After 7th October official AMD’s RX 5500 announcement on their webpage, whole world shattered knowing that 1080p 60fps king RX 570 might be replaced soon by 7nm cutting edge affordable GPU and Nvidia is now preparing for GTX 1650 Super November release to claim back their throne after 2 years of AMD’s dominance in entry level.
Surprisingly, AMD conducted Greater China Partner Summit to officially announce it’s new 1080p 60 fps+ Gaming King entry level Graphics Card in Beijing. AMD again reiterated that RX 5500 is the entry level affordable 7nm Navi 14 card with GDDR6 Video Memory. Alongside RX 480, the RX 5500 gets 12% power consumption efficiency at a similar performance deriving from 150W TDP. This and later models might be coming with 8 GB GDDR6 memory on 128 interface and 22 CU (Compute units) distributed into 1480 SPs (Stream Processors). Most notable feature is PCIe Gen 4.0 support to widen the video bandwidth. Boost clock may reach up to 1845 MHz frequency to maintain 60 fps on 1080p resolution.
Gaming benchmark numbers are shown in the picture say it all. RX 5500 can run Fortnite on 90 fps high settings, Apex Legends runs on 93 fps ultra settings, PUBG Steam version up to 99 fps high settings, World of Warcraft might get 115 fps 10th grade (on a scale from 1 to 10), Overwatch with Epics settings reaches 135 fps and Rainbow Six Siege may run up to 173 fps ultra settings. So 1080p gaming choice will likely be RX 5500 with 4GB GDDR6 for next year’s budget esport’s gamers. These valuable information are collected from mydrivers.com. Big credit goes to them for making fresh hardware press releases from eastern part of the world.