Snapdragon 805 benchmarked: Krait’s last hurrah, and the arrival of a new GPU king

Snapdragon 805
Qualcomm has finally taken the wraps off the Snapdragon 805 SoC. The Snapdragon 805 is the mobile industry’s last great hurrah for the aging 32-bit ARMv7 architecture, and also Qualcomm’s Krait CPU swan song. Truth be told, though, the Snapdragon 805 isn’t really about the CPU at all — much more importantly, it’s the vehicle for the introduction of the new and incredibly powerful Adreno 420 GPU, and some new buses and other logic blocks that allow for 4K display and 4K video capture. Just how powerful is the Snapdragon 805? Read on for more details and benchmarks.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/182899-snapdragon-805-detailed-benchmarked-kraits-last-hurrah-and-the-arrival-of-a-new-gpu-king

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