Marvell PXA986

Marvell Technology Group PXA986

The Marvell PXA986 is an ARM based dual-core SoC for smartphones and tablets (mostly Android based). It contains two Cortex-A9 CPU cores usually clocked around 1.2 GHz and a Vivante GC1000 graphics card. The integrated video processor is able to handle 720p30 content in H.263, H.264 BP and MPEG4 SP encoding. Furthermore, a GSM/EDGE/WCDMA/HSDPA radio is included in the chip.

SeriesMarvell Technology Group
CodenameCortex-A9
Clock Rate1200 MHz
Number of Cores / Threads2 / 2
Manufacturing Technology45 nm
64 Bitno 64 Bit support
Announcement Date08/14/2012
Product Link (external)Marvell Technology Group PXA986

CPU Benchmarks

Octane V2: Total Score
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min: 1448     avg: 1448 (6.05%)     max: 1448 Points
Mozilla Kraken 1.1: Total Score
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min: 23940.7     avg: 25314.6 (58.71%)     max: 26688.5 ms*
Geekbench 3: 32 Bit Multi-Core Score
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min: 631     avg: 646.5 (5.04%)     max: 662 Points
Geekbench 3: 32 Bit Single-Core Score
0% 100%
min: 376     avg: 379.5 (10.82%)     max: 383 Points
AndEBench: Java
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min: 137     avg: 160 (9.89%)     max: 184 Iter./s
AndEBench: Native
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min: 4077     avg: 4208 (16.01%)     max: 4281 Iter./s
3DMark (2013): Ice Storm Unlimited Physics 1280x720 offscreen
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min: 3675     avg: 3675 (1.39%)     max: 3675 Points
3DMark (2013): Ice Storm Extreme Physics 1920x1080
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min: 2709     avg: 2985 (6.26%)     max: 3261 Points
3DMark (2013): Ice Storm Standard Physics 1280x720
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min: 2623     avg: 2873.7 (5.31%)     max: 3258 Points
PassMark PerformanceTest Mobile V1: CPU Tests
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min: 3273     avg: 3819.7 (8.82%)     max: 4210 Points
AnTuTu Benchmark v4: Total Score
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min: 11051     avg: 11392 (26.49%)     max: 11733 points
AnTuTu Benchmark v3: CPU
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min: 2945     avg: 2945 (19.14%)     max: 2945 points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit: Stream
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min: 437     avg: 439.5 (4.16%)     max: 442 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit: Memory
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min: 1337     avg: 1448 (14.26%)     max: 1559 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit: Floating Point
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min: 1275     avg: 1284 (7.52%)     max: 1293 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit: Integer
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min: 709     avg: 720 (4.7%)     max: 731 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit: Total Score
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min: 1005     avg: 1034.5 (7.43%)     max: 1064 Points
Sunspider:
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min: 1427.6     avg: 1607.2 (60.08%)     max: 1770.5 ms*
Sunspider:
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min: 1453.3     avg: 1530.9 (86.29%)     max: 1608.4 ms*
Quadrant Standard Edition 2.0:
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min: 3257     avg: 3514.5 (14.62%)     max: 3772 points
Linpack for Android: Multi Thread
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min: 73.654     avg: 74.3 (6.26%)     max: 75.268 MFLOPS
Linpack for Android: Single Thread
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min: 39.826     avg: 41.6 (5.08%)     max: 43.686 MFLOPS
- Range of benchmarks for this CPU
- Average benchmark score

Reviews for the Marvell Technology Group PXA986 processor

HP Slate 10 HD 3500eg (Vivante Vivante GC1000+ Dual-Core, 10.0")
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HP Slate 7 HD ( unknown, 7.0")
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Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 inch (Vivante Vivante GC1000+ Dual-Core, 7.0")
» Review Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 SM-T210 Tablet - Review
» Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 inch - External Review

Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 Lite (Vivante Vivante GC1000+ Dual-Core, 7.0")
» Review Update Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 Lite Tablet - Review
» Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 Lite - External Review

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Other CPUs of the series

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   1.2 GHz / 4 MB
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   1.3 GHz / 1 MB + 4 MB
» Kirin 910T
   1.8 GHz / 0 MB
» RK3188
   1.8 GHz / 0 MB
» Kirin 910
   1.6 GHz / 0 MB
» Intel Celeron 220
   1.2 GHz / 0.5 MB
» AMD GX-210JA
   1 GHz / 1 MB
» Apple A6x
   1.4 GHz / 0 MB
» Apple A6
   1 GHz / 0 MB
» Marvell Technology Group PXA1088
   1.2 GHz / 0 MB
» Intel Celeron 2.8
   2.8 GHz / 0.1 MB
» OMAP 4470
   1.5 GHz / 0 MB
» k3v2 Hi3620
   1.2 GHz / 0 MB
» RK3066
   1.5 GHz / 0.5 MB
» MP5232
   1.5 GHz / 0 MB
» Broadcom BCM21664T
   1.2 GHz / 0 MB
» Marvell Technology Group PXA986
   1.2 GHz / 0 MB
» AML8726-MX
   1.5 GHz / 0.5 MB
» OMAP 4460
   1.2 GHz / 0 MB
» RK3168
   1.2 GHz / 0 MB
» Broadcom BCM28155
   1.2 GHz / 0 MB
» OMAP 4430
   1 GHz / 0 MB
» Apple A5x
   1 GHz / 0 MB
» Apple A5
   1 GHz / 0 MB
» NovaThor U8500
   1 GHz / 0 MB
» NovaThor U8420
   1 GHz / 0 MB
» Qualcomm S2 MSM8255
   1.5 GHz / 0 MB
» RK2918 1.2 GHz
   1.2 GHz / 0 MB
» A10
   1.2 GHz / 0 MB
» Cortex A8 1.2 GHz
   1.2 GHz / 0 MB
» Apple A4
   1 GHz / 0 MB
» A13
   1 GHz / 0 MB
» WM8950
   1 GHz / 0 MB
» OMAP 3630 1GHz
   1 GHz / 0 MB
» OMAP 3622
   1 GHz / 0 MB
» RK2918
   1 GHz / 0 MB
» TCC8803 1GHz
   1 GHz / 0 MB
» ZiiLABS ZMS-08
   1 GHz / 0 MB
» Cortex A8
   1 GHz / 0 MB
» ATM7029
   1 GHz / 0 MB
» Loongson 2F
   0.9 GHz / 0.5 MB
» unknown
   0 GHz / 0 MB

Surrounding CPUs

- Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 8225Q
   1.4 GHz / 0 MB
- Mediatek MT8312
   1.3 GHz / 0 MB
- MP5232
   1.5 GHz / 0 MB
- Broadcom BCM21664T
   1.2 GHz / 0 MB
» Marvell Technology Group PXA986
   1.2 GHz / 0 MB
+ AML8726-MX
   1.5 GHz / 512 KB
+ Qualcomm Snapdragon S3 MSM8660
   1.7 GHz / 1024 KB
+ Qualcomm Snapdragon S3 MSM8260
   1.5 GHz / 1024 KB
+ Samsung Exynos 4210 1.4 GHz
   1.4 GHz / 1024 KB
+ Intel Celeron M 353
   0.9 GHz / 512 KB
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Author: Klaus Hinum (Update: 2013-07-24)