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    Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro MSM8960T vs vs MediaTek MT8161

    Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro MSM8960T vs vs MediaTek MT8161

    Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro MSM8960T

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    The Qualcomm MSM8960T (Snapdragon S4 Pro) is a fast ARM SoC, which is mainly used in smartphones. It integrates a Krait-based dual-core processor and an Adreno 320 graphics card. Furthermore it features an integrated LPDDR2 memory controller (dual channel, max. 500 MHz) as well as various radio standards including LTE. The chip is fabricated at TSMC in a 28nm LP process.

    Unlike older Qualcomm SoCs, which are still based on slower Scorpion cores, the MSM8960T uses the modern Krait architecture. The Krait design is significantly faster than the Cortex-A5, Cortex-A7 and Cortex-A9 architecture from ARM and just behind the high-end Cortex-A15. The two cores are clocked at 1.7 GHz and offer a performance, which is even above some older quad-cores like Nvidia's Tegra 3 or the Samsung Exynos 4412.

    The Adreno 320 graphics card is the same as found in the Snapdragon 600 and one of the fastest mobile GPUs in mid-2013. The GPU is clocked at 400 MHz and offers enough performance for demanding games and high resolution screens.

    Since the MSM8960T only has two CPU cores, the power consumption should be somewhat below quad-cores like the Snapdragon 600. The chip can therefore be used in compact smartphones with a smaller battery.

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    MediaTek MT8161

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    The MediaTek MT8161 is an ARM based entry-level to mid-range SoC for (Android based) tablets. It offers four ARM Cortex-A53 processor cores (quad-core) that are clocked with up to 1.3 GHz. Furthermore, an ARM Mali-720 graphics card, a LPDDR3 memory controller (e.g., accessing 1 GB in the Lenovo Tab 2 A8-50), Bluetooth 4.0 and dual-band 802.11 b/g/n are integrated in the SoC.

    The performance is situated in the entry level of 2015 and often similar to the Kirin 910T (see benchmark below).

    Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro MSM8960TMediaTek MT8161
    Qualcomm Snapdragon Mediatek
    ARMv7
    :
    Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064A1500 - 1700 MHz4 / 4
    Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM89281600 MHz4 / 4
    Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 APQ80281600 MHz4 / 4
    » Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro MSM8960T1700 MHz2 / 2
    Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 8930AB1700 MHz2 / 2
    Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus APQ8060A1500 MHz2 / 2
    Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM89601500 - 1700 MHz2 / 2
    Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8260A1700 MHz2 / 2
    Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM89261200 MHz4 / 4
    Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM82261200 MHz4 / 4
    Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 APQ80261200 MHz4 / 4
    Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM89301200 MHz2 / 2
    Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM82301200 MHz2 / 2
    Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM82301200 MHz2 / 2
    Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM82271000 MHz2 / 2
    Qualcomm Snapdragon S3 MSM86601700 MHz2 / 2
    Qualcomm Snapdragon S3 MSM82601500 MHz2 / 2
    Qualcomm Snapdragon S1 QSD82501000 MHz1 / 1
    MediaTek Helio X27 MT6797X2600 MHz10 / 10
    Rockchip RK32881800 MHz4 / 4
    MediaTek MT8163 V/A 1.5 GHz1500 MHz4 / 4
    MediaTek MT8163 V/B 1.3 GHz1300 MHz4 / 4
    MediaTek MT81611300 MHz4 / 4
    Rockchip RK31881800 MHz4 / 4
    Apple A6x1400 MHz2
    Apple A61000 MHz2
    Apple S52 / 2
    HiSilicon k3v2 Hi36201200 MHz4 / 4
    Rockchip RK3066 1.5 GHz1500 MHz2 / 2
    Amlogic AML8726-MX1500 MHz2 / 2
    Rockchip RK31681200 MHz2 / 2
    Rockchip RK2918 1.2 GHz1200 MHz1 / 1
    ARM Cortex A8 1.2 GHz1200 MHz1 / 1
    Telechips TCC8803 1GHz1000 MHz1 / 1
    Loongson 2F 900MHz900 MHz1 / 1
    CSR867080 MHz2
    unknown
    MediaTek Helio X27 MT6797X2600 MHz10 / 10
    Rockchip RK32881800 MHz4 / 4
    MediaTek MT8163 V/A 1.5 GHz1500 MHz4 / 4
    MediaTek MT8163 V/B 1.3 GHz1300 MHz4 / 4
    » MediaTek MT81611300 MHz4 / 4
    Rockchip RK31881800 MHz4 / 4
    Apple A6x1400 MHz2
    Apple A61000 MHz2
    Apple S52 / 2
    HiSilicon k3v2 Hi36201200 MHz4 / 4
    Rockchip RK3066 1.5 GHz1500 MHz2 / 2
    Amlogic AML8726-MX1500 MHz2 / 2
    Rockchip RK31681200 MHz2 / 2
    Rockchip RK2918 1.2 GHz1200 MHz1 / 1
    ARM Cortex A8 1.2 GHz1200 MHz1 / 1
    Telechips TCC8803 1GHz1000 MHz1 / 1
    Loongson 2F 900MHz900 MHz1 / 1
    CSR867080 MHz2
    unknown
    1700 MHz1300 MHz
    64 KB
    1 MB
    2 / 24 / 4
    28 28
    LTE, HSPA+, EDGE, GSM, GPRS, GPS, WiFi, Bluetooth, NFC, FMLP-DDR3 memory controller, 1080p video encode, 1080p video decode, embedded GPS / GLONASS / BeiDou module, Bluetooth 4.0, FM radio support, ARM Jazelle, ARM TrustZone
    iGPUQualcomm Adreno 320 (400 MHz)ARM Mali-T720 MP2

