84points

Apple A10 Fusion

63points

Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974AA v2

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Apple A10 Fusion
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19 facts in comparison

Apple A10 Fusion vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974AA v2

Apple A10 Fusion
Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974AA v2
Apple A10 Fusion
Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974AA v2
84
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63
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Why is Apple A10 Fusion better than Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974AA v2?

  • 12nm smaller semiconductor size
    16nmvs28nm
  • Supports 64-bit
  • Uses big.LITTLE technology
  • Has AES

Why is Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974AA v2 better than Apple A10 Fusion?

  • 33.72% faster CPU speed
    4 x 2.3GHzvs2 x 2.34 & 2 x 1.1GHz

Top specs and features

General info

1.Supports 64-bit
Apple A10 Fusion
Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974AA v2

A 32-bit operating system can only support up to 4GB of RAM. 64-bit allows more than 4GB, giving increased performance. It also allows you to run 64-bit applications.

2.Has integrated graphics
Apple A10 Fusion
Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974AA v2

With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.

3.semiconductor size

16nm

28nm

A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.

Best

Apple A12X Bionic

7nm

4.OpenGL ES version

3.1

3 (Qualcomm Adreno 330 (450MHz))

OpenGL ES is used for games on mobile devices such as smartphones. Newer versions support better graphics.

Best

Qualcomm Snapdragon 439

3.2

5.OpenCL version

1.2

1.1 (Qualcomm Adreno 330 (450MHz))

Some applications use OpenCL to utilise the power of the graphics processing unit (GPU) for non-graphical computing. Newer versions introduce more functionality and better performance.

Best

AMD Ryzen 3 3300U

2.2

Performance

1.CPU speed

2 x 2.34GHz & 2 x 1.1GHz

4 x 2.3GHz

Best

MediaTek Helio X30

2 x 2.6 & 4 x 2.2 & 4 x 1.9GHz

2.CPU threads

6

4

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.

Best

Intel Core i7-8700B

12

3.Uses big.LITTLE technology
Apple A10 Fusion
Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974AA v2

Using big.LITTLE technology, a chip can switch between two sets of processor cores in order to maximise performance and battery life. For example, when playing a game the more powerful cores will be used to increase performance, whereas checking email will use the less powerful cores to maximise battery life.

Memory

1.memory channels

2

2

More memory channels increases the speed of data transfer between the memory and the CPU.

Best

Qualcomm Snapdragon 845

4

Features

1.Has integrated LTE
Apple A10 Fusion
Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974AA v2

The system on a chip (SoC) has an integrated LTE cellular chip. LTE is capable of downloading at faster speeds than older, 3G technology.

2.bits executed at a time

128

128 (Qualcomm Krait 400)

NEON provides acceleration for media processing, such as listening to MP3s.

Best

MediaTek MT6750S

128

3.VFP version

4

4 (Qualcomm Krait 400)

Vector Floating-Point (VFP) is used by the processor to deliver increased performance in areas such as digital imaging.

Best

MediaTek MT6750S

4

4.Has dynamic frequency scaling
Apple A10 Fusion
Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974AA v2

Dynamic frequency scaling is a technology that allows the processor to conserve power and reduce noise when it is under a light load.

5.Supports hardware-assisted virtualization
Apple A10 Fusion
Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974AA v2

It is easier to obtain better performance when using virtualization if it is hardware-assisted.

6.Has NX bit
Apple A10 Fusion
Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974AA v2

NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.

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