Why NOT to buy Radeon 5700 XT… Yet – Our Review

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  • Published: 09 July 2019
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    Two new Radeons compliment AMD’s simultaneous 3rd-gen Ryzen launch, but do they have the performance it takes to keep up with Nvidia’s RTX SUPER cards, or are they just hot air?

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  • Brian Deleon
    Brian Deleon  56 minutes back

    RX 5700 xt beated 2080 super
    wow amd is really going to beat rtx 2080 ti
    when Rx 5800 xt released but rtx 2080 ti
    may still win but rtx 2080 ti cannot win when
    Rx 5900 xt is released

    Rx 5800 xt is still on development


    Rx 5900 xt is developing when rx 5800 xt is released
    (edited)Rx 5700 xt cant win 4k resolution vs rtx 2080 ti
    4k resolution Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
    Rx 5700 xt: average fps 44
    RTX 2080 ti: average fps 64

    • ๖ۣۜ♥๖̶tacokitten๖̶

      i just switched to linux entirely... 1 month in and im ditching nvidia to buy this

      • John Camping Golf
        John Camping Golf  7 hours back

        great video

        • Nebula
          Nebula  13 hours back

          When should I buy the AMD Radeon RX 5700 RT then?

          • Rob Rod
            Rob Rod  2 days back

            Anthony, man, please do a podcast or somethin. Your voice is awesome

            • Stuart D
              Stuart D  2 days back

              Definitely wait until more companies come out with better cards for the 5700 series. Then they will be the better buy for sure, as Nvidia always over prices their GPUs.

              • :[ pain]:
                :[ pain]:  3 days back

                He looks like snorlex 🤔

                • Skup Media Group
                  Skup Media Group  3 days back

                  $350 for an XFX and $150 for a good block, or a 2080 and block for nearly a grand to replace my busted 1080ti?!?!?!?!

                  • Rushtallica
                    Rushtallica  5 hours back

                    @Skup Media Group : That's all you got from my post? What a douche...

                  • Skup Media Group
                    Skup Media Group  7 hours back

                    @Rushtallica yeah, i'd clearly buy a block meant for the model! Silly...

                  • Rushtallica
                    Rushtallica  3 days back

                    As long as it's a reference model, it should probably work with a water block, though I'd wait to confirm it; I've had (and still have) some XFX cards, but they weren't the blower-fan style and don't match up with reference and won't work with water-cooling solutions such as the Kraken G series. BTW, sorry to hear about the ti. I've got an EVGA Hybrid 1080 ti and would definitely feel down if it tanked (because of how much it originally cost plus how well it's always worked to this point).

                • Nightceasar
                  Nightceasar  4 days back

                  Was this a joke review when it came out or something? The 5700 XT is now on par with the rtx 2080 at close to half the price. Is this channel bought and paid for by Nvidia?

                  • FunTime Leha
                    FunTime Leha  4 days back

                    YOU FUCKING FAAT

                    • S_Colibri
                      S_Colibri  4 days back

                      lub u

                      • Barát Gábor
                        Barát Gábor  5 days back

                        I totally don't get your recommendation here :( When to buy a 5700 XT then, under what conditions, what exact models, or...? Here where I live the 5700 XT OC model from Gigabyte is priced way below their 2060 Super OC card.

                        • Ahmed 1
                          Ahmed 1  2 days back

                          Just buy any custom 5700xt

                      • Clash Royale
                        Clash Royale  6 days back

                        I have the rx 5700 but there's a big driver problem, games run very badly, I mean if I play watch dogs 2 at ultra in fhd I get 40-50fps, with minecraft I can reach 100fps if I dont move, in gta v I get 70fps max. Tho I hope in the future they'll fix this cuz I'm keeping the gpu, i hope my trust in amd is a good thing. But if someone has already a solution please tell me.

                        • Jewish Apocalypse
                          Jewish Apocalypse  6 days back

                          This guy is gross and doesnt need to be sitting on his ass gaming

                          • Luis Fraga
                            Luis Fraga  7 days back

                            The Radeon RX5700XT work on pci-e 2.0?

                            • ARR9994Prov
                              ARR9994Prov  6 days back

                              next monday is released the rx 5700 xt nitro

                          • Lee Shunmugam
                            Lee Shunmugam  7 days back

                            It's more affordable to go full amd setup ie free-sync monitor included.

                            • Kieran Brown
                              Kieran Brown  1 weeks back

                              Use code linus20 to get 20% more Anthony featured in future uploads

                              • Mo B
                                Mo B  1 weeks back

                                Tony is awesome!

                                • joshua zoduhsanga
                                  joshua zoduhsanga  1 weeks back

                                  I just bought this card today...was playing pubg for while after15 mins the gpu became so hot that it nearly burns my hdmi cable... im from india. Spoke to the shop keeper.he said cant exchange ...im never buying amd cards or anything name amd.. fucking trash man..

                                  • cwli1
                                    cwli1  5 days back

                                    Mention it at https://community.amd.com/community/support-forums/general-discussion and see what answers people come up with. Mention your motherboard number.

                                • em1ownerify
                                  em1ownerify  1 weeks back

                                  Cut your hair bro

                                  It’ll be ok
                                  I went bald too

                                  • John Russell
                                    John Russell  1 weeks back

                                    Hell Yea :Now that Anthony has fired that Linus guy, the quality has really gone up at Anthony Tech Tips

                                    • J N
                                      J N  1 weeks back

                                      Dude, I haven't looked at tech videos in years, since starting in law enforcement has pretty much eaten my life for the past couple years. Love seeing nice overviews like this that help when trying to dip my toes back in the water.

