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Apple’s A6 processor may be clocked at 1.3GHz

According to a newly-released build of benchmarking tool Geekbench, Apple’s A6 processor found in the iPhone 5 is clocked at around 1.3GHz, not 1.02GHz as originally reported. When the sixth-generation iPhone was released last week, reviews noted a substantial boost … Continue reading

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Apple A6 investigation shows highly customized dual-core, triple-GPU layout

There’s been a significant mystery lingering around the A6 processor found in the iPhone 5, even as it became clearer that Apple was veering further than usual from the basic ARM formula. A microscope-level inspection by Chipworks and iFixit is … Continue reading

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Apple A6 SoC ‘confirmed’ to leverage 1GB of RAM

Slides of Apple’s A6 chip presented at the company’s iPhone 5 debut event on Wednesday reveal the processor likely holds 1GB of RAM, double the amount found in the legacy iPhone 4 and 4S handsets. As noted by AnandTech, the … Continue reading

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