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  • New iPad’s A5X Processor Holds Few Surprises Despite Enormous Size

    New iPad’s A5X Processor Holds Few Surprises Despite Enormous Size

    Initial teardowns of the new iPad whetted many a chip nerd’s appetite when they revealed that the A5X chip inside was truly gigantic. At nearly 13x13mm, it is significantly larger than the A5, which was itself already kind of a hefty bugger. Now some clear images (from Chipworks) have been taken of the die itself (some rather rough ones with initial “floorplans” showed up… Read More