AMD Radeon RX 550 512SP: specs and benchmarks

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AMD Radeon RX 550 512SP
Radeon RX 550 512SP
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  • Interface PCIe 3.0 x8
  • Core clock speed
  • Max video memory 2 GB
  • Memory type GDDR5
  • Memory clock speed 6 Gbps
  • Maximum resolution
Year of release 2017
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Summary

AMD started Radeon RX 550 512SP sales 13 October 2017 at a recommended price of $79. This is GCN 4.0 architecture desktop card based on 14 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at gamers. 2 GB of GDDR5 memory clocked at 6 GB/s are supplied, and together with 128 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 96 GB/s.

Compatibility-wise, this is dual-slot card attached via PCIe 3.0 x8 interface. Its manufacturer default version has a length of 145 mm. No additional power connector is required, and power consumption is at 50 Watt.

We have no data on Radeon RX 550 512SP benchmark results.

General info

Of Radeon RX 550 512SP's architecture, market segment and release date.

Place in performance ratingnot rated
ArchitectureGCN 4.0 (2016−2020)
GPU code nameBaffin
Market segmentDesktop
Release date13 October 2017 (4 years ago)
Launch price (MSRP)$79

Technical specs

Radeon RX 550 512SP's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU base clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of Radeon RX 550 512SP's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.

Pipelines / CUDA cores512of 18432 (AD102)
Boost clock speed1071 MHzof 2903 (Radeon Pro W6600)
Number of transistors3,000 millionof 14400 (GeForce GTX 1080 SLI Mobile)
Manufacturing process technology14 nmof 4 (GeForce RTX 4080 Ti)
Thermal design power (TDP)50 Wattof 900 (Tesla S2050)
Texture fill rate34.27of 939.8 (H100 SXM5)

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon RX 550 512SP's 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).

InterfacePCIe 3.0 x8
Length145 mm
Width2-slot
Supplementary power connectorsNone

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Radeon RX 550 512SP: 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.

Memory typeGDDR5
Maximum RAM amount2 GBof 128 (Radeon Instinct MI250X)
Memory bus width128 Bitof 8192 (Radeon Instinct MI250X)
Memory clock speed6 GB/sof 21000 (GeForce RTX 3090 Ti)
Memory bandwidth96 GB/sof 14400 (Radeon R7 M260)

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon RX 550 512SP. As a rule, this section is relevant only for desktop reference video cards, since for notebook ones the availability of certain video outputs depends on the laptop model.

Display Connectors1x DVI, 1x HDMI, 1x DisplayPort
HDMI+

API support

APIs supported by Radeon RX 550 512SP, sometimes including their particular versions.

DirectX12 (12_0)
Shader Model6.4
OpenGL4.6
OpenCL2.0
Vulkan1.2

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmark performance of Radeon RX 550 512SP. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.


We have no data on Radeon RX 550 512SP benchmark results.


NVIDIA equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Radeon RX 550 512SP from NVIDIA is T400.

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