Apple A5 vs Broadcom BCM28155

Apple A5

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The Apple A5 is a dual-core processor that contains two Cortex A9 cores. Each core is max. clocked at 900 MHz. Furthermore, the A5 integrates a relative fast PowerVR SGX 543MP2 graphics card and 512MB ram (in the same package for the iPad 2). Apple states a maximum of 2x the performance compared to the previous single core Apple A4.

Broadcom BCM28155

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The Broadcom BCM28155 is a Dual-Core Cortex-A9 SoC with an integrated VideoCore-IV graphics card and UMTS/HSPA+ (no LTE). The two ARM Cortex-A9 processor cores run with up to 1.2 GHz.

Apple A5Broadcom BCM28155
Apple Broadcom
Cortex A9Cortex A9
: Cortex A9
Texas Instruments OMAP 4470 (compare)1500 MHz2 / 2
Texas Instruments OMAP 4460 (compare)1200 MHz2 / 2
Broadcom BCM281551200 MHz2 / 2
Texas Instruments OMAP 4430 (compare)1000 MHz2 / 2
Apple A5x (compare)1000 MHz2
» Apple A51000 MHz2
Texas Instruments OMAP 4470 (compare)1500 MHz2 / 2
Texas Instruments OMAP 4460 (compare)1200 MHz2 / 2
» Broadcom BCM281551200 MHz2 / 2
Texas Instruments OMAP 4430 (compare)1000 MHz2 / 2
Apple A5x (compare)1000 MHz2
Apple A51000 MHz2
1000 MHz1200 MHz
22 / 2
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Dual Channel LPDDR2 400MHz Memory Controller, VideoCore-IV GPU
Broadcom BCM28155

Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Stream
100%
A5 +
min: 297     avg: 317.7     median: 323 (3%)     max: 333 Points
min: 149     avg: 240.5     median: 240 (2%)     max: 332 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Memory
100%
A5 +
min: 751     avg: 807.3     median: 833 (8%)     max: 838 Points
min: 731     avg: 737.5     median: 737 (7%)     max: 744 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Floating Point
100%
A5 +
min: 737     avg: 855.3     median: 906 (2%)     max: 923 Points
min: 555     avg: 930     median: 930 (2%)     max: 1305 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Integer
100%
A5 +
min: 552     avg: 638     median: 671 (1%)     max: 691 Points
min: 324     avg: 533     median: 533 (1%)     max: 742 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Total Score
100%
A5 +
min: 631     avg: 715     median: 750 (2%)     max: 764 Points
min: 468     avg: 679     median: 679 (2%)     max: 890 Points
Linpack Android / IOS - Multi Thread
100%
A5 +
min: 124     avg: 127.1     median: 127 (4%)     max: 129 MFLOPS
min: 24     avg: 52     median: 52 (2%)     max: 79 MFLOPS
Linpack Android / IOS - Single Thread
100%
A5 +
min: 78     avg: 81.8     median: 81 (8%)     max: 85 MFLOPS
min: 26     avg: 36.2     median: 36 (4%)     max: 46 MFLOPS
Sunspider - 0.9.1 Total Score *
100%
A5 +
min: 1556     avg: 1863     median: 1888 (18%)     max: 2118 ms
min: 1434     avg: 1700.8     median: 1700 (16%)     max: 1967 ms
Quadrant Standard Edition 2.0
3909 points (9%)
AnTuTu v3 - CPU
min: 1169     avg: 1255     median: 1255 (8%)     max: 1341

Average Benchmarks Apple A5 → 100%

Average Benchmarks Broadcom BCM28155 → 82%

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* Smaller numbers mean a higher performance
1 This benchmark is not used for the average calculation

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Redaktion, 2017-09- 8 (Update: 2017-09-11)