Qualcomm Adreno 640 vs ARM Mali-G76 MP12 vs Qualcomm Adreno 630

Qualcomm Adreno 640

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The Qualcomm Adreno 640 is a smartphone and tablet GPU that is integrated within the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SoC. The chip will be available from early 2019 and will be used mainly in high-end Android devices.

According to Qualcomm, the Adreno 640 GPU offers a 20% improved performance over the Adreno 630, its predecessor, which is integrated in the Snapdragon 845 SoC. The enhanced performance is achieved by the Adreno 640 having 50% more FP16 and FP32 compute units (ALUs) than the Adreno 630, while its 7 nm FinFET manufacturing process makes it 20% more efficient too.

The Adreno 640 will also support the Vulkan 1.1 API, something which is possible for other Adreno 600 series GPUs too.

ARM Mali-G76 MP12

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The ARM Mali-G76 MP12 is an integrated high-end graphics card for ARM based SoCs (mostly Android based). It was introduced early 2019 in the Samsung Exynos 9820 (e.g. Galaxy S10 Plus). It integrates 12 of the 20 possible cores and is based on the second generation of the Bifrost architecture. According to ARM it offers improvements in the machine learning efficiency and a bigger tile buffer for 16x anti-aliasing. Compared to the old Mali-G72, the G76 should offer twice the performance per cluster.

The GPU supports all modern graphics APIs like OpenGL ES 3.2, Vulkan 1.0, OpenCL 2.0, DirectX 12 FL11_1 and Renderscript.

Qualcomm Adreno 630

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The Qualcomm Adreno 630 is an integrated graphics card in the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC for smartphones. It was introduced in early 2018 and can be found in high-end Android smartphones. 

According to Qualcomm 30% faster than the old Adreno 540 in the Snapdragon 835 with 30% less power consumption.

Qualcomm Adreno 640ARM Mali-G76 MP12Qualcomm Adreno 630
ManufacturerQualcommARMQualcomm
Adreno 600 Series
Adreno 685
Adreno 680
Adreno 650 @ 587 MHz
Adreno 640
Adreno 630
Adreno 620
Adreno 618
Adreno 616
Adreno 612
Adreno 610
Mali-G77 MP11 11
Mali-G77 MP9 9
Mali-G76 MP16 16
Mali-G76 MP12 10
Mali-G76 MP10 10 @ 720 MHz
Mali-G57 MP6 6
Mali-G57 MP5 5
Mali-G72 MP18 18 @ 850 MHz
Mali-G71 MP20 8 @ 900 MHz
Mali-G72 MP12 12 @ 850 MHz
Mali-G71 MP8 8 @ 900 MHz
Mali-G76 MP4 4 @ 800 MHz
Mali-G71 MP2 2 @ 770 MHz
Mali-G72 MP3 3 @ 850 MHz
Mali-G52 MP6 6
Mali-G52 MP2 2 @ 950 MHz
Mali-G52 MP2 1 @ 800 MHz
Mali-G51 MP4 4 @ 650 MHz
Adreno 685
Adreno 680
Adreno 650 @ 587 MHz
Adreno 640
Adreno 630
Adreno 620
Adreno 618
Adreno 616
Adreno 612
Adreno 610
Shared Memoryyesnoyes
DirectXDirectX 12DirectX 12
Technology10 nm7 nm10 nm
FeaturesOpenGL ES 3.2, OpenCL 2.0, DirectX 12, Vulkan 1.1OpenGL ES 3.2, OpenCL 2.0, DirectX 12
Introduced12.02.2018 31.08.2018 12.02.2018
ArchitectureBifrost
Cores10 - unified
Manufacturerhttps://developer.arm.com/products/graph...
CPU in Adreno 640GPU Base SpeedGPU Boost / Turbo
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855+ / 855 Plus8 x ? MHz, 5 W250 MHz675 MHz
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8558 x 2840 MHz, 5 W? MHz585 MHz
min. - max.? - 250 MHz585 - 675 MHz
CPU in Mali-G76 MP12GPU Base SpeedGPU Boost / Turbo
Samsung Exynos 98258 x 1900 MHz? MHz? MHz
Samsung Exynos 98208 x 1900 MHz? MHz? MHz
min. - max.? - 250 MHz? - 675 MHz
CPU in Adreno 630GPU Base SpeedGPU Boost / Turbo
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8508 x 2960 MHz? MHz? MHz
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8458 x 2800 MHz? MHz? MHz
min. - max.? - 250 MHz? - 675 MHz

