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Top 68%
Top 37%329 points
Top 37%
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Apple A7 vs Intel Core i7-2600S: 27 facts in comparison

1. total clock speed

76.79% faster CPU clock speed.

2. semiconductor size

A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.

3. CPU threads

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.

4. GPU clock speed

The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed.
450MHz(Imagination Technologies PowerVR G6430)
850MHz

5. Has integrated graphics

With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.
Apple A7
Intel Core i7-2600S
61% have it

6. L1 cache

A larger L1 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.

7. L2 cache

A larger L2 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.

8. L2 core

More data can be stored in the L2 cache for access by each core of the CPU.
0.25MB/core

9. 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
Intel Core i7-2600S
93% have it

10. GeekBench result

This is a cross-platform benchmark that measures the performance of the CPU. (Source: Primate Labs, 2017)

11. DirectX version

DirectX is used in games, with newer versions supporting better graphics.
10(Imagination Technologies PowerVR G6430)
10.1

12. Has AES

AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.
Apple A7(Apple Cyclone)
Intel Core i7-2600S
75% have it

13. 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
56% have it

14. 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
Intel Core i7-2600S
91% have it

15. Supports hardware-assisted virtualization

It is easier to obtain better performance when using virtualization if it is hardware-assisted.
Apple A7(Apple Cyclone)
Intel Core i7-2600S
91% have it

16. memory channels

More memory channels increases the speed of data transfer between the memory and the CPU.

17. number of transistors

A higher transistor count generally indicates a newer, more powerful processor.

18. L3 cache

A larger L3 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.

19. 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)
Intel Core i7-2600S
7% have it

20. 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)
Intel Core i7-2600S
8% have it

21. L3 core

More data can be stored in the L3 cache for access by each core of the CPU.

22. OpenGL version

OpenGL is used in games, with newer versions supporting better graphics.
4(Imagination Technologies PowerVR G6430)
3

23. Has NX bit

NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.
Apple A7(Apple Cyclone)
Intel Core i7-2600S
92% have it

24. 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)
1.1

25. 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
36% have it

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