60points

Huawei Kirin 970

59points

Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM8996 Pro

Huawei Kirin 970
Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM8996 Pro
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Huawei Kirin 970 vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM8996 Pro

Huawei Kirin 970
Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM8996 Pro

Why is Huawei Kirin 970 better than Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM8996 Pro?

  • 2.1x faster CPU speed
    ?

    4 x 2.36GHz & 4 x 1.84GHzvs2 x 2.4GHz & 2 x 1.6GHz
  • 4nm smaller semiconductor size
    ?

    10nmvs14nm
  • 200MHz faster GPU clock speed
    ?

    850MHzvs650MHz
  • 4 more CPU threads
    ?

    8vs4
  • 2x faster downloads
    ?

    1200MBits/svs600MBits/s

Why is Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM8996 Pro better than Huawei Kirin 970?

  • 266MHz higher ram speed
    ?

    1866MHzvs1600MHz

Price comparison

User reviews

Overall Rating

Huawei Kirin 970
10.0
2 User reviews
Huawei Kirin 970
10.0/10
2 User reviews
Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM8996 Pro
0.0
0 User reviews
Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM8996 Pro
0.0/10
0 User reviews

Features

Gaming

10.0/10
2 votes
No reviews yet
 

Performance

10.0/10
2 votes
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Comments

Simon

Simon

7 months ago

10 / 10

Still really good for the price

Simon

Simon

7 months ago

10 / 10

Pros

  • fast
  • good gpu
  • gpu turbo

Cons

  • expensive
  • old
0 users found this helpful
Israel

Israel

1 month ago

10 / 10

Kirin970 es muy bueno, lo recomiendo

Israel

Israel

1 month ago

10 / 10

Pros

  • Rendimiento good, tanto en juegos viejos y de actusl generación

Cons

    0 users found this helpful

    General info

    1.Supports 64-bit
    Huawei Kirin 970
    Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM8996 Pro
    A 32-bit operating system can only support up to 4GB of RAM. 64-bit allows more than 4GB, giving increased performance. It also allows you to run 64-bit apps.
    2.Has integrated graphics
    Huawei Kirin 970
    Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM8996 Pro
    With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.
    Small semiconductors provide better performance and reduced power consumption. Chipsets with a higher number of transistors, semiconductor components of electronic devices, offer more computational power. A small form factor allows more transistors to fit on a chip, therefore increasing its performance.
    4.GPU clock speed

    850MHz

    650MHz

    The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed.
    DirectX is used in games, with newer versions supporting better graphics.
    6.has 5G support
    Huawei Kirin 970
    Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM8996 Pro
    The fifth-generation wireless technology delivers higher speeds and lower latency than the previous, fourth-generation tech.
    7.GPU turbo

    900MHz

    Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM8996 Pro)

    When the GPU is running below its limitations, it can boost to a higher clock speed in order to give increased performance.
    OpenGL ES is used for games on mobile devices such as smartphones. Newer versions support better graphics.
    Some apps use OpenCL to apply the power of the graphics processing unit (GPU) for non-graphical computing. Newer versions introduce more functionality and better performance.

    Performance

    1.CPU speed

    4 x 2.36GHz & 4 x 1.84GHz

    2 x 2.4GHz & 2 x 1.6GHz

    The CPU speed indicates how many processing cycles per second can be executed by a CPU, considering all of its cores (processing units). It is calculated by adding the clock rates of each core or, in the case of multi-core processors employing different microarchitectures, of each group of cores.
    More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.
    3.Uses big.LITTLE technology
    Huawei Kirin 970
    Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM8996 Pro
    Using big.LITTLE technology, a chip can switch between two sets of processor cores to maximize performance and battery life. For example, when playing a game the more powerful cores will be used to increase performance, whereas checking email will use the less powerful cores to maximize battery life.
    4.Uses HMP
    Huawei Kirin 970
    Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM8996 Pro
    Heterogeneous Multi-Processing (HMP) is a more advanced version of big.LITTLE technology. In this setup, a processor can utilize all cores at the same time, or just a single core for low-intensity tasks. This can provide powerful performance or increased battery life respectively.
    5.turbo clock speed

    Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Huawei Kirin 970)

    Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM8996 Pro)

    When the CPU is running below its limitations, it can boost to a higher clock speed in order to give increased performance.
    6.L2 cache

    Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Huawei Kirin 970)

    Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM8996 Pro)

    A larger L2 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.
    7.L1 cache

    Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Huawei Kirin 970)

    Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM8996 Pro)

    A larger L1 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.
    8.clock multiplier

    Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Huawei Kirin 970)

    Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM8996 Pro)

    The clock multiplier controls the speed of the CPU.
    9.L3 cache

    Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Huawei Kirin 970)

    Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM8996 Pro)

    A larger L3 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.

