Apple A8X - Benchmark, Test and Specs

Apple A8X

CPU generation and familyCPU generation and family

Name: Apple A8X Segment: Mobile
Family: Apple A series Generation: 8
CPU group: Apple A8/A8X
Predecessor: -- Successor: Apple A9X

CPU Cores and Base FrequencyCPU Cores and Base Frequency

Frequency: 1.50 GHz CPU Cores: 3
Turbo (1 Core): No turbo CPU Threads: 3
Turbo (3 Cores): No turbo
Hyperthreading: No Overclocking: No
Core architecture: normal
A core: 3x Typhoon B core: --
C core: --

Internal GraphicsInternal Graphics

GPU name: Apple A8X
GPU frequency: 0.45 GHz GPU (Turbo): No turbo
Execution units: 8 Shader: 256
Max. GPU Memory: 4 GB Max. displays: 1
Generation: 5 DirectX Version:
Technology: 20 nm Release date: Q3/2014

Hardware codec supportHardware codec support

h265 / HEVC (8 bit): No
h265 / HEVC (10 bit): No
h264: Decode
VP9: No
VP8: No
AV1: No
AVC: Decode
VC-1: Decode
JPEG: Decode / Encode

Memory & PCIeMemory & PCIe

Memory type: LPDDR3-1600 Max. Memory: 4 GB
ECC: No Memory channels: 2
PCIe version: PCIe lanes:

EncryptionEncryption

AES-NI: No

Thermal ManagementThermal Management

TDP (PL1): 8 W TDP up: --
TDP (PL2): -- TDP down: --
Tjunction max. --

Technical detailsTechnical details

Instruction set (ISA): x86-64 (64 bit) Virtualization: None
ISA extensions:
L2-Cache: 2.00 MB L3-Cache: 4.00 MB
Architecture: A8 Technology: 20 nm
Socket: N/A Release date: Q3/2014
Part Number: --

Devices using this processorDevices using this processor

Used in: Apple iPad Air 2

Benchmark results

Verified Benchmark results
The benchmark results for the Apple A8X have been carefully checked by us. We only publish benchmark results that have been created by us or that have been submitted by a visitor and then checked by a team member. All results are based on and fullfill our benchmark guidelines.

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Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Intel Core i5-4210Y Intel Core i5-4210Y
2x 1.50 GHz (1.90 GHz) HT
395
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Intel Core i3-2350M Intel Core i3-2350M
2x 2.30 GHz HT
394
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AMD Phenom II X4 840 AMD Phenom II X4 840
4x 3.20 GHz
388
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Apple A8X Apple A8X
3x 1.50 GHz
386
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AMD A10-8700P AMD A10-8700P
4x 1.80 GHz
386
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Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 Qualcomm Snapdragon 710
8x 1.70 GHz (2.20 GHz)
384
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Intel Core i3-4025U Intel Core i3-4025U
2x 1.90 GHz HT
383
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Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

AMD A10-5750M AMD A10-5750M
4x 2.50 GHz (3.50 GHz)
1081
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AMD Athlon 3000G AMD Athlon 3000G
2x 3.50 GHz (3.50 GHz) HT
1081
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Intel Core i3-5015U Intel Core i3-5015U
2x 2.10 GHz HT
1076
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Apple A8X Apple A8X
3x 1.50 GHz
1075
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Intel Celeron G1820 Intel Celeron G1820
2x 2.70 GHz
1069
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Intel Celeron G1840 Intel Celeron G1840
2x 2.80 GHz
1067
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AMD A10-8700P AMD A10-8700P
4x 1.80 GHz
1063
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iGPU - FP32 Performance (Single-precision GFLOPS)

The theoretical computing performance of the internal graphics unit of the processor with simple accuracy (32 bit) in GFLOPS. GFLOPS indicates how many billion floating point operations the iGPU can perform per second.

HiSilicon Kirin 960 HiSilicon Kirin 960
ARM Mali-G71 MP8 @ 0.90 GHz
245
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Intel Core i5-3610ME Intel Core i5-3610ME
Intel HD Graphics 4000 @ 0.95 GHz
243
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MediaTek Helio G90T MediaTek Helio G90T
ARM Mali-G76 MP4 @ 0.80 GHz
231
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Apple A8X Apple A8X
Apple A8X @ 0.45 GHz
230
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Intel Core i7-2715QE Intel Core i7-2715QE
Intel HD Graphics 3000 @ 1.20 GHz
230
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Intel Core i7-2710QE Intel Core i7-2710QE
Intel HD Graphics 3000 @ 1.20 GHz
230
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Intel Core i7-2675QM Intel Core i7-2675QM
Intel HD Graphics 3000 @ 1.20 GHz
230
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