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Dell XPS Desktop (8940) : Premium Desktop Gaming PC!

Dell XPS Desktop (8940) : Premium Desktop PC!

The Dell XPS Desktop (8940) is a premium desktop PC, designed to offer the most powerful performance with massive expandability options.

Here is everything you need to know about the new Dell XPS Desktop PC!

 

Dell XPS Desktop (8940) : Premium Desktop PC!

Designed for maximum performance with massive expandability options, it comes with the latest 10th Gen Intel processor and both AMD and NVIDIA graphics options.

Latest 10th Gen Intel Processors

Dell offers a variety of 10th Gen Intel processors, from the Core i3-10100 all the way to the Core i9-10900K.

AMD + NVIDIA Graphics Options

You can rely on the built-in Intel UHD Graphics processor graphics, or opt for an AMD Radeon or NVIDIA GeForce graphics upgrade.

Killer AX1650i Wi-Fi 6 Connectivity

Built into the Dell XPS Desktop is the Killer AX1650i, which offers Wi-Fi 6 connectivity, which is nearly 3X faster than the previous generation WiFi-AC connectivity.

Smaller With The Same Expandability

Despite being smaller than the last generation (19L vs 23.7L), the XPS Desktop 8940 offers the same expansion options – four storage drives, three tool-less backplane slots, etc.

 

Dell XPS Desktop (8940) : Specifications

Here are the specifications and configuration options for the Dell XPS Desktop (8940) :

Specifications Dell XPS Desktop (8940)
Operating System Microsoft Windows 10 Pro
Microsoft Windows 10 Home
Processor Options Intel Core i3-10100
Intel Core i5-10400
Intel Core i5-10600K
Intel Core i7-10700
Intel Core i7-10700K
Intel Core i9-10900
Intel Core i9-10900K
Memory Options 8 GB DDR4-2666
16 GB DDR4-2666
32 GB DDR4-2666
64 GB DDR4-2666
128 GB DDR4-2666
Graphics Options Intel UHD Graphics
NVIDIA GeForce GT 1030 (2 GB GDDR5)
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 SUPER (4 GB GDDR6)
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER (6 GB GDDR6)
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (6 GB GDDR6)
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (6 GB GDDR6)
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 SUPER (6 GB GDDR6)
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 SUPER (8 GB GDDR6)
AMD Radeon RX 5300 (3 GB GDDR6)
AMD Radeon RX 5600 (6 GB GDDR6)
AMD Radeon RX 5700 (8 GB GDDR6)

AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT (8 GB GDDR6)
Storage Options 1 TB 7200 RPM SATA hard disk drive
2 TB 7200 RPM SATA hard disk drive
128 GB NVMe M.2 PCIe SSD
256 GB NVMe M.2 PCIe SSD
512 GB NVMe M.2 PCIe SSD
1 TB NVMe M.2 PCIe SSD
2 TB NVMe M.2 PCIe SSD
Optical Drive (Optional) DVD-RW Drive
Blu-ray Drive
Expansion Slots Up to 2 HDDs
Up to 2 SSDs
3 PCIe slots (x1, x4, x16)
Four DIMM slots (up to 128 GB)
Connectivity Options Dell Wireless 1810 (1×1) 802.11ac + Bluetooth 4.1
Killer AX1650i (2×2) 802.11ax + Bluetooth 5.0
Killer E2600 Gigabit Ethernet
Audio Integrated 5.1 Channel Waves MaxxAudio Pro
Card Reader SD Card Reader (SD, SDHC, SDXC)
Front Ports 1 x USB 3.1 Type C Gen 1
3 x USB 3.1 Gen 1
1 x Headset jack
1 x SD card slot
Rear Ports 4 x USB 3.1 Gen 1
2 x USB 2.0
1 x HDMI 1.4 (Intel UHD Graphics)
1 x DisplayPort 1.2 (Intel UHD Graphics)
1 x Gigabit Ethernet
3 x audio ports (5.1-channel)
Keyboard Dell KB216 Multimedia Keyboard
Mouse Dell MS116 Optical Mouse
PSU Options 360 W PSU
500 W PSU
Dimensions 367 mm high
169 mm wide
308 mm deep
Weight 6.3 kg
Colour Options Mineral White
Night Sky

 

Dell XPS Desktop (8940) : Price + Availability

The Dell XPS Desktop (8940) PC will be available in two colour options – Mineral White or Night Sky.

You can purchase it in the US and Canada effective immediately – 9 July 2020, with a rollout through Europe and Asia in July 2020.

In the US and Canada, it has a starting price of US$649.99 (about £515 / A$934 / S$905 / RM 2,771)

 

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RX 5600 XT vs RTX 2060 (Super) Performance Comparison!

NVIDIA shaved $50 off the price of their GeForce RTX 2060 cards, just before AMD released their Radeon RX 5600 XT cards.

So now gamers have two great options at the sub-$300 price range.

For those who are wondering – which is the faster and better option – this comparison is for you!

 

Radeon RX 5600 XT vs GeForce RTX 2060 (Super) : Specifications

This table gives us a quick comparison of the two Radeon RX 5600 XT performance modes, versus the RTX 2060 and the newer RTX 2060 SUPER.

