PowerVR SGX530 vs PowerVR SGX545 vs PowerVR SGX544

PowerVR SGX530

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The PowerVR SGX530 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 July of 2005.

PowerVR SGX545

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The PowerVR SGX545 is an integrated graphics card in some of the Intel Atom Clover Trail SoCs (for example, the Atom Z2760). Technically, the SGX545 and the GMA 3650 of the Atom N28xx models are identical. The GPU would be theoretically capable of DirectX 10.1, but Intel's implementation officially supports only Direct3D 9_3.

In the case of the Atom Z2760, the SGX545 is clocked at 533 MHz. The performance is far behind AMD's Bobcat and Kabini/Temash APUs and even worse than many ARM SoCs such as Nvidia's Tegra 3. The GPU is therefore unsuitable for 3D gaming. 1080p videos, however, will play fluently.

Corresponding to the poor performance of the GPU, the power consumption is also very low. This allows the Z2760/SGX545 to be used in passively cooled tablets.

PowerVR SGX544

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The PowerVR SGX544 is a integrated graphics card for tablets and smartphones (often in ARM based SoCs). It usually clocks at 384 MHz and offers 4 dedicated pixel- and 2 vertex shader (MP1 version). The card supports DirectX 9_3 and OpenGL ES 2.0 and is used in Android based tablets and smartphones. There are also versions with more clusters. See e.g. the PowerVR SGX544MP2 with two clusters.

PowerVR SGX530PowerVR SGX545PowerVR SGX544
ManufacturerPowerVRPowerVRPowerVR
PowerVR SGX500 Series
SGX554MP4 32
SGX543MP4 16
SGX543MP3 12
SGX543MP2 8
SGX545 4/2 cores @ 0.53 GHz
SGX544MP2 8/4 cores @ 0.3 - 0.53 GHz
SGX544 4/2 cores @ 0.38 GHz
SGX540 4/2 cores @ 0.2 GHz
SGX535 2/2 cores @ 0.2 GHz
SGX531 2/1 cores
SGX530 2/1 cores
SGX554MP4 32
SGX543MP4 16
SGX543MP3 12
SGX543MP2 8
SGX545 4/2 cores @ 0.53 GHz
SGX544MP2 8/4 cores @ 0.3 - 0.53 GHz
SGX544 4/2 cores @ 0.38 GHz
SGX540 4/2 cores @ 0.2 GHz
SGX535 2/2 cores @ 0.2 GHz
SGX531 2/1 cores
SGX530 2/1 cores
SGX554MP4 32
SGX543MP4 16
SGX543MP3 12
SGX543MP2 8
SGX545 4/2 cores @ 0.53 GHz
SGX544MP2 8/4 cores @ 0.3 - 0.53 GHz
SGX544 4/2 cores @ 0.38 GHz
SGX540 4/2 cores @ 0.2 GHz
SGX535 2/2 cores @ 0.2 GHz
SGX531 2/1 cores
SGX530 2/1 cores
ArchitecturePowerVR SGX5PowerVR SGX5PowerVR SGX5
Pipelines2 / 1 Pixel- / Vertexshader4 / 2 Pixel- / Vertexshader4 / 2 Pixel- / Vertexshader
Shared Memorynonono
Date of Announcement01.06.2005 01.01.2010 01.01.2010
Core Speed533 MHz384 MHz
DirectXDirectX 9_3/10.1, Shader 4.1DirectX 9_3/10.1, Shader 4.1
technology32 nm45 nm
CPU in SGX545GPU Base SpeedGPU Boost / Turbo
Intel Atom Z27602 x 1800 MHz, 1.7 / 3 W533 MHz? MHz
CPU in SGX544GPU Base SpeedGPU Boost / Turbo
Mediatek MT6589T4 x 1500 MHz357 MHz? MHz
Mediatek MT83894 x 1200 - 1500 MHz300 MHz? MHz
Mediatek MT81254 x 1200 - 1500 MHz300 MHz? MHz
min. - max.? - 533 MHz? MHz

