Chinese Chinese chipmaker Zhaoxin has entered the world of APUs with its first product. Processor KX-6000Gwhich offers up to 1.5 TFLOPs of GPU horsepower.
Chinese chipmaker Zhaoxin has equipped the KX-6000G CPU with 1.5 TFLOPs of integrated GPU and the speed of NVIDIA’s decade-old GT 630.
To clarify, Zhaoxin is a Chinese chipmaker that offers both CPU and GPU IP based on a proprietary architecture. The manufacturer’s next-generation KX-6000 CPU lineup will replace the KX-5000 and ZX-200 CPUs that were on the market from 2017-2018. The latest chipset is expected to have 4 cores, 8 threads, speeds up to 3.0GHz, DDR4 DRAM, PCIe 3.0 I/O, and support for a native 16nm architecture.
Last month, we talked about how to use Zhaoxin’s KH-4000 series CPU It is also able to deliver single-core performance close to AMD’s first-generation Ryzen CPUs, based on the Zen architecture.. Compared to the KX series, which mainly targets the home consumer segment, the KH series mainly targets the server segment, offering up to 16 cores and 16 threads. It is based on a 16nm processing node, although the architecture is not as up-to-date as the KX-6000G CPU.
Coming back to the Zhaoxin KX-6000G CPU, which we can call the APU because they use the same Zhaoxin-made Zhaoxin C1080 GPU found inside. Glenfly Arise-GT-10C0 dGPU Which was launched in China’s domestic market just a few days ago. Now the same discrete chip is housed in the Zhaoxin KX-6000G CPU. The naming scheme and chip design closely resemble AMD’s Ryzen desktop APUs, which use a separate GPU architecture and have a “G” attached to them.
According to Zhaoxin, a CPU has 8 cores and 16 threads, made possible by combining two blocks in the same package. The standard version of the KX-6000 CPU has only an integrated C-960 GPU, which supports VGA, HDMI and DP with resolutions up to 4K. The new integrated GPU offers not only more power but also better graphics capabilities.
First, the integrated Zhaoxin GPU scores nearly 1,000 points in 3DMark 11, more than triple that of the older GPU. It has a completely new graphics and image processing engine compatible with Galaxy Kirin KOS, Tongxin Software UOS, Windows and many other popular Chinese operating systems. The chip also offers full compatibility with DirectX 11, Open GL 4.5 and OpenGL 1.2 APIs while outputting a native 4K display. While this is a huge improvement over its predecessor, the integrated chip is still on par with the similarly performing NVIDIA GT 630 graphics card in the 3DMark 11 (Performance) benchmark. (GT 630 test results by Vmodtech):
The Zhaoxin KX-6000G CPU was also tested in GLMark 2, where it scored 3116 points, and the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 scored 10516 points in the same benchmark. As for the CPU, the Zhaxoin chip registers 15,000 MIPS in multi-threaded decompression, making it faster than the AMD Ryzen 3 1300X and close to the Intel Core i5-7500. We use the following degrees TechSpot review To create a comparison chart:
With this in mind, Chinese GPU manufacturers have been trying their best since 2016 to gain parity with AMD and NVIDIA GPUs. Jing Xiaowei And inevitability This has spread their plans to deliver GTX 1080 and Vega-class performance for years to come. Zhaoxin too Runs on a range of x86 processors That can compete with AMD’s first-gen Ryzen processors Loongson is targeting Zen 3 performance with upcoming CPUs by 2023.
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