First NVIDIA Tegra 4 benchmarks are in, lags behind the iPad's A6X SoC

Tegra 4
Apparently, someone with access to a Tegra 4 evaluation board decided to take it for a spin and see what NVIDIA's new mobile chip was capable of. And what better way of doing that than running a few benchmarks aiming for a new high score? Well, whoever tested the Tegra 4 didn't quite get there, despite posting some pretty promising results on the GLBenchmark database.

The GLBenchmark results you see here were achieved using Dalmore, which is one of the two Tegra 4 evaluation boards that select developers get to play with. Android 4.2.1 was installed on it, and the display used during testing had a resolution of 1920 by 1128 pixels, as reported by the app. The Tegra 4 chip ran at a maximum clock speed of over 1.8GHz.

As we mentioned above, the Tegra 4 scored well, but couldn't quite get to the score reached by the fourth-generation iPad and its A6X system-on-a-chip. For example, while the former got an average of 32.6 fps on Egypt HD Offscreen running at 1080p, the iPad 4 managed to run the same test at 49.6 fps on average. 

Still, keep in mind that the Tegra 4 SoC was not tested on a smartphone or a tablet bound to hit the market. When fitted inside an actual product, its performance could increase after the necessary optimizations are applied. Feel free to browse the results yourself, but keep in mind that they have been taken down from the GLBenchmark database. Images, however, are still available in Google's cache. The links are below!

source: GLBenchmark (Google cache), (2), (3), (4)  via XDA-Developers,
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