Radeon RX 5700 XT vs Radeon R9 295X2

Radeon RX 5700 XT
Memory: 8192Mb GDDR6DESKTOP
Release date: 7 Jul 2019
Radeon RX 5700 XT
Radeon R9 295X2
Memory: 4096Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 29 Apr 2014
Radeon R9 295X2

Summary

Gaming performance index

  • Radeon RX 5700 XT
    173%
  • Radeon R9 295X2
    100%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider Radeon RX 5700 XT

73% higher gaming performance.
275 watts lower power draw. This might be a strong point if your current power supply is not enough to handle the Radeon R9 295X2 .
This is a much newer product, it might have better long term support.

Reasons to consider Radeon R9 295X2

Supports Direct3D 12 Async Compute.
Supports FreeSync.
Supports ReLive (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty).
Supports TrueAudio.

Radeon RX 5700 XT

HWBench recommends Radeon RX 5700 XT

The Radeon RX 5700 XT is the better performing card based on the game benchmark suite used (6 combinations of games and resolutions).


Specifications

Core Configuration

Radeon RX 5700 XTRadeon R9 295X2
GPU NameNavi 10 (Navi 10 XT)vsVesuvius (Vesuvius XT)
Fab Process7 nmvs28 nm
Die Size254 mm²vs438 mm²
Transistorsunknownvs6,200 million
Shaders2560vs2816
Compute Units40vs44
Core clock1605 MHzvs1018 MHz
ROPs64vs64
TMUs256vs176

Memory Configuration

Radeon RX 5700 XTRadeon R9 295X2
Memory TypeGDDR6vsGDDR5
Bus Width256 bitvs512 bit x2
Memory Speed1750 MHz
14000 MHz effective
vs1250 MHz
5000 MHz effective
Memory Size8192 Mbvs4096 Mb

Additional details

Radeon RX 5700 XTRadeon R9 295X2
TDP225 wattsvs500 watts
Release Date7 Jul 2019vs29 Apr 2014

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • Radeon RX 5700 XT
    112.30 GP/s
  • Radeon R9 295X2
    130.40 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • Radeon RX 5700 XT
    449.30 GT/s
  • Radeon R9 295X2
    358.40 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • Radeon RX 5700 XT
    448.00 GB/s
  • Radeon R9 295X2
    640.00 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • Radeon RX 5700 XT
    8980.00 GFLOPs
  • Radeon R9 295X2
    11466.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better

Game benchmarks

Grand Theft Auto V

DX11, Max Details, 16:1 AF, 2xMSAA

  • Radeon RX 5700 XT
    158
  • Radeon R9 295X2
    124

FPS (higher is better)

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

DX11,Max Details, 16:1 HQ-AF, +AA

  • Radeon RX 5700 XT
    127
  • Radeon R9 295X2
    48

FPS (higher is better)

Grand Theft Auto V

DX11, Max Details, 16:1 AF, 2xMSAA

  • Radeon RX 5700 XT
    129
  • Radeon R9 295X2
    103

FPS (higher is better)

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

DX11,Max Details, 16:1 HQ-AF, +AA

  • Radeon RX 5700 XT
    85
  • Radeon R9 295X2
    39

FPS (higher is better)

Grand Theft Auto V

DX11, Max Details, 16:1 AF, 2xMSAA

  • Radeon RX 5700 XT
    62
  • Radeon R9 295X2
    55

FPS (higher is better)

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

DX11,Max Details, 16:1 HQ-AF, +AA

  • Radeon RX 5700 XT
    44
  • Radeon R9 295X2
    23

FPS (higher is better)