Radeon RX 5700: specs and benchmarks

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Aggregate performance score

Radeon RX 5700 provides good gaming and benchmark performance at 37.49% of a leader's which is GeForce RTX 4090.

Summary

AMD started Radeon RX 5700 sales 7 July 2019 at a recommended price of $349 . This is a desktop graphics card based on a Navi / RDNA architecture and made with 7 nm manufacturing process. It is primarily aimed at gamer market. 8 GB of GDDR6 memory clocked at 14 GHz are supplied, and together with 256 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 448.0 GB/s.

Compatibility-wise, this is dual-slot card attached via PCIe 4.0 x16 interface. Its manufacturer default version has a length of 268 mm. One 6-pin and one 8-pin connectors are required, and power consumption is at 180 Watt.

Primary details

Some basic facts about Radeon RX 5700: architecture, market segment, release date etc.

Place in performance ranking115
Place by popularitynot in top-100
Cost-effectiveness evaluation80.01
ArchitectureNavi / RDNA (2019−2020)
GPU code nameNavi 10
Market segmentDesktop
Release date7 July 2019 (4 years ago)
Launch price (MSRP)$349
Current price$116 (0.3x MSRP)of 168889 (A100 PCIe 80 GB)

Cost-effectiveness evaluation

Performance to price ratio. The higher, the better.

Detailed specifications

Radeon RX 5700's specs such as number of shaders, GPU base clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of Radeon RX 5700's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.

Pipelines / CUDA cores2304of 20480 (Data Center GPU Max NEXT)
Core clock speed1465 MHzof 2610 (Radeon RX 6500 XT)
Boost clock speed1725 MHzof 3599 (Radeon RX 7990 XTX)
Number of transistors10,300 millionof 14400 (GeForce GTX 1080 SLI Mobile)
Manufacturing process technology7 nmof 4 (H100 PCIe)
Power consumption (TDP)180 Wattof 2400 (Data Center GPU Max Subsystem)
Texture fill rate248.4of 969.9 (H100 SXM5 96 GB)

Form factor & compatibility

This section provides details about the physical dimensions of Radeon RX 5700 and its compatibility with other computer components. This information is useful when selecting a computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. For desktop graphics cards, it includes details about the interface and bus (for motherboard compatibility) and additional power connectors (for power supply compatibility).

InterfacePCIe 4.0 x16
Length268 mm
Width2-slot
Supplementary power connectors1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin

VRAM capacity and type

Parameters of memory installed on Radeon RX 5700: its type, size, bus, clock and resulting bandwidth. Note that GPUs integrated into processors have no dedicated memory and use a shared part of system RAM instead.

Memory typeGDDR6
Maximum RAM amount8 GBof 192 (Radeon Instinct MI300X)
Memory bus width256 Bitof 8192 (Radeon Instinct MI250X)
Memory clock speed14000 MHzof 23000 (GeForce RTX 4080 SUPER)
Memory bandwidth448.0 GB/sof 3276 (Aldebaran)

Connectivity and outputs

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon RX 5700. As a rule, this section is relevant only for desktop reference graphics cards, since for notebook ones the availability of certain video outputs depends on the laptop model, while non-reference desktop models can (though not necessarily will) bear a different set of video ports.

Display Connectors1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort
HDMI+

API compatibility

APIs supported by Radeon RX 5700, sometimes including their particular versions.

DirectX12 (12_1)
Shader Model6.5
OpenGL4.6
OpenCL2.0
Vulkan1.2.131

Benchmark performance

Synthetic benchmark performance of Radeon RX 5700. The combined score is measured on a 0-100 point scale.


Combined synthetic benchmark score

This is our combined benchmark performance score. 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.

RX 5700 37.49

Passmark

This is the most ubiquitous GPU benchmark, part of Passmark PerformanceTest suite. It gives the graphics card a thorough evaluation under various types of 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: 25%

RX 5700 14483

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

3DMark 11 is an obsolete DirectX 11 benchmark by Futuremark. It used four tests based on two scenes, one being few submarines exploring the submerged wreck of a sunken ship, the other is an abandoned temple deep in the jungle. All the tests are heavy with volumetric lighting and tessellation, and despite being done in 1280x720 resolution, are relatively taxing. Discontinued in January 2020, 3DMark 11 is now superseded by Time Spy.

Benchmark coverage: 17%

RX 5700 31470

3DMark Vantage Performance

3DMark Vantage is an outdated DirectX 10 benchmark using 1280x1024 screen resolution. It taxes the graphics card with two scenes, one depicting a girl escaping some militarized base located within a sea cave, the other displaying a space fleet attack on a defenseless planet. It was discontinued in April 2017, and Time Spy benchmark is now recommended to be used instead.

Benchmark coverage: 17%

RX 5700 91993

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

Fire Strike is a DirectX 11 benchmark for gaming PCs. It features two separate tests displaying a fight between a humanoid and a fiery creature made of lava. Using 1920x1080 resolution, Fire Strike shows off some realistic graphics and is quite taxing on hardware.

Benchmark coverage: 14%

RX 5700 23746

3DMark Cloud Gate GPU

Cloud Gate is an outdated DirectX 11 feature level 10 benchmark that was used for home PCs and basic notebooks. It displays a few scenes of some weird space teleportation device launching spaceships into unknown, using fixed resolution of 1280x720. Just like Ice Storm benchmark, it has been discontinued in January 2020 and replaced by 3DMark Night Raid.

