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Qualcomm Adreno 618 vs Qualcomm Adreno 640

Qualcomm Adreno 618

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The Qualcomm Adreno 618 is a mobile graphics card for upper mid-range smartphones and tablets (mostly Android based). It is included in the Qualcomm Snapdragon 730 and 730G SoCs and based on the Adreno 600 architecture (like the Adreno 630, which should be fully compatible in software).

In our benchmarks, the Adreno 618 in the Snapdragon 730 was 14 to 30% faster than the Adreno 616 in the Snapdragon 710. The performance in the 730G should be additional 15% faster, due to higher clock rates.

The GPU supports modern standards like Vulkan 1.0 (according to Wikipedia), OpenGL ES 3.2, OpenCL 2.0 and DirectX 11 (FL 11_1).

Qualcomm Adreno 640

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The Qualcomm Adreno 640 is a smartphone and tablet GPU that is integrated within the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SoC. The chip will be available from early 2019 and will be used mainly in high-end Android devices.

According to Qualcomm, the Adreno 640 GPU offers a 20% improved performance over the Adreno 630, its predecessor, which is integrated in the Snapdragon 845 SoC. The enhanced performance is achieved by the Adreno 640 having 50% more FP16 and FP32 compute units (ALUs) than the Adreno 630, while its 7 nm FinFET manufacturing process makes it 20% more efficient too.

The Adreno 640 will also support the Vulkan 1.1 API, something which is possible for other Adreno 600 series GPUs too.

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ArchitectureAdreno 600
Shared Memoryyesyes
APIDirectX 12.1, OpenGL ES 3.2, VulkanDirectX 12, OpenGL ES 3.2
technology14 nm10 nm
FeaturesOpenGL ES 3.2, OpenCL 2.0, Direct3D 12 (FL 12_1)OpenGL ES 3.2, OpenCL 2.0, DirectX 12, Vulkan 1.1
Date of Announcement09.04.2019 12.02.2018
CPU in Adreno 618GPU Base SpeedGPU Boost / Turbo
Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c Gen 28 x 2550 MHz, 7 W? MHz? MHz
Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c8 x 2400 MHz, 7 W? MHz? MHz
Qualcomm Snapdragon 732G8 x 2300 MHz? MHz? MHz
min. - max.500 MHz? MHz
CPU in Adreno 640GPU Base SpeedGPU Boost / Turbo
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8608 x ? MHz, 5 W250 MHz675 MHz
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855+ / 855 Plus8 x ? MHz, 5 W250 MHz675 MHz
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8558 x 2840 MHz, 5 W? MHz585 MHz
min. - max.? - 500 MHz585 - ? MHz

Benchmarks

3DMark - 3DMark Time Spy Score
129 Points (0%)
3DMark - 3DMark Time Spy Graphics
112 Points (0%)
3DMark - 3DMark Cloud Gate Score
2900 Points (3%)
3DMark - 3DMark Cloud Gate Graphics
3273 Points (1%)
3DMark - 3DMark Fire Strike Standard Score
494 Points (1%)
3DMark - 3DMark Fire Strike Standard Graphics
504 Points (1%)
3DMark - 3DMark Wild Life Unlimited
min: 637     avg: 899     median: 934 (0%)     max: 1124 Points
min: 3436     avg: 3446     median: 3445.5 (2%)     max: 3455 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Wild Life Extreme Unlimited
min: 258     avg: 447     median: 313 (0%)     max: 1047 Points
min: 970     avg: 972     median: 972 (1%)     max: 974 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Night Raid
1921 Points (2%)
3DMark - 3DMark Night Raid Graphics Score
1849 Points (1%)
3DMark 11 - 3DM11 Performance Score
min: 624     avg: 639     median: 645 (1%)     max: 648 Points
3DMark 11 - 3DM11 Performance GPU
min: 572     avg: 590     median: 599 (1%)     max: 599 Points
Cinebench R10 Cinebench R10 Shading (32bit) + Qualcomm Adreno 618
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Shading (32bit)
288 Points (0%)
GFXBench (DX / GLBenchmark) 2.7
GFXBench 2.7 T-Rex HD Onscreen C24Z16 + Qualcomm Adreno 618
GFXBench 2.7 T-Rex HD Onscreen C24Z16 + Qualcomm Adreno 640
GFXBench T-Rex HD Offscreen C24Z16 + Qualcomm Adreno 618
GFXBench T-Rex HD Offscreen C24Z16 + Qualcomm Adreno 640
Antutu v9 - AnTuTu v9 GPU
min: 74888     avg: 89032     median: 90943.5 (11%)     max: 95350 Points
min: 204205     avg: 204715     median: 204715 (26%)     max: 205225 Points
Basemark GPU 1.2 - Basemark GPU 1.2 Vulkan Official Medium Offscreen 1080
min: 23.89     avg: 26.3     median: 26.3 (1%)     max: 28.78 fps
64.9 fps (3%)
PassMark PerformanceTest Mobile V1 - PerformanceTest Mobile V1 2D Graphics Tests
min: 10269     avg: 16045     median: 10289 (10%)     max: 27578 Points
min: 10504     avg: 18251     median: 14922.5 (15%)     max: 40654 Points
PassMark PerformanceTest Mobile V1 - PerformanceTest Mobile V1 3D Graphics Tests
min: 3043     avg: 9739     median: 3056 (5%)     max: 23117 Points
min: 4244     avg: 11804     median: 5422.5 (10%)     max: 44840 Points
Power Consumption - GFXBench Aztec Ruins Normal Tier Offscreen Power Consumption 150cd *
3.4 Watt (4%)
7.8 Watt (9%)

