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Release date ≈ Q3 2016.

 $79 

Release date: Q2 2017.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 61,342 user samples
51,755 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 10% Asus(1043 8694) 1GB
Worst Bench: 5% Dell(1028 0764) 1GB
Poor: 5% Great: 10%
SPEED RANK: 259th / 597
9,587 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 23% Device(1DA2 E367) ≥ 4GB; RX550 SAPPHIRE
Worst Bench: 17% Gigabyte(1458 22FE) 2GB
Poor: 17% Great: 23%
SPEED RANK: 123rd / 597
Effective 3D Speed
Effective 3D Gaming GPU Speed
7.81 % 21 % Hugely faster effective speed.
+169%
Parallax
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
22.3 fps 68.1 fps Hugely better texture detail.
+205%
MRender
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere)
18 fps 57.1 fps Hugely faster multi rendering.
+217%
Gravity
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy)
19.1 fps 45.5 fps Hugely faster NBody calculation.
+138%
Splatting
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
26.9 fps 72.4 fps Hugely faster complex splatting.
+169%
Parallax
Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones)
26.9 fps 78.7 fps Hugely better peak texture detail.
+193%
MRender
Render target array GShader (Sphere)
25.9 fps 62.1 fps Hugely faster peak multi rendering.
+140%
Gravity
NBody particle system (Galaxy)
22.5 fps 52.3 fps Hugely faster peak NBody calculation.
+132%
Splatting
Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm)
38.3 fps 80 fps Hugely faster peak complex splatting.
+109%
League of Legends
Avg. FPS @ 1080p on Max
77 fps 106 fps Much Better League of Legends fps.
+37%
Market Share
Based on 12,116,191 GPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.61 % Hugely higher market share.
+369%
0.13 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
64 % 70 % Slightly more popular.
+9%
Age
Newest
25+ Months 18 Months More recent.
+28%
Lighting
Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
25 fps 59.4 fps Hugely better peak lighting effects.
+138%
Reflection
High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
31.2 fps 81.8 fps Hugely better peak reflection handling.
+162%
Lighting
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat)
20.9 fps 50.8 fps Hugely better lighting effects.
+143%
Reflection
Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot)
27.1 fps 76.1 fps Hugely better reflection handling.
+181%
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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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