Qualcomm Adreno 430 vs Qualcomm Adreno 405

Qualcomm Adreno 430

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The Qualcomm Adreno 430 is an integrated graphics card for (mostly Android based) smartphones and tablets. It was introduced in the beginning of 2015 and is integrated in the Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 SoC. The graphics card uses a technology called FlexRender. It can switch "intelligently" between TBR (TBR Tile Based Renderer) and the classic direct rendering. It supports OpenGL ES 3.1 and DirectX 11.2 Feature Level 11_1 (compared to ES 3.0 and DirectX 9_3 of the Adreno 330).

The GPU uses 192 unified shaders clocked at up to 650 MHz. In 2015 it belongs to the fastest GPU for smartphones. It positions itself between the PowerVR GX6450 in the Apple A8 and the ARM Mali-T760 MP8 in the Samsung Exynos 7420.

Although the Snapdragon 810 is already manufactured in 20nm, heat can still be an issue (especially in smartphones). This leads to reduced clock rates and performance during continuous load.

Qualcomm Adreno 405

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The Qualcomm Adreno 405 is an integrated graphics card for (mostly Android based) smartphones and tablets. It was announced in 2014 and is used in SoCs like the Qualcomm Snapdragon 415, 425, 610 or 615. Depending on the used SoC and device, the clock rate of the Adreno 405 is around 550 MHz. 

The Adreno 405 features 48 ALUs (unified shaders) and supports OpenGL ES 3.1 and DirectX 11.2 (Feature Level 11_1).

The performance of the Adreno 405 reaches only 40 % of the high end Adreno 420 (in the Snapdragon 805). This means its on a level with the older Adreno 320 and the PowerVR G6200.

Qualcomm Adreno 430Qualcomm Adreno 405
ManufacturerQualcommQualcomm
Adreno 400 Series
Adreno 430 192 @ 0.65 GHz
Adreno 420 compare 128 @ 0.6 GHz
Adreno 418 compare 128 @ 0.6 GHz
Adreno 405 48 @ 0.55 GHz
Adreno 430 192 @ 0.65 GHz
Adreno 420 compare 128 @ 0.6 GHz
Adreno 418 compare 128 @ 0.6 GHz
Adreno 405 48 @ 0.55 GHz
Cores192 - unified48 - unified
Core650 (Boost) MHz550 (Boost) MHz
Shared Memoryyesyes
DirectXDirectX 11DirectX 11
Technology20 nm28 nm
FeaturesOpenGL ES 3.1, OpenCL 1.2, Direct3D 11.2 (FL 11_1)OpenCL 1.2
Introduced07.04.2014 24.02.2014
Manufacturerhttps://www.qualcomm.com/products/snapdr...
CPU in Adreno 430GPU Base SpeedGPU Boost / Turbo
Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM89948 x 2000 MHz? MHz650 MHz
CPU in Adreno 405GPU Base SpeedGPU Boost / Turbo
Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 MSM89528 x 1500 MHz? MHz550 MHz
Qualcomm Snapdragon 616 MSM8939v28 x 1700 MHz? MHz550 MHz
Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 MSM89398 x 1700 MHz? MHz550 MHz
min. - max.? MHz? - 650 MHz

