Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 Benchmark, Test and specs

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The Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 is a 8 core processor. It can process 8 threads concurrently and is based on the 7. gen of the Qualcomm Snapdragon series. The processor was released in Q2/2021. The Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 scores 996 points with one CPU core in the Geekbench 5 benchmark. When using all CPU cores, the result is 3,240 points.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 870

CPU lineage

Here you can see which group the Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 belongs to and which processor is the predecessor of the Qualcomm Snapdragon 870.

Name: Qualcomm Snapdragon 870
Family: Qualcomm Snapdragon (101)
CPU group: Qualcomm Snapdragon 865/870 (3)
Architecture: Kryo 585
Segment: Mobile
Generation: 7
Predecessor: --
Successor: --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The 8 CPU cores of the Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 clock with 3.20 GHz. The number of CPU cores and the clock frequency of the processor are largely responsible for the overall performance.

CPU Cores / Threads: 8 / 8
Core architecture: hybrid (Prime / big.LITTLE)
A-Core: 1x Kryo 585 Prime
B-Core: 3x Kryo 585 Gold
C-Core: 4x Kryo 585 Silver
Hyperthreading / SMT: No
Overclocking: No
A-Core Frequency: 3.20 GHz
B-Core Frequency: 2.42 GHz
C-Core Frequency: 1.80 GHz

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.

AI hardware: Qualcomm AI engine
AI specifications: Hexagon 698 @ 15 TOPS

Internal Graphics

With the Qualcomm Adreno 650, the Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 has an build in graphic solution. It has 2 SM processors, which have a total of 512 texture shaders. The iGPU not only enables games, but also significantly accelerates video playback.

GPU name: Qualcomm Adreno 650
GPU frequency: 0.25 GHz
GPU (Turbo): 0.67 GHz
Compute units: 2
Shader: 512
Hardware Raytracing: No
Release date: Q4/2019
Max. displays: 1
Generation: 6
Direct X: 12.0
Technology: 7 nm
Max. GPU Memory: --
Frame Generation: No

Hardware codec support

Processors that have an integrated graphics can play videos faster and more efficiently. This can have a positive effect on the battery life of notebooks, for example.

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

Memory & PCIe

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 supports up to 16 GB memory in up to 4 (Quad Channel) memory channels. This results in a maximum memory bandwidth of 44.0 GB/s.

Memory type: Memory bandwidth:
LPDDR5-5500
LPDDR4X-4266
44.0 GB/s
34.1 GB/s
Max. Memory: 16 GB
Memory channels: 4 (Quad Channel)
ECC: No
PCIe:
PCIe Bandwidth: --

Thermal Management

With the TDP, the processor manufacturer specifies the cooling solution required for the processor. The Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 has a TDP of 10 W.

TDP (PL1 / PBP): 10 W
TDP (PL2): --
TDP up: --
TDP down: --
Tjunction max.: --

Technical details

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 has a 9.00 MB large cache. The processor is manufactured in 7 nm. Modern production increases the efficiency of the processor.

Technology: 7 nm
Chip design: Chiplet
Socket: --
L2-Cache: 2.00 MB
L3-Cache: 7.00 MB
AES-NI: No
Operating systems: Android
Virtualization: None
Instruction set (ISA): Armv8-A (64 bit)
ISA extensions: --
Release date: Q2/2021
Release price: --
Part Number: SM8250-AC
Documents: Technical data sheet

Benchmark results

Verified Benchmark results
The benchmark results for the Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 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.

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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.
Intel Core i7-5960X Intel Core i7-5960X
8C 16T @ 3.50 GHz
1002
Intel Xeon E5-2667 v4 Intel Xeon E5-2667 v4
8C 16T @ 3.60 GHz
1002
Intel Core i7-5775C Intel Core i7-5775C
4C 8T @ 3.70 GHz
997
Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 Qualcomm Snapdragon 870
8C 8T @ 3.20 GHz
996
Intel Core i3-10110Y Intel Core i3-10110Y
2C 4T @ 4.00 GHz
996
Intel Core i3-9300T Intel Core i3-9300T
4C 4T @ 3.80 GHz
996
Intel Xeon E3-1265L v3 Intel Xeon E3-1265L v3
4C 8T @ 3.70 GHz
996

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.
Intel Core i3-9100 Intel Core i3-9100
4C 4T @ 3.80 GHz
3249
Intel Core i7-6700TE Intel Core i7-6700TE
4C 8T @ 2.40 GHz
3244
Intel Core i7-4770R Intel Core i7-4770R
4C 8T @ 3.60 GHz
3241
Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 Qualcomm Snapdragon 870
8C 8T @ 3.20 GHz
3240
AMD Ryzen 3 5300U AMD Ryzen 3 5300U
4C 8T @ 3.60 GHz
3232
MediaTek Dimensity 1300 MediaTek Dimensity 1300
8C 8T @ 3.00 GHz
3225
Intel Core i5-4670K Intel Core i5-4670K
4C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
3217

