HiSilicon Kirin 655 vs AMD Ryzen Embedded V2718

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HiSilicon Kirin 655 or HiSilicon Kirin 655 – which processor offers superior performance? In this comparison, we examine disparities and assess which of these two CPUs outperforms the other. We delve into technical specifications and benchmark outcomes.
The HiSilicon Kirin 655 features 8 processor cores and has the capability to manage 8 threads concurrently.
It was released in Q2/2016 and belongs to the 4 generation of the HiSilicon Kirin series.
The AMD Ryzen Embedded V2718 features 8 processor cores and has the capability to manage 16 threads concurrently.
It was released in Q4/2020 and belongs to the 2 generation of the AMD Ryzen Embedded V series.
To use the AMD Ryzen Embedded V2718, you'll need a motherboard with a FP6 socket.
Mobile Segment Desktop / Server
4 Generation 2
HiSilicon Kirin Family AMD Ryzen Embedded V
HiSilicon Kirin 655 Name AMD Ryzen Embedded V2718
HiSilicon Kirin 650 Group AMD Ryzen Embedded V2000
 
 

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The HiSilicon Kirin 655 has 8 CPU cores and can calculate 8 threads in parallel.
The clock frequency of the A-Core is 2.12 GHz.
The number of CPU cores greatly affects the speed of the processor and is an important performance indicator.
Processors with hybrid (big.LITTLE) architecture strike a balance between performance and power efficiency, making them ideal for mobile devices.
The AMD Ryzen Embedded V2718 has 8 CPU cores and can calculate 16 threads in parallel.
The clock frequency of the AMD Ryzen Embedded V2718 is 1.7 GHz
and turbo frequency for one core is 4.15 GHz.
8 CPU Cores 8
8 Threads 16
1.7 GHz B-Core Frequency None
None None 8x
None None 1.7 GHz
No Hyperthreading Yes
None None 4.15 GHz
4x Cortex-A53 Cores B None
hybrid (big.LITTLE) Core architecture normal
4x Cortex-A53 Cores A None
No Overclocking No
2.12 GHz A-Core Frequency None
 
 

Internal Graphics

The HiSilicon Kirin 655 has integrated graphics, called iGPU for short.
Specifically, the HiSilicon Kirin 655 uses the ARM Mali-T830 MP2, which has 32 texture shaders
and 2 execution units.
The iGPU uses the system's main memory as graphics memory and sits on the processor's die.
The AMD Ryzen Embedded V2718 has integrated graphics, called iGPU for short.
Specifically, the AMD Ryzen Embedded V2718 uses the AMD Radeon 7 Graphics (Renoir), which has 448 texture shaders
and 7 execution units.
2 Execution units 7
Midgard 4 Generation 9
ARM Mali-T830 MP2 GPU name AMD Radeon 7 Graphics (Renoir)
0 bytes Max. GPU Memory 2.0 GB
28 nm Technology 7 nm
-- GPU (Turbo) --
0.9 GHz GPU frequency 1.6 GHz
11 Direct X 12
32 Shaders 448
-- Max. displays --
Q4/2015 Release date Q1/2020
 
 

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

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Hardware codec support

A photo or video codec that is accelerated in hardware can greatly accelerate the working speed of a processor and extend the battery life of notebooks or smartphones when playing videos.
No AV1 No
Decode h265 / HEVC (10 bit) Decode / Encode
Decode / Encode JPEG Decode / Encode
No VC-1 Decode
Decode / Encode h264 Decode / Encode
Decode / Encode VP8 Decode / Encode
Decode / Encode h265 / HEVC (8 bit) Decode / Encode
No AVC Decode / Encode
No VP9 Decode / Encode
 
 

Memory & PCIe

The processor supports a maximum memory capacity of 64.0 GB distributed across 2 memory channels. It offers a peak memory bandwidth of 51.2 GB/s. Both the type and quantity of memory can have a substantial impact on the overall system performance.
No AES-NI Yes
No ECC Yes
LPDDR3-933 Memory type DDR4-3200, LPDDR4X-3200
pci PCIe pci
2 Memory channels 2
0 bytes Max. Memory 64.0 GB
-- Bandwidth 51.2 GB/s
 
 

Thermal Management

TDP indicates the cooling solution needed to effectively manage the processor's heat. It generally provides an approximate indication of the actual power consumption of the CPU itself.
The processor has a thermal design power (TDP) of 15 W watts.
None TDP down 25 W
-- Tjunction max 105 °C
None TDP up 10 W
None TDP (PL1 / PBP) 15 W
 
 

Technical details

The HiSilicon Kirin 655 is manufactured using a 16 nm process.
A smaller manufacturing process indicates a more contemporary and energy-efficient CPU.
A substantial cache can significantly enhance the processor's performance, particularly in scenarios like gaming.
The AMD Ryzen Embedded V2718 is manufactured using a 7 nm process.
In total, this processor boasts a generous 8.0 MB cache.
0 bytes L2-Cache 4.0 MB
Chiplet Chip design Chiplet
-- Part Number --
0 bytes L3-Cache 8.0 MB
None Virtualization AMD-V, SVM
Socket FP6
Q2/2016 Release date Q4/2020
16 nm Technology 7 nm
Cortex-A53 / Cortex-A53 Architecture Grey Hawk (Zen 2)
ARMv8-A64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) x86-64 (64 bit)
ISA extensions SSE4a, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, FMA3, AVX2
Technical data sheet Documents Technical data sheet
Android Operating systems Windows 10, Linux, Windows 11
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