Apple A5x

Apple A5x

The Apple A5x is a dual-core processor that contains two Cortex A9 cores. The A5x integrates a relative fast Quad-Core PowerVR SGX 543MP4 graphics card and is used in the third generation iPad with Retina Display.

SeriesApple
CodenameCortex A9
Clock Rate1000 MHz
Number of Cores / Threads2
Manufacturing Technology32? nm
64 Bitno 64 Bit support
Announcement Date03/06/2012

CPU Benchmarks

Linpack for Android:
0% 100%
min: 87.81     avg: 87.8 (11.92%)     max: 87.81 MFLOPS
Linpack for Android:
0% 100%
min: 141.98     avg: 142 (12.47%)     max: 141.98 MFLOPS
Sunspider:
0% 100%
min: 1329     avg: 1594.5 (85.68%)     max: 1860 ms*
Sunspider:
0% 100%
min: 1307     avg: 1307 (69.24%)     max: 1307 ms*
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit: Total Score
0% 100%
min: 759     avg: 759 (5.19%)     max: 759 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit: Integer
0% 100%
min: 687     avg: 687 (4.45%)     max: 687 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit: Floating Point
0% 100%
min: 920     avg: 920 (5.32%)     max: 920 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit: Memory
0% 100%
min: 818     avg: 818 (6.39%)     max: 818 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit: Stream
0% 100%
min: 333     avg: 333 (2.98%)     max: 333 Points
3DMark (2013): Ice Storm Standard Physics 1280x720
0% 100%
min: 2858     avg: 2858 (5.28%)     max: 2858 Points
3DMark (2013): Ice Storm Extreme Physics 1920x1080
0% 100%
min: 2865     avg: 2865 (6.01%)     max: 2865 Points
Geekbench 3: 32 Bit Single-Core Score
0% 100%
min: 262     avg: 262 (7.81%)     max: 262 Points
Geekbench 3: 32 Bit Multi-Core Score
0% 100%
min: 496     avg: 496 (3.86%)     max: 496 Points
Mozilla Kraken 1.1: Total Score
0% 100%
min: 31272     avg: 31272 (48.47%)     max: 31272 ms*
- Range of benchmarks for this CPU
- Average benchmark score

Mozilla Kraken 1.1 in comparison
Intel Core i7 (Desktop) 2600K (min)
1296.9 
...
k3v2 Hi3620
26477.3 
AMD E-Series E1-2100
29019 
AMD A-Series A4-1250
30250.2 
Apple A5x
31272 
Qualcomm 8930AB
34416.1 
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Play MSM8225Q
36220.6 
Qualcomm Snapdragon APQ8060A
43091.9 
...
Qualcomm MSM7227A (max)
59466.3 

Reviews for the Apple A5x processor

Apple iPad 3. Gen 2012-03 ( PowerVR SGX543MP4, 9.7")
» Review Apple iPad 3rd Gen. 2012 4G Tablet - Review
» Apple iPad 2012-03 - External Review
» Apple announces new iPad and Apple TV -

