Radeon RX 460 vs GeForce GTX 550 Ti

Radeon RX 460
Memory: 2048Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 29 Jun 2016
Radeon RX 460
GeForce GTX 550 Ti
Memory: 1024Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 15 Mar 2011
GeForce GTX 550 Ti


Synthetic performance index

  • Radeon RX 460
  • GeForce GTX 550 Ti

Relative performance

Reasons to consider Radeon RX 460

41 watts lower power draw. This might be a strong point if your current power supply is not enough to handle the GeForce GTX 550 Ti .
This is a much newer product, it might have better long term support.
Around 224% higher average synthetic performance.
Supports Direct3D 12 Async Compute
Supports FreeSync
Supports ReLive (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty)
Supports TrueAudio
Based on an outdated architecture (AMD GCN), there may be no performance optimizations for current games and applications

Reasons to consider GeForce GTX 550 Ti

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Based on an outdated architecture (Nvidia Fermi), there are no performance optimizations for current games and applications

Radeon RX 460

HWBench recommends Radeon RX 460

The Radeon RX 460 is the better performing card based on the synthetic benchmarks used (1 benchmarks).


Core Configuration

Radeon RX 460GeForce GTX 550 Ti
GPU NameBaffin (Baffin PRO)vsGF116 (GF116-400-A1)
Fab Process14 nmvs40 nm
Die Size123 mm²vs238 mm²
Transistors3,000 millionvs1,170 million
Compute Units14vs4
Core clock1090 MHzvs900 MHz

Memory Configuration

Radeon RX 460GeForce GTX 550 Ti
Memory TypeGDDR5vsGDDR5
Bus Width128 bitvs192 bit
Memory Speed1750 MHz
7000 MHz effective
vs1026 MHz
4104 MHz effective
Memory Size2048 Mbvs1024 Mb

Additional details

Radeon RX 460GeForce GTX 550 Ti
TDP75 wattsvs116 watts
Release Date29 Jun 2016vs15 Mar 2011

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • Radeon RX 460
    19.20 GP/s
  • GeForce GTX 550 Ti
    7.20 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • Radeon RX 460
    67.20 GT/s
  • GeForce GTX 550 Ti
    28.80 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • Radeon RX 460
    112.00 GB/s
  • GeForce GTX 550 Ti
    98.50 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • Radeon RX 460
    2150.40 GFLOPs
  • GeForce GTX 550 Ti
    691.20 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better

Synthetic benchmarks

3DMark 11

  • Radeon RX 460
  • GeForce GTX 550 Ti

Points (higher is better)