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Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 vs Dual Intel Xeon E5-2690

Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 on Amazon USA
Dual Intel Xeon E5-2690 on Amazon USA

Comparison of the technical characteristics between the processors, with the Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 on one side and the Dual Intel Xeon E5-2690 on the other side. The first is dedicated to the smartphone sector, It has 8 cores, 8 threads, a maximum frequency of 2.5GHz. The second is used on the server segment, it has a total of 8 cores, 16 threads, its turbo frequency is set to 3.8 GHz. The following table also compares the lithography, the number of transistors (if indicated), the amount of cache memory, the maximum RAM memory capacity, the type of memory accepted, the date of first broadcast, the maximum number of PCIe lines, the values ​​obtained in Geekbench 4 and Cinebench R15.


Processor Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 Dual Intel Xeon E5-2690
Market Smartphone Server
Family Snapdragon Sandy Bridge EP
Part number(s), S-Spec APQ8098, MSM8998 BX80621E52690,
Release date Q2 2017 Q1 2012
Lithography 10 nm FinFET LPE 32 nm
Transistors 3,000,000,000 4,526,000,000
Cores 8 16
Threads 8 32
Base frequency 1.9 GHz 2.9 GHz
Turbo frequency 2.5 GHz 3.8 GHz
Energy cores 4x ARM Cortex-A53 @ 1.9 GHz -
High performance cores 4x ARM Cortex-A73 @ 2.45 GHz -
Cache memory 2 MB 40 MB
Max memory capacity 6 GB 768 GB
Memory types LPDDR4X-1866 DDR3 800/1066/1333/1600
Max # of memory channels 2 8
Max memory bandwidth 29.8 GB/s 102.4 GB/s
TDP 9 W 270 W
GPU integrated graphics Qualcomm Adreno 540 None
GPU execution units 2 -
GPU shading units 256 -
GPU base clock rate 670 MHz -
GPU max clock rate 710 MHz -
GPU FP32 floating point 737 GFLOPS -
(Android 64-bit | Linux 64-bit)
Geekbench 4 single core
1,855 3,446
(Android 64-bit | Linux 64-bit)
Geekbench 4 multi-core
6,324 37,322
GFLOPS performance
(Multi-core / watt performance)
Performance / watt ratio
703 pts / W 138 pts / W

We can better compare what are the technical differences between the two processors. We see that the two processors have an equivalent number of cores, the turbo frequency of Dual Intel Xeon E5-2690 is bigger, that the PDT of Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 is lower. The Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 was designed earlier.

Performances :

Performance comparison between the two processors, for this we consider the results generated on benchmark software such as Geekbench 4.

On Windows 64-bit:

Geekbench 4 - Multi-core & single core score - Windows 64-bit
Dual Intel Xeon E5-2690#ad 2,842
Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835#ad 1,773

In single core, the difference is 60%. In multi-core, the difference in terms of gap is 401%.

Geekbench 4 is a complete benchmark platform with several types of tests, including data compression, images, AES encryption, SQL encoding, HTML, PDF file rendering, matrix computation, Fast Fourier Transform, 3D object simulation, photo editing, memory testing. This allows us to better visualize the respective power of these devices. For each result, we took an average of 250 values on the famous benchmark software.


Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 Intel equivalentQualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 AMD equivalentDual Intel Xeon E5-2690 AMD equivalent

See also:

Dual Intel Xeon E5-2690 v2Dual Intel Xeon E5-2690 v3Dual Intel Xeon E5-2699 v3Dual Intel Xeon E5-2699 v4Intel Xeon E5-2690Intel Xeon E5-2690 v2Intel Xeon E5-2690 v3Intel Xeon E5-2699 v3Intel Xeon E5-2699 v4

Smartphones with the processor Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835:

Essential PH-1Google Pixel 2Google Pixel 2 XLLG V30Motorola Moto Z2 ForceNokia 8Nokia 8 SiroccoOnePlus 5OnePlus 5TRazer PhoneSamsung Galaxy Note8 SD835Samsung Galaxy S8 SD835Samsung Galaxy S8+ SD835Sony Xperia XZ PremiumSony Xperia XZ1Sony Xperia XZ1 CompactXiaomi Mi 6Xiaomi Mi Mix 2ZTE nubia Red Magic © 2020 - Privacy policy - Advertising policy


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