Qualcomm Snapdragon Microsoft SQ1 Benchmark, Test and specs

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The Qualcomm Snapdragon Microsoft SQ1 is a 8 core processor. It can process 8 threads concurrently and is based on the 1. gen of the Qualcomm Snapdragon series. The processor was released in Q3/2019. The Qualcomm Snapdragon Microsoft SQ1 scores 724 points with one CPU core in the Geekbench 5 benchmark. When using all CPU cores, the result is 2,808 points.
Qualcomm Snapdragon Microsoft SQ1

CPU lineage

Here you can see which group the Qualcomm Snapdragon Microsoft SQ1 belongs to and which processor is the predecessor of the Qualcomm Snapdragon Microsoft SQ1.

Name: Qualcomm Snapdragon Microsoft SQ1
Family: Qualcomm Snapdragon (101)
CPU group: Qualcomm Snapdragon SQ1/SQ2 (2)
Architecture: Kryo 495
Segment: Mobile
Generation: 1
Predecessor: --
Successor: --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The 8 CPU cores of the Qualcomm Snapdragon Microsoft SQ1 clock with 3.00 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 (big.LITTLE)
A-Core: 4x Kryo 495 Gold
B-Core: 4x Kryo 495 Silver
Hyperthreading / SMT: No
Overclocking: No
A-Core Frequency: 3.00 GHz
B-Core Frequency: 1.80 GHz

Internal Graphics

With the Qualcomm Adreno 685, the Qualcomm Snapdragon Microsoft SQ1 has an build in graphic solution. It has 8 SM processors, which have a total of 1536 texture shaders. The iGPU not only enables games, but also significantly accelerates video playback.

GPU name: Qualcomm Adreno 685
GPU frequency: 0.25 GHz
GPU (Turbo): 0.65 GHz
Compute units: 8
Shader: 1536
Hardware Raytracing: No
Release date: Q4/2018
Max. displays: 2
Generation: 5
Direct X: 12.0
Technology: 7 nm
Max. GPU Memory: 4 GB
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
AV1: No
AVC: Decode
VC-1: Decode
JPEG: Decode / Encode

Memory & PCIe

The Qualcomm Snapdragon Microsoft SQ1 supports up to 16 GB memory in up to 8 (Octa Channel) memory channels. This results in a maximum memory bandwidth of 34.1 GB/s.

Memory type: Memory bandwidth:
LPDDR4X-4266
34.1 GB/s
Max. Memory: 16 GB
Memory channels: 8 (Octa 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 Microsoft SQ1 has a TDP of 7 W.

TDP (PL1 / PBP): 7 W
TDP (PL2): --
TDP up: --
TDP down: --
Tjunction max.: --

Technical details

The Qualcomm Snapdragon Microsoft SQ1 has a 2.00 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: --
L3-Cache: 2.00 MB
AES-NI: No
Operating systems: Android, Windows 10 (ARM)
Virtualization: None
Instruction set (ISA): Armv8-A (64 bit)
ISA extensions: --
Release date: Q3/2019
Release price: --
Part Number: --
Documents: --

Benchmark results

Verified Benchmark results
The benchmark results for the Qualcomm Snapdragon Microsoft SQ1 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.


Cinebench 2024 (Single-Core)

The Cinebench 2024 benchmark is based on the Redshift rendering engine, which is also used in Maxon's 3D program Cinema 4D. The benchmark runs are each 10 minutes long to test whether the processor is limited by its heat generation.
Intel Core i5-10500 Intel Core i5-10500
6C 12T @ 4.50 GHz
49
Intel Core i5-8400T Intel Core i5-8400T
6C 6T @ 3.30 GHz
49
Intel Core i5-6300U Intel Core i5-6300U
2C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
46
Qualcomm Snapdragon Microsoft SQ1 Qualcomm Snapdragon Microsoft SQ1
8C 8T @ 3.00 GHz
45
Intel Core i7-7700HQ Intel Core i7-7700HQ
4C 8T @ 3.80 GHz
44
Intel Xeon E5-2620 v4 Intel Xeon E5-2620 v4
8C 16T @ 3.00 GHz
43
Intel Core i5-5200U Intel Core i5-5200U
2C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
39

