AnandTech: Apple A8X-SOC iPad Air has 2 GPU with eight cores




The A8X-soc in the iPad Air 2 probably has a GPU with eight cores. That Anandtech derived from that shot. It’s probably a GPU manufacturer that Imagination has never announced and who calls AnandTech GXA6850.

Mockup Of Those shot A8X The GPU would then have twice as many cores as in the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, the GX6450. Although the Imagination GXA6850 never announced, pointing out that Anandtech Imagination at the announcement of his new series GPUs last week said the supermodel had 16 cores, twice as much as the current top model in the series 6XT.

It is thus the first time that Apple uses an unannounced GPU in its soc. This suggests that Apple is working closely with manufacturer Imagination to implement the new GPUs. AnandTech hint that Apple would have the GPU itself designed based on the G6450. Soc sitting alone in the iPad Air 2 .

It is unknown how AnandTech comes to the information. The site is known for his contacts in the departments of companies that are responsible for making processors. The founder of the site, Anand Lal Shimpi, left earlier this year, the site to which he gave his name to work at Apple.


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