Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 Benchmark, Test and specs

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The Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 has 8 cores with 8 threads and is based on the 3. gen of the Qualcomm Snapdragon series. The processor was released in Q2/2016. The Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 scores 124 points in the Geekbench 5 single-core benchmark. In the Geekbench 5 multi-core benchmark, the result is 635 points.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 430

At a glance

Name: Qualcomm Snapdragon 430
Family: Qualcomm Snapdragon (104)
CPU group: Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 (2)
Architecture: Cortex-A53
Technology: 28 nm
Segment: Mobile
Generation: 3
Predecessor: --
Successor: --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 has 8 CPU cores and can calculate 8 threads in parallel. The clock frequency of the Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 is 1.40 GHz. The number of CPU cores greatly affects the speed of the processor and is an important performance indicator.

CPU Cores / Threads: 8 / 8
Core architecture: normal
Cores: 8x Cortex-A53
Hyperthreading / SMT: No
Overclocking: No
Frequency: 1.40 GHz
Turbo Frequency (1 Core): --
Turbo Frequency (8 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.

AI hardware: Qualcomm AI engine
AI specifications: Hexagon 536
NPU + CPU + iGPU: --

Integrated graphics (iGPU)

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 has integrated graphics, called iGPU for short. Specifically, the Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 uses the Qualcomm Adreno 505, which has 48 texture shaders and -- execution units. The iGPU uses the system's main memory as graphics memory and sits on the processor's die.

GPU name: Qualcomm Adreno 505
GPU frequency: 0.45 GHz
GPU (Turbo): 0.45 GHz
Compute units: --
Shader: 48
Hardware Raytracing: No
Release date: Q4/2015
Max. displays: 0
Generation: 5
Direct X: 11
Technology: 28 nm
Max. GPU Memory: --
Frame Generation: No

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.

h265 / HEVC (8 bit): Decode
h265 / HEVC (10 bit): No
h264: Decode / Encode
VP8: No
VP9: No
AV1: No
AVC: No
VC-1: Decode
JPEG: Decode / Encode

Memory & PCIe

The processor can use up to 6 GB memory in 2 (Dual Channel) memory channels. The maximum memory bandwidth is 12.8 GB/s. The memory type as well as the amount of memory can greatly affect the speed of the system.

Memory type: Memory bandwidth:
LPDDR3-1600
12.8 GB/s
Max. Memory: 6 GB
Memory channels: 2 (Dual Channel)
ECC: No
PCIe:
PCIe Bandwidth: --

Thermal Management

The thermal design power (TDP for short) of the processor is . The TDP specifies the necessary cooling solution that is required to cool the processor sufficiently. The TDP usually gives a rough idea of the actual power consumption of the CPU.

TDP (PL1 / PBP):
TDP (PL2): --
TDP up: --
TDP down: --
Tjunction max.: --

Technical details

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 is made in 28 nm. The smaller the manufacturing process of a CPU, the more modern and energy-efficient it is. Overall, the processor has 0.00 MB cache. A large cache can greatly speed up the processor's speed in some cases such as games.

Technology: 28 nm
Chip design: Chiplet
Socket: --
L2-Cache: --
L3-Cache: --
AES-NI: No
Operating systems: Android
Virtualization: None
Instruction set (ISA): Armv8-A (64 bit)
ISA extensions: --
Release date: Q2/2016
Release price: --
Part Number: MSM8937
Documents: Technical data sheet

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Benchmark results

Verified Benchmark results
The benchmark results for the Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 have been carefully checked by us. We only publish benchmark results that have been created by us or that have been submitted by a visitor and then checked by a team member. All results are based on and fullfill our benchmark guidelines.


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 435 Qualcomm Snapdragon 435
8C 8T @ 1.40 GHz
127
MediaTek MT6750 MediaTek MT6750
8C 8T @ 1.50 GHz
126
Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 Qualcomm Snapdragon 425
4C 4T @ 1.40 GHz
126
Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 Qualcomm Snapdragon 430
8C 8T @ 1.40 GHz
124
MediaTek MT6750T MediaTek MT6750T
8C 8T @ 1.50 GHz
124
MediaTek MT6750N MediaTek MT6750N
8C 8T @ 1.50 GHz
124
AMD E1-1200 AMD E1-1200
2C 2T @ 1.40 GHz
124

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.
AMD A4-3400 AMD A4-3400
2C 2T @ 2.70 GHz
643
Intel Pentium E5300 Intel Pentium E5300
2C 2T @ 2.60 GHz
642
MediaTek MT6750T MediaTek MT6750T
8C 8T @ 1.50 GHz
638
Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 Qualcomm Snapdragon 430
8C 8T @ 1.40 GHz
635
Intel Atom Z3580 Intel Atom Z3580
4C 4T @ 2.33 GHz
634
Intel Atom x5-Z8330 Intel Atom x5-Z8330
4C 4T @ 1.44 GHz
634
AMD A6-5357M AMD A6-5357M
2C 2T @ 3.50 GHz
634

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.
MediaTek MT6738 MediaTek MT6738
ARM Mali-T860 MP2 @ 0.35 GHz
24
Samsung Exynos 7578 Samsung Exynos 7578
ARM Mali-T720 MP2 @ 0.65 GHz
22
Samsung Exynos 7580 Samsung Exynos 7580
ARM Mali-T720 MP2 @ 0.65 GHz
22
Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 Qualcomm Snapdragon 430
Qualcomm Adreno 505 @ 0.45 GHz
22
Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 Qualcomm Snapdragon 439
Qualcomm Adreno 505 @ 0.45 GHz
22
Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 Qualcomm Snapdragon 435
Qualcomm Adreno 505 @ 0.45 GHz
22
UNISOC SC9832E UNISOC SC9832E
ARM Mali-T820 MP2 @ 0.60 GHz
20

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.
Intel Celeron 2980U Intel Celeron 2980U
2C 2T @ 1.40 GHz
1024
Intel Celeron 2981U Intel Celeron 2981U
2C 2T @ 1.40 GHz
1024
MediaTek MT6750 MediaTek MT6750
8C 8T @ 1.50 GHz
1022
Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 Qualcomm Snapdragon 430
8C 8T @ 1.40 GHz
1021
Intel Pentium 2117U Intel Pentium 2117U
2C 2T @ 1.80 GHz
1021
Intel Pentium 2127U Intel Pentium 2127U
2C 2T @ 1.90 GHz
1019
Intel Core2 Duo E6700 Intel Core2 Duo E6700
2C 2T @ 2.66 GHz
1014

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