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Gaming Performance Comparison

Recommended System Requirements
Game GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB Radeon RX 550 4GB
Red Dead Redemption 2 37% 65%
Cyberpunk 2077 14% 126%
Doom Eternal 46% 42%
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 37% 65%
Dragon Ball Z Kakarot 61% 2%
Halo: Reach 80% 48%
Microsoft Flight Simulator 14% 126%
Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order 14% 126%
Grand Theft Auto VI 4% 152%
Need For Speed Heat 37% 65%

In terms of overall gaming performance, the graphical capabilities of the Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB are massively better than the AMD Radeon RX 550 4GB.

The GTX 1080 has a 581 MHz higher core clock speed and 104 more Texture Mapping Units than the RX 550. This results in the GTX 1080 providing 206.4 GTexel/s better texturing performance. This still holds weight but shader performance is generally more relevant, particularly since both of these GPUs support at least DirectX 10.

The GTX 1080 has a 581 MHz higher core clock speed and 48 more Render Output Units than the RX 550. This results in the GTX 1080 providing 89.5 GPixel/s better pixeling performance. However, both GPUs support DirectX 9 or above, and pixeling performance is only really relevant when comparing older cards.

The RX 550 was released less than a year after the GTX 1080, and so they are likely to have similar driver support for optimizing performance when running the latest games.

Both GPUs exhibit very powerful performance, so it probably isn't worth upgrading from one to the other, as both are capable of running even the most demanding games at the highest settings.

The GTX 1080 has 4096 MB more video memory than the RX 550, so is likely to be much better at displaying game textures at higher resolutions. This is supported by the fact that the GTX 1080 also has superior memory performance overall.

The GTX 1080 has 320.3 GB/sec greater memory bandwidth than the RX 550, which means that the memory performance of the GTX 1080 is massively better than the RX 550.

The GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB has 2560 Shader Processing Units and the Radeon RX 550 4GB has 896. However, the actual shader performance of the GTX 1080 is 6255 and the actual shader performance of the RX 550 is 1075. The GTX 1080 having 5180 better shader performance and an altogether better performance when taking into account other relevant data means that the GTX 1080 delivers a massively smoother and more efficient experience when processing graphical data than the RX 550.

The RX 550 transistor size technology is 2 nm (nanometers) smaller than the GTX 1080. This means that the RX 550 is expected to run very slightly cooler and achieve higher clock frequencies than the GTX 1080.

The GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB requires 300 Watts to run and the Radeon RX 550 4GB requires 75 Watts. We would recommend a PSU with at least 500 Watts for the GTX 1080 and a PSU with at least 350 Watts for the RX 550. The GTX 1080 requires 225 Watts more than the RX 550 to run. The difference is significant enough that the GTX 1080 may have an adverse affect on your yearly electricity bills in comparison to the RX 550.

Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 59.2 FPS on Metro: Exodus

Metro: Exodus

59.2 FPS

Radeon RX 550 4GB gets 21.7 FPS on Metro: Exodus

Metro: Exodus

21.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 63.7 FPS on Assassins Creed: Odyssey

Assassins Creed: Odyssey

63.7 FPS

Radeon RX 550 4GB gets 23.3 FPS on Assassins Creed: Odyssey

Assassins Creed: Odyssey

23.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 66.1 FPS on Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2

66.1 FPS

Radeon RX 550 4GB gets 24.2 FPS on Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2

24.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 70.2 FPS on Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

70.2 FPS

Radeon RX 550 4GB gets 25.7 FPS on Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

25.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 71 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

71 FPS

Radeon RX 550 4GB gets 26 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

26 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 71.3 FPS on Control

Control

71.3 FPS

Radeon RX 550 4GB gets 26.1 FPS on Control

Control

26.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 72.7 FPS on Total War: Three Kingdoms

Total War: Three Kingdoms

72.7 FPS

Radeon RX 550 4GB gets 27.6 FPS on Total War: Three Kingdoms

Total War: Three Kingdoms

27.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 77.5 FPS on Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto V

