Apple A6
Apple A6
Top 68%170 points
Top 68%
Top specs and features

Apple A6: 29 facts and highlights

1. total clock speed

2. RAM speed

It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.

3. semiconductor size

A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.

4. CPU threads

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.

5. GPU clock speed

The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed.
200MHz(Imagination Technologies PowerVR SGX543 MP3)

6. Has integrated graphics

With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.
Apple A6
60% have it

7. L1 cache

A larger L1 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.

8. L2 cache

A larger L2 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.

9. L2 core

More data can be stored in the L2 cache for access by each core of the CPU.

10. maximum memory bandwidth

This is the maximum rate that data can be read from or stored into memory.

11. GeekBench result

This is a cross-platform benchmark that measures the performance of the CPU. (Source: Primate Labs, 2017)

12. DirectX version

DirectX is used in games, with newer versions supporting better graphics.
9(Imagination Technologies PowerVR SGX543 MP3)

13. Has dynamic frequency scaling

Dynamic frequency scaling is a technology that allows the processor to conserve power and reduce noise when it is under a light load.
Apple A6
92% have it

14. Supports hardware-assisted virtualization

It is easier to obtain better performance when using virtualization if it is hardware-assisted.
Apple A6(Apple Swift)
93% have it

15. memory channels

More memory channels increases the speed of data transfer between the memory and the CPU.

16. OpenGL version

OpenGL is used in games, with newer versions supporting better graphics.
2.1(Imagination Technologies PowerVR SGX543 MP3)

17. Has TrustZone

A technology integrated into the processor to secure the device for use with features such as mobile payments and streaming video using digital rights management (DRM).
Apple A6(Apple Swift)
6% have it

18. Has out-of-order execution

Out-of-order execution is used in CPUs to make use of instruction cycles that would normally be wasted due to delays.
Apple A6(Apple Swift)
6% have it

19. bits executed at a time

NEON provides acceleration for media processing, such as listening to MP3s.
64(Apple Swift)

20. Has NX bit

NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.
Apple A6(Apple Swift)
93% have it

21. OpenCL version

Some applications use OpenCL to utilise the power of the graphics processing unit (GPU) for non-graphical computing. Newer versions introduce more functionality and better performance.
1.1(Imagination Technologies PowerVR SGX543 MP3)

22. floating-point performance

Floating-point performance is a measurement of the raw processing power of the GPU.
0.0128TFLOPS(Imagination Technologies PowerVR SGX543 MP3)

23. front-end width

The CPU can decode more instructions per clock (IPC), meaning that the CPU performs better
3(Apple Swift)

24. OpenGL ES version

OpenGL ES is used for games on mobile devices such as smartphones. Newer versions support better graphics.
2(Imagination Technologies PowerVR SGX543 MP3)

25. OpenVG version

OpenVG is used to improve the rendering of 2D graphics on mobile devices, for example the user interface (UI) on a smartphone.
1.1(Imagination Technologies PowerVR SGX543 MP3)

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