ARM Mali-G72 MP18 vs ARM Mali-G71 MP20

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-G71 MP20

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The ARM Mali-G71 MP20 is an integrated high-end graphics adapter for ARM SoCs, which was e.g. used in smartphone chip Samsung Exynos 9 8895. It features 20 clusters and is manufactured in 10nm FinFET (in the Exynos 8895). The performance is in the high-end class and therefore all current Android games should run fluently on the chip.

ARM Mali-G72 MP18ARM Mali-G71 MP20
ManufacturerARMARM
Mali-G Series
Mali-G76 MP10 (compare) 10 @ 720 MHz
Mali-G72 MP18 18 @ 850 MHz
Mali-G71 MP20 8 @ 900 (Boost) MHz
Mali-G72 MP12 (compare) 12 @ 850 MHz
Mali-G71 MP8 (compare) 8 @ 900 (Boost) 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 MP10 (compare) 10 @ 720 MHz
Mali-G72 MP18 18 @ 850 MHz
Mali-G71 MP20 8 @ 900 (Boost) MHz
Mali-G72 MP12 (compare) 12 @ 850 MHz
Mali-G71 MP8 (compare) 8 @ 900 (Boost) MHz
Mali-G71 MP2 (compare) 2 @ 770 (Boost) MHz
Mali-G72 MP3 (compare) 3 @ 850 MHz
Mali-G51 MP4 (compare) 4 @ 650 MHz
ArchitectureBifrostBifrost
18 - 8 -
Core850 MHz900 (Boost) MHz
nono
Technology16 nm16 nm
Introduced01.01.2018 29.03.2017
Manufacturerhttps://developer.arm.com/products/graph...https://www.arm.com/products/multimedia/...
CodenameMimir
CPUGPU Base SpeedGPU Boost / Turbo
Samsung Exynos 98108 x ? MHz? MHz? MHz

3DMark - Ice Storm Unlimited Graphics Score 1280x720 offscreen
min: 36190     avg: 43744.3     median: 46610 (9%)     max: 48433 Points
min: 33077     avg: 35410.3     median: 36347 (7%)     max: 36807 Points
3DMark - Sling Shot OpenGL ES 3.0 Unlimited 2560x1440
min: 4018     avg: 4077.7     median: 4091 (30%)     max: 4124 Points
min: 3222     avg: 3554.7     median: 3426 (25%)     max: 4016 Points
3DMark - Sling Shot OpenGL ES 3.0 Unlimited Graphics 2560x1440
min: 4797     avg: 4848     median: 4843 (17%)     max: 4904 Points
min: 3896     avg: 4313.7     median: 4137 (14%)     max: 4908 Points
3DMark - Sling Shot Extreme (ES 3.1) Unlimited 2560x1440
min: 3376     avg: 3415.3     median: 3420 (66%)     max: 3450 Points
min: 2648     avg: 3058     median: 3261 (63%)     max: 3265 Points
3DMark - Sling Shot Extreme (ES 3.1) Unlimited Graphics 2560x1440
min: 3697     avg: 3762     median: 3792 (46%)     max: 3797 Points
min: 2723     avg: 3292.7     median: 3571 (44%)     max: 3584 Points
GFXBench (DX / GLBenchmark) 2.7
T-Rex HD Offscreen C24Z16 1920x1080 + ARM Mali-G72 MP18
T-Rex HD Offscreen C24Z16 1920x1080 + ARM Mali-G71 MP20
T-Rex HD Onscreen C24Z16 + ARM Mali-G72 MP18
T-Rex HD Onscreen C24Z16 + ARM Mali-G71 MP20
GFXBench 3.0 - Manhattan Offscreen OGL off screen
min: 73     avg: 74.3     median: 74 (1%)     max: 76 fps
min: 50     avg: 54.3     median: 51 (1%)     max: 62 fps
GFXBench 3.0 - Manhattan Onscreen OGL on screen
min: 45     avg: 45.7     median: 45 (1%)     max: 47 fps
min: 38     avg: 39     median: 38 (1%)     max: 41 fps
GFXBench - Car Chase Offscreen off screen
28 fps (1%)
25 fps (1%)
GFXBench - Car Chase Onscreen on screen
min: 14     avg: 14.3     median: 14 (1%)     max: 15 fps
13 fps (0%)
Basemark X 1.1 - High Quality
min: 41022     avg: 41846.7     median: 42183 (96%)     max: 42335 fps
Basemark X 1.1 - Medium Quality
min: 41901     avg: 43072.3     median: 43464 (97%)     max: 43852 fps
PassMark PerformanceTest Mobile V1 - 2D Graphics Tests
min: 8620     avg: 8802.5     median: 8802.5 (47%)     max: 8985 Points
7552 Points (41%)
PassMark PerformanceTest Mobile V1 - 3D Graphics Tests
min: 4747     avg: 4762     median: 4762 (85%)     max: 4777 Points
2573 Points (46%)

Average Benchmarks ARM Mali-G72 MP18 → 100%

Average Benchmarks ARM Mali-G71 MP20 → 85%

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1 This benchmark is not used for the average calculation

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Average Gaming ARM Mali-G71 MP20 → 100%

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