Apple A6 APL0598
Top 82%85 points
Top 82%
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232 CPUs
0GHz - 5.33GHz
NaN% of all CPUsYes
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CPU threads
semiconductor size
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Has integrated graphics

Apple A6 APL0598: 29 facts and highlights

1. total clock speed

2 x 1.3GHz
AMD Opteron 6220: 24 x 9GHz
153
0

2. RAM speed

It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.
533MHz
Samsung Exynos 7420: 2873MHz
107
0

3. semiconductor size

A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.
32nm
Qualcomm Snapdragon 835: 10nm
68
0

4. CPU threads

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.
2
Intel Xeon E7-8890 v4: 48
67
0

5. GPU clock speed

The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed.
266MHz(Imagination Technologies PowerVR SGX543 MP3)
Intel Core i7-4770R: 1300MHz
67
0

6. L1 cache

A larger L1 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.
64KB
AMD Opteron 6180 SE: 1536KB
62
0

7. L2 cache

A larger L2 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.
1MB
AMD Opteron 6284 SE: 16MB
60
0

8. L2 core

More data can be stored in the L2 cache for access by each core of the CPU.
0.50MB/core
Intel Core i5-4200Y: 2.50MB/core
56
0

9. GeekBench result

This is a cross-platform benchmark that measures the performance of the CPU. (Source: Primate Labs, 2017)
711
Intel Core i7-6950X: 51251
56
0

10. maximum memory bandwidth

This is the maximum rate that data can be read from or stored into memory.
8.50GB/s
Intel Xeon E5504: 192.20GB/s
54
0

11. DirectX version

DirectX is used in games, with newer versions supporting better graphics.
9(Imagination Technologies PowerVR SGX543 MP3)
Intel Core i5-7600T: 12
50
0

12. Has integrated graphics

With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.
Apple A6 APL0598
69% have it
47
0

13. memory channels

More memory channels increases the speed of data transfer between the memory and the CPU.
2
Intel Core i7-6950X: 4
41
0

14. OpenGL version

OpenGL is used in games, with newer versions supporting better graphics.
2(Imagination Technologies PowerVR SGX543 MP3)
AMD A10-7890K: 4.50
37
0

15. floating-point performance

Floating-point performance is a measurement of the raw processing power of the GPU.
0.03TFLOPS(Imagination Technologies PowerVR SGX543 MP3)
MediaTek MTK6752: 0.81TFLOPS
35
0

16. 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.
1.10(Imagination Technologies PowerVR SGX543 MP3)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 653: 2
34
0

17. Supports hardware-assisted virtualization

It is easier to obtain better performance when using virtualization if it is hardware-assisted.
Apple A6 APL0598(Apple Swift)
89% have it
34
0

18. OpenVG version

OpenVG is used to improve the rendering of 2D graphics on mobile devices, for example the user interface (UI) on a smartphone.
1.10(Imagination Technologies PowerVR SGX543 MP3)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 APQ8084: 3
33
0

19. bits executed at a time

NEON provides acceleration for media processing, such as listening to MP3s.
64(Apple Swift)
HiSilicon Kirin 658: 128
32
0

20. front-end width

The CPU can decode more instructions per clock (IPC), meaning that the CPU performs better
3(Apple Swift)
Apple A10: 6
32
0

21. 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 APL0598(Apple Swift)
22% have it
32
0

22. 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 APL0598
95% have it
32
0

23. 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 APL0598(Apple Swift)
20% have it
30
0

24. height

9.97mm
Apple A5 APL7498: 6mm
30
0

25. 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)
HiSilicon Kirin 960: 3.10
29
0

26. VFP version

Vector Floating-Point (VFP) is used by the processor to deliver increased performance in areas such as digital imaging.
4(Apple Swift)
HiSilicon Kirin 658: 4
28
0

27. Has NX bit

NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.
Apple A6 APL0598(Apple Swift)
97% have it
28
0

28. width

9.70mm
Apple A5 APL7498: 6mm
27
0

29. memory bus width

A wider bus width means that it can carry more data per cycle. It is an important factor of memory performance, and therefore the general performance of the graphics card.
64bit(Imagination Technologies PowerVR SGX543 MP3)
Apple A6 APL0598: 64bit
25
0

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