Radeon RX 550 vs Radeon R7 360

Radeon RX 550
Memory: 4096Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 1 Apr 2017
Radeon RX 550
Radeon R7 360
Memory: 2048Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 18 Jun 2015
Radeon R7 360

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 Radeon R7 360

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

Radeon RX 550

HWBench recommends Radeon RX 550

Based on theoretical specifications.



Specifications

Core Configuration

Radeon RX 550Radeon R7 360
GPU NamePolaris 12 (Baffin XT)vsTobago (Tobago PRO)
Fab Process14 nmvs28 nm
Die Size0 mm²vs160 mm²
Transistorsunknownvs2,080 million
Shaders640vs768
Compute Units10vs12
Core clock1125 MHzvs1050 MHz
ROPs16vs16
TMUs40vs48

Memory Configuration

Radeon RX 550Radeon R7 360
Memory TypeGDDR5vsGDDR5
Bus Width128 bitvs128 bit
Memory Speed1750 MHz
7000 MHz effective
vs1500 MHz
6000 MHz effective
Memory Size4096 Mbvs2048 Mb

Additional details

Radeon RX 550Radeon R7 360
TDP0 wattsvs100 watts
Release Date1 Apr 2017vs18 Jun 2015

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • Radeon RX 550
    20.83 GP/s
  • Radeon R7 360
    16.80 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • Radeon RX 550
    52.10 GT/s
  • Radeon R7 360
    50.40 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • Radeon RX 550
    112.00 GB/s
  • Radeon R7 360
    96.00 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • Radeon RX 550
    1666.60 GFLOPs
  • Radeon R7 360
    1612.80 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better