AMD offers a wide variety of consumer graphics card options, satisfying an equally wide variety of needs. The Radeon™ RX 570 and Radeon™ RX 580 provide the pinnacle of gaming performance, while the Radeon™ RX 550 and 560 deliver outstanding and efficient performance at aggressive price points.
The Radeon™ RX 550 and Radeon™ RX 560 cater to a market looking for an ultra-competitively priced performance card that is optimized for eSports and AAA gaming, enables seamless video and photo editing and is compatible with the latest display technologies.
The entire Radeon™ RX 500 Series is engineered with a refined version of our powerful, future-ready "Polaris" architecture. That means built-in support for next-generation display advancements, allowing consumers from all price segments to enjoy features that bring pixels to life, including Radeon FreeSync™ 2,1 HDMI™ 4K60, and Display Port 1.4 HBR3/HDR.2
Radeon™ RX 550: Rich Graphics in New, Ultra-Thin, and Compact Platforms
AMD's Radeon™ RX 550 series graphics serve a dual role, ideal for creators like photographers and video editors, and ideal for consumers who want to step into smooth PC gaming.
Compared to integrated graphics, the Radeon™ RX 550 takes visuals to stunning new levels: incredible gaming performance, and packed with features that enable the next generation of displays boasting beautiful High Dynamic Range (HDR)3 content and ultra-smooth Radeon FreeSync™ 2 gaming. The Radeon RX 550 supports HDR's wide color gamut for vibrant colors and built-in technology designed to accelerate editing, processing, and creative work done on video and image editing software – this graphics card is a content creator's dream.
The smooth and vibrant visuals, industry-leading innovation and powerful performance also make this card ideal for gamers. The Radeon™ RX 550 is compatible with a new generation of monitors that would make any gamer excited: 1080p at 240Hz, 1440p at 240Hz, 4K at 120 Hz - even 1440p ultra-wide at 190Hz. It delivers fantastic esports gaming at 1080p, and with free Radeon ReLive software, gamers can effortlessly capture their favorite moments as well as stream them live to leading streaming platforms.
The Radeon™ RX 550 packs performance and rich graphics typically found in a more expensive GPU, enabling users of all budgets to enjoy rich graphical experiences.
Radeon™ RX 560 AAA Gaming Optimizations: Ready, Set, Compete!
The Radeon™ RX 560 caters to esport and HD gamers who want a smooth, efficient, and seamless experience at 1080p.
As the eSports market continues to grow, the demand for graphics performance that gives competitive gamers an edge – high framerates with low lag -- grows with it.
Featuring support for software such as DirectX® 12 and Vulkan™, the Radeon™ RX 560 is designed to maximize performance and eliminate interruptions for both competitive gamers and gamers looking for immersive experiences at 1080p.
The Radeon™ RX 560 fills this niche by offering future-ready Polaris architecture which runs game titles at 1080p comfortably.
Radeon™ RX 550 and Radeon™ RX 560: Enjoy Gaming At Its Best
Both the Radeon™ RX 550 and Radeon™ RX 560 graphics cards come with features built for gamers, content consumers, and content creators. Optimized for streaming, recording, and sharing gameplay, AMD's Polaris-based GPUs ship ready to encode and decode at up to 4K 60fps using H.265 right out of the box.4
Additionally, the 4th Generation Graphics Core Next (GCN) architecture, featuring Asynchronous Shaders and an enhanced geometry engine, brings smooth and immersive gameplay.
Whether your target audience is looking to consume or create media, or game competitively, the Radeon™ RX 550 and Radeon™ RX 560 are powerful options that remove the limits on consumer ambitions.
Additional hardware (e.g. Blu-ray drive, 4K monitor, TV tuner, wirelessly enabled HDTV) and/or software (e.g. multimedia applications) are required for the full enablement of some features. HD Video display requires an HD video source. Not all features may be supported on all components or systems - check with your component or system manufacturer for specific model capabilities and supported technologies.
- FreeSync 2 does not require HDR capable monitors; driver can set monitor in native mode when FreeSync 2 supported HDR content is detected. Otherwise, HDR content requires that the system be configured with a fully HDR-ready content chain, including: graphics card, graphics driver and application. Video content must be graded in HDR and viewed with an HDR-ready player. Windowed mode content requires operating system support. GD-105
- Product is based on the DisplayPort 1.4 Specification published February 23, 2016, and is expected to pass VESA's compliance testing process when available. GD-110
- HDR content requires that the system be configured with a fully HDR-ready content chain, including: graphics card, monitor/TV, graphics driver and application. Video content must be graded in HDR and viewed with an HDR-ready player. Windowed mode content requires operating system support. GD-96
- HEVC acceleration is subject to inclusion/installation of compatible HEVC players. GD-81