Upgrading Ain’t Easy, Stick With An RX 580 Or Buy An RX 5600 XT
The GPU Market Has Gone Strange
The RX 580 was released three years ago at an MSRP of $199, the RX 5600 XT (new BIOS or not) is supposed to be $279 and thankfully remains about that price at most suppliers. That is a big price delta, enough of one you might assume it has to be a much better card but unfortunately the GPU market has changed so much that you can’t really make a judgment based solely on price. There is no question that the Navi card is able to support a lot more new features than than Polaris but what about raw performance?
Is the new Radeon RX 5600 XT a good upgrade path from AMD’s three-year-old Radeon RX 580 Polaris video card? That is the question we are going to answer today.