AMD Radeon RX 5600 XT vs AMD Radeon R9 390 X2

Comparative analysis of AMD Radeon RX 5600 XT and AMD Radeon R9 390 X2 videocards for all known characteristics in the following categories: Essentials, Technical info, Video outputs and ports, Compatibility, dimensions and requirements, API support, Memory. Benchmark videocards performance analysis: PassMark - G3D Mark, PassMark - G2D Mark, Geekbench - OpenCL, CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s), CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s), CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s), CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s), GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames), GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames), GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames), GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps), GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps), GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps).

 

Differences

Reasons to consider the AMD Radeon RX 5600 XT

  • Videocard is newer: launch date 4 year(s) 4 month(s) later
  • Around 13% higher core clock speed: 1130 MHz vs 1000 MHz
  • 104x more texture fill rate: 224.6 GTexel/s vs 2x 160.0 GTexel / s billion / sec
  • A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running videocard: 7 nm vs 28 nm
  • 3.9x lower typical power consumption: 150 Watt vs 580 Watt
Launch date 21 Jan 2020 vs 3 September 2015
Core clock speed 1130 MHz vs 1000 MHz
Texture fill rate 224.6 GTexel/s vs 2x 160.0 GTexel / s billion / sec
Manufacturing process technology 7 nm vs 28 nm
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 150 Watt vs 580 Watt

Reasons to consider the AMD Radeon R9 390 X2

  • 2.2x more pipelines: 2x 2560 vs 2304
  • 2.7x more maximum memory size: 2x 8 GB vs 6 GB
  • 3.6x more memory clock speed: 5400 MHz vs 1500 MHz (12000 MHz effective)
  • Around 6% better performance in CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s): 21.128 vs 19.981
Specifications (specs)
Pipelines 2x 2560 vs 2304
Maximum memory size 2x 8 GB vs 6 GB
Memory clock speed 5400 MHz vs 1500 MHz (12000 MHz effective)
Benchmarks
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s) 21.128 vs 19.981

Compare benchmarks

GPU 1: AMD Radeon RX 5600 XT
GPU 2: AMD Radeon R9 390 X2

CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s)
GPU 1
GPU 2
19.981
21.128
Name AMD Radeon RX 5600 XT AMD Radeon R9 390 X2
PassMark - G3D Mark 11919
PassMark - G2D Mark 703
Geekbench - OpenCL 58870
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s) 201.527
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s) 19.981 21.128
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s) 148.384
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s) 1018.396
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames) 10209
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames) 3570
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames) 2853
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps) 10209
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps) 3570
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps) 2853

Compare specifications (specs)

AMD Radeon RX 5600 XT AMD Radeon R9 390 X2

Essentials

Architecture RDNA 1.0 GCN 2.0
Code name Navi 10 XLE Grenada
Launch date 21 Jan 2020 3 September 2015
Launch price (MSRP) $279 $1,399
Place in performance rating 61 13
Type Desktop, Laptop Desktop

Technical info

Boost clock speed 1560 MHz
Compute units 36
Core clock speed 1130 MHz 1000 MHz
Manufacturing process technology 7 nm 28 nm
Peak Double Precision (FP64) Performance 449.3 GFLOPS
Peak Half Precision (FP16) Performance 14.38 TFLOPS
Peak Single Precision (FP32) Performance 7.188 TFLOPS
Pipelines 2304 2x 2560
Pixel fill rate 99.84 GPixel/s
Texture fill rate 224.6 GTexel/s 2x 160.0 GTexel / s billion / sec
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 150 Watt 580 Watt
Transistor count 10300 million 6,200 million
Floating-point performance 2x 5,120 gflops

Video outputs and ports

Display Connectors 1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort 2x DVI, 1x HDMI, 1x DisplayPort
DisplayPort count 3
DisplayPort support
HDMI

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Interface PCIe 4.0 x16 PCIe 3.0 x16
Length 10.5 inches (267 mm)
Recommended system power (PSU) 350 Watt
Supplementary power connectors 1x 8-pin 4x 8-pin
Width Dual-slot

API support

DirectX 12 12.0 (12_0)
OpenCL 2.0
OpenGL 4.6 4.5
Shader Model 6.5
Vulkan

Memory

Maximum RAM amount 6 GB 2x 8 GB
Memory bandwidth 288.0 GB/s 2x 345.6 GB / s
Memory bus width 192 bit 2x 512 Bit
Memory clock speed 1500 MHz (12000 MHz effective) 5400 MHz
Memory type GDDR6 GDDR5