At CES 2020, AMD revealed its brand-new Radeon RX 5600 XT, a midrange $279 graphics card making use of the company’s Navi architecture that sits in between the more affordable RX 5500 series and the more powerful RX 5700 series. AMD is positioning the 5600 XT as “the ultimate graphics card for 1080 p gaming,” and evaluates out today seem to suggest that AMD may have made a card that’s precisely that.
Anandtech found that the RX 5600 XT lives up to AMD’s “ultimate” claim, averaging more than 60 fps in all however one video game it evaluated– that video game being City Exodus It also stated that the 5600 XT “clobbers” Nvidia’s GTX 1660 Ti, a popular and similarly priced card that likewise targets gamers who desire excellent 1080 p graphics.
Tom’s Hardware discovered that the card “easily” eclipsed 60 fps at 1080 p (with optimum settings triggered) on most of the titles that it tested, which consists of heavy players like The Department 2 and Gears of War 5 PC Player discovered 1080 p to be an “easy hurdle” for the card and said it accomplished typical frame rates of around 137 fps across 12 games.
The closest competitor to the 5600 XT is probably the previously mentioned Nvidia GTX 1660 Ti, which came out in 2015 and also costs $279, and reviewers normally discovered that the RX 5600 XT carried out better than the GTX 1660 Ti. Maybe in action to AMD’s new card, Nvidia dropped the cost on its entry-level ray-tracing graphics card, the RTX 2060 Founders Edition, to $299 There’s now a bit more competitors at that sub-$300 rate point, though designs at this rate point presently appear to be offered out. Directly comparing the two cards together, Tom’s Hardware discovered that the 5600 XT “wins more than it loses” against the RTX 2060, though only Nvidia’s option can handle ray tracing.
Engadget called the 5600 XT “the most effective 1080 p gaming alternative on the marketplace under $300,” though, and other reviews are backing that up. If you’re searching for a midrange card that will let you play video games at 1080 p and high frame rates, the 5600 XT looks like it could be a good option.
If you’re seeking to get your hands on one of these cards, PC Gamer has actually found numerous configurations of AMD’s new graphics card that are offered right now, beginning at $27999