ARM Mali-G72 MP12 vs ARM Mali-G76 MP16

ARM Mali-G72 MP12

ARM Mali-G72 MP12

The ARM Mali-G72 MP12 is an integrated high-end graphics card for ARM based SoCs (mostly Android based). It was introduced in October 2017 in the Huawei Mate 10 and uses 12 clusters (hence the MP12 name). In our benchmarks it performs between a Adreno 530 and 540 and is therefore suitable for demanding mobile games.

The G72 is based on the second generation of the Bifrost architecture and offers improvements in the machine learning efficiency and a bigger tile buffer for 16x anti-aliasing.

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-G76 MP16

► remove ARM Mali-G76 MP16

The ARM Mali-G76 MP16 is an integrated high-end graphics card for ARM based SoCs (mostly Android based). It was introduced early 2019 in the Kirin 990 5G and according to Huawei should be about 6% faster and 20% more efficient than a Adreno 640 in a Snapdragon 855. It integrates 16 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.

ARM Mali-G72 MP12ARM Mali-G76 MP16
ManufacturerARMARM
Mali-G Series
Mali-G76 MP16 16
Mali-G76 MP12 (compare) 10
Mali-G76 MP10 (compare) 10 @ 720 MHz
Mali-G72 MP18 (compare) 18 @ 850 MHz
Mali-G71 MP20 (compare) 8 @ 900 (Boost) MHz
Mali-G72 MP12 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 (compare) 4 @ 650 MHz
Mali-G76 MP16 16
Mali-G76 MP12 (compare) 10
Mali-G76 MP10 (compare) 10 @ 720 MHz
Mali-G72 MP18 (compare) 18 @ 850 MHz
Mali-G71 MP20 (compare) 8 @ 900 (Boost) MHz
Mali-G72 MP12 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 (compare) 4 @ 650 MHz
ArchitectureBifrostBifrost
12 - 16 -
Core850 MHz
nono
Technology16 nm7 nm
Introduced18.10.2017 31.08.2018
Manufacturerhttps://developer.arm.com/products/graph...https://developer.arm.com/products/graph...
CPUGPU Base SpeedGPU Boost / Turbo
HiSilicon Kirin 9708 x 2400 MHz? MHz? MHz

3DMark - Ice Storm Unlimited Graphics Score 1280x720 offscreen
min: 22429     avg: 32596     median: 33740 (6%)     max: 36231 Points
75073 Points (14%)
3DMark - Sling Shot OpenGL ES 3.0 Unlimited 2560x1440
min: 2021     avg: 3208     median: 3360.5 (25%)     max: 3710 Points
7098 Points (53%)
3DMark - Sling Shot OpenGL ES 3.0 Unlimited Graphics 2560x1440
min: 2062     avg: 3386     median: 3545 (12%)     max: 4040 Points
7970 Points (28%)
3DMark - Sling Shot Extreme (ES 3.1) Unlimited 2560x1440
min: 2487     avg: 2882     median: 2961.5 (37%)     max: 3070 Points
6382 Points (79%)
3DMark - Sling Shot Extreme (ES 3.1) Unlimited Graphics 2560x1440
min: 2597     avg: 2945     median: 3012.5 (36%)     max: 3109 Points
6657 Points (79%)
GFXBench (DX / GLBenchmark) 2.7
T-Rex HD Offscreen C24Z16 1920x1080 + ARM Mali-G72 MP12
T-Rex HD Offscreen C24Z16 1920x1080 + ARM Mali-G76 MP16
T-Rex HD Onscreen C24Z16 + ARM Mali-G72 MP12
T-Rex HD Onscreen C24Z16 + ARM Mali-G76 MP16
GFXBench 3.0 - Manhattan Offscreen OGL off screen
min: 23     avg: 54.6     median: 59 (11%)     max: 66 fps
106 fps (19%)
GFXBench 3.0 - Manhattan Onscreen OGL on screen
min: 26     avg: 50.4     median: 54.5 (15%)     max: 56 fps
60 fps (16%)
GFXBench - Aztec Ruins High Tier Onscreen
min: 13     avg: 13.8     median: 14 (9%)     max: 14 fps
26 fps (17%)
GFXBench - Aztec Ruins High Tier Offscreen 2560x1440
min: 8.4     avg: 8.6     median: 8.6 (5%)     max: 8.7 fps
19 fps (11%)
GFXBench - Aztec Ruins Normal Tier Onscreen
min: 9.3     avg: 19.7     median: 22 (11%)     max: 23 fps
40 fps (20%)
GFXBench - Aztec Ruins Normal Tier Offscreen 1920x1080
min: 10     avg: 20.6     median: 23 (5%)     max: 24 fps
49 fps (12%)
GFXBench - Car Chase Offscreen off screen
min: 11     avg: 20.4     median: 21 (5%)     max: 23 fps
41 fps (10%)
GFXBench - Car Chase Onscreen on screen
min: 10     avg: 19.8     median: 21 (8%)     max: 23 fps
34 fps (13%)
Basemark X 1.1 - High Quality
25922 fps (59%)
Basemark X 1.1 - Medium Quality
39033 fps (87%)
PassMark PerformanceTest Mobile V1 - 2D Graphics Tests
8180 Points (39%)
14976 Points (71%)
PassMark PerformanceTest Mobile V1 - 3D Graphics Tests
3761 Points (60%)
5015 Points (79%)

Average Benchmarks ARM Mali-G72 MP12 → 100%

Average Benchmarks ARM Mali-G76 MP16 → 182%

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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-G72 MP12:
32 fps  fps
high
100%
Mali-G72 MP12:
32 fps 32 fps 33 fps 40 fps ~ 34 fps
118%
Mali-G76 MP16:
40 fps  fps
Mali-G72 MP12:
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Mali-G76 MP16:
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World of Tanks Blitz

World of Tanks Blitz

2018
high
100%
Mali-G72 MP12:
60 fps  fps
Mali-G72 MP12:
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Arena of Valor

Arena of Valor

2018
low
100%
Mali-G72 MP12:
31 fps 55 fps ~ 43 fps
ultra
100%
Mali-G72 MP12:
30 fps 54 fps 58 fps 58 fps ~ 50 fps
Mali-G72 MP12:
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Shadow Fight 3

Shadow Fight 3

2018
low
100%
Mali-G72 MP12:
60 fps  fps
Mali-G72 MP12:
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Dead Trigger 2

Dead Trigger 2

2013
high
100%
Mali-G72 MP12:
30 30 30 59 fps ~ 37 fps
162%
Mali-G76 MP16:
60 fps  fps
Mali-G72 MP12:
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Mali-G76 MP16:
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Asphalt 8: Airborne

Asphalt 8: Airborne

2013
low
100%
Mali-G72 MP12:
30 30 30 ~ 30 fps
high
100%
Mali-G72 MP12:
29 29 30 30 fps ~ 30 fps
Mali-G72 MP12:
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Asphalt 9: Legends

2013
low
100%
Mali-G72 MP12:
30 fps  fps
high
100%
Mali-G72 MP12:
30 fps  fps
100%
Mali-G76 MP16:
30 fps  fps
Mali-G72 MP12:
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Mali-G76 MP16:
»
Real Racing 3

Real Racing 3

2013
high
100%
Mali-G72 MP12:
51 fps  fps
Mali-G72 MP12:
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Average Gaming ARM Mali-G72 MP12 → 100%

Average Gaming ARM Mali-G76 MP16 → 127%

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Redaktion, 2017-09- 8 (Update: 2017-09-11)