Samsung Exynos 990 Benchmark, Test and specs

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The Samsung Exynos 990 is a 8 core processor. It can process 8 threads concurrently and is based on the 4. gen of the Samsung Exynos series. The processor was released in Q1/2020. The Samsung Exynos 990 scores 923 points with one CPU core in the Geekbench 5 benchmark. When using all CPU cores, the result is 2,779 points.
Samsung Exynos 990

At a glance

Name: Samsung Exynos 990
Family: Samsung Exynos (47)
CPU group: Samsung Exynos 990 (1)
Architecture: Exynos M5/Cortex-A76/-A55
Technology: 7 nm
Segment: Mobile
Generation: 4
Predecessor: --
Successor: --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The 8 CPU cores of the Samsung Exynos 990 clock with 2.73 GHz. The number of CPU cores and the clock frequency of the processor are largely responsible for the overall performance.

CPU Cores / Threads: 8 / 8
Core architecture: hybrid (Prime / big.LITTLE)
A-Core: 2x Exynos M5
B-Core: 2x Cortex-A76
C-Core: 4x Cortex-A55
Hyperthreading / SMT: No
Overclocking: No
A-Core Frequency: 2.73 GHz
B-Core Frequency: 2.50 GHz
C-Core Frequency: 2.00 GHz

NPU AI performance

The performance values of the processor's AI unit. The isolated NPU performance is specified here, the total AI performance (NPU+CPU+iGPU) can be higher. Processors with support for artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) can process many calculations, especially audio, image and video processing, much faster than classic processors.

AI hardware: Samsung AI engine
AI specifications: 2 NPU cores @ 15 TOPS
NPU + CPU + iGPU: --

Integrated graphics (iGPU)

With the ARM Mali-G77 MP11, the Samsung Exynos 990 has an build in graphic solution. It has 11 SM processors, which have a total of 176 texture shaders. The iGPU not only enables games, but also significantly accelerates video playback.

GPU name: ARM Mali-G77 MP11
GPU frequency: 0.80 GHz
GPU (Turbo): No turbo
Compute units: 11
Shader: 176
Hardware Raytracing: No
Release date: Q2/2019
Max. displays: 1
Generation: Vallhall 1
Direct X: 12
Technology: 7 nm
Max. GPU Memory: 4 GB
Frame Generation: No

Hardware codec support

Processors that have an integrated graphics can play videos faster and more efficiently. This can have a positive effect on the battery life of notebooks, for example.

h265 / HEVC (8 bit): Decode / Encode
h265 / HEVC (10 bit): Decode / Encode
h264: Decode / Encode
VP8: Decode / Encode
VP9: Decode / Encode
AV1: Decode
AVC: Decode / Encode
VC-1: Decode / Encode
JPEG: Decode / Encode

Memory & PCIe

The Samsung Exynos 990 supports up to 12 GB memory in up to 4 (Quad Channel) memory channels. This results in a maximum memory bandwidth of --.

Memory type: Memory bandwidth:
LPDDR5-2750
--
Max. Memory: 12 GB
Memory channels: 4 (Quad Channel)
ECC: No
PCIe:
PCIe Bandwidth: --

Thermal Management

With the TDP, the processor manufacturer specifies the cooling solution required for the processor. The Samsung Exynos 990 has a TDP of .

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

Technical details

The Samsung Exynos 990 has a 3.50 MB large cache. The processor is manufactured in 7 nm. Modern production increases the efficiency of the processor.

Technology: 7 nm
Chip design:
Socket: --
L2-Cache: 1.50 MB
L3-Cache: 2.00 MB
AES-NI: No
Operating systems: Android
Virtualization: None
Instruction set (ISA): Armv8-A (64 bit)
ISA extensions: --
Release date: Q1/2020
Release price: --
Part Number: --
Documents: Technical data sheet

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Benchmark results

Verified Benchmark results
The benchmark results for the Samsung Exynos 990 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 Core i7-6770HQ Intel Core i7-6770HQ
4C 8T @ 3.50 GHz
926
Intel Xeon E5-2643 v3 Intel Xeon E5-2643 v3
6C 12T @ 3.70 GHz
926
Intel Core i5-8500T Intel Core i5-8500T
6C 6T @ 3.50 GHz
924
Samsung Exynos 990 Samsung Exynos 990
8C 8T @ 2.73 GHz
923
Intel Core i5-8260U Intel Core i5-8260U
4C 8T @ 3.90 GHz
923
Intel Core i7-8500Y Intel Core i7-8500Y
2C 4T @ 4.20 GHz
923
Intel Xeon E5-2640 v4 Intel Xeon E5-2640 v4
10C 20T @ 3.40 GHz
923

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 Core i5-3570 Intel Core i5-3570
4C 4T @ 3.80 GHz
2788
Intel Core i7-4710HQ Intel Core i7-4710HQ
4C 8T @ 2.50 GHz
2780
MediaTek Dimensity 1000L MediaTek Dimensity 1000L
8C 8T @ 2.20 GHz
2780
Samsung Exynos 990 Samsung Exynos 990
8C 8T @ 2.73 GHz
2779
AMD FX-8350 AMD FX-8350
8C 8T @ 4.10 GHz
2777
Intel Core i5-7300HQ Intel Core i5-7300HQ
4C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
2773
Intel Core i7-3770T Intel Core i7-3770T
4C 8T @ 3.40 GHz
2770

