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Samsung Exynos 8870
Samsung Exynos 8870
Top 59%336 points
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Samsung Exynos 8870 review: 15 facts and highlights

1. 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.
Samsung Exynos 8870
36% have it

2. semiconductor size

A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.
14nm
Qualcomm Snapdragon 710: 10nm

3. Has integrated graphics

With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.
Samsung Exynos 8870
90% have it

4. 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.
Samsung Exynos 8870
19% have it

5. Supports 64-bit

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 applications.
Samsung Exynos 8870
68% have it

6. 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.
Samsung Exynos 8870(ARM Cortex-A53)
87% have it

7. CPU threads

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.
8
Intel Core i7-8700B: 12

8. 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.
Samsung Exynos 8870(ARM Cortex-A53)
38% have it

9. bits executed at a time

NEON provides acceleration for media processing, such as listening to MP3s.
128(ARM Cortex-A53)
MediaTek Helio P18: 128

10. Has NX bit

NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.
Samsung Exynos 8870(ARM Cortex-A53)
94% have it

11. VFP version

Vector Floating-Point (VFP) is used by the processor to deliver increased performance in areas such as digital imaging.
4(ARM Cortex-A53)
MediaTek Helio P18: 4

12. Supports hardware-assisted virtualization

It is easier to obtain better performance when using virtualization if it is hardware-assisted.
Samsung Exynos 8870(ARM Cortex-A53)
75% have it

13. Has AES

AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.
Samsung Exynos 8870(ARM Cortex-A53)
61% have it

14. 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).
Samsung Exynos 8870(ARM Cortex-A53)
66% have it

15. Uses HMP

Heterogeneous Multi-Processing (HMP) is a more advanced version of big.LITTLE technology. In this setup, a processor can utilise 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.
Samsung Exynos 8870
10% have it

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