Specifications RTX 2060
SUPER
RX 5600 XT
(160W)
RX 5600 XT
(135W)
RTX 2060
Total Graphics Power 175 W 160 W 135 W 160 W
Stream Processors 2176 2304 2304 1920
Game Clock 1470 MHz 1615 MHz 1460 MHz 1365 MHz
Boost Clock 1650 MHz 1750 MHz 1620 MHz 1680 MHz
TMUs 136 144 144 120
Max. Texture Rate 224.4 GT/s 252.0 GT/s 233.3 GT/s 201.7 GT/s
ROPs 64 64 64 48
Max. Pixel Rate 105.6 GP/s 112.0 GP/s 103.7 GP/s 80.6 GP/s
Memory Size 8 GB 6 GB 6 GB 6 GB
Memory Type GDDR6 GDDR6 GDDR6 GDDR6
Memory Speed 14 Gbps 14 Gbps 12 Gbps 14 Gbps
Bus Width 256-bit 192-bit 192-bit 192-bit
Bandwidth 448 GB/s 336 GB/s 288 GB/s 336 GB/s
PCIe Interface PCIe 3.0 x16 PCIe 4.0 x16 PCIe 4.0 x16 PCIe 3.0 x16
Current Price $399 $279 $279 $299

Based on specifications alone, the 160W Radeon RX 5600 XT offer the highest texture and pixel fill rates, but the RTX 2060 SUPER has more graphics memory and significantly higher memory bandwidth.

The GeForce RTX 2060, on the other hand, appears to be outclassed even by the 135W Radeon RX 5600 XT, except in memory bandwidth.

At the same TGP of 160W, the Radeon RX 5600 XT holds a significant advantage over the RTX 2060 in both texture fill rate and pixel fill rate.

Well, let’s see how they compare with each other!

 

Radeon RX 5600 XT vs GeForce RTX 2060 (Super) : TLDR Summary

This summary is for those who just want a quick overview. The detailed results are in the next pages.

The last-minute power-up boost really transformed the AMD Radeon RX 5600 XT into an RTX 2060 killer.

Even after NVIDIA shaved off $50 off its price, the GeForce RTX 2060 was no match for the Radeon RX 5600 XT.

The AMD Radeon RX 5600 XT was significantly faster than the RTX 2060 in practically every game we threw at it. In fact, it came real close to the performance of the RTX 2060 SUPER!

Benchmark Resolution RTX 2060 RX 5600 XT
(160W)
RTX 2060 SUPER
Time Spy 1440p – 4% Baseline + 14%
2160p – 7% Baseline + 23%
F1 2019 1080p – 19% Baseline + 19%
1440p – 19.5% Baseline + 5%
2160p – 24% Baseline – 2%
World
War Z
1080p – 40% Baseline – 2.5%
1440p – 33.5% Baseline – 3%
2160p – 21.5% Baseline + 2%
Strange
Brigade
1080p – 19.5% Baseline + 20%
1440p – 16.5% Baseline + 21%
2160p – 10.5% Baseline + 18%
Division 2 1080p – 28.5% Baseline + 5.5%
1440p – 22.5% Baseline + 7%
2160p – 13.5% Baseline + 10%
AOTS 1080p – 40% Baseline
1440p – 48% Baseline – 4.5%
2160p – 43% Baseline – 3%
Average – 24% Baseline + 7.5%

So it is obvious to everyone that, prices being equal, the AMD Radeon RX 5600 XT is definitely significantly superior than the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060.

And the AMD Radeon RX 5600 XT is a strong challenger to the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 SUPER, which costs $100 or more extra!

 

Radeon RX 5600 XT vs GeForce RTX 2060 (Super) : Best Deals!

Finally, let’s check out the best deals for the Radeon RX 5600 XT, as well as the newly-discounted GeForce RTX 2060, and the newer GeForce RTX 2060 SUPER.

Prices will change over time, so please click on the links to check for the latest prices.

AMD Radeon RX 5600 XT
Brand US UK AU SG MY
ASRock £434
ASUS $319.99
$339.99
A$591
A$649
A$660
S$550
S$598
RM1598
RM1598
GIGABYTE $299.99 £218
£293
A$646
A$647
S$479
S$490
RM1539
RM1539
MSI $299.99
$339.99
£302
£339
A$495
A$585
S$475
PowerColor $279.99
$289.99
$309.99
£332
£343
£347
S$517 RM1399
RM1499
RM1499
Sapphire $289.99 £277 A$595 S$425
S$440
RM1358
RM1368
XFX $279.99
$319.99
£264
£281
A$528
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060
Brand US UK AU SG MY
ASUS $339.99
$344.99
$349.99
£290
£332
£341
A$561
A$626
A$650
S$609
S$621
S$622
RM1249
RM1338
RM1399
EVGA $334.99
$340.99
$359.99
£330
£337
A$561
A$561
A$564
S$616
S$625
GIGABYTE $329.99
$359.99
£290
£300
S$445
S$449
RM1349
MSI $339.99
$359.99
$359.99
£297
£318
A$561
A$562
A$582
S$495
S$499
S$507
RM1259
RM1298
RM1298
PNY $339.99 £292 A$544
ZOTAC $319.99 £270 A$528
A$585
S$426
S$429
S$439
RM1250
RM1275
RM1319
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 SUPER Price List
Brand US UK AU SG MY
ASUS $404.99
$409.99
$449.99
£369.99
£379.99
£387.00
A$669.00
A$683.30
A$694.47
S$699
S$715
S$729
RM2000
RM2050
RM2150
EVGA $413.99
$439.99
$459.99
£401.98
£414.99
£429.99
A$699.96
A$733.24
A$733.29
S$639
S$639
S$644
RM1878
RM1999
RM1999
GIGABYTE $409.99 £340.99
£345.66
A$651.95 S$680
S$680
S$680
RM2089
RM2179
RM2179
MSI $409.99
$429.37
£392.37
£398.99
A$649.00
A$665.00
S$569
S$616
RM1795
RM1799
PNY $399.99
$446.04
£339.99
£412.48
A$767.11 S$724
S$834
RM1879
RM1879
ZOTAC $399.99 £338.98
£399.95
£404.99
A$666.63
A$733.29
S$546
S$548
S$549
RM1702
RM1719
RM1722

 

RX 5600 XT vs RTX 2060 (Super) : Benchmarking Notes

In addition to testing the Radeon RX 5600 XT in its two performance modes, we will compare it against both the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060, as well as the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 SUPER.

