Radeon RX 550 vs GeForce GTX 670

Radeon RX 550
Memory: 4096Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 1 Apr 2017
Radeon RX 550
GeForce GTX 670
Memory: 2048Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 10 May 2012
GeForce GTX 670

Summary

Reasons to consider Radeon RX 550

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

Reasons to consider GeForce GTX 670

Supports PhysX.
Supports G-Sync.
Supports ShadowPlay (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty).
Based on an outdated architecture (Nvidia Kepler), there are less performance optimizations for current games and applications.

No clear winner declared

We have no data to declare a winner at this time.


Specifications

Core Configuration

Radeon RX 550GeForce GTX 670
GPU NamePolaris 12 (Baffin XT)vsGK104 (GK104-325-A2)
Fab Process14 nmvs28 nm
Die Size0 mm²vs294 mm²
Transistorsunknownvs3,540 million
Shaders640vs1344
Compute Units10vs7
Core clock1125 MHzvs915 MHz
ROPs16vs32
TMUs40vs112

Memory Configuration

Radeon RX 550GeForce GTX 670
Memory TypeGDDR5vsGDDR5
Bus Width128 bitvs256 bit
Memory Speed1750 MHz
7000 MHz effective
vs1502 MHz
6008 MHz effective
Memory Size4096 Mbvs2048 Mb

Additional details

Radeon RX 550GeForce GTX 670
TDP0 wattsvs170 watts
Release Date1 Apr 2017vs10 May 2012

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • Radeon RX 550
    20.83 GP/s
  • GeForce GTX 670
    25.60 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • Radeon RX 550
    52.10 GT/s
  • GeForce GTX 670
    102.00 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • Radeon RX 550
    112.00 GB/s
  • GeForce GTX 670
    192.00 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • Radeon RX 550
    1666.60 GFLOPs
  • GeForce GTX 670
    2460.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better