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PowerVR SGX531

The PowerVR SGX531 is an integrated graphics card that can be found in mostly ARM based SoCs for tablets and smartphones. It offers 2 pixel and 1 vertex shaders that are usually clocked at 200 MHz. The GPU supports OpenGL ES 2.0 and was announced in Oct. of 2006.

PowerVR SGX500 Series

SGX554MP4 compare 32
SGX543MP4 compare 16
SGX543MP3 compare 12
SGX543MP2 compare 8
SGX545 compare 4/2 cores @ 0.53 GHz
SGX544MP2 compare 8/4 cores @ 0.3 - 0.53 GHz
SGX544 compare 4/2 cores @ 0.38 GHz
SGX540 compare 4/2 cores @ 0.2 GHz
SGX535 compare 2/2 cores @ 0.2 GHz
SGX531 2/1 cores
SGX530 compare 2/1 cores
ArchitecturePowerVR SGX5
Pipelines2 / 1 Pixel- / Vertexshader
Shared Memoryno
APIOpenGL ES 2.0
Date of Announcement01.10.2006
CPU in SGX531GPU Base SpeedGPU Boost / Turbo
MediaTek MT83772 x 1200 MHz? MHz? MHz
MediaTek MT8317T2 x 1200 MHz? MHz? MHz
MediaTek MT65772 x 1000 MHz? MHz? MHz
MediaTek MT65751 x 1000 MHz? MHz? MHz
min. - max.? MHz? MHz

Benchmarks

3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Graphics
min: 382     avg: 539     median: 562 (0%)     max: 672 Points
GLBenchmark 2.5 - GLBench 2.5 Egypt HD Offscreen
min: 1.8     avg: 2.1     median: 1.9 (0%)     max: 2.6 fps
GLBenchmark 2.5 - GLBench 2.5 Egypt HD
min: 2.5     avg: 5.6     median: 2.9 (5%)     max: 19.27 fps
GFXBench (DX / GLBenchmark) 2.7
GFXBench 2.7 T-Rex HD Onscreen C24Z16 +
GFXBench (DX / GLBenchmark) 2.7 - GFXBench 2.7 T-Rex HD Onscreen C24Z16
min: 1     avg: 1.1     median: 1.1 (0%)     max: 1.1 fps
GFXBench T-Rex HD Offscreen C24Z16 +
GFXBench (DX / GLBenchmark) 2.7 - GFXBench T-Rex HD Offscreen C24Z16
0.5 fps (0%)
AnTuTu 3DRating - Antutu 3DRating Off-screen
min: 544     avg: 746     median: 746.5 (26%)     max: 909 Points
AnTuTu 3DRating - Antutu 3DRating Score
min: 1262     avg: 1613     median: 1527 (13%)     max: 2074 Points
AnTuTu v3 - AnTuTu v3 GPU
min: 707     avg: 1630     median: 1708 (18%)     max: 2131 Points
Basemark ES 2.0 - Basemark ES 2.0
min: 4.88     avg: 7.5     median: 7.8 (13%)     max: 9.22 fps
NenaMark2 - NenaMark2 Score
min: 17     avg: 22.4     median: 23.6 (35%)     max: 25.1 fps
PassMark PerformanceTest Mobile V1 - PerformanceTest Mobile V1 2D Graphics Tests
min: 2079     avg: 2217     median: 2183 (2%)     max: 2424 Points
PassMark PerformanceTest Mobile V1 - PerformanceTest Mobile V1 3D Graphics Tests
min: 373     avg: 463.5     median: 487.5 (1%)     max: 506 Points
Smartbench 2012 - Smartbench 2012 Gaming Index
min: 1289     avg: 1572     median: 1630 (35%)     max: 1905 points
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Notebook reviews with PowerVR SGX531 graphics card

Review LG G Pro Lite Dual D686 Smartphone

Review LG G Pro Lite Dual D686 Smartphone

Slimming mania. The review sample's big brother completely convinced us in the editorial office. Users who were looking forward to a comparable version with a d...
MediaTek MT6577 | PowerVR SGX531 | 5.50" | 163 g
 

Review Lenovo IdeaTab A1000 Tablet

Entry-level revisited. Lenovo releases a budget-friendly 7-inch tablet with Android OS and low-power hardware. Can the bargain-basement offering from the well-k...
MediaTek MT8317T | PowerVR SGX531 | 7.00" | 348 g
 

Review ZTE Grand X Pro Smartphone

A phone with an X – will it succeed? The Chinese manufacturer ZTE is expanding into foreign markets. The 4.5-inch, mid-priced Grand X Pro smartphone is to help ...
MediaTek MT6577 | PowerVR SGX531 | 4.50" | 143 g
 

Review Acer Liquid E1 Duo Smartphone

Liquid and good? Acer's Liquid E1 Duo is a dual SIM smartphone with a 4.5-inch IPS display, a Mediatek MT 6577 SoC including a PowerVR SGX531, and 1 GB of RAM, ...
MediaTek MT6577 | PowerVR SGX531 | 4.50" | 140 g
 

Review LG E460 Optimus L5 II Smartphone

The mainstream "L". LG not only delivers high-end smartphones like the LG Optimus G or the Google nexus 4, the Korean company also produces smartphones for the ...
MediaTek MT6575 | PowerVR SGX531 | 4.00" | 113 g

Alcatel OneTouch Ultra 997D: MediaTek MT6577, 4.30", 0.1 kg
  Review » Review Alcatel One Touch Ultra 997D Smartphone

Acer Iconia B1-A71: MediaTek MT8317T, 7.00", 0.3 kg
  Review » Review Acer Iconia B1-A71 Tablet

Alcatel One Touch Idol S: MediaTek MT6577, 4.70", 0.1 kg
  External Review » Alcatel One Touch Idol S

LG Optimus L4 II: MediaTek MT6575, 3.80", 0.1 kg
  External Review » LG Optimus L4 II

Alcatel OneTouch Ultra 997D: MediaTek MT6577, 4.30", 0.1 kg
  External Review » Alcatel OneTouch Ultra 997D

Alcatel OneTouch M'Pop: MediaTek MT6575, 4.00", 0.1 kg
  External Review » Alcatel OneTouch M'Pop

LG Optimus G Pro Lite Dual D686: MediaTek MT6577, 5.50", 0.2 kg
  External Review » LG G Pro Lite Dual D686

Lenovo IdeaTab A1000: MediaTek MT8317T, 7.00", 0.3 kg
  External Review » Lenovo IdeaTab A1000

ZTE Grand X Pro: MediaTek MT6577, 4.50", 0.1 kg
  External Review » ZTE Grand X Pro

LG E460 Optimus L5 II: MediaTek MT6575, 4.00", 0.1 kg
  External Review » LG E460 Optimus L5 II

Lenovo IdeaPhone P770: MediaTek MT6577, 4.50", 0.2 kg
  External Review » Lenovo IdeaPhone P770

Lenovo IdeaPhone S890: MediaTek MT6577, 5.00", 0.2 kg
  External Review » Lenovo IdeaPhone S890

Alcatel One Touch Idol 6030A: MediaTek MT6577, 4.70", 0.2 kg
  External Review » Alcatel One Touch Idol 6030A

Acer Iconia B1-A71: MediaTek MT8317T, 7.00", 0.3 kg
  External Review » Acer Iconia B1-A71

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Klaus Hinum (Update: 2016-01-26)