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AMD Radeon HD 6550M

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How well can the Radeon HD 6550M run games
Based on current gaming requirements the Radeon HD 6550M is considered one of the weakest cards and wont meet modern AAA game specs.

This card meets game requirements up to DirectX 11.

This low performing GPU is unable to play any of the most demanding games available today.

How many years will the Radeon HD 6550M graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon HD 6550M in your PC? Its upgrade time for the Radeon HD 6550M, assuming you are a modern day gamer.

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The Radeon HD 6550M was released on the 26 Nov 2010
AMD PC game performance check Radeon HD 6550M
GPU
Architecture
Terascale 2 Capilano PRO
Process
40nm
TMUs
20
Texture Rate
12 GTexel/s
ROPs
8
Pixel Rate
5 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units
400
Driver Support
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Compatibility
Direct X
DX 11.0
Shader
5.0
Open GL
4.3
Resolution (WxH)
2560x1600
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Memory
1024 MB
Memory Speed
800 MHz
Memory Bus
128 Bit
Memory Type
DDR3
Memory Bandwidth
25.6GB/sec
L2 Cache
256KB
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
600 MHz
Power
Max Power
26 Watts
Recommended Hardware
Best CPU Match
Best RAM Match
4 GB
Best Resolution
1366 x 768
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Radeon HD 6550M Game Requirement Analysis

Radeon HD 6550M is a middle-class GPU based on the 40nm Terrascale 2 architecture.
It's based on the Redwood Core (therefore related to Radeon HD 5670) and offers 400 Shader Processing Units, 20 TMUs and 8 ROPs on a 128-bit memory interface of standard DDR3. Its central clock runs at 600MHz and the memory clock operates at 800MHz.
Therefore, it's a renamed Mobility HD 5650 and it should perform better than Radeon HD 6630M.
Using a 720p resolution, almost all of today's games are only playable at medium settings but with very fluent frame rates (40+).


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Radeon HD 6550M vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
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