MediaTek MT8173 Benchmark, Test and specs

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The MediaTek MT8173 has 4 CPU cores and can process 4 threads at the same time. The processor was presented in Q1/2015 and is based on the 1. Generation of the Mediatek MT-Serie series. In the Geekbench 5 benchmark, the MediaTek MT8173 achieved a result of 331 points (single-core) or 768 points (multi-core).
MediaTek MT8173

CPU lineage

In this classification you can see to which group of processors the MediaTek MT8173 belongs. We also show the direct predecessor and successor of MediaTek MT8173.

Name: MediaTek MT8173
Family: Mediatek MT-Serie (72)
CPU group: MediaTek MT81xx MT86xx A72 / A53 (3)
Architecture: Cortex-A72 / Cortex-A53
Segment: Mobile
Generation: 1
Predecessor: --
Successor: --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The MediaTek MT8173 has 4 cores. The clock frequency of the MediaTek MT8173 is 1.80 GHz. An initial performance assessment can be made using the number of CPU cores.

CPU Cores / Threads: 4 / 4
Core architecture: hybrid (big.LITTLE)
A-Core: 2x Cortex-A72
B-Core: 2x Cortex-A53
Hyperthreading / SMT: No
Overclocking: No
A-Core Frequency: 1.80 GHz
B-Core Frequency: 1.40 GHz

Internal Graphics

The MediaTek MT8173 has an integrated graphics that the system can use to efficiently play back videos. The MediaTek MT8173 has the PowerVR GX6250 installed, which has 2 streaming multiprocessors (32 shaders).

GPU name: PowerVR GX6250
GPU frequency: 0.70 GHz
GPU (Turbo): 0.70 GHz
Compute units: 2
Shader: 32
Hardware Raytracing: No
Release date: Q1/2014
Max. displays: 1
Generation: --
Direct X: 10
Technology: 28 nm
Max. GPU Memory: --
Frame Generation: No

Memory & PCIe

The MediaTek MT8173 supports a maximum of 2 GB memory. Depending on the mainboard, the processor can use a maximum of 2 (Dual Channel) memory channels. This results in a maximum bandwidth of the main memory of 14.9 GB/s.

Memory type: Memory bandwidth:
LPDDR3-933
14.9 GB/s
Max. Memory: 2 GB
Memory channels: 2 (Dual Channel)
ECC: No
PCIe:
PCIe Bandwidth: --

Thermal Management

The MediaTek MT8173 has a TDP of . Based on the TDP, the system manufacturer can and must adapt the cooling solution to the processor.

TDP (PL1 / PBP):
TDP (PL2): --
TDP up: --
TDP down: --
Tjunction max.: --

Technical details

Modern production reduces the waste heat of a processor and increases its efficiency. The MediaTek MT8173 is made in 28 nm and has 0.00 MB cache.

Technology: 28 nm
Chip design: Chiplet
Socket: --
L2-Cache: --
L3-Cache: --
AES-NI: No
Operating systems: Android
Virtualization: None
Instruction set (ISA): Armv8-A (64 bit)
ISA extensions: --
Release date: Q1/2015
Release price: --
Part Number: --
Documents: Technical data sheet

Benchmark results

Verified Benchmark results
The benchmark results for the MediaTek MT8173 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.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 670 Qualcomm Snapdragon 670
8C 8T @ 2.00 GHz
333
Intel Atom C3538 Intel Atom C3538
4C 4T @ 2.10 GHz
332
Intel Atom C3958 Intel Atom C3958
16C 16T @ 2.00 GHz
332
MediaTek MT8173 MediaTek MT8173
4C 4T @ 1.80 GHz
331
Intel Pentium E2220 Intel Pentium E2220
2C 2T @ 2.40 GHz
331
AMD Athlon II X3 425 AMD Athlon II X3 425
3C 3T @ 2.70 GHz
331
AMD Athlon II X4 615e AMD Athlon II X4 615e
4C 4T @ 2.50 GHz
331

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.
Intel Celeron N4000 Intel Celeron N4000
2C 2T @ 2.60 GHz
770
Intel Pentium N3700 Intel Pentium N3700
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
770
MediaTek MT6752M MediaTek MT6752M
8C 8T @ 1.50 GHz
769
MediaTek MT8173 MediaTek MT8173
4C 4T @ 1.80 GHz
768
UNISOC SC9863A UNISOC SC9863A
8C 8T @ 1.20 GHz
768
AMD Athlon II X2 250e AMD Athlon II X2 250e
2C 2T @ 3.00 GHz
767
AMD Phenom II X2 555 AMD Phenom II X2 555
2C 2T @ 3.20 GHz
767

