AMD Radeon RX 550
vs
AMD Radeon R7 370

AMD Radeon RX 550
AMD Radeon R7 370
RX 550 R7 370 Difference
AMD Radeon RX 550 AMD Radeon R7 370
Price $ 74.0 $ 202.0 128 (173%)
Year 2017 2015 2 (0%)
Maximum Recorded Temperature 57C 69C 12 (21%)
Max Fan Noise 36.2dB 56.3dB 20.1 (56%)
Recommended Power Supply 400W 460W 60 (15%)
Benchmark CPU Intel Core i7-7700K @ 4.20GHz ($354.99) Intel Core i7-4790K @ 4.00GHz ($306.99)
CPU Impact on FPS +0.0 FPS +0.0 FPS 0 (0%)
CPU Impact on FPS % 0.0% 0.0% 0 (0%)
Benchmark Quality Settings Ultra Quality Settings Ultra Quality Settings
Average 1080p Performance 22.8 FPS 31.7 FPS 8.9 (39%)
Average 1440p Performance 16.3 FPS 21.6 FPS 5.3 (33%)
Average 4K Performance 9.4 FPS 13.2 FPS 3.8 (40%)
Memory 2 GB 2 GB 0 (0%)
1080p Cost Per Frame $ 3.5 $ 4.7 1.2 (34%)
1440p Cost Per Frame $ 4.9 $ 6.9 2 (41%)
4K Cost Per Frame $ 8.4 $ 11.3 2.9 (35%)
Overall Combination Score 66/100 62/100 4 (6%)
Our Verdict: The R7 370 is faster by 33% for 1440p gaming. The price/performance ratio is much better for RX 550 .

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AMD Radeon RX 550
AMD Radeon R7 370
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
16
18.0
24
27.0
2019 Anthem
10
11.6
15
17.4
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
15
17.0
22
25.5
2019 Resident Evil 2
22
25.0
30
34.2
2019 Metro Exodus
10
11.2
13
15.3
2018 Forza Horizon 4
15
17.0
22
25.0
2018 Fallout 76
22
25.0
26
29.0
2018 Hitman 2
18
20.0
20
23.0
2018 Just Cause 4
14
16.1
19
22.0
2018 Monster Hunter: World
15
17.4
21
23.7
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
14
16.1
33
37.0
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
19
21.8
22
25.2
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
20
22.3
27
30.5
2017 For Honor
26
29.8
36
40.7
2017 Project CARS 2
18
21.1
25
28.8
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
22
25.5
31
34.9
2016 Ashes of the Singularity
15
16.9
18
20.1
2016 Hitman
27
30.2
26
29.1
2016 Rise of the Tomb Raider
23
26.1
26
29.9
2016 The Division
19
22.1
24
27.6
2016 Overwatch
23
25.9
35
39.2
2016 Dishonored 2
13
15.4
18
21.0
2015 DiRT Rally
31
34.9
47
52.5
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
17
19.1
25
28.4
2015 The Witcher 3
17
19.4
21
23.9
2015 Rocket League
78
86.8
106
118.7
2015 Need For Speed
21
24.1
29
32.9
2015 Project CARS
20
23.1
28
31.5
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
37
42.2
51
57.6
2013 Crysis 3
19
21.9
26
29.0
2013 Battlefield 4
23
25.8
36
40.4
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
53
59.5
73
81.4
2009 League of Legends
100
111.6
137
152.6

2560x1440

AMD Radeon RX 550
AMD Radeon R7 370
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
10
13.4
16
20.1
2019 Anthem
7
9.2
11
13.8
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
10
13.2
15
19.8
2019 Resident Evil 2
13
16.9
18
23.1
2019 Metro Exodus
6
8.7
9
11.9
2018 Forza Horizon 4
11
14.0
16
21.0
2018 Hitman 2
10
13.0
12
15.0
2018 Just Cause 4
9
11.9
13
16.3
2018 Monster Hunter: World
9
12.2
13
16.6
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
9
12.2
22
28.0
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
8
11.2
12
16.1
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
12
16.1
17
22.0
2017 For Honor
13
17.4
18
23.7
2017 Project CARS 2
11
14.9
16
20.3
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
18
23.1
25
31.5
2016 Overwatch
14
18.2
21
27.3
2016 Dishonored 2
10
13.1
14
18.0
2015 Rocket League
29
37.2
40
50.8
2015 Need For Speed
14
18.6
20
25.4
2015 Project CARS
14
17.6
19
24.1
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
21
27.3
29
37.3
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
39
49.6
54
67.8
2009 League of Legends
49
62.0
67
84.8

