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Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8930 vs Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8230

Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8930

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The Qualcomm MSM8930 (Snapdragon S4 Plus series) is an ARM based high-end smartphone SoC in 2012. It contains two Krait (ARMv7) CPU cores at up to 1.2 GHz, a Adreno 305 GPU, a single channel LPDDR2 memory controller and LTE radio elements.  The chip is produced in 28nm LP (low power process) at TSMC. Compared to the MSM8960, the 8930 is lower clocked, offers only a single channel memory controller, but has a faster GPU.

The Krait cores should offer a slightly better performance as the standard Cortex-A9 cores and are compatible to the NEON SIMD extensions.

Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8230

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The Qualcomm MSM8230 (Snapdragon S4 Plus series) is a ARM based high-end smartphone SoC in 2012. It contains two Krait (ARMv7) CPU cores at up to 1.2 GHz, a Adreno 305 GPU, a single channel LPDDR2 memory controller and radio elements.  The chip is produced in 28nm LP (low power process) at TSMC. Compared to the MSM8930, the 8230 lacks LTE.

The Krait cores offer a slightly better performance as the standard Cortex-A9 cores and are compatible to the NEON SIMD extensions.

ModelQualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8930Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8230
SeriesQualcomm SnapdragonQualcomm Snapdragon
CodenameARMv7ARMv7
Series: Snapdragon ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064A compare1.5 GHz4 / 4 cores ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8928 compare1.6 GHz4 / 4 cores ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 APQ8028 compare1.6 GHz4 / 4 cores ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro MSM8960T compare1.7 GHz2 / 2 cores ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 8930AB compare1.7 GHz2 / 2 cores ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus APQ8060A compare1.5 GHz2 / 2 cores ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8960 compare1.5 GHz2 / 2 cores ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8260A compare1.7 GHz2 / 2 cores ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8926 compare1.2 GHz4 / 4 cores ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8226 compare1.2 GHz4 / 4 cores ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 APQ8026 compare1.2 GHz4 / 4 cores ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8930 « 1.2 GHz2 / 2 cores ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM82301.2 GHz2 / 2 cores ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8227 compare1 GHz2 / 2 cores ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon S3 MSM8660 compare1.7 GHz2 / 2 cores ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon S3 MSM8260 compare1.5 GHz2 / 2 cores ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon S1 QSD8250 compare1 GHz1 / 1 cores ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064A compare1.5 GHz4 / 4 cores ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8928 compare1.6 GHz4 / 4 cores ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 APQ8028 compare1.6 GHz4 / 4 cores ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro MSM8960T compare1.7 GHz2 / 2 cores ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 8930AB compare1.7 GHz2 / 2 cores ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus APQ8060A compare1.5 GHz2 / 2 cores ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8960 compare1.5 GHz2 / 2 cores ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8260A compare1.7 GHz2 / 2 cores ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8926 compare1.2 GHz4 / 4 cores ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8226 compare1.2 GHz4 / 4 cores ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 APQ8026 compare1.2 GHz4 / 4 cores ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM89301.2 GHz2 / 2 cores ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8230 « 1.2 GHz2 / 2 cores ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8227 compare1 GHz2 / 2 cores ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon S3 MSM8660 compare1.7 GHz2 / 2 cores ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon S3 MSM8260 compare1.5 GHz2 / 2 cores ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon S1 QSD8250 compare1 GHz1 / 1 cores ARMv7
Clock1200 MHz1200 MHz
L1 Cache64 KB64 KB
L2 Cache1 MB1 MB
Cores / Threads2 / 22 / 2
Technology28 nm28 nm
FeaturesHSPA+, EDGE, GSM, GPRS, GPS, WiFi, Bluetooth, NFC, FMHSPA+, EDGE, GSM, GPRS, GPS, WiFi, Bluetooth, NFC, FM
iGPUQualcomm Adreno 305Qualcomm Adreno 305
ArchitectureARMARM
Announced

Benchmarks

3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Physics
min: 4629     avg: 4635     median: 4635 (3%)     max: 4641 Points
min: 4020     avg: 4586     median: 4586 (3%)     max: 5152 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Extreme Physics
4684 Points (4%)
4038 Points (3%)
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 32 Bit Multi-Core
788 Points (1%)
457 Points (1%)
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 32 Bit Single-Core
432 Points (8%)
454 Points (9%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Stream
min: 571     avg: 585     median: 584.5 (5%)     max: 598 Points
536 Points (4%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Memory
min: 1449     avg: 1473     median: 1472.5 (13%)     max: 1496 Points
1320 Points (12%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Floating Point
min: 1778     avg: 1814     median: 1814 (4%)     max: 1850 Points
1515 Points (3%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Integer
min: 798     avg: 826     median: 825.5 (2%)     max: 853 Points
670 Points (1%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Total Score
min: 1248     avg: 1277     median: 1276.5 (3%)     max: 1305 Points
1082 Points (3%)
Linpack Android / IOS - Linpack Multi Thread
min: 146.9     avg: 205.6     median: 211.6 (7%)     max: 258.3 MFLOPS
min: 183.5     avg: 194.6     median: 194.6 (7%)     max: 205.7 MFLOPS
Linpack Android / IOS - Linpack Single Thread
min: 25.25     avg: 106.5     median: 144.3 (14%)     max: 150 MFLOPS
min: 37.71     avg: 85.8     median: 85.8 (8%)     max: 133.9 MFLOPS
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Kraken 1.1 Total Score *
18650 ms (22%)
16231 ms (19%)
Sunspider - Sunspider 1.0 Total Score *
min: 1144     avg: 1189     median: 1189 (13%)     max: 1234 ms
min: 1154     avg: 1812     median: 1811.5 (20%)     max: 2469 ms
Sunspider - Sunspider 0.9.1 Total Score *
min: 1147     avg: 1282     median: 1224 (12%)     max: 1474 ms
min: 1055     avg: 1261     median: 1125 (11%)     max: 1604 ms
Quadrant Standard Edition 2.0 - Quadrant Standard 2.0 Total Score
min: 4557     avg: 4588     median: 4588 (11%)     max: 4619 points
min: 4202     avg: 4658     median: 4658 (11%)     max: 5114 points
AnTuTu v3 - AnTuTu v3 CPU
min: 3235     avg: 3312     median: 3311.5 (22%)     max: 3388 Points
2394 Points (16%)
AnTuTu v4 - AnTuTu v4 Total Score
13681 Points (32%)
14895 Points (35%)
AndEBench - AndEBench Java
199 Iter./s (6%)
236 Iter./s (7%)
AndEBench - AndEBench Native
4569 Iter./s (15%)
5123 Iter./s (17%)
PassMark PerformanceTest Mobile V1 - PerformanceTest Mobile V1 CPU Tests
3464 Points (0%)
min: 3723     avg: 4294     median: 4294 (1%)     max: 4865 Points

Average Benchmarks Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8930 → 100% n=20

Average Benchmarks Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8230 → 93% n=20

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