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PowerVR SGX540

PowerVR SGX540

The PowerVR SGX540 is an integrated graphics card that can be found in mostly ARM based SoCs for tablets and smartphones. It offers 4 pixel and 2 vertex shaders that are usually clocked at 200 MHz. The GPU supports OpenGL ES 2.0 and was announced in November of 2007.

ManufacturerPowerVR
PowerVR SGX500 Series

SGX554MP4

32

SGX543MP4

16

SGX543MP3

12

SGX543MP2

8

SGX545

4/2 cores @ 533 MHz

SGX544MP2

8/4 cores @ 300 - 533 (Boost) MHz

SGX544

4/2 cores @ 384 MHz
SGX540 4/2 cores @ 200 MHz

SGX535

2/2 cores @ 200 MHz

SGX531

2/1 cores

SGX530

2/1 cores
ArchitecturePowerVR SGX5
Pipelines4 / 2 Pixel- / Vertexshader
Core Speed *200 MHz
Shared Memoryno
technology45 nm
Date of Announcement01.01.2008
* The specified clock rates are only guidelines for the manufacturer and can be altered by them.
CPUGPU Base SpeedGPU Boost / Turbo
Intel Atom Z24801 x 2000 MHz400 MHz? MHz
Intel Atom Z24601 x 1300 MHz, 4? W400 MHz? MHz
Intel Atom Z24201 x 1200 MHz400 MHz? MHz
min. - max.400 - 400 MHz? - ? MHz

Benchmarks

GFXBench (DX / GLBenchmark) 2.7 - T-Rex HD Onscreen C24Z16
0% 100%
min: 0      avg: 1.4 (2%)     median: 1.4 (2%)     max: 2.7 fps
GFXBench (DX / GLBenchmark) 2.7 - T-Rex HD Offscreen C24Z16 1920x1080
0% 100%
min: 0      avg: 0.5 (0%)     median: 0.5 (0%)     max: 1 fps
3DMark (2013) - Ice Storm Standard Graphics 1280x720
0% 100%
min: 738      avg: 1390 (0%)     median: 1390 (0%)     max: 2042 Points
PassMark PerformanceTest Mobile V1 - 3D Graphics Tests
0% 100%
min: 612      avg: 612 (28%)     median: 612 (28%)     max: 612 Points
PassMark PerformanceTest Mobile V1 - 2D Graphics Tests
0% 100%
min: 2581      avg: 2581 (52%)     median: 2581 (52%)     max: 2581 Points
Antutu 3DRating - Off-screen 1024x2048
0% 100%
min: 846      avg: 1259.7 (44%)     median: 1462 (51%)     max: 1471 Points
Antutu 3DRating -
0% 100%
min: 1311      avg: 2323.7 (20%)     median: 2477 (22%)     max: 3183 Points
GLBenchmark 2.5 - Egypt HD Offscreen Fixed Time 1920x1080
0% 100%
min: 6.4      avg: 6.9 (1%)     median: 6.8 (1%)     max: 7.6 fps
GLBenchmark 2.5 - Egypt HD Fixed Time
0% 100%
min: 9.4      avg: 10.2 (17%)     median: 10.2 (17%)     max: 11 fps
AnTuTu Benchmark v3 - GPU
0% 100%
min: 2951      avg: 3291 (34%)     median: 3291 (34%)     max: 3631 points
NenaMark2 -
0% 100%
min: 20.4      avg: 32.6 (48%)     median: 34.8 (52%)     max: 45.1 fps
Basemark ES 2.0 - Taiji Free
0% 100%
min: 7.69      avg: 12 (20%)     median: 12.4 (20%)     max: 17.06 fps
Smartbench 2012 - Gaming Index
0% 100%
min: 1406      avg: 1949.1 (43%)     median: 1799 (40%)     max: 2966 points
- Range of benchmark values for this graphics card
- Average benchmark values for this graphics card

