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AMD Radeon RX 550X (Laptop)

AMD Radeon RX 550X (Laptop)

The AMD Radeon RX 550X is mobile mid-range graphics card for laptops based on the Polaris architecture. It features 640 shaders (10 CUs) or 512 shaders (8 CUs) with different clock speeds. The clock rate in the Lenovo Thinkpad E590 is 1176 MHz although AMD states up to 1287 MHz in the specifications (including the desktop version).

The performance should be similar to a Nvidia Geforce MX250 and therefore suited only for entry level gaming (e.g. less demanding games like Dota 2 or World of Tanks).

According to our information, the RX 550X is currently sold with 4 GB GDDR5 memory for around 30 - 40 dollars to laptop manufacturers.

ManufacturerAMD
Radeon RX 500X Series
Radeon RX 580X (Laptop) (compare) 2304 @ 1340 (Boost) MHz
Radeon RX 570X (Laptop) (compare) 2048 @ 1168 (Boost) MHz256 Bit @ 7000 MHz
Radeon RX 550X (Laptop) 640 @ 1176 MHz128 Bit @ 7000 MHz
CodenamePolaris 12
ArchitecturePolaris
Pipelines640 - unified
Core Speed1176 MHz
Memory Speed7000 MHz
Memory Bus Width128 Bit
Memory TypeGDDR5
Max. Amount of Memory4096 MB
Shared Memoryno
DirectXDirectX 12
technology14 nm
FeaturesDisplayPort 1.3 HBR / 1.4 HDR Ready, HDMI 2.0, AMD FreeSync
Notebook Sizelarge
Date of Announcement10.01.2019
Link to Manufacturer Pagehttp://www.amd.com/en/products/graphics/...

Benchmarks

3DMark - Time Spy Score 2560x1440
min: 1117     avg: 1139.5     median: 1139 (8%)     max: 1162 Points
3DMark - Time Spy Graphics 2560x1440
min: 1027     avg: 1039     median: 1039 (7%)     max: 1051 Points
3DMark - Ice Storm Unlimited Graphics Score 1280x720 offscreen
min: 147087     avg: 184578     median: 184577 (35%)     max: 222068 Points
3DMark - Cloud Gate Standard Score 1280x720
min: 10371     avg: 11529.5     median: 11529 (19%)     max: 12688 Points
3DMark - Cloud Gate Standard Graphics 1280x720
min: 19931     avg: 20039     median: 20039 (11%)     max: 20147 Points
3DMark - Fire Strike Score 1920x1080
min: 3065     avg: 3148.5     median: 3148 (12%)     max: 3232 Points
3DMark - Fire Strike Graphics 1920x1080
min: 3586     avg: 3632     median: 3632 (9%)     max: 3678 Points
3DMark 11 - Performance 1280x720
min: 5256     avg: 5348     median: 5348 (15%)     max: 5440 points
3DMark 11 - Performance GPU 1280x720
min: 5107     avg: 5219.5     median: 5219 (10%)     max: 5332 points
3DMark Vantage
P Result 1280x1024 +
P GPU no PhysX 1280x1024 +
3DMark 05 - Standard 1024x768
26820 Points (51%)
3DMark 06 Standard 1280x1024 +
Unigine Heaven 3.0 - DX 11, Normal Tessellation, High Shaders 1920x1080
35 fps (13%)
Unigine Heaven 2.1 - high, Tesselation (normal), DirectX11 1280x1024
51.3 fps (23%)
Cinebench R10 Shading 32Bit +
Cinebench R15
OpenGL 64Bit +
Ref. Match 64Bit +
GFXBench (DX / GLBenchmark) 2.7
T-Rex HD Offscreen C24Z16 1920x1080 +
T-Rex HD Onscreen C24Z16 +
- Range of benchmark values for this graphics card
- Average benchmark values for this graphics card
* Smaller numbers mean a higher performance

Game Benchmarks

The following benchmarks stem from our benchmarks of review laptops. The performance depends on the used graphics memory, clock rate, processor, system settings, drivers, and operating systems. So the results don't have to be representative for all laptops with this GPU. For detailed information on the benchmark results, click on the fps number.

F1 2018

F1 2018

2018
low 1280x720
52  fps    + Compare
med. 1920x1080
26 fps  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
20  fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
14  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings low.