Qualcomm Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2 vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 865

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Qualcomm Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2 CPU1 vs CPU2 Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
Qualcomm Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2 Qualcomm Snapdragon 865

CPU comparison

Qualcomm Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2 or Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 - which processor is faster? In this comparison we look at the differences and analyze which of these two CPUs is better. We compare the technical data and benchmark results.

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2 has 8 cores with 8 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 2.91 GHz. Up to 16 GB of memory is supported in 4 memory channels. The Qualcomm Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2 was released in Q2/2023.

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 has 8 cores with 8 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 2.84 GHz. The CPU supports up to 16 GB of memory in 4 memory channels. The Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 was released in Q4/2019.
Qualcomm Snapdragon (102) Family Qualcomm Snapdragon (102)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 7 Gen 2 (1) CPU group Qualcomm Snapdragon 865/870 (3)
2 Generation 7
Cortex-X2 / -A710 / -A510 Architecture Kryo 585
Mobile Segment Mobile
Qualcomm Snapdragon 7 Gen 1 Predecessor --
-- Successor --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2 has 8 CPU cores and can calculate 8 threads in parallel. The clock frequency of the Qualcomm Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2 is 2.91 GHz while the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 has 8 CPU cores and 8 threads can calculate simultaneously. The clock frequency of the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 is at 2.84 GHz.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2 Characteristic Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
8 Cores 8
8 Threads 8
hybrid (Prime / big.LITTLE) Core architecture hybrid (Prime / big.LITTLE)
No Hyperthreading No
No Overclocking ? No
2.91 GHz
1x Cortex-X2
A-Core 2.84 GHz
1x Kryo 585 Prime
2.49 GHz
3x Cortex-A710
B-Core 2.42 GHz
3x Kryo 585 Gold
1.80 GHz
4x Cortex-A510
C-Core 1.80 GHz
4x Kryo 585 Silver

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

Processors with the support of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) can process many calculations, especially audio, image and video processing, much faster than classic processors. Algorithms for ML improve their performance the more data they have collected via software. ML tasks can be processed up to 10,000 times faster than with a classic processor.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2 Characteristic Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
Qualcomm AI engine AI hardware Qualcomm AI engine
Hexagon AI specifications --

Internal Graphics

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2 or Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 has integrated graphics, called iGPU for short. The iGPU uses the system's main memory as graphics memory and sits on the processor's die.

Qualcomm Adreno 725 GPU Qualcomm Adreno 650
0.58 GHz GPU frequency 0.25 GHz
-- GPU (Turbo) 0.59 GHz
7 GPU Generation 6
4 nm Technology 7 nm
0 Max. displays 1
-- Compute units 2
-- Shader 512
No Hardware Raytracing No
No Frame Generation No
-- Max. GPU Memory --
12.1 DirectX Version 12.0

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 725 GPU Qualcomm Adreno 650
Decode / Encode Codec h265 / HEVC (8 bit) Decode / Encode
Decode / Encode Codec h265 / HEVC (10 bit) Decode / Encode
Decode / Encode Codec h264 Decode / Encode
Decode / Encode Codec VP9 Decode / Encode
Decode / Encode Codec VP8 Decode / Encode
No Codec AV1 No
Decode Codec AVC Decode
Decode Codec VC-1 Decode
Decode / Encode Codec JPEG Decode / Encode

Memory & PCIe

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2 can use up to 16 GB of memory in 4 memory channels. The maximum memory bandwidth is 51.2 GB/s. The Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 supports up to 16 GB of memory in 4 memory channels and achieves a memory bandwidth of up to 44.0 GB/s.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2 Characteristic Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
LPDDR5-6400 Memory LPDDR5-5500, LPDDR4X-4266
16 GB Max. Memory 16 GB
4 (Quad Channel) Memory channels 4 (Quad Channel)
51.2 GB/s Max. Bandwidth 44.0 GB/s
No ECC No
-- L2 Cache 1.75 MB
-- L3 Cache 4.00 MB
-- PCIe version --
-- PCIe lanes --
-- PCIe Bandwidth --

Thermal Management

The thermal design power (TDP for short) of the Qualcomm Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2 is --, while the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 has a TDP of 10 W. The TDP specifies the necessary cooling solution that is required to cool the processor sufficiently.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2 Characteristic Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
-- TDP (PL1 / PBP) 10 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up --
-- TDP down --
-- Tjunction max. --