77.5 FPS

Radeon RX 550 4GB gets 28.4 FPS on Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto V

28.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 80.3 FPS on Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

80.3 FPS

Radeon RX 550 4GB gets 29.4 FPS on Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

29.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 81.3 FPS on Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

81.3 FPS

Radeon RX 550 4GB gets 29.7 FPS on Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

29.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 83.7 FPS on The Division 2

The Division 2

83.7 FPS

Radeon RX 550 4GB gets 30.6 FPS on The Division 2

The Division 2

30.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 88.2 FPS on PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

88.2 FPS

Radeon RX 550 4GB gets 32.3 FPS on PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

32.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 88.4 FPS on Final Fantasy XV

Final Fantasy XV

88.4 FPS

Radeon RX 550 4GB gets 25.9 FPS on Final Fantasy XV

Final Fantasy XV

25.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 90.2 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

90.2 FPS

Radeon RX 550 4GB gets 33 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

33 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 90.6 FPS on Total War: Warhammer 2

Total War: Warhammer 2

90.6 FPS

Radeon RX 550 4GB gets 33.1 FPS on Total War: Warhammer 2

Total War: Warhammer 2

33.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 91.6 FPS on Just Cause 4

Just Cause 4

91.6 FPS

Radeon RX 550 4GB gets 31.8 FPS on Just Cause 4

Just Cause 4

31.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 92.2 FPS on Gears 5

Gears 5

92.2 FPS

Radeon RX 550 4GB gets 33.7 FPS on Gears 5

Gears 5

33.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 98.5 FPS on Hitman 2 (2018)

Hitman 2 (2018)

98.5 FPS

Radeon RX 550 4GB gets 36.1 FPS on Hitman 2 (2018)

Hitman 2 (2018)

36.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 98.7 FPS on The Outer Worlds

The Outer Worlds

98.7 FPS

Radeon RX 550 4GB gets 27.8 FPS on The Outer Worlds

The Outer Worlds

27.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 99.5 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

99.5 FPS

Radeon RX 550 4GB gets 36.4 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

36.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 100 FPS on Middle-earth: Shadow of War

Middle-earth: Shadow of War

100 FPS

Radeon RX 550 4GB gets 36.6 FPS on Middle-earth: Shadow of War

Middle-earth: Shadow of War

36.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 100.2 FPS on Forza Horizon 4

Forza Horizon 4

100.2 FPS

Radeon RX 550 4GB gets 36.7 FPS on Forza Horizon 4

Forza Horizon 4

36.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 102.5 FPS on Assassins Creed: Unity

Assassins Creed: Unity

102.5 FPS

Radeon RX 550 4GB gets 37.5 FPS on Assassins Creed: Unity

Assassins Creed: Unity

37.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 103.4 FPS on Rise of the Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider

103.4 FPS

Radeon RX 550 4GB gets 37.9 FPS on Rise of the Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider

37.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 106.9 FPS on Far Cry 5

Far Cry 5

106.9 FPS

Radeon RX 550 4GB gets 39.1 FPS on Far Cry 5

Far Cry 5

39.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 107.4 FPS on Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order

Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order

107.4 FPS

Radeon RX 550 4GB gets 33.3 FPS on Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order

Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order

33.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 108.6 FPS on The Witcher III

The Witcher III

108.6 FPS

Radeon RX 550 4GB gets 39.7 FPS on The Witcher III

The Witcher III

39.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 108.8 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

108.8 FPS

Radeon RX 550 4GB gets 39.8 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

39.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 111.8 FPS on F1 2019

F1 2019

111.8 FPS

Radeon RX 550 4GB gets 42.5 FPS on F1 2019

F1 2019

42.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 132.2 FPS on Crysis 3

Crysis 3

132.2 FPS

Radeon RX 550 4GB gets 48.4 FPS on Crysis 3

Crysis 3

48.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 158 FPS on Battlefield 1