3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Unlimited Graphics
min: 97354     avg: 108080     median: 106829 (20%)     max: 118129 Points
min: 65614     avg: 68730     median: 68654 (13%)     max: 72022 Points
min: 36810     avg: 78986     median: 81385.5 (15%)     max: 85487 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Sling Shot (ES 3.0) Unlimited
min: 5268     avg: 7377     median: 7566 (56%)     max: 8651 Points
min: 4052     avg: 4561     median: 4618 (34%)     max: 5048 Points
min: 4034     avg: 5761     median: 6083 (45%)     max: 6568 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Sling Shot (ES 3.0) Unlimited Graphics
min: 6358     avg: 9817     median: 10073.5 (35%)     max: 11448 Points
min: 4449     avg: 5066     median: 5083 (18%)     max: 5605 Points
min: 5228     avg: 7671     median: 8245 (29%)     max: 8451 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Sling Shot Extreme (ES 3.1) Unlimited
min: 3969     avg: 5949     median: 6162 (73%)     max: 6916 Points
min: 4529     avg: 4827     median: 4720.5 (56%)     max: 5300 Points
min: 3512     avg: 4589     median: 4765 (57%)     max: 5200 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Sling Shot Extreme (ES 3.1) Unlimited Graphics
min: 5184     avg: 6935     median: 7069 (58%)     max: 8006 Points
min: 5358     avg: 5606     median: 5394.5 (45%)     max: 6087 Points
min: 4133     avg: 5424     median: 5673 (47%)     max: 8206 Points
GFXBench (DX / GLBenchmark) 2.7
GLBench 2.7 T-Rex HD Offscreen C24Z16 + Qualcomm Adreno 640
GLBench 2.7 T-Rex HD Offscreen C24Z16 + ARM Mali-G76 MP12
GLBench 2.7 T-Rex HD Offscreen C24Z16 + Qualcomm Adreno 630
GLBench 2.7 T-Rex HD Onscreen C24Z16 + Qualcomm Adreno 640
GLBench 2.7 T-Rex HD Onscreen C24Z16 + ARM Mali-G76 MP12
GLBench 2.7 T-Rex HD Onscreen C24Z16 + Qualcomm Adreno 630
GFXBench 3.0 - GFXBench 3.0 Manhattan Offscreen
min: 50     avg: 93.4     median: 98 (16%)     max: 112 fps
min: 67     avg: 80     median: 85 (14%)     max: 89 fps
min: 54     avg: 73.1     median: 75 (12%)     max: 83 fps
GFXBench 3.0 - GFXBench 3.0 Manhattan
min: 46     avg: 59.4     median: 59.5 (16%)     max: 85 fps
min: 53     avg: 55.2     median: 54.5 (15%)     max: 59 fps
min: 33     avg: 54.4     median: 58 (16%)     max: 75 fps
GFXBench - GFXBench 5.0 Aztec Ruins High Tier Onscreen
min: 11     avg: 23.5     median: 24 (15%)     max: 60 fps
min: 16     avg: 20.3     median: 16.5 (11%)     max: 29 fps
min: 12     avg: 18.6     median: 21 (13%)     max: 25 fps
GFXBench - GFXBench 5.0 Aztec Ruins High Tier Offscreen
min: 8.5     avg: 20.8     median: 17 (7%)     max: 101 fps
min: 16     avg: 17.2     median: 17 (7%)     max: 18 fps
min: 11     avg: 15.6     median: 14 (6%)     max: 31 fps
GFXBench - GFXBench 5.0 Aztec Ruins Normal Tier Onscreen
min: 17     avg: 33.8     median: 36 (18%)     max: 60 fps
min: 16     avg: 25.8     median: 26 (13%)     max: 35 fps
min: 16     avg: 29.1     median: 32 (16%)     max: 40 fps
GFXBench - GFXBench 5.0 Aztec Ruins Normal Tier Offscreen
min: 16     avg: 48.5     median: 42 (7%)     max: 257 fps
min: 38     avg: 43.8     median: 45 (8%)     max: 48 fps
min: 29     avg: 35.2     median: 37 (6%)     max: 38 fps
GFXBench - GFXBench Car Chase Offscreen
min: 22     avg: 39.7     median: 42 (10%)     max: 48 fps
min: 21     avg: 35.5     median: 39 (9%)     max: 43 fps
min: 25     avg: 33.4     median: 35 (8%)     max: 35 fps
GFXBench - GFXBench Car Chase Onscreen
min: 16     avg: 31.8     median: 34 (13%)     max: 41 fps
min: 18     avg: 24.7     median: 23 (9%)     max: 40 fps
min: 13     avg: 27.7     median: 31 (12%)     max: 37 fps
PassMark PerformanceTest Mobile V1 - PerformanceTest Mobile 2D Graphics Tests
min: 10504     avg: 13770     median: 14541 (46%)     max: 15851 Points
7354 Points (23%)
min: 10791     avg: 11937     median: 11936.5 (38%)     max: 13082 Points
PassMark PerformanceTest Mobile V1 - PerformanceTest Mobile 3D Graphics Tests
min: 4244     avg: 5196     median: 5204 (19%)     max: 6016 Points
6315 Points (23%)
min: 4195     avg: 4225     median: 4225 (15%)     max: 4255 Points

Average Benchmarks Qualcomm Adreno 640 → 100% n=17

Average Benchmarks ARM Mali-G76 MP12 → 79% n=17

Average Benchmarks Qualcomm Adreno 630 → 85% n=17

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* Smaller numbers mean a higher performance
1 This benchmark is not used for the average calculation

Hearthstone

Hearthstone

2020
low 1920x1080
Adreno 630:
29.3  fps
high 1920x1080
Adreno 630:
27.8  fps
low 1280x720
Adreno 630:
0 (!)  fps
PUBG Mobile

PUBG Mobile

2018
low
Mali-G76 MP12:
58 fps  fps
Adreno 630:
60 fps  fps
med.
Mali-G76 MP12:
39 fps  fps
Adreno 630:
40 fps 40 fps ~ 40 fps
high
100%
Adreno 640:
30 fps 40 fps 40 fps 40 fps 59 fps 60 fps 60 fps ~ 47 fps
83%
Mali-G76 MP12:
38 fps 39 fps 40 fps 40 fps ~ 39 fps
77%
Adreno 630:
30 fps 30 fps 30 fps 30 fps 35 fps 40 fps