Here are the specifications of the AMD testbed we used.

Processor AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
Motherboard ASUS ROG Crosshair VIII Hero
Memory Speed G.SKILL Sniper X DDR4-3400 (8 GB x 2)
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4-3200 (8 GB x 2)
Monitor Dell P2415Q Ultra HD Monitor
Storage 1TB SanDisk Ultra 3D SSD
Operating System Microsoft Windows 10 (64-bit)
Graphics Drivers NVIDIA GameReady Driver 441.87
AMD Radeon Software Adrenalin 2020 Edition 20.1.1

 

RX 5600 XT vs RTX 2060 (Super) : Thermal Output

We recorded the peak exhaust temperatures of those cards, to see how much heat they throw out. Take a look…

Note that these are not the recorded temperatures, but how much hotter the exhaust air is above ambient temperature.

The Radeon RX 5600 XT runs much cooler than the two NVIDIA cards. It actually runs cooler with the 160W BIOS, probably because the fan runs faster, or more often.

The 135W BIOS, on the other hand, is tuned to run quieter. So the fan tends to stay off longer.

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RX 5600 XT vs RTX 2060 (Super) : 3DMark

We used 3DMark’s Time Spy and Time Spy Extreme synthetic benchmarks, which offers a great approximation of gaming performance in general.

The Time Spy and Time Spy Extreme benchmarks support DirectX 12, and the latest features like asynchronous compute, and multi-threading support.

Time Spy – 2560 x 1440

In the Time Spy test, the RX 5600 XT was faster than the RTX 2060 by 4% at 135W, and 11.4% faster at 160W.

At 160W, it came within 13% of the RTX 2060 SUPER, which is significantly more expensive.

Here is how much of an effect they have on the overall gaming score…

Time Spy Extreme – 3840 x 2160

At the higher 4K resolution, the RX 5600 XT was faster than the RTX 2060 by 6% at 135W, and 8% faster at 160W.

The GeForce RTX 2060 SUPER was 23% faster than the RX 5600 XT at 160W, but with a 43% higher price tag.

And here are their overall gaming scores at 4K…

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RX 5600 XT vs RTX 2060 (Super) : F1 2019

F1 2019 is a new racing game by Codemasters, released on 28 June 2019.

We tested it on three resolutions at the Ultra High settings :

  • 1080p : 1920 x 1080
  • 1440p : 2560 x 1440
  • 2160p : 3840 x 2160

1080p Gaming Resolution

The AMD Radeon RX 5600 XT was perfect at 1080p, guaranteeing frame rates in excess of 60 fps. It was 23% faster than the RTX 2060, and just 16% slower than the RTX 2060 SUPER.

1440p Gaming Resolution

The AMD Radeon RX 5600 XT did well at 1440p, delivering an average frame rate above 70 fps, with a good minimum frame rate above 50 fps.

At this higher resolution, it was 24% faster than the RTX 2060, and only 5% slower than the RTX 2060 SUPER.

2160p Gaming Resolution

Will you look at that – at the 4K resolution, the Radeon RX 5600 XT matched the performance of the RTX 2060 SUPER, and was 32% faster than the RTX 2060!

 

RX 5600 XT vs RTX 2060 (Super) : World War Z

Based on the 2013 movie, World War Z is a relatively new third-person shooter game, released in April 2019.

We tested it on three resolutions using the Vulkan API at the Ultra High settings :

  • 1080p : 1920 x 1080
  • 1440p : 2560 x 1440
  • 2160p : 3840 x 2160

Note : This game is known to be highly optimised for AMD Radeon cards.

1080p Gaming Resolution

It was no surprise to see the Radeon RX 5600 XT do so well in this AMD-optimised game. Even at 135W, it was as fast as the RTX 2060 SUPER, and a whopping 64% faster than the RTX 2060.

1440p Gaming Resolution

The Radeon RX 5600 XT continued to be faster than the RTX 2060 SUPER at 1440p, and was 51% faster than the RTX 2060.

2160p Gaming Resolution

Even at 4K, the Radeon RX 5600 XT was as fast as the RTX 2060 SUPER. It may not deliver 60 fps, but it was still 27.5% faster than the RTX 2060.

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RX 5600 XT vs RTX 2060 (Super) : Strange Brigade

Strange Brigade is also a third-person shooter game, released in August 2018.

We tested it on three resolutions using the Vulkan API at the Ultra High settings :

  • 1080p : 1920 x 1080
  • 1440p : 2560 x 1440
  • 2160p : 3840 x 2160

1080p Gaming Resolution

The AMD Radeon RX 5600 XT was superb at 1080p, guaranteeing frame rates in excess of 80 fps. At 135W, it was 16% faster than the RTX 2060, and 22.5% slower than the RTX 2060 SUPER.

But once you boost it to 160W, it was 24% faster than the RTX 2060, and just 17% slower than the RTX 2060 SUPER.

1440p Gaming Resolution

The AMD Radeon RX 5600 XT was perfect at 1440p, with minimum frame rates far in excess of 60 fps.

At 135W, it was 11% faster than the RTX 2060, and 23% slower than the RTX 2060 SUPER.

Once you boost it to 160W, it was 20% faster than the RTX 2060, and just 17% slower than the RTX 2060 SUPER.

2160p Gaming Resolution

The AMD Radeon RX 5600 XT delivered good frame rates at 4K. At 160W, it was 12% faster than the RTX 2060, and 15% slower than the RTX 2060 SUPER.

