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ARM Mali-G78 MP20 vs ARM Mali-G71 MP8

ARM Mali-G78 MP20

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The ARM Mali-G78MP20 is an integrated high-end graphics card for ARM based SoCs (mostly Android based). It was introduced late 2021 in the Google Tensor SoC. It integrates 20 of the 24 possible cores and is based on the second generation of the Valhal architecture. According to ARM it offers two new features: asynchronous top level and fragment dependency tracking.

The graphics card is one of the fastest in Android devices of 2020 and therefore able to run all games fluently.

The GPU supports all modern graphics APIs like OpenGL ES 3.2, Vulkan 1.1 and OpenCL 2.0.

ARM Mali-G71 MP8

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The ARM Mali-G71 MP8 is an integrated high-end graphics adapter for ARM SoCs, which was used in combination with the smartphone and tablet chip HiSilicon Kirin 960 in November 2016 for the first time. Based on initial benchmarks, the GPU performance is slightly better compared to the Adreno 530 in the Qualcomm Snapdragon 821. It is therefore one of the most powerful graphics units for (Android) devices in the end of 2016.

ARM Mali-G78 MP20ARM Mali-G71 MP8
Mali-G Series
Mali-G78 MP24 compare 24
Mali-G78 MP22 compare 24
Mali-G78 MP20 24
Mali-G78 MP14 compare 14
Mali-G77 MP11 compare 11
Mali-G77 MP9 compare 9
Mali-G76 MP16 compare 16
Mali-G76 MP12 compare 10
Mali-G76 MP10 compare 10 @ 0.72 GHz
Mali-G68 MP5 compare 5
Mali-G57 MP6 compare 6
Mali-G57 MP5 compare 5
Mali-G72 MP18 compare 18 @ 0.85 GHz
Mali-G71 MP20 compare 8 @ 0.9 GHz
Mali-G72 MP12 compare 12 @ 0.85 GHz
Mali-G71 MP8 8 @ 0.9 GHz
Mali-G76 MP4 compare 4 @ 0.8 GHz
Mali-G71 MP2 compare 2 @ 0.77 GHz
Mali-G72 MP3 compare 3 @ 0.85 GHz
Mali-G68 MP4 compare 4
Mali-G52 MP6 compare 6
Mali-G68 MP2 compare 2
Mali-G52 MP2 compare 2 @ 0.95 GHz
Mali-G52 MP1 compare 1 @ 0.8 GHz
Mali-G57 MP4 compare 4
Mali-G57 MP3 compare 3
Mali-G57 MP2 compare 2
Mali-G57 MP1 compare 1
Mali-G51 MP4 compare 4 @ 0.65 GHz
Mali-G78 MP24 compare 24
Mali-G78 MP22 compare 24
Mali-G78 MP20 24
Mali-G78 MP14 compare 14
Mali-G77 MP11 compare 11
Mali-G77 MP9 compare 9
Mali-G76 MP16 compare 16
Mali-G76 MP12 compare 10
Mali-G76 MP10 compare 10 @ 0.72 GHz
Mali-G68 MP5 compare 5
Mali-G57 MP6 compare 6
Mali-G57 MP5 compare 5
Mali-G72 MP18 compare 18 @ 0.85 GHz
Mali-G71 MP20 compare 8 @ 0.9 GHz
Mali-G72 MP12 compare 12 @ 0.85 GHz
Mali-G71 MP8 8 @ 0.9 GHz
Mali-G76 MP4 compare 4 @ 0.8 GHz
Mali-G71 MP2 compare 2 @ 0.77 GHz
Mali-G72 MP3 compare 3 @ 0.85 GHz
Mali-G68 MP4 compare 4
Mali-G52 MP6 compare 6
Mali-G68 MP2 compare 2
Mali-G52 MP2 compare 2 @ 0.95 GHz
Mali-G52 MP1 compare 1 @ 0.8 GHz
Mali-G57 MP4 compare 4
Mali-G57 MP3 compare 3
Mali-G57 MP2 compare 2
Mali-G57 MP1 compare 1
Mali-G51 MP4 compare 4 @ 0.65 GHz
CodenameValhallMimir
ArchitectureValhallBifrost
Pipelines24 - unified8 - unified
Shared Memorynono
APIOpenGL ES 3.2OpenGL ES 3.2
technology5 nm16 nm
Date of Announcement26.05.2020 03.06.2016
Link to Manufacturer Pagewww.arm.comwww.arm.com
Core Speed900 (Boost) MHz
CPU in Mali-G78 MP20GPU Base SpeedGPU Boost / Turbo
Google Tensor8 x 1800 MHz? MHz? MHz
CPU in Mali-G71 MP8GPU Base SpeedGPU Boost / Turbo
HiSilicon Kirin 9608 x 2400 MHz? MHz900 MHz
HiSilicon Kirin 960s8 x 2100 MHz? MHz900 MHz
min. - max.? MHz900 - ? MHz

