Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 (MSM8937)

Qualcomm Snapdragon 630

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The Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 (SDM630) is a mid-range octa-core SoC with eight ARM Cortex-A53 CPU cores at up to 2.2 GHz, an Adreno 508 GPU, a LPDDR4-2666 memory controller (1333 MHz) and a X12 LTE (Cat 12/13, 300 Mbps down, 150 Mbps up) modem. Furthermore, the chip supports 802.11ac WiFi and Bluetooth 5.0. It is manufactured in 14nm FinFet. The processor performance should similar to the older Snapdragon 626 which offers similar clock speeds. Compared to the 626, the 630 however supports faster memory and offers faster LTE, Wifi and Bluetooth standards.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 (MSM8937)

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The Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 (SD430) is a lower mainstream SoC for (Android based) smartphones and tablets. Contrary to the Snapdragon 630, it is still manufactured in a 28-nm process and also consists of an octa-core CPU part with ARM Cortex-A53 cores. However, they are only clocked at up to 1.4 GHz. The integrated X6 LTE modem supports Cat. 4 with maximum transfer rates of 150 Mbps (downstream) and 75 Mbps (upstream). The SoC also includes an Adreno 505 GPU with support for Vulkan and OpenGL ES 3.1. WiFi 802.11ac and Bluetooth 4.1 are supported as well. The memory controller supports LPDDR3 clocked at 800 MHz (so probably dual-channel DDRL-1600). 

Qualcomm Snapdragon 630Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 (MSM8937)
Qualcomm SnapdragonQualcomm Snapdragon
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» Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 (MSM8937)1400 MHz8 / 8
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Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 (MSM8917) compare1400 MHz4 / 4
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2200 MHz1400 MHz
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Adreno 508 GPU, 802.11ac Wave 2 Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, LTE Cat. 13 (uplink) Cat. 12 (downlink), Dual-Channel LPDDR4 1333 MHz Memory ControllerAdreno 505 GPU, 802.11ac WLAN, Bluetooth 4.1, LTE Cat. 4, Dual-Channel LPDDR3-1600 Memory Controller
iGPUQualcomm Adreno 508Qualcomm Adreno 505
Qualcomm Snapdragon SD 630Qualcomm Snapdragon 430

3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Unlimited Physics
min: 12437     avg: 12963     median: 13014 (15%)     max: 13217 Points
70%
430 +
min: 8253     avg: 9093     median: 9045 (10%)     max: 10364 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Sling Shot Extreme (ES 3.1) Unlimited Physics
min: 1664     avg: 1710     median: 1697 (21%)     max: 1778 Points
70%
430 +
min: 1064     avg: 1195     median: 1193.5 (15%)     max: 1338 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Sling Shot (ES 3.0) Unlimited Physics
min: 1657     avg: 1731     median: 1723 (30%)     max: 1819 Points
70%
430 +
min: 1072     avg: 1195     median: 1200.5 (21%)     max: 1333 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Stream
883 Points (7%)
100%
430 +
883 Points (7%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Memory
2179 Points (20%)
100%
430 +
2179 Points (20%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Floating Point
6766 Points (13%)
100%
430 +
6766 Points (13%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Integer
3897 Points (8%)
100%
430 +
3897 Points (8%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Total Score
4256 Points (11%)
100%
430 +
4256 Points (11%)
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 64 Bit Multi-Core
3810 (6%)
100%
430 +
3810 (6%)
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 64 Bit Single-Core
809 (16%)
100%
430 +
809 (16%)
Geekbench 4.0 - Geekbench 4 64 Bit Single-Core
832 (13%)
76%
430 +
min: 613     avg: 629     median: 628.5 (10%)     max: 644
Geekbench 4.0 - Geekbench 4 64 Bit Multi-Core
4007 (10%)
47%
430 +
min: 1706     avg: 1896     median: 1895.5 (5%)     max: 2085
Geekbench 4.4 - Geekbench 4.1+ 64 Bit Single-Core
min: 710     avg: 853     median: 865 (13%)     max: 885
76%
430 +
min: 619     avg: 657     median: 658.5 (10%)     max: 685
Geekbench 4.4 - Geekbench 4.1+ 64 Bit Multi-Core
min: 2246     avg: 4009     median: 4172 (7%)     max: 4234
61%
430 +
min: 2222     avg: 2553     median: 2552.5 (4%)     max: 2889
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Kraken 1.1 Total Score *
min: 8396     avg: 9702     median: 9796.9 (16%)     max: 10256.9 ms
93%
430 +
min: 10396     avg: 12677     median: 13194 (22%)     max: 14709 ms
Octane V2 - Octane V2 Total Score
min: 4398     avg: 4963     median: 5011 (8%)     max: 5202 Points
66%
430 +
min: 2604     avg: 3194     median: 3293.5 (6%)     max: 3438 Points
AnTuTu v6 - AnTuTu v6 Total Score
min: 44128     avg: 68642     median: 70988 (24%)     max: 73617 Points
63%
430 +
min: 42798     avg: 45027     median: 44963.5 (15%)     max: 47066 Points
AnTuTu v7 - AnTuTu v7 MEM
min: 4871     avg: 5925     median: 5940 (18%)     max: 6574 Points
81%
430 +
min: 3999     avg: 4992     median: 4792 (15%)     max: 6830 Points
AnTuTu v7 - AnTuTu v7 UX
min: 22684     avg: 24023     median: 23814 (29%)     max: 25223 Points
68%
430 +
min: 14313     avg: 16454     median: 16194 (20%)     max: 17949 Points
AnTuTu v7 - AnTuTu v7 GPU
min: 19664     avg: 19797     median: 19792 (6%)     max: 19927 Points
46%
430 +
min: 8556     avg: 9082     median: 9083 (3%)     max: 9583 Points
AnTuTu v7 - AnTuTu v7 CPU
min: 38598     avg: 39650     median: 39811 (24%)     max: 40000 Points
70%
430 +
min: 14989     avg: 26579     median: 27811 (17%)     max: 28218 Points
AnTuTu v7 - AnTuTu v7 Total Score
min: 87300     avg: 89396     median: 89349 (16%)     max: 90674 Points
65%
430 +
min: 44992     avg: 56835     median: 58282 (10%)     max: 59990 Points
PCMark for Android - PCM f. Android Work 2.0 Battery Life
0 min (0%)
100%
430 +
917 min (17%)
PCMark for Android - PCM f. Android Computer Vision
min: 2368     avg: 2429     median: 2451 (13%)     max: 2467 Points
73%
430 +
1783 Points (9%)
PCMark for Android - PCM f. Android Storage
min: 3524     avg: 4200     median: 3989 (14%)     max: 5087 Points
82%
430 +
3256 Points (11%)
PCMark for Android - PCM f. Android Work Score 2.0
min: 4636     avg: 4968     median: 4881 (32%)     max: 5987 Points
74%
430 +
min: 3408     avg: 3668     median: 3636 (24%)     max: 3892 Points
PCMark for Android - PCM f. Android Work Score
min: 4948     avg: 5632     median: 5712 (29%)     max: 6264 Points
82%
430 +
min: 3347     avg: 4577     median: 4689 (23%)     max: 5290 Points

Average Benchmarks Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 → 100% n=26

Average Benchmarks Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 (MSM8937) → 78% n=26

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Redaktion, 2017-09- 8 (Update: 2017-09-11)