AMD Radeon RX 5600 XT (Desktop)

The AMD Radeon RX 5600 XT is a fast upper mid-range gaming graphics card for desktops. It uses the Navi 10 chip (RDNA architecture) and is manufactured in the modern 7nm process. It features 2,304 cores (36 CUs - compute units) and fast GDDR6 graphics memory (14 Gbps). The clock speed is specified by AMD at 1,365 - 1,875 MHz (base - max).

The Navi 10 chip uses the new RDNA (Radeon DNA) microarchitecture which is a successor the the GCN instruction set. It features a new processor design, a multi-level cache hierarchy and an improved rendering pipeline with support for GDDR6 memory.

The performance of the RX 5600 XT is slightly better than a Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060. That means it should be best suited for Full HD (1920x1080) and for less demanding games QHD (2650x1440) with maximum settings. 

The TDP of the RX 5600 XT is specified at 185 Watt and the energy efficiency should be similar to the RTX 2060 desktop GPU.

Pipelines2304 - unified
Core Speed1235 - 1750 (Boost) MHz
Memory Speed12000 MHz
Memory Bus Width192 Bit
Memory TypeGDDR6
Max. Amount of Memory6144 MB
Shared Memoryno
DirectXDirectX 12, Shader 6.4
Transistor Count10300 Million
technology7 nm
Features150 W TGP (Board Power), DisplayPort 1.4 w/DFSC, HDMI 2.0b, PCIe 4.0, Radeon Media Engine
Date of Announcement21.01.2020


Performance Rating - 3DMark 11 + Fire Strike + Time Spy
61.8 pt (65%)
3DMark Vantage
3DM Vant. Perf. total +
3DM Vant. Perf. GPU no PhysX +
3DMark 06 3DMark 06 - Standard 1280x1024 +
SPECviewperf 13 specvp13 sw-04 +
specvp13 snx-03 +
specvp13 showcase-02 +
specvp13 medical-02 +
specvp13 maya-05 +
specvp13 energy-02 +
specvp13 creo-02 +
specvp13 catia-05 +
specvp13 3dsmax-06 +
- Range of benchmark values for this graphics card
- Average benchmark values for this graphics card
* Smaller numbers mean a higher performance

Game Benchmarks

The following benchmarks stem from our benchmarks of review laptops. The performance depends on the used graphics memory, clock rate, processor, system settings, drivers, and operating systems. So the results don't have to be representative for all laptops with this GPU. For detailed information on the benchmark results, click on the fps number.

Watch Dogs Legion

Watch Dogs Legion

low 1280x720
140 fps  fps    + Compare
med. 1920x1080
104 fps