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.
Intel Core i5-7267U Intel Core i5-7267U
2C 4T @ 3.50 GHz
1126
MediaTek Dimensity 8020 MediaTek Dimensity 8020
8C 8T @ 2.60 GHz
1125
Intel Xeon E5-2697 v4 Intel Xeon E5-2697 v4
18C 36T @ 3.60 GHz
1124
Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 Qualcomm Snapdragon 870
8C 8T @ 3.20 GHz
1121
MediaTek Dimensity 8100 MediaTek Dimensity 8100
8C 8T @ 2.85 GHz
1121
MediaTek Dimensity 7200 MediaTek Dimensity 7200
8C 8T @ 2.80 GHz
1120
AMD Ryzen 3 1300X AMD Ryzen 3 1300X
4C 4T @ 3.90 GHz
1120

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.
AMD Ryzen 7 3700U AMD Ryzen 7 3700U
4C 8T @ 3.50 GHz
3115
Intel Core i5-4440 Intel Core i5-4440
4C 4T @ 3.20 GHz
3114
Intel Core i5-4570S Intel Core i5-4570S
4C 4T @ 3.20 GHz
3113
Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 Qualcomm Snapdragon 870
8C 8T @ 3.20 GHz
3110
Intel Core i5-1034G1 Intel Core i5-1034G1
4C 8T @ 3.30 GHz
3090
Intel Core i5-4690S Intel Core i5-4690S
4C 4T @ 3.50 GHz
3089
Intel Xeon D-1520 Intel Xeon D-1520
4C 8T @ 2.20 GHz
3088

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.
AMD Ryzen 7 4700U AMD Ryzen 7 4700U
AMD Radeon RX Vega 7 (Renoir) @ 1.60 GHz
1433
AMD Ryzen 7 4800H AMD Ryzen 7 4800H
AMD Radeon RX Vega 7 (Renoir) @ 1.60 GHz
1433
Samsung Exynos 2200 Samsung Exynos 2200
Samsung Xclipse 920 @ 1.30 GHz
1422
Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 Qualcomm Snapdragon 870
Qualcomm Adreno 650 @ 0.67 GHz
1418
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+ Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+
Qualcomm Adreno 650 @ 0.67 GHz
1418
Intel Core i5-1140G7 Intel Core i5-1140G7
Intel Iris Xe Graphics 80 (Tiger Lake) @ 1.10 GHz
1406
Intel Core i5-1130G7 Intel Core i5-1130G7
Intel Iris Xe Graphics 80 (Tiger Lake) @ 1.10 GHz
1406

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.
Google Tensor G2 Google Tensor G2
8C 8T @ 2.85 GHz
789419
Apple A12Z Bionic Apple A12Z Bionic
8C 8T @ 2.49 GHz
779044
Apple A14 Bionic Apple A14 Bionic
6C 6T @ 3.00 GHz
729968
Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 Qualcomm Snapdragon 870
8C 8T @ 3.20 GHz
727650
Samsung Exynos 2100 Samsung Exynos 2100
8C 8T @ 2.90 GHz
724660
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+ Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+
8C 8T @ 3.10 GHz
716498
Google Tensor Google Tensor
8C 8T @ 2.80 GHz
691770

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 888+ Qualcomm Snapdragon 888+
8C 8T @ 3.00 GHz
708964
Samsung Exynos 1080 Samsung Exynos 1080
8C 8T @ 2.80 GHz
688300
HiSilicon Kirin 9000 HiSilicon Kirin 9000
8C 8T @ 3.13 GHz
683679
Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 Qualcomm Snapdragon 870
8C 8T @ 3.20 GHz
651364
MediaTek Dimensity 1300 MediaTek Dimensity 1300
8C 8T @ 3.00 GHz
647817
MediaTek Dimensity 1100 MediaTek Dimensity 1100
8C 8T @ 2.60 GHz
634870
HiSilicon Kirin 9000E HiSilicon Kirin 9000E
8C 8T @ 3.13 GHz
632768

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.
MediaTek Dimensity 1300 MediaTek Dimensity 1300
8C 8T @ 3.00 GHz
6466
Intel Xeon E5-2608L v3 Intel Xeon E5-2608L v3
6C 12T @ 2.00 GHz
6421
Intel Core i7-4870HQ Intel Core i7-4870HQ
4C 8T @ 2.50 GHz
6412
Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 Qualcomm Snapdragon 870
8C 8T @ 3.20 GHz
6404
Intel Core i7-3770 Intel Core i7-3770
4C 8T @ 3.90 GHz
6402
Intel Xeon D-1528 Intel Xeon D-1528
6C 12T @ 1.90 GHz
6399
Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G
8C 8T @ 2.40 GHz
6398

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).
Apple A15 Bionic (4-GPU) Apple A15 Bionic (4-GPU)
6C 6T @ 3.23 GHz
15.8
Apple A15 Bionic (5-GPU) Apple A15 Bionic (5-GPU)
6C 6T @ 3.23 GHz
15.8
Apple M2 Apple M2
8C 8T @ 0.66 GHz
15.8
Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 Qualcomm Snapdragon 870
8C 8T @ 3.20 GHz
15
Samsung Exynos 990 Samsung Exynos 990
8C 8T @ 2.73 GHz
15
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+ Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+
8C 8T @ 3.10 GHz
15
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
8C 8T @ 2.84 GHz
15

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