Battlefield 1

158 FPS

Radeon RX 550 4GB gets 57.8 FPS on Battlefield 1

Battlefield 1

57.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 159.7 FPS on Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

159.7 FPS

Radeon RX 550 4GB gets 58.5 FPS on Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

58.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 178.2 FPS on Wolfenstein: Youngblood

Wolfenstein: Youngblood

178.2 FPS

Radeon RX 550 4GB gets 65.2 FPS on Wolfenstein: Youngblood

Wolfenstein: Youngblood

65.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 22.6 FPS on The Division 2

The Division 2

22.6 FPS

Radeon RX 550 4GB gets 8.3 FPS on The Division 2

The Division 2

8.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 22.8 FPS on Control

Control

22.8 FPS

Radeon RX 550 4GB gets 8.3 FPS on Control

Control

8.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 23.7 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

23.7 FPS

Radeon RX 550 4GB gets 8.7 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

8.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 24.4 FPS on Total War: Three Kingdoms

Total War: Three Kingdoms

24.4 FPS

Radeon RX 550 4GB gets 9.3 FPS on Total War: Three Kingdoms

Total War: Three Kingdoms

9.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 27.6 FPS on Gears 5

Gears 5

27.6 FPS

Radeon RX 550 4GB gets 10.1 FPS on Gears 5

Gears 5

10.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 28 FPS on Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

28 FPS

Radeon RX 550 4GB gets 10.2 FPS on Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

10.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 28.1 FPS on The Outer Worlds

The Outer Worlds

28.1 FPS

Radeon RX 550 4GB gets 7.9 FPS on The Outer Worlds

The Outer Worlds

7.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 29.1 FPS on Metro: Exodus

Metro: Exodus

29.1 FPS

Radeon RX 550 4GB gets 11 FPS on Metro: Exodus

Metro: Exodus

11 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 29.7 FPS on Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

29.7 FPS

Radeon RX 550 4GB gets 10.9 FPS on Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

10.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 30 FPS on Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

30 FPS

Radeon RX 550 4GB gets 11 FPS on Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

11 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 31 FPS on Assassins Creed: Odyssey

Assassins Creed: Odyssey

31 FPS

Radeon RX 550 4GB gets 11.4 FPS on Assassins Creed: Odyssey

Assassins Creed: Odyssey

11.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 32.3 FPS on Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2

32.3 FPS

Radeon RX 550 4GB gets 11.8 FPS on Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2

11.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 32.9 FPS on Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto V

32.9 FPS

Radeon RX 550 4GB gets 12 FPS on Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto V

12 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 33.8 FPS on Assassins Creed: Unity

Assassins Creed: Unity

33.8 FPS

Radeon RX 550 4GB gets 12.4 FPS on Assassins Creed: Unity

Assassins Creed: Unity

12.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 34.3 FPS on Final Fantasy XV

Final Fantasy XV

34.3 FPS

Radeon RX 550 4GB gets 12.6 FPS on Final Fantasy XV

Final Fantasy XV

12.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 35.8 FPS on Middle-earth: Shadow of War

Middle-earth: Shadow of War

35.8 FPS

Radeon RX 550 4GB gets 13.1 FPS on Middle-earth: Shadow of War

Middle-earth: Shadow of War

13.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 36.6 FPS on Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order

Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order

36.6 FPS

Radeon RX 550 4GB gets 11.3 FPS on Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order

Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order

11.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 37.3 FPS on Just Cause 4

Just Cause 4

37.3 FPS

Radeon RX 550 4GB gets 12.9 FPS on Just Cause 4

Just Cause 4

12.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 37.3 FPS on Rise of the Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider

37.3 FPS

Radeon RX 550 4GB gets 13.7 FPS on Rise of the Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider

13.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 38.5 FPS on Crysis 3

Crysis 3

38.5 FPS

Radeon RX 550 4GB gets 14.1 FPS on Crysis 3

Crysis 3

14.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 40.3 FPS on Total War: Warhammer 2