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RX 5600 XT vs RTX 2060 (Super) : The Division 2

Tom Clancy’s The Division 2 is a new third-person shooter game released in March 2019.

We tested it on three resolutions using the Extreme settings :

  • 1080p : 1920 x 1080
  • 1440p : 2560 x 1440
  • 2160p : 3840 x 2160

1080p Gaming Resolution

Will you look at that! Even at 135W, the RX 5600 XT was 33% faster than the RTX 2060, and only 10% slower than the RTX 2060 SUPER.

When boosted to 160W, it was 40% faster than the RTX 2060, and just 5% slower than the RTX 2060 SUPER.

1440p Gaming Resolution

At 1440p, the AMD Radeon RX 5600 XT delivered good frame rates. At 135W, it was 22% faster than the RTX 2060, and only 11% slower than the RTX 2060 SUPER.

When boosted to 160W, it was 29% faster than the RTX 2060, and just 6.5% slower than the RTX 2060 SUPER.

2160p Gaming Resolution

4K was certainly not playable, not for any of the cards in this comparison. But we can see that at 160W, the RX 5600 XT was 15% faster than the RTX 2060, and only 9% slower than the RTX 2060 SUPER.

 

RX 5600 XT vs RTX 2060 (Super) : Ashes of the Singularity

Ashes of the Singularity is a 2016 game that supports multi-core processing and asynchronous compute.

We tested it on three resolutions using the DirectX 12 API at the Extreme settings :

  • 1080p : 1920 x 1080
  • 1440p : 2560 x 1440
  • 2160p : 3840 x 2160

1080p Gaming Resolution

At 1080p, the AMD Radeon RX 5600 XT was as fast as RTX 2060 SUPER, and astoundingly – 87% faster than the RTX 2060.

1440p Gaming Resolution

At 1440p, the AMD Radeon RX 5600 XT was 5% faster than the RTX 2060 SUPER, and was almost twice as fast as the RTX 2060!

2160p Gaming Resolution

At 4K, the AMD Radeon RX 5600 XT was 3% faster than the RTX 2060 SUPER, and 75% faster than the RTX 2060!

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Radeon RX 5600 XT vs GeForce RTX 2060 (Super) : Conclusion

The last-minute power-up boost really transformed the AMD Radeon RX 5600 XT into an RTX 2060 killer.

Even after NVIDIA shaved off $50 off its price, the GeForce RTX 2060 was no match for the Radeon RX 5600 XT.

The AMD Radeon RX 5600 XT was significantly faster than the RTX 2060 in practically every game we threw at it. In fact, it came real close to the performance of the RTX 2060 SUPER!

Benchmark Resolution RTX 2060 RX 5600 XT
(160W)
RTX 2060 SUPER
Time Spy 1440p – 4% Baseline + 14%
2160p – 7% Baseline + 23%
F1 2019 1080p – 19% Baseline + 19%
1440p – 19.5% Baseline + 5%
2160p – 24% Baseline – 2%
World
War Z
1080p – 40% Baseline – 2.5%
1440p – 33.5% Baseline – 3%
2160p – 21.5% Baseline + 2%
Strange
Brigade
1080p – 19.5% Baseline + 20%
1440p – 16.5% Baseline + 21%
2160p – 10.5% Baseline + 18%
Division 2 1080p – 28.5% Baseline + 5.5%
1440p – 22.5% Baseline + 7%
2160p – 13.5% Baseline + 10%
AOTS 1080p – 40% Baseline
1440p – 48% Baseline – 4.5%
2160p – 43% Baseline – 3%
Average – 24% Baseline + 7.5%

So it is obvious to everyone that, prices being equal, the AMD Radeon RX 5600 XT is definitely significantly superior than the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060.

And the AMD Radeon RX 5600 XT is a strong challenger to the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 SUPER, which costs $100 or more extra!

 

Radeon RX 5600 XT vs GeForce RTX 2060 (Super) : Best Deals!

Finally, let’s check out the best deals for the Radeon RX 5600 XT, as well as the newly-discounted GeForce RTX 2060, and the newer GeForce RTX 2060 SUPER.

Prices will change over time, so please click on the links to check for the latest prices.

AMD Radeon RX 5600 XT
Brand US UK AU SG MY
ASRock £434
ASUS $319.99
$339.99
A$591
A$649
A$660
S$550
S$598
RM1598
RM1598
GIGABYTE $299.99 £218
£293
A$646
A$647
S$479
S$490
RM1539
RM1539
MSI $299.99
$339.99
£302
£339
A$495
A$585
S$475
PowerColor $279.99
$289.99
$309.99
£332
£343
£347
S$517 RM1399
RM1499
RM1499
Sapphire $289.99 £277 A$595 S$425
S$440
RM1358
RM1368
XFX $279.99
$319.99
£264
£281
A$528
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060
Brand US UK AU SG MY
ASUS $339.99
$344.99
$349.99
£290
£332
£341
A$561
A$626
A$650
S$609
S$621
S$622
RM1249
RM1338
RM1399
EVGA $334.99
$340.99
$359.99
£330
£337
A$561
A$561
A$564
S$616
S$625
GIGABYTE $329.99
$359.99
£290
£300
S$445
S$449
RM1349
MSI $339.99
$359.99
$359.99
£297
£318
A$561
A$562
A$582
S$495
S$499
S$507
RM1259
RM1298
RM1298
PNY $339.99 £292 A$544
ZOTAC $319.99 £270 A$528
A$585
S$426
S$429
S$439
RM1250
RM1275
RM1319
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 SUPER Price List
Brand US UK AU SG MY
ASUS $404.99
$409.99
$449.99
£369.99
£379.99
£387.00
A$669.00
A$683.30
A$694.47
S$699
S$715
S$729
RM2000
RM2050
RM2150
EVGA $413.99
$439.99
$459.99
£401.98
£414.99
£429.99
A$699.96
A$733.24
A$733.29
S$639
S$639
S$644
RM1878
RM1999
RM1999
GIGABYTE $409.99 £340.99
£345.66
A$651.95 S$680
S$680
S$680
RM2089
RM2179
RM2179
MSI $409.99
$429.37
£392.37
£398.99
A$649.00
A$665.00
S$569
S$616
RM1795
RM1799
PNY $399.99
$446.04
£339.99
£412.48
A$767.11 S$724
S$834
RM1879
RM1879
ZOTAC $399.99 £338.98
£399.95
£404.99
A$666.63
A$733.29
S$546
S$548
S$549
RM1702
RM1719
RM1722