3840x2160

AMD Radeon RX 550
AMD Radeon R7 370
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
5
8.0
8
12.0
2019 Anthem
3
5.0
5
7.5
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
4
7.0
7
10.5
2019 Resident Evil 2
5
8.3
7
11.4
2019 Metro Exodus
3
5.5
5
7.5
2018 Forza Horizon 4
6
9.0
9
14.0
2018 Hitman 2
5
8.0
6
9.0
2018 Just Cause 4
4
6.2
5
8.5
2018 Monster Hunter: World
4
5.8
5
8.0
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
4
7.0
11
16.0
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
3
5.6
6
9.1
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
7
11.2
10
15.3
2017 For Honor
6
8.7
8
11.9
2017 Project CARS 2
8
12.4
11
17.0
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
13
19.3
18
26.4
2016 Overwatch
6
9.1
9
14.0
2016 Dishonored 2
7
10.4
9
14.2
2015 Rocket League
12
17.4
16
23.7
2015 Need For Speed
8
12.4
11
17.0
2015 Project CARS
8
12.4
11
17.0
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
8
12.6
12
17.3
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
31
44.6
42
61.0
2009 League of Legends
17
24.8
23
33.9
RX 550 vs R7 370 with i7-7700K vs i7-4790K at 1920x1080 and ultra vs ultra settings
RX 550 vs R7 370 with i7-7700K vs i7-4790K at 2560x1440 and ultra vs ultra settings
RX 550 vs R7 370 with i7-7700K vs i7-4790K at 4K and ultra vs ultra settings

AMD Radeon RX 550 / i7-7700K

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 R7 370 / i7-4790K

The R7 370 is more suitable for budget PC builds and less demanding games. The price/performance ratio is excellent for R7 370 against the competition in budget graphics cards. With current 2048 MB RAM, the R7 370 can have serious memory-related bottlenecks in more modern games. With current 2048 MB RAM, the R7 370 can have very few memory-related bottlenecks in more modern games.

RX 550 vs R7 370 Specifications Comparison

Board Design

RX 550 R7 370
Board NumberD090-01C631, C634
Length5.7 inches 145 mm6 inches 152 mm
Outputs1x DVI1x HDMI1x DisplayPort2x DVI1x HDMI1x DisplayPort
Power ConnectorsNone1x 6-pin
Slot WidthDual-slotDual-slot
TDP50 W110 W

Clock Speeds

RX 550 R7 370
Boost Clock1183 MHz975 MHz
GPU Clock1100 MHz925 MHz
Memory Clock1750 MHz 7000 MHz effective1400 MHz 5600 MHz effective

Graphics Card

RX 550 R7 370
Bus InterfacePCIe 3.0 x8PCIe 3.0 x16
GenerationPolaris (RX 500)Pirate Islands (R7 300)
Launch Price79 USD149 USD
ProductionActiveActive
Release DateApr 20th, 2017Jun 18th, 2015

Graphics Features

RX 550 R7 370
DirectX12.0 (12_0)12.0 (11_1)
OpenCL21.2
OpenGL4.54.5
Shader Model65.1
Vulkan1.1.821.1.77

Graphics Processor

RX 550 R7 370
ArchitectureGCN 4.0GCN 1.0
Die Size103 mm²212 mm²
GPU NameLexaTrinidad
GPU VariantLexa PRO (215-0904018)Trinidad PRO (215-0870020)
Process Size14 nm28 nm
Transistors2,200 million2,800 million

Memory

RX 550 R7 370
Bandwidth112.0 GB/s179.2 GB/s
Memory Bus128 bit256 bit
Memory Size2048 MB2048 MB
Memory TypeGDDR5GDDR5

Render Config

RX 550 R7 370
Compute Units816
ROPs1632
Shading Units5121024
TMUs3264

Theoretical Performance

RX 550 R7 370
FP32 (float) performance1,211 GFLOPS1,997 GFLOPS
FP64 (double) performance75.71 GFLOPS (1:16)124.8 GFLOPS (1:16)
Pixel Rate18.93 GPixel/s31.20 GPixel/s
Texture Rate37.86 GTexel/s62.40 GTexel/s

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