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HiSilicon Kirin 9000 vs HiSilicon Kirin 980 benchmark which processor is better

HiSilicon Kirin 9000 vs HiSilicon Kirin 980

Comparisons   11-03-2021
   Well, which processor or chip is better? Full compare data of benchmarks HiSilicon Kirin 9000 vs HiSilicon Kirin 980, speed testing of GPUs Mali-G78 MP24 and Mali-G76 MP18.

   This performance comparison involves two processors: Kirin 9000 is octa-core (ARM Cortex-A77) and Kirin 980 is octa-core (ARM Cortex-A76). Both processors went through battery life test and power consumption test. A careful analysis of all the technical characteristics, to make it easier to read, is made by the table.

   From the comparison video, you can get the results of parallel benchmarking in software tests such as GFXBench, Quadrant, AnTuTu, Vellamo, WebXPRT 3, PCMark, 3DMark, Geekbench, PassMark, Mozilla Kraken, Octane V2, Neocore, even the gaming performance of processors in Mortal Kombat, Minecraft Bedrock, Fortnite, Garena Free Fire - The Cobra, PUBG, Real Racing 3, Sniper 3D, Call of Duty: Mobile etc.

   After looking at the data of all benchmarks and videos, you already be able to figure out which CPU is better to buy Kirin 9000 or Kirin 980 and which chip is better for gaming: Asphalt 9, Need for Speed No Limits, Madout2, CSR Racing 2.

 
HiSilicon Kirin 9000
HiSilicon Kirin 980

Summary benchmark results

As a percentage of the maximum value based on a sample from the entire base of all processors

CPU Benchmark
Based on Antutu and Geekbench score
Kirin 900099% Kirin 98071%

Battery life test
Power Consumption efficiency (how quickly the processor reduces the battery charge)
Kirin 900093% Kirin 98073%

Gaming performance
Which CPU is better for gaming
Kirin 900095% Kirin 98066%

Antutu 8

Antutu benchmark separately tests the performance of the CPU, GPU, and memory speed
Kirin 9000 Kirin 980
Total score698731354810
CPU222644113124
GPU234492119013
MEM13049966120
UX11081556088

GeekBench 5.2

This benchmark shows Multi-threaded and Single-threaded processor performance
Kirin 9000 Kirin 980
Single-Core1023765
Multi-Core37142602

Comparison of specifications
CPU and Memory
Kirin 9000 Kirin 980
Frequency313 MHz2600 MHz
Cores88
Bit6464
Lithography5 nm7 nm
Transistors count
Core configuration1x3
13 GHz ARM Cortex-A77
3x2.54 GHz ARM Cortex-A72
4x2.06 GHz ARM Cortex-A55
2x2.6 GHz ARM Cortex-A76
2x2.0 GHz ARM Cortex-A76
4x1.8 GHz ARM Cortex-A55
Power consumption (TDP)6 W6 W
Memory typeLPDDR5, LPDDR4xLPDDR4x
Max. Memory16 Gb8 Gb
Memory Frequency16001600
Memory bandwidth4431.78
Neural Processor (NPU)YesYes
L1 cache512 KB
L2 cache512 KB
L3 cache4 MB
Instruction set architecture (ISA)ARMv8.2-AARMv8-A
In this comparison block, you should pay attention to the differences in clock speed and the number of cores. Here Kirin 980 is 87% better than Kirin 9000 in terms of CPU frequency. Also keep in mind that high CPU frequency affects battery life through power consumption.

GPU and Media
GPUMali-G78 MP24Mali-G76 MP18
GPU Frequency650 MHz950 MHz
GFloPS1076581.14
# of Cores2418
# of Shader Units
Display2560 x 1600 pixels2560 x 1600 pixels
The frequency of the GPU does not always directly indicate its performance. To fully evaluate all the capabilities of a graphics chip, you should take into account the number of Shader Units and Cores, as well as how many GFlops it has.

Gaming benchmark
Fortnite Mobile27.327.3
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG Mobile)83.954.2
Garena Free Fire - The Cobra50.658.2
Call of Duty: Mobile46.440.1
Grand Theft Auto V (GTA 5 Mobile)71.346.2
Minecraft: Pocket Edition103.174.3
Real Racing 388.687.3
Sniper 3D65.893.1
Need for Speed No Limits60.793.1
Mortal Kombat X65.866.9
CSR Racing 260.769.8
The numbers in this table indicate the maximum FPS that was received on the device with the corresponding processor. Depending on the configuration of the gadget and graphics quality settings (Ultra, Medium, Normal), the results may differ quite significantly. We recommend that you better study the results of the Antutu 8 and GeekBench 5.2 becnmarks.

Cameras
Camera resolution128 MP32 MP
Dual Camera resolution64 MP
Image Signal Processor (ISP)
Video Encoding FPS6060
Video Encoding resolution4K, 2K, FullHD4K, 2K, FullHD
Codec supportH.264, H.265/HEVCH.264, H.265/HEVC


Networks and Navigation
ModemBalong 5G21
Download speed15000 MBit/s.1400 MBit/s.
Upload speed14000 MBit/s.900 MBit/s.
NavigationGPS, Galileo, Glonass, BeidouGPS, Galileo, Glonass, Beidou
NFC supportYesNo
5G supportYesNo


Result:
The number of parameters for which HiSilicon Kirin 9000 is better: 25
The number of parameters for which HiSilicon Kirin 980 is better: 10
   You need to know that you should not sightlessly trust the software comparison on the table. It is better to just watch the full benchmark video of parallel comparison and hear what those who really appreciated the capabilities of both chipsets think, and also read the test results on the links under the article.
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