Sapphire Pulse RX 5600 XT Review

👤by David Mitchelson Comments 📅22-01-20

Product on Review: Pulse RX 5600 XT 6GB
Manufacturer & Sponsor: Sapphire
Street Price: £255 GBP - $279 USD

Having already released the RX 5500 and RX 5700, it was only a matter of time before we saw AMD push the RX 5600 out. Over in the NVIDIA camp we’ve seen a smattering of GPUs hit the market, covering all eventualities and price-points; a pre-emptive move which intended to deliver a crushing defeat in the mid-range GPU segment.

Prior to the RX 5600 XT, AMD claimed that their RX 5600 XT would easily compete with NVIDIA’s GTX 1660 Ti. Where the 1660 Ti struggled to achieve an average of 60 FPS at 1080p Ultra, the 5600 XT should pull through and deliver in excess of 60 FPS.

So, the RX 5600 XT can be regarded as the 1080p champion in AMD’s lineup – allowing gamers to max out on their detail preset at while still enjoying more than playable frame-rates. Today, we’ll be exploring what the Sapphire Pulse RX 5600 XT has to offer, with its factory overclock and Dual-X cooling.

Prior to the RX 5600 XT launch, NVIDIA dropped the price of the RTX 2060 to around the $299 USD marker, putting this particular card within reach in terms of pricing and possibly performance.

Can the RX 5600 XT take on the GTX 1660 Ti, and perhaps even the RTX 2060? Let’s find out!

Sapphire on their Pulse 5600 XT
The SAPPHIRE PULSE RX 5600 XT offers incredible performance at the optimal budget for every gamer. With lightning fast GDDR6 memory and redefined display and media engines, the PULSE RX 5600 XT is the ideal graphics card for 1080p gamers. It is powered by AMD’s extreme RDNA architecture, alongside our innovative Dual-X Cooling Technology which keeps the GPU, Memory and VRM components icy cool at low noise levels. The all-aluminum backplate preserves the rigidity of the GPU and guarantees nothing bends, dust stays out and adds another level of passive cooling to dissipate heat. Pivotal SAPPHIRE features like the Quick Connect Fan, Dual Bios Support and Dual Ball Bearing Fans keep your GPU running smooth and stable. Take your gaming to the next level with the SAPPHIRE PULSE RX 5600 XT as the beating heart of your PC!

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