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PowerVR G6400

Imagination PowerVR G6400

The PowerVR G6400 from Imagination Technologies is a fast mobile graphics solution that is used in tablet and smartphone SoCs like the Intel Merrifield series (e.g., Atom Z3460). Chips including this GPU are available from G2 2014 on and the performance is situated in the low high-end.

Architecture and Performance

The GPU is based on the series 6 (Rogue) and integrates four clusters with two TMUs each and a scalar Unified Shader architecture. The chip does offer more than twice of the performance compared to the SGX543MP3 from the Apple A6, while maintaining the same clocks. Even very demanding mobile games can be played without problems (as of 2013). Among others, the GPU supports OpenGL 3.x/4.x, OpenGL ES 3.0 as well as DirectX 10.

Energy Consumption

The manufacturer designed the PowerVR G6400 as a comparatively "wide" chip to achieve a high performance and a high energy efficiency at the same time. As a result, SoCs with the G6400 can also be used in smartphones. However, it does occupy a comparatively large area on the chip in return.

PowerVR Series 6 (Rogue) Series

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CodenameRogue
ArchitecturePowerVR Rogue
Core Speed400 - 533 (Boost) MHz
Shared Memoryno
APIDirectX 10, OpenGL 3.x, 4.x, OpenGL ES 3.1
FeaturesOpenGL 3.x, 4.x, OpenGL ES 3.1
Date of Announcement10.09.2013
Link to Manufacturer Pagehttp://www.imgtec.com/powervr/sgx_series...

Benchmarks

GFXBench (DX / GLBenchmark) 2.7
GFXBench 2.7 T-Rex HD Onscreen C24Z16 +
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* Smaller numbers mean a higher performance

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Notebook reviews with PowerVR G6400 graphics card

Dell Venue 7 LTE Tablet Review

Dell Venue 7 LTE Tablet Review

Light-shunning LTE slate. Dell launches a balanced, 7-inch tablet that is based on a current Atom processor from the Merrifield generation and Google's Android ...
Intel Atom Z3460 | PowerVR G6400 | 7.00" | 295 g

Dell Venue 8-3840: Intel Atom Z3480, 8.00", 0.3 kg
  External Review » Dell Venue 8-3840

Dell Venue 7: Intel Atom Z3460, 7.00", 0.3 kg
  External Review » Dell Venue 7

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Klaus Hinum (Update: 2016-01-26)