AMD Radeon Pro 5500 XT: specs and benchmarks

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AMD Radeon Pro 5500 XT
Radeon Pro 5500 XT
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  • Interface PCIe 4.0 x8
  • Core clock speed
  • Max video memory 8 GB
  • Memory type GDDR6
  • Memory clock speed 14 Gbps
  • Maximum resolution
Year of release 2020
Performance 28.08

Summary

AMD started Radeon Pro 5500 XT sales 4 August 2020. This is RDNA 1.0 architecture desktop card based on 7 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at designers. 8 GB of GDDR6 memory clocked at 14 GB/s are supplied, and together with 128 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 224.0 GB/s.

Compatibility-wise, this is an integrated video card. No additional power connector is required, and power consumption is at 125 Watt.

It provides good gaming and benchmark performance at

28.08%

of a leader's which is NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090 Ti.

General info

Of Radeon Pro 5500 XT's architecture, market segment and release date.

Place in performance rating178
Value for money2.55
ArchitectureRDNA 1.0 (2019−2020)
GPU code nameNavi 14
Market segmentWorkstation
Release date4 August 2020 (2 years ago)
Current price$2499 of 49999 (A100 SXM4)
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Technical specs

Radeon Pro 5500 XT's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU base clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of Radeon Pro 5500 XT's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.

Pipelines / CUDA cores1536of 18432 (AD102)
Boost clock speed1757 MHzof 2903 (Radeon Pro W6600)
Number of transistors6,400 millionof 14400 (GeForce GTX 1080 SLI Mobile)
Manufacturing process technology7 nmof 4 (GeForce RTX 4080 Ti)
Thermal design power (TDP)125 Wattof 900 (Tesla S2050)
Texture fill rate168.7of 939.8 (H100 SXM5)

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon Pro 5500 XT's compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. For desktop video cards it's interface and bus (motherboard compatibility), additional power connectors (power supply compatibility).

InterfacePCIe 4.0 x8
WidthIGP
Supplementary power connectorsNone

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Radeon Pro 5500 XT: its type, size, bus, clock and resulting bandwidth. Note that GPUs integrated into processors don't have dedicated memory and use a shared part of system RAM.

Memory typeGDDR6
Maximum RAM amount8 GBof 128 (Radeon Instinct MI250X)
Memory bus width128 Bitof 8192 (Radeon Instinct MI250X)
Memory clock speed14 GB/sof 21000 (GeForce RTX 3090 Ti)
Memory bandwidth224.0 GB/sof 14400 (Radeon R7 M260)

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon Pro 5500 XT. As a rule, this section is relevant only for desktop reference video cards, since for notebook ones the availability of certain video outputs depends on the laptop model.

Display ConnectorsNo outputs

API support

APIs supported by Radeon Pro 5500 XT, sometimes including their particular versions.

DirectX12 (12_1)
Shader Model6.5
OpenGL4.6
OpenCL2.0
Vulkan1.2

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmark performance of Radeon Pro 5500 XT. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.


Overall score

This is our combined benchmark performance rating. We are regularly improving our combining algorithms, but if you find some perceived inconsistencies, feel free to speak up in comments section, we usually fix problems quickly.

Pro 5500 XT 28.08
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Passmark

This is probably the most ubiquitous benchmark, part of Passmark PerformanceTest suite. It gives the graphics card a thorough evaluation under various load, providing four separate benchmarks for Direct3D versions 9, 10, 11 and 12 (the last being done in 4K resolution if possible), and few more tests engaging DirectCompute capabilities.

Benchmark coverage: 26%

Pro 5500 XT 8298

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Radeon Pro 5500 XT is for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in frames per second. Comparisons with game system requirements are included, but remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect reality inaccurately.

Average FPS

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Relative perfomance

Overall Radeon Pro 5500 XT performance compared to nearest competitors among server video cards.


NVIDIA equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Radeon Pro 5500 XT from NVIDIA is Quadro K6000, which is slower by 2% and lower by 4 positions in our rating.

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