    3DMark - Ice Storm Standard Physics 1280x720
    7305 Points (5%)
    63%
     +
    min: 4020     avg: 4586     median: 4586 (3%)     max: 5152 Points
    8693 Points (6%)
    3DMark - Ice Storm Extreme Physics 1920x1080
    min: 7074     avg: 7129     median: 7129 (8%)     max: 7184 Points
    57%
     +
    4038 Points (5%)
    8398 Points (10%)
    3DMark - Ice Storm Unlimited Physics 1280x720 offscreen
    9598 Points (11%)
    Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Stream
    min: 632     avg: 668     median: 668 (5%)     max: 704 Points
    80%
     +
    536 Points (4%)
    Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Memory
    min: 2453     avg: 2630     median: 2630 (24%)     max: 2807 Points
    50%
     +
    1320 Points (12%)
    Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Floating Point
    min: 2057     avg: 2521     median: 2520.5 (5%)     max: 2984 Points
    60%
     +
    1515 Points (3%)
    Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Integer
    min: 871     avg: 1068     median: 1068 (2%)     max: 1265 Points
    63%
     +
    670 Points (1%)
    Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Total Score
    min: 1578     avg: 1848     median: 1848 (5%)     max: 2118 Points
    59%
     +
    1082 Points (3%)
    Geekbench 3 - 32 Bit Multi-Core Score
    min: 963     avg: 1098     median: 1098 (2%)     max: 1233 Points
    42%
     +
    457 Points (1%)
    Geekbench 3 - 32 Bit Single-Core Score
    min: 531     avg: 584     median: 583.5 (12%)     max: 636 Points
    78%
     +
    454 Points (9%)
    Geekbench 3 - 64 Bit Multi-Core Score
    1838 Points (3%)
    Geekbench 3 - 64 Bit Single-Core Score
    616 Points (13%)
    Linpack Android / IOS - Multi Thread
    min: 225.792     avg: 246     median: 246.3 (8%)     max: 266.878 MFLOPS
    79%
     +
    min: 183.533     avg: 195     median: 194.6 (7%)     max: 205.691 MFLOPS
    Linpack Android / IOS - Single Thread
    min: 166.007     avg: 169     median: 169.4 (17%)     max: 172.852 MFLOPS
    51%
     +
    min: 37.712     avg: 85.8     median: 85.8 (8%)     max: 133.919 MFLOPS
    Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Total Score *
    min: 10212.9     avg: 13834     median: 13834.5 (23%)     max: 17456 ms
    95%
     +
    16231 ms (27%)
    24610 ms (41%)
    Sunspider - 1.0 Total Score *
    min: 1159.3     avg: 1421     median: 1421.5 (16%)     max: 1683.6 ms
    95%
     +
    min: 1154     avg: 1812     median: 1811.7 (20%)     max: 2469.3 ms
    1713 ms (19%)
    Sunspider - 0.9.1 Total Score *
    min: 1202.3     avg: 1329     median: 1250.1 (12%)     max: 1534.4 ms
    101%
     +
    min: 1054.8     avg: 1261     median: 1124.7 (11%)     max: 1604.1 ms
    1654 ms (16%)
    Octane V2 - Total Score
    min: 1466     avg: 2018     median: 2018 (4%)     max: 2570 Points
    2510 Points (5%)
    Vellamo 3.x - Metal
    911 Points (24%)
    Vellamo 3.x - Multicore Beta
    1398 Points (31%)
    Vellamo 3.x - Browser
    1866 Points (25%)
    Quadrant Standard Edition 2.0
    7510 points (17%)
    62%
     +
    min: 4202     avg: 4658     median: 4658 (11%)     max: 5114 points
    7512 points (17%)
    AnTuTu v3 - CPU
    5727 (37%)
    42%
     +
    2394 (16%)
    AnTuTu v4 - Total Score
    17699 (41%)
    84%
     +
    14895 (35%)
    AnTuTu v5 - Total Score
    26820 Points (27%)
    AndEBench - Java
    min: 327     avg: 350     median: 350 (11%)     max: 373 Iter./s
    67%
     +
    236 Iter./s (7%)
    768 Iter./s (24%)
    AndEBench - Native
    min: 6665     avg: 6716     median: 6715.5 (22%)     max: 6766 Iter./s
    76%
     +
    5123 Iter./s (17%)
    7742 Iter./s (25%)
    PassMark PerformanceTest Mobile V1 - CPU Tests
    7065 Points (1%)
    61%
     +
    min: 3723     avg: 4294     median: 4294 (1%)     max: 4865 Points
    43768 Points (6%)
    PCMark for Android - Work performance score
    3396 Points (17%)

    Average Benchmarks Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro MSM8960T → 100%

    Average Benchmarks → 68%

    Average Benchmarks MediaTek MT8161 → 138%

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

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