AMD Radeon RX 5600 XT
vs
AMD Radeon RX Vega 56

AMD Radeon RX 5600 XT
AMD Radeon RX Vega 56
RX 5600 XT RX Vega 56 Difference
AMD Radeon RX 5600 XT AMD Radeon RX Vega 56
Price $ 279.0 $ 269.0 10 (4%)
Year 2020 2017 3 (0%)
Maximum Recorded Temperature 70C 75C 5 (7%)
Max Fan Noise 40dB 55.2dB 15.2 (38%)
Recommended Power Supply 480W 560W 80 (17%)
Benchmark CPU Intel Core i7-8700K @ 3.70GHz ($369.89) Intel Core i7-7700K @ 4.20GHz ($354.99)
CPU Impact on FPS +0.0 FPS +0.0 FPS 0 (0%)
CPU Impact on FPS % 0.0% 0.0% 0 (0%)
Benchmark Quality Settings Low Quality Settings Low Quality Settings
Average 1080p Performance 211.7 FPS 200.9 FPS 10.8 (5%)
Average 1440p Performance 185.8 FPS 178.3 FPS 7.5 (4%)
Average 4K Performance 118.2 FPS 113.9 FPS 4.3 (4%)
Memory 6 GB 8 GB 2 (33%)
1080p Cost Per Frame $ 2.5 $ 4.0 1.5 (60%)
1440p Cost Per Frame $ 3.5 $ 5.4 1.9 (54%)
4K Cost Per Frame $ 5.9 $ 9.3 3.4 (58%)
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Our Verdict: Upgrading from RX Vega 56 to RX 5600 XT is not recommended as it is less than 30% of improvement in performance. In general, a reasonable upgrade is between 30% and 50% or more to justify the purchase of new hardware.

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AMD Radeon RX 5600 XT
AMD Radeon RX Vega 56
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
197
219.0
196
218.6
2019 Anthem
155
173.0
152
169.6
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
184
205.0
180
201.1
2019 Resident Evil 2
207
231.0
198
220.5
2019 Metro Exodus
144
160.0
139
154.8
2019 World War Z
221
246.0
203
226.0
2019 Gears of War 5
166
185.0
162
180.9
2019 F1 2019
185
206.0
180
201.1
2019 GreedFall
176
196.0
172
191.2
2019 Borderlands 3
151
168.0
148
164.7
2019 Call of Duty Modern Warfare
206
229.0
200
222.5
2019 Red Dead Redemption 2
135
151.0
133
148.4
2019 Need For Speed: Heat
161
179.0
157
174.9
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
223
248.0
208
231.2
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
145
162.0
142
158.2
2018 Final Fantasy XV
168
187.0
160
178.3
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
178
198.0
168
187.7
2018 Forza Horizon 4
180
201.0
171
191.0
2018 Fallout 76
218
243.0
183
203.7
2018 Hitman 2
189
211.0
163
181.5
2018 Just Cause 4
166
185.0
160
178.3
2018 Monster Hunter: World
171
191.0
165
184.1
2018 Strange Brigade
212
236.0
206
229.1
2018 Battlefield V
213
237.0
202
225.1
2017 Dawn of War III
207
230.0
182
202.9
2017 Ghost Recon Wildlands
162
181.0
153
170.4
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
153
171.0
143
159.2
2017 Destiny 2
217
242.0
205
228.2
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
161
179.0
155
173.0
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
180
201.0
171
191.0
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
195
217.0
186
207.5
2017 For Honor
229
255.0
218
242.7
2017 Project CARS 2
189
211.0
181
201.7
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
210
234.0
200
222.8
2016 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
175
195.0
161
179.5
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
171
190.0
161
179.9
2016 Doom
271
302.0
254
282.3
2016 F1 2016
200
223.0
187
208.0
2016 Total War: Warhammer
190
212.0
179
199.9
2016 Battlefield 1
231
257.0
211
235.5
2016 Overwatch
229
255.0
216
240.0
2016 Dishonored 2
162
181.0
157
174.7
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
171
191.0
167
185.6
2015 Rocket League
495
550.0
461
512.6
2015 Need For Speed
203
226.0
194
215.9
2015 Project CARS
198
221.0
189
211.1
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
287
319.0
276
306.8
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
368
409.0
345
383.7
2009 League of Legends
609
677.0
567
630.0

