Samsung Exynos 7870 Benchmark, Test and specs

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The Samsung Exynos 7870 has 8 cores with 8 threads and is based on the 1. gen of the Samsung Exynos series. The processor was released in Q1/2016. The Samsung Exynos 7870 scores 115 points in the Geekbench 5 single-core benchmark. In the Geekbench 5 multi-core benchmark, the result is 452 points.
Samsung Exynos 7870

At a glance

Name: Samsung Exynos 7870
Family: Samsung Exynos (47)
CPU group: Samsung Exynos 7570/7870/7880 (4)
Architecture: Cortex-A53
Technology: 14 nm
Segment: Mobile
Generation: 1
Predecessor: --
Successor: --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The Samsung Exynos 7870 has 8 CPU cores and can calculate 8 threads in parallel. The clock frequency of the Samsung Exynos 7870 is 1.60 GHz. The number of CPU cores greatly affects the speed of the processor and is an important performance indicator.

CPU Cores / Threads: 8 / 8
Core architecture: normal
Cores: 8x Cortex-A53
Hyperthreading / SMT: No
Overclocking: No
Frequency: 1.60 GHz
Turbo Frequency (1 Core): --
Turbo Frequency (8 Cores): --

Integrated graphics (iGPU)

The Samsung Exynos 7870 has integrated graphics, called iGPU for short. Specifically, the Samsung Exynos 7870 uses the ARM Mali-T830 MP1, which has 16 texture shaders and 1 execution units. The iGPU uses the system's main memory as graphics memory and sits on the processor's die.

GPU name: ARM Mali-T830 MP1
GPU frequency: 0.60 GHz
GPU (Turbo): 0.60 GHz
Compute units: 1
Shader: 16
Hardware Raytracing: No
Release date: Q4/2015
Max. displays: 2
Generation: Midgard 4
Direct X: 11
Technology: 28nm
Max. GPU Memory: --
Frame Generation: No

Hardware codec support

A photo or video codec that is accelerated in hardware can greatly accelerate the working speed of a processor and extend the battery life of notebooks or smartphones when playing videos.

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

Memory & PCIe

The processor can use up to memory in 0 memory channels. The maximum memory bandwidth is --. The memory type as well as the amount of memory can greatly affect the speed of the system.

Memory type: Memory bandwidth:
LPDDR3-933
--
Max. Memory:
Memory channels: 0
ECC: No
PCIe:
PCIe Bandwidth: --

Thermal Management

The thermal design power (TDP for short) of the processor is . The TDP specifies the necessary cooling solution that is required to cool the processor sufficiently. The TDP usually gives a rough idea of the actual power consumption of the CPU.

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

Technical details

The Samsung Exynos 7870 is made in 14 nm. The smaller the manufacturing process of a CPU, the more modern and energy-efficient it is. Overall, the processor has 2.00 MB cache. A large cache can greatly speed up the processor's speed in some cases such as games.

Technology: 14 nm
Chip design:
Socket: --
L2-Cache: 2.00 MB
L3-Cache: --
AES-NI: No
Operating systems: Android
Virtualization: None
Instruction set (ISA): Armv8-A (64 bit)
ISA extensions: --
Release date: Q1/2016
Release price: --
Part Number: --
Documents: Technical data sheet

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Benchmark results

Verified Benchmark results
The benchmark results for the Samsung Exynos 7870 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.
AMD E-450 AMD E-450
2C 2T @ 1.65 GHz
122
Intel Atom D2700 Intel Atom D2700
2C 4T @ 2.13 GHz
121
Qualcomm Snapdragon 427 Qualcomm Snapdragon 427
4C 4T @ 1.40 GHz
116
Samsung Exynos 7870 Samsung Exynos 7870
8C 8T @ 1.60 GHz
115
MediaTek MT6735 MediaTek MT6735
4C 4T @ 1.30 GHz
111
Intel Atom D2500 Intel Atom D2500
2C 2T @ 1.86 GHz
111
AMD E1-2100 AMD E1-2100
2C 2T @ 1.00 GHz
110

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.
MediaTek Helio A22 MediaTek Helio A22
4C 4T @ 2.00 GHz
458
MediaTek Helio P20 MediaTek Helio P20
8C 8T @ 2.30 GHz
457
AMD GX-222GC AMD GX-222GC
2C 2T @ 2.20 GHz
454
Samsung Exynos 7870 Samsung Exynos 7870
8C 8T @ 1.60 GHz
452
Intel Pentium T2390 Intel Pentium T2390
2C 2T @ 1.86 GHz
451
AMD A9-9420e AMD A9-9420e
2C 2T @ 2.40 GHz
444
Intel Celeron N3050 Intel Celeron N3050
2C 2T @ 2.16 GHz
440

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.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 Qualcomm Snapdragon 430
Qualcomm Adreno 505 @ 0.45 GHz
22
Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 Qualcomm Snapdragon 435
Qualcomm Adreno 505 @ 0.45 GHz
22
Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 Qualcomm Snapdragon 439
Qualcomm Adreno 505 @ 0.45 GHz
22
Samsung Exynos 7870 Samsung Exynos 7870
ARM Mali-T830 MP1 @ 0.60 GHz
20
UNISOC SC9832E UNISOC SC9832E
ARM Mali-T820 MP2 @ 0.60 GHz
20
MediaTek MT8163V/A MediaTek MT8163V/A
ARM Mali-T720 MP2 @ 0.60 GHz
20
MediaTek MT6737T MediaTek MT6737T
ARM Mali-T720 MP2 @ 0.60 GHz
20

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.
AMD Athlon II X2 240e AMD Athlon II X2 240e
2C 2T @ 2.80 GHz
994
Intel Core2 Duo E7300 Intel Core2 Duo E7300
2C 2T @ 2.66 GHz
984
Intel Core2 Duo E7200 Intel Core2 Duo E7200
2C 2T @ 2.53 GHz
965
Samsung Exynos 7870 Samsung Exynos 7870
8C 8T @ 1.60 GHz
963
Intel Atom C2538 Intel Atom C2538
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
960
Qualcomm Snapdragon 429 Qualcomm Snapdragon 429
4C 4T @ 1.95 GHz
952
Intel Pentium E5400 Intel Pentium E5400
2C 2T @ 2.70 GHz
951

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