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AMD Radeon E9550 MXM

Graphics Processor
Ellesmere
Cores
2304
TMUs
144
ROPs
32
Memory Size
8 GB
Memory Type
GDDR5
Bus Width
256 bit
The Radeon E9550 MXM is a mobile graphics chip by AMD, launched in September 2016. Built on the 14 nm process, and based on the Ellesmere graphics processor, in its Ellesmere XT variant, the chip supports DirectX 12. This ensures that all modern games will run on Radeon E9550 MXM. The Ellesmere graphics processor is an average sized chip with a die area of 232 mm² and 5,700 million transistors. It features 2304 shading units, 144 texture mapping units, and 32 ROPs. AMD has paired 8 GB GDDR5 memory with the Radeon E9550 MXM, which are connected using a 256-bit memory interface. The GPU is operating at a frequency of 1120 MHz, which can be boosted up to 1266 MHz, memory is running at 1250 MHz (5 Gbps effective).
Being a mxm module card, the AMD Radeon E9550 MXM does not require any additional power connector, its power draw is rated at 95 W maximum. Display outputs include: 1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort.

Graphics Processor

GPU Name
Ellesmere
GPU Variant
Ellesmere XT
Architecture
GCN 4.0
Foundry
GlobalFoundries
Process Size
14 nm
Transistors
5,700 million
Die Size
232 mm²

Mobile Graphics

Release Date
Sep 27th, 2016
Generation
Embedded
(9000)
Production
Active
Bus Interface
MXM-B (3.0)

