Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c Gen 2

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Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c CPU1 vs CPU2 Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c Gen 2
Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c Gen 2

CPU comparison

Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c or Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c Gen 2 - 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 7c has 8 cores with 8 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 2.40 GHz. Up to 8 GB of memory is supported in 2 memory channels. The Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c was released in 2020.

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c Gen 2 has 8 cores with 8 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 2.55 GHz. The CPU supports up to 16 GB of memory in 2 memory channels. The Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c Gen 2 was released in Q2/2021.
Qualcomm Snapdragon (104) Family Qualcomm Snapdragon (104)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c (2) CPU group Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c (2)
2 Generation 2
Kryo 468 Architecture Kryo 468
Mobile Segment Mobile
-- Predecessor Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c
Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c Gen 2 Successor Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c+ Gen 3

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c is a 8 core processor with a clock frequency of 2.40 GHz. The Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c Gen 2 has 8 CPU cores with a clock frequency of 2.55 GHz.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c Characteristic Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c Gen 2
8 Cores 8
8 Threads 8
hybrid (big.LITTLE) Core architecture hybrid (big.LITTLE)
No Hyperthreading No
No Overclocking ? No
2.40 GHz
2x Kryo 468 Gold
A-Core 2.55 GHz
2x Kryo 468 Gold
2.40 GHz
6x Kryo 468 Silver
B-Core 2.55 GHz
6x Kryo 468 Silver

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 7c Characteristic Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c Gen 2
Qualcomm AI engine AI hardware Qualcomm AI engine
Hexagon 692 @ 5 TOPS AI specifications Hexagon 692 @ 5 TOPS
-- NPU + CPU + iGPU --

Integrated graphics (iGPU)

The integrated graphics unit of a processor is not only responsible for the pure image output on the system, but can also significantly increase the efficiency of the system with the support of modern video codecs.

Qualcomm Adreno 618 GPU Qualcomm Adreno 618
0.70 GHz GPU frequency 0.70 GHz
-- GPU (Turbo) --
6 GPU Generation 6
14 nm Technology 14 nm
2 Max. displays 2
-- Compute units --
128 Shader 128
No Hardware Raytracing No
No Frame Generation No
4 GB Max. GPU Memory 4 GB
12.1 DirectX Version 12.1

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 618 GPU Qualcomm Adreno 618
Decode Codec h265 / HEVC (8 bit) Decode
Decode Codec h265 / HEVC (10 bit) Decode
Decode / Encode Codec h264 Decode / Encode
Decode Codec VP9 Decode
Decode Codec VP8 Decode
No Codec AV1 No
Decode Codec AVC Decode
Decode Codec VC-1 Decode
Decode / Encode Codec JPEG Decode / Encode

Memory & PCIe

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c supports a maximum of 8 GB of memory in 2 memory channels. The Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c Gen 2 can connect up to 16 GB of memory in 2 memory channels.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c Characteristic Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c Gen 2
LPDDR4X-4266 Memory LPDDR4X-4266
8 GB Max. Memory 16 GB
2 (Dual Channel) Memory channels 2 (Dual Channel)
17.1 GB/s Max. Bandwidth 17.1 GB/s
No ECC No
-- L2 Cache --
-- L3 Cache --
-- PCIe version --
-- PCIe lanes --
-- PCIe Bandwidth --

Thermal Management

The TDP (Thermal Design Power) of a processor specifies the required cooling solution. The Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c has a TDP of --, that of the Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c Gen 2 is --.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c Characteristic Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c Gen 2
-- TDP (PL1 / PBP) --
-- TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up --
-- TDP down --
-- Tjunction max. --

Technical details

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c has a 0.00 MB cache, while the Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c Gen 2 cache has a total of 0.00 MB.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c Characteristic Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c Gen 2
8 nm Technology 8 nm
Chiplet Chip design Chiplet
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
2020 Release date Q2/2021
-- Release price --
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Average performance in benchmarks

⌀ Single core performance in 1 CPU benchmarks
Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c (95%)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c Gen 2 (100%)
⌀ Multi core performance in 1 CPU benchmarks
Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c (96%)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c Gen 2 (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 7c Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c
8C 8T @ 2.40 GHz
524 (95%)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c Gen 2 Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c Gen 2
8C 8T @ 2.55 GHz
553 (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 7c Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c
8C 8T @ 2.40 GHz
1559 (96%)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c Gen 2 Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c Gen 2
8C 8T @ 2.55 GHz
1629 (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 7c Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c
Qualcomm Adreno 618 @ 0.70 GHz
358 (100%)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c Gen 2 Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c Gen 2
Qualcomm Adreno 618 @ 0.70 GHz
358 (100%)

AI performance (NPU)

The performance values of the processor's AI unit. The isolated NPU performance is given here, the total AI performance (NPU+CPU+iGPU) can be higher.

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 7c Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c
8C 8T @ 2.40 GHz
5 (100%)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c Gen 2 Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c Gen 2
8C 8T @ 2.55 GHz
5 (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 7c Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c
8C 8T @ 2.40 GHz
0 (0%)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c Gen 2 Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c Gen 2
8C 8T @ 2.55 GHz
4557 (100%)

Devices using this processor

Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c Gen 2
HP Chromebook x2 11
Acer Aspire 1 A114-61
Unknown

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