Technical details

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2 is manufactured in 4 nm and has 0.00 MB cache. The Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 is manufactured in 7 nm and has a 5.75 MB cache.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2 Characteristic Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
4 nm Technology 7 nm
Chiplet Chip design Chiplet
Armv9-A (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) Armv8-A (64 bit)
-- ISA extensions --
-- Socket --
None Virtualization None
No AES-NI No
Android, Windows 10/11 (ARM) Operating systems Android
Q2/2023 Release date Q4/2019
-- Release price --
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Average performance in benchmarks

⌀ Single core performance in 2 CPU benchmarks
Qualcomm Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2 (100%)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 (74%)
⌀ Multi core performance in 3 CPU benchmarks
Qualcomm Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2 (100%)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 (75%)

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 7+ Gen 2 Qualcomm Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2
8C 8T @ 2.91 GHz
1220 (100%)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
8C 8T @ 2.84 GHz
845 (69%)

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 7+ Gen 2 Qualcomm Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2
8C 8T @ 2.91 GHz
4029 (100%)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
8C 8T @ 2.84 GHz
3295 (82%)

Geekbench 6 (Single-Core)

Geekbench 6 is a benchmark for modern computers, notebooks and smartphones. What is new is an optimized utilization of newer CPU architectures, e.g. based on the big.LITTLE concept and combining CPU cores of different sizes. The single-core benchmark only evaluates the performance of the fastest CPU core, the number of CPU cores in a processor is irrelevant here.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2 Qualcomm Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2
8C 8T @ 2.91 GHz
1496 (100%)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
8C 8T @ 2.84 GHz
1176 (79%)

Geekbench 6 (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 6 is a benchmark for modern computers, notebooks and smartphones. What is new is an optimized utilization of newer CPU architectures, e.g. based on the big.LITTLE concept and combining CPU cores of different sizes. The multi-core benchmark evaluates the performance of all of the processor's CPU cores. Virtual thread improvements such as AMD SMT or Intel's Hyper-Threading have a positive impact on the benchmark result.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2 Qualcomm Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2
8C 8T @ 2.91 GHz
4189 (100%)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
8C 8T @ 2.84 GHz
3244 (77%)

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 7+ Gen 2 Qualcomm Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2
Qualcomm Adreno 725 @ 0.58 GHz
1782 (100%)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
Qualcomm Adreno 650 @ 0.59 GHz
1250 (70%)

AnTuTu 9 Benchmark

The AnTuTu 9 benchmark is very well suited to measuring the performance of a smartphone. AnTuTu 9 is quite heavy on 3D graphics and can now also use the "Metal" graphics interface. In AnTuTu, memory and UX (user experience) are also tested by simulating browser and app usage. AnTuTu version 9 can compare any ARM CPU running on Android or iOS. Devices may not be directly comparable when benchmarked on different operating systems.

In the AnTuTu 9 benchmark, the single-core performance of a processor is only slightly weighted. The rating is made up of the multi-core performance of the processor, the speed of the working memory, and the performance of the internal graphics.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2 Qualcomm Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2
8C 8T @ 2.91 GHz
1010270 (100%)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
8C 8T @ 2.84 GHz
668494 (66%)

AnTuTu 8 Benchmark

The AnTuTu 8 Benchmark measures the performance of a SoC. AnTuTu benchmarks the CPU, GPU, Memory as well as the UX (User Experience) by simulating browser and app usage. AnTuTu can benchmark any ARM CPU that runs under Android or iOS. Devices may not be directly compareable if the benchmark has been performed under different operating systems.

In the AnTuTu 8 benchmark, the single-core performance of a processor is only slightly weighted. The evaluation consists of the multi-core performance of the processor, the speed of the RAM and the performance of the internal graphics.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2 Qualcomm Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2
8C 8T @ 2.91 GHz
0 (0%)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
8C 8T @ 2.84 GHz
598103 (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 7+ Gen 2 Qualcomm Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2
8C 8T @ 2.91 GHz
0 (0%)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
8C 8T @ 2.84 GHz
5846 (100%)

Performance for Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML)

Processors with the support of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) can process many calculations, especially audio, image and video processing, much faster than classic processors. The performance is given in the number (trillions) of arithmetic operations per second (TOPS).
Qualcomm Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2 Qualcomm Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2
8C 8T @ 2.91 GHz
0 (0%)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
8C 8T @ 2.84 GHz
15 (100%)

Devices using this processor

Qualcomm Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2 Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
Unknown OnePlus 8
OnePlus 8 Pro
Samsung Galaxy S20 5G
Samsung Galaxy S20+ 5G
Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G

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