Benchmarks

3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Unlimited Graphics
min: 32243     avg: 35201     median: 35210 (4%)     max: 38979 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Sling Shot (ES 3.0) Unlimited
min: 7344     avg: 8841     median: 9526 (41%)     max: 9654 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Sling Shot (ES 3.0) Unlimited Graphics
min: 11005     avg: 13516     median: 13988 (31%)     max: 15556 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Sling Shot Extreme (ES 3.1) Unlimited
min: 6606     avg: 7184     median: 7205 (36%)     max: 7742 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Sling Shot Extreme (ES 3.1) Unlimited Graphics
min: 8605     avg: 9432     median: 8957 (27%)     max: 10733 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Wild Life Unlimited
min: 7057     avg: 7127     median: 7064 (4%)     max: 7261 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Wild Life Extreme Unlimited
min: 1626     avg: 1816     median: 1823 (2%)     max: 1998 Points
GFXBench - GFXBench 5.0 4K Aztec Ruins High Tier Offscreen
14 fps (6%)
GFXBench - GFXBench 5.0 Aztec Ruins High Tier Offscreen
min: 23     avg: 27     median: 28 (5%)     max: 30 fps
min: 4.7     avg: 5.9     median: 5.9 (1%)     max: 7 fps
GFXBench - GFXBench 5.0 Aztec Ruins Normal Tier Offscreen
min: 49     avg: 58.7     median: 58 (4%)     max: 69 fps
min: 11     avg: 11.5     median: 11.5 (1%)     max: 12 fps
GFXBench - GFXBench Car Chase Offscreen
min: 40     avg: 46.7     median: 48 (5%)     max: 52 fps
GFXBench 3.1 - GFXBench Manhattan ES 3.1 Offscreen
min: 60     avg: 75     median: 65 (1%)     max: 100 fps
GFXBench 3.0 - GFXBench 3.0 Manhattan Offscreen
min: 89     avg: 110     median: 90 (5%)     max: 151 fps
GFXBench (DX / GLBenchmark) 2.7
GFXBench T-Rex HD Offscreen C24Z16 + ARM Mali-G78 MP20
GFXBench (DX / GLBenchmark) 2.7 - GFXBench T-Rex HD Offscreen C24Z16
min: 125     avg: 173.7     median: 144 (1%)     max: 252 fps
GFXBench T-Rex HD Offscreen C24Z16 + ARM Mali-G71 MP8
Antutu v9 - AnTuTu v9 GPU
min: 270503     avg: 282634     median: 282630 (35%)     max: 294770 Points
Basemark X 1.1 - Basemark X 1.1 High Quality
min: 31104     avg: 34536     median: 34536 (78%)     max: 37968 Points
Basemark X 1.1 - Basemark X 1.1 Medium Quality
min: 42176     avg: 42979     median: 42979 (96%)     max: 43782 Points
Basemark GPU 1.2 - Basemark GPU 1.2 Vulkan Official Medium Offscreen 1080
88.8 fps (1%)
PassMark PerformanceTest Mobile V1 - PerformanceTest Mobile V1 2D Graphics Tests
min: 10073     avg: 10164     median: 10164 (10%)     max: 10255 Points
PassMark PerformanceTest Mobile V1 - PerformanceTest Mobile V1 3D Graphics Tests
min: 1909     avg: 1915     median: 1915 (3%)     max: 1921 Points
Power Consumption - GFXBench Aztec Ruins Normal Tier Offscreen Power Consumption 150cd *
min: 8.65     avg: 9.8     median: 10.3 (4%)     max: 10.4 Watt

Average Benchmarks ARM Mali-G78 MP20 → 100% n=10

Average Benchmarks ARM Mali-G71 MP8 → 29% n=10

- Range of benchmark values for this graphics card
- Average benchmark values for this graphics card
* Smaller numbers mean a higher performance
1 This benchmark is not used for the average calculation

Game Benchmarks

The following benchmarks stem from our benchmarks of review laptops. The performance depends on the used graphics memory, clock rate, processor, system settings, drivers, and operating systems. So the results don't have to be representative for all laptops with this GPU. For detailed information on the benchmark results, click on the fps number.

Armajet

Armajet

2020
high
100%
Mali-G78 MP20:
60  fps
PUBG Mobile

PUBG Mobile

2018
high
100%
Mali-G78 MP20:
30 40 ~ 35 fps
Arena of Valor

Arena of Valor

2018
low
Mali-G71 MP8:
58 60 ~ 59 fps
ultra
Mali-G71 MP8:
58 60 ~ 59 fps
Shadow Fight 3

Shadow Fight 3

2018
low
Mali-G71 MP8:
30 58 ~ 44 fps
high
Mali-G71 MP8:
30 58 60 ~ 49 fps
Battle Bay

Battle Bay

2018
low
Mali-G71 MP8:
58 60 ~ 59 fps
high
Mali-G71 MP8:
58 60 60 ~ 59 fps
Dead Trigger 2

Dead Trigger 2

2013
high
100%
Mali-G78 MP20:
85  fps
56%
Mali-G71 MP8:
30 45 56 60 ~ 48 fps
Asphalt 8: Airborne

Asphalt 8: Airborne

2013
low
Mali-G71 MP8:
29 29 30 30 ~ 30 fps
high
Mali-G71 MP8:
29 29 30 30 ~ 30 fps
Temple Run 2

Temple Run 2

2013
high
100%
Mali-G78 MP20:
90  fps

Average Gaming ARM Mali-G78 MP20 → 100%

Average Gaming 30-70 fps → 100%

Average Gaming ARM Mali-G71 MP8 → 56%

Average Gaming 30-70 fps → 56%

ARM Mali-G78 MP20lowmed.highultraQHD4K
Armajet60
PUBG Mobile35
Dead Trigger 285
Temple Run 290
< 30 fps
< 60 fps
< 120 fps
≥ 120 fps







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ARM Mali-G71 MP8lowmed.highultraQHD4K
Arena of Valor5959
Shadow Fight 34449
Battle Bay5959
Dead Trigger 248
Asphalt 8: Airborne3030
< 30 fps
< 60 fps
< 120 fps
≥ 120 fps

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