HiSilicon Kirin 920
Top 75%112 points
Top 75%
Total clock speed
Number of CPUs
lowmidhigh
Top 90%
203 CPUs
10.67GHz - 16GHz
NaN% of all CPUsYes
No
total clock speed
CPU threads
semiconductor size
8 x 1.8
GHz
AMD Opteron 6220
8 x 8GHz
Best

HiSilicon Kirin 920: 20 facts and highlights

1. total clock speed

8 x 1.8GHz
AMD Opteron 6220: 24 x 8GHz
148
0

2. CPU threads

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.
4
Intel Xeon E7-8890 v4: 48
65
0

3. GPU clock speed

The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed.
533MHz
Intel Core i7-4770R: 1300MHz
65
0

4. semiconductor size

A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.
28nm
MediaTek Helio X30: 10nm
64
0

5. Has integrated LTE

The system on a chip (SoC) has an integrated LTE cellular chip. LTE is capable of downloading at faster speeds than older, 3G technology.
HiSilicon Kirin 920
11% have it
53
0

6. DirectX version

DirectX is used in games, with newer versions supporting better graphics.
11
AMD A10-7870K: 12
50
0

7. Has integrated graphics

With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.
HiSilicon Kirin 920
68% have it
44
0

8. Uses big.LITTLE technology

Using big.LITTLE technology, a chip can switch between two sets of processor cores in order to maximise 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 maximise battery life.
HiSilicon Kirin 920
5% have it
41
0

9. floating-point performance

Floating-point performance is a measurement of the raw processing power of the GPU.
0.102TFLOPS
MediaTek MTK6752: 0.81TFLOPS
35
0

10. OpenCL version

Some applications use OpenCL to utilise the power of the graphics processing unit (GPU) for non-graphical computing. Newer versions introduce more functionality and better performance.
1.1
Intel Xeon E3-1275 v5: 2
34
0

11. OpenVG version

OpenVG is used to improve the rendering of 2D graphics on mobile devices, for example the user interface (UI) on a smartphone.
1.1
Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 APQ8084: 3
33
0

12. Supports hardware-assisted virtualization

It is easier to obtain better performance when using virtualization if it is hardware-assisted.
HiSilicon Kirin 920
88% have it
33
0

13. Has TrustZone

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).
HiSilicon Kirin 920
26% have it
31
0

14. front-end width

The CPU can decode more instructions per clock (IPC), meaning that the CPU performs better
3
Apple A9X: 6
31
0

15. bits executed at a time

NEON provides acceleration for media processing, such as listening to MP3s.
128
Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 APQ8084: 128
31
0

16. Has dynamic frequency scaling

Dynamic frequency scaling is a technology that allows the processor to conserve power and reduce noise when it is under a light load.
HiSilicon Kirin 920
95% have it
30
0

17. OpenGL ES version

OpenGL ES is used for games on mobile devices such as smartphones. Newer versions support better graphics.
3
Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 APQ8084: 3.1
29
0

18. Has out-of-order execution

Out-of-order execution is used in CPUs to make use of instruction cycles that would normally be wasted due to delays.
HiSilicon Kirin 920
24% have it
29
0

19. VFP version

Vector Floating-Point (VFP) is used by the processor to deliver increased performance in areas such as digital imaging.
4
Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 APQ8084: 4
28
0

20. Has NX bit

NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.
HiSilicon Kirin 920
98% have it
28
0

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