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Sapphire Radeon RX 5600 XT Pulse

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Sapphire's RX 5600 XT Pulse comes at $289, which is only a small $10 premium over the AMD MSRP, yet it's faster than the GeForce RTX 2060. The card's cooler does a great job and delivers good temperatures paired with amazing noise levels, and it has fan-stop, too.

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Like i said. Better than the 2060
 
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Funny, couple months ago I made comments about a lot of 5700 owners would flash their cards to 5700XT and a bunch of forum users claimed most PC gamer don't overclock nor flashing bioses. Now AMD publicly make it a requirement to get that extra 10% perf outta your 5600XT lol.
 

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Looks to me to be on average about the same performance as the RTX 2060 but the 2060 is $10 more. Perhaps Nvidia needs to shave off a few more dollars from the 2060.
 
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Yeah it's a good card for sure. My only gripe is that silly memory shuffle, what an earth were they thinking with that.
 
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I'm on the fence with this Navi.

On the one hand they have finally matched the power efficiency of NVIDIA GPUs which utilize ... a much worse node. Still it's a great achievement considering AMD's recent financial woes.

On the other hand the launch of Ampere is looming and also RDNA 2.0 (with hardware ray tracing) mustn't be too far off which makes purchasing this GPU a little bit complicated.

I'm gonna wait out until both RDNA2.0 and Ampere are here and keep my GTX 1060 6GB which still runs most games at 1080p admirably.

For first time purchasers the RX 5600 XT is a card to go. Fast, power efficient, quiet, not very expensive, allows to game even at 1440p.
 

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A great 300USD card for a long time.
 
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nice card, more competition helps bring prices down for the consumer
 
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Good stuff,better than I expected.:)
Now all is left to see the real pricing in my country and then save up as long as my workplace doesn't foq me over meanwhile.

If all goes well then this 5600xt will be the replacement of my RX 570 for the next ~3 years.
 
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oh boi :cool: this really explains the rushed existence of the KO. both overpriced. cards like this and the 2060 shouldn't be more than 250$
 
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Funny, couple months ago I made comments about a lot of 5700 owners would flash their cards to 5700XT and a bunch of forum users claimed most PC gamer don't overclock nor flashing bioses. Now AMD publicly make it a requirement to get that extra 10% perf outta your 5600XT lol.
Remember 7950 BE BIOS update.
 
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I hate when company create segmentation by simply gimping/adding memory bandwidth with nothing else changed. Such a cheap and low effort.

maybe its just me though, pls dont bury me
 

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Like i said. Better than the 2060
3-4% faster and no RT. Funny definition of "better" you have there.

The cards are basically interchangeable, only you could have bought the 2060 a year ago.
 
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I hate when company create segmentation by simply gimping/adding memory bandwidth with nothing else changed. Such a cheap and low effort.

maybe its just me though, pls dont bury me
segmentation is a necessity tbh, but this level of segmentation.. yeah.. it is ridiculous but its also useful to companies because they can get rid of partially defective silicon.
 

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3-4% faster and no RT. Funny definition of "better" you have there.

The cards are basically interchangeable, only you could have bought the 2060 a year ago.
RT on 2060 is pretty useless.
 
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Well is 10-20% cheaper than GTX 2060 super in denmark, but only 5-10% cheaper than the RX 5700, might be a hard sale - but funny fact its already on sale with 5-10% discount
 
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Any moron could've anticipated that NVIDIA would cut RTX 2060 prices to hamstring 5600 XT.... except, apparently, the morons in charge of RTG. They aren't willing to drop their price to compete, so the only option is a new VBIOS to increase performance.

Except, in a second colossal blunder, they decided to launch the 5600 XT at the beginning of Chinese New Year... in other words, when everyone at AIB companies who could be flashing those new BIOSes onto the cards, is on holiday. RTG can't afford to have 5600 XT stock sitting in warehouses until CNY is over, so they decide to ship the cards anyway and pass the burden of BIOS updates down to consumers.

Which actually means they've passed that burden down to their AIBs, because it's the AIBs who will have to deal with the RMAs from BIOS flashes gone wrong, and the returns from people who don't receive the performance they expected and aren't able or willing to do a BIOS flash. Imagine how thrilled the AIBs are at this prospect.

The AIBs are also likely to be thrilled that they designed and built 5600 XT boards with coolers for the original TDP, that now have to deal with the increased TDP of the new VBIOS. Now their cards' temperature and noise readings will be worse compared to the competition.

All in all, a giant clusterf**k of a way for RTG to kick off 2020. They've managed to piss of AIBs, they're going to piss off consumers, and meanwhile NVIDIA is sitting in the corner on a pile of TU104 dies earmarked for RTX 2060s and laughing.

cards like this and the 2060 shouldn't be more than 250$

According to who? You and every other armchair "expert" who thinks they should be entitled to set GPU prices because reasons?
 
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3-4% faster and no RT. Funny definition of "better" you have there.

The cards are basically interchangeable, only you could have bought the 2060 a year ago.
Good luck using RT on the 2060 on decent settings
 

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Well is 10-20% cheaper than GTX 2060 super in denmark, but only 5-10% cheaper than the RX 5700, might be a hard sale - but funny fact its already on sale with 5-10% discount
at which site?
 
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