AMD Radeon RX 560
vs
AMD Radeon RX 550

RX 560 RX 550 Difference
AMD Radeon RX 560 AMD Radeon RX 550
Price $ 104 $ 75 29 (32%)
Year 2017 2017 0 (0%)
Maximum Recorded Temperature 62C 57C 5 (8%)
Max Fan Noise 42dB 36dB 5.5 (14%)
Recommended Power Supply 425W 400W 25 (6%)
Benchmark CPU Intel Core i7-7700K @ 4.20GHz ($354.99) Intel Core i7-7700K @ 4.20GHz ($354.99)
CPU Impact on FPS +0 FPS +0 FPS 0 (0%)
CPU Impact on FPS % 0% 0% 0 (0%)
Benchmark Quality Settings Ultra Quality Settings Ultra Quality Settings
Average 1080p Performance 35 FPS 24 FPS 11 (38%)
Average 1440p Performance 24 FPS 17 FPS 7.4 (36%)
Average 4K Performance 14 FPS 9 FPS 4.4 (39%)
Memory 4 GB 2 GB 2 (67%)
Overall Combination Score 66/100 66/100 0 (0%)

Our Verdict: The RX 560 is faster by 45% for 1440p gaming.

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AMD Radeon RX 560
AMD Radeon RX 550
Year Game Frames Per Second
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
18
11
2018 Battlefield V
43
22
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
36
25
2018 Fallout 76
32
25
2018 Final Fantasy XV
33
23
2018 Forza Horizon 4
29
17
2018 Hitman 2
25
20
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
27
21
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
27
16
2017 Dawn of War III
45
32
2017 Destiny 2
50
32
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
31
22
2017 Ghost Recon Wildlands
30
21
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
23
16
2016 Ashes of the Singularity
24
17
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
25
18
2016 Battlefield 1
44
31
2016 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
25
17
2016 Doom
61
43
2016 F1 2016
41
29
2016 Hitman
43
30
2016 Overwatch
46
26
2016 Rise of the Tomb Raider
37
26
2016 The Division
32
22
2016 Total War: Warhammer
35
25
2015 DiRT Rally
50
35
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
27
19
2015 The Witcher 3
28
19
2013 Battlefield 4
37
26
2013 Crysis 3
31
22

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AMD Radeon RX 560
AMD Radeon RX 550
Year Game Frames Per Second
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
6
4
2018 Battlefield V
26
15
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
22
19
2018 Fallout 76
17
13
2018 Final Fantasy XV
25
18
2018 Forza Horizon 4
25
14
2018 Hitman 2
16
13
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
17
13
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
18
14
2017 Dawn of War III
29
20
2017 Destiny 2
42
27
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
19
11
2017 Ghost Recon Wildlands
22
15
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
18
12
2016 Ashes of the Singularity
23
16
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
23
16
2016 Battlefield 1
32
22
2016 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
17
12
2016 Doom
41
29
2016 F1 2016
32
22
2016 Hitman
31
22
2016 Overwatch
32
18
2016 Rise of the Tomb Raider
26
18
2016 The Division
23
16
2016 Total War: Warhammer
25
17
2015 DiRT Rally
35
24
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
19
13
2015 The Witcher 3
20
14
2013 Battlefield 4
24
17
2013 Crysis 3
19
13

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AMD Radeon RX 560
AMD Radeon RX 550
Year Game Frames Per Second
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
10
6
2018 Battlefield V
14
9
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
16
10
2018 Fallout 76
9
7
2018 Final Fantasy XV
16
12
2018 Forza Horizon 4
16
9
2018 Hitman 2
10
8
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
10
7
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
8
6
2017 Dawn of War III
14
10
2017 Destiny 2
21
13
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
11
6
2017 Ghost Recon Wildlands
12
9
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
10
7
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
17
12
2016 Battlefield 1
17
12
2016 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
9
6
2016 Doom
21
15
2016 F1 2016
19
13
2016 Overwatch
16
9
2016 Total War: Warhammer
13
9
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
9
6

AMD Radeon RX 560 / Core i7-7700K

The RX 560 is more suitable for budget PC builds and less demanding games. The price/performance ratio is excellent for RX 560 against the competition in budget graphics cards. The RX 560 's power requirements are reasonable and it is very efficient compared to the competition. With regards to max load temperature, the RX 560 's cooling is excellent at keeping it cool and under control. With current 4096 MB RAM, the RX 560 can have very few memory-related bottlenecks in more modern games. View Current Price List

AMD Radeon RX 550 / Core 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. View Current Price List

RX 560 vs RX 550 Specifications Comparison

Board Design

RX 560 RX 550
Board NumberC994D090-01
Length6.7 inches 170 mm5.7 inches 145 mm
Outputs1x DVI1x HDMI1x DisplayPort1x DVI1x HDMI1x DisplayPort
Power ConnectorsNoneNone
Slot WidthDual-slotDual-slot
TDP75 W50 W

Clock Speeds

RX 560 RX 550
Boost Clock1275 MHz1183 MHz
GPU Clock1175 MHz1100 MHz
Memory Clock1750 MHz 7000 MHz effective1750 MHz 7000 MHz effective

Graphics Card

RX 560 RX 550
Bus InterfacePCIe 3.0 x8PCIe 3.0 x8
GenerationPolaris (RX 500)Polaris (RX 500)
Launch Price99 USD79 USD
ProductionActiveActive
Release DateApr 18th, 2017Apr 20th, 2017

Graphics Features

RX 560 RX 550
DirectX12.0 (12_0)12.0 (12_0)
OpenCL22
OpenGL4.54.5
Shader Model66
Vulkan1.1.821.1.82

Graphics Processor

RX 560 RX 550
ArchitectureGCN 4.0GCN 4.0
Die Size123 mm²103 mm²
GPU NamePolaris 21Lexa
GPU VariantPolaris 21 XT (215-0908004)Lexa PRO (215-0904018)
Process Size14 nm14 nm
Transistors3,000 million2,200 million

Memory

RX 560 RX 550
Bandwidth112.0 GB/s112.0 GB/s
Memory Bus128 bit128 bit
Memory Size4096 MB2048 MB
Memory TypeGDDR5GDDR5

Render Config

RX 560 RX 550
Compute Units168
ROPs1616
Shading Units1024512
TMUs6432

Theoretical Performance

RX 560 RX 550
FP16 (half) performance2,611 GFLOPS (1:1)1,211 GFLOPS (1:1)
FP32 (float) performance2,611 GFLOPS1,211 GFLOPS
FP64 (double) performance163.2 GFLOPS (1:16)75.71 GFLOPS (1:16)
Pixel Rate20.40 GPixel/s18.93 GPixel/s
Texture Rate81.60 GTexel/s37.86 GTexel/s