For more games that might be playable and a list of all games and graphics cards visit our Gaming List

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Notebook reviews with PowerVR SGX540 graphics card

Amazon Kindle Fire 7": OMAP 4430, 7", 0.4 kg
  Review » Amazon Kindle Fire 7" Tablet Review

Amazon Kindle Fire HD 7 inch: OMAP 4460, 7.0", 0.4 kg
  Review » Review Amazon Kindle Fire HD 7 Tablet

Asus Fonepad ME371MG: Intel Atom Z2420, 7", 0.3 kg
  Review » Review Asus Fonepad ME371MG Tablet

BlackBerry Playbook WiFi 16GB: OMAP 4430, 7", 0.4 kg
  Review » Review BlackBerry Playbook WiFi 16GB Tablet/MID

Motorola Xoom 2 MZ 607: OMAP 4430, 8.2", 0.4 kg
  Review » Review Motorola Xoom 2 MZ607 Tablet/MID

Motorola Xoom 2 MZ616: OMAP 4430, 10.1", 0.6 kg
  Review » Review Motorola Xoom 2 MZ616 Tablet/MID

Panasonic Toughpad JT-B1: OMAP 4460, 7.0", 0.5 kg
  Review » Review Panasonic Toughpad JT-B1 Tablet

Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1: OMAP 4430, 10.1", 0.6 kg
  Review » Review Samsung 10.1" Galaxy Tab 2 Tablet/MID

Samsung Google Nexus S I9020: Samsung Hummingbird S5PC110 / Exynos 3110, 4", 0.1 kg
  Review » Review Samsung Google Nexus S I9020/I9023 Smartphone

Samsung Wave II GT-S8530 : Samsung Hummingbird S5PC110 / Exynos 3110, 3.7", 0.1 kg
  Review » Review Samsung Wave II GT-S8530 Smartphone

Toshiba AT200: OMAP 4430, 10.1", 0.5 kg
  Review » Review Toshiba AT200 Tablet/MID

Amazon Kindle Fire 7": OMAP 4430, 7", 0.4 kg
  External Review » Amazon Kindle Fire 7"

Amazon Kindle Fire HD 7 inch: OMAP 4460, 7.0", 0.4 kg
  External Review » Amazon Kindle Fire HD 7 inch

Asus Fonepad: Intel Atom Z2420, 7.0", 0.3 kg
  External Review » Asus Fonepad

Asus Fonepad ME371MG: Intel Atom Z2420, 7", 0.3 kg
  External Review » Asus Fonepad ME371MG

Motorola RAZR i: Intel Atom Z2480, 4.3", 0.1 kg
  External Review » Motorola RAZR i

Panasonic Toughpad JT-B1: OMAP 4460, 7.0", 0.5 kg
  External Review » Panasonic Toughpad JT-B1

Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1: OMAP 4430, 10.1", 0.6 kg
  External Review » Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1")

Toshiba AT200: OMAP 4430, 10.1", 0.5 kg
  External Review » Toshiba AT200

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Class 1
GeForce GTX 590
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Radeon HD 6970
GeForce GTX 570
GeForce GTX 560 Ti
Radeon HD 5850
Radeon HD 7770
Radeon HD 7770
GeForce GTX 460 768MB
Radeon HD 6790
Radeon HD 5770
GeForce GTX 550 Ti
Class 2
GeForce GTS 450
Radeon HD 4850
Class 3
Radeon HD 5670
GeForce GT 240
Radeon R6 M255DX
GeForce GT 430
Radeon HD 5570
GeForce GT 220
Radeon HD 6450 GDDR5
Class 4
Radeon R3 (Mullins/Beema)
Mali-T760 MP6
Class 5
Radeon HD 4350
GeForce G 107M *
Chrome9HD *
PowerVR G6200
Class 6
unknown *

* Approximate position of the graphics adapter

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Author: Klaus Hinum (Update: 2014-05- 1)