PowerVR SGX540 vs PowerVR SGX554MP4

PowerVR SGX540

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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.

PowerVR SGX554MP4

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The PowerVR SGX554MP4 (series 5XT) is an integrated graphics card usually used in ARM based SoCs. It is e.g. used in the Apple A6X (iPad 4) SoC. It offers 4 graphics cores with 8 SIMDs each and is able to reach 76.8 GLOPs at 300 MHz. The GPU itself supports OpenGL ES 2.0, DirectX9 and OpenCL 1.1. In the Apple A6X the GPU cores are positioned near the two 64 Bit memory controllers leading to a very good memory bandwidth at the time.

Sources: iPad 4 review, Anandtech

PowerVR SGX540PowerVR SGX554MP4
ManufacturerPowerVRPowerVR
PowerVR SGX500 Series
SGX554MP4 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 4/2 cores @ 0.2 GHz
SGX535 compare 2/2 cores @ 0.2 GHz
SGX531 compare 2/1 cores
SGX530 compare 2/1 cores
SGX554MP4 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 4/2 cores @ 0.2 GHz
SGX535 compare 2/2 cores @ 0.2 GHz
SGX531 compare 2/1 cores
SGX530 compare 2/1 cores
ArchitecturePowerVR SGX5PowerVR SGX5
Pipelines4 / 2 Pixel- / Vertexshader32 - unified
Core Speed200 MHz
Shared Memorynono
technology45 nm32 nm
Date of Announcement01.01.2008 23.10.2012
DirectXDirectX 9
FeaturesOpenGL ES 2.0
InformationOpenCL 1.1
CPU in SGX540GPU Base SpeedGPU Boost / Turbo
Intel Atom Z24801 x 2000 MHz400 MHz? MHz
Intel Atom Z24601 x 1300 MHz, 4? W400 MHz? MHz
Rockchip RK31682 x 1200 MHz400 MHz? MHz
Intel Atom Z24201 x 1200 MHz400 MHz? MHz
min. - max.400 MHz? MHz

Benchmarks

3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Unlimited Graphics
11596 Points (2%)
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Extreme Graphics
min: 2707     avg: 4575     median: 4574.5 (1%)     max: 6442 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Graphics
min: 738     avg: 1390     median: 1390 (0%)     max: 2042 Points
min: 2687     avg: 6715     median: 6714.5 (1%)     max: 10742 Points
GLBenchmark 2.5 - GLBench 2.5 Egypt HD Offscreen
min: 6.4     avg: 6.9     median: 6.8 (1%)     max: 7.6 fps
min: 10     avg: 26.5     median: 26.5 (5%)     max: 43 fps
GLBenchmark 2.5 - GLBench 2.5 Egypt HD
min: 9.4     avg: 10.2     median: 10.2 (17%)     max: 11 fps
min: 14     avg: 25.5     median: 25.5 (43%)     max: 37 fps
GFXBench (DX / GLBenchmark) 2.7
GLBench 2.7 T-Rex HD Offscreen C24Z16 + PowerVR SGX540
GLBench 2.7 T-Rex HD Offscreen C24Z16 + PowerVR SGX554MP4
GLBench 2.7 T-Rex HD Onscreen C24Z16 + PowerVR SGX540
GLBench 2.7 T-Rex HD Onscreen C24Z16 + PowerVR SGX554MP4
AnTuTu 3DRating - Antutu 3DRating Off-screen
min: 846     avg: 1260     median: 1462 (51%)     max: 1471 Points
min: 1425     avg: 1734     median: 1733.5 (60%)     max: 2042 Points
AnTuTu 3DRating - Antutu 3DRating Score
min: 1311     avg: 2324     median: 2477 (22%)     max: 3183 Points
min: 2997     avg: 4728     median: 4727.5 (42%)     max: 6458 Points
AnTuTu v3 - AnTuTu v3 GPU
min: 2951     avg: 3291     median: 3291 (34%)     max: 3631 Points
3482 Points (36%)
Basemark ES 2.0 - Basemark ES 2.0
min: 7.69     avg: 12     median: 12.4 (20%)     max: 17.06 fps
13.7 fps (23%)
Basemark X 1.0 - Basemark X 1.0 Off-Screen
2.3 fps (11%)
NenaMark2 - NenaMark2 Score
min: 20.4     avg: 32.6     median: 34.8 (52%)     max: 45.1 fps
45 fps (67%)
PassMark PerformanceTest Mobile V1 - PerformanceTest Mobile 2D Graphics Tests
2581 Points (5%)
2292 Points (5%)
PassMark PerformanceTest Mobile V1 - PerformanceTest Mobile 3D Graphics Tests
612 Points (2%)
795 Points (3%)
Smartbench 2012 - Smartbench 2012 Gaming Index
min: 1406     avg: 1949     median: 1799 (39%)     max: 2966
1930 (42%)

Average Benchmarks PowerVR SGX540 → 100% n=13

Average Benchmarks PowerVR SGX554MP4 → 258% n=13

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