Compare GTX 1050 vs RX 550 vs R9 380X Benchmarks

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050
AMD Radeon RX 550
AMD Radeon R9 380X
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050AMD Radeon RX 550AMD Radeon R9 380X
Price $ 124$ 75$ 449
Year 201820172015
Maximum Recorded Temperature 65C57C71C
Max Fan Noise 45dB36dB41dB
Recommended Power Supply 300W400W540W
Benchmark CPU Intel Core i7-8700K @ 3.70GHz ($369.89)Intel Core i7-7700K @ 4.20GHz ($354.99)Intel Core i7-4790K @ 4.00GHz ($306.99)
CPU Impact on FPS +0 FPS+0 FPS+0 FPS
CPU Impact on FPS % 0%0%0%
Benchmark Quality Settings Ultra Quality SettingsUltra Quality SettingsUltra Quality Settings
Average 1080p Performance 36 FPS23 FPS48 FPS
Average 1440p Performance 26 FPS17 FPS34 FPS
Average 4K Performance 15 FPS10 FPS23 FPS
Memory 3 GB2 GB4 GB
Overall Combination Score 68/10066/10059/100

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050
AMD Radeon RX 550
AMD Radeon R9 380X
Year Game Frames Per Second
2018 Forza Horizon 4
33
17
40
2018 Fallout 76
38
25
46
2018 Hitman 2
29
20
36
2018 Just Cause 4
25
16
34
2018 Monster Hunter: World
27
17
37
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
25
16
32
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
34
22
40
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
35
22
48
2017 For Honor
47
30
64
2017 Project CARS 2
33
21
45
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
40
26
55
2016 Ashes of the Singularity
26
17
33
2016 Hitman
46
30
56
2016 Rise of the Tomb Raider
40
26
48
2016 The Division
34
22
41
2016 Overwatch
52
26
62
2016 Dishonored 2
24
15
33
2015 DiRT Rally
54
35
68
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
29
19
38
2015 The Witcher 3
30
19
38
2015 Total War: Attila
34
2015 Rocket League
137
87
185
2015 Need For Speed
38
24
51
2015 Project CARS
36
23
49
2014 Dragon Age: Inquisition
49
2014 GRID Autosport
74
2014 Shadow of Mordor
66
2014 The Talos Principle
66
2013 Crysis 3
34
22
44
2013 Battlefield 4
40
26
52
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
94
60
127
2009 League of Legends
176
112
238

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050
AMD Radeon RX 550
AMD Radeon R9 380X
Year Game Frames Per Second
2018 Forza Horizon 4
28
14
33
2018 Hitman 2
20
13
23
2018 Just Cause 4
19
12
25
2018 Monster Hunter: World
19
12
26
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
19
12
25
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
22
11
26
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
25
16
34
2017 For Honor
27
17
37
2017 Project CARS 2
23
15
32
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
36
23
49
2016 Ashes of the Singularity
24
16
30
2016 Hitman
33
22
42
2016 Rise of the Tomb Raider
28
18
32
2016 The Division
25
16
31
2016 Overwatch
36
18
43
2016 Dishonored 2
21
13
28
2015 DiRT Rally
38
24
48
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
21
13
27
2015 The Witcher 3
22
14
29
2015 Total War: Attila
23
2015 Rocket League
59
37
79
2015 Need For Speed
29
19
40
2015 Project CARS
28
18
38
2014 Dragon Age: Inquisition
33
2014 GRID Autosport
55
2014 Shadow of Mordor
44
2014 The Talos Principle
49
2013 Crysis 3
21
13
27
2013 Battlefield 4
26
17
34
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
78
50
106
2009 League of Legends
98
62
132

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050
AMD Radeon RX 550
AMD Radeon R9 380X
Year Game Frames Per Second
2018 Forza Horizon 4
19
9
22
2018 Hitman 2
12
8
14
2018 Just Cause 4
10
6
13
2018 Monster Hunter: World
9
6
12
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
11
7
14
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
12
6
14
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
18
11
24
2017 For Honor
14
9
19
2017 Project CARS 2
20
12
26
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
30
19
41
2016 The Division
41
2016 Overwatch
19
9
22
2016 Dishonored 2
16
10
22
2015 Rocket League
27
17
37
2015 Need For Speed
20
12
26
2015 Project CARS
20
12
26
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
70
45
95
2009 League of Legends
39
25
53

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 / Core i7-8700K @ 3.70GHz

The GTX 1050 's power requirements are reasonable and it is very efficient compared to the competition. With regards to max load temperature, the GTX 1050 's cooling is excellent at keeping it cool and under control. With current 3072 MB RAM, the GTX 1050 can have very few memory-related bottlenecks in more modern games.

