AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT: specs and benchmarks

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AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT
Radeon RX 5700 XT
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  • Interface PCIe 4.0 x16
  • Core clock speed 1605
  • Max video memory 8 GB
  • Memory type GDDR6
  • Memory clock speed 14000
  • Maximum resolution
Year of release 2019
Performance 57.62

Summary

AMD started Radeon RX 5700 XT sales 7 July 2019 at a recommended price of $399. This is a high-end Navi / RDNA architecture desktop card based on 7 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at gamers. 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 272 mm. One 6-pin and one 8-pin connectors are required, and power consumption is at 225 Watt.

It provides good gaming and benchmark performance at

57.62%

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

General info

Of Radeon RX 5700 XT's architecture, market segment and release date.

Place in performance rating46
Value for money60.71
ArchitectureNavi / RDNA (2019−2020)
GPU code nameNavi 10
Market segmentDesktop
Release date7 July 2019 (2 years ago)
Launch price (MSRP)$399
Price now$526 (1.3x MSRP)of 49999 (A100 SXM4)
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Technical specs

Radeon RX 5700 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 RX 5700 XT's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.

Pipelines / CUDA cores2560of 18432 (AD102)
Core clock speed1605 MHzof 2610 (Radeon RX 6500 XT)
Boost clock speed1905 MHzof 2903 (Radeon Pro W6600)
Number of transistors10,300 millionof 14400 (GeForce GTX 1080 SLI Mobile)
Manufacturing process technology7 nmof 4 (H100 PCIe)
Thermal design power (TDP)225 Wattof 900 (Tesla S2050)
Texture fill rate304.8of 939.8 (H100 SXM5)

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon RX 5700 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 x16
Length272 mm
Width2-slot
Supplementary power connectors1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Radeon RX 5700 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 width256 Bitof 8192 (Radeon Instinct MI250X)
Memory clock speed14000 MHzof 19500 (GeForce RTX 3090)
Memory bandwidth448.0 GB/sof 14400 (Radeon R7 M260)

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon RX 5700 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 Connectors1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort
HDMI+

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by Radeon RX 5700 XT. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.

VR Ready+
Multi Monitor+

API support

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

DirectX12 (12_1)
Shader Model6.5
OpenGL4.6
OpenCL2.0
Vulkan+

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmark performance of Radeon RX 5700 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.

RX 5700 XT 57.62
  • 3DMark Cloud Gate GPU
  • 3DMark Fire Strike Score
  • 3DMark Fire Strike Graphics
  • 3DMark 11 Performance GPU
  • 3DMark Vantage Performance
  • 3DMark Ice Storm GPU
  • SPECviewperf 12 - specvp12 sw-03
  • SPECviewperf 12 - specvp12 snx-02
  • SPECviewperf 12 - specvp12 showcase-01
  • SPECviewperf 12 - specvp12 medical-01
  • SPECviewperf 12 - specvp12 maya-04
  • SPECviewperf 12 - Showcase
  • SPECviewperf 12 - specvp12 energy-01
  • SPECviewperf 12 - specvp12 creo-01
  • SPECviewperf 12 - specvp12 catia-04
  • SPECviewperf 12 - specvp12 3dsmax-05
  • SPECviewperf 12 - Catia
  • SPECviewperf 12 - 3ds Max
  • Passmark

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.

RX 5700 XT 141116

3DMark Fire Strike Score

RX 5700 XT 22129

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 seemingly made of lava. Using 1920x1080 resolution, Fire Strike shows off some realistic enough graphics and is quite taxing on hardware.

RX 5700 XT 25422

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.

RX 5700 XT 35578

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.

RX 5700 XT 66436

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.

RX 5700 XT 456114

SPECviewperf 12 - specvp12 sw-03

RX 5700 XT 100

SPECviewperf 12 - specvp12 snx-02

RX 5700 XT 39

SPECviewperf 12 - specvp12 showcase-01

RX 5700 XT 139

SPECviewperf 12 - specvp12 medical-01

RX 5700 XT 46

SPECviewperf 12 - specvp12 maya-04

RX 5700 XT 101

SPECviewperf 12 - Showcase

RX 5700 XT 138

SPECviewperf 12 - specvp12 energy-01

RX 5700 XT 12.7

SPECviewperf 12 - specvp12 creo-01

RX 5700 XT 74

SPECviewperf 12 - specvp12 catia-04

RX 5700 XT 166

SPECviewperf 12 - specvp12 3dsmax-05

RX 5700 XT 187

SPECviewperf 12 - Catia

RX 5700 XT 159

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.

RX 5700 XT 174

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.

RX 5700 XT 16894

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Radeon RX 5700 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.

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

Full HD127
1440p85
4K55

Full HD
Medium Preset

Assassin's Creed Odyssey 76
Assassin's Creed Valhalla 110
Battlefield 5 119
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 146
Cyberpunk 2077 86
Far Cry 5 106
Far Cry New Dawn 91
Forza Horizon 4 155
Hitman 3 172
Horizon Zero Dawn 115
Red Dead Redemption 2 121
Shadow of the Tomb Raider 116
Watch Dogs: Legion 121

Full HD
High Preset

Assassin's Creed Odyssey 70
Assassin's Creed Valhalla 91
Battlefield 5 110
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 120
Cyberpunk 2077 69
Far Cry 5 101
Far Cry New Dawn 88
Forza Horizon 4 154
Hitman 3 147
Horizon Zero Dawn 85
Metro Exodus 68
Red Dead Redemption 2 66
Shadow of the Tomb Raider 112
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt 144
Watch Dogs: Legion 106

Full HD
Ultra Preset

Assassin's Creed Odyssey 62
Assassin's Creed Valhalla 78
Battlefield 5 105
Cyberpunk 2077 59
Far Cry 5 103
Far Cry New Dawn 97
Forza Horizon 4 148
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt 92
Watch Dogs: Legion 67

1440p
High Preset

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 79
Hitman 3 95
Horizon Zero Dawn 56
Metro Exodus 55
Red Dead Redemption 2 42
Shadow of the Tomb Raider 69

1440p
Ultra Preset

Assassin's Creed Odyssey 53
Assassin's Creed Valhalla 59
Battlefield 5 89
Cyberpunk 2077 37
Far Cry 5 83
Far Cry New Dawn 80
Forza Horizon 4 119
Watch Dogs: Legion 46

4K
High Preset

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 45
Hitman 3 53
Horizon Zero Dawn 30
Metro Exodus 30
Red Dead Redemption 2 27
Shadow of the Tomb Raider 35
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt 52

4K
Ultra Preset

Assassin's Creed Odyssey 35
Assassin's Creed Valhalla 33
Battlefield 5 60
Cyberpunk 2077 17
Far Cry 5 46
Far Cry New Dawn 56
Forza Horizon 4 79
Watch Dogs: Legion 13

Relative perfomance

Overall Radeon RX 5700 XT performance compared to nearest competitors among desktop video cards.


NVIDIA equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Radeon RX 5700 XT from NVIDIA is A10G, which is nearly equal in speed and is lower by 1 position in our rating.

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