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Front view of Qualcomm Snapdragon 800

Reasons to consider the
Qualcomm Snapdragon 800

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Has a built-in GPU Yes vs No Somewhat common; A separate graphics adapter is not required
Newer manufacturing process 28 nm vs 32 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
More l2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core vs 0.33 MB/core More than 50% more l2 cache per core
Front view of Intel Core i7 990X

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Intel Core i7 990X

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Significantly higher clock speed 3.46 GHz vs 2.3 GHz More than 50% higher clock speed
More advanced architecture x86-64 vs ARM A 64-bit architecture allows more RAM to be installed and accessed by the processor
Much better overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.58 GHz vs 2.46 GHz More than 85% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
More threads 12 vs 4 Three times as many threads
More cores 6 vs 4 2 more cores; run more applications at once
Much better overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.47 GHz vs 2.27 GHz More than 95% better overclocked clock speed (Water)

Benchmarks Real world tests of Snapdragon 800 vs Core i7 990X

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Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Snapdragon 800  vs
Core i7 990X 
Clock speed 2.3 GHz 3.46 GHz
Cores Quad core Hexa core

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 2.46 GHz 4.58 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.27 GHz 4.47 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.46 GHz 4.58 GHz

power consumption

Typical power consumption N/A 105.63W

details

Snapdragon 800  vs
Core i7 990X 
Architecture ARM x86-64
Threads 4 12
L2 cache 2 MB 2 MB
L2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core 0.33 MB/core
Manufacture process 28 nm 32 nm

integrated graphics

GPU GPU None
Label Adreno 330 N/A

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Channels Dual Channel Triple Channel
Qualcomm Snapdragon 800
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Wtf with this benchmark !
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