HiSilicon Kirin 970 - Benchmark, Test and specs

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The HiSilicon Kirin 970 has 8 cores with 8 threads and is based on the 6. gen of the HiSilicon Kirin series. The processor was released in Q3/2017.
HiSilicon Kirin 970
CPU lineageCPU lineage
Name: HiSilicon Kirin 970
Family: HiSilicon Kirin
CPU group: HiSilicon Kirin 970
Segment: Mobile
Generation: 6
Predecessor: --
Successor: --
CPU Cores and Base FrequencyCPU Cores and Base Frequency
CPU Cores / Threads: 8 / 8
Core architecture: hybrid (big.LITTLE)
A-Core: 4x Cortex-A73
B-Core: 4x Cortex-A53
Hyperthreading / SMT: No
Overclocking: No
A-Core Frequency: 2.40 GHz
B-Core Frequency: 1.84 GHz
Internal GraphicsInternal Graphics
GPU name: ARM Mali-G72 MP12
GPU frequency: 0.75 GHz
GPU (Turbo): No turbo
Execution units: 12
Shader: 192
Max. GPU Memory: 2 GB
Max. displays: 1
Generation: Bifrost 2
Direct X: 12
Technology: 16 nm
Release date: Q3/2017
Hardware codec supportHardware codec support
h265 / HEVC (8 bit): Decode / Encode
h265 / HEVC (10 bit): Decode / Encode
h264: Decode / Encode
VP8: Decode / Encode
VP9: Decode / Encode
AV1: No
AVC: Decode / Encode
VC-1: Decode / Encode
JPEG: Decode / Encode
Memory & PCIeMemory & PCIe
Memory type: LPDDR4X-2133
Max. Memory: 8 GB
Memory channels: 4
Bandwidth: --
ECC: No
PCIe:
AES-NI: No
Thermal ManagementThermal Management
TDP (PL1): 9 W
TDP (PL2): --
TDP up: --
TDP down: --
Tjunction max.: --
Technical detailsTechnical details
Instruction set (ISA): ARMv8-A64 (64 bit)
ISA extensions:
L2-Cache: --
L3-Cache: 2.00 MB
Architecture: Cortex-A73 / Cortex-A53
Documents: --
Technology: 10 nm
Virtualization: None
Socket: N/A
Release date: Q3/2017
Part Number: --

Benchmark results

Verified Benchmark results
The benchmark results for the HiSilicon Kirin 970 have been carefully checked by us. We only publish benchmark results that have been created by us or that have been submitted by a visitor and then checked by a team member. All results are based on and fullfill our benchmark guidelines.

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.

Intel Pentium 3556U Intel Pentium 3556U
2C 2T @ 1.70 GHz
353
Intel Core 2 Quad Q9300 Intel Core 2 Quad Q9300
4C 4T @ 2.50 GHz
352
Intel Core i3-3227U Intel Core i3-3227U
2C 4T @ 1.90 GHz
350
HiSilicon Kirin 970 HiSilicon Kirin 970
8C 8T @ 2.40 GHz
349
AMD A4-3400 AMD A4-3400
2C 2T @ 2.70 GHz
349
Intel Core2 Duo E4700 Intel Core2 Duo E4700
2C 2T @ 2.60 GHz
348
AMD Phenom II X4 805 AMD Phenom II X4 805
4C 4T @ 2.50 GHz
348
Show all Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core) results



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.

AMD A8-6600K AMD A8-6600K
4C 4T @ 3.90 GHz
1461
Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 Qualcomm Snapdragon 835
8C 8T @ 2.45 GHz
1461
Intel Core i5-3320M Intel Core i5-3320M
2C 4T @ 2.60 GHz
1460
HiSilicon Kirin 970 HiSilicon Kirin 970
8C 8T @ 2.40 GHz
1455
Intel Atom C2750 Intel Atom C2750
8C 8T @ 2.40 GHz
1449
Qualcomm Snapdragon 712 Qualcomm Snapdragon 712
8C 8T @ 2.30 GHz
1447
Intel Core i5-5350U Intel Core i5-5350U
2C 4T @ 1.80 GHz
1447
Show all Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core) results



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.

Intel Celeron G6900 Intel Celeron G6900
Intel UHD Graphics 710 @ 1.30 GHz
332
Intel Celeron G6900E Intel Celeron G6900E
Intel UHD Graphics 710 @ 1.30 GHz
332
Intel Celeron G6900T Intel Celeron G6900T
Intel UHD Graphics 710 @ 1.30 GHz
332
HiSilicon Kirin 970 HiSilicon Kirin 970
ARM Mali-G72 MP12 @ 0.75 GHz
330
MediaTek Dimensity 720 MediaTek Dimensity 720
ARM Mali-G57 MP3 @ 0.85 GHz
327
Intel Core i3-5015U Intel Core i3-5015U
Intel HD Graphics 5500 @ 0.85 GHz
326
Intel Pentium Gold 4415Y Intel Pentium Gold 4415Y
Intel HD Graphics 615 @ 0.85 GHz
326
Show all iGPU - FP32 Performance (Single-precision GFLOPS) results



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