Radeon HD 5450 PCI vs GeForce GTX 550 Ti

Radeon HD 5450 PCI
Memory: 512Mb DDR2DESKTOP
Release date: 4 Feb 2010
Radeon HD 5450 PCI
GeForce GTX 550 Ti
Memory: 1024Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 15 Mar 2011
GeForce GTX 550 Ti
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Summary

Synthetic performance index

  • Radeon HD 5450 PCI
    100%
  • GeForce GTX 550 Ti
    732%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider Radeon HD 5450 PCI

97 watts lower power draw. This might be a strong point if your current power supply is not enough to handle the GeForce GTX 550 Ti .
Based on an outdated architecture (ATI TeraScale), there are no performance optimizations for current games and applications.

Reasons to consider GeForce GTX 550 Ti

This is a much newer product, it might have better long term support.
Around 632% higher average synthetic performance.
Supports PhysX.
Based on an outdated architecture (Nvidia Fermi), there are no performance optimizations for current games and applications.

GeForce GTX 550 Ti

HWBench recommends GeForce GTX 550 Ti

The GeForce GTX 550 Ti is the better performing card based on the synthetic benchmarks used (1 benchmarks).


Specifications

Core Configuration

Radeon HD 5450 PCIGeForce GTX 550 Ti
GPU NameCedar (Cedar PRO)vsGF116 (GF116-400-A1)
Fab Process40 nmvs40 nm
Die Size59 mm²vs238 mm²
Transistors292 millionvs1,170 million
Shaders80vs192
Compute Units2vs4
Core clock650 MHzvs900 MHz
ROPs4vs24
TMUs8vs32

Memory Configuration

Radeon HD 5450 PCIGeForce GTX 550 Ti
Memory TypeDDR2vsGDDR5
Bus Width64 bitvs192 bit
Memory Speed333 MHz
666 MHz effective
vs1026 MHz
4104 MHz effective
Memory Size512 Mbvs1024 Mb

Additional details

Radeon HD 5450 PCIGeForce GTX 550 Ti
TDP19 wattsvs116 watts
Release Date4 Feb 2010vs15 Mar 2011

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • Radeon HD 5450 PCI
    2.60 GP/s
  • GeForce GTX 550 Ti
    7.20 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • Radeon HD 5450 PCI
    5.20 GT/s
  • GeForce GTX 550 Ti
    28.80 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • Radeon HD 5450 PCI
    5.33 GB/s
  • GeForce GTX 550 Ti
    98.50 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • Radeon HD 5450 PCI
    104.00 GFLOPs
  • GeForce GTX 550 Ti
    691.20 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better

Synthetic benchmarks

3DMark 11

  • Radeon HD 5450 PCI
    340
  • GeForce GTX 550 Ti
    2490

Points (higher is better)