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iPad Air 2 has Triple-Core, 2GB RAM

10-21-2014, 05:17 PM
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iPad Air 2 has Triple-Core, 2GB RAM

iPad Air 2 Benchmark Points to A8X Chip With Triple-Core 1.5 GHz CPU, 2 GB RAM
http://www.macrumors.com/2014/10/21/...-core-2gb-ram/

iPad Air 2 Up to 55% Faster Than iPhone 6, Up to 68% Faster Than iPad Air
http://www.macrumors.com/2014/10/21/...ster-iphone-6/
10-21-2014, 08:33 PM
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First review, some tests for GPU included, battery test not yet done completely as of now.
http://www.wired.co.uk/reviews/table...d-air-2-review

10-22-2014, 12:05 AM
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Triple core that's really strange makes me wonder if they tried to make it quad and had problems so just decided to deactivate one of them.

I don't mean to sound bitter, cold, or cruel, but I am, so that's how it comes out
10-22-2014, 04:20 PM
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The benchmarks are stupidly good. Part of me can't wait till I get mine on Friday - the other part of me knows I'll have to wait a while longer before any software really takes advantage of it.
10-22-2014, 07:26 PM
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At first I wasn't interested as I thought the only new thing was a gimmicky finger scanner.

Then I read about it's CPU speed and extra ram.. That got my interest.

Sadly I now find out they dropped the 32gb version which is the one I buy. Imo it's a ridiculous decision. If they are going to drop any it should be the 16 as 16gb is way too tight, I bet you barely get 12 available to use.

The 64gb device is out of my budget so I won't be upgrading this year, thanks apple.
10-23-2014, 10:06 AM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Mene View Post
At first I wasn't interested as I thought the only new thing was a gimmicky finger scanner.

Then I read about it's CPU speed and extra ram.. That got my interest.

Sadly I now find out they dropped the 32gb version which is the one I buy. Imo it's a ridiculous decision. If they are going to drop any it should be the 16 as 16gb is way too tight, I bet you barely get 12 available to use.

The 64gb device is out of my budget so I won't be upgrading this year, thanks apple.
Good news. The 64 GB cost the same as the 32 Gb did. So you can go buy one now.
10-23-2014, 11:16 AM
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Good news. The 64 GB cost the same as the 32 Gb did. So you can go buy one now.
I think he was hoping for Apple to drop the 16 GB model, making a 32 GB one cost as much as the 16 GB model does now.
11-05-2014, 05:06 PM
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Impressive RAM comparison with the first Air:

http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/iPad/...re.asp?c=62188

I ordered a 128GB model yesterday.Can't wait
11-05-2014, 05:16 PM
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It is crazy good. I'm regularly going into apps I haven't used for a couple of days and finding them still running.