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AMD Radeon RX 5500 XT 8GB

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How well can the Radeon RX 5500 XT 8GB run games
14 Nov 2019 - Graphics card reviewed

The Radeon RX 5500 XT 8GB is a high performing piece of gaming hardware, still confidently featuring in PC gamer computers. DirectX 12 gaming system requirements will be met by this gpu.

What FPS performance can the Radeon RX 5500 XT 8GB get on latest AAA 2019 games? In particular our game review looks at the FPS achieved running on Ultra graphics settings on the 1080p screen resolution as well as 1440p and 4K. In terms of performance against the most demanding games today this graphics card can play 694 of the 1000 most demanding PC games beating their recommended requirements.

Running at 1080p this card gets a strong frame rate from FIFA 20 with 150 FPS on Ultra. Then we take a look at Death Stranding which is predicted to return a playable 29 FPS. Another title that we looked at is the popular Diablo 4 which we predict will get a playable 29 FPS.

We move on to 1440p, and tested FIFA 20 which delivered strong FPS results. Here are the graphic presets - Low: 257 FPS, Medium: 214 FPS, High: 157 FPS and Ultra: 114 FPS. Next we have Death Stranding running on Radeon RX 5500 XT 8GB which is predicted to get L: 58FPS, M: 46FPS, H: 31FPS, U: 22FPS. And for performance contrast the popular Diablo 4 is predicted to get L: 58FPS, M: 46FPS, H: 31FPS, U: 22FPS at 1440p. After a look at the popular games running at 1440p with the Radeon RX 5500 XT 8GB, this is a good choice for running modern games at Ultra in this larger screen resolution.

How many years will the Radeon RX 5500 XT 8GB graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon RX 5500 XT 8GB in your PC? Upgrade time for this GPU is currently placed at 2 years

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Radeon RX 5500 XT 8GB? A good upgrade choice for this graphics card today would be the 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Super 6GB. For comparison of the 1000 most demanding games around today this suggested upgrade is 32% better and can meet 899 of their recommended requirements. An alternative great upgrade graphics card would be a R-500 Series Radeon RX Vega 56 8GB, which has 42% better performance and can run 962 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today.
FPS System Benchmark
69 FPS
High
The Radeon RX 5500 XT 8GB is released on 11 Oct 2019

Radeon RX 5500 XT 8GB Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

Radeon RX 5500 XT 8GB gets 33.6 FPS on Metro: Exodus

Metro: Exodus

33.6 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 8GB gets 36.4 FPS on Assassins Creed: Odyssey

Assassins Creed: Odyssey

36.4 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 8GB gets 38.1 FPS on Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2

38.1 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 8GB gets 39.1 FPS on Control

Control

39.1 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 8GB gets 39.8 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

39.8 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 8GB gets 41 FPS on Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

41 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 8GB gets 44.4 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

44.4 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 8GB gets 48.5 FPS on Final Fantasy XV

Final Fantasy XV

48.5 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 8GB gets 49.7 FPS on Total War: Warhammer 2

Total War: Warhammer 2

49.7 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 8GB gets 49.8 FPS on Just Cause 4

Just Cause 4

49.8 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 8GB gets 53.2 FPS on Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

53.2 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 8GB gets 56.1 FPS on Middle-earth: Shadow of War

Middle-earth: Shadow of War

56.1 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 8GB gets 62.2 FPS on Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

62.2 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 8GB gets 63.7 FPS on Hitman 2 (2018)

Hitman 2 (2018)

63.7 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 8GB gets 63.9 FPS on Assassins Creed: Unity

Assassins Creed: Unity

63.9 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 8GB gets 65.9 FPS on The Witcher III

The Witcher III

65.9 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 8GB gets 66.5 FPS on Rise of the Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider

66.5 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 8GB gets 69 FPS on Forza Horizon 4

Forza Horizon 4

69 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 8GB gets 69.9 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

69.9 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 8GB gets 73.6 FPS on Far Cry 5

Far Cry 5

73.6 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 8GB gets 77.8 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

77.8 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 8GB gets 80.6 FPS on PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

80.6 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 8GB gets 84.5 FPS on Battlefield 1

Battlefield 1

84.5 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 8GB gets 86.5 FPS on Crysis 3

Crysis 3

86.5 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 8GB gets 97.5 FPS on Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto V

97.5 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 8GB gets 100.9 FPS on Wolfenstein: Youngblood

