Before we test the ASUS Dual Radeon RX 5500 XT EVO

Few words about the ASUS Dual Radeon RX 5500 XT EVO video card before we test it in real world conditions

ASUS Dual Radeon RX 5500 XT EVO 2020 test

Since we needed a budget video card for one of our work machines, we decided that the ASUS Dual Radeon RX 5500 XT EVO is a good entry-choice and bought it. 

Of course to reach to the buying part we went trough some thorough research and checked hundreds of benchmarks and tests. We believe the Radeon RX 5500 XT EVO is good for couple of reasons:

  • Budget-friendly - you can find it brand new for under $200
  • 8 GB of RAM - future-proof video card with plenty VRAM
  • PCIE 4 version - running this card on PCIE 4 enabled motherboard ensures high-speed transfer rates with the latest PCIE 4 version
  • Semiconductor size - small 7nm semiconductor size for better performance
  • Good stock clock and overclock speeds for GPU and memory 
  • GDDR 6 - higher transfer rate and improved performance compared to older versions
  • OpenCL 2 
As you can see, there are plenty of advantages that you are getting with the ASUS Dual Radeon RX 5500 XT EVO... and let me remind you again, this is a sub-$200 video card.

ASUS Dual Radeon RX 5500 XT EVO unboxing

ASUS Dual Radeon RX 5500 XT EVO feature list

And here are the most important features of this video card, as stated by the manufacturer ASUS:

  • OC Edition: Boost Clock ~1865 MHz (OC Mode)/ ~1845Mhz (Gaming Mode)
  • Axial-tech fan design features a smaller fan hub that facilitates longer blades and a barrier ring that increases downward air pressure.
  • 0dB Technology lets you enjoy light gaming in relative silence.
  • IP5X dust resistance offers protection from particle ingress for better durability.
  • Auto-Extreme Technology uses automation to enhance reliability.
  • A protective backplate secures components during transportation and installation.
  • A 144-hour validation program puts cards through a series of stringent tests to ensure compatibility with the latest games.
And here are the most important specifications of the ASUS Dual Radeon RX 5500 XT EVO GPU:

 ASUS Dual Radeon RX 5500 XT EVO - product specifications

Graphic Engine
AMD Radeon RX 5500 XT
Bus Standard
PCI Express 4.0
OpenGL
OpenGL®4.6
Video Memory
8GB GDDR6
Engine Clock
OC Mode : ~1865 MHz (Boost clock) / 1737 MHz ( Game clock*)
Gaming Mode : ~1845 MHz (Boost clock) / 1733 MHz ( Game clock*)
Stream Processors
1408
Memory Speed
14000 MHz
Memory Interface
128-bit
Resolution
Digital Max Resolution 7680 x 4320
Interface
Yes x 1 (Native HDMI2.0b)
Yes x 3 (Native DisplatPort 1.4)
HDCP Support Yes (2.3)
Maximum Display Support
4
NVlink/ Crossfire Support
No
Accessories
1 x Quick Guide
Software
ASUS GPU Tweak II & Drivers: please download all software from the support site.
Dimensions
9.5 " x 5.1 " x 1.9 " Inch
24.2 x 13 x 4.9 Centimeter
Recommended PSU
450W
Power Connectors
1 x 8-pin
Slot
2.5 Slot

And here is a very good video review of the  ASUS Dual Radeon RX 5500 XT EVO:

 ASUS Dual Radeon RX 5500 XT EVO test and review - video


Even though the RX 5500 XT is not the latest model we believe it still has its place in gaming and video editing configurations in 2020. 

We will give it some time testing before we confirm its overall performance and compare it to some of its main rivals like the GTX 1650 Super, GTX 1660 Super and GTX 1660 Ti. 

Feel free to share your opinion and experience with the ASUS Dual Radeon RX 5500 XT EVO, we will be happy to hear your feedback!

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