Radeon HD 5550 vs GeForce GT 710 (Fermi)

Radeon HD 5550
Memory: 512Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 9 Feb 2010
Radeon HD 5550
GeForce GT 710 (Fermi)
Memory: 1024Mb DDR3DESKTOP
Release date: 22 Aug 2014
GeForce GT 710 (Fermi)
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Summary

Reasons to consider Radeon HD 5550

Higher theoretical gaming performance, based on specifications.
Based on an outdated architecture (ATI TeraScale), there are no performance optimizations for current games and applications.

Reasons to consider GeForce GT 710 (Fermi)

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Based on an outdated architecture (Nvidia Fermi), there are no performance optimizations for current games and applications.

Radeon HD 5550

HWBench recommends Radeon HD 5550

Based on theoretical specifications.


Specifications

Core Configuration

Radeon HD 5550GeForce GT 710 (Fermi)
GPU NameRedwood (Redwood PRO2)vsGF119 (GF119-300-A1)
Fab Process40 nmvs40 nm
Die Size104 mm²vs79 mm²
Transistors627 millionvs292 million
Shaders320vs48
Compute Units4vs1
Core clock550 MHzvs810 MHz
ROPs8vs4
TMUs16vs8

Memory Configuration

Radeon HD 5550GeForce GT 710 (Fermi)
Memory TypeGDDR5vsDDR3
Bus Width128 bitvs64 bit
Memory Speed800 MHz
3200 MHz effective
vs898 MHz
1796 MHz effective
Memory Size512 Mbvs1024 Mb

Additional details

Radeon HD 5550GeForce GT 710 (Fermi)
TDP39 wattsvs29 watts
Release Date9 Feb 2010vs22 Aug 2014

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • Radeon HD 5550
    4.40 GP/s
  • GeForce GT 710 (Fermi)
    1.62 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • Radeon HD 5550
    8.80 GT/s
  • GeForce GT 710 (Fermi)
    6.48 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • Radeon HD 5550
    51.20 GB/s
  • GeForce GT 710 (Fermi)
    14.37 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • Radeon HD 5550
    352.00 GFLOPs
  • GeForce GT 710 (Fermi)
    155.52 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better