 

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RX 5600 XT vs RTX 2060 (Super) Price-Performance!

The NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 cards received a nice $50 discount, just before AMD released their RX 5600 XT cards.

So now gamers have two great options at the sub-$300 price range, but which should they choose?

Let’s compare their price-performance value, and show you which is the best option for you!

 

Radeon RX 5600 XT vs GeForce RTX 2060 (Super) : Specifications

This table gives us a quick comparison of the two Radeon RX 5600 XT performance modes, versus the RTX 2060 and the newer RTX 2060 SUPER.

Note : We are using the Sapphire PULSE Radeon RX 5600 XT as our AMD reference card

Specifications RTX 2060
SUPER
RX 5600 XT
(160W)
RX 5600 XT
(135W)
RTX 2060
Total Graphics Power 175 W 160 W 135 W 160 W
Stream Processors 2176 2304 2304 1920
Game Clock 1470 MHz 1615 MHz 1460 MHz 1365 MHz
Boost Clock 1650 MHz 1750 MHz 1620 MHz 1680 MHz
TMUs 136 144 144 120
Max. Texture Rate 224.4 GT/s 252.0 GT/s 233.3 GT/s 201.7 GT/s
ROPs 64 64 64 48
Max. Pixel Rate 105.6 GP/s 112.0 GP/s 103.7 GP/s 80.6 GP/s
Memory Size 8 GB 6 GB 6 GB 6 GB
Memory Type GDDR6 GDDR6 GDDR6 GDDR6
Memory Speed 14 Gbps 14 Gbps 12 Gbps 14 Gbps
Bus Width 256-bit 192-bit 192-bit 192-bit
Bandwidth 448 GB/s 336 GB/s 288 GB/s 336 GB/s
PCIe Interface PCIe 3.0 x16 PCIe 4.0 x16 PCIe 4.0 x16 PCIe 3.0 x16
Current Price $399 $279 $279 $299

Let’s see how they compare with each other!

 

Radeon RX 5600 XT vs GeForce RTX 2060 (Super) : TLDR Summary

This summary is for those who just want a quick overview. The detailed results are in the next pages.

This table summarises the price-performance value of each card, based on their performance in different games, at different resolutions, based on the formula :

Card Price (in USD) / average frame per second (fps)

The AMD Radeon RX 5600 XT has an official SEP price of $279, but since we are using the Sapphire PULSE Radeon RX 5600 XT as the AMD reference card, we used its higher price of $289.

On the NVIDIA side, we used the RTX 2060 Founders Edition as well as the RTX 2060 SUPER Founders Edition, with the current price of $299 and $399.

Game Resolution RTX 2060 RX 5600 XT
(160W)
RTX 2060
SUPER
Price $299 $289 $399
F1 2019 1080p $3.88
+ 27%
$3.05 $3.53
+ 16%
1440p $4.82
+ 28%
$3.77 $4.93
+ 31%
2160p $7.29
+ 36%
$5.37 $7.53
+ 40%
World
War Z
1080p $3.29
+ 71%
$1.92 $2.71
+ 41%
1440p $4.46
+ 55%
$2.87 $4.07
+ 42%
2160p $7.48
+ 31%
$5.69 $7.69
+ 35%
Strange
Brigade
1080p $2.79
+ 28%
$2.18 $2.49
+ 14%
1440p $3.69
+ 23%
$2.99 $3.41
+ 14%
2160p $5.98
+ 15%
$5.18 $6.05
+ 17%
Division 2 1080p $4.75
+ 44%
$3.30 $4.29
+ 30%
1440p $6.64
+ 33%
$5.00 $6.44
+ 29%
2160p $11.50
+ 19%
$9.67 $12.09
+ 25%
AOTS 1080p $6.49
+ 93%
$3.36 $4.65
+ 38%
1440p $7.04
+ 99%
$3.53 $5.09
+ 44%
2160p $8.28
+ 80%
$4.60 $6.54
+ 42%
Average + 45.5% Baseline + 30.5%

The Sapphire PULSE Radeon RX 5600 XT definitely offers more price-performance value than both NVIDIA cards.

Please remember that we are NOT looking at which card is faster, but how much it costs to deliver 1 fps of performance. The higher the value, the more bang for your buck!

 

Radeon RX 5600 XT vs GeForce RTX 2060 (Super) : Latest Price Lists!

Here is the latest price list with the best deals for the Radeon RX 5600 XT, as well as the newly-discounted GeForce RTX 2060, and the newer GeForce RTX 2060 SUPER.

Prices will change over time, so please click on the links to check for the latest prices.

