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HiSilicon Kirin 990 5G vs HiSilicon Kirin 9000 benchmark which processor is better

HiSilicon Kirin 990 5G vs HiSilicon Kirin 9000

Comparisons   11-03-2021
   So, which chip or processor is better? Comprehensive compare data of benchmarks HiSilicon Kirin 990 5G vs HiSilicon Kirin 9000, speed examination of GPUs Mali-G78 MP24 and Mali-G76 MP18.

   This performance comparison involves two processors: Kirin 990 5G is octa-core (ARM Cortex-A76) and Kirin 9000 is octa-core (ARM Cortex-A77). Both processors went through battery life test and power consumption test. A thorough analysis of all the specifications of the CPUs, to make it easier to understand, is made by the table.

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

   After looking at the data of parallel benchmarks and videos, you already be able to figure out which SoCs is better to buy Kirin 990 5G or Kirin 9000 and which chip is better for gaming: Madout2, Need for Speed No Limits, CSR Racing 2, Asphalt 9.

 
HiSilicon Kirin 990 5G
HiSilicon Kirin 9000

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 990 5G88% Kirin 900099%

Battery life test
Power Consumption efficiency (how quickly the processor reduces the battery charge)
Kirin 990 5G77% Kirin 900093%

Gaming performance
Which CPU is better for gaming
Kirin 990 5G83% Kirin 900095%

Antutu 8

Antutu benchmark separately tests the performance of the CPU, GPU, and memory speed
Kirin 990 5G Kirin 9000
Total score456731698731
CPU145457222644
GPU153240234492
MEM85197130499
UX72537110815

GeekBench 5.2

This benchmark shows Multi-threaded and Single-threaded processor performance
Kirin 990 5G Kirin 9000
Single-Core9451023
Multi-Core31183714

Comparison of specifications
CPU and Memory
Kirin 990 5G Kirin 9000
Frequency2860 MHz313 MHz
Cores88
Bit6464
Lithography7 nm5 nm
Transistors count
Core configuration2x2.86 GHz ARM Cortex-A76
2x2.36 GHz ARM Cortex-A76
4x1.95 GHz ARM Cortex-A55
1x3
13 GHz ARM Cortex-A77
3x2.54 GHz ARM Cortex-A72
4x2.06 GHz ARM Cortex-A55
Power consumption (TDP)6 W6 W
Memory typeLPDDR4xLPDDR5, LPDDR4x
Max. Memory12 Gb16 Gb
Memory Frequency16001600
Memory bandwidth31.7844
Neural Processor (NPU)YesYes
L1 cache
L2 cache512 KB
L3 cache
Instruction set architecture (ISA)ARMv8-AARMv8.2-A
In this comparison block, you should pay attention to the differences in clock speed and the number of cores. Here Kirin 990 5G is 89% 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-G76 MP18Mali-G78 MP24
GPU Frequency950 MHz650 MHz
GFloPS581.141076
# of Cores1824
# 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 Mobile28.427.3
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG Mobile)57.583.9
Garena Free Fire - The Cobra59.650.6
Call of Duty: Mobile43.646.4
Grand Theft Auto V (GTA 5 Mobile)50.771.3
Minecraft: Pocket Edition77.2103.1
Real Racing 374.588.6
Sniper 3D131.165.8
Need for Speed No Limits83.460.7
Mortal Kombat X86.465.8
CSR Racing 265.660.7
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 resolution32 MP128 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
Modem21Balong 5G
Download speed1400 MBit/s.15000 MBit/s.
Upload speed900 MBit/s.14000 MBit/s.
NavigationGPS, Galileo, Glonass, BeidouGPS, Galileo, Glonass, Beidou
NFC supportYesYes
5G supportYesNo


Result:
The number of parameters for which HiSilicon Kirin 990 5G is better: 10
The number of parameters for which HiSilicon Kirin 9000 is better: 23
   Please note that you do not need to sightlessly trust the software comparison on the table. It is better to just watch the full benchmark video of parallel testing and listen to what those who really appreciated the capabilities of both chips think, as well as read the test results at the links below.
• Devices lists
• Benchmarks
• PUBG mobile
• Fortnite Mobile
• 3DMark
• GeekBench 5 mobile
• Antutu 8


CPU Versus Battle
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• Qualcomm Snapdragon 780G Vs HiSilicon Kirin 990 5G
• Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G Vs HiSilicon Kirin 990 5G
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 9000E
• Vs Samsung Exynos 1080
• Vs Apple A12X Bionic
• Vs Samsung Exynos 2100
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus
• Samsung Exynos 2000 Vs HiSilicon Kirin 990 5G

• Devices lists
• Benchmarks
• PUBG mobile
• Fortnite Mobile
• 3DMark
• Antutu 8
• GeekBench 5 mobile


CPU Versus Battle
• Apple M1 Vs HiSilicon Kirin 9000
• Snapdragon 875 Vs Kirin 9000
• Apple A12Z Bionic Vs HiSilicon Kirin 9000
• Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Vs HiSilicon Kirin 9000
• Qualcomm Snapdragon 780G Vs HiSilicon Kirin 9000
• Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G Vs HiSilicon Kirin 9000
• HiSilicon Kirin 9000E Vs HiSilicon Kirin 9000
• Vs Samsung Exynos 1080
• Vs Apple A12X Bionic
• Samsung Exynos 2100 Vs HiSilicon Kirin 9000
• Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus Vs HiSilicon Kirin 9000
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