                                      Also, Anthony is a great host, and that voice is mellow as f***.

                                      • Gabriel Hosteller
                                        Gabriel Hosteller  1 weeks back

                                        Funny thing about this, is that the rx 5700xt defeats the 2070 super by just a hair, according to gpu.userbenchmark.com

                                        • Ben Wyand
                                          Ben Wyand  1 weeks back

                                          What happened to the 2070. Why is it out of the picture?

                                          • thesinaclwon
                                            thesinaclwon  1 weeks back

                                            Should I get the 5700xt or a gtx1080?

                                            • Mark Ching
                                              Mark Ching  1 weeks back

                                              I don't think anyone talks about this but what's the best displayport cable for this card? The issue i'm running into is that when my machine is booting up it skips past bios and goes straight into windows. If i use an HDMI cable then I can see bios boot options and then it boots into windows 10 as expected.

                                              • ERRORFACE1
                                                ERRORFACE1  1 weeks back

                                                I don't know who murdered that irritating amphetamine junkie chipmunk but thank you Lord .
                                                Anthony buddy you my friend rocks .
                                                God bless you and May Pagan's light shine upon you all .

                                                • WONDER BREAD
                                                  WONDER BREAD  2 weeks back

                                                  I like this guys voice more than Linus. It's soothing while Linus is SCREEEEEECH

                                                  • WONDER BREAD
                                                    WONDER BREAD  2 weeks back

                                                    2:54 Welp, I'll be staying away from AMD.

                                                    • Joe khangman
                                                      Joe khangman  2 weeks back

                                                      So i know you didnt talk about the vega 56 but for anyone in the comments...if I could get the vega 56 or the 5700 for the same price (both pre owned from ebay) would the vega 56 still be the better option?

                                                      • cwli1
                                                        cwli1  6 days back

                                                        I'd expect the vega 56 to be cheaper. It's a better buy and its drivers are established. It's too early to get a 5700 right now.

                                                        Get the Asus or Gigabyte version rather than the blower-style xfx, msi or asrock version.

                                                    • Love Kush
                                                      Love Kush  2 weeks back

                                                      Wait for 3 rd party AMD Cards - Sapphire , Nitro

                                                      • Stephen C.
                                                        Stephen C.  2 weeks back

                                                        I just watch a video of this same cunt recommending this card so i bought it now hes saying not to.

                                                        • Manly Black
                                                          Manly Black  2 weeks back

                                                          Undervolt. Nothing more to say.

                                                          • Gold Fox7
                                                            Gold Fox7  2 weeks back

                                                            Bought it, returning it.
                                                            Bought a 2070 Super instead.
                                                            Ever since I put this damned 5700xt in my system, nothing but problems, random black screens, crashes, hard reboots, driver chasing...... it worked good for less than 6 days.
                                                            Its the wattman, you cant even control the fanspeed without it crashing, it tends not to crash when you have default fan profile (which lets the card hit like 80-90c)

                                                            • MBF
                                                              MBF  2 weeks back

                                                              AMD simply doesn't care about they're GPU market but they are kicking ass with the cpu chips 👍🏽

                                                              • Holbrook Stark
                                                                Holbrook Stark  2 weeks back

                                                                This dude's got his shit together and you can tell his weight is gonna be healthy as fuck in 5 years

                                                                • betmen
                                                                  betmen  2 weeks back

                                                                  great hair, big fan

                                                                  • NoodlesTheGamer
                                                                    NoodlesTheGamer  2 weeks back

                                                                    I just love how Anthony sounds on the videoed you can tell how piercing Linus is lol they balance it out

                                                                    • Ajeet singh
                                                                      Ajeet singh  2 weeks back

                                                                      this guy is way better the linus... its really hard to see linus abusing computer gears... linus plz stop making videos and just count money and be the boss let these guys do there job

                                                                      • Tom P.
                                                                        Tom P.  2 weeks back

                                                                        Anthony is waaay more competent and authoritative than Linus Cheap Tricks

                                                                        • piers brown
                                                                          piers brown  2 weeks back

                                                                          temps? LOL! on my MSI Laptop my poor little GTX 950M hits 92 degrees overclocked

                                                                          • piers brown
                                                                            piers brown  2 weeks back

                                                                            From UK and currently I'm able to pick up the Sapphire Vega 64 Nitro + or Sapphire RX 5700 (Standard) for the same price (Vega 64 in sale)
                                                                            which should I go for?

                                                                            • Rubis Drake
                                                                              Rubis Drake  2 weeks back

                                                                              I just love an obese guy with a sexy voice telling me all about these hot cards~ I only wish I could look at him.... :c

                                                                            • Emanuell Lovnički
                                                                              Emanuell Lovnički  2 weeks back

                                                                              8:39 This problem does not have only this Radeon GPU but others like me with r9 280 from Asus overheating then I needed to replace the thermal paste.

                                                                              • mmar4281990
                                                                                mmar4281990  2 weeks back

                                                                                your like the boss ross of gpu"s

                                                                                • letsgetverydrunk
                                                                                  letsgetverydrunk  2 weeks back

                                                                                  I like the dent. It's stylish.

                                                                                  • Baney Eights
                                                                                    Baney Eights  2 weeks back

                                                                                    Don’t buy 5700 credits right now the drivers are all screwed up

                                                                                  • Keith Chircop
                                                                                    Keith Chircop  2 weeks back

                                                                                    @8:23 spat out my drink