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AMD’s upcoming HD 4550 detailed, to rival 9400 GT

Posted September 11, 2008 by admin in News

There are two versions of ATI HD 4550, 512MB and 256MB versions. Both version have a reference board, 512MB is a full height card and 256MB is a low profile. 512MB version have DVI/HDMI/DP output, and 256MB supports DVI/S-Video/D-Sub output. Both versions are running on 600/800MHz(Core/memory).

Basically speaking, RV710 is a shrinked RV730, only two SIMD (single instruction multiple date) array, each of them have one texture unit. Inside each texture unit there are 4 Texture Address Unit, and 4 Texture Filter Unit. So in RV710 there are totally 8 TA and 8 TF units. Also there is only one Render Back End and memory bandwidth is lower to 64bit.

The price of Radeon HD 4550 512MB is about 49-59USD, and 256MB version is around 39-49USD.The rival of RV710 will be NVIDIA?s 9400GT.


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