AMD Radeon RX 5600 XT Price List
Brand US UK AU SG MY
ASRock £434
ASUS $319.99
$339.99
A$591
A$649
A$660
S$550
S$598
RM1598
RM1598
GIGABYTE $299.99 £218
£293
A$646
A$647
S$479
S$490
RM1539
RM1539
MSI $299.99
$339.99
£302
£339
A$495
A$585
S$475
PowerColor $279.99
$289.99
$309.99
£332
£343
£347
S$517 RM1399
RM1499
RM1499
Sapphire $289.99 £277 A$595 S$425
S$440
RM1358
RM1368
XFX $279.99
$319.99
£264
£281
A$528
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Price List
Brand US UK AU SG MY
ASUS $339.99
$344.99
$349.99
£290
£332
£341
A$561
A$626
A$650
S$609
S$621
S$622
RM1249
RM1338
RM1399
EVGA $334.99
$340.99
$359.99
£330
£337
A$561
A$561
A$564
S$616
S$625
GIGABYTE $329.99
$359.99
£290
£300
S$445
S$449
RM1349
MSI $339.99
$359.99
$359.99
£297
£318
A$561
A$562
A$582
S$495
S$499
S$507
RM1259
RM1298
RM1298
PNY $339.99 £292 A$544
ZOTAC $319.99 £270 A$528
A$585
S$426
S$429
S$439
RM1250
RM1275
RM1319
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 SUPER Price List
Brand US UK AU SG MY
ASUS $404.99
$409.99
$449.99
£369.99
£379.99
£387.00
A$669.00
A$683.30
A$694.47
S$699
S$715
S$729
RM2000
RM2050
RM2150
EVGA $413.99
$439.99
$459.99
£401.98
£414.99
£429.99
A$699.96
A$733.24
A$733.29
S$639
S$639
S$644
RM1878
RM1999
RM1999
GIGABYTE $409.99 £340.99
£345.66
A$651.95 S$680
S$680
S$680
RM2089
RM2179
RM2179
MSI $409.99
$429.37
£392.37
£398.99
A$649.00
A$665.00
S$569
S$616
RM1795
RM1799
PNY $399.99
$446.04
£339.99
£412.48
A$767.11 S$724
S$834
RM1879
RM1879
ZOTAC $399.99 £338.98
£399.95
£404.99
A$666.63
A$733.29
S$546
S$548
S$549
RM1702
RM1719
RM1722

 

RX 5600 XT vs RTX 2060 (Super) : Benchmarking Notes

In addition to testing the Radeon RX 5600 XT in its two performance modes, we will compare it against both the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060, as well as the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 SUPER.

Here are the specifications of the AMD testbed we used.

Processor AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
Motherboard ASUS ROG Crosshair VIII Hero
Memory Speed G.SKILL Sniper X DDR4-3400 (8 GB x 2)
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4-3200 (8 GB x 2)
Monitor Dell P2415Q Ultra HD Monitor
Storage 1TB SanDisk Ultra 3D SSD
Operating System Microsoft Windows 10 (64-bit)
Graphics Drivers NVIDIA GameReady Driver 441.87
AMD Radeon Software Adrenalin 2020 Edition 20.1.1

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RX 5600 XT vs RTX 2060 (Super) : F1 2019

F1 2019 is a new racing game by Codemasters, released on 28 June 2019.

We tested it on three resolutions at the Ultra High settings :

  • 1080p : 1920 x 1080
  • 1440p : 2560 x 1440
  • 2160p : 3840 x 2160

1080p Gaming Resolution

The AMD Radeon RX 5600 XT was perfect at 1080p, guaranteeing frame rates in excess of 60 fps. It was 23% faster than the RTX 2060, and just 16% slower than the RTX 2060 SUPER.

1440p Gaming Resolution

The AMD Radeon RX 5600 XT did well at 1440p, delivering an average frame rate above 70 fps, with a good minimum frame rate above 50 fps.

At this higher resolution, it was 24% faster than the RTX 2060, and only 5% slower than the RTX 2060 SUPER.

2160p Gaming Resolution

Will you look at that – at the 4K resolution, the Radeon RX 5600 XT matched the performance of the RTX 2060 SUPER, and was 32% faster than the RTX 2060!

 

RX 5600 XT vs RTX 2060 (Super) : World War Z

Based on the 2013 movie, World War Z is a relatively new third-person shooter game, released in April 2019.

We tested it on three resolutions using the Vulkan API at the Ultra High settings :

  • 1080p : 1920 x 1080
  • 1440p : 2560 x 1440
  • 2160p : 3840 x 2160

Note : This game is known to be highly optimised for AMD Radeon cards.

1080p Gaming Resolution

It was no surprise to see the Radeon RX 5600 XT do so well in this AMD-optimised game. Even at 135W, it was as fast as the RTX 2060 SUPER, and a whopping 64% faster than the RTX 2060.

1440p Gaming Resolution

The Radeon RX 5600 XT continued to be faster than the RTX 2060 SUPER at 1440p, and was 51% faster than the RTX 2060.

2160p Gaming Resolution

Even at 4K, the Radeon RX 5600 XT was as fast as the RTX 2060 SUPER. It may not deliver 60 fps, but it was still 27.5% faster than the RTX 2060.

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RX 5600 XT vs RTX 2060 (Super) : Strange Brigade

Strange Brigade is also a third-person shooter game, released in August 2018.

We tested it on three resolutions using the Vulkan API at the Ultra High settings :

  • 1080p : 1920 x 1080
  • 1440p : 2560 x 1440
  • 2160p : 3840 x 2160

1080p Gaming Resolution

The AMD Radeon RX 5600 XT was superb at 1080p, guaranteeing frame rates in excess of 80 fps. At 135W, it was 16% faster than the RTX 2060, and 22.5% slower than the RTX 2060 SUPER.

