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HiSilicon Kirin 9000 vs HiSilicon Kirin 985 benchmark which processor is better

HiSilicon Kirin 9000 vs HiSilicon Kirin 985

Comparisons   11-03-2021
   Well, which processor or chip is better? Detailed data of benchmarks and speed tests HiSilicon Kirin 9000 vs HiSilicon Kirin 985, compare of GPUs Mali-G77 MP8 and Mali-G78 MP24.

   This performance comparison includes two processors: Kirin 9000 is octa-core (ARM Cortex-A77) and Kirin 985 is octa-core (ARM Cortex-A76). Both processors went through battery life test and power consumption test. A step-by-step analysis of all the specifications, to make it easier to understand, is summarized in the table.

   From the comparison video, you can get the results of parallel benchmarking in software tests such as Quadrant, Octane V2, GFXBench, AnTuTu 8, PassMark, Mozilla Kraken, WebXPRT 3, Geekbench, 3DMark, Neocore, Vellamo, PCMark, and how good the processors are in games PUBG, Minecraft Bedrock, Mortal Kombat, Sniper 3D, Call of Duty: Mobile, Fortnite, Real Racing 3, Garena Free Fire - The Cobra etc.

   After looking at the data these benchmarks and videos, you can already make an briefed decision about which SoCs is better to buy Kirin 9000 or Kirin 985 and which chip is better for gaming: Need for Speed No Limits, Madout2, CSR Racing 2, Asphalt 9.

 
HiSilicon Kirin 9000
HiSilicon Kirin 985

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 98582%

Battery life test
Power Consumption efficiency (how quickly the processor reduces the battery charge)
Kirin 900093% Kirin 98577%

Gaming performance
Which CPU is better for gaming
Kirin 900095% Kirin 98577%

Antutu 8

Antutu benchmark separately tests the performance of the CPU, GPU, and memory speed
Kirin 9000 Kirin 985
Total score698731423580
CPU222644134631
GPU234492142013
MEM13049979179
UX11081567029

GeekBench 5.2

This benchmark shows Multi-threaded and Single-threaded processor performance
Kirin 9000 Kirin 985
Single-Core1023880
Multi-Core37142995

Comparison of specifications
CPU and Memory
Kirin 9000 Kirin 985
Frequency313 MHz2580 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
1x2.58 GHz ARM Cortex-A76
3x2.4 GHz ARM Cortex-A76
4x1.84 GHz ARM Cortex-A55
Power consumption (TDP)6 W6 W
Memory typeLPDDR5, LPDDR4xLPDDR4x
Max. Memory16 Gb12 Gb
Memory Frequency16001600
Memory bandwidth4434.1
Neural Processor (NPU)YesYes
L1 cache
L2 cache
L3 cache
Instruction set architecture (ISA)ARMv8.2-AARMv8.2-A
In this comparison block, you should pay attention to the differences in clock speed and the number of cores. Here Kirin 985 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-G77 MP8
GPU Frequency650 MHz800 MHz
GFloPS1076628
# of Cores248
# 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 Mobile27.327.6
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG Mobile)83.954.1
Garena Free Fire - The Cobra50.656.2
Call of Duty: Mobile46.441.2
Grand Theft Auto V (GTA 5 Mobile)71.345.6
Minecraft: Pocket Edition103.175.1
Real Racing 388.698.4
Sniper 3D65.8106.8
Need for Speed No Limits60.789.9
Mortal Kombat X65.873.1
CSR Racing 260.773.1
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.1277 MBit/s.
Upload speed14000 MBit/s.175 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: 23
The number of parameters for which HiSilicon Kirin 985 is better: 9
   You need to know that you should not sightlessly trust the automatic comparison on the table. It is better to just watch the full benchmark video of joint testing and hear what those who really appreciated the capabilities of both SoCs think, and also read the test results on the links under the article.
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