HiSilicon Kirin 659 vs. Samsung Exynos 7870

CPU comparison with benchmarks


HiSilicon Kirin 659 CPU1 vs CPU2 Samsung Exynos 7870
HiSilicon Kirin 659 Samsung Exynos 7870
HiSilicon Kirin Family Samsung Exynos
HiSilicon Kirin 650 CPU group Samsung Exynos 7570/7870/7880
4 Generation 1
Cortex-A53 / Cortex-A53 Architecture Cortex-A53
Mobile Segment Mobile
-- Predecessor --
-- Successor --

CPU Cores and Base FrequencyCPU Cores and Base Frequency

8 Cores 8
8 Threads 8
1.70 GHz Frequency 1.60 GHz
2.36 GHz Turbo (1 Core) 1.60 GHz
2.36 GHz Turbo (All Cores) 1.60 GHz
hybrid (big.LITTLE) Core architecture normal
No Hyperthreading No
No Overclocking ? No

Internal GraphicsInternal Graphics

ARM Mali-T830 MP2 GPU ARM Mali-T830 MP1
0.90 GHz GPU frequency 0.60 GHz
0.90 GHz GPU (Turbo) 0.60 GHz
Midgard 4 GPU Generation Midgard 4
28nm Technology 28nm
2 Max. displays 2
2 Execution units 1
32 Shader 16
Max. GPU Memory
11 DirectX Version 11

Hardware codec supportHardware codec support

Decode / Encode Codec h265 / HEVC (8 bit) Decode / Encode
Decode Codec h265 / HEVC (10 bit) Decode
Decode / Encode Codec h264 Decode / Encode
No Codec VP9 No
Decode / Encode Codec VP8 Decode / Encode
No Codec AV1 No
No Codec AVC No
No Codec VC-1 No
Decode / Encode Codec JPEG Decode / Encode

Memory & PCIeMemory & PCIe

LPDDR3-933 Memory LPDDR3-933
Max. Memory
2 Memory channels 0
No ECC No
L2 Cache 2.00 MB
L3 Cache
PCIe version
PCIe lanes

Thermal ManagementThermal Management

-- TDP (PL1) --
-- TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up --
-- TDP down --
-- Tjunction max. --

Technical detailsTechnical details

16 nm Technology 14 nm
ARMv8-A64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) ARMv8-A64 (64 bit)
ISA extensions
N/A Socket N/A
None Virtualization None
No AES-NI No
Q2/2016 Release date Q1/2016
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Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

HiSilicon Kirin 659 HiSilicon Kirin 659
8x 1.70 GHz (2.36 GHz)
188 (100%)
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Samsung Exynos 7870 Samsung Exynos 7870
8x 1.60 GHz (1.60 GHz)
115 (61%)
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Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

HiSilicon Kirin 659 HiSilicon Kirin 659
8x 1.70 GHz (2.36 GHz)
855 (100%)
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Samsung Exynos 7870 Samsung Exynos 7870
8x 1.60 GHz (1.60 GHz)
444 (52%)
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iGPU - FP32 Performance (Single-precision GFLOPS)

The theoretical computing performance of the internal graphics unit of the processor with simple accuracy (32 bit) in GFLOPS. GFLOPS indicates how many billion floating point operations the iGPU can perform per second.

HiSilicon Kirin 659 HiSilicon Kirin 659
ARM Mali-T830 MP2 @ 0.90 GHz
41 (100%)
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Samsung Exynos 7870 Samsung Exynos 7870
ARM Mali-T830 MP1 @ 0.60 GHz
20 (50%)
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Devices using this processorDevices using this processor

HiSilicon Kirin 659 Samsung Exynos 7870
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