AMD Radeon RX 5500M: specs and benchmarks

AMD Radeon RX 5500M

Summary

AMD started Radeon RX 5500M sales 7 October 2019. This is RDNA 1.0 architecture notebook card based on 7 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at gamers. 4 GB of GDDR6 memory clocked at 14 GHz are supplied, and together with 128 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 224.0 GB/s.

Compatibility-wise, this is card attached via PCIe 4.0 x8 interface. Power consumption is at 85 Watt.

It provides poor gaming and benchmark performance at 21.60 percent of a leader's which is NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti.

General info

Of Radeon RX 5500M's architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
RDNA 1.0
 
Code name
Navi 14
 
Type
Laptop
 
Release date
7 October 2019
 

Technical specs

Radeon RX 5500M's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of Radeon RX 5500M's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
1408
 
Core clock speed
1327 MHz
 
Boost Clock
1645 MHz
 
Transistor count
6,400 million
 
Manufacturing process technology
7 nm
 
Power consumption (TDP)
85 Watt
 
of 900 (Tesla S2050)
Texture fill rate
144.8
 

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon RX 5500M's compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. For notebook video cards it's notebook size, connection slot and bus, if the video card is inserted into a slot instead of being soldered to the notebook motherboard.
Laptop size
medium sized
 
Interface
PCIe 4.0 x8
 
Supplementary power connectors
None
 

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Radeon RX 5500M: 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 type
GDDR6
 
Maximum RAM amount
4 GB
 
of 8192 (Radeon RX 480)
Memory bus width
128 Bit
 
of 4096 (Radeon R9 Fury)
Memory clock speed
14000 MHz
 
Memory bandwidth
224.0 GB/s
 
of 1024 (Radeon VII)
Shared memory
-
 

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon RX 5500M. 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 Connectors
No outputs
 

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by Radeon RX 5500M. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
HDMI 2.0b
+
 

API support

APIs supported by Radeon RX 5500M, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12 (12_1)
 
OpenGL
4.6
 

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon RX 5500M. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

21.60

3DMark Ice Storm GPU

210925

3DMark Cloud Gate GPU

49056

3DMark Fire Strike Score

10890

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

12276

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

16613

Passmark

4687

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Radeon RX 5500M is for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS. Comparisons with system requirements are included, but remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

NVIDIA equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Radeon RX 5500M from NVIDIA is GeForce GTX 765M SLI, which is nearly equal in speed and lower by 1 position in our rating.

User rating

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