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Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus benchmark which processor is better

Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus

Comparisons   02-08-2021
   Comprehensive testing data of Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus, comparison of graphics processors (GPU). A careful review of all the technical characteristics, so that it can be easier to understand, is presented in the form of the table. From the video comparison, you can get the results of joint testing in special testing software such as Vellamo, Neocore, Quadrant, AnTuTu, PassMark, Geekbench, GFXBench, PCMark, 3DMark, and how good the processors are in games Call of Duty, PUBG, Fortnite, Asphalt 9, Madout2, GTA, Minecraft etc.
   After reading the results of all tests and videos, you can already make an informed decision about which chip is better to buy Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 or Snapdragon 865 Plus.

 
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus

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 865 Plus97%

Battery life test
Power Consumption efficiency (how quickly the processor reduces the battery charge)
Snapdragon 8cx Gen 381% Snapdragon 865 Plus81%

Gaming performance
Which CPU is better for gaming
Snapdragon 8cx Gen 356% Snapdragon 865 Plus91%

Antutu 8

Antutu benchmark separately tests the performance of the CPU, GPU, and memory speed
Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 Snapdragon 865 Plus
Total score491882663155
CPU89076198282
GPU111104247327
MEM50888113635
UX46486103275

GeekBench 5.2

This benchmark shows Multi-threaded and Single-threaded processor performance
Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 Snapdragon 865 Plus
Single-Core10271042
Multi-Core40023647

Comparison of specifications
CPU and Memory
Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 Snapdragon 865 Plus
Frequency3050 MHz3100 MHz
Cores88
Bit6464
Lithography7 nm7 nm
Transistors count
Core configuration4x3.05 GHz Cortex-A76
4x2.64 GHz Cortex-A55
1x3.1 GHz Kryo 585 Prime
3x2.42 GHz Kryo 585 Gold
4x1.8 GHz Kryo 585 Silver
Power consumption (TDP)10 W10 W
Memory typeLPDDR5 (Quad Channel)LPDDR5 (Quad Channel)
Max. Memory32 Gb16 Gb
Memory Frequency32002750
Memory bandwidth9644
Neural Processor (NPU)YesYes
L1 cache384 KB512 KB
L2 cache768 KB1 MB
L3 cache2 MB4 MB
Instruction set architecture (ISA)ARMv8.1-AARMv8.2-A
In this comparison block, you should pay attention to the differences in clock speed and the number of cores. Here Snapdragon 865 Plus is 1% better than Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 in terms of CPU frequency. Also keep in mind that high CPU frequency affects battery life through power consumption.

GPU and Media
GPUAdreno 730Adreno 650
GPU Frequency970 MHz645 MHz
GFloPS18001348
# of Cores
# of Shader Units1024512
Display3840 x 2400 pixels3840 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 Mobile30.9
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG Mobile)75.2
Garena Free Fire - The Cobra103.7
Call of Duty: Mobile58.1
Grand Theft Auto V (GTA 5 Mobile)64.4
Minecraft: Pocket Edition94.9
Real Racing 3129.6
Sniper 3D165.9
Need for Speed No Limits145.2
Mortal Kombat X119.3
CSR Racing 2145.2
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 MP200 MP
Dual Camera resolution16 MP25 MP
Image Signal Processor (ISP)Qualcomm Spectra 395Qualcomm Spectra 480
Video Encoding FPS12060
Video Encoding resolution4K (Ultra HD), 2K, FullHD8K, 4K (Ultra HD), 2K, FullHD
Codec supportH.264/AVC, H.265/HEVCH.264/AVC, H.265/HEVC, HDR10+, HLG, HDR10


Networks and Navigation
ModemQualcomm Snapdragon X50 LTE modemQualcomm Snapdragon X55 Modem-RF System 5G
Download speed9000 MBit/s.7500 MBit/s.
Upload speed4500 MBit/s.3000 MBit/s.
NavigationGPS, Galileo, Glonass, Beidou, QZSS, SBASQZSS, SBAS, Galileo, Beidou, GPS, NavIC enabled, GNSS, GLONASS, Dual frequency GNSS
NFC supportYesYes
5G supportYesYes


Result:
The number of parameters for which Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 is better: 12
The number of parameters for which Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus is better: 23
   Please note that you do not need to sightlessly trust the software comparison on the table. It is better to just watch the full video of joint comparison and listen to what people think who really appreciated the capabilities of both CPUs, and also read the test results on the links under the article.
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