Relative Performance

2%
GeForce 210
3%
GeForce 9400 GT
4%
Radeon HD 4550
5%
Radeon HD 5450
5%
Radeon HD 6450
6%
GeForce GT 520
7%
GeForce GT 220
9%
GeForce GT 430
9%
Radeon HD 5570
10%
Radeon HD 4670
11%
GeForce GT 440
11%
GeForce GT 240
12%
GeForce 9600 GT
13%
Radeon HD 5670
14%
GeForce GT 640
15%
GeForce 9800 GT
15%
Radeon HD 6670
16%
Radeon HD 4830
17%
Radeon HD 4770
18%
Radeon HD 4850
18%
GeForce GTS 250
19%
GeForce GTS 450
19%
Radeon HD 5750
22%
Radeon HD 7750
22%
Radeon HD 5770
23%
GeForce GTX 260
23%
Radeon HD 4870
23%
Radeon Vega 8
23%
GeForce GTX 550 Ti
23%
GeForce GTX 650
25%
Radeon HD 5830
26%
Radeon HD 6790
26%
Radeon HD 4890
27%
GeForce GTX 460
28%
Radeon RX Vega 11
28%
GeForce GT 1030
28%
GeForce GTX 275
28%
Radeon HD 7770 GHz Edition
28%
GeForce GTX 280
29%
GeForce GTX 465
30%
Radeon HD 6850
31%
GeForce GTX 285
33%
Radeon HD 5850
34%
Radeon HD 7790
34%
GeForce GTX 650 Ti
35%
Radeon RX 550
35%
GeForce GTX 470
36%
Radeon HD 6870
39%
Radeon HD 5870
40%
GeForce GTX 560 Ti
40%
Radeon HD 4870 X2
41%
GeForce GTX 750 Ti
41%
Radeon HD 6950
43%
GeForce GTX 295
43%
GeForce GTX 650 Ti Boost
44%
Radeon HD 7850
44%
GeForce GTX 480
46%
Radeon HD 6970
47%
Radeon R7 265
48%
Radeon RX 460
48%
Radeon R7 370
48%
GeForce GTX 660
48%
GeForce GTX 570
49%
Radeon RX 560
52%
GeForce GTX 950
53%
Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition
54%
Radeon R9 270X
55%
GeForce GTX 660 Ti
55%
GeForce GTX 580
55%
GeForce GTX 1050
55%
Radeon HD 7950
56%
Radeon HD 5970
58%
GeForce GTX 760
62%
GeForce GTX 670
64%
GeForce GTX 960
66%
Radeon R9 380
66%
Radeon R9 285
67%
Radeon HD 7970
67%
GeForce GTX 680
69%
GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
71%
GeForce GTX 770
72%
Radeon HD 6990
74%
Radeon R9 280X
75%
GeForce GTX 590
75%
Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition
83%
GeForce GTX 780
86%
GeForce GTX 1650
92%
Radeon RX 470
93%
Radeon R9 290
98%
Radeon RX 570
99%
Radeon R9 390
100%
Radeon R9 290X
100%
Radeon E9550 MXM
101%
GeForce GTX 970
103%
GeForce GTX TITAN
104%
GeForce GTX 780 Ti
105%
Radeon R9 390X
106%
Radeon HD 7990
106%
Radeon RX 480
107%
GeForce GTX 690
110%
GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
112%
Radeon RX 5500 OEM
113%
Radeon RX 580
114%
Radeon RX 5500 XT
115%
GeForce GTX 980
116%
GeForce GTX 1650 SUPER
117%
Radeon R9 FURY
122%
Radeon RX 590
129%
Radeon R9 295X2
129%
GeForce GTX 1660
131%
Radeon R9 FURY X
133%
GeForce GTX 980 Ti
136%
GeForce GTX TITAN X
145%
GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
148%
GeForce GTX 1660 Ti
148%
GeForce GTX 1070
158%
Radeon RX Vega 56
168%
GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
170%
Radeon RX 5600 XT
172%
Radeon RX Vega 64
175%
GeForce RTX 2060
175%
GeForce GTX 1080
182%
Radeon RX 5700
196%
GeForce RTX 2060 SUPER
203%
GeForce RTX 2070
207%
GeForce RTX 3060
208%
Radeon RX 5700 XT
211%
Radeon VII
216%
TITAN X Pascal
223%
GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
225%
GeForce RTX 2070 SUPER
239%
GeForce RTX 2080
254%
GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER
257%
GeForce RTX 3060 Ti
280%
GeForce RTX 2080 Ti
283%
GeForce RTX 3070
305%
Radeon RX 6800
350%
Radeon RX 6800 XT
370%
GeForce RTX 3080
377%
Radeon RX 6900 XT
407%
GeForce RTX 3090
Based on TPU review data: "Performance Summary" at 1920x1080, 4K for 2080 Ti and faster.
Performance estimated based on architecture, shader count and clocks.

Clock Speeds

Base Clock
1120 MHz
Boost Clock
1266 MHz
Memory Clock
1250 MHz
5 Gbps effective

Memory

Memory Size
8 GB
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bus
256 bit
Bandwidth
160.0 GB/s

Render Config

Shading Units
2304
TMUs
144
ROPs
32
Compute Units
36
L1 Cache
16 KB (per CU)
L2 Cache
2 MB

Theoretical Performance

Pixel Rate
40.51 GPixel/s
Texture Rate
182.3 GTexel/s
FP16 (half) performance
5.834 TFLOPS (1:1)
FP32 (float) performance
5.834 TFLOPS
FP64 (double) performance
364.6 GFLOPS (1:16)

Board Design

Slot Width
MXM Module
TDP
95 W
Outputs
1x HDMI
3x DisplayPort
Power Connectors
None

Graphics Features

DirectX
12 (12_0)
OpenGL
4.6
OpenCL
2.1
Vulkan
1.2
Shader Model
6.4

Ellesmere GPU Notes

Architecture Codename: Arctic Islands
Codename: Polaris 10
Old Codename: Cozumel / Hawaii Refresh
CLRX Version: GCN 1.2
Graphics/Compute: GFX8 (gfx803)
Display Core Engine: 11.2
Unified Video Decoder: 6.3
Video Compression Engine: 3.4