Samsung gives most of its premium telephones with two totally different chipsets in several markets, resulting in the inevitable comparisons 12 months after 12 months. Final 12 months’s Exynos 990 was a step behind the Snapdragon 865, particularly by way of battery life. This 12 months the distinction is much smaller if this newest batch of benchmarks is to be trusted.
Golden Reviewer ran the SPECint2006 benchmark on the most effective chipsets for the previous 12 months, giving us a number of attention-grabbing numbers to have a look at and examine. The benchmark determines a chipset’s cluster of cores’ energy draw and and efficiency score.
Regardless of its larger clock velocity the Exynos’ Cortex-X1 huge core scores 7% decrease than the Cortex-X1 core within the Snapdragon 888. This results in a efficiency per watt distinction of 12% in favor of the Qualcomm chip. Trying on the cluster of 3x Cortex-A78 center cores on each chipsets, the Exynos 2100 delivers 12% extra efficiency, however on the expense of 52% larger energy draw, making it 26% much less environment friendly per watt.
Nonetheless if we use the benchmark to match the Exynos 2100 to the Exynos 990 from final 12 months and we see huge enhancements for the newer chip. The 2100’s huge core delivers 22% extra efficiency and 34% larger effectivity.
Shifting on to a video comparability between a Galaxy S21 Extremely with the Exynos 2100 and the Snapdragon 888, which reveals the processors swapping blows in several benchmarks. The scores are shut, however the Exynos proves to be working ever so barely cooler than the Snapdragon.
However the 888 has a giant lead over the 2100 relating to frames per second within the graphics benchmarks. Samsung is trying to transfer away from the Mali GPUs it has been utilizing in favor of AMD ones.
In any case benchmarks present an intangible distinction between Exynos and Snapdragon-powered Galaxy S21 gadgets. In contrast to final 12 months, the place some markets acquired a greater performing chip, this 12 months it primarily would not matter which model you get.