Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c Gen 2 vs MediaTek Helio P60

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CPU comparison with benchmarks


Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c Gen 2 CPU1 vs CPU2 MediaTek Helio P60
Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c Gen 2 MediaTek Helio P60

CPU comparison

In this CPU comparison, we compare the Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c Gen 2 and the MediaTek Helio P60 and use benchmarks to check which processor is faster.

We compare the Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c Gen 2 8 core processor released in Q2/2021 with the MediaTek Helio P60 which has 8 CPU cores and was introduced in Q2/2020.
Qualcomm Snapdragon (104) Family Mediatek Helio (37)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c (2) CPU group MediaTek Helio P60/P70 (2)
2 Generation 3
Kryo 468 Architecture Cortex-A73 / Cortex-A53
Mobile Segment Mobile
Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c Predecessor --
Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c+ Gen 3 Successor --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c Gen 2 is a 8 core processor with a clock frequency of 2.55 GHz. The processor can compute 8 threads at the same time. The MediaTek Helio P60 clocks with 2.00 GHz, has 8 CPU cores and can calculate 8 threads in parallel.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c Gen 2 Characteristic MediaTek Helio P60
8 Cores 8
8 Threads 8
hybrid (big.LITTLE) Core architecture hybrid (big.LITTLE)
No Hyperthreading No
No Overclocking ? No
2.55 GHz
2x Kryo 468 Gold
A-Core 2.00 GHz
4x Cortex-A73
2.55 GHz
6x Kryo 468 Silver
B-Core 2.00 GHz
4x Cortex-A53

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 Gen 2 Characteristic MediaTek Helio P60
Qualcomm AI engine AI hardware --
Hexagon 692 @ 5 TOPS 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 618 GPU ARM Mali-G72 MP3
0.70 GHz GPU frequency 0.80 GHz
-- GPU (Turbo) --
6 GPU Generation Bifrost 2
14 nm Technology 16 nm
2 Max. displays 1
-- Compute units 3
128 Shader 48
No Hardware Raytracing No
No Frame Generation No
4 GB Max. GPU Memory 2 GB
12.1 DirectX Version 12

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 ARM Mali-G72 MP3
Decode Codec h265 / HEVC (8 bit) Decode / Encode
Decode Codec h265 / HEVC (10 bit) Decode / Encode
Decode / Encode Codec h264 Decode / Encode
Decode Codec VP9 Decode / Encode
Decode Codec VP8 Decode / Encode
No Codec AV1 No
Decode Codec AVC Decode / Encode
Decode Codec VC-1 Decode / Encode
Decode / Encode Codec JPEG Decode / Encode

Memory & PCIe

Up to 16 GB of memory in a maximum of 2 memory channels is supported by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c Gen 2, while the MediaTek Helio P60 supports a maximum of 8 GB of memory with a maximum memory bandwidth of 14.4 GB/s enabled.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c Gen 2 Characteristic MediaTek Helio P60
LPDDR4X-4266 Memory LPDDR4X-1800
16 GB Max. Memory 8 GB
2 (Dual Channel) Memory channels 4 (Quad Channel)
17.1 GB/s Max. Bandwidth 14.4 GB/s
No ECC No
-- L2 Cache --
-- L3 Cache --
-- PCIe version --
-- PCIe lanes --
-- PCIe Bandwidth --

Thermal Management

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c Gen 2 has a TDP of --. The TDP of the MediaTek Helio P60 is --. System integrators use the TDP of the processor as a guide when dimensioning the cooling solution.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c Gen 2 Characteristic MediaTek Helio P60
-- TDP (PL1 / PBP) --
-- TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up --
-- TDP down --
-- Tjunction max. --

Technical details

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c Gen 2 has 0.00 MB cache and is manufactured in 8 nm. The cache of MediaTek Helio P60 is at 0.00 MB. The processor is manufactured in 12 nm.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c Gen 2 Characteristic MediaTek Helio P60
8 nm Technology 12 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
Q2/2021 Release date Q2/2020
-- Release price --
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Average performance in benchmarks

⌀ Single core performance in 1 CPU benchmarks
Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c Gen 2 (100%)
MediaTek Helio P60 (52%)
⌀ Multi core performance in 2 CPU benchmarks
Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c Gen 2 (100%)
MediaTek Helio P60 (69%)

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 Gen 2 Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c Gen 2
8C 8T @ 2.55 GHz
553 (100%)
MediaTek Helio P60 MediaTek Helio P60
8C 8T @ 2.00 GHz
286 (52%)

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 Gen 2 Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c Gen 2
8C 8T @ 2.55 GHz
1629 (100%)
MediaTek Helio P60 MediaTek Helio P60
8C 8T @ 2.00 GHz
1364 (84%)

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 Gen 2 Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c Gen 2
Qualcomm Adreno 618 @ 0.70 GHz
358 (100%)
MediaTek Helio P60 MediaTek Helio P60
ARM Mali-G72 MP3 @ 0.80 GHz
89 (25%)

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 Gen 2 Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c Gen 2
8C 8T @ 2.55 GHz
4557 (100%)
MediaTek Helio P60 MediaTek Helio P60
8C 8T @ 2.00 GHz
2428 (53%)

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 7c Gen 2 Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c Gen 2
8C 8T @ 2.55 GHz
0 (0%)
MediaTek Helio P60 MediaTek Helio P60
8C 8T @ 2.00 GHz
314 (100%)

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 7c Gen 2 Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c Gen 2
8C 8T @ 2.55 GHz
0 (0%)
MediaTek Helio P60 MediaTek Helio P60
8C 8T @ 2.00 GHz
1167 (100%)

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 7c Gen 2 Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c Gen 2
8C 8T @ 2.55 GHz
0 (0%)
MediaTek Helio P60 MediaTek Helio P60
8C 8T @ 2.00 GHz
204036 (100%)

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 7c Gen 2 Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c Gen 2
8C 8T @ 2.55 GHz
0 (0%)
MediaTek Helio P60 MediaTek Helio P60
8C 8T @ 2.00 GHz
166740 (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 Gen 2 Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c Gen 2
8C 8T @ 2.55 GHz
5 (100%)
MediaTek Helio P60 MediaTek Helio P60
8C 8T @ 2.00 GHz
0 (0%)

Devices using this processor

Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c Gen 2 MediaTek Helio P60
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