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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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Significantly higher clock speed 1,100 MHz vs 730 MHz More than 50% higher clock speed
Much higher effective memory clock speed 7,000 MHz vs 1,800 MHz Around 4x higher effective memory clock speed
Higher memory bandwidth 112 GB/s vs 28.8 GB/s Around 4x higher memory bandwidth
Significantly higher turbo clock speed 1,183 MHz vs 780 MHz More than 50% higher turbo clock speed
Much higher memory clock speed 1,750 MHz vs 900 MHz Around 95% higher memory clock speed
Higher pixel rate 18.93 GPixel/s vs 6.24 GPixel/s More than 3x higher pixel rate
More render output processors 16 vs 8 Twice as many render output processors
Front view of Radeon R5 430

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AMD Radeon R5 430

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GPUBoss is not aware of any important advantages of the R5 430 OEM vs the RX 550.

Features Key features of the Radeon RX 550  vs R5 430 

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

Radeon RX 550
112 GB/s
Radeon R5 430
28.8 GB/s

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

Radeon RX 550
18.93 GPixel/s
Radeon R5 430
6.24 GPixel/s

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

Radeon RX 550
37.86 GTexel/s
Radeon R5 430
18.72 GTexel/s

floating point performance How fast the gpu can crunch numbers

Radeon RX 550
1,211 GFLOPS
Radeon R5 430

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
R5 430 
GPU name Lexa Oland
Clock speed 1,100 MHz 730 MHz
Turbo clock speed 1,183 MHz 780 MHz
Is dual GPU No No
Reference card None None

raw performance

Shading units 512 384
Texture mapping units 32 24
Render output processors 16 8
Compute units 8 6
Pixel rate 18.93 GPixel/s 6.24 GPixel/s
Texture rate 37.86 GTexel/s 18.72 GTexel/s
Floating-point performance 1,211 GFLOPS 599 GFLOPS


Radeon RX 550  vs
R5 430 
Memory clock speed 1,750 MHz 900 MHz
Effective memory clock speed 7,000 MHz 1,800 MHz
Memory bus 128 bit 128 bit
Memory 2,048 MB 2,048 MB
Memory type GDDR5 DDR3
Memory bandwidth 112 GB/s 28.8 GB/s

noise and power

TDP 50W 50W


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