Radeon_RX_550X_4GB
AMD Radeon RX 550X 4GB

GD Rating

2.6
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Estimated Price:
$99.88
How well can the Radeon RX 550X 4GB run games
2 Aug 2020 - Graphics card reviewed

A mid level piece of gaming hardware, this Radeon RX 550X 4GB graphics card can still meet and run indie system requirements and some of the less demanding AAA games. Capable of running games with up to a DirectX 12 requirement.

How many years will the Radeon RX 550X 4GB graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon RX 550X 4GB in your PC? This Radeon RX 550X 4GB graphics card has reached the end of its ability to run games released today. If you have it in your gaming PC then it’s time to upgrade your graphics solution.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Radeon RX 550X 4GB? A good upgrade choice for this graphics card today would be the 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Super 6GB. For comparison of the 1000 most demanding games around today this suggested upgrade is 117% better and can meet 852 of their recommended requirements. Alternatively a suitable upgrade choice for the Radeon RX 550X 4GB is the R-500 Series Radeon RX 580 8GB, which is 77% more powerful and can run 789 of the 1000 most demanding PC games beating their recommended requirements.
FPS System Benchmark
25 FPS
High
The Radeon RX 550X 4GB was released on 13 Apr 2018

Radeon RX 550X 4GB Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

Radeon RX 550X 4GB gets 13.4 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

13.4 FPS

Radeon RX 550X 4GB gets 29.1 FPS on Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord

Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord

29.1 FPS

Radeon RX 550X 4GB gets 31.1 FPS on Just Cause 4

Just Cause 4

31.1 FPS

Radeon RX 550X 4GB gets 45.2 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

45.2 FPS

Radeon RX 550X 4GB gets 3.9 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

3.9 FPS

Radeon RX 550X 4GB gets 17.6 FPS on Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2

17.6 FPS

Radeon RX 550X 4GB gets 8.3 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

8.3 FPS
AMD PC game performance check Radeon RX 550X 4GB
GPU
Architecture
GCN 1.3 Baffin XT
Process
14nm
TMUs
56
Texture Rate
67 GTexel/s
ROPs
16
Pixel Rate
19 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units
896
Driver Support
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Release Price
$89.00
Compatibility
Direct X
DX 12.0
Shader
Open GL
4.5
Resolution (WxH)
5120x2880
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Memory
4096 MB
Memory Speed
1750 MHz
Memory Bus
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
L2 Cache
1024KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
1
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
1
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1090 MHz
Boost Clock
1200 MHz
Power
Max Power
75 Watts
PSU
350 Watt & 23 Amps
Power Connector
None
Recommended Hardware
Best CPU Match
Best RAM Match
8 GB
Best Resolution
1600 x 900
GPU Upgrade
Resolution Performance
1366x768 1600x900 1920x1080 2560x1440 3840x2160
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10
8.1
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4.2
Radeon RX 550X 4GB Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
The new AMD Radeon RX 500X series are an OEM version of the current RX 500 series. Radeon RX 550X 4GB is an Middle-Class Graphics Card based on the 4th Generation of the Graphics Core Next (GCN) Architecture. The specs of the Radeon RX 500X series graphics cards are identical to the standard Radeon RX 500 series.


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 550X 4GB can play most modern games at medium graphics selection on a 1600p screen res and expect around 45+FPS. Performance is exactly the same as the Radeon RX 550.


System Suggestions
Radeon RX 550X 4GB is best suited for resolutions up to and including 1600x900. We recommend a Performance Processor and 8GB of RAM for Optimal Performance.


Source [Jon]
Radeon RX 550X 4GB vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
CPU
0%
Graphics Card
74%
RAM
11GB
0%
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Radeon RX 550X 4GB Extras
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