Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 Specifications

Officially Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 Processor for PC 5nm Processor

Qualcomm announces Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 processor, coming to PCs in Q1 2022

After Qualcomm announced the new Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 processor for flagship phones, the company started focusing on other platforms. It has officially announced the Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 processor for PCs, which will take a quantum leap over the performance of the 8cx Gen 2 model that was introduced last year.

Features of the new Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 processor

The Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 processor is the first dedicated chip for Windows PCs built on the 5nm process technology. The processor will deliver up to 85% better CPU performance and up to 60% faster GPU performance compared to the previous version 8cx Gen 2.

In addition, Qualcomm boasts that its new processors deliver “60 percent higher performance compared to the competitive x86 platform.” Qualcomm also says that the processor supports a battery life that lasts for days.

As expected for Qualcomm’s flagship processor for laptops, the main feature of the processor is connectivity, with Qualcomm offering support for the Snapdragon X55, X62 or X65 5G modem (depending on what type of 5G connectivity the manufacturers want to offer). In addition, the Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 processor will support Wi-Fi 6 and 6E when you are not outside.

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