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AMD Radeon RX 5500 XT MSI Gaming X 4GB

GD Rating

8.3
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How well can the Radeon RX 5500 XT MSI Gaming X 4GB run games
14 Oct 2020 - Graphics card reviewed

The Radeon RX 5500 XT MSI Gaming X 4GB is a high performing piece of gaming hardware, still confidently featuring in PC gamer computers. All games with system requirements of DirectX 12 or lower are met by this card.

Game performance for the Radeon RX 5500 XT MSI Gaming X 4GB where we look at the bigger games played in 2020. Looking closely at the graphics card frame rate performance on Ultra graphics settings at 1080p, 1440p and 4K screen resolutions. In comparison to the game recommended requirements of the 1000 most demanding games played today this PC hardware can run 763.

The Radeon RX 5500 XT MSI Gaming X 4GB graphics card is returning a strong performance on FIFA 21 at 1080p of 163 frames per second at Ultra graphics settings. Another popular title that is good to benchmark graphics cards against is Genshin Impact which we saw got reasonable frame rates of 51 FPS. A third game we can look at on Ultra at 1080p is the popular Phasmophobia, which was getting 63 FPS under tests.

Increasing resolution to 1440p is something a number of PC gamers are doing today. We tested the Radeon RX 5500 XT MSI Gaming X 4GB at 1440p with FIFA 21, which got a strong set of FPS results. These were, Low: 280 FPS, Medium: 233 FPS, High: 171 FPS and Ultra: 124 FPS. We then checked out Genshin Impact which had a set of graphics results as followed, L: 102FPS, M: 80FPS, H: 54FPS, U: 39FPS. And another popular game was Phasmophobia that returned L: 127FPS, M: 100FPS, H: 67FPS, U: 48FPS at 1440p. Getting popular modern games to run at 1440p on the Radeon RX 5500 XT MSI Gaming X 4GB is one of the more powerful graphics cards for this monitor resolution. Games will be running with stable frame rates at Ultra on a 1440p setup. 4K gaming for a number of modern games should also be considered with this graphics hardware.

How many years will the Radeon RX 5500 XT MSI Gaming X 4GB graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon RX 5500 XT MSI Gaming X 4GB in your PC? 2-3 years of top end gaming before an upgrade

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Radeon RX 5500 XT MSI Gaming X 4GB? A suitable upgrade choice for the Radeon RX 5500 XT MSI Gaming X 4GB is the 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Super 6GB, which is 21% more powerful and can run 825 of the 1000 most demanding PC games beating their recommended requirements. Alternatively upgrading this graphics card would have us consider the R-500 Series Radeon RX Vega 56 8GB which is 30% more powerful. This upgrade choice can also run 927 games from the most demanding games today.
FPS System Benchmark
76 FPS
High
The Radeon RX 5500 XT MSI Gaming X 4GB is released on 11 Oct 2019

Radeon RX 5500 XT MSI Gaming X 4GB Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

Radeon RX 5500 XT MSI Gaming X 4GB gets 21.7 FPS on Marvel's Avengers

Marvel's Avengers

21.7 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT MSI Gaming X 4GB gets 32.5 FPS on Death Stranding

Death Stranding

32.5 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT MSI Gaming X 4GB gets 37.4 FPS on Metro: Exodus

Metro: Exodus

37.4 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT MSI Gaming X 4GB gets 40 FPS on Assassins Creed: Odyssey

Assassins Creed: Odyssey

40 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT MSI Gaming X 4GB gets 40.6 FPS on Control

Control

40.6 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT MSI Gaming X 4GB gets 40.8 FPS on Total War: Three Kingdoms

Total War: Three Kingdoms

40.8 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT MSI Gaming X 4GB gets 41 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

41 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT MSI Gaming X 4GB gets 47.5 FPS on Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2

47.5 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT MSI Gaming X 4GB gets 48.8 FPS on Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

48.8 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT MSI Gaming X 4GB gets 49.6 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

49.6 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT MSI Gaming X 4GB gets 51.6 FPS on Total War: Warhammer 2

Total War: Warhammer 2

51.6 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT MSI Gaming X 4GB gets 54.4 FPS on Final Fantasy XV

Final Fantasy XV

54.4 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT MSI Gaming X 4GB gets 57 FPS on Just Cause 4

