72points

Apple A9X

73points

Qualcomm Snapdragon 616 MSM8939

Apple A9X
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17 facts in comparison

Apple A9X vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 616 MSM8939

Apple A9X
Qualcomm Snapdragon 616 MSM8939
Apple A9X
Qualcomm Snapdragon 616 MSM8939
72
points
73
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Why is Apple A9X better than Qualcomm Snapdragon 616 MSM8939?

  • 12nm smaller semiconductor size
    16nmvs28nm
  • Has out-of-order execution

Why is Qualcomm Snapdragon 616 MSM8939 better than Apple A9X?

  • 2.65x faster CPU speed
    8 x 1.5GHzvs2 x 2.26GHz
  • Supports ECC memory

Top specs and features

General info

1.Supports 64-bit
Apple A9X
Qualcomm Snapdragon 616 MSM8939

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.

2.Has integrated graphics
Apple A9X
Qualcomm Snapdragon 616 MSM8939

With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.

3.semiconductor size

16nm

28nm

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

Best

Apple A12X Bionic

7nm

4.OpenGL ES version

3.1

3.1 (Qualcomm Adreno 405)

OpenGL ES is used for games on mobile devices such as smartphones. Newer versions support better graphics.

Best

Qualcomm Snapdragon 439

3.2

5.OpenCL version

1.2

1.2 (Qualcomm Adreno 405)

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.

Best

AMD Ryzen 3 3300U

2.2

Performance

1.CPU speed

2 x 2.26GHz

8 x 1.5GHz

Best

MediaTek Helio X30

2 x 2.6 & 4 x 2.2 & 4 x 1.9GHz

Memory

1.memory channels

2

1

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

Best

Qualcomm Snapdragon 845

4

2.Supports ECC memory
Apple A9X
Qualcomm Snapdragon 616 MSM8939

Error-correcting code memory can detect and correct data corruption. It is used when is it essential to avoid corruption, such as scientific computing or when running a server.

Features

1.Has integrated LTE
Apple A9X
Qualcomm Snapdragon 616 MSM8939

The system on a chip (SoC) has an integrated LTE cellular chip. LTE is capable of downloading at faster speeds than older, 3G technology.

2.bits executed at a time

128

128 (ARM Cortex-A53)

NEON provides acceleration for media processing, such as listening to MP3s.

Best

MediaTek MT6750S

128

3.VFP version

4

4 (ARM Cortex-A53)

Vector Floating-Point (VFP) is used by the processor to deliver increased performance in areas such as digital imaging.

Best

MediaTek MT6750S

4

4.Has dynamic frequency scaling
Apple A9X
Qualcomm Snapdragon 616 MSM8939

Dynamic frequency scaling is a technology that allows the processor to conserve power and reduce noise when it is under a light load.

5.Supports hardware-assisted virtualization
Apple A9X
Qualcomm Snapdragon 616 MSM8939

It is easier to obtain better performance when using virtualization if it is hardware-assisted.

6.Has NX bit
Apple A9X
Qualcomm Snapdragon 616 MSM8939

NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.

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