“When it comes to the graphics performance on Apple’s iOS devices, the company has been sticking with the powerful POWERVR SGX535 GPU from Imagination Technologies for quite some time, introducing it on the iPhone 3GS and carrying it through into the company’s own A4 system-on-chip designs for the brains of the iPad and iPhone 4,” Eric Slivka reports for MacRumors.
“But hints included in the new iOS 4.3 beta seeded to developers earlier this week indicate that Apple may be preparing to move to Imagination Technologies’ next-generation GPU architecture with the SGX543 on future devices,” Slivka reports. “The SGX543 is said to deliver performance of 35 million polygons per second and a filtrate of 1 billion pixels per second when running at 200 MHz, compared to 28 million polygons per second and a filtrate of 500 million pixels for the SGX535 running at the same clock speed. In addition, the SGX543 offers support for the Apple-backed OpenCL spec…”
Read more in the full article here.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “James W.” for the heads up.]