NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 SLI Mobile vs ATI Radeon X550

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Price now 352$
Games supported 100%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 SLI Mobile
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 SLI Mobile
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  • Interface
  • Core clock speed 1556
  • Max video memory 2x 8192 MB
  • Memory type GDDR5
  • Memory clock speed 10000
  • Maximum resolution
ATI Radeon X550
Radeon X550
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  • Interface PCIe 1.0 x16
  • Core clock speed 400 MHz
  • Max video memory 128 MB
  • Memory type DDR
  • Memory clock speed 500 MHz
  • Maximum resolution
Price now 109$
Games supported 40%
Graphics card Graphics card NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 SLI Mobile vs ATI Radeon X550

General info

Comparison of graphics card architecture, market segment, value for money and other general parameters.

Place in performance rating18not rated
Value for money74.40no data
ArchitecturePascalRage 9
GPU code namePascal GP104 SLIRV370
Market segmentLaptopDesktop
Release date16 August 2016 (5 years ago)1 July 2005 (16 years ago)
Price now$352 $109
Value for money

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Technical specs

General performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core base clock and boost clock speeds, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their benchmark and gaming test results. Note that power consumption of some graphics cards can well exceed their nominal TDP, especially when overclocked.

Pipelines / CUDA cores5120no data
Core clock speed1556 MHz400 MHz
Boost clock speed1733 MHzno data
Number of transistors14400 Million107 million
Manufacturing process technology16 nm110 nm
Texture fill rateno data1.600

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce GTX 1080 SLI Mobile and Radeon X550 compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. For desktop video cards it's interface and bus (motherboard compatibility), additional power connectors (power supply compatibility). For notebook video cards it's notebook size, connection slot and bus, if the video card is inserted into a slot instead of being soldered to the notebook motherboard.

Laptop sizelargeno data
Interfaceno dataPCIe 1.0 x16
Supplementary power connectorsno dataNone
SLI options+no data

Memory

Parameters of memory installed: its type, size, bus, clock and resulting bandwidth. Note that GPUs integrated into processors have no dedicated VRAM and use a shared part of system RAM.

Memory typeGDDR5DDR
Maximum RAM amount2x 8 GB128 MB
Memory bus width256 Bit128 Bit
Memory clock speed10000 MHz500 MHz
Memory bandwidthno data8 GB/s
Shared memory-no data

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on the reviewed GPUs. As a rule, data in this section is precise only for desktop reference ones (so-called Founders Edition for NVIDIA chips). OEM manufacturers may change the number and type of output ports, while for notebook cards availability of certain video outputs ports depends on the laptop model rather than on the card itself.

Display Connectorsno data1x DVI, 1x VGA, 1x S-Video
G-SYNC support+no data

Technologies

Supported technological solutions. This information will prove useful if you need some particular technology for your purposes.

VR Ready+no data

API support

APIs supported, including particular versions of those APIs.

DirectXDirectX 12_19.0
OpenGLno data2.0
OpenCLno dataN/A
Vulkan+N/A
CUDA+no data

Advantages and disadvantages


Novelty 16 August 2016 1 July 2005
Memory bus width 256 128
Chip lithography 16 110

Technical City couldn't decide between

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 SLI Mobile
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 SLI Mobile

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ATI Radeon X550
ATI Radeon X550

We've got no test results to judge.

Be aware that GeForce GTX 1080 SLI Mobile is a notebook card while Radeon X550 is a desktop one.


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Competitors of GeForce GTX 1080 SLI Mobile by AMD

We believe that the nearest equivalent to GeForce GTX 1080 SLI Mobile from AMD is Radeon RX 6700M, which is slower by 39% and lower by 86 positions in our rating.

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 SLI Mobile
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