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ST-Ericsson NovaThor U8500

NovaThor U8500

The ST-Ericsson NovaThor U8500 is a System on a Chip (SoC) for smartphones and tablets. It features two Cortex-A9 cores with NEON extensions, a ARM Mali-400 MP1 single core graphics card, a media processor and a integrated HSPA+ modem.

The performance is similar to the Nvidia Tegra 2 (Geekbench total score) but in the Stream subtest, where the NovaThor is much faster.

Series
CodenameARMv7
Series: ARMv7
» ST-Ericsson NovaThor U85001000 MHz2 / 2
ST-Ericsson NovaThor U8420 compare1000 MHz2 / 2
Clock Rate1000 MHz
Number of Cores / Threads2 / 2
Manufacturing Technology45 nm
FeaturesARM Mali 400 (Single Core), LP-DDR2 memory, HSPA
Announcement Date06/01/2011
Product Link (external) NovaThor U8500

Benchmarks

Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Memory
min: 787     avg: 795     median: 793 (7%)     max: 806 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Integer
min: 598     avg: 633     median: 607 (1%)     max: 694 Points
Linpack Android / IOS - Linpack Single Thread
min: 33.87     avg: 36     median: 34.5 (3%)     max: 39.73 MFLOPS
- Range of benchmark values for this graphics card
- Average benchmark values for this graphics card
* Smaller numbers mean a higher performance

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Reviews for the NovaThor U8500 processor

Samsung Galaxy beam (ARM Mali-400 MP, 4")
» Review Samsung Galaxy Beam (GT-I8530) Smartphone - Review

Samsung Galaxy Xcover 2 GT-S7710 (ARM Mali-400 MP, 4")
» Review Samsung Galaxy Xcover 2 GT-S7710 Smartphone - Review
» Samsung Galaxy Xcover 2 GT-S7710 - External Review

Samsung S3 Mini GT-I8190 (ARM Mali-400 MP, 4")
» Review Samsung S3 Mini GT-I8190 Smartphone - Review
» Samsung S3 Mini GT-I8190 - External Review

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» HiSilicon Kirin 820
   8x 1.84 GHz - 2.36 GHz
» HiSilicon Kirin 810
   8x 1.88 GHz - 2.27 GHz
» HiSilicon Kirin 980
   8x - 2.6 GHz
» HiSilicon Kirin 970
   8x 2.4 GHz
» HiSilicon Kirin 960
   8x 2.4 GHz
» HiSilicon Kirin 960s
   8x 2.1 GHz
» Apple A9X
   2x 2.26 GHz
» HiSilicon Kirin 955
   8x 2.5 GHz
» HiSilicon Kirin 950
   8x 2.3 GHz
» MediaTek Helio X27 MT6797X
   10x 2.6 GHz
» HiSilicon Kirin 710
   8x 2.2 GHz
» Apple A9
   2x 1.8 GHz
» Samsung Exynos 850
   8x - 2 GHz
» Apple A8X
   3x 1.5 GHz
» Apple A8
   2x 1.4 GHz
» UNISOC SC9863A
   8x 1.6 GHz
» VIA Nano QuadCore L4700
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» HiSilicon Kirin 925
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» HiSilicon Kirin 920
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» HiSilicon Kirin 935
   8x 2.2 GHz
» HiSilicon Kirin 659
   8x 2.36 GHz
» HiSilicon Kirin 658
   8x 2.35 GHz
» HiSilicon Kirin 655
   8x 2.1 GHz
» HiSilicon Kirin 650
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» HiSilicon Kirin 930
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» HiSilicon Kirin 620
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» Rockchip RK3288
   4x 1.8 GHz
» MediaTek MT8163 V/A 1.5 GHz
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» HiSilicon Kirin 910T
   4x 1.8 GHz
» MediaTek MT8163 V/B 1.3 GHz
   4x 1.3 GHz
» MediaTek MT8161
   4x 1.3 GHz
» Rockchip RK3188
   4x 1.8 GHz
» HiSilicon Kirin 910
   4x 1.6 GHz
» Intel Celeron 220
   1x 1.2 GHz
» AMD GX-210JA
   2x 1 GHz
» Marvell Armada PXA1908
   4x 1.2 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 4100+
   4x - 1.7 GHz
» Apple A6x
   2x 1.4 GHz
» Apple A6
   2x 1 GHz
» Apple S5
   2x
» Marvell PXA1088
   4x 1.2 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 3100
   4x - 1.2 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 2100
   4x - 1.2 GHz
» Intel Celeron 2.8 GHz
   1x 2.8 GHz
» Texas Instruments OMAP 4470
   2x 1.5 GHz
» HiSilicon k3v2 Hi3620
   4x 1.2 GHz
» Rockchip RK3066 1.5 GHz
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» Apple A5
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» ST-Ericsson NovaThor U8500
   2x 1 GHz
» ST-Ericsson NovaThor U8420
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   1x 1 GHz
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   1x 1 GHz
» Rockchip RK2918
   1x 1 GHz
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   1x 1 GHz
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   1x 1 GHz
» ARM Cortex A8 1GHz
   1x 1 GHz
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   4x 1 GHz
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   1x 0.9 GHz
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   2x 0.08 GHz
» Huawei Kirin A1
   1x 0.2 GHz
» Cypress PSoC6 MCU
   2x 0.15 GHz
» DK3.5+ST
   2x
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Surrounding CPUs

+ Nvidia Tegra 2 (250)
   2x 1 GHz
+ Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 8210
   2x 1.2 GHz
+ MediaTek MT8317T
   2x 1.2 GHz
+ MediaTek MT6577
   2x 1 GHz
+ Samsung Exynos 9110
   2x 1.15 GHz
» ST-Ericsson NovaThor U8500
   2x 1 GHz
- Intel Atom Z510
   1x 1.1 GHz
- Intel Atom Z2000
   1x 1 GHz
- MediaTek MT6575
   1x 1 GHz
- NXP i.MX 6SLL
   1x 1 GHz
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Klaus Hinum (Update: 2013-01- 2)