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The tested video card

The Gigabyte Radeon RX 550 is 7.5 inches (190 mm) long and uses two slots. It has two 80 mm fans.

In Figure 2, you see the video connectors of the Radeon RX 550. It brings a DisplayPort 1.4, an HDMI 2.0b, and DVI-D connectors.

Gigabyte Radeon RX 550Figure 2: Video connectors

In Figure 3, you see the top of the card. Notice that there is no auxiliary power connector.

Gigabyte Radeon RX 550Figure 3: Top view

Figure 4 shows the soldered side of the Radeon RX 550. There are no memory chips on this side.

Gigabyte Radeon RX 550Figure 4: Soldered side

Figure 5 unveils the Gigabyte Radeon RX 550 with the cooler removed. It is a simple aluminum cooler, that keeps contact only with the GPU chip. The card has four memory chips.

Gigabyte Radeon RX 550Figure 5: The Radeon RX 550 with the cooler removed

In Figure 6 you see the Lexa chip, manufactured under 14 technology.

Gigabyte Radeon RX 550Figure 6: The Lexa chip

Figure 7 shows one of the memory chips present on the Radeon RX 550. It is an Elpida/Micron W4032BABG-70-F chip, with 4 Gib (512 MiB) capacity and 3.5 GHz nominal maximum clock.

Figure 7: Memory chip