Apple A7
Top 79%96 points
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Apple A7: 28 facts and highlights

1. total clock speed

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

2. semiconductor size

A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.
28nm
Qualcomm Snapdragon 835: 10nm
68
0

3. CPU threads

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

4. GPU clock speed

The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed.
450MHz(Imagination Technologies PowerVR G6430)
Intel Core i7-4770R: 1300MHz
66
0

5. L1 cache

A larger L1 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.
256KB
AMD Opteron 6180 SE: 1536KB
62
0

6. L2 cache

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

7. L2 core

More data can be stored in the L2 cache for access by each core of the CPU.
0.5MB/core
Intel Core i5-4200Y: 2.5MB/core
56
0

8. GeekBench result

This is a cross-platform benchmark that measures the performance of the CPU. (Source: Primate Labs, 2017)
1383
Intel Core i7-6950X: 51251
55
0

9. DirectX version

DirectX is used in games, with newer versions supporting better graphics.
10(Imagination Technologies PowerVR G6430)
Intel Core i5-7600T: 12
50
0

10. Has integrated graphics

With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.
Apple A7
69% have it
47
0

11. 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
86% have it
43
0

12. number of transistors

A higher transistor count generally indicates a newer, more powerful processor.
1000 million
Intel Xeon E5-2699 v4: 7200 million
43
0

13. Has AES

AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.
Apple A7(Apple Cyclone)
70% have it
42
0

14. 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

15. L3 cache

A larger L3 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.
4MB
Intel Xeon E7-8893 v4: 60MB
40
0

16. L3 core

More data can be stored in the L3 cache for access by each core of the CPU.
2MB/core
Intel Xeon E7-8893 v4: 15MB/core
39
0

17. OpenGL version

OpenGL is used in games, with newer versions supporting better graphics.
4(Imagination Technologies PowerVR G6430)
AMD A10-7890K: 4.5
37
0

18. 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)
Intel Core i5-7600T: 2
34
0

19. Supports hardware-assisted virtualization

It is easier to obtain better performance when using virtualization if it is hardware-assisted.
Apple A7(Apple Cyclone)
89% have it
34
0

20. 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
95% have it
32
0

21. front-end width

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

22. 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)
22% have it
32
0

23. bits executed at a time

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

24. 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)
20% have it
30
0

25. 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)
HiSilicon Kirin 960: 3.1
29
0

26. Has NX bit

NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.
Apple A7(Apple Cyclone)
98% have it
28
0

27. VFP version

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

28. render output units (ROPs)

The ROPs are responsible for some of the final steps of the rendering process, writing the final pixel data to memory and carrying out other tasks such as anti-aliasing to improve the look of graphics.
8(Imagination Technologies PowerVR G6430)
Intel Atom Z3560: 8
25
0

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