MediaTek MT6589Qualcomm Snapdragon 400
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Top 80%88 points
Top 80%
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total clock speed
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4 x 1.2
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4 x 1.2
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AMD Opteron 6220
8 x 8GHz
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MediaTek MT6589 vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 400: 15 facts in comparison

1. total clock speed

0% faster CPU clock speed.
4 x 1.2GHz
AMD Opteron 6220: 24 x 8GHz
4 x 1.2GHz
151
0

2. CPU threads

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.
4
Intel Xeon E7-8890 v4: 48
4
66
0

3. semiconductor size

A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.
28nm
MediaTek Helio X30: 10nm
28nm
66
0

4. GPU clock speed

The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed.
286MHz
Intel Core i7-4770R: 1300MHz
450MHz(Qualcomm Adreno 305)
65
0

5. Has integrated LTE

The system on a chip (SoC) has an integrated LTE cellular chip. LTE is capable of downloading at faster speeds than older, 3G technology.
MediaTek MT6589
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400
11% have it
57
0

6. DirectX version

DirectX is used in games, with newer versions supporting better graphics.
9
AMD A10-7870K: 12
9.3(Qualcomm Adreno 305)
50
0

7. Has integrated graphics

With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.
MediaTek MT6589
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400
68% have it
45
0

8. OpenCL version

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.
1.1
Intel Xeon E3-1275 v5: 2
1.1(Qualcomm Adreno 305)
34
0

9. Has dynamic frequency scaling

Dynamic frequency scaling is a technology that allows the processor to conserve power and reduce noise when it is under a light load.
MediaTek MT6589(ARM Cortex-A7)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400(ARM Cortex-A7)
95% have it
31
0

10. bits executed at a time

NEON provides acceleration for media processing, such as listening to MP3s.
64(ARM Cortex-A7)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 APQ8084: 128
64(ARM Cortex-A7)
31
0

11. front-end width

The CPU can decode more instructions per clock (IPC), meaning that the CPU performs better
2(ARM Cortex-A7)
Apple A9X: 6
2(ARM Cortex-A7)
31
0

12. Has TrustZone

A technology integrated into the processor to secure the device for use with features such as mobile payments and streaming video using digital rights management (DRM).
MediaTek MT6589(ARM Cortex-A7)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400(ARM Cortex-A7)
26% have it
31
0

13. Has out-of-order execution

Out-of-order execution is used in CPUs to make use of instruction cycles that would normally be wasted due to delays.
MediaTek MT6589(ARM Cortex-A7)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400(ARM Cortex-A7)
24% have it
30
0

14. Has NX bit

NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.
MediaTek MT6589(ARM Cortex-A7)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400(ARM Cortex-A7)
98% have it
28
0

15. VFP version

Vector Floating-Point (VFP) is used by the processor to deliver increased performance in areas such as digital imaging.
4(ARM Cortex-A7)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 APQ8084: 4
4(ARM Cortex-A7)
28
0

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