Apple A6X
Apple A6X
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Top 55%
Top specs and features

Apple A6X: 26 facts and highlights

1. total clock speed

2 x 1.4GHz
MediaTek Helio X30: 2 x 2.6 & 4 x 2.2 & 4 x 1.9GHz

2. semiconductor size

A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.
32nm
Qualcomm Snapdragon 710: 10nm

3. Has integrated graphics

With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.
Apple A6X
90% have it

4. RAM speed

It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.
1066MHz
Intel Core i7-8700B: 2666MHz

5. 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 A6X
86% have it

6. CPU threads

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.
2
Intel Core i7-8700B: 12

7. bits executed at a time

NEON provides acceleration for media processing, such as listening to MP3s.
64(Apple Swift)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 636: 128

8. Has NX bit

NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.
Apple A6X(Apple Swift)
94% have it

9. 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 A6X(Apple Swift)
37% have it

10. 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 A6X(Apple Swift)
65% have it

11. GPU clock speed

The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed.
1120MHz
AMD Ryzen 7 2700U: 1300MHz

12. VFP version

Vector Floating-Point (VFP) is used by the processor to deliver increased performance in areas such as digital imaging.
4(Apple Swift)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 636: 4

13. Supports hardware-assisted virtualization

It is easier to obtain better performance when using virtualization if it is hardware-assisted.
Apple A6X(Apple Swift)
75% have it

14. memory channels

More memory channels increases the speed of data transfer between the memory and the CPU.
4
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845: 4

15. DirectX version

DirectX is used in games, with newer versions supporting better graphics.
9
Qualcomm Snapdragon 710: 12

16. front-end width

The CPU can decode more instructions per clock (IPC), meaning that the CPU performs better
2
Apple A10 Fusion: 6

17. OpenGL ES version

OpenGL ES is used for games on mobile devices such as smartphones. Newer versions support better graphics.
2
Qualcomm Snapdragon 710: 3.2

18. maximum memory bandwidth

This is the maximum rate that data can be read from or stored into memory.
17GB/s
Intel Core i7-8700B: 42.7GB/s

19. OpenGL version

OpenGL is used in games, with newer versions supporting better graphics.
2
Intel Core i5-8305G: 4.5

20. L2 cache

A larger L2 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.
1MB
MediaTek MT6592M: 8.1MB

21. 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
Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 APQ8084: 3

22. L1 cache

A larger L1 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.
64KB
Intel Core i7-8700B: 384KB

23. width

11mm
Apple A5 APL7498: 6mm

24. GeekBench result

This is a cross-platform benchmark that measures the performance of the CPU. (Source: Primate Labs, 2018)
772
Intel Core i7-4720HQ: 18653

25. height

11mm
Apple A5 APL7498: 6mm

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