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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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Slightly higher clock speed 1,100 MHz vs 1,026 MHz More than 5% higher clock speed
Slightly higher memory clock speed 1,750 MHz vs 1,653 MHz More than 5% higher memory clock speed
Lower TDP 50W vs 75W Around 35% lower TDP
Front view of GeForce GTX 950 LP

Reasons to consider the
ASUS GeForce GTX 950 LP

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Higher pixel rate 32.8 GPixel/s vs 18.93 GPixel/s Around 75% higher pixel rate
More render output processors 32 vs 16 Twice as many render output processors

Features Key features of the Radeon RX 550  vs GeForce GTX 950 LP 

memory bandwidth Rate at which data can be read from or stored in onboard memory

Radeon RX 550
112 GB/s
GeForce GTX 950 LP
105.8 GB/s

pixel rate Number of pixels a graphics card can render to the screen every second

Radeon RX 550
18.93 GPixel/s
GeForce GTX 950 LP
32.8 GPixel/s

texture rate Speed at which a graphics card can perform texture mapping

Radeon RX 550
37.86 GTexel/s
GeForce GTX 950 LP
49.2 GTexel/s

floating point performance How fast the gpu can crunch numbers

Radeon RX 550
1,211 GFLOPS
GeForce GTX 950 LP
1,575.9 GFLOPS

shading units Subcomponents of the gpu, these run in parallel to enable fast pixel shading

texture mapping units Built into each gpu, these resize and rotate bitmaps for texturing scenes

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Radeon RX 550  vs
GeForce GTX 950 LP 
GPU brand AMD Nvidia
GPU name Lexa GM206
Clock speed 1,100 MHz 1,026 MHz
Turbo clock speed 1,183 MHz 1,190 MHz
Is dual GPU No No
Reference card None Nvidia GeForce GTX 950 LP 1 GHz 2 GB

raw performance

Shading units 512 768
Texture mapping units 32 48
Render output processors 16 32
Pixel rate 18.93 GPixel/s 32.8 GPixel/s
Texture rate 37.86 GTexel/s 49.2 GTexel/s
Floating-point performance 1,211 GFLOPS 1,575.9 GFLOPS


Radeon RX 550  vs
GeForce GTX 950 LP 
Memory clock speed 1,750 MHz 1,653 MHz
Effective memory clock speed 7,000 MHz 6,612 MHz
Memory bus 128 bit 128 bit
Memory 2,048 MB 2,048 MB
Memory type GDDR5 GDDR5
Memory bandwidth 112 GB/s 105.8 GB/s

noise and power

TDP 50W 75W


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