Wolfenstein: Youngblood

100.9 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 8GB gets 106.4 FPS on Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

106.4 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 8GB gets 22.9 FPS on Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2

22.9 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 8GB gets 25.4 FPS on Control

Control

25.4 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 8GB gets 26.3 FPS on Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

26.3 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 8GB gets 26.9 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

26.9 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 8GB gets 29.3 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

29.3 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 8GB gets 29.5 FPS on Assassins Creed: Odyssey

Assassins Creed: Odyssey

29.5 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 8GB gets 37.5 FPS on The Division 2

The Division 2

37.5 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 8GB gets 43.3 FPS on Hitman 2 (2018)

Hitman 2 (2018)

43.3 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 8GB gets 49.1 FPS on The Witcher III

The Witcher III

49.1 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 8GB gets 58.5 FPS on Far Cry 5

Far Cry 5

58.5 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 8GB gets 61.8 FPS on Wolfenstein: Youngblood

Wolfenstein: Youngblood

61.8 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 8GB gets 66.2 FPS on Rise of the Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider

66.2 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 8GB gets 67.1 FPS on Battlefield 1

Battlefield 1

67.1 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 8GB gets 10.6 FPS on Control

Control

10.6 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 8GB gets 12.9 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

12.9 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 8GB gets 16.9 FPS on Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2

16.9 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 8GB gets 20 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

20 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 8GB gets 20.3 FPS on Just Cause 4

Just Cause 4

20.3 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 8GB gets 24.4 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

24.4 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 8GB gets 31.8 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

31.8 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 8GB gets 32 FPS on Wolfenstein: Youngblood

Wolfenstein: Youngblood

32 FPS
AMD PC game performance check Radeon RX 5500 XT 8GB
GPU
Architecture
Navi
Process
7nm
TMUs
128
Texture Rate
236 GTexel/s
ROPs
32
Pixel Rate
59 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units
1408
Driver Support
-
Release Price
Compatibility
Direct X
DX 12.0
Shader
5.0
Open GL
4.5
Resolution (WxH)
4096x2160
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Memory
8192 MB
Memory Speed
2001 MHz
Memory Bus
128 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR6
Memory Bandwidth
256.1GB/sec
L2 Cache
0KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
0
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
3
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1168 MHz
Boost Clock
1845 MHz
Power
Max Power
120 Watts
PSU
450 Watt & 30 Amps
Power Connector
1x 8-pin
Recommended Hardware
Best RAM Match
16 GB
Best Resolution
1920 x 1080
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Radeon RX 5500 XT 8GB Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
The Radeon RX 5500 XT 8GB is an entry-level graphics card which is part of the AMD Radeon RX 5000 series. It was announced on October 7th, 2019.
Architecture
It is powered by the 7nm Navi GPU, which has 1408 shader processing units, [xx] TMUs and [xx]] ROPs.


GPU
The central unit runs at 1717 MHz and goes up to 1845 MHz when the boost mode is triggered.


Memory
The RX 5500 XT comes with a 8GB frame buffer of GDDR6 through a 128-bit memory interface, while the memory clock operates at 1750MHz.


Power Consumption
With a rated board TDP of [xx]W, it requires at least a 450W PSU with one available 6-pin connector.


Performance
The Radeon RX 5500 XT 8GB been built as a Low/Mid performance graphics card for 2019. Its direct competitor is the Nvidia GeForce GTX 1660 Ti. It will run most triple AAA titles released during 2019 on medium to high graphics at 1080p screen resolution. With adjustments and lowering anti aliasing this RX 5500 XT 8GB card can confidently maintain 60+ frames per seconds on high graphic settings at 1080p. Moving to 1440p screen resolution and the graphics card may need to be adjusted down to medium in order to maintain 50-60+ fps.
System Suggestions
The Radeon RX 5500 XT 8GB is best suited for resolutions up to and including 1920x1080. We recommend a mid range R5 Ryzen processor and at least 8GB of system memory for optimal gaming performance from the RX 5500 XT 8GB.


Source [Wikipedia]
Radeon RX 5500 XT 8GB vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
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Graphics Card
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RAM
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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
Red Dead Redemption 2 43% 1%
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 46% 1%
Death Stranding 38% 38%
Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order 81% 38%
Cyberpunk 2077 38% 38%
Need For Speed Heat 44% 1%
Planet Zoo 46% 8%
Diablo 4 31% 38%
FIFA 20 61% 46%
Borderlands 3 35% 6%
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