A7 Processor for iPhone 5S Will be 31 Percent Faster Than the A6
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Inside sources have recently revealed to the media some details on the A7 SoC to be used on the upcoming Apple iPhone 5S. The chip is expected to be about 31 percent faster than the older A6 processor found inside the iPhone 5. It isn’t known what type of benchmarking test used to make the comparison. We also don’t know …
Apple’s New A6 Processor Could Have Been Designed Manually By Hand
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More details on Apple’s A6 processor have come to light and it was revealed recently that the chip is dual-core with triple-core GPU. More detailed examinations performed by iFixit and Chipworks revealed an interesting fact that the processor could be designed manually by hand. Modern processors are highly complicated and manual design works could prove to be time-consuming. Chipworks removed …
A6 Processor Is Actually Apple’s Custom-Made Processor
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Instead of an ARM-15 based processor like previously reported, it’s now known that the A6 processor is actually Apple’s first attempt to custom design a processor. The A6 is claimed to have twice the computing and graphics processing power compared to the previous A5 processor.  Apple is known as among a few licensees that are vested with the legal permission …