Exynos 7904 vs Snapdragon 665

We compared two 8-core processors: Samsung Exynos 7904 (with Mali-G71 MP2 graphics) and Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 (Adreno 610). Here you will find the pros and cons of each chip, technical specs, and comprehensive tests in benchmarks, like AnTuTu and Geekbench.

Review

General comparison of performance, power consumption, and other indicators
CPU Performance
Single and multi-core processor tests
Gaming Performance
GPU performance in games and OpenCL/Vulcan
Battery life
Efficiency of battery consumption
NanoReview Score
Overall chip score

Key Differences

Main differences and advantages of each chip
Pros of Samsung Exynos 7904
  • Higher GPU frequency (~28%)
  • Better instruction set architecture
Pros of Qualcomm Snapdragon 665
  • Performs 4.2x better in floating-point computations
  • Developers optimize games for Snapdragon processors more often than for Exynos
  • Has a smaller size transistor (11 versus 14 nm)
  • Shows better (up to 30%) AnTuTu 9 score – 196K vs 150K
  • 11% higher CPU clock speed (2000 vs 1800 MHz)

Benchmarks

Performance tests in popular benchmarks

AnTuTu 9

The AnTuTu Benchmark measures CPU, GPU, RAM, and I/O performance in different scenarios
150808
196478
CPU 50057 66445
GPU 23292 34275
Memory 28923 38991
UX 47973 55823
Total score 150808 196478

GeekBench 5

The GeekBench test shows raw single-threaded and multithreaded CPU performance
Single-Core Score
Multi-Core Score
1366
Image compression 58.3 Mpixels/s 87.65 Mpixels/s
Face detection 8.23 images/s 12.2 images/s
Speech recognition 19.65 words/s 21.45 words/s
Machine learning 13.6 images/s 16.65 images/s
Camera shooting 6.64 images/s 10.9 images/s
HTML 5 1.18 Mnodes/s 1.8 Mnodes/s
SQLite 311.15 Krows/s 468 Krows/s

Gaming

Table of average FPS and graphics settings in mobile games
PUBG Mobile - 29 FPS
[Low]
Call of Duty: Mobile - 28 FPS
[Ultra]
Fortnite - 27 FPS
[Low]
Shadowgun Legends - 53 FPS
[Low]
World of Tanks Blitz - 57 FPS
[Medium]
Mobile Legends: Bang Bang - 30 FPS
[High]
Device - Xiaomi Redmi Note 8T
1080 x 2340
We provide average results. FPS may differ, depending on game version, OS and other factors.

Specifications

Full list of technical specifications of Exynos 7904 and Snapdragon 665

CPU

Architecture 2x 1.8 GHz – Cortex-A73
6x 1.6 GHz – Cortex-A53
4x 2 GHz – Kryo 260 Gold (Cortex-A73)
4x 1.8 GHz – Kryo 260 Silver (Cortex-A53)
Cores 8 8
Frequency 1800 MHz 2000 MHz
Instruction set ARMv8.2-A ARMv8-A
L2 cache - 1 MB
Process 14 nanometers 11 nanometers
Transistor count 2 billion -
TDP 5 W 5 W

Graphics

GPU name Mali-G71 MP2 Adreno 610
Architecture Bifrost Adreno 600
GPU frequency 770 MHz 600 MHz
Execution units 2 2
Shading units 32 96
FLOPS 65 Gigaflops 273 Gigaflops
Vulkan version 1.0 1.1
OpenCL version 2.0 2.0
DirectX version 12 12

Memory

Memory type LPDDR4X LPDDR4X
Memory frequency - 1866 MHz
Bus 2x 16 Bit 2x 16 Bit
Max bandwidth - 14.9 Gbit/s
Max size 6 GB 8 GB

Multimedia (ISP)

Neural processor (NPU) No Hexagon 686
Storage type eMMC 5.1 eMMC 5.1, UFS 2.1
Max display resolution 2400 x 1080 2520 x 1080
Max camera resolution 1x 32MP, 2x 16MP 1x 48MP, 2x 16MP
Video capture 4K at 30FPS 4K at 30FPS
Video playback 1080p at 60FPS 4K at 30FPS
Video codecs H.264, H.265, VP8, VP9 H.264, H.265, VP8, VP9
Audio codecs AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV

Connectivity

Modem - X12
4G support LTE Cat. 12 LTE Cat. 12
5G support No No
Download speed Up to 600 Mbps Up to 600 Mbps
Upload speed Up to 150 Mbps Up to 150 Mbps
Wi-Fi 5 5
Bluetooth 5.0 5.0
Navigation GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS, SBAS

Info

Announced February 2019 April 2019
Class Mid range Mid range
Model number S5E7904 SM6125
Official page Samsung Exynos 7904 official site Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 official site

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Comments

Please give your opinion on the comparison of Snapdragon 665 and Exynos 7904, or ask any questions
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Yahia Walid YT 10 April 2021 02:20
Exynos 7904 is trash
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