10 Aug 2021 - Graphics card reviewed
Based on current gaming requirements the Radeon RX 550 4GB is considered one of the weakest cards and wont meet modern AAA game specs.
DirectX 12 gaming system requirements will be met by this gpu.
This PC hardware performance game review for the Radeon RX 550 4GB graphics card, when running 2022 more popular games, lets us see what type of FPS this card gets when playing at 1080p, 1440p and 4K screen resolutions and ultra settings. The Radeon RX 550 4GB can run the recommended graphics system requirements for 129 games today, of the top 1000 most demanding.
The 1080p FPS on Ultra for the Radeon RX 550 4GB shows us that Dying Light 2 is getting a weak result of 0 FPS, and then we are seeing Star Citizen predicted to return a weak 18 FPS while another game on our list is the Resident Evil 8 which is getting 0 frames per second at Ultra 1080p.
One of the growing popular screen resolutions for PC gaming is the wider 1440p. So we wanted to see how well the Radeon RX 550 4GB performed at 1440p by taking a look at some of the current popular games. First we looked at Star Citizen and predict it will deliver weak frames per second across the following graphics settings - Low: 35 FPS, Medium: 28 FPS, High: 19 FPS and Ultra: 13 FPS. We then checked the performance on Resident Evil 8 to see if that runs well. It was weak with a 0 FPS at Ultra 1440p. Getting popular modern games to run at 1440p on the Radeon RX 550 4GB is the wrong choice for PC gaming.How many years will the Radeon RX 550 4GB graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon RX 550 4GB in your PC?
Its time to start researching your next graphics card upgrade as the Radeon RX 550 4GB is failing to meet modern day gaming system requirements. A gpu AAA lifespan of around 6-12 months. Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Radeon RX 550 4GB?
A good upgrade choice for this graphics card today would be the RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5500 XT 8GB
. For comparison of the 1000 most demanding games around today this suggested upgrade is 79% better and can meet 725 of their recommended requirements. Alternatively if you are thinking of upgrading this graphics card then we would currently suggest the RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5300
. This PC hardware upgrade performs 43% better and can run 304 of today’s 1000 most demanding PC games.