ATI Radeon™ HD 5550 Graphics


Next Generation features for everyone

Low profile graphics card, perfect for small form factor or home theater PCs

  • The most features and functionality in its class
  • Play the latest games across 3 monitors1
  • Full support for DirectX® 112,3


AMD Eyefinity Technology

Dive into the ultimate multiple display panoramic gaming experience1

AMD Crossfire™ Technology

Harness the power of multiple GPUs for extreme, high-definition gaming and 3D image quality4

AMD PowerPlay™ Technology

Dynamically manage power efficiency and take control of your performance5


ATI Radeon™
HD 5550 GPU
Engine Clock550 MHz
Memory Clock800-900 MHz DDR3 or 900-1000 MHz GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth24.5-28.8 GB/s DDR3 or 57.6-64 GB/s GDDR5
Single Precision Compute Power352 GFLOPs
TeraScale 2 Unified Processing Architecture
  • 320 Stream Processing Units
  • 16 Texture Units
  • 32 Z/Stencil ROP Units
  • 8 Color ROP Units
Bus InterfacePCI Express 2.1 x16
  • DirectX® 11 support 
    • Shader Model 5.0
    • DirectCompute 11
    • Programmable hardware tessellation unit
    • Accelerated multi-threading
    • HDR texture compression
    • Order-independent transparency
OpenGL 3.2, 3.3 and 4.0 SupportYes
Image Quality Enhancement Technology
  • Up to 24x multi-sample and super-sample anti-aliasing modes
  • Adaptive anti-aliasing
  • 16x angle independent anisotropic texture filtering
  • 128-bit floating point HDR rendering
ATI Avivo™ HD video & display technology5
  • UVD 2 dedicated video playback accelerator
  • Advanced post-processing and scaling6
  • Dynamic contrast enhancement and color correction
  • Brighter whites processing (Blue Stretch)
  • Independent video gamma control
  • Dynamic video range control
  • Support for H.264, VC-1, MPEG-2, and Adobe Flash7
  • Dual-stream 1080p playback support8,9
  • DXVA 1.0 & 2.0 support
  • Integrated dual-link DVI output with HDCP10
    • Max resolution: 2560x160011
  • Integrated DisplayPort output
    • Max resolution: 2560x160011
  • HDMI® (With 3D, Deep Color and x.v.Color™)
    • Max resolution: 1920x120011
  • Integrated VGA output
    • Max resolution: 2048x153611
  • 3D stereoscopic display/glasses support12
Integrated HD audio controller
  • Output protected high bit rate 7.1 channel surround sound over HDMI with no additional cables required
  • Supports AC-3, AAC, Dolby TrueHD and DTS Master Audio formats
AMD Technologies

AMD Eyefinity multidisplay technology1,13

  • Three independent display controllers
    • Drive three displays simultaneously with independent resolutions, refresh rates, color controls, and video overlays
  • Display grouping
    • Combine multiple displays to behave like a single large display

ATI Stream acceleration technology

  • OpenCL support14
  • DirectCompute 11
  • Accelerated video encoding, transcoding, and upscaling2,15

    AMD CrossFireX™ multi-GPU technology4
  • Dual GPU scaling


AMD PowerPlay™ power management technology5

  • Dynamic power management with low power idle state
  • Ultra-low power state support for single and multi-board configurations

Certified drivers for Windows 7, Windows Vista, and Windows XP  



System requirements and recommendations:

  • PCI Express® based PC is required with one X16 lane graphics slot available on the motherboard
  • 400 Watt or greater power supply recommended
  • Certified power supplies are recommended.  Refer to for a list of Certified products
  • Minimum 1GB of system memory
  • Installation software requires CD-ROM drive
  • DVD playback requires DVD drive
  • Blu-ray™ playback requires Blu-ray drive