Radeon RX 550 Overview

Radeon RX 550
Memory: 4096Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 1 Apr 2017
Radeon RX 550

Core Configuration

GPU Polaris 12
Architecture AMD_GCN_1_3
Shaders : TMUs : ROPs 640 : 40 : 16
Performance 1666.60 GFLOPs

Memory Configuration

Memory Size 4096 Mb
Memory Bus Width 128 bit
Memory Speed 1750 MHz
7000 MHz effective
Memory Bandwidth 112.00 Gb/s

Summary

Relative performance

  • Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition
    100%
  • Radeon R9 370
    97%
  • GeForce GTX 760
    93%
  • Radeon R9 270
    90%
  • Radeon RX 460
    89%
  • Radeon R7 260X
    88%
  • GeForce GTX 950
    86%
  • Radeon HD 7790
    80%
  • GeForce GTX 660
    78%
  • Radeon R7 370
    78%
  • GeForce GT 1030
    75%
  • Radeon R7 265
    74%
  • GeForce GTX 750 Ti
    72%
  • Radeon R7 360E
    72%
  • Radeon R7 360
    72%
  • Radeon RX 550
    69%
  • Radeon HD 7850
    68%
  • Radeon R7 260
    68%
  • GeForce GTX 650 Ti Boost
    62%
  • GeForce GTX 650 Ti
    59%
  • GeForce GTX 750
    57%
  • Radeon HD 7770 GHz Edition
    50%
  • Radeon R7 250X
    47%
  • Radeon R7 250XE
    43%
  • GeForce GTX 650
    33%
  • Radeon R7 250E
    32%
  • Radeon HD 7750
    32%
  • GeForce GT 740
    31%
  • Radeon R7 250
    30%
  • GeForce GT 730
    28%

Data interpolated by architecture, based on benchmarks charts.

The Radeon RX 550 is a graphics card released by AMD on 1 Apr 2017. The graphics card houses the Polaris 12 die, based on the AMD_GCN_1_3 architecture which packs unknown transistors on a 14 nm, 0 mm2 die.

Radeon RX 550 pros and cons

Supports Direct3D 12 Async Compute.
Supports FreeSync.
Supports ReLive (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty).
Supports TrueAudio.


Specifications


Compared to similar performing cards

Radeon RX 550Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition
Radeon RX 550Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition
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Shader units6401280
ROPs1632
Graphics processorPolaris 12Pitcairn
Process size14 nm28 nm
Memory4096 Mb GDDR5 (1750 MHz
7000 MHz effective)
2048 Mb GDDR5 (1200 MHz
4800 MHz effective)
Memory bus width128 bit256 bit
Memory bandwidth112.00 Gb/s154.00 Gb/s
Release date1 Apr 20175 Mar 2012