Average Bench: 49.1% (105th of 685)

Based on 1,268 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. The combined market share for all of AMD’s RX 5000 and 6000 GPUs amongst PC gamers (Steam stats) is just 2.12% whilst Nvidia’s RTX 2060 alone accounts for 5.03%. 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]

Below average average bench

The AMD RX 6500-XT averaged 50.8% 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. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 65.7fps
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat) 53fps

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD RX 6500-XT is 30.6%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the AMD RX 6500-XT performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot) 71.8fps
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones) 120fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,268 samples)
Min Avg Max
0.2 Lighting 53 68.9
38 Reflection 71.8 80.8
63.7 Parallax 120 142
42.9% 81.6 fps
Min Avg Max
26.1 MRender 99.9 120
27.3 Gravity 65.7 75.2
27.7 Splatting 43.8 83
57% 69.8 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Lighting 67.5
Reflection 77.5
Parallax 127
55% 90.6 fps
MRender 110
Gravity 72.9
Splatting 33.7
63% 72 fps
Lighting 65.5
Reflection 77.4
Parallax 129
53% 90.5 fps
MRender 114
Gravity 71.8
Splatting 33.6
63% 73.3 fps
Lighting 63.4
Reflection 77.4
Parallax 131
51% 90.5 fps
MRender 114
Gravity 70.4
Splatting 31.8
62% 72.2 fps
Asus(1043 05DB) ≥ 4GB
Ram: 4GB, Driver: 22.6.1
Lighting 60.3
Reflection 80.3
Parallax 130
49% 90.3 fps
MRender 115
Gravity 73.6
Splatting 34.4
64% 74.3 fps
Lighting 59.2
Reflection 78.2
Parallax 126
48% 87.8 fps
MRender 115
Gravity 70.6
Splatting 33.3
62% 72.8 fps
Lighting 58
Reflection 78.4
Parallax 137
47% 91.1 fps
MRender 115
Gravity 70.6
Splatting 33.3
62% 72.8 fps
Lighting 58.9
Reflection 77.9
Parallax 127
48% 88 fps
MRender 114
Gravity 69.3
Splatting 33.8
61% 72.4 fps
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 55,453,469 GPUs tested.

 Popular Cards

Based on statistics from 1,268 user benchmarks.

Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price
MSI(1462 5080) 32% 51% ± 9%
Sapphire(1DA2 E457) 20% 46% ± 14%
Sapphire RX 6500 XT 4GB Pulse
‎11314-01-20G
EbayUS $1975 mins
PowerColor(148C 2415) 14% 52% ± 2%
PowerColor RX 6500 XT 4GB
AXRX 6500XT 4GBD6-DH/OC
Gigabyte(1458 2401) 9% 53% ± 10%
Gigabyte RX 6500 XT 4GB Gaming OC
GV-R65XTGAMING OC-4GD
AmazonUS $1701 hr
EbayUS $1705 mins
XFX(1EAE 6401) 8% 52% ± 10%
XFX RX 6500 XT 4GB Speedster QICK210
‎RX-65XT4DBDQ
EbayUS $2285 mins
Asus(1043 05DB) 7% 45% ± 15%
Gigabyte(1458 2402) 5% 44% ± 13%
Gigabyte RX 6500 XT 4GB Eagle
GV-R65XTEAGLE-4GD
EbayUS $1805 mins
AmazonUS $1901 min
ASRock(1849 5226) 4% 44% ± 22%
ASRock RX 6500 XT 4GB Phantom Gaming D OC
‎RX6500XT PGD 4GO
EbayUS $2395 mins
Asus(1043 05D9) 1% 57% ± 0%
Asus RX 6500 XT 4GB TUF Gaming OC
TUF-RX6500XT-O4G-GAMING
EbayUS $2405 mins
AMD(1002 0E46) 1% 49% ± 0%
ASRock(1849 5227) 0% 0% ± 0%
ASRock RX 6500 XT 4GB Challenger ITX
RX6500XT CLI 4G
AmazonUS $1951 min
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Gaming 55%
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Desktop
Desktop 104%
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Workstation
Workstation 52%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte B660M DS3H DDR4 - $110

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 96% - Outstanding Total price: $607

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 Comments

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4 days 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

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lol - advanced marketing devices.—May '22


Excellent

2 months ago.

It randomly crashes and stutters

Comment 

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


Excellent

14 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


Terrible

2 months ago.

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


Good

3 months 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.


Excellent

22 hrs 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


Good

2 months ago.

480 relaunch but worse encoders


Excellent

4 months ago.

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


Excellent

7 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

8 months ago.


Good

8 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

5 months 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


Terrible

8 months ago.

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


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