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AMD Radeon RX 5500 XT 4GB

GD Rating

8.2
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$189.99
How well can the Radeon RX 5500 XT 4GB run games
26 Nov 2020 - Graphics card reviewed

The Radeon RX 5500 XT 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.

Here we take a closer look at the various performances across 1080p, 1440p and 4K screen resolutions for the Radeon RX 5500 XT 4GB. In particular this is looking at the Ultra graphics settings to see what sort of FPS this graphics card can get across some of the more popular games played in 2020. In terms of performance against the most demanding games today this graphics card can play 755 of the 1000 most demanding PC games beating their recommended requirements.

With 1080p being the most common gaming resolution at the moment we explored how well the Radeon RX 5500 XT 4GB can run Genshin Impact at 1080p and saw it return reasonable frame rates at the following graphics settings - Low: 132 FPS, Medium: 104 FPS, High: 70 FPS and Ultra: 50 FPS. For performance contrast we can see that Microsoft Flight Simulator returns a reasonable 47 FPS at Ultra 1080p.

Next up we increase screen res tests to accommodate the growing in popularity 1440p screen size. So we booted up Genshin Impact to see how the Radeon RX 5500 XT 4GB dealt with it. It scored up a playable series of FPS results across these graphics presets - Low: 101 FPS, Medium: 79 FPS, High: 53 FPS and Ultra: 38 FPS. Next we looked at Microsoft Flight Simulator which was playable with a 36 FPS at Ultra 1440p. And finally looked at FIFA 21 that got an Ultra 1440p FPS of 123. 1440p gaming on the Radeon RX 5500 XT 4GB is a very strong choice of graphics cards at higher resolution gaming. 4K gaming with this graphics card is certainly something that can be achieved across a number of the latest games and still achieve good graphics settings at those resolutions. Ultra 1440p is also a regular occurrence with this gpu.

How many years will the Radeon RX 5500 XT 4GB graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon RX 5500 XT 4GB in your PC? No graphics card upgrade required for around 2 years

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Radeon RX 5500 XT 4GB? If you want an upgrade suggestion for the Radeon RX 5500 XT 4GB then a good choice would be 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Super 6GB as this is better than 819 of the top 1000 most demanding game requirements with 22% better performance as well. Alternatively a suitable upgrade choice for the Radeon RX 5500 XT 4GB is the R-500 Series Radeon RX Vega 56 8GB, which is 31% more powerful and can run 922 of the 1000 most demanding PC games beating their recommended requirements.
FPS System Benchmark
76 FPS
High
The Radeon RX 5500 XT 4GB is released on 11 Oct 2019

Radeon RX 5500 XT 4GB Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

Radeon RX 5500 XT 4GB gets 21.4 FPS on Marvel's Avengers

Marvel's Avengers

21.4 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 4GB gets 32.2 FPS on Death Stranding

Death Stranding

32.2 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 4GB gets 33.5 FPS on Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

33.5 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 4GB gets 38.7 FPS on Assassins Creed: Odyssey

Assassins Creed: Odyssey

38.7 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 4GB gets 40 FPS on Metro: Exodus

Metro: Exodus

40 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 4GB gets 40 FPS on Total War: Three Kingdoms

Total War: Three Kingdoms

40 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 4GB gets 40.2 FPS on Control

Control

40.2 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 4GB gets 40.6 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

40.6 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 4GB gets 47 FPS on Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2

47 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 4GB gets 49.1 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

49.1 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 4GB gets 51.1 FPS on Total War: Warhammer 2

Total War: Warhammer 2

51.1 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 4GB gets 53.8 FPS on Final Fantasy XV

Final Fantasy XV

53.8 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 4GB gets 56.4 FPS on Just Cause 4

Just Cause 4

56.4 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 4GB gets 57.5 FPS on The Division 2

The Division 2

57.5 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 4GB gets 58.3 FPS on Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

58.3 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 4GB gets 59.1 FPS on Middle-earth: Shadow of War

Middle-earth: Shadow of War

59.1 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 4GB gets 66.3 FPS on Assassins Creed: Unity

Assassins Creed: Unity

66.3 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 4GB gets 67.1 FPS on Hitman 2 (2018)

Hitman 2 (2018)

67.1 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 4GB gets 67.3 FPS on Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

67.3 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 4GB gets 69 FPS on F1 2019

F1 2019

69 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 4GB gets 72 FPS on The Witcher III

The Witcher III

72 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 4GB gets 74.7 FPS on Forza Horizon 4

Forza Horizon 4

74.7 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 4GB gets 75.5 FPS on Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto V

