Sapphire Radeon RX 5500 XT Pulse 4 GB Review 39

Sapphire Radeon RX 5500 XT Pulse 4 GB Review

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High-resolution PCB Pictures

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Graphics Card Teardown PCB Front
Graphics Card Teardown PCB Back


High-res versions are also available (front, back).

Circuit Board (PCB) Analysis

GPU Chip Voltage Controller
GPU Voltage, VRM Configuration

The GPU VRM is a staggering 6-phase setup controlled by an International Rectifier IR35217 controller mated with LFPAK MOSFETs.

Memory Chip Voltage Controller
Memory Voltage, VRM Configuration

The memory VRM is single-phase and managed by an OnSemi NCP81022N controller (another premium part that's originally designed for 4 phases).

Graphics Card Memory Chips

The GDDR6 memory chips are made by Micron and carry the model number D9WCW, which decodes to MT61K256M32JE-14:A. They are specified to run at 1750 MHz (14 Gbps GDDR6 effective).

Graphics Chip GPU

AMD's Navi 14 graphics processor is their second chip to use the new RDNA graphics architecture. It is made on a 7 nanometer silicon fabrication process at TSMC and has a transistor count of 6.4 billion. The die measures just 158 mm².
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