Here Are The First 22 AMD Radeon RX 5500 XT Cards!

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Unlike the Radeon RX 5700 and RX 5700 XT cards, the new AMD Radeon RX 5500 XT does not have a reference design – it is available only as custom-designed cards from AMD’s partners.

Here is a quick primer on the first slew of Radeon RX 5500 XT cards from ASRock, ASUS, GIGABYTE, MSI, PowerColor, Sapphire and XFX!

Here Are The First AMD Radeon RX 5500 XT Cards!

 

AMD Radeon RX 5500 XT : The First Cards

If you want to skip ahead to the first twenty two RX 5500 XT cards, click on these links.

For a quick primer on the Radeon RX 5500 XT, scroll down. Don’t forget to check out our PowerColor Red Dragon Radeon RX 5500 XT review!

 

AMD Radeon RX 5500 XT : A Quick Primer

The AMD Radeon RX 5500 XT is basically the desktop version of the Radeon RX 5500M, using the same GPU with 6.4 billion transistors fabricated on the 7 nm process technology.

This Navi GPU has 22 Compute Units with 1408 stream processors and a 128-bit memory interface. The only difference is the Radeon RX 5500 XT has higher clock speeds and TDP, with up to 8 GB of GDDR6 memory.

The AMD Radeon RX 5500 XT designed to deliver 1080p gaming at 60+ fps for AAA titles, and 90+ fps for esport games.

To reduce costs, AMD opted to use a PCI Express 4.0 x8 interface, instead of the PCIe 4.0 x16 interface. But if paired with a PCIe 4.0 chipset, it will deliver the same bandwidth as PCIe 3.0 x16.

Recommended : AMD Radeon RX 5500 XT Tech Report + Video Briefing!

 

AMD Radeon RX 5500 XT Specifications

In this table, we compare its reference specifications against its more powerful brethren – the RX 5700 and RX 5700 XT.

Again, please note that the RX 5500 XT is only available from AMD partners as custom cards, and could have different specifications.

SpecificationsRadeon RX
5700 XT
Radeon RX
5700
Radeon RX
5500 XT
Transistors10.3 billion10.3 billion6.4 billion
Fab Process7 nm7 nm7 nm
Die Size251 mm²251 mm²158 mm²
Total Graphics Power225 W185 W130 W
Stream Processors256023401408
Base Clock1605 MHz1465 MHz1607 MHz
Game Clock1755 MHz1625 MHz1717 MHz
Boost Clock1905 MHz1725 MHz1845 MHz
TMUs16014488
Max. Texture Rate304.8 GT/s248.4 GT/s162.4 GT/s
ROPs646432
Max. Pixel Rate121.9 GP/s110.4 GP/s59.0 GP/s
Memory Size8 GB8 GB4 GB / 8 GB
Memory TypeGDDR6GDDR6GDDR6
Bus Width256-bit256-bit128-bit
Bandwidth448 GB/s448 GB/s224 GB/s
PCIe InterfacePCIe 4.0 x16PCIe 4.0 x16PCIe 4.0 x8

 

ASRock RX 5500 XT Challenger D 4G OC

ASRock RX 5500 XT Challenge front ASRock RX 5500 XT Challenge back

This is an overclocked 4 GB variant with a dual fan cooler, a 78 MHz higher base clock and a 20 MHz higher game clock :

  • Base Clock : 1685 MHz
  • Game Clock : 1737 MHz
  • Boost Clock : 1845 MHz
  • GDDR6 Memory Clock : 1750 MHz (14 Gbps)
  • Display Ports : 3 x DisplayPort 1.4, 1 x HDMI 2.0b
  • Polychrome SYNC
  • Dual Fan Design + Stylish Metal Backplate
  • 0dB Silent Cooling
  • ASRock Tweak

 

ASRock RX 5500 XT Phantom Gaming D 8G OC

ASRock RX 5500 XT Phantom Gaming

This is the 8 GB version of the Challenger card above, and comes with the same dual fan cooler, a 78 MHz higher base clock and a 20 MHz higher game clock :

  • Base Clock : 1685 MHz
  • Game Clock : 1737 MHz
  • Boost Clock : 1845 MHz
  • GDDR6 Memory Clock : 1750 MHz (14 Gbps)
  • Display Ports : 3 x DisplayPort 1.4, 1 x HDMI 2.0b
  • Polychrome SYNC
  • Dual Fan Design + Stylish Metal Backplate
  • 0dB Silent Cooling
  • ASRock Tweak

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