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Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AB v3

Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AB v3
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Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AB v3 review: specs and price

Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AB v3
Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AB v3
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Why is Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AB v3 better than the average?

  • CPU speed
    4 x 2.36GHzvs7.3GHz
  • GPU clock speed
    578MHzvs445.79MHz
  • Bits executed at a time
    128vs109.13
  • VFP version
    4vs3.89
  • Memory channels
    2vs1.83
  • Higher version of eMMC
    5vs4.88
  • OpenGL ES version
    3vs2.73
  • Front-end width
    3vs2.33

Top specs and features

General info

1.GPU clock speed

578MHz (Qualcomm Adreno 330 (578MHz))

The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed.

Best

AMD Ryzen 7 2800H

1300MHz

2.Has integrated graphics
Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AB v3

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

3.semiconductor size

28nm

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

Best

Apple A12X Bionic

7nm

4.DirectX version

9.3 (Qualcomm Adreno 330 (578MHz))

DirectX is used in games, with newer versions supporting better graphics.

Best

AMD Ryzen 3 3300U

12

5.OpenGL ES version

3 (Qualcomm Adreno 330 (578MHz))

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

Best

Qualcomm Snapdragon 439

3.2

6.EGL version

1.4 (Qualcomm Adreno 330 (578MHz))

EGL is used on smartphones to enable OpenVG and OpenGL ES to perform better.

Best

Qualcomm Snapdragon 636

1.4

Performance

1.CPU speed

4 x 2.36GHz

Best

MediaTek Helio X30

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

2. faster ISP

465MHz

The Image Signal Processor (ISP) is responsible for processing image data from the camera, such as applying noise reduction, autofocus and correcting mistakes. A faster ISP can allow quicker camera operation and photo processing.

Best

Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AA v3

465MHz

Memory

1.RAM speed

933MHz

It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.

Best

AMD Ryzen 7 2800H

3200MHz

2.maximum memory bandwidth

14.9GB/s

This is the maximum rate that data can be read from or stored into memory.

Best

AMD Ryzen 7 2800H

47.68GB/s

3.memory channels

2

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

Best

Qualcomm Snapdragon 845

4

4.Higher version of eMMC

5

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.

Best

MediaTek Helio P18

5.1

Features

1.Has integrated LTE
Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AB v3

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 (Qualcomm Krait 400)

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

Best

MediaTek MT6750S

128

3.VFP version

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
Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AB v3

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
Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AB v3

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

6.Has NX bit
Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AB v3

NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.

Benchmarks

1.GeekBench result

972

This is a cross-platform benchmark that measures the performance of the CPU. (Source: Primate Labs, 2019)

Best

Intel Core i7-4720HQ

18653

Miscellaneous

1.floating-point performance

0.15TFLOPS (Qualcomm Adreno 330 (578MHz))

Floating-point performance is a measurement of the raw processing power of the GPU.

Best

MediaTek MTK6752

0.81TFLOPS

2.pixel rate

3.6GPixel/s (Qualcomm Adreno 330 (578MHz))

The number of pixels that can be rendered to the screen every second.

Best

Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994

7.2GPixel/s

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