But once you boost it to 160W, it was 24% faster than the RTX 2060, and just 17% slower than the RTX 2060 SUPER.

1440p Gaming Resolution

The AMD Radeon RX 5600 XT was perfect at 1440p, with minimum frame rates far in excess of 60 fps.

At 135W, it was 11% faster than the RTX 2060, and 23% slower than the RTX 2060 SUPER.

Once you boost it to 160W, it was 20% faster than the RTX 2060, and just 17% slower than the RTX 2060 SUPER.

2160p Gaming Resolution

The AMD Radeon RX 5600 XT delivered good frame rates at 4K. At 160W, it was 12% faster than the RTX 2060, and 15% slower than the RTX 2060 SUPER.

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RX 5600 XT vs RTX 2060 (Super) : The Division 2

Tom Clancy’s The Division 2 is a new third-person shooter game released in March 2019.

We tested it on three resolutions using the Extreme settings :

  • 1080p : 1920 x 1080
  • 1440p : 2560 x 1440
  • 2160p : 3840 x 2160

1080p Gaming Resolution

Will you look at that! Even at 135W, the RX 5600 XT was 33% faster than the RTX 2060, and only 10% slower than the RTX 2060 SUPER.

When boosted to 160W, it was 40% faster than the RTX 2060, and just 5% slower than the RTX 2060 SUPER.

1440p Gaming Resolution

At 1440p, the AMD Radeon RX 5600 XT delivered good frame rates. At 135W, it was 22% faster than the RTX 2060, and only 11% slower than the RTX 2060 SUPER.

When boosted to 160W, it was 29% faster than the RTX 2060, and just 6.5% slower than the RTX 2060 SUPER.

2160p Gaming Resolution

4K was certainly not playable, not for any of the cards in this comparison. But we can see that at 160W, the RX 5600 XT was 15% faster than the RTX 2060, and only 9% slower than the RTX 2060 SUPER.

 

RX 5600 XT vs RTX 2060 (Super) : Ashes of the Singularity

Ashes of the Singularity is a 2016 game that supports multi-core processing and asynchronous compute.

We tested it on three resolutions using the DirectX 12 API at the Extreme settings :

  • 1080p : 1920 x 1080
  • 1440p : 2560 x 1440
  • 2160p : 3840 x 2160

1080p Gaming Resolution

At 1080p, the AMD Radeon RX 5600 XT was as fast as RTX 2060 SUPER, and astoundingly – 87% faster than the RTX 2060.

1440p Gaming Resolution

At 1440p, the AMD Radeon RX 5600 XT was 5% faster than the RTX 2060 SUPER, and was almost twice as fast as the RTX 2060!

2160p Gaming Resolution

At 4K, the AMD Radeon RX 5600 XT was 3% faster than the RTX 2060 SUPER, and 75% faster than the RTX 2060!

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Radeon RX 5600 XT vs GeForce RTX 2060 (Super) : Conclusion

The last-minute power-up boost really transformed the AMD Radeon RX 5600 XT into an RTX 2060 killer.

Even after NVIDIA shaved off $50 off its price, the GeForce RTX 2060 was no match for the Radeon RX 5600 XT.

More importantly, it gave the AMD Radeon RX 5600 XT a much needed boost in price-performance value. In fact, it offers more dollar for FPS than the RTX 2060 SUPER!

Game Resolution RTX 2060 RX 5600 XT
(160W)
RTX 2060
SUPER
Price $299 $289 $399
F1 2019 1080p $3.88
+ 27%
$3.05 $3.53
+ 16%
1440p $4.82
+ 28%
$3.77 $4.93
+ 31%
2160p $7.29
+ 36%
$5.37 $7.53
+ 40%
World
War Z
1080p $3.29
+ 71%
$1.92 $2.71
+ 41%
1440p $4.46
+ 55%
$2.87 $4.07
+ 42%
2160p $7.48
+ 31%
$5.69 $7.69
+ 35%
Strange
Brigade
1080p $2.79
+ 28%
$2.18 $2.49
+ 14%
1440p $3.69
+ 23%
$2.99 $3.41
+ 14%
2160p $5.98
+ 15%
$5.18 $6.05
+ 17%
Division 2 1080p $4.75
+ 44%
$3.30 $4.29
+ 30%
1440p $6.64
+ 33%
$5.00 $6.44
+ 29%
2160p $11.50
+ 19%
$9.67 $12.09
+ 25%
AOTS 1080p $6.49
+ 93%
$3.36 $4.65
+ 38%
1440p $7.04
+ 99%
$3.53 $5.09
+ 44%
2160p $8.28
+ 80%
$4.60 $6.54
+ 42%
Average + 45.5% Baseline + 30.5%

The Sapphire PULSE Radeon RX 5600 XT we used as the AMD reference card definitely offers more price-performance value than both NVIDIA cards.

Again, we have to point out that this does not mean that the AMD Radeon RX 5600 XT is faster than the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 SUPER.

It just means you get more bang for your buck with AMD’s latest mid-range graphics card.

Will NVIDIA counter with a price cut on the RTX 2060 SUPER? Fingers crossed!

 

Radeon RX 5600 XT vs GeForce RTX 2060 (Super) : Latest Price Lists!

Here is the latest price list with the best deals for the Radeon RX 5600 XT, as well as the newly-discounted GeForce RTX 2060, and the newer GeForce RTX 2060 SUPER.

Prices will change over time, so please click on the links to check for the latest prices.

