AMD Radeon RX 5700 Review : 1440p Gaming FTW!

AMD failed to deal a knockout blow to NVIDIA with Vega, and they are back for another go with the new AMD Radeon RX 5700 graphics card!

Based on the new AMD Navi GPU, which uses the new RDNA architecture and built on the 7nm process technology, the Radeon RX 5700 is the world’s first PCI Express 4.0 graphics card.

Find out in our in-depth review why we gave it our Editor’s Choice Award!

AMD Radeon RX 5700 In-Depth Review - 1440p Gaming FTW!

 

AMD Radeon RX 5700 Series Primer

The AMD Radeon RX 5700 series of graphics cards is built around the new AMD Navi GPU that uses the new RDNA architecture and fabricated on the 7 nm process technology.

Its redesigned Compute Units deliver 1.25X higher performance per clock, and up to 1.5X better performance per watt.

Here is a comparison between the three new AMD Navi models, and the other recent Radeon graphics cards :

Specifications Radeon VII RX Vega 64 RX 5700
XT (50th)
RX 5700
XT
RX Vega 56 RX 5700
Stream
Processors
3840 4096 2560 2560 3584 2304
Base Clock 1400 MHz 1247 MHz 1680 MHz 1605 MHz 1156 MHz 1465 MHz
Boost Clock 1750 MHz 1546 MHz 1980 MHz 1905 MHz 1471 MHz 1725 MHz
TMUs 240 256 160 160 224 144
Min. Texture
Fill Rate
336.0 GT/s 319.2 GT/s 268.8 GT/s 256.8 GT/s 258.9 GT/s 211.0 GT/s
Max. Texture
Fill Rate
420.0 GT/s 395.8 GT/s 316.8 GT/s 304.8 GT/s 329.5 GT/s 248.4 GT/s
ROPs 64 64 64 64 64 64
Min. Pixel
Fill Rate
89.6 GP/s 81.5 GP/s 107.5 GP/s 102.7 GP/s 74.0 GP/s 93.8 GP/s
Max. Pixel
Fill Rate
112.0 GP/s 98.9 GP/s 126.7 GP/s 121.9 GP/s 94.1 GP/s 110.4 GP/s
Memory Size 16 GB 8 GB 8 GB 8 GB 8 GB 8 GB
Memory Type HBM2 HBM2 GDDR6 GDDR6 HBM2 GDDR6
Bus Width 4096-bit 4096-bit 256-bit 256-bit 4096-bit 256-bit
Bandwidth 1028 GB/s 484 GB/s 448 GB/s 448 GB/s 410 GB/s 448 GB/s
TGP 300 watts 295 watts 235 watts 225 watts 210 watts 185 watts

 

AMD Radeon RX 5700 Price + Availability

Here is the new price list, after the pre-sales price cut :

Radeon RX
5700 XT (50th)
Radeon RX
5700 XT
Radeon RX
5700
United States $449 $399 $349 More information
Australia NA AUD 629 AUD 549 More information
Singapore NA SGD 635 SGD 535 More information
Malaysia NA RM 1859 RM 1659 More information

And here are some card options from AMD’s AIB partners :

AMD Radeon RX 5700 Options In The United States

AMD Radeon RX 5700 Options In The United Kingdom

AMD Radeon RX 5700 Options In Malaysia

Recommended : Thank NVIDIA For The AMD Radeon RX 5700 Price Cut!

 

Unboxing The AMD Radeon RX 5700

The AMD Radeon RX 5700 (US | UK | MY) comes in a simple black cardboard box. Let’s take a quick look around, and unbox it!

AMD Radeon RX 5700 box

AMD Radeon RX 5700 box contents

Unlike the Radeon RX Vega 64, the Radeon RX 5700 (US | UK | MY) is a spartan affair. The card basically comes with nothing more than a warranty guide, and an information sheet.

Next Page > AMD Radeon RX 5700 : Hands On + Key Features

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