Radeon RX 5500 XT vs GeForce GTX 980 Ti

Radeon RX 5500 XT
Memory: 4096Mb GDDR6DESKTOP
Release date: 12 Dec 2019
Radeon RX 5500 XT
GeForce GTX 980 Ti
Memory: 6144Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 2 Jun 2015
GeForce GTX 980 Ti

Summary

Gaming performance index

  • Radeon RX 5500 XT
    132%
  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    100%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider Radeon RX 5500 XT

32% higher gaming performance.
120 watts lower power draw. This might be a strong point if your current power supply is not enough to handle the GeForce GTX 980 Ti .
This is a much newer product, it might have better long term support.

Reasons to consider GeForce GTX 980 Ti

Supports PhysX.
Supports G-Sync.
Supports ShadowPlay (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty).

Radeon RX 5500 XT

HWBench recommends Radeon RX 5500 XT

The Radeon RX 5500 XT is the better performing card based on the game benchmark suite used (3 combinations of games and resolutions).


Specifications

Core Configuration

Radeon RX 5500 XTGeForce GTX 980 Ti
GPU NameNavi 14 (Navi 14 XTX (215-0932396))vsGM200 (GM200-310-A1)
Fab Process7 nmvs28 nm
Die Size158 mm²vs601 mm²
Transistors6,400 millionvs8,000 million
Shaders1408vs2816
Compute Units22vs22
Core clock1607 MHzvs1000 MHz
ROPs32vs96
TMUs88vs176

Memory Configuration

Radeon RX 5500 XTGeForce GTX 980 Ti
Memory TypeGDDR6vsGDDR5
Bus Width128 bitvs384 bit
Memory Speed1750 MHz
14000 MHz effective
vs1753 MHz
7012 MHz effective
Memory Size4096 Mbvs6144 Mb

Additional details

Radeon RX 5500 XTGeForce GTX 980 Ti
TDP130 wattsvs250 watts
Release Date12 Dec 2019vs2 Jun 2015

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • Radeon RX 5500 XT
    59.04 GP/s
  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    96.00 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • Radeon RX 5500 XT
    162.40 GT/s
  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    176.00 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • Radeon RX 5500 XT
    224.00 GB/s
  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    337.00 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • Radeon RX 5500 XT
    5196.00 GFLOPs
  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    5632.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better

Game benchmarks

Battlefield V

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 5500 XT
    78
  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    55

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield V

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 5500 XT
    59
  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    39

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield V

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 5500 XT
    33
  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    32

FPS (higher is better)