PowerVR SGX543MP2 vs PowerVR SGX530 vs PowerVR SGX540

PowerVR SGX543MP2

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The PowerVR SGX543MP2 (series 5XT) is an integrated graphics card for ARM based SoCs. It is e.g. used in the Apple A5 (iPhone 4s and iPad 2) and offers 8 unified shader cores that support OpenGL ES 2.0.

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 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 SGX543MP2PowerVR SGX530PowerVR SGX540
ManufacturerPowerVRPowerVRPowerVR
PowerVR SGX500 Series
SGX554MP4 32
SGX543MP4 16
SGX543MP3 12
SGX543MP2 8
SGX545 4/2 cores @ 533 MHz
SGX544MP2 8/4 cores @ 300 - 533 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
SGX554MP4 32
SGX543MP4 16
SGX543MP3 12
SGX543MP2 8
SGX545 4/2 cores @ 533 MHz
SGX544MP2 8/4 cores @ 300 - 533 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
SGX554MP4 32
SGX543MP4 16
SGX543MP3 12
SGX543MP2 8
SGX545 4/2 cores @ 533 MHz
SGX544MP2 8/4 cores @ 300 - 533 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 SGX5PowerVR SGX5PowerVR SGX5
Pipelines8 - unified2 / 1 Pixel- / Vertexshader4 / 2 Pixel- / Vertexshader
Shared Memorynonono
DirectXDirectX 10.1, Shader 4.1
technology40 nm45 nm
FeaturesOpenGL ES 2.0
Date of Announcement16.03.2009 01.06.2005 01.01.2008
Core Speed200 MHz
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 - Ice Storm Standard Graphics 1280x720
100%
1 SGX540 +
min: 738     avg: 1390     median: 1390 (0%)     max: 2042 Points
GLBenchmark 2.5 - Egypt HD Offscreen Fixed Time 1920x1080
min: 9.1     avg: 10.6     median: 10.6 (2%)     max: 12 fps
64%
1 SGX540 +
min: 6.4     avg: 6.9     median: 6.8 (1%)     max: 7.6 fps
GLBenchmark 2.5 - Egypt HD Fixed Time
min: 16     avg: 18.5     median: 18.5 (31%)     max: 21 fps
55%
1 SGX540 +
min: 9.4     avg: 10.2     median: 10.2 (17%)     max: 11 fps
GFXBench (DX / GLBenchmark) 2.7
T-Rex HD Offscreen C24Z16 1920x1080 + PowerVR SGX540
T-Rex HD Onscreen C24Z16 + PowerVR SGX540
AnTuTu 3DRating - Off-screen 1024x2048
1174 Points (41%)
125%
1 SGX540 +
min: 846     avg: 1260     median: 1462 (51%)     max: 1471 Points
AnTuTu 3DRating
5819 Points (51%)
43%
1 SGX540 +
min: 1311     avg: 2324     median: 2477 (22%)     max: 3183 Points
AnTuTu v3 - GPU
100%
1 SGX540 +
min: 2951     avg: 3291     median: 3291 (34%)     max: 3631
Basemark ES 2.0 - Taiji Free
100%
1 SGX540 +
min: 7.69     avg: 12     median: 12.4 (20%)     max: 17.06 fps
NenaMark2
100%
1 SGX540 +
min: 20.4     avg: 32.6     median: 34.8 (52%)     max: 45.1 fps
PassMark PerformanceTest Mobile V1 - 2D Graphics Tests
100%
1 SGX540 +
2581 Points (8%)
PassMark PerformanceTest Mobile V1 - 3D Graphics Tests
100%
1 SGX540 +
612 Points (2%)
Smartbench 2012 - Gaming Index
100%
1 SGX540 +
min: 1406     avg: 1949     median: 1799 (39%)     max: 2966 points

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