Total War: Warhammer 2

40.3 FPS

Radeon RX 550 4GB gets 14.7 FPS on Total War: Warhammer 2

Total War: Warhammer 2

14.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 41.4 FPS on Far Cry 5

Far Cry 5

41.4 FPS

Radeon RX 550 4GB gets 15.2 FPS on Far Cry 5

Far Cry 5

15.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 41.5 FPS on Hitman 2 (2018)

Hitman 2 (2018)

41.5 FPS

Radeon RX 550 4GB gets 15.2 FPS on Hitman 2 (2018)

Hitman 2 (2018)

15.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 41.7 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

41.7 FPS

Radeon RX 550 4GB gets 15.3 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

15.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 42.4 FPS on The Witcher III

The Witcher III

42.4 FPS

Radeon RX 550 4GB gets 15.5 FPS on The Witcher III

The Witcher III

15.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 46.2 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

46.2 FPS

Radeon RX 550 4GB gets 16.9 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

16.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 48.6 FPS on F1 2019

F1 2019

48.6 FPS

Radeon RX 550 4GB gets 18.5 FPS on F1 2019

F1 2019

18.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 49.1 FPS on PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

49.1 FPS

Radeon RX 550 4GB gets 18 FPS on PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

18 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 53.7 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

53.7 FPS

Radeon RX 550 4GB gets 19.6 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

19.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 60 FPS on Wolfenstein: Youngblood

Wolfenstein: Youngblood

60 FPS

Radeon RX 550 4GB gets 21.9 FPS on Wolfenstein: Youngblood

Wolfenstein: Youngblood

21.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 60.5 FPS on Battlefield 1

Battlefield 1

60.5 FPS

Radeon RX 550 4GB gets 22.2 FPS on Battlefield 1

Battlefield 1

22.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 60.8 FPS on Forza Horizon 4

Forza Horizon 4

60.8 FPS

Radeon RX 550 4GB gets 22.2 FPS on Forza Horizon 4

Forza Horizon 4

22.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 68.5 FPS on Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

68.5 FPS

Radeon RX 550 4GB gets 25.1 FPS on Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

25.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 45.4 FPS on Control

Control

45.4 FPS

Radeon RX 550 4GB gets 16.6 FPS on Control

Control

16.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 48 FPS on Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

48 FPS

Radeon RX 550 4GB gets 17.6 FPS on Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

17.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 48.8 FPS on Total War: Three Kingdoms

Total War: Three Kingdoms

48.8 FPS

Radeon RX 550 4GB gets 18.5 FPS on Total War: Three Kingdoms

Total War: Three Kingdoms

18.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 48.9 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

48.9 FPS

Radeon RX 550 4GB gets 17.9 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

17.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 49.2 FPS on Metro: Exodus

Metro: Exodus

49.2 FPS

Radeon RX 550 4GB gets 18.7 FPS on Metro: Exodus

Metro: Exodus

18.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 51 FPS on Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

51 FPS

Radeon RX 550 4GB gets 15 FPS on Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

15 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 51.5 FPS on Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

51.5 FPS

Radeon RX 550 4GB gets 18.9 FPS on Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

18.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 56.6 FPS on Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2

56.6 FPS

Radeon RX 550 4GB gets 20.7 FPS on Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2

20.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 57.2 FPS on Middle-earth: Shadow of War

Middle-earth: Shadow of War

57.2 FPS

Radeon RX 550 4GB gets 16.8 FPS on Middle-earth: Shadow of War

Middle-earth: Shadow of War

16.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 58 FPS on Final Fantasy XV

Final Fantasy XV

58 FPS

Radeon RX 550 4GB gets 16.3 FPS on Final Fantasy XV

Final Fantasy XV

16.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 59.7 FPS on Total War: Warhammer 2

Total War: Warhammer 2

59.7 FPS

Radeon RX 550 4GB gets 16.8 FPS on Total War: Warhammer 2

Total War: Warhammer 2

16.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 60.1 FPS on The Division 2

