PowerVR SGX543MP2 vs PowerVR SGX540 vs PowerVR SGX531

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 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 SGX531

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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 SGX543MP2PowerVR SGX540PowerVR SGX531
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
Pipelines8 - unified4 / 2 Pixel- / Vertexshader2 / 1 Pixel- / Vertexshader
Shared Memorynonono
DirectXDirectX 10.1, Shader 4.1
technology40 nm45 nm
FeaturesOpenGL ES 2.0
Date of Announcement16.03.2009 01.01.2008 01.10.2006
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
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.? - 400 MHz? MHz

Benchmarks

3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Unlimited Graphics
100%
1 SGX531 +
536 Points (0%)
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Graphics
100%
1 SGX540 +
min: 738     avg: 1390     median: 1390 (0%)     max: 2042 Points
40%
1 SGX531 +
min: 382     avg: 539     median: 562 (0%)     max: 672 Points
GLBenchmark 2.5 - GLBench 2.5 Egypt HD Offscreen
min: 9.1     avg: 10.6     median: 10.6 (2%)     max: 12 fps
min: 6.4     avg: 6.9     median: 6.8 (1%)     max: 7.6 fps
min: 1.8     avg: 2.1     median: 1.9 (0%)     max: 2.6 fps
GLBenchmark 2.5 - GLBench 2.5 Egypt HD
min: 16     avg: 18.5     median: 18.5 (31%)     max: 21 fps
min: 9.4     avg: 10.2     median: 10.2 (17%)     max: 11 fps
min: 2.5     avg: 5.6     median: 2.9 (5%)     max: 19.27 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 SGX531
GLBench 2.7 T-Rex HD Onscreen C24Z16 + PowerVR SGX540
GLBench 2.7 T-Rex HD Onscreen C24Z16 + PowerVR SGX531
AnTuTu 3DRating - Antutu 3DRating Off-screen
1174 Points (41%)
min: 846     avg: 1260     median: 1462 (51%)     max: 1471 Points
min: 544     avg: 746     median: 746.5 (26%)     max: 909 Points
AnTuTu 3DRating - Antutu 3DRating Score
5819 Points (51%)
min: 1311     avg: 2324     median: 2477 (22%)     max: 3183 Points
min: 1262     avg: 1613     median: 1527 (13%)     max: 2074 Points
AnTuTu v3 - AnTuTu v3 GPU
100%
1 SGX540 +
min: 2951     avg: 3291     median: 3291 (34%)     max: 3631 Points
52%
1 SGX531 +
min: 707     avg: 1630     median: 1708 (18%)     max: 2131 Points
Basemark ES 2.0 - Basemark ES 2.0
100%
1 SGX540 +
min: 7.69     avg: 12     median: 12.4 (20%)     max: 17.06 fps
63%
1 SGX531 +
min: 4.88     avg: 7.5     median: 7.8 (13%)     max: 9.22 fps
NenaMark2 - NenaMark2 Score
100%
1 SGX540 +
min: 20.4     avg: 32.6     median: 34.8 (52%)     max: 45.1 fps
68%
1 SGX531 +
min: 17     avg: 22.4     median: 23.6 (35%)     max: 25.1 fps
PassMark PerformanceTest Mobile V1 - PerformanceTest Mobile 2D Graphics Tests
100%
1 SGX540 +
2581 Points (5%)
85%
1 SGX531 +
min: 2079     avg: 2217     median: 2183 (5%)     max: 2424 Points
PassMark PerformanceTest Mobile V1 - PerformanceTest Mobile 3D Graphics Tests
100%
1 SGX540 +
612 Points (2%)
80%
1 SGX531 +
min: 373     avg: 464     median: 487.5 (2%)     max: 506 Points
Smartbench 2012 - Smartbench 2012 Gaming Index
100%
1 SGX540 +
min: 1406     avg: 1949     median: 1799 (39%)     max: 2966
91%
1 SGX531 +
min: 1289     avg: 1572     median: 1630 (35%)     max: 1905

Average Benchmarks PowerVR SGX543MP2 → 100% n=4

Average Benchmarks PowerVR SGX540 → 72% n=4

Average Benchmarks PowerVR SGX531 → 31% n=4

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

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