Raspberry Pi 4 B (Broadcom BCM2711)
Raspberry Pi 3 B+ (Broadcom BCM2837B0)
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Raspberry Pi 4 B (Broadcom BCM2711) vs Raspberry Pi 3 B+ (Broadcom BCM2837B0). Specifications, performance, tests

Overall score
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Released
06/2019
Raspberry Pi 4 B (Broadcom BCM2711)
Raspberry Pi 4 B (Broadcom BCM2711)
Released
02/2016
Overall score
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Raspberry Pi 3 B+ (Broadcom BCM2837B0)
Raspberry Pi 3 B+ (Broadcom BCM2837B0)

Differences

  • Higher clock speed
    1.50 GHz left arrow 1.40 GHz
    Around 7% better clock speed

Positions in all rankings
    • Performance per watt
      7 W left arrow 7.5 W
      About 0.93 times less performance per watt

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      Specifications

      Complete list of technical specifications
      Raspberry Pi 4 B (Broadcom BCM2711) Raspberry Pi 4 B (Broadcom BCM2711)
      Raspberry Pi 3 B+ (Broadcom BCM2837B0) Raspberry Pi 3 B+ (Broadcom BCM2837B0)
      CPU generation and family
      • Segment
        Desktop / Server left arrow Desktop / Server
      • Family
        Broadcom BCM left arrow Broadcom BCM
      • Generation
        4 left arrow 3
      • CPU group
        Broadcom BCM2711 left arrow Broadcom BCM2837B0
      CPU Cores and Base Frequency
      • Frequency
        1.50 GHz left arrow 1.40 GHz
      • CPU Cores
        4 left arrow 4
      • Turbo (1 Core)
        No turbo left arrow No turbo
      • CPU Threads
        4 left arrow 4
      • Turbo (4 Cores)
        No turbo left arrow No turbo
      • Hyperthreading
        No left arrow No
      • Overclocking
        Yes left arrow Yes
      • Core architecture
        normal left arrow normal
      • A core
        4x Cortex-A72 left arrow 4x Cortex-A53
      Internal Graphics
      • GPU name
        Broadcom VideoCore VI left arrow Broadcom VideoCore 5
      • GPU frequency
        0.50 GHz left arrow 0.40 GHz
      • GPU (Turbo)
        No turbo left arrow No turbo
      • Execution units
        4 left arrow 2
      • Shader
        64 left arrow 24
      • Max. GPU Memory
        2 GB left arrow 1 GB
      • Max. displays
        2 left arrow 2
      • Generation
        6 left arrow 5
      • Technology
        28 nm left arrow 40 nm
      • Release date
        06/2019 left arrow 02/2016
      Hardware codec support
      • h265 / HEVC (8 bit)
        Decode left arrow No
      • h265 / HEVC (10 bit)
        Decode left arrow No
      • h264
        Decode / Encode left arrow Decode / Encode
      • VP9
        Decode left arrow No
      • VP8
        Decode left arrow Decode
      • AV1
        No left arrow No
      • AVC
        Decode left arrow Decode
      • VC-1
        Decode left arrow Decode
      • JPEG
        Decode / Encode left arrow Decode / Encode
      Memory & PCIe
      • Memory type
        left arrow LPDDR2
      • Max. Memory
        8192 GB left arrow 1024 GB
      • ECC
        No left arrow No
      • Memory channels
        1 left arrow 1
      Encryption
      • AES-NI
        No left arrow No
      Thermal Management
      • TDP (PL1)
        7.5 W left arrow 7 W
      • TDP down
        3 W left arrow 4 W
      Technical details
      • Instruction set (ISA)
        x86-64 (64 bit) left arrow x86-64 (64 bit)
      • Virtualization
        None left arrow None
      • L2-Cache
        1.00 MB left arrow 0.50 MB
      • Architecture
        Cortex-A72 left arrow Cortex-A15
      • Technology
        28 nm left arrow 40 nm
      • Socket
        N/A left arrow N/A
      • Release date
        06/2019 left arrow 02/2016
      Devices using this processor
      • Used in
        Unknown left arrow Unknown

      Performance tests

      Real tests CPUs
      iGPU - FP32 Performance (Single-precision GFLOPS)
      The performance of the iGPU - the internal GPU in games

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