“Apple’s claim that the new iPad’s A5X processor outperforms the Nvidia Tegra 3 when it comes to graphical power seems to be accurate — or at least that’s what a new test shows,” Sam Kieldsen reports for CNET UK.
“Australian tech blogger Richie ran a benchmarking test (video below) pitting the new iPad against the Tegra 3-equipped, Android-powered Asus Transformer Prime, and found that the dual-core/four-graphic-core A5X gave much better results than the quad-core/12-graphic core Tegra 3,” Kieldsen reports. “Richie, who says he was sceptical of Apple’s launch day claims, use GLBenchmark to run the test. With 3D graphics, the Transformer Prime scored 60 and 73fps respectively in GLBenchmark’s Egypt and Pro tests, while the new iPad scored 140 and 250fps. Round one to Apple.”
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MacDailyNews Take: If someone you know buys an Asus Transformer Prime (to go along with their Zune, presumably), please have their head checked immediately.