ARM Mali-G51 MP4 vs ARM Mali-G72 MP18

ARM Mali-G51 MP4

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The ARM Mali-G51 MP4 is an integrated mid-range graphics card for ARM based SoCs (mostly Android based). It was introduced mid 2018 in the HiSilicon Kirin 710 and uses 4 clusters (hence the MP4name). 

The G51 is based on the Bifrost architecture and is intended for cheap mainstream phones. ARM suggests typical clock speeds of 650 MHz with up to 6 cores (MP6).

The GPU supports all modern graphics APIs like OpenGL ES 3.2, Vulkan 1.0, OpenCL 2.0, DirectX 12 FL9_3 (versus 11 in the G7x line) and Renderscript.

ARM Mali-G72 MP18

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The ARM Mali-G72 MP18 is an integrated high-end graphics card for ARM based SoCs (mostly Android based). It was introduced in early 2018 in the Exynos 9810 (e.g. Galaxy S9). It integrates 18 of the 32 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.

In our benchmarks it slightly below a Adreno 540 and is therefore suitable for demanding mobile games.

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

ARM Mali-G51 MP4ARM Mali-G72 MP18
ManufacturerARMARM
Mali-G Series
Mali-G76 MP16 (compare) 16
Mali-G76 MP12 (compare) 10
Mali-G76 MP10 (compare) 10 @ 720 MHz
Mali-G72 MP18 18 @ 850 MHz
Mali-G71 MP20 (compare) 8 @ 900 (Boost) MHz
Mali-G72 MP12 (compare) 12 @ 850 MHz
Mali-G71 MP8 (compare) 8 @ 900 (Boost) MHz
Mali-G76 MP4 (compare) 4 @ 800 MHz
Mali-G71 MP2 (compare) 2 @ 770 (Boost) MHz
Mali-G72 MP3 (compare) 3 @ 850 MHz
Mali-G51 MP4 4 @ 650 MHz
Mali-G76 MP16 (compare) 16
Mali-G76 MP12 (compare) 10
Mali-G76 MP10 (compare) 10 @ 720 MHz
Mali-G72 MP18 18 @ 850 MHz
Mali-G71 MP20 (compare) 8 @ 900 (Boost) MHz
Mali-G72 MP12 (compare) 12 @ 850 MHz
Mali-G71 MP8 (compare) 8 @ 900 (Boost) MHz
Mali-G76 MP4 (compare) 4 @ 800 MHz
Mali-G71 MP2 (compare) 2 @ 770 (Boost) MHz
Mali-G72 MP3 (compare) 3 @ 850 MHz
Mali-G51 MP4 4 @ 650 MHz
ArchitectureBifrostBifrost
4 - 18 -
Core650 MHz850 MHz
nono
Technology12 nm16 nm
Introduced19.07.2018 01.01.2018
Manufacturerhttps://developer.arm.com/products/graph...https://developer.arm.com/products/graph...
CPUGPU Base SpeedGPU Boost / Turbo
HiSilicon Kirin 7108 x 2200 MHz? MHz? MHz

