AMD’s Radeon RX 5500 XT Is Probably Just an Overclocked Version of the Non-XT Model

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It appears that AMD’s upcoming Navi 14-based Radeon RX 5500 XT GPU won’t be much different than its base, non-XT version. Leaker @Komachi has revealed that the variant’s stream processor count is 1408, which happens to be the same amount of SPs flaunted by the standard RX 5500. The XT version will, however, feature a higher 1,685 MHz/1,737 MHz base/game clock.

A fully-unlocked Navi 14 die has up to 1,536 Stream Processors (SPs). The one that’s inside the Radeon RX 5500 has 1,408 SPs. AMD will seemingly not enable the full die on the Radeon RX 5500 XT either. This would mean that AMD is saving the best silicon for Apple, since the AMD Radeon Pro 5500M, which sports 1,536 SPs, is exclusive to Apple systems.


Tsing Mui
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