Gigabyte Radeon RX 5700 XT GAMING OC Review: RGB Custom Navi Power

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Gigabyte RX 5700 XT GAMING OC 8G Review: Our Summary And Conclusion

Performance Summary: Strictly looking at performance alone, the Gigabyte Radeon RX 5700 XT Gaming OC isn’t a massive departure from AMD’s own reference design. The Gigabyte Radeon RX 5700 XT Gaming OC’s higher base and boost clocks do give it a small performance advantage over AMD’s design overall, and allow it to compete favorably with NVIDIA’s recently released RTX Supers, but it’s the Gigabyte card’s additional features and more capable cooler that set it apart. Although the performance deltas separating the Gigabyte Radeon RX 5700 XT Gaming OC from AMD’s card are relatively small in most games, the Gigabyte card’s acoustic and thermal characteristics are much more attractive.

The Gigabyte Radeon RX 5700 XT Gaming OC 8G is faster, quieter and has more features than AMD’s reference Radeon RX 5700 XT. As such, the Gigabyte Radeon RX 5700 XT Gaming OC commands a slight premium. Whereas AMD is asking $399 for its standard card (the limited Anniversary Edition costs more), the Gigabyte Radeon RX 5700 XT Gaming OC is available for $419. For reference the PowerColor Red Devil is about $440 at the moment. That additional $19 is easily justifiable in our opinion. If you don’t mind the additional width of the Gigabyte Radeon RX 5700 XT Gaming OC, its superior cooling solution and the integration of customizable lighting are worth the few extra bucks. If you’re considering a Radeon RX 5700 XT, we definitely recommend looking into Gigabyte’s offering. It offers some big advantages over the reference design, for a small additional investment.


   

  • Good Performance
  • Excellent Cooler
  • Quieter Than AMD's Design
  • Good Overclocker
  • 2.5 Slots Wide
  • More Power Hungry Than AMD's Design
  • Small Price Premium

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