Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 vs Intel Core i5-3570S

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Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 CPU1 vs CPU2 Intel Core i5-3570S
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Intel Core i5-3570S

CPU comparison

Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 or Intel Core i5-3570S - 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 855 has 8 cores with 8 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 2.84 GHz. Up to 16 GB of memory is supported in 4 memory channels. The Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 was released in Q4/2018.

The Intel Core i5-3570S has 4 cores with 4 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 3.80 GHz. The CPU supports up to 32 GB of memory in 2 memory channels. The Intel Core i5-3570S was released in Q2/2012.
Qualcomm Snapdragon (104) Family Intel Core i5 (331)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855/860 (3) CPU group Intel Core i 3000 (31)
6 Generation 3
Kryo 485 Architecture Ivy Bridge S
Mobile Segment Desktop / Server
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 Predecessor --
-- Successor Intel Core i5-4570S

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 is a 8 core processor with a clock frequency of 2.84 GHz. The Intel Core i5-3570S has 4 CPU cores with a clock frequency of 3.10 GHz (3.80 GHz).

Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Characteristic Intel Core i5-3570S
8 Cores 4
8 Threads 4
hybrid (Prime / big.LITTLE) Core architecture normal
No Hyperthreading No
No Overclocking ? No
2.84 GHz
1x Kryo 485 Prime
A-Core 3.10 GHz (3.80 GHz)
2.42 GHz
3x Kryo 485 Gold
B-Core --
1.80 GHz
4x Kryo 485 Silver
C-Core --

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 855 Characteristic Intel Core i5-3570S
Qualcomm AI engine AI hardware --
Hexagon 690 @ 7 TOPS AI specifications --
-- 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 640 GPU Intel HD Graphics 2500
0.25 GHz GPU frequency 0.65 GHz
0.59 GHz GPU (Turbo) 1.15 GHz
5 GPU Generation 7
7 nm Technology 22 nm
1 Max. displays 3
4 Compute units 6
384 Shader 48
No Hardware Raytracing No
No Frame Generation No
4 GB Max. GPU Memory 2 GB
12.0 DirectX Version 11.0

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 640 GPU Intel HD Graphics 2500
Decode / Encode Codec h265 / HEVC (8 bit) No
Decode / Encode Codec h265 / HEVC (10 bit) No
Decode / Encode Codec h264 Decode / Encode
Decode / Encode Codec VP9 No
Decode / Encode Codec VP8 No
No Codec AV1 No
No Codec AVC Decode / Encode
No Codec VC-1 Decode
No Codec JPEG Decode

Memory & PCIe

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 supports a maximum of 16 GB of memory in 4 memory channels. The Intel Core i5-3570S can connect up to 32 GB of memory in 2 memory channels.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Characteristic Intel Core i5-3570S
LPDDR4X-4266 Memory DDR3-1600
16 GB Max. Memory 32 GB
4 (Quad Channel) Memory channels 2 (Dual Channel)
34.1 GB/s Max. Bandwidth 25.6 GB/s
No ECC No
1.75 MB L2 Cache --
2.00 MB L3 Cache 6.00 MB
-- PCIe version 3.0
-- PCIe lanes 16
-- PCIe Bandwidth 15.8 GB/s

Thermal Management

The TDP (Thermal Design Power) of a processor specifies the required cooling solution. The Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 has a TDP of --, that of the Intel Core i5-3570S is 65 W.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Characteristic Intel Core i5-3570S
-- TDP (PL1 / PBP) 65 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up --
-- TDP down --
-- Tjunction max. --

Technical details

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 has a 3.75 MB cache, while the Intel Core i5-3570S cache has a total of 6.00 MB.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Characteristic Intel Core i5-3570S
7 nm Technology 22 nm
Chiplet Chip design Monolithic
Armv8-A (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) x86-64 (64 bit)
-- ISA extensions SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX
-- Socket LGA 1155
None Virtualization VT-x, VT-x EPT
No AES-NI Yes
Android Operating systems Windows 10, Linux
Q4/2018 Release date Q2/2012
-- Release price --
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Average performance in benchmarks

⌀ Single core performance in 2 CPU benchmarks
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 (95%)
Intel Core i5-3570S (88%)
⌀ Multi core performance in 3 CPU benchmarks
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 (99%)
Intel Core i5-3570S (92%)

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 855 Qualcomm Snapdragon 855
8C 8T @ 2.84 GHz
724 (90%)
Intel Core i5-3570S Intel Core i5-3570S
4C 4T @ 3.80 GHz
801 (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 855 Qualcomm Snapdragon 855
8C 8T @ 2.84 GHz
2578 (99%)
Intel Core i5-3570S Intel Core i5-3570S
4C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
2597 (100%)

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 855 Qualcomm Snapdragon 855
8C 8T @ 2.84 GHz
960 (100%)
Intel Core i5-3570S Intel Core i5-3570S
4C 4T @ 3.80 GHz
732 (76%)

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 855 Qualcomm Snapdragon 855
8C 8T @ 2.84 GHz
2819 (100%)
Intel Core i5-3570S Intel Core i5-3570S
4C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
2131 (76%)

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 855 Qualcomm Snapdragon 855
Qualcomm Adreno 640 @ 0.59 GHz
899 (100%)
Intel Core i5-3570S Intel Core i5-3570S
Intel HD Graphics 2500 @ 1.15 GHz
110 (12%)

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 855 Qualcomm Snapdragon 855
8C 8T @ 2.84 GHz
4527 (98%)
Intel Core i5-3570S Intel Core i5-3570S
4C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
4627 (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 855 Qualcomm Snapdragon 855
8C 8T @ 2.84 GHz
432560 (100%)
Intel Core i5-3570S Intel Core i5-3570S
4C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
0 (0%)

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 855 Qualcomm Snapdragon 855
8C 8T @ 2.84 GHz
7 (100%)
Intel Core i5-3570S Intel Core i5-3570S
4C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
0 (0%)

Devices using this processor

Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Intel Core i5-3570S
OnePlus 7 Pro
OnePlus 7 Pro 5G
Sony Xperia 1
Sony Xperia 5
Xiaomi Mi 9
Oppo Reno 10x Zoom
Unknown

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