Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 MSM8939
Top 60%187 points
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243 CPUs
10.67GHz - 16GHz
NaN% of all CPUsYes
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Has integrated graphics

Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 MSM8939: 31 facts and highlights

1. total clock speed

8 x 1.7GHz
AMD Opteron 6220: 24 x 9GHz
153
1

2. RAM speed

It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.
800MHz
Samsung Exynos 7420: 2873MHz
107
0

3. semiconductor size

A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.
28nm
Qualcomm Snapdragon 835: 10nm
68
0

4. CPU threads

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.
4
Intel Xeon E7-8890 v4: 48
67
0

5. GPU clock speed

The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed.
500MHz(Qualcomm Adreno 405)
Intel Core i7-4770R: 1300MHz
66
0

6. 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.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 MSM8939
10% have it
63
0

7. L1 cache

A larger L1 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.
128KB
AMD Opteron 6180 SE: 1536KB
62
0

8. L2 cache

A larger L2 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.
2MB
AMD Opteron 6284 SE: 16MB
60
0

9. L2 core

More data can be stored in the L2 cache for access by each core of the CPU.
0.50MB/core
Intel Core i5-4200Y: 2.50MB/core
56
0

10. maximum memory bandwidth

This is the maximum rate that data can be read from or stored into memory.
6.40GB/s
Intel Xeon E5504: 192.20GB/s
54
0

11. DirectX version

DirectX is used in games, with newer versions supporting better graphics.
11.10
Intel Core i5-7600T: 12
50
0

12. Has integrated graphics

With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 MSM8939
69% have it
47
0

13. Supports 64-bit

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.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 MSM8939(ARM Cortex-A53)
86% have it
43
0

14. Uses big.LITTLE technology

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.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 MSM8939
5% have it
43
0

15. Has AES

AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 MSM8939(ARM Cortex-A53)
69% have it
42
0

16. memory channels

More memory channels increases the speed of data transfer between the memory and the CPU.
1
Intel Core i7-6950X: 4
41
0

17. Supports hardware-assisted virtualization

It is easier to obtain better performance when using virtualization if it is hardware-assisted.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 MSM8939(ARM Cortex-A53)
89% have it
34
0

18. 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.
1.20
Qualcomm Snapdragon 653: 2
34
0

19. OpenVG version

OpenVG is used to improve the rendering of 2D graphics on mobile devices, for example the user interface (UI) on a smartphone.
1.10
Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 APQ8084: 3
33
0

20. 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.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 MSM8939(ARM Cortex-A53)
95% have it
32
0

21. front-end width

The CPU can decode more instructions per clock (IPC), meaning that the CPU performs better
3
Apple A10: 6
32
0

22. bits executed at a time

NEON provides acceleration for media processing, such as listening to MP3s.
128(ARM Cortex-A53)
HiSilicon Kirin 658: 128
32
0

23. 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).
Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 MSM8939(ARM Cortex-A53)
22% have it
32
0

24. pixel rate

The number of pixels that can be rendered to the screen every second.
4.80GPixel/s(Qualcomm Adreno 405)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994: 7.20GPixel/s
31
0

25. 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.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 MSM8939(ARM Cortex-A53)
20% have it
30
0

26. OpenGL ES version

OpenGL ES is used for games on mobile devices such as smartphones. Newer versions support better graphics.
3
HiSilicon Kirin 960: 3.10
29
0

27. GPU turbo

When the GPU is running below its limitations, it can boost to a higher clock speed in order to give increased performance.
550MHz(Qualcomm Adreno 405)
Intel Core i7-4930MX: 1350MHz
29
0

28. Has NX bit

NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 MSM8939(ARM Cortex-A53)
97% have it
28
0

29. VFP version

Vector Floating-Point (VFP) is used by the processor to deliver increased performance in areas such as digital imaging.
4(ARM Cortex-A53)
HiSilicon Kirin 658: 4
28
0

30. Higher version of eMMC

A higher version of eMMC allows faster memory interfaces, having a positive effect on the performance of a device. For example, when transferring files from your computer to the internal storage over USB.
4.50
Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM8996 Pro: 5.10
28
0

31. EGL version

EGL is used on smartphones to enable OpenVG and OpenGL ES to perform better.
1.40
Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 MSM8940: 1.40
25
0

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