Benchmark coverage: 14%

RX 5700 132911

GeekBench 5 OpenCL

Geekbench 5 is a widespread graphics card benchmark combined from 11 different test scenarios. All these scenarios rely on direct usage of GPU's processing power, no 3D rendering is involved. This variation uses OpenCL API by Khronos Group.

Benchmark coverage: 9%

RX 5700 68857

3DMark Ice Storm GPU

Ice Storm Graphics is an obsolete benchmark, part of 3DMark suite. Ice Storm was used to measure entry level laptops and Windows-based tablets performance. It utilizes DirectX 11 feature level 9 to display a battle between two space fleets near a frozen planet in 1280x720 resolution. Discontinued in January 2020, it is now superseded by 3DMark Night Raid.

Benchmark coverage: 8%

RX 5700 489113

GeekBench 5 Vulkan

Geekbench 5 is a widespread graphics card benchmark combined from 11 different test scenarios. All these scenarios rely on direct usage of GPU's processing power, no 3D rendering is involved. This variation uses Vulkan API by AMD & Khronos Group.

Benchmark coverage: 5%

RX 5700 62909

SPECviewperf 12 - specvp12 maya-04

Benchmark coverage: 3%

RX 5700 116

SPECviewperf 12 - specvp12 sw-03

Benchmark coverage: 3%

RX 5700 106

SPECviewperf 12 - specvp12 snx-02

Benchmark coverage: 3%

RX 5700 42

SPECviewperf 12 - specvp12 catia-04

Benchmark coverage: 3%

RX 5700 162

SPECviewperf 12 - specvp12 creo-01

Benchmark coverage: 3%

RX 5700 78

SPECviewperf 12 - specvp12 medical-01

Benchmark coverage: 3%

RX 5700 43

SPECviewperf 12 - specvp12 showcase-01

Benchmark coverage: 3%

RX 5700 131

SPECviewperf 12 - specvp12 energy-01

Benchmark coverage: 3%

RX 5700 12

SPECviewperf 12 - Showcase

Benchmark coverage: 2%

RX 5700 127

SPECviewperf 12 - Catia

Benchmark coverage: 2%

RX 5700 136

SPECviewperf 12 - specvp12 3dsmax-05

Benchmark coverage: 2%

RX 5700 175

SPECviewperf 12 - 3ds Max

This part of SPECviewperf 12 benchmark emulates work with 3DS Max, executing eleven tests in various use scenarios, including architectural modeling and animation for computer games.

Benchmark coverage: 1%

RX 5700 156

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Radeon RX 5700 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 across all PC games

Here are the average frames per second in a large set of popular modern games across different resolutions:

Full HD113
1440p67
4K43

FPS performance in popular games

Full HD
Low Preset

Cyberpunk 2077 84

Full HD
Medium Preset

Assassin's Creed Odyssey 77
Assassin's Creed Valhalla 97
Battlefield 5 180
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 102
Cyberpunk 2077 75
Far Cry 5 112
Far Cry New Dawn 99
Forza Horizon 4 132
Hitman 3 76
Horizon Zero Dawn 220
Metro Exodus 144
Red Dead Redemption 2 113
Shadow of the Tomb Raider 214
Watch Dogs: Legion 108

Full HD
High Preset

Assassin's Creed Odyssey 71
Assassin's Creed Valhalla 80
Battlefield 5 145
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 92
Cyberpunk 2077 67
Far Cry 5 90
Far Cry New Dawn 90
Forza Horizon 4 276
Hitman 3 77
Horizon Zero Dawn 291
Metro Exodus 140
Red Dead Redemption 2 112
Shadow of the Tomb Raider 175
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt 147
Watch Dogs: Legion 243

Full HD
Ultra Preset

Assassin's Creed Odyssey 60
Assassin's Creed Valhalla 77
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 68
Cyberpunk 2077 58
Far Cry 5 64
Forza Horizon 4 118
Horizon Zero Dawn 119
Shadow of the Tomb Raider 155
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt 91
Watch Dogs: Legion 58

Full HD
Epic Preset

Red Dead Redemption 2 102

1440p
High Preset

Battlefield 5 102
Far Cry New Dawn 104

1440p
Ultra Preset

Assassin's Creed Odyssey 51
Assassin's Creed Valhalla 53
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 74
Cyberpunk 2077 36
Far Cry 5 93
Forza Horizon 4 103
Hitman 3 55
Horizon Zero Dawn 93
Metro Exodus 94
Shadow of the Tomb Raider 108
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt 50−55
Watch Dogs: Legion 38

1440p
Epic Preset

Red Dead Redemption 2 70

4K
High Preset

Battlefield 5 53
Far Cry New Dawn 39
Hitman 3 39
Horizon Zero Dawn 45−50
Shadow of the Tomb Raider 37
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt 48

4K
Ultra Preset

Assassin's Creed Odyssey 31
Assassin's Creed Valhalla 31
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 26
Cyberpunk 2077 15
Far Cry 5 26
Forza Horizon 4 70
Horizon Zero Dawn 55
Metro Exodus 50
Watch Dogs: Legion 11

4K
Epic Preset

Red Dead Redemption 2 35

Closest competitors

Radeon RX 5700's performance relative to its closest rivals among desktop graphics cards.


NVIDIA equivalent

According to our data, the closest NVIDIA alternative to Radeon RX 5700 is GeForce GTX 1070 Ti, which is faster by 1% and higher by 3 positions in our ranking.

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Similar GPUs

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Recommended processors

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