Geekbench 6 (Single-Core)

Geekbench 6 is a benchmark for modern computers, notebooks and smartphones. What is new is an optimized utilization of newer CPU architectures, e.g. based on the big.LITTLE concept and combining CPU cores of different sizes. The single-core benchmark only evaluates the performance of the fastest CPU core, the number of CPU cores in a processor is irrelevant here.
Intel Core i3-2310M Intel Core i3-2310M
2C 4T @ 2.10 GHz
350
Intel Core i3-2312M Intel Core i3-2312M
2C 4T @ 2.10 GHz
350
Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 non LTE Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 non LTE
8C 8T @ 2.20 GHz
350
MediaTek MT8173 MediaTek MT8173
4C 4T @ 1.80 GHz
348
HiSilicon Kirin 710 HiSilicon Kirin 710
8C 8T @ 2.20 GHz
348
Intel Pentium B940 Intel Pentium B940
2C 2T @ 2.00 GHz
347
Intel Celeron J4115 Intel Celeron J4115
4C 4T @ 2.50 GHz
340

Geekbench 6 (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 6 is a benchmark for modern computers, notebooks and smartphones. What is new is an optimized utilization of newer CPU architectures, e.g. based on the big.LITTLE concept and combining CPU cores of different sizes. The multi-core benchmark evaluates the performance of all of the processor's CPU cores. Virtual thread improvements such as AMD SMT or Intel's Hyper-Threading have a positive impact on the benchmark result.
Intel Celeron N4000C Intel Celeron N4000C
2C 2T @ 2.60 GHz
618
Intel Pentium B940 Intel Pentium B940
2C 2T @ 2.00 GHz
617
Intel Pentium E6600 Intel Pentium E6600
2C 2T @ 3.06 GHz
614
MediaTek MT8173 MediaTek MT8173
4C 4T @ 1.80 GHz
610
Intel Pentium N3530 Intel Pentium N3530
4C 4T @ 2.58 GHz
608
Intel Celeron 1005M Intel Celeron 1005M
2C 2T @ 1.90 GHz
607
Intel Atom x7-Z8750 Intel Atom x7-Z8750
4C 4T @ 2.56 GHz
603

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.
AMD E1-6010 AMD E1-6010
AMD Radeon R2 (Beema) @ 0.35 GHz
90
AMD E1 Micro-6200T AMD E1 Micro-6200T
AMD Radeon R2 (Beema) @ 0.35 GHz
90
AMD E2-7015 AMD E2-7015
AMD Radeon R2 (Beema) @ 0.35 GHz
90
MediaTek MT8173 MediaTek MT8173
PowerVR GX6250 @ 0.70 GHz
90
MediaTek Helio X10 MediaTek Helio X10
PowerVR G6200 @ 0.70 GHz
90
MediaTek MT8183 MediaTek MT8183
ARM Mali-G72 MP3 @ 0.80 GHz
89
MediaTek Kompanio 500 MediaTek Kompanio 500
ARM Mali-G72 MP3 @ 0.80 GHz
89

Estimated results for PassMark CPU Mark

Some of the CPUs listed below have been benchmarked by CPU-monkey. However the majority of CPUs have not been tested and the results have been estimated by a CPU-monkey’s secret proprietary formula. As such they do not accurately reflect the actual Passmark CPU mark values and are not endorsed by PassMark Software Pty Ltd.
Intel Pentium T2410 Intel Pentium T2410
2C 2T @ 2.00 GHz
617
Intel Atom Z3740D Intel Atom Z3740D
4C 4T @ 1.33 GHz
614
Intel Celeron N3000 Intel Celeron N3000
2C 2T @ 2.08 GHz
610
MediaTek MT8173 MediaTek MT8173
4C 4T @ 1.80 GHz
609
Intel Pentium T2390 Intel Pentium T2390
2C 2T @ 1.86 GHz
602
Intel Celeron J1750 Intel Celeron J1750
2C 2T @ 2.41 GHz
600
Intel Celeron J1800 Intel Celeron J1800
2C 2T @ 2.58 GHz
600

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