GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of RX 550 vs 730 among all GPUs

Gaming

Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 21 more

Graphics

T-Rex, Manhattan, Cloud Gate Factor, Sky Diver Factor and 1 more

Computing

Face Detection, Ocean Surface Simulation and 3 more

Performance per Watt

Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 32 more

Noise and Power

TDP, Idle Power Consumption, Load Power Consumption and 2 more

7.3

Overall Score

Winner
AMD Radeon RX 550 

GPUBoss recommends the AMD Radeon RX 550  based on its benchmarks and compute performance.

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AMD Radeon RX 550

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Front view of Radeon RX 550

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Radeon RX 550

Reasons to consider the
AMD Radeon RX 550

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Better PassMark score 3,684 vs 922 Around 4x better PassMark score
Higher clock speed 1,100 MHz vs 902 MHz More than 20% higher clock speed
Higher effective memory clock speed 7,000 MHz vs 5,012 MHz Around 40% higher effective memory clock speed
Higher memory bandwidth 112 GB/s vs 40.1 GB/s More than 2.8x higher memory bandwidth
Significantly better sky diver factor score 256 vs 102.34 More than 2.5x better sky diver factor score
More memory 2,048 MB vs 1,024 MB 2x more memory
Higher pixel rate 18.93 GPixel/s vs 7.22 GPixel/s More than 2.5x higher pixel rate
Higher memory clock speed 1,750 MHz vs 1,253 MHz Around 40% higher memory clock speed
Slightly higher texture rate 37.86 GTexel/s vs 14.43 GTexel/s More than 2.5x higher texture rate
Better face detection score 35.46 mPixels/s vs 10.87 mPixels/s More than 3.2x better face detection score
More render output processors 16 vs 8 Twice as many render output processors
Better PassMark direct compute score 1,730 vs 640 Around 2.8x better PassMark direct compute score
Front view of GeForce GT 730

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Nvidia GeForce GT 730

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Slightly lower TDP 38W vs 50W Around 25% lower TDP

Benchmarks Real world tests of Radeon RX 550 vs GeForce GT 730

Bitcoin mining Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon RX 550
142.19 mHash/s
GeForce GT 730
36.92 mHash/s

Face detection Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon RX 550
35.46 mPixels/s
GeForce GT 730
10.87 mPixels/s

Ocean surface simulation Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon RX 550
1,048.65 frames/s
GeForce GT 730
166.83 frames/s

Particle simulation Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon RX 550
324.77 mInteraction/s
GeForce GT 730
145.39 mInteraction/s

T-Rex (Compubench 1.5) Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon RX 550
3.15 frames/s
GeForce GT 730
0.71 frames/s

Video composition Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon RX 550
54.21 frames/s
GeForce GT 730
14.01 frames/s

Sky Diver Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Cloud Gate Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

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