Radeon HD 8550 

Released October, 2013
  • 650 MHz
  • 1 GB GDDR3

Features Key features of the Radeon HD 8550

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

Radeon HD 8550
25.6 GB/s
Radeon HD 7870
153.6 GB/s
GeForce GTX 550 Ti
98.5 GB/s

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

Radeon HD 8550
5.2 GPixel/s
Radeon HD 7870
32 GPixel/s
GeForce GTX 550 Ti
7.2 GPixel/s

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

Radeon HD 8550
15.6 GTexel/s
Radeon HD 7870
80 GTexel/s
GeForce GTX 550 Ti
28.8 GTexel/s

floating point performance How fast the gpu can crunch numbers

Radeon HD 8550
Radeon HD 7870
2,560 GFLOPS
GeForce GTX 550 Ti
691.2 GFLOPS

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

Radeon HD 8550

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

Radeon HD 8550

Specifications Full list of technical specs


GPU brand AMD
GPU name Turks
Market Desktop
Clock speed 650 MHz
Is dual GPU No
Reference card None

raw performance

Shading units 480
Texture mapping units 24
Render output processors 8
Compute units 6
Pixel rate 5.2 GPixel/s
Texture rate 15.6 GTexel/s
Floating-point performance 624 GFLOPS


Memory clock speed 800 MHz
Effective memory clock speed 1,600 MHz
Memory bus 128 bit
Memory 1,024 MB
Memory type GDDR3
Memory bandwidth 25.6 GB/s

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