Apple A7Intel Core i7-2600S
Top 20%90 points
Top 20%
Top 68%301 points
Top 68%
Total clock speed
Number of CPUs
lowmidhigh
Top 90%
203 CPUs
10.67GHz - 16GHz
NaN% of all CPUsYes
No
total clock speed
CPU threads
semiconductor size
number of transistors
2 x 1.3
GHz
4 x 2.8
GHz
AMD Opteron 6220
8 x 8GHz
Best

Apple A7 vs Intel Core i7-2600S: 14 facts in comparison

1. total clock speed

76.79% faster CPU clock speed.
2 x 1.3GHz
AMD Opteron 6220: 24 x 8GHz
4 x 2.8GHz
146
0

2. CPU threads

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.
2
Intel Xeon E7-8890 v4: 48
8
65
0

3. GPU clock speed

The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed.
450MHz
Intel Core i7-4770R: 1300MHz
850MHz
64
0

4. semiconductor size

A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.
28nm
MediaTek Helio X30: 10nm
32nm
63
0

5. 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
0.25MB/core
56
0

6. GeekBench result

This is a cross-platform benchmark that measures the performance of the CPU. (Source: Primate Labs, 2016)
1383
Intel Core i7-4960X: 22113
8948
55
0

7. Uses hyperthreading technology

Many of Intel's processors use hyperthreading, which means that each core of the processor can work on two threads at once instead of most processors which work on a single thread per core. This means you can have significant performance gains in certain applications.
Apple A7
Intel Core i7-2600S
41% have it
48
0

8. DirectX version

DirectX is used in games, with newer versions supporting better graphics.
10
AMD A10-7870K: 12
10.1
48
0

9. number of transistors

A higher transistor count generally indicates a newer, more powerful processor.
1000 million
Nvidia Tegra K1 (64-bit): 7100 million
995 million
43
0

10. L3 cache

A larger L3 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.
4MB
Intel Xeon E7-8890 v4: 60MB
8MB
40
0

11. OpenGL version

OpenGL is used in games, with newer versions supporting better graphics.
4
AMD A10-7860K: 4.5
3
37
0

12. Has Intel Quick Sync Video

This allows very fast video transcoding times, for example when ripping a DVD or Blu-ray to your computer.
Apple A7
Intel Core i7-2600S
29% have it
32
0

13. Has MMX

MMX is used to speed up tasks such as adjusting the contrast of an image or adjusting volume.
Apple A7
Intel Core i7-2600S
74% have it
29
0

14. Has AVX

AVX is used to help speed up calculations in multimedia, scientific and financial applications, as well as improving Linux RAID software performance.
Apple A7
Intel Core i7-2600S
58% have it
28
0
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