    Memory

    1.RAM speed

    1600MHz

    1866MHz

    It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.
    2.DDR memory version

    Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Huawei Kirin 970)

    Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM8996 Pro)

    DDR (Double Data Rate) memory is the most common type of RAM. Newer versions of DDR memory support higher maximum speeds and are more energy-efficient.
    3.maximum memory amount

    Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Huawei Kirin 970)

    6GB

    The maximum amount of memory (RAM) supported.
    4.maximum memory bandwidth

    27.82GB/s

    Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM8996 Pro)

    This is the maximum rate that data can be read from or stored into memory.
    More memory channels increases the speed of data transfer between the memory and the CPU.
    6.eMMC version

    Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Huawei Kirin 970)

    5.1

    A higher version of eMMC allows faster memory interfaces, having a positive effect on the performance of a device. For example, when transferring files from your computer to the internal storage over USB.
    7.Supports ECC memory
    Huawei Kirin 970
    Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM8996 Pro
    Error-correcting code memory can detect and correct data corruption. It is used when is it essential to avoid corruption, such as scientific computing or when running a server.

    Features

    1.Has integrated LTE
    Huawei Kirin 970
    Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM8996 Pro
    The system on a chip (SoC) has an integrated LTE cellular chip. LTE is capable of downloading at faster speeds than older, 3G technology.
    2.download speed

    1200MBits/s

    600MBits/s

    The download speed is a measurement of the internet connection bandwidth, representing the maximum data transfer rate at which a device can access online content.
    3.upload speed

    150MBits/s

    150MBits/s

    The upload speed is a measurement of the internet connection bandwidth, representing the maximum data transfer rate at which a device can send information to a server or another device.
    4.Has TrustZone
    Huawei Kirin 970 (ARM Cortex-A53)
    Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM8996 Pro (Qualcomm Kryo)
    A technology integrated into the processor to secure the device for use with features such as mobile payments and streaming video using digital rights management (DRM).
    5.uses multithreading
    Huawei Kirin 970
    Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM8996 Pro
    Multithreading technology (such as Intel's Hyperthreading or AMD's Simultaneous Multithreading) provides increased performance by splitting each of the processor's physical cores into virtual cores, also known as threads. This way, each core can run two instruction streams at once.
    6.Has NX bit
    Huawei Kirin 970 (ARM Cortex-A53)
    Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM8996 Pro (Qualcomm Kryo)
    NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.
    NEON provides acceleration for media processing, such as listening to MP3s.
    8.Has AES
    Huawei Kirin 970 (ARM Cortex-A53)
    Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM8996 Pro (Qualcomm Kryo)
    AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.
    Vector Floating-Point (VFP) is used by the processor to deliver increased performance in areas such as digital imaging.

    Benchmarks

    1.Geekbench 5 result (single)

    Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Huawei Kirin 970)

    Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM8996 Pro)

    Geekbench 5 is a cross-platform benchmark that measures a processor's single-core performance. (Source: Primate Labs, 2022)
    2.Geekbench 5 result (multi)

    Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Huawei Kirin 970)

    Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM8996 Pro)

    Geekbench 5 is a cross-platform benchmark that measures a processor's multi-core performance. (Source: Primate Labs, 2022)
    3.PassMark result

    2455

    Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM8996 Pro)

    This benchmark measures the performance of the CPU using multiple threads.
    4.PassMark result (single)

    1087

    Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM8996 Pro)

    This benchmark measures the performance of the CPU using a single thread.
    5.PassMark result (overclocked)

    Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Huawei Kirin 970)

    Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM8996 Pro)

    This benchmark measures the performance of the CPU when it is overclocked.

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