AMD Radeon RX 5700 Review : 1440p Gaming FTW!

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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 :

SpecificationsRadeon VIIRX Vega 64RX 5700
XT (50th)
RX 5700
RX Vega 56RX 5700
Base Clock1400 MHz1247 MHz1680 MHz1605 MHz1156 MHz1465 MHz
Boost Clock1750 MHz1546 MHz1980 MHz1905 MHz1471 MHz1725 MHz
Min. Texture
Fill Rate
336.0 GT/s319.2 GT/s268.8 GT/s256.8 GT/s258.9 GT/s211.0 GT/s
Max. Texture
Fill Rate
420.0 GT/s395.8 GT/s316.8 GT/s304.8 GT/s329.5 GT/s248.4 GT/s
Min. Pixel
Fill Rate
89.6 GP/s81.5 GP/s107.5 GP/s102.7 GP/s74.0 GP/s93.8 GP/s
Max. Pixel
Fill Rate
112.0 GP/s98.9 GP/s126.7 GP/s121.9 GP/s94.1 GP/s110.4 GP/s
Memory Size16 GB8 GB8 GB8 GB8 GB8 GB
Bus Width4096-bit4096-bit256-bit256-bit4096-bit256-bit
Bandwidth1028 GB/s484 GB/s448 GB/s448 GB/s410 GB/s448 GB/s
TGP300 watts295 watts235 watts225 watts210 watts185 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
United States$449$399$349More information
AustraliaNAAUD 629AUD 549More information
SingaporeNASGD 635SGD 535More information
MalaysiaNARM 1859RM 1659More 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!

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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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