HiSilicon Kirin 980 vs Intel Core i9-9990XE: performance

Performance comparison between the two processors, with the HiSilicon Kirin 980 and the Intel Core i9-9990XE. The first has a turbo frequency of 2,6 GHz, with 8 cores, and the second has a maximum frequency of 5,1 GHz, with a total of 14 cores.

Geekbench 4:

Processor Geekbench 4 – Score multi-core & single-core – Windows 64-bit & Android 64-bit
Intel Core i9-9990XE  6,179
HiSilicon Kirin 980  3,338

Geekbench 4 is a complete benchmark platform with several types of tests, including data compression, image encryption, AES encryption, SQL encoding, HTML rendering, PDF rendering, Matrix calculation, Fast Fourier Transformation, 3D object simulation, photo editing, memory testing. This allows us to better visualize the respective power of these two chips. For each result, we took an average of the last 250 values on the famous benchmark software.

On the single-core side, the difference is 85%. In multi-core, the difference in terms of gap is 402%.