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Qualcomm Adreno 642 vs Qualcomm Adreno 630

Qualcomm Adreno 642

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The Qualcomm Adreno 642 is a smartphone and tablet GPU that is integrated within the Qualcomm Snapdragon 780G SoC. The chip will be available from mid 2021 and will be used mainly in upper mid-range Android devices.

According to Qualcomm, the Adreno 642 GPU offers a 50% improved performance over the Adreno 620, its predecessor, which is integrated in the Snapdragon 768G SoC. This is also thanks to the fast LPDDR4X-4200 memory support of the SoC.

The Adreno 642 supports OpenCL 2.0 FP, OpenGL ES 3.2 and Vulkan 1.1.

The Snapdragon 780G is manufactured in the modern 5nm LPPE process with EUV at Samsung that should provide a good power efficiency.

Qualcomm Adreno 630

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The Qualcomm Adreno 630 is an integrated graphics card in the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC for smartphones. It was introduced in early 2018 and can be found in high-end Android smartphones. 

According to Qualcomm 30% faster than the old Adreno 540 in the Snapdragon 835 with 30% less power consumption.

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Shared Memoryyesyes
APIOpenGL ES 3.2DirectX 12, OpenGL ES 3.2
technology5 nm10 nm
FeaturesOpenGL ES 3.2, OpenCL 2.0, DirectX 12, Vulkan 1.1OpenGL ES 3.2, OpenCL 2.0, DirectX 12
Date of Announcement07.05.2021 12.02.2018
CPU in Adreno 642GPU Base SpeedGPU Boost / Turbo
Qualcomm Snapdragon 780G 5G8 x 1900 MHz? MHz? MHz
CPU in Adreno 630GPU Base SpeedGPU Boost / Turbo
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8508 x 2750 MHz? MHz? MHz
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8458 x 2800 MHz? MHz? MHz
min. - max.? MHz? MHz

Benchmarks

3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Extreme Graphics
27848 Points (4%)
3DMark - 3DMark Cloud Gate Score
3108 Points (3%)
3DMark - 3DMark Cloud Gate Graphics
6347 Points (2%)
3DMark - 3DMark Fire Strike Standard Score
770 Points (1%)
3DMark - 3DMark Fire Strike Standard Graphics
821 Points (1%)
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Graphics
30971 Points (4%)
3DMark - 3DMark Sling Shot (ES 3.0) Unlimited
5587 Points (30%)
3DMark - 3DMark Sling Shot (ES 3.0) Unlimited Graphics
8380 Points (20%)
3DMark - 3DMark Sling Shot Extreme (ES 3.1) Unlimited
4478 Points (28%)
3DMark - 3DMark Sling Shot Extreme (ES 3.1) Unlimited Graphics
6148 Points (24%)
3DMark - 3DMark Wild Life Unlimited
3212 Points (2%)
3DMark - 3DMark Wild Life Extreme Unlimited
786 Points (1%)
3DMark - 3DMark Night Raid
2636 Points (3%)
3DMark - 3DMark Night Raid Graphics Score
3037 Points (1%)
Cinebench R10 Cinebench R10 Shading (32bit) + Qualcomm Adreno 630
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Shading (32bit)
257 Points (0%)
GFXBench (DX / GLBenchmark) 2.7
GFXBench 2.7 T-Rex HD Onscreen C24Z16 + Qualcomm Adreno 642
GFXBench (DX / GLBenchmark) 2.7 - GFXBench 2.7 T-Rex HD Onscreen C24Z16
90 fps (3%)
GFXBench 2.7 T-Rex HD Onscreen C24Z16 + Qualcomm Adreno 630
GFXBench T-Rex HD Offscreen C24Z16 + Qualcomm Adreno 642
GFXBench (DX / GLBenchmark) 2.7 - GFXBench T-Rex HD Offscreen C24Z16
153 fps (1%)
GFXBench T-Rex HD Offscreen C24Z16 + Qualcomm Adreno 630
GFXBench 3.0 - GFXBench 3.0 Manhattan
79 fps (22%)
GFXBench 3.0 - GFXBench 3.0 Manhattan Offscreen
90 fps (7%)
GFXBench - GFXBench 5.0 Aztec Ruins High Tier Onscreen
26 fps (16%)
GFXBench - GFXBench 5.0 Aztec Ruins High Tier Offscreen
18 fps (6%)
GFXBench - GFXBench 5.0 Aztec Ruins Normal Tier Onscreen
42 fps (18%)
GFXBench - GFXBench 5.0 Aztec Ruins Normal Tier Offscreen
50 fps (7%)
GFXBench - GFXBench Car Chase Onscreen
35 fps (1%)
GFXBench - GFXBench Car Chase Offscreen
40 fps (0%)
Antutu v9 - AnTuTu v9 GPU
162946 Points (20%)
Basemark GPU 1.2 - Basemark GPU 1.2 Vulkan Official Medium Offscreen 1080
48 fps (2%)
PassMark PerformanceTest Mobile V1 - PerformanceTest Mobile V1 2D Graphics Tests
min: 10791     avg: 11937     median: 11936.5 (12%)     max: 13082 Points
PassMark PerformanceTest Mobile V1 - PerformanceTest Mobile V1 3D Graphics Tests
min: 4195     avg: 4225     median: 4225 (7%)     max: 4255 Points

