At its silicon core, the fourth-generation iPad is hardly an incremental upgrade, according to chip analysts.
The new iPad's A6X chip packs a brand-new graphics engine that boasts a serious step up in horsepower from the third-generation iPad's A5X.
"Nothing's incremental about this. The A6X is one massive processing machine," Jim Morrison, a product manager at Chipworks, which does reverse engineering and patent-infringement analysis of semiconductors and electronic systems, told CNET.
Chipworks posted an analysis of the A6X's circuit layout today.
Apple's newest chip is a full 30 percent larger than the A6 … Read more