AMD Radeon RX 5700M 8GB

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How well can the Radeon RX 5700M 8GB run games
14 Oct 2020 - Graphics card reviewed

One of the most powerful pieces of hardware available today, the Radeon RX 5700M 8GB runs today’s game system requirements comfortably. Capable of running games with up to a DirectX 12 requirement.

This PC hardware performance game review for the Radeon RX 5700M 8GB graphics card, when running 2020 more popular games, lets us see what type of FPS this card gets when playing at 1080p, 1440p and 4K screen resolutions and ultra settings. The Radeon RX 5700M 8GB can run the recommended graphics system requirements for 812 games today, of the top 1000 most demanding.

A Radeon RX 5700M 8GB card at 1080p is seeing a good frame rate when running Phasmophobia on Ultra - 73 FPS. Lets look at the predicted performance it will get on Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War which is 59 FPS. To add a bit more variety lets see how the popular Baldurs Gate 3 performs on this hardware, which gets a reasonable 59 FPS.

Next up we increase screen res tests to accommodate the growing in popularity 1440p screen size. So we booted up Phasmophobia to see how the Radeon RX 5700M 8GB dealt with it. It scored up a reasonable series of FPS results across these graphics presets - Low: 147 FPS, Medium: 116 FPS, High: 78 FPS and Ultra: 56 FPS. Next we looked at Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War which we predict will be reasonable with a 45 FPS at Ultra 1440p. And finally looked at Baldurs Gate 3 that got an Ultra 1440p FPS of 45. After a look at the popular games running at 1440p with the Radeon RX 5700M 8GB, this is a good choice of hardware for increased screen resolution gaming. We can see this graphics card is capable of delivering reliable frame rates at Ultra and certainly High graphics settings at 1440p.

How many years will the Radeon RX 5700M 8GB graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon RX 5700M 8GB in your PC? This gpu has around 2+ years of running AAA recommended system requirements before any upgrades should be considered.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Radeon RX 5700M 8GB? A good choice when looking to upgrade the Radeon RX 5700M 8GB would be the 20 Series GeForce RTX 2070 Super Mobile which meets 968 of the 1000 top game’s recommended system requirements and has 22% better performance.
FPS System Benchmark
88 FPS
The Radeon RX 5700M 8GB is released on 14 Jul 2020

Radeon RX 5700M 8GB Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

AMD PC game performance check Radeon RX 5700M 8GB
Navi 10 XL
Texture Rate
248 GTexel/s
Pixel Rate
110 GPixel/s
Processing Units
Driver Support
Direct X
DX 12
Open GL
Resolution (WxH)
Notebook GPU
8192 MB
Memory Speed
1750 MHz
Memory Bus
256 Bit
Memory Type
Memory Bandwidth
L2 Cache
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1465 MHz
Boost Clock
1725 MHz
Max Power
100 Watts
Recommended Hardware
Best RAM Match
16 GB
Best Resolution
2560 x 1440
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Resolution Performance
1366x768 1600x900 1920x1080 2560x1440 3840x2160
Radeon RX 5700M 8GB Game Requirement Analysis

The Radeon RX 5700M 8GB is a mid to high range laptop graphics card which is part of the AMD Radeon RX 5000M Laptop card series.
It is powered by the 7nm Navi GPU, which has 1408 shader processing units, 144 TMUs and 64 ROPs.

The central unit runs at 1465 MHz and goes up to 1725 MHz when the boost mode is triggered.

The RX 5700M comes with a 8GB frame buffer of GDDR6 through a 256-bit memory interface, while the memory clock operates at 1750MHz.

Power Consumption
With a rated board TDP of 100W, it requires at least a 450W PSU with one available 6-pin connector.

The Radeon RX 5700M 8GB has been setup to compete against the Mid to high performance laptop graphics solutions for 2020. Its direct competitor is the Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060 Mobile. 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 Radeon RX 5700M 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 5700M 8GB is best suited for resolutions up to and including 1920x1080. We recommend a mid to high tier range R5 Ryzen processor and ideally 16GB of system memory for optimal gaming performance from the Radeon RX 5700M 8GB.

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Radeon RX 5700M 8GB vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
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Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War 57% 14%
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