Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 vs Samsung Exynos 7580

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Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 CPU1 vs CPU2 Samsung Exynos 7580
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 Samsung Exynos 7580

CPU comparison

In this CPU comparison, we compare the Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 and the Samsung Exynos 7580 and use benchmarks to check which processor is faster.

We compare the Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 4 core processor released in Q4/2012 with the Samsung Exynos 7580 which has 8 CPU cores and was introduced in Q2/2015.
Qualcomm Snapdragon (104) Family Samsung Exynos (47)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 (1) CPU group Samsung Exynos 7578/7580 (2)
2 Generation 1
Cortex-A7 Architecture Cortex-A53
Mobile Segment Mobile
-- Predecessor --
-- Successor --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 is a 4 core processor with a clock frequency of 1.60 GHz. The processor can compute 4 threads at the same time. The Samsung Exynos 7580 clocks with 1.60 GHz, has 8 CPU cores and can calculate 8 threads in parallel.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 Characteristic Samsung Exynos 7580
4 Cores 8
4 Threads 8
normal Core architecture normal
No Hyperthreading No
No Overclocking ? No
1.60 GHz Frequency 1.60 GHz
-- Turbo Frequency (1 Core) --
-- Turbo Frequency (All Cores) --

NPU AI performance

The performance values of the processor's AI unit. The isolated NPU performance is specified here, the total AI performance (NPU+CPU+iGPU) can be higher. Processors with support for artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) can process many calculations, especially audio, image and video processing, much faster than classic processors.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 Characteristic Samsung Exynos 7580
Qualcomm AI engine AI hardware --
Hexagon QDSP6 AI specifications --
-- NPU + CPU + iGPU --

Integrated graphics (iGPU)

Graphics (iGPU) integrated into the processor not only enable image output without having to rely on a dedicated graphics solution, but can also efficiently accelerate video playback.

Qualcomm Adreno 306 GPU ARM Mali-T720 MP2
0.40 GHz GPU frequency 0.65 GHz
0.40 GHz GPU (Turbo) 0.65 GHz
3 GPU Generation Midgard 3
28 nm Technology 28nm
0 Max. displays 2
-- Compute units 2
24 Shader 32
No Hardware Raytracing No
No Frame Generation No
-- Max. GPU Memory --
11 DirectX Version 11

Hardware codec support

A photo or video codec that is accelerated in hardware can greatly accelerate the working speed of a processor and extend the battery life of notebooks or smartphones when playing videos.

Qualcomm Adreno 306 GPU ARM Mali-T720 MP2
Decode Codec h265 / HEVC (8 bit) No
No Codec h265 / HEVC (10 bit) No
Decode / Encode Codec h264 Decode / Encode
No Codec VP9 No
No Codec VP8 Decode / Encode
No Codec AV1 No
No Codec AVC No
Decode Codec VC-1 No
Decode / Encode Codec JPEG No

Memory & PCIe

Up to GB of memory in a maximum of 1 memory channels is supported by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 400, while the Samsung Exynos 7580 supports a maximum of GB of memory with a maximum memory bandwidth of -- enabled.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 Characteristic Samsung Exynos 7580
LPDDR3, LPDDR2 Memory LPDDR3-933
Max. Memory
1 (Single Channel) Memory channels 0
-- Max. Bandwidth --
No ECC No
-- L2 Cache 2.00 MB
-- L3 Cache --
-- PCIe version --
-- PCIe lanes --
-- PCIe Bandwidth --

Thermal Management

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 has a TDP of --. The TDP of the Samsung Exynos 7580 is --. System integrators use the TDP of the processor as a guide when dimensioning the cooling solution.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 Characteristic Samsung Exynos 7580
-- TDP (PL1 / PBP) --
-- TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up --
-- TDP down --
-- Tjunction max. --

Technical details

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 has 0.00 MB cache and is manufactured in 28 nm. The cache of Samsung Exynos 7580 is at 2.00 MB. The processor is manufactured in 28 nm.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 Characteristic Samsung Exynos 7580
28 nm Technology 28 nm
Chiplet Chip design Unknown
Armv8-A (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) Armv8-A (64 bit)
-- ISA extensions --
-- Socket --
None Virtualization None
No AES-NI No
Android Operating systems Android
Q4/2012 Release date Q2/2015
-- Release price --
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Average performance in benchmarks

⌀ Single core performance in 1 CPU benchmarks
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 (69%)
Samsung Exynos 7580 (100%)
⌀ Multi core performance in 2 CPU benchmarks
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 (53%)
Samsung Exynos 7580 (100%)

Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 Qualcomm Snapdragon 400
4C 4T @ 1.60 GHz
73 (69%)
Samsung Exynos 7580 Samsung Exynos 7580
8C 8T @ 1.60 GHz
106 (100%)

Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 Qualcomm Snapdragon 400
4C 4T @ 1.60 GHz
273 (68%)
Samsung Exynos 7580 Samsung Exynos 7580
8C 8T @ 1.60 GHz
399 (100%)

iGPU - FP32 Performance (Single-precision GFLOPS)

The theoretical computing performance of the internal graphics unit of the processor with simple accuracy (32 bit) in GFLOPS. GFLOPS indicates how many billion floating point operations the iGPU can perform per second.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 Qualcomm Snapdragon 400
Qualcomm Adreno 306 @ 0.40 GHz
19 (87%)
Samsung Exynos 7580 Samsung Exynos 7580
ARM Mali-T720 MP2 @ 0.65 GHz
22 (100%)

Estimated results for PassMark CPU Mark

Some of the CPUs listed below have been benchmarked by CPU-monkey. However the majority of CPUs have not been tested and the results have been estimated by a CPU-monkey’s secret proprietary formula. As such they do not accurately reflect the actual Passmark CPU mark values and are not endorsed by PassMark Software Pty Ltd.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 Qualcomm Snapdragon 400
4C 4T @ 1.60 GHz
323 (37%)
Samsung Exynos 7580 Samsung Exynos 7580
8C 8T @ 1.60 GHz
879 (100%)

Devices using this processor

Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 Samsung Exynos 7580
Unknown Unknown

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