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
21537
8948
PassMark
G2D Mark
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
1086
802
Geekbench
OpenCL
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
237214
45273
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop
Face Detection
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
562.775 mPixels/s
128.408 mPixels/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop
Ocean Surface Simulation
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
5451.006 Frames/s
2030.290 Frames/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop
T-Rex
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
41.461 Frames/s
13.331 Frames/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop
Video Composition
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
254.085 Frames/s
122.861 Frames/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop
Bitcoin Mining
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
1964.377 mHash/s
727.855 mHash/s
GFXBench 4.0
Car Chase Offscreen
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
27846 Frames
11081 Frames
GFXBench 4.0
Manhattan
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
21281 Frames
3672 Frames
GFXBench 4.0
T-Rex
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
48700 Frames
3359 Frames
GFXBench 4.0
Car Chase Offscreen
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
27846.000 Fps
11081.000 Fps
GFXBench 4.0
Manhattan
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
21281.000 Fps
3672.000 Fps
GFXBench 4.0
T-Rex
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
48700.000 Fps
3359.000 Fps
3DMark Fire Strike
Graphics Score
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
17055
4823
Name Value
PassMark - G3D Mark 8948
PassMark - G2D Mark 802
Geekbench - OpenCL 45273
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection 128.408 mPixels/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation 2030.290 Frames/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex 13.331 Frames/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition 122.861 Frames/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining 727.855 mHash/s
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen 11081 Frames
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan 3672 Frames
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex 3359 Frames
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen 11081.000 Fps
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan 3672.000 Fps
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex 3359.000 Fps
3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score 4823

Specifications (specs)

Essentials

Architecture RDNA 1.0
Code name Navi 14
Launch date 12 Dec 2019
Launch price (MSRP) $169
Place in performance rating 106
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