Samsung Exynos 2200 'Xclipse' GPU specs: only has 555MHz GPU clock

Samsung's new Xclipse 920 GPU inside of the Exynos 2200 is clocked @ just 555MHz, a super-low-clocked custom RDNA 2 GPU for mobile.

Published Mon, Jan 24 2022 6:54 PM CST   |   Updated Mon, Feb 21 2022 1:02 AM CST

Samsung has unleashed its next-gen Exynos 2200 processor with a custom GPU based on the AMD RDNA 2 architecture, and now according to some new benchmarks, we know it beats Qualcomm's new Snapdragon 8 Gen1 chip.

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The custom GPU inside of the Exynos 2200 is called the Xclipse GPU, which has been discovered inside of a Samsung model number "SM-S908B" running Android 12 and rocking 8GB of RAM in an OpenCL benchmark. The Xclipse GPU is up against the Snapdragon 8 Gen1-powered Motorola XT2201-2, and beats it even in early form.

The biggest part here is the new custom Xclipse GPU only has a GPU clock of 555MHz -- yeah, just 555MHz and not the previously rumored 1.3GHz+ that was reported -- Samsung's new Xclipse GPU packs 4GB of memory but we don't know if it is dedicated memory, as in 4GB of VRAM, or if its 4GB of shared DRAM.

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We did previously hear about thermal throttling and performance dropping rapidly, but it seems like Samsung has gone with 384 stream processors -- with what could be an 8 + 8 cluster variant, versus a 1 + 3 + 4 tri-cluster setup when Samsung originally announced the Exynos 2200 SoC.

This version of the Exynos 2200 might be the one used for now, since the single Cortex-X2 core is a complete mess right now.

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Anthony joined the TweakTown team in 2010 and has since reviewed 100s of graphics cards. Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games built around consoles. FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU tech is unwavering.

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