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

Mozilla Kraken 1.1: Total Score
0% 100%
min: 31272     avg: 31272 (48.47%)     max: 31272 ms*
Geekbench 3: 32 Bit Multi-Core Score
0% 100%
min: 496     avg: 496 (3.86%)     max: 496 Points
Geekbench 3: 32 Bit Single-Core Score
0% 100%
min: 262     avg: 262 (7.47%)     max: 262 Points
3DMark (2013): Ice Storm Extreme Physics 1920x1080
0% 100%
min: 2865     avg: 2865 (6.01%)     max: 2865 Points
3DMark (2013): Ice Storm Standard Physics 1280x720
0% 100%
min: 2858     avg: 2858 (5.28%)     max: 2858 Points
PassMark PerformanceTest Mobile V1: CPU Tests
0% 100%
min: 11087     avg: 11087 (27.91%)     max: 11087 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit: Stream
0% 100%
min: 333     avg: 333 (2.98%)     max: 333 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit: Memory
0% 100%
min: 818     avg: 818 (6.39%)     max: 818 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit: Floating Point
0% 100%
min: 920     avg: 920 (5.32%)     max: 920 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit: Integer
0% 100%
min: 687     avg: 687 (4.45%)     max: 687 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit: Total Score
0% 100%
min: 759     avg: 759 (5.19%)     max: 759 Points
Sunspider:
0% 100%
min: 1307     avg: 1307 (67.54%)     max: 1307 ms*
Sunspider:
0% 100%
min: 1329     avg: 1594.5 (85.68%)     max: 1860 ms*
Linpack for Android: Multi Thread
0% 100%
min: 141.98     avg: 142 (12.47%)     max: 141.98 MFLOPS
Linpack for Android: Single Thread
0% 100%
min: 87.81     avg: 87.8 (11.92%)     max: 87.81 MFLOPS
- Range of benchmarks for this CPU
- Average benchmark score

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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   1 GHz / 0 MB
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   1 GHz / 0 MB
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   1 GHz / 0 MB
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   1 GHz / 0 MB
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   1 GHz / 0 MB
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   1 GHz / 0 MB
» ATM7029
   1 GHz / 0 MB
» Loongson 2F
   0.9 GHz / 0.5 MB
» unknown
   0 GHz / 0 MB

Surrounding CPUs

- Samsung Exynos 4210 1.2 GHz
   1.2 GHz / 1 MB
- Mediatek MT8377
   1.2 GHz / 1 MB
- Broadcom BCM28155
   1.2 GHz / 0 MB
- OMAP 4430
   1 GHz / 0 MB
- Mediatek MT6572
   1.2 GHz / 1 MB
» Apple A5x
   1 GHz / 0 MB
+ Intel Atom Z2420
   1.2 GHz / 512 KB
+ Apple A5
   1 GHz / KB
+ NVIDIA Tegra 2 (250)
   1 GHz / 1024 KB
+ Qualcomm 200 8210
   1.2 GHz / KB
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Author: Klaus Hinum (Update: 2013-07-22)