AMD Radeon RX 550 / Core i7-7700K @ 4.20GHz

The RX 550 is more suitable for budget PC builds and less demanding games. With current 2048 MB RAM, the RX 550 can have serious memory-related bottlenecks in more modern games. The RX 550 's power requirements are reasonable and it is very efficient compared to the competition. With regards to max load temperature, the RX 550 's cooling is excellent at keeping it cool and under control. With current 2048 MB RAM, the RX 550 can have very few memory-related bottlenecks in more modern games.

AMD Radeon R9 380X / Core i7-4790K @ 4.00GHz

For the most part, the R9 380X is still capable of playing modern games, but you would have to reduce settings to sustain those higher framerates. If keeping graphics quality settings closer to ultra or high is important, there are a few options for upgrades. With current 4096 MB RAM, the R9 380X can have very few memory-related bottlenecks in more modern games.

Board Design

GTX 1050RX 550R9 380X
Board Number PG210 SKU 1D090-01C766, C784
Length 5.7 inches 145 mm5.7 inches 145 mm8.7 inches 221 mm
Outputs 1x DVI1x HDMI1x DisplayPort1x DVI1x HDMI1x DisplayPort2x DVI1x HDMI1x DisplayPort
Power Connectors NoneNone2x 6-pin
Slot Width Dual-slotDual-slotDual-slot
TDP 75 W50 W190 W

Clock Speeds

GTX 1050RX 550R9 380X
Boost Clock 1518 MHz1183 MHz
GPU Clock 1392 MHz1100 MHz970 MHz
Memory Clock 1752 MHz 7008 MHz effective1750 MHz 7000 MHz effective1425 MHz 5700 MHz effective

Graphics Card

GTX 1050RX 550R9 380X
Bus Interface PCIe 3.0 x16PCIe 3.0 x8PCIe 3.0 x16
Generation GeForce 1000Polaris (RX 500)Pirate Islands (R9 300)
Launch Price 109 USD79 USD229 USD
Production ActiveActiveActive
Release Date Oct 25th, 2016Apr 20th, 2017Nov 19th, 2015

Graphics Features

GTX 1050RX 550R9 380X
CUDA 6.1
DirectX 12.0 (12_1)12.0 (12_0)12.0 (12_0)
OpenCL 1.222
OpenGL 4.64.54.5
Shader Model 6.166
Vulkan 1.1.821.1.821.1.82

Graphics Processor

GTX 1050RX 550R9 380X
Architecture PascalGCN 4.0GCN 3.0
Die Size 132 mm²103 mm²366 mm²
GPU Name GP107LexaAntigua
GPU Variant GP107-301-K1-A1Lexa PRO (215-0904018)Antigua XT (215-0877016)
Process Size 14 nm14 nm28 nm
Transistors 3,300 million2,200 million5,000 million

Memory

GTX 1050RX 550R9 380X
Bandwidth 84.10 GB/s112.0 GB/s182.4 GB/s
Memory Bus 96 bit128 bit256 bit
Memory Size 3072 MB2048 MB4096 MB
Memory Type GDDR5GDDR5GDDR5

Render Config

GTX 1050RX 550R9 380X
ROPs 321632
SM Count 6
Shading Units 7685122048
TMUs 4832128

Theoretical Performance

GTX 1050RX 550R9 380X
FP16 (half) performance 36.43 GFLOPS (1:64)1,211 GFLOPS (1:1)3,973 GFLOPS (1:1)
FP32 (float) performance 2,332 GFLOPS1,211 GFLOPS3,973 GFLOPS
FP64 (double) performance 72.86 GFLOPS (1:32)75.71 GFLOPS (1:16)248.3 GFLOPS (1:16)
Pixel Rate 46.56 GPixel/s18.93 GPixel/s31.04 GPixel/s
Texture Rate 72.86 GTexel/s37.86 GTexel/s124.2 GTexel/s

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