Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 (MSM8917)

Qualcomm Snapdragon 450

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The Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 (SD450) is a lower mainstream SoC for (Android based) smartphones and tablets. It features eight ARM Cortex-A53 cores at up to 1.8 GHz and is already manufactured in the power efficient 14nm process. The integrated X9 LTE modem supports Cat. 7 with maximum transfer rates of 300 Mbps (downstream) and 150 Mbps (upstream). The SoC also includes an Adreno 506 GPU with support for Vulkan and OpenGL ES 3.1. WiFi 802.11ac (1x1, max 364 Mbps) and Bluetooth 4.1 are supported as well. The memory controller supports LPDDR3 (single channel) and the integrated video engine supports H.264 (encode and decode) and HEVC (only decode) in 1080p.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 (MSM8917)

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The Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 (8917) is an ARM-based entry level SoC for tablets and smartphones (mostly Android based). It was announced in February 2016 and integrates four 64-Bit Cortex-A53 CPU cores (quad-core) that clock with up to 1.4 GHz. Furthermore, there is a Adreno 308 graphics card, a LPDDR3 memory controller (max. 667 MHz) and wireless radios for WiFi and 4G/LTE included in the chip.

The Cortex-A53 is the successor of the entry level Cortex-A7 CPU cores. The A53 is now capable of 64 Bit (ARMv8-ISA) and adressing more than 4 GB RAM. According to ARM the performance per MHz is a lot better and even surpasses a Cortex-A9 core.

The integrated Adreno 308 ist the integrated graphics card that supports OpenGL ES 3.0.

The integrated wireless radios support WiFi 802.11ac Wave 2, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS/GLONASS/Baidou, 2G, 3G and 4G (LTE Cat.4) standards. Futhermore, the SoC is able to decode 1080p videos in H.265 (encode only in H.264) and cameras with up to 13 MP.

The power consumption of the chip is ranging in the lower range, and therefore it is also suited for smaller smartphones. It is manufactured in 28 nm LP at TSMC.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 450Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 (MSM8917)
Qualcomm SnapdragonQualcomm Snapdragon
Cortex-A53Cortex-A53
Series: Snapdragon Cortex-A53
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» Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 (MSM8917)1.4 GHz4 / 4 Cortex-A53
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1800 MHz1400 MHz
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Adreno 506 GPU, X9 LTE Modem (300 / 150 Mbps)WLAN 802.11ac, Bluetooth 4.1, GSM/EDGE, WCDMA, UMTS/HSPA, LTE Cat. 7 (max. 300 Mbps), GPS (Qualcomm IZat Gen8C Lite), LPDDR3-1866 Memory Controller, eMMC 5.1
iGPUQualcomm Adreno 506Qualcomm Adreno 308
ArchitectureARMARM
Qualcomm Snapdragon SD 450Qualcomm Snapdragon 425

