AMD
AMD
$79

Release date: Q3 2017.

 $79 

Release date: Q2 2017.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 14,577 user samples
6,089 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 131% MSI(1462 3680) ≥ 4GB
Worst Bench: 73% Gigabyte(1458 2308)
Poor: 73% Great: 131%
SPEED RANK: 12th / 596
8,488 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 23% Device(1DA2 E367) ≥ 4GB; RX550 SAPPHIRE
Worst Bench: 17% Gigabyte(1458 22FE) 2GB
Poor: 17% Great: 23%
SPEED RANK: 122nd / 596
Effective 3D Speed
Effective 3D Gaming GPU Speed
117 % Hugely faster effective speed.
+451%
21.2 %
Parallax
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
517 fps Hugely better texture detail.
+655%
68.5 fps
MRender
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere)
184 fps Hugely faster multi rendering.
+217%
58 fps
Gravity
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy)
342 fps Hugely faster NBody calculation.
+648%
45.7 fps
Splatting
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
286 fps Hugely faster complex splatting.
+289%
73.5 fps
Parallax
Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
617 fps Hugely better peak texture detail.
+680%
79.1 fps
MRender
Render target array GShader (Sphere)
193 fps Hugely faster peak multi rendering.
+210%
62.3 fps
Gravity
NBody particle system (Galaxy)
398 fps Hugely faster peak NBody calculation.
+658%
52.5 fps
Splatting
Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
307 fps Hugely faster peak complex splatting.
+283%
80.1 fps
Market Share
Based on 11,523,612 GPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.24 % Much higher market share.
+41%
0.17 %
Value
Value For Money
97.8 % Much better value.
+66%
59 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
75 % Slightly more popular.
+6%
71 %
Price
Price (score)
$480 $79 Hugely cheaper.
+84%
Age
Newest
14 Months More recent.
+22%
18 Months
Lighting
Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
368 fps Hugely better peak lighting effects.
+516%
59.7 fps
Reflection
High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
244 fps Hugely better peak reflection handling.
+198%
82 fps
Lighting
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
308 fps Hugely better lighting effects.
+504%
51 fps
Reflection
Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
228 fps Hugely better reflection handling.
+198%
76.4 fps
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The Radeon RX Vega 64 is AMD’s latest Radeon flagship graphics card. It is the first Vega based gaming GPU and follows on from the recent launch of the Vega Frontier Edition. The Vega architecture is built on 14 nm silicon and contains next-generation compute units (nCUs) that have been engineered to be more efficient and powerful than ever before, enabling gamers to achieve higher frame rates at 4K. Each NCU houses 64 steam processors, of which the Vega 64 has 4096 (compared to 3584 in the Vega 56) which can process up to 13.7 TFLOPS (0.6 TFLOPS more than the Frontier Edition) in the liquid cooled version of the GPU. The new architecture also employs 8GB of second generation high-bandwidth memory (HBM2) which is able cope with more data, more quickly than previously. AMD describe this as the most significant leap in their GPU architecture for the last five years. Our graphics benchmarks place the performance of the Vega 64 amongst the best. Its effective speed is very close to that of the twice as expensive Frontier Edition (a workstation GPU with a gaming mode) and just behind NVIDIA’s similarly priced, but now 1 year old GTX 1080. Despite the hopes of AMD enthusiasts, the great performance from the Vega 64 has not been able to exceed the even greater performance from NVIDIA’s GTX 1080 Ti, released earlier this year. The 33% faster 1080 Ti offers better value for money than an RX 64 would even if it were available at its list price of $599. The best prices for RX 64's today are closer to $750 making the RX 64 somewhat redundant until prices drop down to the low $500 mark. [Sep '17 GPUPro]

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Hot on the heels of the release of the Radeon RX 580 and RX 570 launched earlier this week, AMD have released a new Polaris 12 GPU, the Radeon RX 550. It is a sub-$100 entry level GPU, targeted at those who want an inexpensive, low profile, low power and low performance component for mini desktop PCs or a minor upgrade on integrated GPUs. It has just 8 compute units, a boost clock of 1183 MHz and comes with either 2 or 4 Gb of GDDR5 memory capable of delivering up to 112 GB/s bandwidth. As expected from a discrete GPU, the RX 550 wipes the floor with Intel’s current best desktop iGPU (HD 630 (Kaby Lake). The RX 550 is expected to be around 70% as fast as the only $20 dearer RX 560 (the successor to the RX 460 to be released next month), however this should be sufficient for an okay gaming experience for many games on non-demanding settings. It is anticipated, that AMD will tailor the form of the 550 more towards the laptop market as the year progresses. [Apr '17 GPUPro]

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We calculate effective 3D speed which estimates gaming performance for the top 12 games. Effective speed is adjusted by current prices to yield value for money. Our figures are checked against thousands of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors to bring you the definitive list of top GPUs. [GPUPro]

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