Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra Geekbench shows an overclocked Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 SoC for Europe



samsung galaxy S23 Ultra Geekbench shows an overclocked Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 SoC for Europe. It is common practice for Samsung to release flagship models of its Galaxy S line of smartphones with two different chipset options.

The model with the Qualcomm chipset is frequently marketed in more desirable areas such as the United States, while variants with the Samsung Exynos chipset are generally offered in less desirable European markets.

On the other hand, it would seem that samsung will introduce the newly released Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chipset to European markets this year. Also, a particular high-frequency version is exclusively available here, as revealed by the well-known image source. ice universe.

Image source: ice universe.


According to information published by Ice Universe, the soon-to-be-launched Galaxy S23 Ultra (with model number SM-S918B) reportedly scores a single-core score of 1504 and a multi-core score of 4580 in an alleged benchmark. . run from Geekbench 5. Naturally, this happens while using Android 13. The model that was tested had 8 GB of RAM installed.

The main distinction between this chip and other Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 processors is the higher clock speed of the Cortex-X3-based Kryo Prime core, which now runs at 3.36 GHz instead of the more typical 3.2 GHz. In the eight-core processor, the remaining seven cores run at specific frequencies.

Since Ice Universe shared this tweet, it looks like Samsung has given Geekbench another go with the S23 Ultra. This time, he made a slight improvement in his single-core performance scoring 1530 points and a significant jump in his multicore performance scoring 4779 points.


It’s not apparent how much of a difference these higher-frequency chips will make in actual use compared to the typical chip that’s part of the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 family.

samsung It may be taking this step to make amends for the recent performance throttling (GOS) scandal, for which the company was forced to issue a public apology after being caught. If so, this could be a way for the company to try to repair the damage to its reputation from the scandal. You can read more about our coverage of the Samsung GOS scandal here if you missed it.



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