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Benchmark scores shows the iPad Air 2’s A8X chip to have 3 cores along with 2GB of RAM

Apple has announced the new iPad lineup along with the iPad Air 2 in the event which happened last week. The iPad Air 2 is the most thinnest and most powerful iPad, Apple has ever made. The second generation iPad Air is now the world’s slimmest at just 6.1 mm thin and weighs less than a pound. It features a 9.7-inch LED (2048 x 1536) display with an updated A8X processor which has 40% faster CPU performance and 2.5x faster graphics over the previous generation. It gets the TouchID home button along with a Gold variant.

iPad-Air-2-3Apple has opted for a next generation A8X processor for the new device but as usual they haven’t said anything related to its specification. According to a GeekBench result which leaked yesterday, Apple has packed something unusual in the new chip. The A8X contains an unusual triple-core CPU configuration running at 1.5 GHz and paired with 2 GB of RAM.


Comparing it to its previous version, it is 100MHz faster and also packs one more core inside it which makes it powerful enough. Speaking in terms of benchmark, the later is 55% powerful in multi-core  performance and is just 13% powerful in terms of single cored process. we will let you know more deep into its specification in the coming days.

Via: MacRumors


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