Samsung Exynos 990 Review. Benchmark Results

It is a review of Samsung Exynos 990 in which you will learn its technical specifications and benchmark.

Its standard number of cores is 8. The base clock speed of Samsung Exynos 990 is 2.00 GHz whilst its clock speed in turbo boost is 2.73 GHz.

Samsung Exynos 990 support the LPDDR5-2750 chanel ram. The architecture of Cortex-A77 / Cortex-A55 is made on the 8 nm technology node.

Samsung Exynos 990 specs

Samsung Exynos 990 review will present you all the benefits and drawbacks of the model’s performance and speed. To define the best CPU, we recommend checking benchmark results and compare them to another model.

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

Technical characteristics presented below are basic and influence mostly the general performance while working and playing games. It is based on the “more-better” principle.

Frequency: 2.00 GHz   CPU Cores: 8
Turbo (1 Core): 2.73 GHz   CPU Threads: 8
Hyperthreading: No   Overclocking: No
Turbo (8 Cores): 2.73 GHz   Core architecture: hybrid (Prime / big.LITTLE)
A core: 2x Exynos M5   B core: 2x Cortex-A76
C core: 4x Cortex-A55  

Internal Graphics

The manufacturer has equipped CPU with a built-in graphics card being an additional advantage. Note please its manufacturing technological process and clock frequency.

GPU name: ARM Mali-G77 MP11
GPU frequency: 0.80 GHz   GPU (Turbo): No turbo
Generation: Vallhall 1   DirectX Version: 12
Execution units: 11   Shader: 176
Max. displays: 1   Technology: 7 nm
Release date: Q2/2019   Max. GPU Memory: 4 GB

Hardware codec support

Here are useful figures which CPU can boast in our review. It is technical information you can skip.

h264: Decode / Encode
JPEG: Decode / Encode
VP8: Decode / Encode
VP9: Decode / Encode
VC-1: Decode / Encode
AVC: Decode / Encode
h265 / HEVC (8 bit): Decode / Encode
h265 / HEVC (10 bit): Decode / Encode
AV1: No

RAM and PCIe

A CPU is a device using mostly all capacity of the system for increasing speed and efficiency to operate. So, the more modern a memory standard and the bigger its maximum supported storage are, the better it is.

Memory type: LPDDR5-2750   Max. Memory: 12 GB
Memory channels: 4   ECC: No


Find out if processor supports the AES-NI extension developed by Intel Company which is used for boosting apps.

AES-NI: No  

Thermal Management

A standard power supply may be quite enough for low-performing and old processors, yet modern chips may need a strong cooling system and powerful power supply. To define it, pay attention please to the TDP figure and maximum temperature in operating mode.

Tjunction max.: --   TDP up: --
TDP down: --   TDP (PL2): --

Technical details

Here is the key information of processor. It presents L2 and L3 cash data, a socket supported by the motherboard, date of manufacture and the set of the ISA compatible instructions.

L3-Cache: 2.00 MB   Technology: 8 nm
Architecture: Cortex-A77 / Cortex-A55   Virtualization: None
Socket: N/A   Release date: Q1/2020
Instruction set (ISA): x86-64 (64 bit)   L2-Cache: 1.50 MB
Part Number: --

Devices using this processor

Learn which laptops and workstations use Samsung Exynos 990

Used in: Samsung Galaxy S20 Samsung Galaxy S20+ Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra

CPU generation and family

Name: Samsung Exynos 990   Segment: Mobile
CPU group: Samsung Exynos 900
Family: Samsung Exynos   Generation: 9
Predecessor: --   Successor: --

AnTuTu 8 benchmark

The AnTuTu 8 benchmark estimation shows the rating of a mobile processor, RAM, graphics accelerator at one evaluation. The higher the figure is, the better it is.

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