Average Benchmarks Qualcomm Adreno 618 → 100% n=21

Average Benchmarks Qualcomm Adreno 640 → 226% n=21

- Range of benchmark values for this graphics card
- Average benchmark values for this graphics card
* Smaller numbers mean a higher performance
1 This benchmark is not used for the average calculation

Game Benchmarks

The following benchmarks stem from our benchmarks of review laptops. The performance depends on the used graphics memory, clock rate, processor, system settings, drivers, and operating systems. So the results don't have to be representative for all laptops with this GPU. For detailed information on the benchmark results, click on the fps number.

League of Legends: Wild Rift

League of Legends: Wild Rift

2020
low
100%
Adreno 618:
114  fps
high
100%
Adreno 618:
99  fps
ultra
100%
Adreno 618:
83.5  fps
Call of Duty Mobile

Call of Duty Mobile

2020
low
100%
Adreno 618:
60  fps
high
100%
Adreno 618:
58  fps
ultra
100%
Adreno 618:
57  fps
Armajet

Armajet

2020
high
100%
Adreno 618:
30 30 60.5 65 71 82 ~ 56 fps
54%
Adreno 640:
30 30 ~ 30 fps
PUBG Mobile

PUBG Mobile

2018
low
100%
Adreno 618:
30 38 40 40 40 40 ~ 38 fps
med.
100%
Adreno 618:
40 40 ~ 40 fps
high
100%
Adreno 618:
30 30 30 30 30 30 30 30 30 30 30 30 30 ~ 30 fps
143%
Adreno 640:
30 30 30 40 40 40 59 60 60 ~ 43 fps
World of Tanks Blitz

World of Tanks Blitz

2018
high
Adreno 640:
60  fps
Arena of Valor

Arena of Valor

2018
low
100%
Adreno 618:
30 60 60 61 61 ~ 54 fps
111%
Adreno 640:
59 60 60 60 60 60 60 ~ 60 fps
ultra
100%
Adreno 618:
30 60 60 60 60 61 ~ 55 fps
104%
Adreno 640:
30 59 60 60 60 60 60 60 61 62 ~ 57 fps
Shadow Fight 3

Shadow Fight 3

2018
low
100%
Adreno 618:
60  fps
100%
Adreno 640:
59 60 60 60 ~ 60 fps
high
100%
Adreno 618:
60 60 ~ 60 fps
100%
Adreno 640:
59 60 60 60 ~ 60 fps
Battle Bay

Battle Bay

2018
high
Adreno 640:
60  fps
low 1280x720
100%
Adreno 618:
27.6  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
Adreno 618:
19.7  fps
high 1920x1080
100%
Adreno 618:
9.6  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
Adreno 618:
8.7  fps
Dead Trigger 2

Dead Trigger 2

2013
high
Adreno 640:
60 120 ~ 90 fps
Asphalt 8: Airborne

Asphalt 8: Airborne

2013
high
100%
Adreno 618:
30  fps
Asphalt 9: Legends

Asphalt 9: Legends

2013
low
100%
Adreno 618:
27 30 30 30 30 30 ~ 30 fps
120%
Adreno 640:
28 30 30 30 30 30 30 30 60 60 ~ 36 fps
high
100%
Adreno 618:
27 29 30 30 30 30 30 30 30 30 ~ 30 fps
110%
Adreno 640:
28 29 30 30 30 30 30 30 60 ~ 33 fps
low 1280x720
100%
Adreno 618:
23  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
Adreno 618:
17.6  fps
high 1366x768
100%
Adreno 618:
16.9  fps
Temple Run 2

Temple Run 2

2013
high
Adreno 640:
120  fps
low 1024x768
100%
Adreno 618:
20.7  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
Adreno 618:
20  fps
high 1366x768
100%
Adreno 618:
17.2  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
Adreno 618:
12  fps
Subway Surfers

Subway Surfers

2012
high
Adreno 640:
60 120 ~ 90 fps

Average Gaming Qualcomm Adreno 618 → 100%

Average Gaming 30-70 fps → 100%

Average Gaming Qualcomm Adreno 640 → 105%

Average Gaming 30-70 fps → 113%

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