Just Cause 4

57 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT MSI Gaming X 4GB gets 58.1 FPS on The Division 2

The Division 2

58.1 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT MSI Gaming X 4GB gets 59.7 FPS on Middle-earth: Shadow of War

Middle-earth: Shadow of War

59.7 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT MSI Gaming X 4GB gets 65.4 FPS on Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

65.4 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT MSI Gaming X 4GB gets 67.4 FPS on Assassins Creed: Unity

Assassins Creed: Unity

67.4 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT MSI Gaming X 4GB gets 67.5 FPS on The Witcher III

The Witcher III

67.5 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT MSI Gaming X 4GB gets 67.8 FPS on Hitman 2 (2018)

Hitman 2 (2018)

67.8 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT MSI Gaming X 4GB gets 68 FPS on Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

68 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT MSI Gaming X 4GB gets 71.3 FPS on F1 2019

F1 2019

71.3 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT MSI Gaming X 4GB gets 73.9 FPS on Rise of the Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider

73.9 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT MSI Gaming X 4GB gets 74.4 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

74.4 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT MSI Gaming X 4GB gets 75.5 FPS on Forza Horizon 4

Forza Horizon 4

75.5 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT MSI Gaming X 4GB gets 78.9 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

78.9 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT MSI Gaming X 4GB gets 83.6 FPS on Crysis 3

Crysis 3

83.6 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT MSI Gaming X 4GB gets 86.6 FPS on Far Cry 5

Far Cry 5

86.6 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT MSI Gaming X 4GB gets 88.1 FPS on PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

88.1 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT MSI Gaming X 4GB gets 100.9 FPS on Battlefield 1

Battlefield 1

100.9 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT MSI Gaming X 4GB gets 104 FPS on Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto V

104 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT MSI Gaming X 4GB gets 110.3 FPS on Wolfenstein: Youngblood

Wolfenstein: Youngblood

110.3 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT MSI Gaming X 4GB gets 115.3 FPS on Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

115.3 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT MSI Gaming X 4GB gets 10 FPS on Marvel's Avengers

Marvel's Avengers

10 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT MSI Gaming X 4GB gets 25.6 FPS on Death Stranding

Death Stranding

25.6 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT MSI Gaming X 4GB gets 26 FPS on Control

Control

26 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT MSI Gaming X 4GB gets 28.7 FPS on Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

28.7 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT MSI Gaming X 4GB gets 28.8 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

28.8 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT MSI Gaming X 4GB gets 29.6 FPS on Metro: Exodus

Metro: Exodus

29.6 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT MSI Gaming X 4GB gets 32.1 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

32.1 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT MSI Gaming X 4GB gets 32.3 FPS on Assassins Creed: Odyssey

Assassins Creed: Odyssey

32.3 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT MSI Gaming X 4GB gets 35.7 FPS on Total War: Warhammer 2

Total War: Warhammer 2

35.7 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT MSI Gaming X 4GB gets 36.1 FPS on Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2

36.1 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT MSI Gaming X 4GB gets 42.1 FPS on The Division 2

The Division 2

42.1 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT MSI Gaming X 4GB gets 43.3 FPS on Assassins Creed: Unity

Assassins Creed: Unity

43.3 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT MSI Gaming X 4GB gets 45.9 FPS on Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

45.9 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT MSI Gaming X 4GB gets 46.5 FPS on Hitman 2 (2018)

Hitman 2 (2018)

46.5 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT MSI Gaming X 4GB gets 51 FPS on Crysis 3

Crysis 3

51 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT MSI Gaming X 4GB gets 53.7 FPS on The Witcher III

The Witcher III

53.7 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT MSI Gaming X 4GB gets 63.9 FPS on Far Cry 5

Far Cry 5

63.9 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT MSI Gaming X 4GB gets 67.5 FPS on Wolfenstein: Youngblood

Wolfenstein: Youngblood

67.5 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT MSI Gaming X 4GB gets 72.3 FPS on Rise of the Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider

72.3 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT MSI Gaming X 4GB gets 73.3 FPS on Battlefield 1

Battlefield 1

73.3 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT MSI Gaming X 4GB gets 11.6 FPS on Control

Control

11.6 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT MSI Gaming X 4GB gets 15.2 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

15.2 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT MSI Gaming X 4GB gets 15.3 FPS on Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