The Division 2

60.1 FPS

Radeon RX 550 4GB gets 22 FPS on The Division 2

The Division 2

22 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 61.1 FPS on Gears 5

Gears 5

61.1 FPS

Radeon RX 550 4GB gets 22.4 FPS on Gears 5

Gears 5

22.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 62.3 FPS on Assassins Creed: Unity

Assassins Creed: Unity

62.3 FPS

Radeon RX 550 4GB gets 17.6 FPS on Assassins Creed: Unity

Assassins Creed: Unity

17.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 63.4 FPS on Just Cause 4

Just Cause 4

63.4 FPS

Radeon RX 550 4GB gets 18.6 FPS on Just Cause 4

Just Cause 4

18.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 65.2 FPS on The Outer Worlds

The Outer Worlds

65.2 FPS

Radeon RX 550 4GB gets 18.4 FPS on The Outer Worlds

The Outer Worlds

18.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 66.2 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

66.2 FPS

Radeon RX 550 4GB gets 24.2 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

24.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 66.4 FPS on Assassins Creed: Odyssey

Assassins Creed: Odyssey

66.4 FPS

Radeon RX 550 4GB gets 24.3 FPS on Assassins Creed: Odyssey

Assassins Creed: Odyssey

24.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 67.8 FPS on Hitman 2 (2018)

Hitman 2 (2018)

67.8 FPS

Radeon RX 550 4GB gets 24.8 FPS on Hitman 2 (2018)

Hitman 2 (2018)

24.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 74.1 FPS on Crysis 3

Crysis 3

74.1 FPS

Radeon RX 550 4GB gets 20.9 FPS on Crysis 3

Crysis 3

20.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 75.2 FPS on Forza Horizon 4

Forza Horizon 4

75.2 FPS

Radeon RX 550 4GB gets 28.6 FPS on Forza Horizon 4

Forza Horizon 4

28.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 75.6 FPS on Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order

Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order

75.6 FPS

Radeon RX 550 4GB gets 23.4 FPS on Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order

Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order

23.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 79.1 FPS on F1 2019

F1 2019

79.1 FPS

Radeon RX 550 4GB gets 30.1 FPS on F1 2019

F1 2019

30.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 83 FPS on Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto V

83 FPS

Radeon RX 550 4GB gets 31.5 FPS on Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto V

31.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 83.7 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

83.7 FPS

Radeon RX 550 4GB gets 23.6 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

23.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 86.3 FPS on The Witcher III

The Witcher III

86.3 FPS

Radeon RX 550 4GB gets 31.6 FPS on The Witcher III

The Witcher III

31.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 86.8 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

86.8 FPS

Radeon RX 550 4GB gets 25.4 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

25.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 97.5 FPS on Far Cry 5

Far Cry 5

97.5 FPS

Radeon RX 550 4GB gets 35.7 FPS on Far Cry 5

Far Cry 5

35.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 105 FPS on Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

105 FPS

Radeon RX 550 4GB gets 39.9 FPS on Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

39.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 112.2 FPS on Wolfenstein: Youngblood

Wolfenstein: Youngblood

112.2 FPS

Radeon RX 550 4GB gets 41.1 FPS on Wolfenstein: Youngblood

Wolfenstein: Youngblood

41.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 116.4 FPS on Rise of the Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider

116.4 FPS

Radeon RX 550 4GB gets 42.6 FPS on Rise of the Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider

42.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB gets 118.2 FPS on Battlefield 1

Battlefield 1

118.2 FPS

Radeon RX 550 4GB gets 43.3 FPS on Battlefield 1

Battlefield 1

43.3 FPS

GPU Architecture

Core Speed1671 MHzvs1090 MHz
Boost Clock1810 MHzvs1200 MHz
ArchitecturePascal P104-400-A1GCN 1.3 Baffin XT
OC Potential - vs -
Driver Support Great vs Great
Release Date27 Jul 2016vs18 Apr 2017
GPU LinkGD LinkGD Link
Approved
Comparison

