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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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Much higher effective memory clock speed 7,000 MHz vs 2,000 MHz 3.5x higher effective memory clock speed
Higher memory bandwidth 112 GB/s vs 32 GB/s 3.5x higher memory bandwidth
Higher clock speed 1,100 MHz vs 1,000 MHz 10% higher clock speed
Significantly higher memory clock speed 1,750 MHz vs 1,000 MHz 75% higher memory clock speed
Higher pixel rate 18.93 GPixel/s vs 8.4 GPixel/s More than 2.2x higher pixel rate
Higher turbo clock speed 1,183 MHz vs 1,050 MHz Around 15% higher turbo clock speed
More render output processors 16 vs 8 Twice as many render output processors
Front view of Radeon R7 350X

Reasons to consider the
AMD Radeon R7 350X

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More memory 4,096 MB vs 2,048 MB 2x more memory

Features Key features of the Radeon RX 550  vs R7 350X 

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

Radeon RX 550
112 GB/s
Radeon R7 350X
32 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 R7 350X
8.4 GPixel/s

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

Radeon RX 550
37.86 GTexel/s
Radeon R7 350X
25.2 GTexel/s

floating point performance How fast the gpu can crunch numbers

Radeon RX 550
1,211 GFLOPS
Radeon R7 350X
806.4 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
R7 350X 
GPU name Lexa Oland
Clock speed 1,100 MHz 1,000 MHz
Turbo clock speed 1,183 MHz 1,050 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 8.4 GPixel/s
Texture rate 37.86 GTexel/s 25.2 GTexel/s
Floating-point performance 1,211 GFLOPS 806.4 GFLOPS


Radeon RX 550  vs
R7 350X 
Memory clock speed 1,750 MHz 1,000 MHz
Effective memory clock speed 7,000 MHz 2,000 MHz
Memory bus 128 bit 128 bit
Memory 2,048 MB 4,096 MB
Memory type GDDR5 DDR3
Memory bandwidth 112 GB/s 32 GB/s

noise and power

TDP 50W 65W


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