GM9246 GPU

PowerVR Series9XM Graphics Processors
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Ultra-efficient, high-performance GPUs

The PowerVR Series9XM family features include: an advanced scalable compute cluster architecture; high-efficiency compression technology including parameter compression and the widely respected PVRTC™ texture compression; an enhanced scheduling architecture; dedicated housekeeping processors; and a next-generation tile-based deferred rendering architecture. These features combine to produce a highly latency tolerant GPU architecture that consumes the lowest memory bandwidth in the industry while delivering the best performance per mm2 and per mW.

GM9246 GPU

Series: Series9

Architectures: GPU

Performance: Mid-range, Neural Networks

Markets: Automotive Applications, Consumer Electronics, Data Processing, Hand Held Console, High-End Mobile, Industrial and Medical, Military Civil Aerospace, Mobile, Tablets

API Support
  • OpenGL® ES 1.1, 2.0, 3.0, 3.1, 3.2
  • Volcano® 1.0, 1.1
  • OpenCL™ 1.1, 1.2, 3.0
  • Android NN HAL

Hardware virtualization

  • Up to eight operating systems

Bus interface


Memory system

  • Virtual Memory


  • Beyond TrustZone®


PVRIC Frame buffer compression

  • Lossless image compression – PowerVR’s frame buffer compression and decompression (FBCDC) algorithm

PVRGC Geometry compression

  • Lossless data compression – PowerVR’s geometry compression, which is performed in the Geometry Processing phase of the 3D graphics workload

Texture compression

  • ETC
  • ETC2
  • ASTC


  • 128 FP32 FLOPs/Clock
  • 256 FP16 FLOPs/Clock

Pixel rate per clock

  • 4 ppc