75.5 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 4GB gets 78.1 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

78.1 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 4GB gets 79 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

79 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 4GB gets 83 FPS on Crysis 3

Crysis 3

83 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 4GB gets 84 FPS on Far Cry 5

Far Cry 5

84 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 4GB gets 87 FPS on Rise of the Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider

87 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 4GB gets 87.2 FPS on PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

87.2 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 4GB gets 103 FPS on Battlefield 1

Battlefield 1

103 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 4GB gets 109.2 FPS on Wolfenstein: Youngblood

Wolfenstein: Youngblood

109.2 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 4GB gets 114.1 FPS on Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

114.1 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 4GB gets 9.9 FPS on Marvel's Avengers

Marvel's Avengers

9.9 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 4GB gets 25.3 FPS on Death Stranding

Death Stranding

25.3 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 4GB gets 25.7 FPS on Control

Control

25.7 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 4GB gets 26 FPS on Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

26 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 4GB gets 26.4 FPS on Assassins Creed: Odyssey

Assassins Creed: Odyssey

26.4 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 4GB gets 28 FPS on The Division 2

The Division 2

28 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 4GB gets 28.5 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

28.5 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 4GB gets 28.8 FPS on Metro: Exodus

Metro: Exodus

28.8 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 4GB gets 29.8 FPS on Assassins Creed: Valhalla

Assassins Creed: Valhalla

29.8 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 4GB gets 31.7 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

31.7 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 4GB gets 34.7 FPS on Total War: Warhammer 2

Total War: Warhammer 2

34.7 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 4GB gets 35.7 FPS on Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2

35.7 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 4GB gets 38.5 FPS on Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

38.5 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 4GB gets 38.5 FPS on Assassins Creed: Unity

Assassins Creed: Unity

38.5 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 4GB gets 46.1 FPS on Hitman 2 (2018)

Hitman 2 (2018)

46.1 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 4GB gets 50 FPS on Crysis 3

Crysis 3

50 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 4GB gets 50 FPS on The Witcher III

The Witcher III

50 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 4GB gets 57 FPS on Far Cry 5

Far Cry 5

57 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 4GB gets 57 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

57 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 4GB gets 58 FPS on Rise of the Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider

58 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 4GB gets 66 FPS on Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto V

66 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 4GB gets 66.8 FPS on Wolfenstein: Youngblood

Wolfenstein: Youngblood

66.8 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 4GB gets 75 FPS on Battlefield 1

Battlefield 1

75 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 4GB gets 11.5 FPS on Control

Control

11.5 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 4GB gets 13.3 FPS on Assassins Creed: Odyssey

Assassins Creed: Odyssey

13.3 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 4GB gets 14 FPS on Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

14 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 4GB gets 15 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

15 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 4GB gets 15.2 FPS on Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

15.2 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 4GB gets 17.4 FPS on Assassins Creed: Valhalla

Assassins Creed: Valhalla

17.4 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 4GB gets 18 FPS on Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

18 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 4GB gets 19 FPS on Assassins Creed: Unity

Assassins Creed: Unity

19 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 4GB gets 22 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

22 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 4GB gets 22.1 FPS on Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2

22.1 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 4GB gets 22.1 FPS on Just Cause 4

Just Cause 4

22.1 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 4GB gets 23 FPS on Crysis 3

Crysis 3

23 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 4GB gets 27 FPS on The Witcher III

The Witcher III

27 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 4GB gets 28 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

28 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 4GB gets 29 FPS on Far Cry 5

Far Cry 5

29 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 4GB gets 29 FPS on Rise of the Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider

29 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 4GB gets 32.5 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

32.5 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 4GB gets 34.6 FPS on Wolfenstein: Youngblood

Wolfenstein: Youngblood

34.6 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 4GB gets 41 FPS on Battlefield 1

Battlefield 1

41 FPS
AMD PC game performance check Radeon RX 5500 XT 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
1717 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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8
6.1
Radeon RX 5500 XT 4GB Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
The Radeon RX 5500 XT 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 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 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 [Wikipedia]
Radeon RX 5500 XT 4GB vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
Cyberpunk 2077 24% 2%
Assassins Creed: Valhalla 43% 10%
Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War 50% 13%
FIFA 21 64% 50%
Microsoft Flight Simulator 13% 13%
Watch Dogs Legion 15% 5%
World of Warcraft: Shadowlands 48% 41%
Grand Theft Auto VI 13% 38%
Horizon: Zero Dawn 24% 7%
Genshin Impact 72% 2%
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