Radeon RX 550 Overview

Radeon RX 550
Memory: 4096Mb GDDR5 DESKTOP
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 R9 370
    100%
  • GeForce GTX 760
    96%
  • Radeon R9 270
    92%
  • Radeon RX 460
    92%
  • Radeon R7 260X
    90%
  • GeForce GTX 950
    89%
  • Radeon HD 7790
    82%
  • GeForce GTX 660
    80%
  • Radeon R7 370
    80%
  • GeForce GT 1030
    77%
  • Radeon R7 265
    75%
  • Radeon RX Vega 11
    75%
  • GeForce GTX 750 Ti
    74%
  • Radeon R7 360E
    73%
  • Radeon R7 360
    73%
  • Radeon RX 550
    71%
  • Radeon HD 7850
    70%
  • Radeon R7 260
    70%
  • GeForce GTX 650 Ti Boost
    64%
  • GeForce GTX 650 Ti
    60%
  • GeForce GTX 750
    59%
  • Radeon HD 7770 GHz Edition
    51%
  • Radeon R7 250X
    48%
  • Radeon Vega 8
    48%
  • Radeon R7 250XE
    44%
  • GeForce GTX 650
    34%
  • Radeon R7 250E
    32%
  • Radeon HD 7750
    32%
  • GeForce GT 740
    32%
  • Radeon R7 250
    30%

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 550 Radeon R9 370
Radeon RX 550 Radeon R9 370
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Shader units 640 1280
ROPs 16 32
Graphics processor Polaris 12 Trinidad
Process size 14 nm 28 nm
Memory 4096 Mb GDDR5 (1750 MHz
7000 MHz effective)
2048 Mb GDDR5 (1400 MHz
5600 MHz effective)
Memory bus width 128 bit 256 bit
Memory bandwidth 112.00 Gb/s 179.20 Gb/s
Release date 1 Apr 2017 5 May 2015