Apple A8X - Benchmark, Test and specs

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The Apple A8X has 3 cores with 3 threads and is based on the 8. gen of the Apple A series series. The processor was released in Q3/2014.
Apple A8X
CPU lineageCPU lineage
Name: Apple A8X
Family: Apple A series
CPU group: Apple A8/A8X
Segment: Mobile
Generation: 8
Predecessor: Apple A6X
Successor: Apple A9X
CPU Cores and Base FrequencyCPU Cores and Base Frequency
CPU Cores / Threads: 3 / 3
Core architecture: normal
Cores: 3x Typhoon
Hyperthreading / SMT: No
Overclocking: No
Frequency: 1.50 GHz
Turbo Frequency (1 Core): --
Turbo Frequency (3 Cores): --
Internal GraphicsInternal Graphics
GPU name: Apple A8X
GPU frequency: 0.45 GHz
GPU (Turbo): No turbo
Execution units: 32
Shader: 256
Max. GPU Memory: 2 GB
Max. displays: 1
Generation: 5
Direct X: --
Technology: 20 nm
Release date: Q3/2014
Hardware codec supportHardware codec support
h265 / HEVC (8 bit): No
h265 / HEVC (10 bit): No
h264: Decode
VP8: No
VP9: No
AV1: No
AVC: Decode
VC-1: Decode
JPEG: Decode / Encode
Memory & PCIeMemory & PCIe
Memory type: LPDDR3-1600
Max. Memory: 2 GB
Memory channels: 1
Bandwidth: 12.8 GB/s
ECC: No
PCIe:
AES-NI: No
Thermal ManagementThermal Management
TDP (PL1): 8 W
TDP (PL2): --
TDP up: --
TDP down: --
Tjunction max.: --
Technical detailsTechnical details
Instruction set (ISA): ARMv8-A64 (64 bit)
ISA extensions:
L2-Cache: 2.00 MB
L3-Cache: 4.00 MB
Architecture: A8
Documents: --
Technology: 20 nm
Virtualization: None
Socket: N/A
Release date: Q3/2014
Part Number: --

Benchmark results

Verified Benchmark results
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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.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 680 4G Qualcomm Snapdragon 680 4G
8C 8T @ 2.40 GHz
388
Intel Core 2 Extreme QX6700 Intel Core 2 Extreme QX6700
4C 4T @ 2.66 GHz
387
Intel Core 2 Quad Q6700 Intel Core 2 Quad Q6700
4C 4T @ 2.66 GHz
387
Apple A8X Apple A8X
3C 3T @ 1.50 GHz
386
AMD Athlon II X2 245 AMD Athlon II X2 245
2C 2T @ 2.90 GHz
386
AMD Athlon II X4 640 AMD Athlon II X4 640
4C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
386
AMD A10-8700P AMD A10-8700P
4C 4T @ 1.80 GHz
386
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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
4C 4T @ 2.50 GHz
1081
Intel Core M-5Y70 Intel Core M-5Y70
2C 4T @ 1.10 GHz
1079
Intel Core i3-5015U Intel Core i3-5015U
2C 4T @ 2.10 GHz
1076
Apple A8X Apple A8X
3C 3T @ 1.50 GHz
1075
AMD Athlon II X4 605e AMD Athlon II X4 605e
4C 4T @ 2.30 GHz
1069
Intel Celeron G1820 Intel Celeron G1820
2C 2T @ 2.70 GHz
1069
Intel Celeron G1840 Intel Celeron G1840
2C 2T @ 2.80 GHz
1067
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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
Intel Core i5-3610ME Intel Core i5-3610ME
Intel HD Graphics 4000 @ 0.95 GHz
243
MediaTek Helio G90T MediaTek Helio G90T
ARM Mali-G76 MP4 @ 0.80 GHz
231
Apple A8X Apple A8X
Apple A8X @ 0.45 GHz
230
Intel Core i7-2715QE Intel Core i7-2715QE
Intel HD Graphics 3000 @ 1.20 GHz
230
Intel Core i7-2710QE Intel Core i7-2710QE
Intel HD Graphics 3000 @ 1.20 GHz
230
Intel Core i7-2675QM Intel Core i7-2675QM
Intel HD Graphics 3000 @ 1.20 GHz
230
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