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Apple A7
Intel Core i7-2600S
Top 55%355 points
Top 55%
Top 56%937 points
Top 56%
Apple A7
Intel Core i7-2600S
Top specs and features

Apple A7 vs Intel Core i7-2600S: 27 facts in comparison

1. total clock speed

4.31x faster CPU clock speed.
2 x 1.3GHz
MediaTek Helio X30: 2 x 2.6 & 4 x 2.2 & 4 x 1.9GHz
4 x 2.8GHz

2. semiconductor size

A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.
28nm
AMD Ryzen 5 2600: 12nm
32nm

3. Has integrated graphics

With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.
Apple A7
Intel Core i7-2600S
90% have it

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
Intel Core i7-2600S
67% 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
Intel Core i7-2600S
86% have it

6. CPU threads

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.
2
Intel Core i7-8700B: 12
8

7. Has NX bit

NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.
Apple A7(Apple Cyclone)
Intel Core i7-2600S
94% 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)
Intel Core i7-2600S
37% have it

9. Has AES

AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.
Apple A7(Apple Cyclone)
Intel Core i7-2600S
61% have it

10. 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
75% have it

11. 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
65% have it

12. GPU clock speed

The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed.
450MHz(Imagination Technologies PowerVR G6430)
Intel Core i7-4770R: 1300MHz
850MHz

13. DirectX version

DirectX is used in games, with newer versions supporting better graphics.
10(Imagination Technologies PowerVR G6430)
AMD Ryzen 5 2400GE: 12.1
10.1

14. memory channels

More memory channels increases the speed of data transfer between the memory and the CPU.
2
Intel Atom x5-Z8350: 12.8
2

15. 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 i3-8100T: 2
1.1

16. OpenGL version

OpenGL is used in games, with newer versions supporting better graphics.
4(Imagination Technologies PowerVR G6430)
Intel Core i7-8086K: 4.5
3

17. 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
29% have it

18. L2 cache

A larger L2 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.
1MB
Intel Xeon Phi 7235: 32MB
1MB

19. 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
22% have it

20. 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
25% have it

21. L1 cache

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

22. 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
20% have it

23. L3 cache

A larger L3 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.
4MB
Intel Xeon E7-8893 v4: 60MB
8MB

24. GeekBench result

This is a cross-platform benchmark that measures the performance of the CPU. (Source: Primate Labs, 2018)
1383
Intel Core i7-4720HQ: 18653
8948

25. L2 core

More data can be stored in the L2 cache for access by each core of the CPU.
0.5MB/core
Intel Celeron N3350: 1MB/core
0.25MB/core

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