HiSilicon Kirin 950 vs AMD Ryzen 3 4300G

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HiSilicon Kirin 950 or HiSilicon Kirin 950 – 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 950 features 8 processor cores and has the capability to manage 8 threads concurrently.
It was released in Q4/2015 and belongs to the 4 generation of the HiSilicon Kirin series.
The AMD Ryzen 3 4300G features 4 processor cores and has the capability to manage 8 threads concurrently.
It was released in Q3/2020 and belongs to the 3 generation of the AMD Ryzen 3 series.
To use the AMD Ryzen 3 4300G, you'll need a motherboard with a AM4 (PGA 1331) socket.
Mobile Segment Desktop / Server
4 Generation 3
HiSilicon Kirin Family AMD Ryzen 3
HiSilicon Kirin 950 Name AMD Ryzen 3 4300G
HiSilicon Kirin 950 Group AMD Ryzen 4000G
 
 

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The HiSilicon Kirin 950 has 8 CPU cores and can calculate 8 threads in parallel.
The clock frequency of the A-Core is 2.3 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 3 4300G has 4 CPU cores and can calculate 8 threads in parallel.
The clock frequency of the AMD Ryzen 3 4300G is 3.8 GHz
and turbo frequency for one core is 4.0 GHz.
8 CPU Cores 4
8 Threads 8
1.8 GHz B-Core Frequency None
None None 4x Zen 2
None None 3.8 GHz
No Hyperthreading Yes
None None 4.0 GHz
None None 4.0 GHz
4x Cortex-A53 Cores B None
hybrid (big.LITTLE) Core architecture normal
4x Cortex-A72 Cores A None
No Overclocking Yes
2.3 GHz A-Core Frequency None
 
 

Internal Graphics

The HiSilicon Kirin 950 has integrated graphics, called iGPU for short.
Specifically, the HiSilicon Kirin 950 uses the ARM Mali-T880 MP4, which has 64 texture shaders
and 4 execution units.
The iGPU uses the system's main memory as graphics memory and sits on the processor's die.
The AMD Ryzen 3 4300G has integrated graphics, called iGPU for short.
Specifically, the AMD Ryzen 3 4300G uses the AMD Radeon 6 Graphics (Renoir), which has 384 texture shaders
and 6 execution units.
4 Execution units 6
Midgard 4 Generation 9
ARM Mali-T880 MP4 GPU name AMD Radeon 6 Graphics (Renoir)
0 bytes Max. GPU Memory 2.0 GB
16 nm Technology 7 nm
0.9 GHz GPU (Turbo) --
0.9 GHz GPU frequency 1.7 GHz
11 Direct X 12
64 Shaders 384
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Q2/2016 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 32.0 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
LPDDR4 Memory type DDR4-3200
pci PCIe pci
2 Memory channels 2
0 bytes Max. Memory 32.0 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 65 W watts.
None TDP down 45 W
-- Tjunction max 100 °C
None TDP (PL1 / PBP) 65 W
 
 

Technical details

The HiSilicon Kirin 950 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 3 4300G is manufactured using a 7 nm process.
In total, this processor boasts a generous 4.0 MB cache.
0 bytes L2-Cache 2.0 MB
Chiplet Chip design Chiplet
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0 bytes L3-Cache 4.0 MB
None Virtualization AMD-V, SVM
Socket AM4 (PGA 1331)
Q4/2015 Release date Q3/2020
16 nm Technology 7 nm
Cortex-A72 / Cortex-A53 Architecture Renoir (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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