RX 550 with Core i7-7700K benchmarks at Ultra Quality quality settings

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

AMD Radeon RX 550
Price $ 75 5/5 Excellent
Year 2017 5/5 Excellent
Series RX 550
Maximum Recorded Temperature 57C 5/5 Excellent
Max Fan Noise 36dB 5/5 Excellent
Recommended Power Supply 400W 4/5 Very Good
Benchmark CPU Intel Core i7-7700K @ 4.20GHz ($354.99)
CPU Impact on FPS + 0 FPS 5/5 Excellent
CPU Impact on FPS % 0%
Benchmark Quality Settings Ultra Quality Settings
Average 1080p Performance 24 FPS 1/5 Weak
Average 1440p Performance 17 FPS 1/5 Weak
Average 4K Performance 9 FPS 1/5 Weak
Memory 2 GB 3/5 Good
Overall Combination Score 66/100 Very Good
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Game Performance at Ultra Quality settings

Resolution 1920x1080

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

Resolution 2560x1440

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

Resolution 3840x2160

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

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RX 550 Specifications

Board Design

Board NumberD090-01
Length5.7 inches 145 mm
Outputs1x DVI1x HDMI1x DisplayPort
Power ConnectorsNone
Slot WidthDual-slot
TDP50 W

Clock Speeds

Boost Clock1183 MHz
GPU Clock1100 MHz
Memory Clock1750 MHz 7000 MHz effective

Graphics Card

Bus InterfacePCIe 3.0 x8
GenerationPolaris (RX 500)
Launch Price79 USD
ProductionActive
Release DateApr 20th, 2017

Graphics Features

DirectX12.0 (12_0)
OpenCL2
OpenGL4.5
Shader Model6
Vulkan1.1.82

Graphics Processor

ArchitectureGCN 4.0
Die Size103 mm²
GPU NameLexa
GPU VariantLexa PRO (215-0904018)
Process Size14 nm
Transistors2,200 million

Memory

Bandwidth112.0 GB/s
Memory Bus128 bit
Memory Size2048 MB
Memory TypeGDDR5

Render Config

Compute Units8
ROPs16
Shading Units512
TMUs32

Theoretical Performance

FP16 (half) performance1,211 GFLOPS (1:1)
FP32 (float) performance1,211 GFLOPS
FP64 (double) performance75.71 GFLOPS (1:16)
Pixel Rate18.93 GPixel/s
Texture Rate37.86 GTexel/s

Critics Reviews

AMD Radeon RX 550 review: A thrilling budget graphics card with a perplexing price The laser-focused Radeon RX 550 could have been the graphics card e-sports enthusiasts were waiting for.
Radeon RX 550 is AMD’s first graphics card based on new silicon since its Polaris 11-based Radeon RX 460. The company says RX 550 is 1080p-capable in a number of popular e-sports games, adding ...
AMD's total board power rating for the Radeon RX 550 is 50W, and we measured worst-case gaming power consumption at 47W. Due to aggressive throttling, MSI's RX 550 Aero ITX 2GB does even better ...
The AMD Radeon RX 550 is based on a new Polaris GPU known as Polaris 12 and internally known as Lexa Pro. This card would feature only 512 stream processors, 32 TMUs and 16 ROPs.
The AMD Radeon RX 500 series will also be utilizing a refreshed reference cooling system. All cards except the Radeon RX 550 will use dual fan cooling solutions as standard which means better cooling.
The Radeon RX 550 Mobile is a graphics card by AMD, launched in July 2017. Built on the 14 nm process, and based on the Lexa graphics processor, in its Lexa PRO variant, the card supports DirectX 12.0.