AMD Radeon R9 M470 vs RX 550X Mobile
Comparison of Radeon R9 M470 and Radeon RX 550X Mobile architecture, market type and release date.
Radeon R9 M470 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 Radeon R9 M470 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
48 GTexel / s
Compatibility, dimensions and requirements
Information on Radeon R9 M470 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 x16
PCIe 3.0 x8
Parameters of memory installed on Radeon R9 M470 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
96 GB / s
Video outputs and ports
Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon R9 M470 and Radeon RX 550X Mobile.
Technological solutions and APIs supported by Radeon R9 M470 and Radeon RX 550X Mobile. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
APIs supported by Radeon R9 M470 and Radeon RX 550X Mobile, sometimes including their particular versions.
Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon R9 M470 and Radeon RX 550X Mobile. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
R9 M470 12.65 +0.2%
RX 550X Mobile 12.63
3DMark Cloud Gate GPU
R9 M470 24365 +20.9%
RX 550X Mobile 20147
3DMark Fire Strike Score
R9 M470 3415 +11.4%
RX 550X Mobile 3065
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics
R9 M470 3655 +1.9%
RX 550X Mobile 3586
Let's see how good Radeon R9 M470 and Radeon RX 550X Mobile are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.
Advantages of AMD Radeon R9 M470
0.2% faster in synthetic tests
More pipelines (768 vs 640)
OpenCL (Open Computing Language - an API for GPU usage in arbitrary calculations, e.g. for physics simulation)
Advantages of AMD Radeon RX 550X Mobile
Much newer (11 April 2018 vs 15 May 2016)
Finer manufacturing process technology (14 vs 28 nm)
So, R9 M470 or RX 550X Mobile?
Technical City couldn't decide between AMD Radeon R9 M470 and AMD Radeon RX 550X Mobile. The differences in performance seem too small.
Should you still have questions on choice between Radeon R9 M470 and Radeon RX 550X Mobile, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.