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ASRock Radeon RX 5500 XT Phantom Gaming Review (Page 4)

Anthony Garreffa | Mar 18, 2020 at 10:38 am CDT - 1 min, 47 secs time to read this page
Rating: 92%Manufacturer: ASRockModel: B0841KK57Y

1440p Benchmarks


Middle-earth: Shadow of War is a sequel to the popular Shadow of Mordor, which was powered by the Lithtech engine. When cranked up to maximum detail, it will chew through your GPU and its VRAM like it's nothing.

You can buy Middle-earth: Shadow of War at Amazon.

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Metro Exodus is one of the hardest tests that our graphics cards have to go through, with 4A Games' latest creation being one of the best looking games on the market. It is a serious test that pushes GPUs to their limits, and also features RTX technologies like DLSS.

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Far Cry New Dawn was developed by Ubisoft, and is powered the Dunia Engine, an engine that has been modified over the years for Far Cry and last used in Far Cry 5. Dunia Engine itself was a modified version of CRYENGINE, scaling incredibly well on all sorts of hardware.

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Shadow of the Tomb Raider is one of the latest games to join our graphics card benchmark lineup, with the game built using the Foundation engine as a base, the same engine in Rise of the Tomb Raider. Eidos Montreal R&D department made lots of changes to the engine during the development of Shadow of the Tomb Raider to make it one of the best-looking games out right now.

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1440p Benchmark Performance Thoughts

The same equal-or-better performance than the MSI Radeon RX 5500 XT Phantom Gaming graphics card is here, with the ASRock Radeon RX 5500 XT Phantom Gaming kicking ass once again at 2560 x 1440. It's not just 1080p where performance is impressive with the more mid-range Radeon RX 5500 XT.

The 8GB of RAM will give it some of that magical "future-proofing" that I hate to even refer to, but 8GB of framebuffer is definitely better than 4GB. Would you pay more for it? For esports games no, for AAA games -- maybe. That comes down to the games you're playing, and how much VRAM they consume (and of course, how much you want to spend on a graphics card).

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Anthony Garreffa

ABOUT THE AUTHOR - Anthony Garreffa

Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games built around consoles. FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU tech is unwavering.

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