GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of RX 550 vs RX 460 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

7.4

Overall Score

Winner
AMD Radeon RX 460 

GPUBoss recommends the AMD Radeon RX 460  based on its benchmarks and compute performance.

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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 75W Around 35% lower TDP
Front view of Radeon RX 460

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AMD Radeon RX 460

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Better floating-point performance 2,150.4 GFLOPS vs 1,211 GFLOPS Around 80% better floating-point performance
Higher texture rate 67.2 GTexel/s vs 37.86 GTexel/s More than 75% higher texture rate
More shading units 896 vs 512 384 more shading units
More texture mapping units 56 vs 32 24 more texture mapping units
Slightly more compute units 14 vs 8 6 more compute units
Better PassMark direct compute score 2,488 vs 1,730 Around 45% better PassMark direct compute score

Benchmarks Real world tests of Radeon RX 550 vs 460

Bitcoin mining Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon RX 550
145.21 mHash/s
Radeon RX 460
236.78 mHash/s

Face detection Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon RX 550
36.08 mPixels/s
Radeon RX 460
55.25 mPixels/s

Ocean surface simulation Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon RX 550
1,052.76 frames/s
Radeon RX 460
967.47 frames/s

Particle simulation Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon RX 550
326.66 mInteraction/s
Radeon RX 460
425.28 mInteraction/s

T-Rex (Compubench 1.5) Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon RX 550
3.19 frames/s
Radeon RX 460
4.66 frames/s

Video composition Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon RX 550
55.28 frames/s
Radeon RX 460
81.97 frames/s

Sky Diver Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Cloud Gate Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Comments

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How in the world do you justify the RX 550 as the winner when the only advantage is saving 10 watts of power consumption? You have cast doubts on all of your conclusions.
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