Submit Benchmarks!

Submit SSD Benchmark
Submit GPU Benchmark

Compare any two graphics cards:
VS

GeForce GTX 550 Ti vs Radeon RX 560

Intro

The GeForce GTX 550 Ti makes use of a 40 nm design. nVidia has clocked the core speed at 900 MHz. The GDDR5 memory runs at a frequency of 1026 MHz on this card. It features 192 SPUs along with 32 TAUs and 24 Rasterization Operator Units.

Compare all that to the Radeon RX 560, which has a clock speed of 1175 MHz and a GDDR5 memory speed of 7000 MHz. It also uses a 128-bit bus, and uses a 14 nm design. It features 1024 SPUs, 64 TAUs, and 16 ROPs.

Display Graphs

Hide Graphs

Power Usage and Theoretical Benchmarks

Power Consumption (Max TDP)

Radeon RX 560 80 Watts
GeForce GTX 550 Ti 116 Watts
Difference: 36 Watts (45%)

Memory Bandwidth

Performance-wise, the Radeon RX 560 should theoretically be a small bit superior to the GeForce GTX 550 Ti overall. (explain)

Radeon RX 560 114688 MB/sec
GeForce GTX 550 Ti 98496 MB/sec
Difference: 16192 (16%)

Texel Rate

The Radeon RX 560 is quite a bit (about 161%) better at AF than the GeForce GTX 550 Ti. (explain)

Radeon RX 560 75200 Mtexels/sec
GeForce GTX 550 Ti 28800 Mtexels/sec
Difference: 46400 (161%)

Pixel Rate

The GeForce GTX 550 Ti will be a small bit (about 15%) more effective at anti-aliasing than the Radeon RX 560, and also able to handle higher screen resolutions better. (explain)

GeForce GTX 550 Ti 21600 Mpixels/sec
Radeon RX 560 18800 Mpixels/sec
Difference: 2800 (15%)

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

Display Prices

Hide Prices

GeForce GTX 550 Ti

Amazon.com

Check prices at:

Radeon RX 560

Amazon.com

Check prices at:

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.

Specifications

Display Specifications

Hide Specifications

Model GeForce GTX 550 Ti Radeon RX 560
Manufacturer nVidia AMD
Year March 2011 May 2017
Code Name GF116 Baffin
Memory 1024 MB 4096 MB
Core Speed 900 MHz 1175 MHz
Memory Speed 4104 MHz 28000 MHz
Power (Max TDP) 116 watts 80 watts
Bandwidth 98496 MB/sec 114688 MB/sec
Texel Rate 28800 Mtexels/sec 75200 Mtexels/sec
Pixel Rate 21600 Mpixels/sec 18800 Mpixels/sec
Unified Shaders 192 1024
Texture Mapping Units 32 64
Render Output Units 24 16
Bus Type GDDR5 GDDR5
Bus Width 192-bit 128-bit
Fab Process 40 nm 14 nm
Transistors 1170 million 3000 million
Bus PCIe 2.1 x16 PCIe 3.0 x16
DirectX Version DirectX 11 DirectX 12.0
OpenGL Version OpenGL 4.1 OpenGL 4.6

Memory Bandwidth: Bandwidth is the maximum amount of data (in units of MB per second) that can be transported past the external memory interface in one second. It is worked out by multiplying the card's interface width by its memory speed. If the card has DDR type RAM, it must be multiplied by 2 again. If DDR5, multiply by ANOTHER 2x. The better the card's memory bandwidth, the better the card will be in general. It especially helps with AA, HDR and higher screen resolutions.

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

Pixel Rate: Pixel rate is the most pixels that the graphics chip can possibly record to its local memory in one second - measured in millions of pixels per second. The number is worked out by multiplying the amount of colour ROPs by the the core clock speed. ROPs (Raster Operations Pipelines - aka Render Output Units) are responsible for filling the screen with pixels (the image). The actual pixel output rate is also dependant on many other factors, especially the memory bandwidth of the card - the lower the bandwidth is, the lower the ability to get to the maximum fill rate.

Display Prices

Hide Prices

GeForce GTX 550 Ti

Amazon.com

Check prices at:

Radeon RX 560

Amazon.com

Check prices at:

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

Be the first to leave a comment!

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


*

WordPress Anti-Spam by WP-SpamShield