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 Xeon E5-2667 v4 Intel Xeon E5-2667 v4
8C 16T @ 3.60 GHz
1147
Intel Xeon E5-2698 v3 Intel Xeon E5-2698 v3
16C 32T @ 3.60 GHz
1147
Intel Xeon Silver 4210 Intel Xeon Silver 4210
10C 20T @ 3.20 GHz
1145
Samsung Exynos 990 Samsung Exynos 990
8C 8T @ 2.73 GHz
1144
Intel Core i5-6600T Intel Core i5-6600T
4C 4T @ 3.50 GHz
1142
Intel Xeon E5-2637 v3 Intel Xeon E5-2637 v3
4C 8T @ 3.70 GHz
1142
Intel Core i3-8130U Intel Core i3-8130U
2C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
1141

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 Xeon E5-2609 v3 Intel Xeon E5-2609 v3
6C 6T @ 1.90 GHz
2658
Intel Core i7-970 Intel Core i7-970
6C 12T @ 3.20 GHz
2654
Intel Core i7-5700EQ Intel Core i7-5700EQ
4C 8T @ 2.60 GHz
2648
Samsung Exynos 990 Samsung Exynos 990
8C 8T @ 2.73 GHz
2645
Intel Core i7-7660U Intel Core i7-7660U
2C 4T @ 3.80 GHz
2637
Qualcomm Snapdragon 860 Qualcomm Snapdragon 860
8C 8T @ 2.96 GHz
2634
Intel Core i7-3920XM Intel Core i7-3920XM
4C 8T @ 2.90 GHz
2632

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 Core i7-1060G7 Intel Core i7-1060G7
Intel Iris Plus Graphics G7 @ 1.10 GHz
1126
Intel Core i7-1060NG7 Intel Core i7-1060NG7
Intel Iris Plus Graphics G7 @ 1.10 GHz
1126
Intel Core i7-1068G7 Intel Core i7-1068G7
Intel Iris Plus Graphics G7 @ 1.10 GHz
1126
Samsung Exynos 990 Samsung Exynos 990
ARM Mali-G77 MP11 @ 0.80 GHz
1126
AMD Ryzen 3 PRO 2200G AMD Ryzen 3 PRO 2200G
AMD Radeon RX Vega 8 (Raven Ridge) @ 1.10 GHz
1126
AMD Ryzen Embedded V1404I AMD Ryzen Embedded V1404I
AMD Radeon RX Vega 8 (Raven Ridge) @ 1.10 GHz
1126
AMD Ryzen Embedded V1605B AMD Ryzen Embedded V1605B
AMD Radeon RX Vega 8 (Raven Ridge) @ 1.10 GHz
1126

AnTuTu 8 Benchmark

The AnTuTu 8 Benchmark measures the performance of a SoC. AnTuTu benchmarks the CPU, GPU, Memory as well as the UX (User Experience) by simulating browser and app usage. AnTuTu can benchmark any ARM CPU that runs under Android or iOS. Devices may not be directly compareable if the benchmark has been performed under different operating systems.

In the AnTuTu 8 benchmark, the single-core performance of a processor is only slightly weighted. The evaluation consists of the multi-core performance of the processor, the speed of the RAM and the performance of the internal graphics.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 860 Qualcomm Snapdragon 860
8C 8T @ 2.96 GHz
560128
Apple A13 Bionic Apple A13 Bionic
6C 6T @ 2.65 GHz
523650
Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G
8C 8T @ 2.40 GHz
523068
Samsung Exynos 990 Samsung Exynos 990
8C 8T @ 2.73 GHz
510697
Qualcomm Snapdragon 780G Qualcomm Snapdragon 780G
8C 8T @ 2.40 GHz
509756
MediaTek Dimensity 1000 MediaTek Dimensity 1000
8C 8T @ 2.60 GHz
507536
MediaTek Dimensity 1000+ MediaTek Dimensity 1000+
8C 8T @ 2.60 GHz
493583

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 Ryzen 3 2300U AMD Ryzen 3 2300U
4C 4T @ 2.00 GHz
5520
Intel Core i5-4670 Intel Core i5-4670
4C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
5515
Intel Core i7-4710HQ Intel Core i7-4710HQ
4C 8T @ 2.50 GHz
5515
Samsung Exynos 990 Samsung Exynos 990
8C 8T @ 2.73 GHz
5511
Intel Core i5-7400 Intel Core i5-7400
4C 4T @ 3.30 GHz
5510
Intel Core i5-5675C Intel Core i5-5675C
4C 4T @ 3.30 GHz
5503
Intel Core i7-4860EQ Intel Core i7-4860EQ
4C 8T @ 1.80 GHz
5500

AI performance (NPU)

The performance values of the processor's AI unit. The isolated NPU performance is given here, the total AI performance (NPU+CPU+iGPU) can be higher.

Processors with the support of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) can process many calculations, especially audio, image and video processing, much faster than classic processors. The performance is given in the number (trillions) of arithmetic operations per second (TOPS).
Apple A15 Bionic (4-GPU) Apple A15 Bionic (4-GPU)
6C 6T @ 3.23 GHz
15.8
Apple A15 Bionic (5-GPU) Apple A15 Bionic (5-GPU)
6C 6T @ 3.23 GHz
15.8
Apple M2 Apple M2
8C 8T @ 0.66 GHz
15.8
Samsung Exynos 990 Samsung Exynos 990
8C 8T @ 2.73 GHz
15
Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 Qualcomm Snapdragon 870
8C 8T @ 3.20 GHz
15
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+ Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+
8C 8T @ 3.10 GHz
15
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
8C 8T @ 2.84 GHz
15

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