15.3 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT MSI Gaming X 4GB gets 20.4 FPS on Assassins Creed: Odyssey

Assassins Creed: Odyssey

20.4 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT MSI Gaming X 4GB gets 20.4 FPS on Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

20.4 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT MSI Gaming X 4GB gets 21.4 FPS on Assassins Creed: Unity

Assassins Creed: Unity

21.4 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT MSI Gaming X 4GB gets 22.3 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

22.3 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT MSI Gaming X 4GB gets 22.3 FPS on Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2

22.3 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT MSI Gaming X 4GB gets 22.4 FPS on Just Cause 4

Just Cause 4

22.4 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT MSI Gaming X 4GB gets 22.4 FPS on Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

22.4 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT MSI Gaming X 4GB gets 23.4 FPS on Crysis 3

Crysis 3

23.4 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT MSI Gaming X 4GB gets 27.5 FPS on The Witcher III

The Witcher III

27.5 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT MSI Gaming X 4GB gets 28.3 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

28.3 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT MSI Gaming X 4GB gets 29.6 FPS on Rise of the Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider

29.6 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT MSI Gaming X 4GB gets 29.6 FPS on Far Cry 5

Far Cry 5

29.6 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT MSI Gaming X 4GB gets 32.9 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

32.9 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT MSI Gaming X 4GB gets 35 FPS on Wolfenstein: Youngblood

Wolfenstein: Youngblood

35 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT MSI Gaming X 4GB gets 41.8 FPS on Battlefield 1

Battlefield 1

41.8 FPS
AMD PC game performance check Radeon RX 5500 XT MSI Gaming X 4GB
GPU
Architecture
Navi
Process
7nm
TMUs
88
Texture Rate
162 GTexel/s
ROPs
32
Pixel Rate
59 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units
1408
Driver Support
-
Release Price
$169.00
Compatibility
Direct X
DX 12.0
Shader
6.4
Open GL
4.6
Resolution (WxH)
4096x2160
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Memory
4096 MB
Memory Speed
1750 MHz
Memory Bus
128 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR6
Memory Bandwidth
224GB/sec
L2 Cache
0KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
0
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
3
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1737 MHz
Boost Clock
1845 MHz
Power
Max Power
110 Watts
PSU
450 Watt & 30 Amps
Power Connector
1x 8-pin
Recommended Hardware
Best CPU Match
Best RAM Match
16 GB
Best Resolution
1920 x 1080
GPU Upgrade
Resolution Performance
1366x768 1600x900 1920x1080 2560x1440 3840x2160
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10
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Radeon RX 5500 XT MSI Gaming X 4GB Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
The Radeon RX 5500 XT MSI Gaming X 4GB is an entry-level graphics card which is part of the AMD Radeon RX 5000 series. It was announced on October 7th, 2019 and released on December 12th, 2019.


Architecture
It is powered by the 7nm Navi GPU, which has 1408 shader processing units, 88 TMUs and 32 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 4GB comes with a 4GB frame buffer of GDDR6 through a 128-bit memory interface, while the memory clock operates at 1750MHz, or 14GHz effective.


Power Consumption
With a rated board TDP of 110W, it requires at least a 450W PSU with one available 8-pin connector.


Performance
The Radeon RX 5500 XT MSI Gaming X 4GB been built as a Low/Mid performance graphics card for 2020. Its direct competitor is the Nvidia GeForce GTX 1650 Super. It will run most triple AAA titles released during 2020 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 MSI Gaming X 4GB is best suited for resolutions up to and including 1920x1080. We recommend a mid range R5 Ryzen processor and at least 12GB of system memory for optimal gaming performance from the RX 5500 XT 4GB.


Source [D3ATHKeeper]
Radeon RX 5500 XT MSI Gaming X 4GB vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
CPU
0%
Graphics Card
5%
RAM
12GB
0%
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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
Cyberpunk 2077 25% 4%
Assassins Creed: Valhalla 43% 11%
Genshin Impact 73% 3%
Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War 50% 1%
eFootball PES 2021 55% 51%
FIFA 21 64% 51%
Marvel's Avengers 55% 8%
Watch Dogs Legion 16% 6%
Mafia: Definitive Edition 58% 39%
Microsoft Flight Simulator 14% 14%
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