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 855 in terms of CPU frequency. Also keep in mind that high CPU frequency affects battery life through power consumption.

GPU and Media
GPUAdreno 730Adreno 630
GPU Frequency970 MHz650 MHz
GFloPS1800712
# of Cores
# of Shader Units1024512
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 Mobile26.2
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG Mobile)56.8
Garena Free Fire - The Cobra61.4
Call of Duty: Mobile55.5
Grand Theft Auto V (GTA 5 Mobile)50.4
Minecraft: Pocket Edition76.1
Real Racing 376.8
Sniper 3D98.2
Need for Speed No Limits98.2
Mortal Kombat X98.2
CSR Racing 267.5
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 MP60 MP
Dual Camera resolution16 MP20 MP
Image Signal Processor (ISP)Qualcomm Spectra 395Qualcomm Spectra 280
Video Encoding FPS12060
Video Encoding resolution4K (Ultra HD), 2K, FullHD4K (Ultra HD), 2K, FullHD
Codec supportH.264/AVC, H.265/HEVCH.264/AVC, H.265/HEVC


Networks and Navigation
ModemQualcomm Snapdragon X50 LTE modemQualcomm Snapdragon X50 LTE modem
Download speed9000 MBit/s.4000 MBit/s.
Upload speed4500 MBit/s.1200 MBit/s.
NavigationGPS, Galileo, Glonass, Beidou, QZSS, SBASGPS, Galileo, Glonass, Beidou, QZSS, SBAS
NFC supportYesNo
5G supportYesNo


Result:
The number of parameters for which Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 is better: 18
The number of parameters for which Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 is better: 13
   You need to understand that you should not sightlessly trust the software comparison on the table. You can watch video from beginning to end of parallel testing and hear what those who really appreciated the capabilities of both SoCs 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


CPU Versus Battle
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Pro
• Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Plus Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 875
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888
• Vs Apple A12Z Bionic
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 780G
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 9000
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 9000E
• Vs Samsung Exynos 1080
• Vs Apple A12X Bionic

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


CPU Versus Battle
• Samsung Exynos 1080 Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 855
• Apple A12X Bionic Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 855
• Samsung Exynos 2100 Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 855
• Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 855
• Samsung Exynos 2000 Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 855
• MediaTek Dimensity 1200 Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 855
• MediaTek Dimensity 1100 Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 855
• Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 855
• Apple A14 Bionic Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 855
• Qualcomm Snapdragon 775G Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 855
• MediaTek Dimensity 1000L Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 855
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