GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of RX 550 vs 1060 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

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Front view of GeForce GTX 1060

MSI GeForce GTX 1060

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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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Lower TDP 50W vs 120W 2.4x lower TDP
Front view of GeForce GTX 1060

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Significantly better PassMark score 8,686 vs 3,684 More than 2.2x better PassMark score
Significantly higher clock speed 1,544 MHz vs 1,100 MHz More than 40% higher clock speed
More memory 6,144 MB vs 2,048 MB 3x more memory
Significantly higher pixel rate 74.1 GPixel/s vs 18.93 GPixel/s Around 4x higher pixel rate
Better floating-point performance 3,953 GFLOPS vs 1,211 GFLOPS More than 3.2x better floating-point performance
Higher memory bandwidth 192.2 GB/s vs 112 GB/s More than 70% higher memory bandwidth
Much higher turbo clock speed 1,759 MHz vs 1,183 MHz Around 50% higher turbo clock speed
Higher texture rate 123.5 GTexel/s vs 37.86 GTexel/s More than 3.2x higher texture rate
Significantly more render output processors 48 vs 16 Three times as many render output processors
Higher effective memory clock speed 8,008 MHz vs 7,000 MHz Around 15% higher effective memory clock speed
Significantly better T-Rex score 8.68 frames/s vs 3.1 frames/s More than 2.8x better T-Rex score
Much better PassMark direct compute score 5,049 vs 1,730 Around 3x better PassMark direct compute score
More shading units 1,280 vs 512 768 more shading units
More texture mapping units 80 vs 32 48 more texture mapping units
Higher memory clock speed 2,002 MHz vs 1,750 MHz Around 15% higher memory clock speed

Benchmarks Real world tests of Radeon RX 550 vs GeForce GTX 1060

Bitcoin mining Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon RX 550
140.91 mHash/s
GeForce GTX 1060
576.4 mHash/s

Face detection Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon RX 550
34.18 mPixels/s
GeForce GTX 1060
119.24 mPixels/s

Ocean surface simulation Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon RX 550
1,037.3 frames/s
GeForce GTX 1060
1,766.73 frames/s

Particle simulation Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon RX 550
323.41 mInteraction/s
GeForce GTX 1060
1,196.96 mInteraction/s

T-Rex (Compubench 1.5) Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon RX 550
3.1 frames/s
GeForce GTX 1060
8.68 frames/s

Video composition Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon RX 550
52.83 frames/s
GeForce GTX 1060
21.91 frames/s

T-Rex (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon RX 550
3,354.62
GeForce GTX 1060
3,358.86

Manhattan (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon RX 550
3,635.71
GeForce GTX 1060
3,717.62

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