3DMark - Ice Storm Unlimited Graphics Score 1280x720 offscreen
min: 12426     avg: 20229     median: 21533 (4%)     max: 22605 Points
min: 36190     avg: 43744     median: 46610 (9%)     max: 48433 Points
3DMark - Sling Shot OpenGL ES 3.0 Unlimited 2560x1440
min: 844     avg: 1376     median: 1481 (11%)     max: 1534 Points
min: 4018     avg: 4078     median: 4091 (30%)     max: 4124 Points
3DMark - Sling Shot OpenGL ES 3.0 Unlimited Graphics 2560x1440
min: 740     avg: 1229     median: 1316 (5%)     max: 1378 Points
min: 4797     avg: 4848     median: 4843 (17%)     max: 4904 Points
3DMark - Sling Shot Extreme (ES 3.1) Unlimited 2560x1440
min: 563     avg: 960     median: 966 (12%)     max: 1351 Points
min: 3376     avg: 3415     median: 3420 (42%)     max: 3450 Points
3DMark - Sling Shot Extreme (ES 3.1) Unlimited Graphics 2560x1440
min: 470     avg: 825     median: 838 (10%)     max: 1194 Points
min: 3697     avg: 3762     median: 3792 (45%)     max: 3797 Points
GFXBench (DX / GLBenchmark) 2.7
T-Rex HD Offscreen C24Z16 1920x1080 + ARM Mali-G51 MP4
T-Rex HD Offscreen C24Z16 1920x1080 + ARM Mali-G72 MP18
T-Rex HD Onscreen C24Z16 + ARM Mali-G51 MP4
T-Rex HD Onscreen C24Z16 + ARM Mali-G72 MP18
GFXBench 3.0 - Manhattan Offscreen OGL off screen
min: 17     avg: 20.4     median: 21 (4%)     max: 21 fps
min: 73     avg: 74.3     median: 74 (13%)     max: 76 fps
GFXBench 3.0 - Manhattan Onscreen OGL on screen
min: 16     avg: 18.5     median: 19 (5%)     max: 19 fps
min: 45     avg: 45.7     median: 45 (12%)     max: 47 fps
GFXBench - Aztec Ruins High Tier Onscreen
min: 2.2     avg: 4     median: 4.1 (3%)     max: 7 fps
GFXBench - Aztec Ruins High Tier Offscreen 2560x1440
min: 2.6     avg: 2.9     median: 2.6 (2%)     max: 4 fps
GFXBench - Aztec Ruins Normal Tier Onscreen
min: 4.6     avg: 6     median: 6.4 (3%)     max: 6.9 fps
GFXBench - Aztec Ruins Normal Tier Offscreen 1920x1080
min: 4.6     avg: 6.4     median: 7 (2%)     max: 7 fps
GFXBench - Car Chase Offscreen off screen
min: 6.9     avg: 7.6     median: 7.7 (2%)     max: 7.7 fps
28 fps (7%)
GFXBench - Car Chase Onscreen on screen
min: 6.4     avg: 6.7     median: 6.8 (3%)     max: 7.1 fps
min: 14     avg: 14.3     median: 14 (5%)     max: 15 fps
PassMark PerformanceTest Mobile V1 - 2D Graphics Tests
min: 7197     avg: 7220     median: 7220 (34%)     max: 7243 Points
min: 8620     avg: 8803     median: 8802.5 (42%)     max: 8985 Points
PassMark PerformanceTest Mobile V1 - 3D Graphics Tests
min: 1883     avg: 1994     median: 1994 (32%)     max: 2105 Points
min: 4747     avg: 4762     median: 4762 (75%)     max: 4777 Points

Average Benchmarks ARM Mali-G51 MP4 → 100%

Average Benchmarks ARM Mali-G72 MP18 → 287%

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

PUBG Mobile

PUBG Mobile

2018
low
100%
Mali-G51 MP4:
25 fps  fps
160%
Mali-G72 MP18:
40 fps  fps
med.
100%
Mali-G51 MP4:
25 fps 30 fps ~ 28 fps
high
100%
Mali-G51 MP4:
23 fps 27 fps ~ 25 fps
160%
Mali-G72 MP18:
40 fps  fps
Mali-G51 MP4:
»
Mali-G72 MP18:
»
World of Tanks Blitz

World of Tanks Blitz

2018
high
Mali-G72 MP18:
59 fps 60 fps ~ 60 fps
Mali-G72 MP18:
»
Arena of Valor

Arena of Valor

2018
low
100%
Mali-G51 MP4:
30 fps 31 fps 31 fps 32 fps ~ 31 fps
194%
Mali-G72 MP18:
60 fps  fps
ultra
100%
Mali-G51 MP4:
30 fps 31 fps 31 fps 31 fps ~ 31 fps
194%
Mali-G72 MP18:
59 fps 60 fps 60 fps ~ 60 fps
Mali-G51 MP4:
»
Mali-G72 MP18:
»
Shadow Fight 3

Shadow Fight 3

2018
high
Mali-G72 MP18:
59 fps 60 fps ~ 60 fps
Mali-G72 MP18:
»
Battle Bay

Battle Bay

2018
high
Mali-G72 MP18:
60 fps 60 fps ~ 60 fps
Mali-G72 MP18:
»
Dead Trigger 2

Dead Trigger 2

2013
high
100%
Mali-G51 MP4:
60 fps  fps
50%
Mali-G72 MP18:
30 fps 30 fps ~ 30 fps
Mali-G51 MP4:
»
Mali-G72 MP18:
»
Asphalt 8: Airborne

Asphalt 8: Airborne

2013
high
Mali-G72 MP18:
30  fps 30 fps ~ 30 fps
Mali-G72 MP18:
»

Asphalt 9: Legends

2013
low
100%
Mali-G51 MP4:
30 fps 30 fps 30 fps 30 fps 31 fps ~ 30 fps
100%
Mali-G72 MP18:
30 fps  fps
high
100%
Mali-G51 MP4:
29 fps 30 fps 30 fps 30 fps 30 fps 30 fps ~ 30 fps
100%
Mali-G72 MP18:
30 fps  fps
Mali-G51 MP4:
»
Mali-G72 MP18:
»

Average Gaming ARM Mali-G51 MP4 → 100%

Average Gaming ARM Mali-G72 MP18 → 137%

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