AMD Radeon RX 5500 XT videocard review

Radeon RX 5500 XT videocard released by AMD; release date: 12 Dec 2019. At the time of release, the videocard cost $169. The videocard is designed for desktop, laptop-computers and based on RDNA 1.0 microarchitecture codenamed Navi 14.

Core clock speed - 1607 MHz. Boost clock speed - 1845 MHz. Texture fill rate - 162.4 GTexel/s. Pipelines - 1408. Manufacturing process technology - 7 nm. Transistors count - 6400 million. Power consumption (TDP) - 130 Watt.

Memory type: GDDR6. Maximum RAM amount - 4 GB. Memory bus width - 128 bit. Memory clock speed - 14000 MHz. Memory bandwidth - 224 GB/s.

Benchmarks

PassMark
G3D Mark
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
21634
8970
PassMark
G2D Mark
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
1086
793
Geekbench
OpenCL
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
250916
43181
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop
Face Detection
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
503.150 mPixels/s
128.272 mPixels/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop
Ocean Surface Simulation
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
5428.233 Frames/s
2024.814 Frames/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop
T-Rex
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
41.556 Frames/s
13.328 Frames/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop
Video Composition
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
251.688 Frames/s
122.834 Frames/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop
Bitcoin Mining
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
1790.000 mHash/s
714.823 mHash/s
GFXBench 4.0
Car Chase Offscreen
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
27846 Frames
11005 Frames
GFXBench 4.0
Manhattan
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
23076 Frames
2784 Frames
GFXBench 4.0
T-Rex
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
49002 Frames
3361 Frames
GFXBench 4.0
Car Chase Offscreen
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
27846.000 Fps
11005.000 Fps
GFXBench 4.0
Manhattan
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
23076.000 Fps
2784.000 Fps
GFXBench 4.0
T-Rex
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
49002.000 Fps
3361.000 Fps
3DMark Fire Strike
Graphics Score
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
17055
0
Name Value
PassMark - G3D Mark 8970
PassMark - G2D Mark 793
Geekbench - OpenCL 43181
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection 128.272 mPixels/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation 2024.814 Frames/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex 13.328 Frames/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition 122.834 Frames/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining 714.823 mHash/s
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen 11005 Frames
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan 2784 Frames
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex 3361 Frames
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen 11005.000 Fps
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan 2784.000 Fps
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex 3361.000 Fps
3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score 0

Specifications (specs)

Essentials

Architecture RDNA 1.0
Code name Navi 14
Launch date 12 Dec 2019
Launch price (MSRP) $169
Place in performance rating 115
Type Desktop, Laptop

Technical info

Boost clock speed 1845 MHz
Compute units 22
Core clock speed 1607 MHz
Manufacturing process technology 7 nm
Peak Double Precision (FP64) Performance 324.7 GFLOPS (1:16)
Peak Half Precision (FP16) Performance 10.39 TFLOPS (2:1)
Peak Single Precision (FP32) Performance 5.196 TFLOPS
Pipelines 1408
Pixel fill rate 59.04 GPixel/s
Texture fill rate 162.4 GTexel/s
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 130 Watt
Transistor count 6400 million

Video outputs and ports

Display Connectors 1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Interface PCIe 4.0 x16
Length 7.09 inches (180 mm)
Recommended system power (PSU) 450 Watt
Supplementary power connectors 1x 8-pin
Width Dual-slot

API support

DirectX 12.1
OpenCL 2.0
OpenGL 4.6
Shader Model 6.4
Vulkan

Memory

Maximum RAM amount 4 GB
Memory bandwidth 224 GB/s
Memory bus width 128 bit
Memory clock speed 14000 MHz
Memory type GDDR6

Technologies

4K H264 Decode
4K H264 Encode
H265/HEVC Decode
H265/HEVC Encode
HDMI 4K Support