Radeon RX 470D vs GeForce GTX 550 Ti

Radeon RX 470D
Memory: 4096Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 21 Oct 2016
Radeon RX 470D
GeForce GTX 550 Ti
Memory: 1024Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 15 Mar 2011
GeForce GTX 550 Ti


Reasons to consider Radeon RX 470D

This is a much newer product, it might have better long term support.
Higher theoretical gaming performance, based on specifications.
Supports Direct3D 12 Async Compute.
Supports FreeSync.
Supports ReLive (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty).
Supports TrueAudio.

Reasons to consider GeForce GTX 550 Ti

Supports PhysX.
Based on an outdated architecture (Nvidia Fermi), there are no performance optimizations for current games and applications.

Radeon RX 470D

HWBench recommends Radeon RX 470D

Based on theoretical specifications.


Core Configuration

Radeon RX 470DGeForce GTX 550 Ti
GPU NameEllesmere (Ellesmere LE)vsGF116 (GF116-400-A1)
Fab Process14 nmvs40 nm
Die Size232 mm²vs238 mm²
Transistors5,700 millionvs1,170 million
Compute Units28vs4
Core clock926 MHzvs900 MHz

Memory Configuration

Radeon RX 470DGeForce GTX 550 Ti
Memory TypeGDDR5vsGDDR5
Bus Width256 bitvs192 bit
Memory Speed1650 MHz
6600 MHz effective
vs1026 MHz
4104 MHz effective
Memory Size4096 Mbvs1024 Mb

Additional details

Radeon RX 470DGeForce GTX 550 Ti
TDP120 wattsvs116 watts
Release Date21 Oct 2016vs15 Mar 2011

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • Radeon RX 470D
    38.60 GP/s
  • GeForce GTX 550 Ti
    7.20 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • Radeon RX 470D
    135.10 GT/s
  • GeForce GTX 550 Ti
    28.80 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • Radeon RX 470D
    211.20 GB/s
  • GeForce GTX 550 Ti
    98.50 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • Radeon RX 470D
    4322.00 GFLOPs
  • GeForce GTX 550 Ti
    691.20 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better