Cinebench 2024 (Multi-Core)

The Multi-Core test of the Cinebench 2024 benchmark uses all cpu cores to render using the Redshift rendering engine, which is also used in Maxons Cinema 4D. The benchmark run is 10 minutes long to test whether the processor is limited by its heat generation.
Intel Core i5-6600K Intel Core i5-6600K
4C 4T @ 3.90 GHz
222
Intel Core i5-1135G7 Intel Core i5-1135G7
4C 8T @ 4.20 GHz
219
AMD Ryzen 3 3200G AMD Ryzen 3 3200G
4C 4T @ 4.00 GHz
205
Qualcomm Snapdragon Microsoft SQ1 Qualcomm Snapdragon Microsoft SQ1
8C 8T @ 3.00 GHz
200
Intel Core i5-4590 Intel Core i5-4590
4C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
198
Intel Processor N100 Intel Processor N100
4C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
197
Intel Core i7-4710HQ Intel Core i7-4710HQ
4C 8T @ 3.50 GHz
197

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.
AMD Ryzen 3 2300U AMD Ryzen 3 2300U
4C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
727
Intel Core i3-4360T Intel Core i3-4360T
2C 4T @ 3.20 GHz
726
Intel Core i3-6100E Intel Core i3-6100E
2C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
725
Qualcomm Snapdragon Microsoft SQ1 Qualcomm Snapdragon Microsoft SQ1
8C 8T @ 3.00 GHz
724
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx
8C 8T @ 2.84 GHz
724
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Qualcomm Snapdragon 855
8C 8T @ 2.84 GHz
724
Intel Core i7-3615QE Intel Core i7-3615QE
4C 8T @ 3.30 GHz
724

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 i7-3630QM Intel Core i7-3630QM
4C 8T @ 2.40 GHz
2823
Intel Core i5-4590 Intel Core i5-4590
4C 4T @ 3.50 GHz
2819
Intel Core i5-1030G7 Intel Core i5-1030G7
4C 8T @ 3.10 GHz
2814
Qualcomm Snapdragon Microsoft SQ1 Qualcomm Snapdragon Microsoft SQ1
8C 8T @ 3.00 GHz
2808
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx
8C 8T @ 2.84 GHz
2808
Intel Core i5-8265U Intel Core i5-8265U
4C 8T @ 2.30 GHz
2806
Intel Core i7-4770TE Intel Core i7-4770TE
4C 8T @ 3.20 GHz
2804

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 4700GE AMD Ryzen 7 4700GE
AMD Radeon RX Vega 8 (Renoir) @ 2.00 GHz
2048
AMD Ryzen 7 5700G AMD Ryzen 7 5700G
AMD Radeon RX Vega 8 (Renoir) @ 2.00 GHz
2048
AMD Ryzen 7 5800U AMD Ryzen 7 5800U
AMD Radeon RX Vega 8 (Renoir) @ 2.00 GHz
2048
Qualcomm Snapdragon Microsoft SQ1 Qualcomm Snapdragon Microsoft SQ1
Qualcomm Adreno 685 @ 0.65 GHz
2030
AMD Ryzen 7 4980U AMD Ryzen 7 4980U
AMD Radeon RX Vega 8 (Renoir) @ 1.95 GHz
1997
Intel Core 7 processor 150U Intel Core 7 processor 150U
Intel Iris Xe Graphics 96 (Alder Lake) @ 1.30 GHz
1993
Intel Core i7-1355U Intel Core i7-1355U
Intel Iris Xe Graphics 96 (Alder Lake) @ 1.30 GHz
1993

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