Apple A5 in 0 Benchmarks. 32 nm, 1.00 GHz

Apple A5 Testing in 0 Benchmarks. Specifications: The architecture is A5 , the number of cores is 2, and the number of threads is 2. The base clock speed of Apple A5 is 1.00 GHz. The model supports motherboards with a socket of N/A. The Supported Memory Type is LPDDR2-800 (maximum 1 GB).  PCIe version is .

Basic specifications Apple A5

Apple A5 technical specifications and performance testing in benchmarks will open you to all the advantages and disadvantages of Apple A5. Please learn the key figures of the clock speed and L2/L3 cache and make the right decision.

Technical specs

The general technical information depicts the base data of a CPU’s number of cores and threads, and base and turbo-boost clock speed. Here are key features influencing the performance.

Cores: 2x Cortex-A9
CPU Cores / Threads: 2 / 2
Core architecture: normal
Hyperthreading: No
Overclocking: No
Frequency: 1.00 GHz
Turbo Frequency (1 Core): --
Turbo Frequency (2 Cores): --

CPU generation and family

The generation of a Apple A5 CPU, the segment of usage (computer, server or mobile type), the preceding model of a CPU, and its successor.

Name: Apple A5
Family: Apple A series
CPU group: Apple A5/A5X
Segment: Mobile
Predecessor: --
Successor: Apple A6


Not every CPU is equipped with a built-in graphic core. However, if Apple A5 has internal graphics, it is another advantage. Please pay attention to the base and turbo clock speed of the graphic core.

GPU name: PowerVR SGX543MP2 (2 Cores)
GPU frequency: 0.20 GHz
GPU (Turbo): No turbo
Execution units: 4
Shader: 32
Max. GPU Memory: --
Max. displays: 1
Direct X: 10
Technology: 32 nm
Release date: Q1/2012

Hardware codec support

Technical information that does not affect the final performance.

h265 / HEVC (8 bit): No
h265 / HEVC (10 bit): No
h264: No
VP8: No
VP9: No
AV1: No
VC-1: No

Memory Specifications

Which memory does Apple A5 support? How many channels are operated and how large the memory capacity can be to build in the motherboard? Here are the general data on the capacity and other technology.

Memory type: LPDDR2-800
Max. Memory: 1 GB
Memory channels: 2
Bandwidth: 6.4 GB/s

Thermal Management (TDP)

TDP shows which cooling system is necessary for a Apple A5 CPU. It stands for Thermal Design Power. Here are all the CPU specifications: the maximum temperature, the approximate thermal calculation for power supply and others.

TDP (PL2): --
TDP up: --
TDP down: --
Tjunction max.: --

Additional specifications

Apple A5 technical specifications contain the general data on the technological process of chip production (in nanometer), the cache of L2/L3, the architecture of the central core and ISA extension.

Instruction set (ISA): ARMv7-A32 (32 bit)
L2-Cache: 1.00 MB
L3-Cache: --
Architecture: A5
Virtualization: None
Socket: N/A
Part Number: APL 0498