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3-gigahertz processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 proved to be more efficient Apple A8

Last week, Qualcomm has posted the first batch of new top-end Snapdragon processors 820 manufacturers of mobile devices for testing. And now we know the results of the test Snapdragon 820 in the benchmark Geekbench.

The new processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 decided to compare with the Apple A8 chip, which is installed in the iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and iPad Air 2. In single-core mode, a new single-chip platform Qualcomm scored 1732 points, thus surpassing the processor of the iPhone 6, which is in a similar test showed 1612 points, but lost to the A8X chip in the iPad Air 2 with the result of 1808 points.

As for multi-core test, here’s Snapdragon 820 and surpassed Apple A8 and A8X – 5248 points against 2887 and 4527 points, respectively. For comparison, the Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 is gaining in the test one core 1227 points, and in multi-core mode – 4424 points.

The 64-bit single-chip platform Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 includes a processor core Kryo. It will be produced in compliance with the 14-nanometer process technology Samsung, which is used in the production of Exynos 7420, and turn to four computing cores.

Kernel Kryo was made flexible: maximum clock frequency exhibited at 3.0 GHz, but they have a wide range of frequency scaling, skillfully adjusting the balance between performance and power consumption. In other words, there is no necessity of forming two cluster groups, when one set of cores is responsible for handling complex issues, and the other given simple jobs.

It should be noted that the Apple A8 is used in mobile devices since last year, while the Snapdragon 820 is still in the very beginning. By the time the first smartphone with this chip, Apple will probably have provide the next generation A9 processors that will Eclipse Qualcomm product.

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