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Gigabyte Radeon RX 550 OC

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MSI GeForce GTX 770 Lightning

Gigabyte Radeon RX 550 OC
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Gigabyte Radeon RX 550 OC vs MSI GeForce GTX 770 Lightning

Gigabyte Radeon RX 550 OC
MSI GeForce GTX 770 Lightning
Gigabyte Radeon RX 550 OC
MSI GeForce GTX 770 Lightning

Why is Gigabyte Radeon RX 550 OC better than MSI GeForce GTX 770 Lightning?

  • 165W lower TDP
    65Wvs230W
  • 14nm smaller semiconductor size
    14nmvs28nm
  • 89mm narrower
    191mmvs280mm

Why is MSI GeForce GTX 770 Lightning better than Gigabyte Radeon RX 550 OC?

  • 50MHz faster GPU clock speed
    1150MHzvs1100MHz
  • 2.3TFLOPS higher floating-point performance
    3.53TFLOPSvs1.235TFLOPS
  • 17.5GPixel/s higher pixel rate
    36.8GPixel/svs19.3GPixel/s
  • 12MHz higher effective memory clock speed
    7012MHzvs7000MHz
  • 3MHz faster memory clock speed
    1753MHzvs1750MHz
  • 112GB/s more memory bandwidth
    224GB/svs112GB/s
  • 1024 more shading units
    1536vs512
  • 108.4GTexels/s higher texture rate
    147GTexels/svs38.6GTexels/s

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General info

1.thermal design power (TDP)

65W

230W

The thermal design power (TDP) is the maximum amount of power the cooling system needs to dissipate. A lower TDP typically means that it consumes less power.

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18W

2.semiconductor size

14nm

28nm

A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.

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1nm

3.PCI Express (PCIe) version

3

3

PCI Express (PCIe) is a high speed expansion card standard, that connects the computer to it's peripherals. Newer versions can support more bandwidth and deliver better performance.

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4.height

111mm

111mm

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68mm

5.width

191mm

280mm

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115mm

6.Is dual-GPU
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The graphics card contains two graphics processing units (GPUs). This generally results in better performance than a similar, single-GPU graphics card.

For example

Gigabyte GeForce Aorus RTX 2080 Ti

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Performance

1.pixel rate

19.3GPixel/s

36.8GPixel/s

The number of pixels that can be rendered to the screen every second.

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208.4GPixel/s

2.GPU clock speed

1100MHz

1150MHz

The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed.

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1784MHz

3.GPU memory speed

1750MHz

1753MHz

The memory clock speed is one aspect that determines the memory bandwidth.

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5505MHz

4.texture rate

38.6GTexels/s

147GTexels/s

The number of textured pixels that can be rendered to the screen every second.

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521GTexels/s

5.floating-point performance

1.24TFLOPS

3.53TFLOPS

Floating-point performance is a measurement of the raw processing power of the GPU.

Best

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110TFLOPS

6.shading units

512

1536

Shading units (or stream processors) are small processors within the graphics card that are responsible for processing different aspects of the image.

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51232

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Memory

1.maximum memory bandwidth

112GB/s

224GB/s

This is the maximum rate that data can be read from or stored into memory.

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2242GB/s

2.effective memory speed

7000MHz

7012MHz

The effective memory clock speed is calculated from the size and data rate of the memory. Higher clock speeds can give increased performance in games and other applications.

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14400MHz

3.memory bus width

128bit

256bit

A wider bus width means that it can carry more data per cycle. It is an important factor of memory performance, and therefore the general performance of the graphics card.

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8192bit

4.RAM

2GB

2GB

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32.77GB

5.version of GDDR memory

5

5

Newer versions of GDDR memory offer improvements such as higher transfer rates that give increased performance.

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6

6.Supports ECC memory
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MSI GeForce GTX 770 Lightning

Error-correcting code memory can detect and correct data corruption. It is used when is it essential to avoid corruption, such as scientific computing or when running a server.

For example

Gigabyte Aorus GeForce RTX 2080 Xtreme 8GB

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Ports

1.has a HDMI output
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MSI GeForce GTX 770 Lightning

Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.

2.DisplayPort outputs

1

1

Allows you to connect to a display using DisplayPort.

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4

3.DVI outputs

1

2

Allows you to connect to a display using DVI.

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10

4.mini DisplayPort outputs

0

0

Allows you to connect to a display using mini-DisplayPort.

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6

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Features

1.OpenGL version

4.5

4.3

OpenGL is used in games, with newer versions supporting better graphics.

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12

2.DirectX version

12

11

DirectX is used in games, with newer versions supporting better graphics.

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12.1

3.OpenCL version

2.2

1.1

Some applications use OpenCL to utilise the power of the graphics processing unit (GPU) for non-graphical computing. Newer versions introduce more functionality and better performance.

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4.5

4.Supports 4K resolution
Gigabyte Radeon RX 550 OC
MSI GeForce GTX 770 Lightning

Allows you to view in ultra-high definition.

5.Supports multi-display technology
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MSI GeForce GTX 770 Lightning

The graphics card supports multi-display technology. This allows you to configure multiple monitors in order to create a more immersive gaming experience, such as having a wider field of view.

6.Supports 3D
Gigabyte Radeon RX 550 OC
MSI GeForce GTX 770 Lightning

Allows you to view in 3D (if you have a 3D display and glasses).

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