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» Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994
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» Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AC
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» VIA Nano QuadCore L4700
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» Qualcomm MSM8974AB
   2.3 GHz / 2 MB
» Qualcomm MSM8974
   2.3 GHz / 2 MB
» Mediatek MT6595
   2 GHz / 0 MB
» Samsung Exynos 5420 Octa
   1.8 GHz / 0.5 MB
» NVIDIA Tegra 4
   1.8 GHz / 0 MB
» Apple A7
   1.3 GHz / 1 MB + 4 MB
» Samsung Exynos 5410 Octa
   1.6 GHz / 0.5 MB
» MT8135
   1.7 GHz / 0 MB
» Samsung Exynos 5250 Dual
   1.7 GHz / 1 MB
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 MSM8936
   0 GHz / 0 MB
» Mediatek MT6592
   1.7 GHz / 1 MB
» Samsung Exynos 5260 Hexa
   1.7 GHz / 0 MB
» Qualcomm APQ8064T
   1.7 GHz / 2 MB
» Qualcomm Snapdragon APQ8064A
   1.5 GHz / 2 MB
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 610 MSM8939
   0 GHz / 0 MB
» RK3188
   1.8 GHz / 0 MB
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM8916
   0 GHz / 0 MB
» Intel Celeron 220
   1.2 GHz / 0.5 MB
» AMD GX-210JA
   1 GHz / 1 MB
» Apple A6x
   1.4 GHz / 0 MB
» Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM8960T
   1.7 GHz / 1 MB
» Qualcomm 8930AB
   1.7 GHz / 1 MB
» Qualcomm Snapdragon APQ8060A
   1.5 GHz / 1 MB
» Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM8960
   1.5 GHz / 1 MB
» Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM8260A
   1.5 GHz / 1 MB
» Apple A6
   1 GHz / 0 MB
» Samsung Exynos 4412 Quad
   1.4 GHz / 0 MB
» NVIDIA Tegra 3
   1.2 GHz / 0 MB
» Mediatek MT6589T
   1.5 GHz / 2 MB
» Mediatek MT8389
   1.2 GHz / 1 MB
» Mediatek MT8125
   1.2 GHz / 1 MB
» Mediatek MT6582M
   1.3 GHz / 0.5 MB
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8226
   1.2 GHz / 0 MB
» Mediatek MT6589
   1.2 GHz / 0 MB
» Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM8930
   1.2 GHz / 1 MB
» Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM8230
   1.2 GHz / 1 MB
» Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM8230
   1.2 GHz / 1 MB
» Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM8227
   1 GHz / 1 MB
» Intel Celeron 2.8
   2.8 GHz / 0.1 MB
» Samsung Exynos 4212 1.5 GHz
   1.5 GHz / 1 MB
» OMAP 4470
   1.5 GHz / 0 MB
» k3v2 Hi3620
   1.2 GHz / 0 MB
» RK3066
   1.5 GHz / 0.5 MB
» Qualcomm 8225Q
   1.2 GHz / 0 MB
» Mediatek MT8312
   1.3 GHz / 0 MB
» MP5232
   1.5 GHz / 0 MB
» Marvell Technology Group PXA986
   1.2 GHz / 0 MB
» AML8726-MX
   1.5 GHz / 0.5 MB
» Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM8660
   1.7 GHz / 1 MB
» Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM8260
   1.5 GHz / 1 MB
» Samsung Exynos 4210 1.4 GHz
   1.4 GHz / 1 MB
» OMAP 4460
   1.2 GHz / 0 MB
» RK3168
   1.2 GHz / 0 MB
» Samsung Exynos 4210 1.2 GHz
   1.2 GHz / 1 MB
» MT8377
   1.2 GHz / 1 MB
» Broadcom BCM28155
   1.2 GHz / 0 MB
» OMAP 4430
   1 GHz / 0 MB
» MT6572
   1.2 GHz / 1 MB
» Apple A5x
   1 GHz / 0 MB
» Qualcomm MSM8225
   1.5 GHz / 0 MB
» Apple A5
   1 GHz / 0 MB
» NVIDIA Tegra 250
   1 GHz / 1 MB
» MTK 8317T
   1.2 GHz / 0 MB
» MT6577
   1 GHz / 0 MB
» NovaThor U8500
   1 GHz / 0 MB
» NovaThor U8420
   1 GHz / 0 MB
» MT6575
   1 GHz / 0 MB
» Qualcomm MSM8255
   1.5 GHz / 0 MB
» RK2918 1.2 GHz
   1.2 GHz / 0 MB
» A10
   1.2 GHz / 0 MB
» Cortex A8 1.2 GHz
   1.2 GHz / 0 MB
» Apple A4
   1 GHz / 0 MB
» A13
   1 GHz / 0 MB
» WM8950
   1 GHz / 0 MB
» Qualcomm MSM7227A
   1 GHz / 0.3 MB
» Qualcomm MSM7225A
   1 GHz / 0.3 MB
» OMAP 3630 1GHz
   1 GHz / 0 MB
» OMAP 3622
   1 GHz / 0 MB
» RK2918
   1 GHz / 0 MB
» TCC8803 1GHz
   1 GHz / 0 MB
» ZiiLABS ZMS-08
   1 GHz / 0 MB
» Cortex A8
   1 GHz / 0 MB
» ATM7029
   1 GHz / 0 MB
» Qualcomm Snapdragon S1 QSD8250
   1 GHz / 0 MB
» Loongson 2F
   0.9 GHz / 0.5 MB
» Qualcomm Snapdragon S1 MSM7227
   0.6 GHz / 0 MB
» unknown
   0 GHz / 0 MB

Surrounding CPUs

- Samsung Exynos 4210 1.2 GHz
   1.2 GHz / 1 MB
- MT8377
   1.2 GHz / 1 MB
- Broadcom BCM28155
   1.2 GHz / 0 MB
- OMAP 4430
   1 GHz / 0 MB
- MT6572
   1.2 GHz / 1 MB
» Apple A5x
   1 GHz / 0 MB
+ Qualcomm MSM8225
   1.5 GHz / KB
+ Intel Atom Z2420
   1.2 GHz / 512 KB
+ Apple A5
   1 GHz / KB
+ NVIDIA Tegra 250
   1 GHz / 1024 KB
+ MTK 8317T
   1.2 GHz / KB
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Author: Klaus Hinum (Update: 2013-07-22)