Benchmarks

Performance Rating - Geekbench 5.1, PCM Work, Sling Shot Physics, Antutu v8 CPU - SD 450
17.5 pt (28%)
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Extreme Physics
100%
1 SD 450 +
11735 Points (12%)
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Unlimited Physics
min: 13596     avg: 14216     median: 14036.5 (15%)     max: 15273 Points
74%
425 +
min: 3958     avg: 9933     median: 10421.5 (11%)     max: 11927 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Sling Shot Extreme (ES 3.1) Unlimited Physics
min: 1529     avg: 1771     median: 1786 (22%)     max: 1826 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Sling Shot (ES 3.0) Unlimited Physics
min: 1580     avg: 1760     median: 1782 (31%)     max: 1816 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Stream
100%
1 SD 450 +
min: 737     avg: 747     median: 746.5 (6%)     max: 756 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Memory
100%
1 SD 450 +
min: 1708     avg: 2113     median: 2112.5 (19%)     max: 2517 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Floating Point
100%
1 SD 450 +
min: 5993     avg: 6011     median: 6010.5 (12%)     max: 6028 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Integer
100%
1 SD 450 +
min: 3340     avg: 3381     median: 3381 (7%)     max: 3422 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Total Score
100%
1 SD 450 +
min: 3683     avg: 3784     median: 3783.5 (10%)     max: 3884 Points
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 64 Bit Multi-Core
100%
1 SD 450 +
min: 3963     avg: 3981     median: 3980.5 (6%)     max: 3998
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 64 Bit Single-Core
100%
1 SD 450 +
707 (14%)
Geekbench 4.0 - Geekbench 4.0 64 Bit Single-Core
100%
1 SD 450 +
min: 709     avg: 733     median: 732.5 (11%)     max: 756
Geekbench 4.0 - Geekbench 4.0 64 Bit Multi-Core
100%
1 SD 450 +
min: 3625     avg: 3691     median: 3690.5 (9%)     max: 3756
Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 - Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 64 Bit Single-Core
min: 741     avg: 761     median: 758 (10%)     max: 787
Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 - Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 64 Bit Multi-Core
min: 3272     avg: 3862     median: 3907 (6%)     max: 4022
Geekbench 5.3 - Geekbench 5.1 - 5.3 64 Bit Single-Core
100%
1 SD 450 +
min: 131     avg: 145     median: 145 (8%)     max: 159
Geekbench 5.3 - Geekbench 5.1 - 5.3 64 Bit Multi-Core
100%
1 SD 450 +
min: 498     avg: 700     median: 700 (4%)     max: 902
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Kraken 1.1 Total Score *
min: 11012.1     avg: 11490     median: 11455.8 (19%)     max: 11862.7 ms
96%
425 +
min: 10742     avg: 13125     median: 13191 (22%)     max: 16192.4 ms
Octane V2 - Octane V2 Total Score
min: 3470     avg: 3982     median: 4001 (6%)     max: 4115 Points
76%
425 +
min: 2411     avg: 2952     median: 3052 (5%)     max: 3374 Points
AnTuTu v6 - AnTuTu v6 Total Score
min: 54731     avg: 57703     median: 57827.5 (20%)     max: 60077 Points
64%
425 +
min: 29054     avg: 36278     median: 36883 (13%)     max: 39106 Points
AnTuTu v7 - AnTuTu v7 MEM
min: 4090     avg: 5355     median: 5158 (16%)     max: 7614 Points
87%
425 +
min: 4077     avg: 4924     median: 4503 (14%)     max: 7325 Points
AnTuTu v7 - AnTuTu v7 UX
min: 17204     avg: 19521     median: 19734 (24%)     max: 20891 Points
71%
425 +
min: 11600     avg: 14212     median: 14071.5 (17%)     max: 16206 Points
AnTuTu v7 - AnTuTu v7 GPU
min: 11937     avg: 12110     median: 12147 (4%)     max: 12208 Points
14%
425 +
min: 1132     avg: 1684     median: 1713 (1%)     max: 2126 Points
AnTuTu v7 - AnTuTu v7 CPU
min: 33473     avg: 34106     median: 33975 (21%)     max: 35092 Points
68%
425 +
min: 15748     avg: 22159     median: 23055.5 (14%)     max: 23413 Points
AnTuTu v7 - AnTuTu v7 Total Score
min: 56497     avg: 69869     median: 71167 (13%)     max: 73468 Points
61%
425 +
min: 32557     avg: 42979     median: 43584 (8%)     max: 46710 Points
AnTuTu v8 - AnTuTu v8 UX
100%
1 SD 450 +
min: 26309     avg: 27208     median: 27208 (25%)     max: 28107 Points
AnTuTu v8 - AnTuTu v8 MEM
100%
1 SD 450 +
min: 13168     avg: 14420     median: 14419.5 (12%)     max: 15671 Points
AnTuTu v8 - AnTuTu v8 GPU
100%
1 SD 450 +
min: 9371     avg: 9390     median: 9389.5 (2%)     max: 9408 Points
AnTuTu v8 - AnTuTu v8 CPU
100%
1 SD 450 +
min: 28376     avg: 33587     median: 33586.5 (17%)     max: 38797 Points
AnTuTu v8 - AnTuTu v8 Total Score
100%
1 SD 450 +
min: 89022     avg: 89604     median: 89603.5 (12%)     max: 90185 Points
AndEBench - AndEBench Java
0 Iter./s (0%)
AndEBench - AndEBench Native
0 Iter./s (0%)
PassMark PerformanceTest Mobile V1 - PerformanceTest Mobile CPU Tests
100%
1 SD 450 +
101906 Points (13%)
PCMark for Android - PCM f. Android Work 2.0 Battery Life
652 min (12%)
806%
425 +
5253 min (100%)
PCMark for Android - PCM f. Android Computer Vision
min: 2140     avg: 2239     median: 2157 (11%)     max: 2583 Points
93%
425 +
1999 Points (11%)
PCMark for Android - PCM f. Android Storage
min: 3145     avg: 5094     median: 4391 (14%)     max: 7635 Points
64%
425 +
2799 Points (9%)
PCMark for Android - PCM f. Android Work Score 2.0
min: 4171     avg: 4493     median: 4499 (29%)     max: 4759 Points
73%
425 +
min: 2829     avg: 3299     median: 3294 (22%)     max: 3831 Points
PCMark for Android - PCM f. Android Work Score
min: 4836     avg: 5324     median: 5321 (27%)     max: 6062 Points
84%
425 +
min: 3681     avg: 4389     median: 4491 (22%)     max: 5253 Points

Average Benchmarks Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 → 100% n=18

Average Benchmarks Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 (MSM8917) → 106% n=18

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