Radeon RX 550 vs GeForce GT 740 OEM

Radeon RX 550
Memory: 4096Mb GDDR5 DESKTOP
Release date: 1 Apr 2017
Radeon RX 550
GeForce GT 740 OEM
Memory: 2048Mb GDDR5 DESKTOP
Release date: 14 May 2016
GeForce GT 740 OEM
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Summary

Reasons to consider Radeon RX 550

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 GT 740 OEM

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Based on an outdated architecture (Nvidia Fermi), there are no performance optimizations for current games and applications.

Radeon RX 550

HWBench recommends Radeon RX 550

Based on theoretical specifications.


Specifications

Core Configuration

Radeon RX 550 GeForce GT 740 OEM
GPU Name Polaris 12 (Baffin XT) vs GK106 ()
Fab Process 14 nm vs 28 nm
Die Size 0 mm² vs 221 mm²
Transistors unknown vs 2,540 million
Shaders 640 vs 384
Compute Units 10 vs 2
Core clock 1125 MHz vs 980 MHz
ROPs 16 vs 16
TMUs 40 vs 32

Memory Configuration

Radeon RX 550 GeForce GT 740 OEM
Memory Type GDDR5 vs GDDR5
Bus Width 128 bit vs 128 bit
Memory Speed 1750 MHz
7000 MHz effective
vs 1253 MHz
5012 MHz effective
Memory Size 4096 Mb vs 2048 Mb

Additional details

Radeon RX 550 GeForce GT 740 OEM
TDP 0 watts vs 0 watts
Release Date 1 Apr 2017 vs 14 May 2016

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • Radeon RX 550
    20.83 GP/s
  • GeForce GT 740 OEM
    7.84 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • Radeon RX 550
    52.10 GT/s
  • GeForce GT 740 OEM
    31.36 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • Radeon RX 550
    112.00 GB/s
  • GeForce GT 740 OEM
    80.20 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • Radeon RX 550
    1666.60 GFLOPs
  • GeForce GT 740 OEM
    752.60 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better