Average Benchmarks Qualcomm Adreno 642 → 100% n=14

Average Benchmarks Qualcomm Adreno 630 → 87% n=14

- 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.

Armajet

Armajet

2020
high
100%
Adreno 642:
30  fps
low 1920x1080
Adreno 630:
29.3  fps
high 1920x1080
Adreno 630:
27.8  fps
low 1280x720
Adreno 630:
0 (!)  fps
PUBG Mobile

PUBG Mobile

2018
low
100%
Adreno 642:
60  fps
100%
Adreno 630:
60  fps
med.
100%
Adreno 642:
59  fps
68%
Adreno 630:
40 40 ~ 40 fps
high
100%
Adreno 642:
60  fps
60%
Adreno 630:
30 30 30 30 35 40 40 40 40 40 40 ~ 36 fps
ultra
100%
Adreno 642:
40  fps
World of Tanks Blitz

World of Tanks Blitz

2018
high
Adreno 630:
60  fps
Arena of Valor

Arena of Valor

2018
low
Adreno 630:
31 60 60 60 60 60 60 60 60 61 ~ 57 fps
ultra
Adreno 630:
44 58 59 60 60 60 60 60 60 60 60 60 60 60 60 61 ~ 59 fps
Shadow Fight 3

Shadow Fight 3

2018
low
Adreno 630:
60 60 60 60 60 ~ 60 fps
high
Adreno 630:
60 60 60 60 60 60 60 ~ 60 fps
Battle Bay

Battle Bay

2018
low
Adreno 630:
60 60 60 60 ~ 60 fps
high
Adreno 630:
60 60 109 ~ 76 fps
Thief

Thief

2014
low 1024x768
Adreno 630:
6  fps
med. 1366x768
Adreno 630:
5  fps
high 1366x768
Adreno 630:
5  fps
ultra 1920x1080
Adreno 630:
3  fps
Dead Trigger 2

Dead Trigger 2

2013
high
Adreno 630:
60  fps
Asphalt 8: Airborne

Asphalt 8: Airborne

2013
low
Adreno 630:
29  fps
high
Adreno 630:
30  fps
Asphalt 9: Legends

Asphalt 9: Legends

2013
low
100%
Adreno 642:
60  fps
50%
Adreno 630:
29 30 30 30 30 ~ 30 fps
high
100%
Adreno 642:
60  fps
57%
Adreno 630:
30 30 30 30 30 30 61 ~ 34 fps
low 1280x720
Adreno 630:
20  fps
med. 1366x768
Adreno 630:
14  fps
high 1366x768
Adreno 630:
13  fps
ultra 1920x1080
Adreno 630:
4  fps
Real Racing 3

Real Racing 3

2013
low
Adreno 630:
60  fps
high
Adreno 630:
101  fps
low 1024x768
Adreno 630:
10.3  fps
Subway Surfers

Subway Surfers

2012
high
Adreno 630:
60  fps
Minecraft - Pocket Edition

Minecraft - Pocket Edition

2011
ultra
Adreno 630:
60  fps

Average Gaming Qualcomm Adreno 642 → 100%

Average Gaming 30-70 fps → 100%

Average Gaming Qualcomm Adreno 630 → 67%

Average Gaming 30-70 fps → 71%

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