AMD Radeon RX 550X Mobile: specs and benchmarks

AMD Radeon RX 550X Mobile

Summary

AMD started Radeon RX 550X Mobile sales 10 January 2019. This is Polaris architecture notebook card based on 14 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at gamers. 4 GB of GDDR5 memory clocked at 7 GHz are supplied.

Compatibility-wise, this is card attached via PCIe 3.0 x8 interface. Power consumption is at 50 Watt.

It provides poor gaming and benchmark performance at 7.49 percent of a leader's which is NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 SLI Mobile.

General info

Of Radeon RX 550X Mobile's architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
Polaris
 
Code name
Polaris 12
 
Type
Laptop
 
Release date
10 January 2019
 

Technical specs

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 RX 550X Mobile's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
640
 
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Core clock speed
1176 MHz
 
Transistor count
2,200 million
 
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
 
Power consumption (TDP)
50 Watt
 
of 900 (Tesla S2050)

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon RX 550X Mobile's 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.
Laptop size
large
 
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x8
 

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on 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.
Memory type
GDDR5
 
Maximum RAM amount
4 GB
 
Memory bus width
128 Bit
 
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Memory clock speed
7000 MHz
 
Shared memory
-
 

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon RX 550X Mobile.
Display Connectors
No outputs
 

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by Radeon RX 550X Mobile. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
FreeSync
+
 
DisplayPort 1.3 HBR / 1.4 HDR Ready
+
 
HDMI 2.0
+
 

API support

APIs supported by Radeon RX 550X Mobile, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
DirectX 12
 
OpenGL
4.6
 

Benchmark performance

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

Overall benchmark performance

7.49

3DMark Ice Storm GPU

184578

3DMark Cloud Gate GPU

20039

3DMark Fire Strike Score

3149

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

3632

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

5220

3DMark Vantage Performance

14630

Unigine Heaven 3.0

35

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Radeon RX 550X Mobile is for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS. Comparisons with system requirements are included, but remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall Radeon RX 550X Mobile performance compared to its nearest competitors. All GPU types participate.

NVIDIA equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Radeon RX 550X Mobile from NVIDIA is GeForce GTX 965M, which is slower by 2% and lower by 3 positions in our rating.

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