ASUS Introduces Radeon RX 550 4GB and 2GB Video Cards

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ASUS Introduces Radeon RX 550 4GB and 2GB Compact Graphics Cards

The ASUS UK website has officially listed the budget Radeon RX 550 graphics cards in their website, showing two different versions with a 2GB and a 4GB option available. The Radeon RX 550 uses the Polaris 12 GPU with 512 stream processors and using either 2GB or 4GB GDDR5 on a 128-bit memory bus width.

ASUS Introduces Radeon RX 550 4GB and 2GB Compact Graphics Cards

Other than the memory configuration and the price, the ASUS RX 550 4GB and RX 550 2GB’s features are identical. Both measure a compact 18.2 x 11.2 x4.3 cm and do not require additional power from the PSU, drawing directly from the PCIe bus. It has a single 80mm dust-proof IP5X certified fan that blows directly on the aluminum block heatsink on top of the GPU core.

ASUS Introduces Radeon RX 550 4GB and 2GB Compact Graphics Cards

The ASUS RX 550 has a DVI-D port, an HDMI 2.0 port and a DisplayPort. The maximum display resolution output support maxes at 5120 x 2880. Both 2GB and 4GB versions operate at 1183 MHz core clock.

The RX 550 4GB version is listed on for £109.99 including VAT and will be available starting April 24. The RX 550 2GB version, on the other hand, can be pre-ordered for £95.99.

ASUS Introduces Radeon RX 550 4GB and 2GB Compact Graphics Cards

Radeon RX 550 Specifications

7000 MHz

ChipsetRadeon RX 550
Manufacturing Process14 nm
Core Clock1183 MHz
Boost ClockN/A
Memory Size2GB/4GB
Memory TypeGDDR5
Memory Clock1750 MHz
Memory Speed (Effective with DDR)
Memory Data Rate
Memory Bus128 Bit
Memory Bandwidth
Cooling SolutionSingle Fan (1)
Cooler DesignAsus Compact Single Fan
Fitted/Included BackplateNo
InterfacePCIe 3.0 (x16)
  • DisplayPort 1.4
  • DVI-D DL
  • HDMI 2.0b
Maximum Digital Resolution5120×2880
Maximum Analog (VGA) ResolutionN/A
Max. Concurrent Displays3 Displays
AMD CrossFire Support2-Way CrossFire
AMD Freesync SupportYes
AMD FreeSync VersionFreeSync™ 2
Microsoft DirectX Support12 API
HDR SupportYes
WidthDual Slot
Low Profile SupportN/A
Graphics Card TDP/Power
Graphics Card Power Connectors
Minimum Recommended PSU400 W
Maximum GPU Temperature
Dimensions112 x 43 x 182 mm
Package TypeRetail

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