Apple A7
Apple A7
Top 53%359 points
Top 53%
Top specs and features

Apple A7: 28 facts and highlights

1. total clock speed

2 x 1.3GHz
MediaTek Helio X30: 2 x 2.6 & 4 x 2.2 & 4 x 1.9GHz

2. Has integrated graphics

With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.
Apple A7
88% have it

3. semiconductor size

A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845: 10nm

4. Supports 64-bit

A 32-bit operating system can only support up to 4GB of RAM. 64-bit allows more than 4GB, giving increased performance. It also allows you to run 64-bit applications.
Apple A7
63% have it

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 A7
96% have it

6. Has NX bit

NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.
Apple A7(Apple Cyclone)
95% have it

7. 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 A7(Apple Cyclone)
73% have it

8. 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 A7(Apple Cyclone)
66% have it

9. VFP version

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

10. GPU clock speed

The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed.
450MHz(Imagination Technologies PowerVR G6430)
AMD Ryzen 7 2700U: 1300MHz

11. bits executed at a time

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

12. Has AES

AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.
Apple A7(Apple Cyclone)
60% have it

13. Supports hardware-assisted virtualization

It is easier to obtain better performance when using virtualization if it is hardware-assisted.
Apple A7(Apple Cyclone)
72% have it

14. CPU threads

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.
AMD Ryzen 7 2700U: 8

15. DirectX version

DirectX is used in games, with newer versions supporting better graphics.
10(Imagination Technologies PowerVR G6430)
AMD Ryzen 7 2700U: 12

16. memory channels

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

17. front-end width

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

18. OpenGL ES version

OpenGL ES is used for games on mobile devices such as smartphones. Newer versions support better graphics.
3.1(Imagination Technologies PowerVR G6430)
MediaTek MT6750V: 3.1

19. 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 G6430)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 653: 2

20. L2 cache

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

21. L1 cache

A larger L1 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.
Intel Core i5-7440HQ: 256KB

22. OpenGL version

OpenGL is used in games, with newer versions supporting better graphics.
4(Imagination Technologies PowerVR G6430)
Intel Core i5-7267U: 4.4

23. L2 core

More data can be stored in the L2 cache for access by each core of the CPU.
Intel Celeron N3010: 1MB/core

24. GeekBench result

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

25. L3 core

More data can be stored in the L3 cache for access by each core of the CPU.
Intel Core i5-7267U: 2MB/core

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