AMD Radeon RX 5700XT Review


After a long time, AMD returned to the performance segment of PC graphics with the Radeon RX 5700 series. The RX 5700 series is targeted at upper-midrange for serious gaming at resolutions of 1440p and above, or 1080p with high refresh rates. The Radeon RX 5700 and Radeon RX 5700 XT are priced ranging from $350 to $500 respectively, which puts its direct competition to NVIDIA RTX 2060 and RTX 2070, with NVIDIA responded with SUPER models of RTX 2060 Super and RTX 2070 Super. It’s been six months since launch and AMD driver has enough time to solve all issues and also, we already tested NVIDIA’s Super line so now let’s see the Radeon RX 5700XT hold up its ground or not.

AMD Radeon RX 5700XT Review

The Radeon RX 5700XT based on the new “Navi 10” silicon built on the 7-nanometer silicon fabrication process at TSMC. The Navi 10 XT chip has a die size of 251 mm² and packs 10,300 million transistors. It features 2560 shading units, 160 texture mapping units, and 64 ROPs. Unlike Vega, which used HBM2 memory, AMD has chosen 8,192 MB GDDR6 memory on the card, which is connected using a 256-bit memory interface. The Card is operating at a frequency of 1605 MHz, which can be boosted up to 1905 MHz, memory is running at 1750 MHz.


Radeon RX 5700 XT 50th Anniversary Ed. Radeon RX 5700 XT Radeon RX 5700
GPU AMD Navi 10 AMD Navi 10 AMD Navi 10
Lithography 7nm FinFET 7nm FinFET 7nm FinFET
Compute units 40 40 36
RDNA Cores 2,560 2,560 2,304
Memory bandwidth 448GB/s 448GB/s 448GB/s
Boost clock 1,980MHz 1,905MHz 1,725MHz
Game clock 1,830MHz 1,755MHz 1,625MHz
Base clock 1,680MHz 1,605MHz 1,465MHz
Transistors 10.3bn 10.3bn 10.3bn
Die size 251mm2 251mm2 251mm2
TDP 225W 225W 180W
Price $449 | £429 $399 | £380 $349 | £340