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Radeon RX 550 vs Radeon RX 570

Intro

The Radeon RX 550 has a clock frequency of 1100 MHz and a GDDR5 memory speed of 1750 MHz. It also features a 128-bit memory bus, and uses a 14 nm design. It is comprised of 512 SPUs, 32 TAUs, and 16 ROPs.

Compare those specs to the Radeon RX 570, which features GPU clock speed of 1168 MHz, and 4096 MB of GDDR5 memory set to run at 1750 MHz through a 256-bit bus. It also features 2048 Stream Processors, 128 TAUs, and 32 ROPs.

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Benchmarks

These are real-world performance benchmarks that were submitted by Hardware Compare users. The scores seen here are the average of all benchmarks submitted for each respective test and hardware.

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics Score

Radeon RX 570 12108 points
Radeon RX 550 3507 points
Difference: 8601 (245%)

Power Usage and Theoretical Benchmarks

Power Consumption (Max TDP)

Radeon RX 550 50 Watts
Radeon RX 570 150 Watts
Difference: 100 Watts (200%)

Memory Bandwidth

The Radeon RX 570, in theory, should perform a lot faster than the Radeon RX 550 overall. (explain)

Radeon RX 570 229376 MB/sec
Radeon RX 550 114688 MB/sec
Difference: 114688 (100%)

Texel Rate

The Radeon RX 570 is a lot (more or less 325%) more effective at AF than the Radeon RX 550. (explain)

Radeon RX 570 149504 Mtexels/sec
Radeon RX 550 35200 Mtexels/sec
Difference: 114304 (325%)

Pixel Rate

If using a high resolution is important to you, then the Radeon RX 570 is the winner, and very much so. (explain)

Radeon RX 570 37376 Mpixels/sec
Radeon RX 550 17600 Mpixels/sec
Difference: 19776 (112%)

Please note that the above 'benchmarks' are all just theoretical - the results were calculated based on the card's specifications, and real-world performance may (and probably will) vary at least a bit.

Price Comparison

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Specifications

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Model Radeon RX 550 Radeon RX 570
Manufacturer AMD AMD
Year April 2017 April 2017
Code Name Polaris 12 Polaris 20
Memory 2048 MB 4096 MB
Core Speed 1100 MHz 1168 MHz
Memory Speed 7000 MHz 7000 MHz
Power (Max TDP) 50 watts 150 watts
Bandwidth 114688 MB/sec 229376 MB/sec
Texel Rate 35200 Mtexels/sec 149504 Mtexels/sec
Pixel Rate 17600 Mpixels/sec 37376 Mpixels/sec
Unified Shaders 512 2048
Texture Mapping Units 32 128
Render Output Units 16 32
Bus Type GDDR5 GDDR5
Bus Width 128-bit 256-bit
Fab Process 14 nm 14 nm
Transistors 2200 million 5700 million
Bus PCIe 3.0 x16 PCIe 3.0 x16
DirectX Version DirectX 12.0 DirectX 12.0
OpenGL Version OpenGL 4.5 OpenGL 4.5

Memory Bandwidth: Bandwidth is the max amount of data (measured in MB per second) that can be transferred past the external memory interface in a second. It's worked out by multiplying the interface width by the speed of its memory. If the card has DDR RAM, it should be multiplied by 2 once again. If DDR5, multiply by 4 instead. The better the card's memory bandwidth, the faster the card will be in general. It especially helps with anti-aliasing, High Dynamic Range and high resolutions.

Texel Rate: Texel rate is the maximum texture map elements (texels) that can be applied per second. This figure is worked out by multiplying the total texture units by the core clock speed of the chip. The better the texel rate, the better the video card will be at handling texture filtering (anisotropic filtering - AF). It is measured in millions of texels processed in a second.

Pixel Rate: Pixel rate is the maximum amount of pixels the graphics card could possibly record to the local memory per second - measured in millions of pixels per second. The number is calculated by multiplying the number of colour ROPs by the the core clock speed. ROPs (Raster Operations Pipelines - sometimes also referred to as Render Output Units) are responsible for drawing the pixels (image) on the screen. The actual pixel fill rate also depends on many other factors, especially the memory bandwidth - the lower the bandwidth is, the lower the potential to get to the maximum fill rate.

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Radeon RX 550

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Radeon RX 570

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Please note that the price comparisons are based on search keywords - sometimes it might show cards with very similar names that are not exactly the same as the one chosen in the comparison. We do try to filter out the wrong results as best we can, though.

Comments

One Response to “Radeon RX 550 vs Radeon RX 570”
Elmer says:

Thank you very much for your clear and useful comparisons. This is where I finally found out the answers to my questions about what graphics card will run the new MS Flight Simulator. MS recommends the RX 570.

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