Resolution Performance

1366x768
10
green tick vs green tick
10
1600x900
10
green tick vs green tick
10
1920x1080
10
green tick vs
8.1
2560x1440
9.8
green tick vs
5.9
3840x2160
7.7
green tick vs
4.2

GPU Memory

Memory8192 MBvs4096 MB
Memory Speed1251 MHzvs1750 MHz
Memory Bus256 Bitvs-
Memory TypeGDDR5Xvs-
Memory Bandwidth320.3GB/secvs-
L2 Cache 2048 KB green tick vs 1024 KB
Delta Color Compression yes vs yes
Memory Performance 0% green tick vs green tick 0%
Comparison

GPU Display

Shader Processing Units2560vs896
Actual Shader Performance100%vs52%
Technology16nmvs14nm
Texture Mapping Units160vs56
Texture Rate267.4 GTexel/svs61 GTexel/s
Render Output Units64vs16
Pixel Rate106.9 GPixel/svs17.4 GPixel/s
Comparison

GPU Outputs

Max Digital Resolution (WxH)7680x4320vs5120x2880
VGA Connections0vs0
DVI Connections1vs1
HDMI Connections2vs1
DisplayPort Connections2vs1
Comparison

GPU Power Requirements

Max Power300 Wattsvs75 Watts
Recommended PSU500 Watts & 33 Ampsvs350 Watts & 23 Amps

GPU Features

DirectX12.1vs12.0
Shader Model5.0vs-
Open GL4.5vs4.5
Open CL-vs-
Notebook GPUnono
SLI/Crossfirenovsno
Dedicatedyesvsyes
Comparison

GPU Supporting Hardware

Recommended Processor-AMD Ryzen R3 1200X
Recommended RAM16 GBvs8 GB
Maximum Recommended Gaming Resolution2560x1440vs1600x900

Gaming Performance Value

Performance Value

GPU Mini Review

Mini ReviewOverview
GeForce GTX 1080 Asus ROG Strix A8G Gaming 8GB is a Special Edition of NVIDIA's High-End GeForce GTX 1080, created by Asus.

Overclock: Central Unit
The Central Unit has been increased from 1607MHz to 1671MHz, whereas the Boost Clock can now achieve 1810MHz, instead of 1733MHz.

Overclock: Memory Clock
None.

Frame Buffer
Untouched.


Cooling Solution
DirectCU III Technology with Direct-GPU Contact Heatpipes: Exclusive DirectCU III cooling technology features direct-GPU contact heatpipes that transports more heat away from the GPU and outperform reference designs, achieving up to 30% cooler gaming performance.

Performance
At 1920x1080, Benchmarks Indicate a 5.7% Performance Boost over the Reference GeForce GTX 1080. This goes up to 7.4% at 3840x2160.
Overview
Radeon RX 550 4GB is an Middle-Class Graphics Card based on the 4th Generation of the Graphics Core Next (GCN) Architecture.

GPU
It equips a GPU Codenamed Baffin XT which has 14 Compute Units activated and thus 896 Shader Processing Units, 56 TMUs and 16 ROPs.

Memory
The GPU accesses a 4GB frame buffer of Fast GDDR5, through a 128-bit memory interface, while the Memory Clock Operates at 1750MHz.

Power Consumption
With a rated board TDP of 75W, it requires at least a 350W PSU and relies entirely on the PCI Slot for Power, meaning no Extra Connectors are required.

Performance
This graphics card was designed and marketed towards the competitive MOBO gamers. A light weight, small form factor GPU solution that offers mobility, so that gamers travelling to events can bring a smaller cheaper gaming rig. The Radeon RX 550 4GB can play most modern games at medium graphics selection on a 1600p screen res and expect around 45+FPS

System Suggestions
Radeon RX 550 4GB is best suited for resolutions up to and including 1600x900. We recommend a Performance Processor and 8GB of RAM for Optimal Performance.
Recommended CPU
-
Possible GPU Upgrades
-
-
GPU Variants
-
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