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PowerColor's Radeon RX 5600 XT ITX is the most compact RX 5600 XT on the market, optimized for small-form-factor cases. Despite its small size it runs very quietly, almost inaudibly, during heavy gaming. Temperatures are fine, too, and it has idle-fan-stop.
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PowerColor's Radeon RX 5600 XT Red Dragon is a factory-overclocked custom-design with 14 Gbps memory that is among the fastest 5600 XTs out there. Its dual-fan, dual-slot cooler works well: temperatures are good, noise levels are impressive, and idle-fan stop is included, too.
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The ASUS RX 5500 XT STRIX OC is their most premium entry-level Navi design. The large triple-slot, dual-fan cooler achieves outstanding temperatures and is whisper quiet at the same time. Fan stop is included too, and the VRM design is overbuilt, which could explain the good OC results we're seeing.
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The EVGA GeForce RTX 2070 Super KO is a highly cost-efficient custom-design variant. This dual-slot, dual-fan card comes in at $499, so there is no price increase over NVIDIA MSRP. EVGA's cooler is solid, achieving good temperatures, and idle fan-stop is included, too.
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We put NVIDIA's new GTX 1650 GDDR6 to the test. The upgraded memory offers a +50% bandwidth increase, which definitely helps make up some ground against the GTX 1650 Super and RX 5500 XT. Since Gigabyte installed 14 Gbps chips and clocked them lower, memory OC works really well, too.
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ASRock's Radeon RX 5600 XT Phantom Gaming D3 is the first card that was designed from the ground up as an RX 5600 XT; it isn't just an RX 5700 XT design with the RX 5600 XT GPU slapped on. Thanks to a BIOS update, the card runs at the highest spec allowed by AMD yet remains cool and quiet.
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The Palit GeForce GTX 1650 KalmX uses a completely passive cooling design, which guarantees the perfect noise-free experience. Thanks to NVIDIA's highly energy-efficient Turing architecture, you also get the latest display connectivity and hardware decoding capabilities..
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The XFX Radeon RX 5600 XT THICC III Ultra comes with a large triple-fan cooler that's still dual-slot and achieves nearly inaudible noise levels at full gaming load. The card also features a large overclock out of the box, dual BIOS, and idle fan stop.
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The XFX RX 5600 XT THICC II is priced very reasonably at $290, just $10 above MSRP, yet comes with a decent overclock out of the box and a solid dual-slot, dual-fan cooler that delivers whisper-quiet noise levels. XFX has also listened to feedback and made various improvements to their heatsink.
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The Galax RTX 2070 Super HOF 10 Year comes with a large overclock on both GPU and memory, it's actually the fastest RTX 2070 we have ever tested, almost matching the RTX 2080. Thanks to a large power limit increase and 16 Gbps memory chips from Samsung, manual overclocking works great, too.
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Palit's RTX 2080 Super Gaming Pro OC is a new variant with a triple-slot, triple-fan cooler, to replace their dual-fan designs. It delivers solid temperatures and noise levels. At $720, the card is priced very reasonably, yet includes a factory overclock, idle-fan-stop, and backplate.
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ASRock's Radeon RX 5500 XT Phantom Gaming comes at the AMD MSRP of $200, yet features a solid cooler with a metal backplate, idle fan stop, and very low temperatures. 8 GB GDDR6 give the card a performance advantage over the 4 GB version, even at 1080p. Is future-proofing worth it?
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The Red Devil is PowerColor's RX 5600 XT flagship with 14 Gbps GDDR6 memory. It uses a triple-slot, dual-fan cooler that is whisper-quiet when gaming and features fan-stop technology. Also included is a powerful 8-phase VRM, dual BIOS and adjustable RGB lighting.
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The Gigabyte GTX 1650 Super WindForce OC is only marginally more expensive than the NVIDIA MSRP, yet includes premium features like fan-stop, a dual-fan thermal solution, overclock out of the box, and a backplate. We take a closer look, also to decide how it competes against the AMD RX 5500 XT.
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MSI's Radeon RX 5600 XT Gaming Series comes in two flavors: the Gaming X and the Gaming Z, which has higher memory clocks. We compare both cards and their massive triple-slot thermal solution that achieves amazing temperatures and noise levels. Fan-stop is included, too.
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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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The ASUS Radeon RX 5600 XT STRIX TOP uses the same cooler and PCB design as the RX 5700 XT STRIX OC, which makes this a massively overbuilt design. Thanks to a 10-phase GPU VRM paired with low voltages, the card is actually more power efficient than NVIDIA's Turing lineup.
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The $299 EVGA GeForce RTX 2060 KO was announced just days ago, at CES, and is the most affordable entry into RTX gaming. What's surprising is that the KO uses a different GPU than other RTX 2060 Series cards. We take a closer look to see what NVIDIA is bringing to the fight with AMD's RX 5600 XT.
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Gigabyte's RX 5500 XT Gaming OC comes with 8 GB VRAM to ensure there's plenty of memory for the latest games. The cooler has three extremely quiet fans, and fan stop is included, too. With manual overclocking, we broke the 2 GHz barrier, more than on any other RX 5500 XT so far.
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Sapphire's factory-overclocked Radeon RX 5500 XT Pulse comes with an amazing cooler that delivers excellent temperatures and unbelievable noise levels at the same time. Idle fan stop and a dual BIOS are included, too, for a very reasonable price increase of $10.
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The MSI Radeon RX 5500 XT Gaming X features twice the VRAM of the 4 GB OEM model, which we found to make a surprising difference in games, even at 1080p. As expected, the card includes an extremely quiet cooler, idle-fan-stop, and a backplate.
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The ASUS GeForce GTX 1650 Super STRIX OC is the company's most premium GTX 1650 Super variant available. It comes with a large overclock out of the box, and its dual-fan cooler achieves excellent temperatures and noise levels. A backplate is included, too.
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AMD just released this year's "Adrenalin 2020" Christmas update for their Radeon Graphics Drivers. We take a detailed look at the new features and benchmark "AMD Fine Wine" to see how much performance has improved for Polaris, Vega, and Navi users.
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EVGA's GeForce GTX 1650 Super SC Ultra is priced at NVIDIA MSRP, yet offers all the important extras. It comes with a dual-fan cooler that achieves excellent temperatures and has idle-fan-stop capability. A factory overclock is included, too, and EVGA even managed to squeeze in a metal backplate.
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Sapphire's RX 5700 XT Nitro+ Special Edition is the fastest air-cooled Radeon RX 5700 XT on the market. It has what no other card has: overclocked memory. Noise levels and thermals of the adjustable RGB fans are impressive. Does it beat the PowerColor Red Devil?
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