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Qualcomm Adreno 430

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.

ManufacturerQualcomm
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 compare 48 @ 0.55 GHz
Pipelines192 - unified
Core Speed650 (Boost) MHz
Shared Memoryyes
DirectXDirectX 11
technology20 nm
FeaturesOpenGL ES 3.1, OpenCL 1.2, Direct3D 11.2 (FL 11_1)
Date of Announcement07.04.2014
Link to Manufacturer Pagehttps://www.qualcomm.com/products/snapdr...
CPU in Adreno 430GPU Base SpeedGPU Boost / Turbo
Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM89948 x 2000 MHz? MHz650 MHz

Benchmarks

GFXBench (DX / GLBenchmark) 2.7
GLBench 2.7 T-Rex HD Offscreen C24Z16 +
GLBench 2.7 T-Rex HD Onscreen C24Z16 +
Basemark X 1.1 - Basemark X 1.1 High Quality
min: 15240     avg: 20434     median: 20327.5 (46%)     max: 24085 Points
PassMark PerformanceTest Mobile V1 - PerformanceTest Mobile 3D Graphics Tests
min: 1297     avg: 1812     median: 1647 (6%)     max: 2887 Points
- Range of benchmark values for this graphics card
- Average benchmark values for this graphics card
* Smaller numbers mean a higher performance

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.

Dead Trigger 2

Dead Trigger 2

2013
high
30  fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.

For more games that might be playable and a list of all games and graphics cards visit our Gaming List

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Notebook reviews with Qualcomm Adreno 430 graphics card

Gigaset ME: Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994, 5.00", 0.2 kg
  Review » Gigaset ME Smartphone Review

Gigaset ME Pro: Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994, 5.50", 0.2 kg
  Review » Gigaset ME Pro Smartphone Review

Google Nexus 6P: Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994, 5.70", 0.2 kg
  Review » Google Nexus 6P Smartphone Preview

  Review » Google Nexus 6P Smartphone Review

HTC One M9: Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994, 5.00", 0.2 kg
  Review » HTC One M9 First Impressions

  Review » HTC One M9 Smartphone Review

LG G Flex 2: Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994, 5.50", 0.2 kg
  Review » LG G Flex 2 Smartphone Review

Microsoft Lumia 950 XL: Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994, 5.70", 0.2 kg
  Review » Microsoft Lumia 950 XL Smartphone Review

Motorola Moto X Force: Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994, 5.40", 0.2 kg
  Review » Motorola Moto X Force Smartphone Review

OnePlus 2: Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994, 5.50", 0.2 kg
  Review » OnePlus 2 Smartphone Review

Sony Xperia Z3+: Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994, 5.20", 0.1 kg
  Review » Sony Xperia Z3+ First Impressions

  Review » Sony Xperia Z3 Plus Smartphone Review

Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet: Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994, 10.10", 0.4 kg
  Review » Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet Review

Sony Xperia Z5: Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994, 5.20", 0.2 kg
  Review » Sony Xperia Z5 Smartphone Review

Sony Xperia Z5 Compact: Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994, 4.60", 0.1 kg
  Review » Sony Xperia Z5 Compact Smartphone Review

Sony Xperia Z5 Premium: Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994, 5.50", 0.2 kg
  Review » Sony Xperia Z5 Premium Smartphone Review

ZTE Axon Elite: Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994, 5.50", 0.2 kg
  Review » ZTE Axon Elite Smartphone Review

Gigaset ME: Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994, 5.00", 0.2 kg
  External Review » Gigaset ME

Gigaset ME Pro: Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994, 5.50", 0.2 kg
  External Review » Gigaset ME Pro

Google Nexus 6P: Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994, 5.70", 0.2 kg
  External Review » Google Nexus 6P

HTC 10 Evo: Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994, 5.50", 0.2 kg
  External Review » HTC 10 Evo

HTC Bolt: Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994, 5.50", 0.2 kg
  External Review » HTC Bolt

HTC One M9: Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994, 5.00", 0.2 kg
  External Review » HTC One M9

Huawei Nexus 6P: Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994, 5.70", 0.2 kg
  External Review » Huawei Nexus 6P

LG G Flex 2: Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994, 5.50", 0.2 kg
  External Review » LG G Flex 2

Microsoft Lumia 950 XL: Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994, 5.70", 0.2 kg
  External Review » Microsoft Lumia 950 XL

Motorola Droid Turbo 2: Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994, 5.40", 0.2 kg
  External Review » Motorola Droid Turbo 2

Motorola Moto X Force: Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994, 5.40", 0.2 kg
  External Review » Motorola Moto X Force

OnePlus 2: Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994, 5.50", 0.2 kg
  External Review » OnePlus One 2

  External Review » OnePlus 2

Sony Xperia Z3+: Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994, 5.20", 0.1 kg
  External Review » Sony Xperia Z3+

Sony Xperia Z4: Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994, 5.20", 0.1 kg
  External Review » Sony Xperia Z4

Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet: Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994, 10.10", 0.4 kg
  External Review » Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet

Sony Xperia Z5: Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994, 5.20", 0.2 kg
  External Review » Sony Xperia Z5

Sony Xperia Z5 Compact: Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994, 4.60", 0.1 kg
  External Review » Sony Xperia Z5 Compact

Sony Xperia Z5 Premium: Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994, 5.50", 0.2 kg
  External Review » Sony Xperia Z5 Premium

Xiaomi Mi Note Pro: Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994, 5.70", 0.2 kg
  External Review » Xiaomi Mi Note Pro

ZTE Axon 5.5 inch: Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994, 5.50", 0.2 kg
  External Review » ZTE Axon 5.5 inch

ZTE Axon Elite: Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994, 5.50", 0.2 kg
  External Review » ZTE Axon Elite

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Klaus Hinum (Update: 2016-01-26)