NVIDIA GeForce GTX 470M vs AMD Radeon RX 550X Mobile
Comparison of GeForce GTX 470M and Radeon RX 550X Mobile architecture, market type and release date.
GeForce GTX 470M and Radeon RX 550X Mobile's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of GeForce GTX 470M and Radeon RX 550X Mobile's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Core clock speed
Manufacturing process technology
Power consumption (TDP)
Texture fill rate
19.7 billion / sec
Compatibility, dimensions and requirements
Information on GeForce GTX 470M and Radeon RX 550X Mobile compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. 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.
PCIe 3.0 x8
Supplementary power connectors
Parameters of memory installed on GeForce GTX 470M and Radeon RX 550X Mobile: its type, size, bus, clock and resulting bandwidth. Note that GPUs integrated into processors don't have dedicated memory and use a shared part of system RAM.
Maximum RAM amount
Memory bus width
Memory clock speed
60.0 GB / s
Video outputs and ports
Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce GTX 470M and Radeon RX 550X Mobile.
Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce GTX 470M and Radeon RX 550X Mobile. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
APIs supported by GeForce GTX 470M and Radeon RX 550X Mobile, sometimes including their particular versions.
Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce GTX 470M and Radeon RX 550X Mobile. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
GTX 470M 10.08
RX 550X Mobile 10.84 +7.5%
3DMark 11 Performance GPU
GTX 470M 2003
RX 550X Mobile 5220 +160.6%
3DMark Vantage Performance
GTX 470M 9801
RX 550X Mobile 14630 +49.3%
Let's see how good GeForce GTX 470M and Radeon RX 550X Mobile are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.
Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 470M
Wider memory bus (192 vs 128 bit)
SLI (Scalable Link Interface - a technology for uniting several NVIDIA GPUs processing power in one PC)
CUDA (Compute Unified Device Architecture - an API for video card computing power usage in tasks different from 3D graphics processing. Can be used for physics simulation for instance)
PhysX (hardware acceleration of physical simulation engine named PhysX)
Advantages of AMD Radeon RX 550X Mobile
7.5% faster in synthetic tests
Much newer (11 April 2018 vs 3 September 2010)
More pipelines (640 vs 288)
Finer manufacturing process technology (14 vs 40 nm)
Less power hungry (50 vs 75 watts)
So, GTX 470M or RX 550X Mobile?
Technical City couldn't decide between NVIDIA GeForce GTX 470M and AMD Radeon RX 550X Mobile. The differences in performance seem too small.
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