PowerVR SGX543MP2 vs PowerVR SGX540 vs PowerVR SGX544

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 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 SGX543MP2PowerVR SGX540PowerVR 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
Pipelines8 - unified4 / 2 Pixel- / Vertexshader4 / 2 Pixel- / Vertexshader
Shared Memorynonono
DirectXDirectX 10.1, Shader 4.1DirectX 9_3/10.1, Shader 4.1
technology40 nm45 nm45 nm
FeaturesOpenGL ES 2.0
Date of Announcement16.03.2009 01.01.2008 01.01.2010
Core Speed200 MHz384 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 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.? - 400 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 SGX544 +
min: 1067     avg: 1283     median: 1271.5 (0%)     max: 1559 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Graphics
100%
1 SGX540 +
min: 738     avg: 1390     median: 1390 (0%)     max: 2042 Points
195%
1 SGX544 +
min: 2333     avg: 2697     median: 2713.5 (0%)     max: 3318 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: 4.8     avg: 9.8     median: 10 (2%)     max: 13 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: 2.7     avg: 12.8     median: 13 (22%)     max: 17 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 SGX544
GLBench 2.7 T-Rex HD Onscreen C24Z16 + PowerVR SGX540
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 - Antutu 3DRating Off-screen
1174 Points (41%)
min: 846     avg: 1260     median: 1462 (51%)     max: 1471 Points
min: 1912     avg: 2075     median: 2030 (70%)     max: 2361 Points
AnTuTu 3DRating - Antutu 3DRating Score
5819 Points (51%)
min: 1311     avg: 2324     median: 2477 (22%)     max: 3183 Points
min: 2479     avg: 3389     median: 3273 (29%)     max: 4025 Points
AnTuTu 3DRating - 3DRating V4.0 for OpenGL ES 2.0
100%
1 SGX544 +
min: 2195     avg: 2524     median: 2463 (18%)     max: 2914 Points
AnTuTu v3 - AnTuTu v3 GPU
100%
1 SGX540 +
min: 2951     avg: 3291     median: 3291 (34%)     max: 3631 Points
119%
1 SGX544 +
min: 2624     avg: 3810     median: 3919 (41%)     max: 4460 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
138%
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 SGX540 +
min: 20.4     avg: 32.6     median: 34.8 (52%)     max: 45.1 fps
140%
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 SGX540 +
2581 Points (5%)
90%
1 SGX544 +
min: 1911     avg: 2283     median: 2317 (5%)     max: 2510 Points
PassMark PerformanceTest Mobile V1 - PerformanceTest Mobile 3D Graphics Tests
100%
1 SGX540 +
612 Points (2%)
122%
1 SGX544 +
min: 646     avg: 735     median: 749 (3%)     max: 848 Points
Smartbench 2012 - Smartbench 2012 Gaming Index
100%
1 SGX540 +
min: 1406     avg: 1949     median: 1799 (39%)     max: 2966
117%
1 SGX544 +
min: 1225     avg: 2198     median: 2111 (46%)     max: 2900

Average Benchmarks PowerVR SGX543MP2 → 100% n=4

Average Benchmarks PowerVR SGX540 → 72% n=4

Average Benchmarks PowerVR SGX544 → 99% 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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