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AMD Radeon RX 5600 XT
AMD Radeon RX Vega 56
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
154
193.0
153
191.9
2019 Anthem
128
161.0
126
158.6
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
148
185.0
145
181.9
2019 Resident Evil 2
153
192.0
147
184.9
2019 Metro Exodus
120
150.0
116
146.0
2019 World War Z
168
210.0
156
195.5
2019 Gears of War 5
132
165.0
129
162.2
2019 F1 2019
143
179.0
140
175.1
2019 GreedFall
138
173.0
135
169.5
2019 Borderlands 3
120
151.0
119
149.0
2019 Call of Duty Modern Warfare
156
196.0
153
191.8
2019 Red Dead Redemption 2
116
145.0
114
143.0
2019 Need For Speed: Heat
132
165.0
129
162.2
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
159
199.0
149
186.5
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
121
152.0
112
141.1
2018 Final Fantasy XV
133
167.0
127
159.2
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
135
169.0
129
162.2
2018 Forza Horizon 4
150
188.0
144
180.1
2018 Fallout 76
164
205.0
153
191.9
2018 Hitman 2
140
176.0
125
156.9
2018 Just Cause 4
132
166.0
129
161.3
2018 Monster Hunter: World
134
168.0
129
162.4
2018 Strange Brigade
158
198.0
154
193.6
2018 Battlefield V
166
208.0
156
196.1
2017 Dawn of War III
160
200.0
155
194.4
2017 Ghost Recon Wildlands
136
171.0
132
166.0
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
130
163.0
125
156.9
2017 Destiny 2
180
225.0
170
213.1
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
131
164.0
127
159.2
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
135
169.0
130
162.8
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
150
188.0
145
181.3
2017 For Honor
155
194.0
149
187.1
2017 Project CARS 2
145
182.0
140
175.3
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
179
224.0
171
214.1
2016 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
132
166.0
126
157.5
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
144
180.0
135
169.3
2016 Doom
200
250.0
183
229.9
2016 F1 2016
167
209.0
160
200.2
2016 Total War: Warhammer
152
191.0
142
177.6
2016 Battlefield 1
172
216.0
164
205.3
2016 Overwatch
168
210.0
159
199.9
2016 Dishonored 2
137
172.0
133
167.1
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
134
168.0
130
163.0
2015 Rocket League
237
297.0
224
281.0
2015 Need For Speed
160
201.0
154
193.0
2015 Project CARS
156
196.0
150
188.3
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
196
246.0
190
237.6
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
288
360.0
271
339.7
2009 League of Legends
340
425.0
318
398.3

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AMD Radeon RX 5600 XT
AMD Radeon RX Vega 56
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
83
119.0
82
117.6
2019 Anthem
71
102.0
70
100.2
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
79
114.0
78
111.8
2019 Resident Evil 2
79
114.0
77
110.4
2019 Metro Exodus
69
99.0
67
96.9
2019 World War Z
91
131.0
86
123.1
2019 Gears of War 5
76
109.0
74
107.1
2019 F1 2019
82
118.0
80
115.6
2019 GreedFall
69
99.0
68
97.5
2019 Borderlands 3
66
95.0
65
93.9
2019 Call of Duty Modern Warfare
87
125.0
85
122.8
2019 Red Dead Redemption 2
67
96.0
66
95.1
2019 Need For Speed: Heat
76
109.0
74
107.1
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
79
114.0
74
105.9
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
72
103.0
67
96.5
2018 Final Fantasy XV
74
107.0
71
102.7
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
73
105.0
70
100.7
2018 Forza Horizon 4
88
127.0
84
120.8
2018 Fallout 76
88
126.0
83
118.6
2018 Hitman 2
79
113.0
71
101.8
2018 Just Cause 4
72
103.0
70
100.4
2018 Monster Hunter: World
70
101.0
68
98.5
2018 Strange Brigade
85
122.0
83
119.2
2018 Battlefield V
88
127.0
84
120.8
2017 Dawn of War III
85
122.0
81
116.6
2017 Ghost Recon Wildlands
78
112.0
75
107.7
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
75
108.0
73
104.9
2017 Destiny 2
91
131.0
87
125.2
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
73
105.0
71
101.8
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
74
106.0
71
102.2
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
90
129.0
86
123.8
2017 For Honor
81
116.0
78
112.0
2017 Project CARS 2
94
135.0
90
129.7
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
119
171.0
113
162.4
2016 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
71
102.0
68
98.5
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
91
130.0
88
126.1
2016 Doom
102
146.0
95
136.7
2016 F1 2016
95
137.0
91
131.0
2016 Total War: Warhammer
81
117.0
78
112.4
2016 Battlefield 1
91
131.0
89
127.6
2016 Overwatch
88
126.0
84
120.0
2016 Dishonored 2
86
124.0
84
120.3
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
72
103.0
70
101.3
2015 Rocket League
112
161.0
107
153.1
2015 Need For Speed
94
135.0
90
129.7
2015 Project CARS
94
135.0
90
129.7
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
95
136.0
92
132.5
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
210
301.0
197
282.2
2009 League of Legends
139
199.0
131
188.3
RX 5600 XT vs RX Vega 56 with i7-8700K vs i7-7700K at 1080p and low vs low settings
RX 5600 XT vs RX Vega 56 with i7-8700K vs i7-7700K at 1440p and low vs low settings
RX 5600 XT vs RX Vega 56 with i7-8700K vs i7-7700K at 4K and low vs low settings

