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ATI Radeon HD 4550

Graphics Processor
RV710
Cores
80
TMUs
8
ROPs
4
Memory Size
256 MB
Memory Type
DDR2
Bus Width
64 bit
The Radeon HD 4550 was an entry-level graphics card by ATI, launched in September 2008. Built on the 55 nm process, and based on the RV710 graphics processor, in its RV710 variant, the card supports DirectX 10.1. The RV710 graphics processor is a relatively small chip with a die area of only 73 mm² and 242 million transistors. It features 80 shading units, 8 texture mapping units and 4 ROPs. ATI has placed 256 MB DDR2 memory on the card, which are connected using a 64-bit memory interface. The GPU is operating at a frequency of 600 MHz, memory is running at 655 MHz.
Being a single-slot card, the ATI Radeon HD 4550 does not require any additional power connector, its power draw is rated at 25 W maximum. Display outputs include: 1x DVI, 1x HDMI, 1x DisplayPort. Radeon HD 4550 is connected to the rest of the system using a PCI-Express 2.0 x16 interface. The card measures 168 mm in length, and features a single-slot cooling solution. Its price at launch was 59 US Dollars.

Graphics Processor

GPU Name
RV710
GPU Variant
RV710
(215-0725016)
Architecture
TeraScale
Foundry
TSMC
Process Size
55 nm
Transistors
242 million
Die Size
73 mm²

Graphics Card

Release Date
Sep 30th, 2008
Generation
Radeon R600/R700
(HD 4500)
Production
End-of-life
Launch Price
59 USD
Bus Interface
PCIe 2.0 x16
Reviews
18 in our database

Relative Performance

63%
GeForce 210
81%
GeForce 9400 GT
100%
Radeon HD 4550
128%
Radeon HD 5450
150%
Radeon HD 6450
159%
GeForce GT 520
196%
GeForce GT 220
256%
GeForce GT 430
260%
Radeon HD 5570
282%
Radeon HD 4670
298%
GeForce GT 440
304%
GeForce GT 240
349%
GeForce 9600 GT
371%
Radeon HD 5670
398%
GeForce GT 640
411%
GeForce 9800 GT
428%
Radeon HD 6670
441%
Radeon HD 4830
471%
Radeon HD 4770
497%
Radeon HD 4850
508%
GeForce GTS 250
523%
GeForce GTS 450
541%
Radeon HD 5750
618%
Radeon HD 7750
623%
Radeon HD 5770
634%
GeForce GTX 260
642%
Radeon HD 4870
643%
Radeon Vega 8
650%
GeForce GTX 550 Ti
656%
GeForce GTX 650
694%
Radeon HD 5830
730%
Radeon HD 6790
742%
Radeon HD 4890
769%
GeForce GTX 460
775%
Radeon RX Vega 11
783%
GeForce GT 1030
790%
GeForce GTX 275
792%
Radeon HD 7770 GHz Edition
794%
GeForce GTX 280
809%
GeForce GTX 465
848%
Radeon HD 6850
865%
GeForce GTX 285
928%
Radeon HD 5850
945%
GeForce GTX 650 Ti
945%
Radeon HD 7790
985%
Radeon RX 550
987%
GeForce GTX 470
1022%
Radeon HD 6870
1091%
Radeon HD 5870
1125%
GeForce GTX 560 Ti
1131%
Radeon HD 4870 X2
1152%
GeForce GTX 750 Ti
1158%
Radeon HD 6950
1198%
GeForce GTX 295
1213%
GeForce GTX 650 Ti Boost
1221%
Radeon HD 7850
1242%
GeForce GTX 480
1300%
Radeon HD 6970
1325%
Radeon R7 265
1346%
Radeon RX 460
1347%
Radeon R7 370
1351%
GeForce GTX 660
1356%
GeForce GTX 570
1378%
Radeon RX 560
1464%
GeForce GTX 950
1476%
Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition
1512%
Radeon R9 270X
1531%
GeForce GTX 660 Ti
1538%
GeForce GTX 580
1550%
GeForce GTX 1050
1554%
Radeon HD 7950
1584%
Radeon HD 5970
1628%
GeForce GTX 760
1753%
GeForce GTX 670
1798%
GeForce GTX 960
1844%
Radeon R9 380
1855%
Radeon R9 285
1874%
Radeon HD 7970
1893%
GeForce GTX 680
1937%
GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
1988%
GeForce GTX 770
2034%
Radeon HD 6990
2083%
Radeon R9 280X
2112%
GeForce GTX 590
2114%
Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition
2342%
GeForce GTX 780
2425%
GeForce GTX 1650
2577%
Radeon RX 470
2612%
Radeon R9 290
2754%
Radeon RX 570
2787%
Radeon R9 390
2802%
Radeon R9 290X
2840%
GeForce GTX 970
2877%
GeForce GTX TITAN
2916%
GeForce GTX 780 Ti
2957%
Radeon R9 390X
2970%
Radeon HD 7990
2985%
Radeon RX 480
3010%
GeForce GTX 690
3171%
Radeon RX 580
3237%
GeForce GTX 980
3279%
Radeon R9 FURY
3279%
GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
3425%
Radeon RX 590
3607%
Radeon R9 295X2
3627%
GeForce GTX 1660
3669%
Radeon R9 FURY X
3731%
GeForce GTX 980 Ti
3828%
GeForce GTX TITAN X
4164%
GeForce GTX 1660 Ti
4164%
GeForce GTX 1070
4433%
Radeon RX Vega 56
4701%
GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
4835%
Radeon RX Vega 64
4903%
GeForce GTX 1080
4903%
GeForce RTX 2060
5104%
Radeon RX 5700
5507%
GeForce RTX 2060 SUPER
5709%
GeForce RTX 2070
5843%
Radeon RX 5700 XT
5910%
Radeon VII
6063%
TITAN X Pascal
6246%
GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
6313%
GeForce RTX 2070 SUPER
6716%
GeForce RTX 2080
7858%
GeForce RTX 2080 Ti
Based on TPU review data: "Performance Summary" at 1920x1080

Clock Speeds

GPU Clock
600 MHz
Memory Clock
655 MHz
1310 MHz effective

Memory

Memory Size
256 MB
Memory Type
DDR2
Memory Bus
64 bit
Bandwidth
10.48 GB/s

Render Config

Shading Units
80
TMUs
8
ROPs
4
Compute Units
1
L1 Cache
16 KB (per CU)
L2 Cache
64 KB

Theoretical Performance

Pixel Rate
2.400 GPixel/s
Texture Rate
4.800 GTexel/s
FP32 (float) performance
96.00 GFLOPS

Board Design

Slot Width
Single-slot
Length
6.63 inches
168 mm
TDP
25 W
Outputs
1x DVI
1x HDMI
1x DisplayPort
Power Connectors
None
Board Number
AB711,
B725,
B889,
B890,
B947

Graphics Features

DirectX
10.1 (10_1)
OpenGL
3.3
OpenCL
1.1
Vulkan
N/A
Shader Model
4.1

RV710 GPU Notes

Codename: Luigi
Graphics/Compute: GFX3
Display Core Engine: 3.2
Unified Video Decoder: 2.2

Retail boards based on this design (2)

Name GPU Clock Memory Clock Other Changes
Sapphire HD 4550 HyperMemory 600 MHz 800 MHz 512 MB, 1x DVI 1x VGA 1x S-Video
VisionTek HD 4550 Low Profile 600 MHz 600 MHz 512 MB, 1x DVI