Average Bench: 56.7% (90th of 681)

Based on 2,970 user benchmarks.  Device: 1002 743F Model: AMD Radeon RX 6500 XT

Whilst the drought in the GPU market continues, street prices for AMD cards are around 50% lower than comparable (based on headline average fps figures) Nvidia cards. Many experienced users simply have no interest in buying AMD cards, regardless of price. AMD’s Neanderthal marketing tactics seem to have come back to haunt them. Their brazen domination of social media platforms including youtube and reddit resulted in millions of users purchasing sub standard products. Be wary of sponsored reviews with cherry picked games that showcase the wins and ignore the losses. Experienced gamers know all too well that headline average fps are worthless when they are accompanied with stutters, random crashes, excessive noise and a limited feature set. [Jan '22 GPUPro]

Average average bench

The AMD RX 6500-XT averaged 43.2% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat) 62.6fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 71.9fps

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD RX 6500-XT is just 7.34%. This is an extremely narrow range which indicates that the AMD RX 6500-XT performs superbly consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot) 77.2fps
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones) 129fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,970 samples)
Min Avg Max
57.6 Lighting 62.6 69.6
73.3 Reflection 77.2 80.7
121 Parallax 129 140
50.6% 89.6 fps
Min Avg Max
112 MRender 118 122
66.4 Gravity 71.9 75.3
76.1 Splatting 80.7 85
63.8% 90.1 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Sapphire(1DA2 E457) ≥ 4GB
Ram: 4GB, Driver: 22.3.2
Lighting 70.4
Reflection 79.2
Parallax 132
57% 93.7 fps
MRender 122
Gravity 76.9
Splatting 84.2
68% 94.3 fps
Sapphire(1DA2 E457) ≥ 4GB
Ram: 4GB, Driver: 22.5.1
Lighting 68.3
Reflection 77.4
Parallax 126
55% 90.7 fps
MRender 117
Gravity 73.4
Splatting 82.3
65% 91 fps
Sapphire(1DA2 E457) ≥ 4GB
Ram: 4GB, Driver: 22.5.1
Lighting 60.7
Reflection 79.4
Parallax 133
49% 90.9 fps
MRender 121
Gravity 75.1
Splatting 84.1
66% 93.5 fps
Asus(1043 05DB) ≥ 4GB; Asus Dual
Ram: 4GB, Driver: 22.5.1
Lighting 59.7
Reflection 77.9
Parallax 127
48% 88.1 fps
MRender 117
Gravity 72.1
Splatting 81.3
64% 90.2 fps
Sapphire(1DA2 E457) ≥ 4GB
Ram: 4GB, Driver: 22.5.1
Lighting 59.8
Reflection 76.9
Parallax 127
48% 87.9 fps
MRender 118
Gravity 69
Splatting 79.1
62% 88.6 fps
PowerColor(148C 2415) ≥ 4GB
Ram: 4GB, Driver: 22.5.1
Lighting 57.9
Reflection 77.4
Parallax 120
47% 85.2 fps
MRender 116
Gravity 69.5
Splatting 80.5
62% 88.8 fps
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 52,391,026 GPUs tested.

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Based on statistics from 2,970 user benchmarks.

Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price
MSI(1462 5080) 28% 57% ± 2%
Sapphire(1DA2 E457) 18% 57% ± 2%
Device(1EAE 6401) 13% 58% ± 2%
PowerColor(148C 2415) 11% 54% ± 2%
ASRock(1849 5226) 9% 56% ± 2%
Asus(1043 05DB) 8% 56% ± 2%
Gigabyte(1458 2401) 6% 57% ± 2%
Gigabyte(1458 2402) 5% 56% ± 2%
Asus(1043 05D9) 2% 59% ± 2%
ASRock(1849 5227) 1% 55% ± 1%
Device(1EB3 6500) 0% 60% ± 0%
AMD(1002 0E46) 0% 54% ± 0%
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Typical RX 6500-XT Builds (Compare 2,758 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI H510M-A PRO (MS-7D22)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 107% - Outstanding Total price: $124

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Terrible (edit your comment) Add link

4 hrs ago.

Comment 

AMD should be embarrassed about this... unless the real reason for it's pitiful existence is so that team red cheerleaders can point at this and pretend to have an unbiased opinion worth listening to, in which case, it's a job well done!—Jan '22

Comment 

AMD are great at selling junk. They pee in the well with fake comments, glorified cheerleaders on youtube and paid magazine reviews. My POS PC still crashes randomly. Everybody needs to call the rats out instead of letting them get away with it.—May '22


Good

5 days ago.

Great budget GPU in 2022. Can do 1080p gaming on most games.

Comment 

Not worth it as cards from 5 years ago preform better than this potato.—Jan '22


Liked

23 days ago.

Comment 

Literally just an rx 480 on 6nm, except it's priced the same as it was 6 years ago. Garbage for everything except strictly gaming, so this might be a good card for desperate gamers out there who need a gpu (not an upgrade!).—Jan '22


Excellent

7 days ago.

It's the best low budget card on the market one can buy new (it's the only one).


Good

5 days ago.

no encoder pcie 4.0x4 not only 2 display ports


Excellent

14 days ago.

Brand new AMD Radeon RX 6500 XT, performing as a GTX 1650S, hoped to see better performance, the culture of work is excellent, temps also fine, but hurted for having only 4GB VRAM. For budget gamer playing 1080p it is good choice, but if you want strong GPU performance, avoid it. And I think that this card is slightly overpriced. For now, affordable as a new product assuming you got already PCIe 4.0 motherboard and CPU with Resizable Bar support. Otherwise, you won't be satisfied with this GPU for current price and it's crippled performance.


Terrible

20 days ago.

Comment 

Short Review: My card doesn't even work, display drivers malfunction on Windows 10+11, Radeon Software makes it worse somehow Long Review: As someone with an OEM PC, I can't upgrade my 400w PSU since it's shaped rectangularly or fit most GPUs because the case is small, so I looked for a GPU that could possibly fit AND demand a lower amount of power. I thought this card would be my saving grace, as the performance is better than my older card as well (an OEM version of the RX 580 4GB, side note it performed more like a 570). Of course, though, this card was too good to be true. The display drivers are fudged up and I can't fix it with my minor technological skills so I gotta send this shyte back.—Apr '22


Terrible

28 days ago.

480 relaunch but worse encoders


Excellent

7 days ago.

It reeks of OEM cards. Still really impressive what performance you can get with a shoestring as a memory bus.


Excellent

3 months ago.

It's so bad that miners won't get it, and strong enough to run most games respectably, especially if you don't care about triple A games. Don't compare it to flagship cards, if only just for the price/performance vs what gpu scalpers want for stronger cards.


Good

3 months ago.


Good

3 months ago.

Sham product release, crafted to give AMD’s social media army a fake punch bag to beat on. The guys at AMD marketing must be on fire.


Poor

1 month ago.

Not great, especially if you're using an old platform with pcie x3 or older. It also lacks an encoder and only has two display outputs. Save up some money and get an used rx 580 4gb or an rtx 3050 if you can find one under 400 bucks


Poor

2 months ago.

Gimped pci lanes and memory bus make this card useful in only in a very limited way.


Terrible

3 months ago.

Awful don't buy this card it's worst than cards released half a decade ago


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