Benchmarks

3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Unlimited Graphics
100%
1 SGX544 +
min: 1834     avg: 2269     median: 2136 (0%)     max: 2640 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Extreme Graphics
100%
1 SGX545 +
1618 Points (0%)
79%
1 SGX544 +
min: 1067     avg: 1283     median: 1271.5 (0%)     max: 1559 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Graphics
100%
1 SGX545 +
min: 2914     avg: 3025     median: 3050 (0%)     max: 3112 Points
89%
1 SGX544 +
min: 2333     avg: 2697     median: 2713.5 (0%)     max: 3318 Points
3DMark 2001SE - 3DMark 2001 - Standard
100%
1 SGX545 +
3152 Points (3%)
3DMark 03 - 3DMark 03 - Standard
100%
1 SGX545 +
min: 1507     avg: 1791     median: 1820.5 (1%)     max: 2015 Points
3DMark 05 - 3DMark 05 - Standard
100%
1 SGX545 +
min: 613     avg: 729     median: 794 (1%)     max: 802 Points
3DMark 06 3DMark 06 - Standard 1280x1024 + PowerVR SGX545
3DMark 06 - Standard 1280x720 + PowerVR SGX545
Cinebench R10 Cinebench R10 Shading (32bit) + PowerVR SGX545
GLBenchmark 2.5 - GLBench 2.5 Egypt HD Offscreen
100%
1 SGX545 +
8.5 fps (2%)
118%
1 SGX544 +
min: 4.8     avg: 9.8     median: 10 (2%)     max: 13 fps
GLBenchmark 2.5 - GLBench 2.5 Egypt HD
100%
1 SGX545 +
14 fps (23%)
93%
1 SGX544 +
min: 2.7     avg: 12.8     median: 13 (22%)     max: 17 fps
GFXBench (DX / GLBenchmark) 2.7
GLBench 2.7 T-Rex HD Offscreen C24Z16 + PowerVR SGX545
GLBench 2.7 T-Rex HD Offscreen C24Z16 + PowerVR SGX544
GLBench 2.7 T-Rex HD Onscreen C24Z16 + PowerVR SGX544
GFXBench 3.0 - GFXBench 3.0 Manhattan Offscreen
0 fps (0%)
GFXBench 3.0 - GFXBench 3.0 Manhattan
0 fps (0%)
AnTuTu 3DRating - 3DRating V4.0 for OpenGL ES 2.0
100%
1 SGX544 +
min: 2195     avg: 2524     median: 2463 (18%)     max: 2914 Points
AnTuTu 3DRating - Antutu 3DRating Off-screen
100%
1 SGX544 +
min: 1912     avg: 2075     median: 2030 (70%)     max: 2361 Points
AnTuTu 3DRating - Antutu 3DRating Score
100%
1 SGX544 +
min: 2479     avg: 3389     median: 3273 (29%)     max: 4025 Points
AnTuTu v3 - AnTuTu v3 GPU
100%
1 SGX544 +
min: 2624     avg: 3810     median: 3919 (41%)     max: 4460 Points
Basemark ES 2.0 - Basemark ES 2.0
100%
1 SGX544 +
min: 7.45     avg: 16.2     median: 17.1 (28%)     max: 23 fps
Basemark X 1.0 - Basemark X 1.0 Off-Screen
100%
1 SGX544 +
min: 0.948     avg: 2.3     median: 2.3 (11%)     max: 2.797 fps
Basemark X 1.1 - Basemark X 1.1 High Quality
100%
1 SGX544 +
min: 1609     avg: 1661     median: 1661 (4%)     max: 1713 Points
Basemark X 1.1 - Basemark X 1.1 Medium Quality
100%
1 SGX544 +
min: 4259     avg: 4574     median: 4574 (10%)     max: 4889 Points
NenaMark2 - NenaMark2 Score
100%
1 SGX544 +
min: 28.7     avg: 48     median: 48.7 (72%)     max: 58.1 fps
PassMark PerformanceTest Mobile V1 - PerformanceTest Mobile 2D Graphics Tests
100%
1 SGX544 +
min: 1911     avg: 2283     median: 2317 (5%)     max: 2510 Points
PassMark PerformanceTest Mobile V1 - PerformanceTest Mobile 3D Graphics Tests
100%
1 SGX544 +
min: 646     avg: 735     median: 749 (3%)     max: 848 Points
Smartbench 2012 - Smartbench 2012 Gaming Index
100%
1 SGX544 +
min: 1225     avg: 2198     median: 2111 (46%)     max: 2900

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Average Benchmarks PowerVR SGX544 → NAN% n=

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- Average benchmark values for this graphics card
* Smaller numbers mean a higher performance
1 This benchmark is not used for the average calculation

Game Benchmarks

The following benchmarks stem from our benchmarks of review laptops. The performance depends on the used graphics memory, clock rate, processor, system settings, drivers, and operating systems. So the results don't have to be representative for all laptops with this GPU. For detailed information on the benchmark results, click on the fps number.

Fifa 13

Fifa 13

2012
low 1024x768
SGX545:
7.4 8.8 9.7 10 ~ 9 fps
low 1024x768
SGX545:
3.2 3.3 (!) ~ 3 fps
low 1280x720
SGX545:
1.7  fps
Anno 2070

Anno 2070

2011
low 1024x768
SGX545:
2.1 (!) 2.9 ~ 3 fps
Fifa 12

Fifa 12

2011
med. 1024x768
SGX545:
10  fps
low 1024x768
SGX545:
11  fps
Risen

Risen

2009
low 800x600
SGX545:
4.4  fps
Anno 1404

Anno 1404

2009
low 1024x768
SGX545:
5.2 7.6 ~ 6 fps
Left 4 Dead

Left 4 Dead

2008
low 640x480
SGX545:
11.8 12 ~ 12 fps
Far Cry 2

Far Cry 2

2008
low 640x480
SGX545:
7.7  fps
Trackmania Nations Forever

Trackmania Nations Forever

2008
low 640x480
SGX545:
18.9  fps
high 1024x768
SGX545:
3.8  fps
World in Conflict - Benchmark

World in Conflict - Benchmark

2007
low 800x600
SGX545:
8  fps
med. 1024x768
SGX545:
1  fps

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