AMD Radeon RX 5600 XT / i7-8700K

It is clear that the RX 5600 XT is a significantly more capable high-end card that can play AAA titles at 1080p/1440p with 50-60 frames per second. The price/performance ratio is excellent for RX 5600 XT against the competition in budget mid-range cards. In terms of memory, the RX 5600 XT 's 6144 MB RAM is more than enough for modern games and should not cause any bottlenecks. In short the performance is exceptional, there's no question that this is one of the most powerful single GPU out there in 2020 .

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AMD Radeon RX Vega 56 / i7-7700K

It is clear that the RX Vega 56 is a significantly more capable high-end card that can play AAA titles at 1080p/1440p with 50-60 frames per second. It is worth noting that the RX Vega 56 is a very power hungry card and requires a decent power supply unit. In terms of memory, the RX Vega 56 's 8192 MB RAM is more than enough for modern games and should not cause any bottlenecks. In short the performance is exceptional, there's no question that this is one of the most powerful single GPU out there in 2017 .

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RX 5600 XT vs RX Vega 56 Specifications Comparison

Board Design

RX 5600 XT RX Vega 56
Board Number-D050-03
Length10.5 inches 267 mm10.5 inches 267 mm
Outputs1x HDMI 3x DisplayPort1x HDMI3x DisplayPort
Power Connectors1x 8-pin2x 8-pin
Slot WidthDual-slotDual-slot
TDP150 W210 W

Clock Speeds

RX 5600 XT RX Vega 56
Boost Clock1560 MHz1474 MHz
GPU Clock1375 MHz1138 MHz
Memory Clock1500 MHz 12000 MHz effective800 MHz 1600 MHz effective

Graphics Card

RX 5600 XT RX Vega 56
Bus InterfacePCIe 4.0 x16PCIe 3.0 x16
GenerationNaviVega (RX Vega)
Launch Price279 USD399 USD
ProductionUnreleasedActive
Release DateJan 21st, 2020Aug 14th, 2017

Graphics Features

RX 5600 XT RX Vega 56
DirectX12.0 (12_1)12.0 (12_1)
OpenCL22
OpenGL4.64.6
Shader Model6.46.1
Vulkan1.1.1251.1.82

Graphics Processor

RX 5600 XT RX Vega 56
ArchitectureRDNA 1.0GCN 5.0
Die Size251 mm²510 mm²
GPU NameNavi 10Vega 10
GPU VariantNavi 10Vega 10 XL (215-0894216)
Process Size7 nm14 nm
Transistors10,300 million12,500 million

Memory

RX 5600 XT RX Vega 56
Bandwidth288.0 GB/s409.6 GB/s
Memory Bus192 bit2048 bit
Memory Size6144 MB8192 MB
Memory TypeGDDR6HBM2

Render Config

RX 5600 XT RX Vega 56
Compute Units3656
ROPs6464
Shading Units23043584
TMUs144224

Theoretical Performance

RX 5600 XT RX Vega 56
FP16 (half) performance14.38 TFLOPS (2:1)21,131 GFLOPS (2:1)
FP32 (float) performance7.188 TFLOPS 10,566 GFLOPS
FP64 (double) performance449.3 GFLOPS (1:16)660.4 GFLOPS (1:16)
Pixel Rate99.84 GPixel/s 94.34 GPixel/s
Texture Rate224.6 GTexel/s 330.2 GTexel/s

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