Apple A12X Bionic vs Apple A12 Bionic: performance

Performance comparison between the two processors, with the Apple A12X Bionic and the Apple A12 Bionic. The first has a turbo frequency of 2,5 GHz, with 8 cores, and the second has a maximum frequency of 2,5 GHz, with a total of 6 cores.

Geekbench 4:

Processeur Geekbench 4 – Score multi-core & single-core – iOS 64-bit
Apple A12X Bionic  5 018
 17 696
Apple A12 Bionic  4 695
 10 985

Geekbench 4 is a complete benchmark platform with several types of tests, including data compression, image encryption, AES encryption, SQL encoding, HTML rendering, PDF rendering, Matrix calculation, Fast Fourier Transformation, 3D object simulation, photo editing, memory testing. This allows us to better visualize the respective power of these two chips. For each result, we took an average of the last 250 values on the famous benchmark software.

On the single-core side, the difference is 7%. In multi-core, the differential gap is 61%.


Processeur AnTuTu – Score
Apple A12X Bionic  557 680
Apple A12 Bionic  368 880

AnTuTu is one of the most popular benchmarking application to test mobile devices. It calculates the CPU integer, the CPU float-point, the runtime, the multitask, RAM operation, RAM speed, 2D and 3D graphics, the storage I/O, database I/O, etc.

On this application, there is a difference of 51%.


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