Technology Windows 11’s Snapdragon 8cx Gen 4 CPU rises to Apple M2 level in multi-core

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Microsoft isn’t giving up on “Windows 11 on ARM”, and Qualcomm has been working on the next-generation Snapdragon processor dubbed “Snapdragon 8cx Gen 4”. A new Geekbench benchmark suggests Qualcomm’s latest Windows 11 on ARM CPU is finally catching up with Apple M2, and it’s on par with Apple Silicon in some multi-core tests.

In recent benchmark results, the Snapdragon 8cx Gen 4 posted a single-core score of 1197 and a multi-core score of 9337. In comparison, the Apple M2 in the 16-inch MacBook Pro (2023) recorded significantly higher scores with 2595 in single-core and 14197 in multi-core performance.


Nevertheless, when looking at other Apple M2 benchmarks, such as the 2022 MacBook Air models, the Snapdragon 8cx seems to be narrowing the gap in multi-core performance. Specifically, MacBook Air variants with Apple M2 clocked at 3478 MHz and 3480 MHz scored 9795 and 10082 in multi-core respectively.

My thoughts: They are competing with a Apple chip currently in market with a future product and still failed to be on equal terms. That single-core performance though, yikes. Promising future, dismal present.
 

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