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Apple A9

Price and performance details for the Apple A9 can be found below. This is made using thousands of PerformanceTest benchmark results and is updated daily.

  • The first graph shows the relative performance of the CPU compared to the 10 other common (single) CPUs in terms of PassMark CPU Mark.
  • The 2nd graph shows the value for money, in terms of the CPUMark per dollar.
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Apple A9


Class: Mobile/Embedded


Clockspeed: 1.9 GHz

Cores: 2 Threads: 2

Other names: ARMv8-A Apple A9, Apple A9

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q1 2021

CPUmark/$Price: NA

Overall Rank: 2320

Last Price Change: NA

Average CPU Mark

Single Thread Rating: 1187
Samples: 1113*
*Margin for error: Low

CPU Test Suite Average Results for Apple A9

Integer Math6,308 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math3,099 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers14 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting3 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption1,322 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression23.0 MBytes/Sec
Physics199 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions977 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread1,187 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 31st of March 2023.

CPU Mark Distribution for Apple A9

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 28th of March 2023
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 28th of March 2023.
For distribution graph only: Results are trimmed to exclude outliers by disregarding the bottom 1% and top 1% of submissions.

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Last 5 Baselines for Apple A9
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL8059351 - Mar 25 2023
BL8059349 - Mar 25 2023
BL8059314 - Mar 24 2023
BL8058821 - Mar 16 2023
BL8058818 - Mar 16 2023
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
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