Radeon RX 5500 XT vs GeForce GTX 1070

Radeon RX 5500 XT
Memory: 4096Mb GDDR6DESKTOP
Release date: 12 Dec 2019
Radeon RX 5500 XT
GeForce GTX 1070
Memory: 8192Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 10 Jun 2016
GeForce GTX 1070

Summary

Gaming performance index

  • Radeon RX 5500 XT
    100%
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    124%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider Radeon RX 5500 XT

This is a much newer product, it might have better long term support.
Supports Direct3D 12 Async Compute
Supports FreeSync
Supports ReLive (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty)

Reasons to consider GeForce GTX 1070

24% higher gaming performance.
Supports PhysX
Supports G-Sync
Supports ShadowPlay (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty)
Supports Direct3D 12 Async Compute
Based on an outdated architecture (Nvidia Pascal), there may be no performance optimizations for current games and applications

GeForce GTX 1070

HWBench recommends GeForce GTX 1070

The GeForce GTX 1070 is the better performing card based on the game benchmark suite used (24 combinations of games and resolutions).


Specifications

Core Configuration

Radeon RX 5500 XTGeForce GTX 1070
GPU NameNavi 14 (Navi 14 XTX (215-0932396))vsGP104 (GP104-200-A1)
Fab Process7 nmvs16 nm
Die Size158 mm²vs314 mm²
Transistors6,400 millionvs7,200 million
Shaders1408vs1920
Compute Units22vs15
Core clock1607 MHzvs1506 MHz
ROPs32vs64
TMUs88vs120

Memory Configuration

Radeon RX 5500 XTGeForce GTX 1070
Memory TypeGDDR6vsGDDR5
Bus Width128 bitvs256 bit
Memory Speed1750 MHz
14000 MHz effective
vs2002 MHz
8008 MHz effective
Memory Size4096 Mbvs8192 Mb

Additional details

Radeon RX 5500 XTGeForce GTX 1070
TDP130 wattsvs150 watts
Release Date12 Dec 2019vs10 Jun 2016

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • Radeon RX 5500 XT
    59.04 GP/s
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    96.40 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • Radeon RX 5500 XT
    162.40 GT/s
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    180.70 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • Radeon RX 5500 XT
    224.00 GB/s
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    256.30 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • Radeon RX 5500 XT
    5196.00 GFLOPs
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    5783.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better

Game benchmarks

Assassins Creed: Valhalla

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 5500 XT
    49
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    43

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield V

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 5500 XT
    78
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    86

FPS (higher is better)

Borderlands 3

Ultra Quality preset DirectX 12 windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 5500 XT
    36
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    60

FPS (higher is better)

Death Stranding

Very High Quality TAA, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 5500 XT
    85
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    100

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry 6

Ultra High Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 5500 XT
    60
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    55

FPS (higher is better)

Gears of War 5

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 5500 XT
    58
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    76

FPS (higher is better)

Microsoft Flight Simulator (2020)

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 5500 XT
    28
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    32

FPS (higher is better)

Red Dead Redemption II

UltraTX Max Quality, Vulkan, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 5500 XT
    38
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    40

FPS (higher is better)

Assassins Creed: Valhalla

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 5500 XT
    17
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    21

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield V

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 5500 XT
    33
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    37

FPS (higher is better)

Borderlands 3

Ultra Quality preset DirectX 12 windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 5500 XT
    14
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    22

FPS (higher is better)

Death Stranding

Very High Quality TAA, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 5500 XT
    26
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    39

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry 6

Ultra High Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 5500 XT
    18
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    26

FPS (higher is better)

Gears of War 5

Ultra Quality preset DirectX 12 windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 5500 XT
    14
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    29

FPS (higher is better)

Microsoft Flight Simulator (2020)

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 5500 XT
    10
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    12

FPS (higher is better)

Red Dead Redemption II

UltraTX Max Quality, Vulkan, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 5500 XT
    18
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    19

FPS (higher is better)

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Highest Details, Pure Hair on, HBAO+, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 5500 XT
    22
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    25

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield V

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 5500 XT
    59
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    67

FPS (higher is better)

Borderlands 3

Ultra Quality preset DirectX 12 windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 5500 XT
    26
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    41

FPS (higher is better)

Death Stranding

Very High Quality TAA, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 5500 XT
    57
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    72

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry 6

Ultra High Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 5500 XT
    39
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    37

FPS (higher is better)

Gears of War 5

Ultra Quality preset DirectX 12 windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 5500 XT
    41
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    53

FPS (higher is better)

Microsoft Flight Simulator (2020)

Ultra Quality, DirectX11, Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 5500 XT
    20
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    21

FPS (higher is better)

Red Dead Redemption II

UltraTX Max Quality, Vulkan, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 5500 XT
    30
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    32

FPS (higher is better)