3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Unlimited Graphics
min: 24558     avg: 34338     median: 36316 (6%)     max: 38394 Points
min: 5528     avg: 8720     median: 8161 (1%)     max: 16545 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Extreme Graphics
0 Points (0%)
min: 4028     avg: 5224     median: 5082 (1%)     max: 6932 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Graphics
0 Points (0%)
min: 8421     avg: 9989     median: 10003.5 (1%)     max: 10918 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Sling Shot (ES 3.0) Unlimited
2151 Points (16%)
min: 499     avg: 627     median: 660 (5%)     max: 690 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Sling Shot (ES 3.0) Unlimited Graphics
2686 Points (9%)
min: 437     avg: 565     median: 598.5 (2%)     max: 624 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Sling Shot Extreme (ES 3.1) Unlimited
1660 Points (17%)
min: 398     avg: 417     median: 423 (4%)     max: 430 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Sling Shot Extreme (ES 3.1) Unlimited Graphics
1777 Points (15%)
min: 341     avg: 355     median: 360 (3%)     max: 365 Points
GFXBench (DX / GLBenchmark) 2.7
GLBench 2.7 T-Rex HD Offscreen C24Z16 + Qualcomm Adreno 430
GLBench 2.7 T-Rex HD Offscreen C24Z16 + Qualcomm Adreno 405
GLBench 2.7 T-Rex HD Onscreen C24Z16 + Qualcomm Adreno 430
GLBench 2.7 T-Rex HD Onscreen C24Z16 + Qualcomm Adreno 405
GFXBench 3.0 - GFXBench 3.0 Manhattan Offscreen
min: 17.54     avg: 23.5     median: 24 (3%)     max: 27 fps
min: 2.8     avg: 6     median: 5.6 (1%)     max: 13 fps
GFXBench 3.0 - GFXBench 3.0 Manhattan
min: 11.81     avg: 23     median: 23.9 (7%)     max: 45 fps
min: 5.2     avg: 7.3     median: 6.2 (2%)     max: 14 fps
GFXBench - GFXBench Car Chase Offscreen
min: 4.5     avg: 8.3     median: 8.4 (2%)     max: 12 fps
min: 2.2     avg: 2.5     median: 2.6 (1%)     max: 2.6 fps
GFXBench - GFXBench Car Chase Onscreen
min: 5.5     avg: 7.9     median: 6.7 (3%)     max: 12 fps
min: 2.5     avg: 2.8     median: 2.9 (1%)     max: 2.9 fps
GFXBench - GFXBench 5.0 Aztec Ruins High Tier Onscreen
1.8 fps (1%)
GFXBench - GFXBench 5.0 Aztec Ruins High Tier Offscreen
1 fps (0%)
GFXBench - GFXBench 5.0 Aztec Ruins Normal Tier Onscreen
3.1 fps (2%)
GFXBench - GFXBench 5.0 Aztec Ruins Normal Tier Offscreen
2.9 fps (0%)
Basemark ES 2.0 - Basemark ES 2.0
60 fps (99%)
min: 59.7     avg: 59.7     median: 59.7 (98%)     max: 59.76 fps
Basemark X 1.1 - Basemark X 1.1 High Quality
min: 15240     avg: 20434     median: 20327.5 (46%)     max: 24085 Points
min: 4803     avg: 6719     median: 5084 (12%)     max: 13570 Points
Basemark X 1.1 - Basemark X 1.1 Medium Quality
min: 25772     avg: 30741     median: 32020 (71%)     max: 34480 Points
min: 6444     avg: 9754     median: 10631 (24%)     max: 10856 Points
NenaMark2 - NenaMark2 Score
60 fps (89%)
min: 59.8     avg: 59.9     median: 59.9 (89%)     max: 59.9 fps
PassMark PerformanceTest Mobile V1 - PerformanceTest Mobile 2D Graphics Tests
min: 3217     avg: 4949     median: 5193.5 (11%)     max: 5907 Points
min: 1818     avg: 2945     median: 3421 (7%)     max: 3597 Points
PassMark PerformanceTest Mobile V1 - PerformanceTest Mobile 3D Graphics Tests
min: 1297     avg: 1812     median: 1647 (6%)     max: 2887 Points
min: 851     avg: 935     median: 884 (3%)     max: 1069 Points
Smartbench 2012 - Smartbench 2012 Gaming Index
min: 4138     avg: 4346     median: 4329 (94%)     max: 4540
min: 2160     avg: 3268     median: 3058 (66%)     max: 4443

Average Benchmarks Qualcomm Adreno 430 → 100% n=18

Average Benchmarks Qualcomm Adreno 405 → 42% n=18

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* Smaller numbers mean a higher performance
1 This benchmark is not used for the average calculation

PUBG Mobile

PUBG Mobile

2018
low
Adreno 405:
25 fps  fps
World of Tanks Blitz

World of Tanks Blitz

2018
low
Adreno 405:
34  fps
high
Adreno 405:
27  fps
Arena of Valor

Arena of Valor

2018
low
Adreno 405:
30 fps  fps
ultra
Adreno 405:
27  fps
Shadow Fight 3

Shadow Fight 3

2018
low
Adreno 405:
29  fps
high
Adreno 405:
30  fps
Battle Bay

Battle Bay

2018
high
Adreno 405:
29  fps  fps
Dead Trigger 2

Dead Trigger 2

2013
high
100%
Adreno 430:
30  fps
100%
Adreno 405:
20 1920x1080 30 30 32 32 35 ~ 30 fps
Asphalt 8: Airborne

Asphalt 8: Airborne

2013
low
100%
Adreno 430:
25  fps
132%
Adreno 405:
26 28 35 42 1920x1080 ~ 33 fps
high
100%
Adreno 430:
29  fps
83%
Adreno 405:
20 21 21 25 26 32 1920x1080 ~ 24 fps
Real Racing 3

Real Racing 3

2013
high
Adreno 405:
21  fps

Average Gaming Qualcomm Adreno 430 → 100%

Average Gaming Qualcomm Adreno 405 → 105%

Average Gaming 30-70 fps → 132%

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