AMD Radeon RX 5600 XT Price List
Brand US UK AU SG MY
ASRock £434
ASUS $319.99
$339.99
A$591
A$649
A$660
S$550
S$598
RM1598
RM1598
GIGABYTE $299.99 £218
£293
A$646
A$647
S$479
S$490
RM1539
RM1539
MSI $299.99
$339.99
£302
£339
A$495
A$585
S$475
PowerColor $279.99
$289.99
$309.99
£332
£343
£347
S$517 RM1399
RM1499
RM1499
Sapphire $289.99 £277 A$595 S$425
S$440
RM1358
RM1368
XFX $279.99
$319.99
£264
£281
A$528
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Price List
Brand US UK AU SG MY
ASUS $339.99
$344.99
$349.99
£290
£332
£341
A$561
A$626
A$650
S$609
S$621
S$622
RM1249
RM1338
RM1399
EVGA $334.99
$340.99
$359.99
£330
£337
A$561
A$561
A$564
S$616
S$625
GIGABYTE $329.99
$359.99
£290
£300
S$445
S$449
RM1349
MSI $339.99
$359.99
$359.99
£297
£318
A$561
A$562
A$582
S$495
S$499
S$507
RM1259
RM1298
RM1298
PNY $339.99 £292 A$544
ZOTAC $319.99 £270 A$528
A$585
S$426
S$429
S$439
RM1250
RM1275
RM1319
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 SUPER Price List
Brand US UK AU SG MY
ASUS $404.99
$409.99
$449.99
£369.99
£379.99
£387.00
A$669.00
A$683.30
A$694.47
S$699
S$715
S$729
RM2000
RM2050
RM2150
EVGA $413.99
$439.99
$459.99
£401.98
£414.99
£429.99
A$699.96
A$733.24
A$733.29
S$639
S$639
S$644
RM1878
RM1999
RM1999
GIGABYTE $409.99 £340.99
£345.66
A$651.95 S$680
S$680
S$680
RM2089
RM2179
RM2179
MSI $409.99
$429.37
£392.37
£398.99
A$649.00
A$665.00
S$569
S$616
RM1795
RM1799
PNY $399.99
$446.04
£339.99
£412.48
A$767.11 S$724
S$834
RM1879
RM1879
ZOTAC $399.99 £338.98
£399.95
£404.99
A$666.63
A$733.29
S$546
S$548
S$549
RM1702
RM1719
RM1722

 

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AMD Radeon RX 5600 XT | RX 5600 : A Quick Primer!

AMD just announced two new graphics cards – the Radeon RX 5600 XT and the Radeon RX 5600, that they promise will deliver the ultimate 1080p gaming experience.

Here is what AMD has revealed so far about the Radeon RX 5600 XT and Radeon RX 5600 graphics cards!

 

AMD Radeon RX 5600 XT | RX 5600 : A Quick Primer!

The AMD Radeon RX 5600 XT and Radeon RX 5600 use the same Navi GPU as the Radeon RX 5700, with 10.3 billion transistors fabricated using the 7 nm process

The Radeon RX 5600 XT is essentially the Radeon RX 5700, with slower clock speeds and a 192-bit memory bus instead of a 256-bit memory bus.

The Radeon RX 5600 maintains the same slower clock speeds and 192-bit memory bus, but has some stream processors disabled.

They both have a lower TDP of 150 watts, 6 GB of GDDR6 memory, and have a PCI Express 4.0 x16 interface.

 

AMD Radeon RX 5600 XT | RX 5600 Specifications

In this table, we compare their specifications against the Radeon RX 5700, and the Radeon RX 5500 XT.

Like the Radeon RX 5500 XT, they are both AIB-only cards. So these are only reference specifications :

Specifications Radeon RX
5700
Radeon RX
5600 XT
Radeon RX
5600
Radeon RX
5500 XT
Transistors 10.3 billion 10.3 billion 10.3 billion 6.4 billion
Fab Process 7 nm 7 nm 7 nm 7 nm
Total Graphics Power 185 W 150 W 150 W 130 W
Stream Processors 2304 2304 2048 1408
Game Clock 1465 MHz 1375 MHz 1375 MHz 1717 MHz
Boost Clock 1725 MHz 1560 MHz 1560 MHz 1845 MHz
TMUs 144 144 128 88
Max. Texture Rate 248.4 GT/s 224.6 GT/s 199.7 GT/s 162.4 GT/s
ROPs 64 64 64 32
Max. Pixel Rate 110.4 GP/s 99.8 GP/s 99.8 GP/s 59.0 GP/s
Memory Size 8 GB 6 GB 6 GB 4 GB / 8 GB
Memory Type GDDR6 GDDR6 GDDR6 GDDR6
Bus Width 256-bit 192-bit 192-bit 128-bit
Bandwidth 448 GB/s 288 GB/s 288 GB/s 224 GB/s
PCIe Interface PCIe 4.0 x16 PCIe 4.0 x16 PCIe 4.0 x16 PCIe 4.0 x8

 

AMD Radeon RX 5600 XT Performance

AMD is targeting the Radeon RX 5600 XT at gamers who are looking to upgrade from 3+ year old cards like the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 6GB.

In their internal tests, it handily beats that 3.5 year old card by 55% on average – a significant performance difference.

Against a newer card like the GeForce GTX 1660 Ti, the performance gap narrows but it promises to be about 10-20% faster.

Finally, AMD pit it against the GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER, showing 5%-15% better performance.

 

AMD Radeon RX 5600 XT Price + Availability

From what we understand, both the Radeon RX 5600 XT and Radeon RX 5600 are AIB-only cards like the Radeon RX 5500 XT.

However, only the Radeon RX 5600 XT will be available for retail sale from AMD’s brand partners starting from 21 January 2020 onwards, with a suggested e-tail price (SEP) of US$279.

The AMD Radeon RX 5600 will be available only in OEM systems, and will ship in the first quarter of 2020.

 

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