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The price drop of the AMD Radeon RX 5700 goes into the next round. Thanks to a voucher and various promotions, the AMD graphics card is now particularly cheap. GIGA hardware expert Robert tells you where you can currently find the best offer and for whom the purchase could be worthwhile.

Update from April 21st, 2020: you currently have to spend at Notebooksbilliger for the Asus Radeon RX 5700 8GB Dual OC Evo. To be able to secure the card at the offer price, all you have to do at the checkout is select Amazon Pay as the payment method and the voucher code NBBAMAZONPAY activate. This gives you a whopping 30 euros discount before buying. Shipping is free of charge.

But it gets better. , which you can use to get another 30 euros back after purchase. The effective price of the card is striking unbeatably cheap 269 euros. Is that not enough for you? No problem! On top of that there is still: Monster Hunter World: Iceborne and the new remake of Resident Evil 3. A great offer for everyone who is currently on a new, inexpensive graphics card for WQHD gaming and has already flirted with the two games.

But if you want to secure the free games, you should hurry. The campaign only runs until April 25, 2020.

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AMD Radeon RX 5700: Cheap Navi graphics card is even cheaper

On July 07, 2019, AMD's new navigation graphics cards, the Radeon RX 5700 and Radeon RX 5700 XT, were launched. AMD Nvidias tried to put the new super cards under pressure with a lower price.

But despite the already more attractive offer of the AMD Radeon RX 5700, there is already the first price reduction. Instead of the usual 369 euros at the market launch. This corresponds to a price reduction of just over 10 percent. But if you want to secure the cheap offer, you should hurry. Mindfactory's Mindstar discounts often only apply for a short time and are limited to a certain quota.

At the same time, however, the following applies: if you place your order between 0 a.m. and 6 a.m., you save the € 8.99 shipping costs that would normally be incurred if you ordered from the Mindfactory online shop.

Here you can find an overview of the technical data of the MSI Radeon RX 5700 8G:

Model Name: MSI Radeon RX 5700 8G
Chip clock 1.465 MHz / 1.725 MHz Boost
Shader 2,304
TDP 180 watts
VRAM 8 GB GDDR6
Memory clock 14 GHz
Memory interface 256 bits
Memory bandwidth 448 GB / s
Power supply 1x 8-pin PCIe + 1x 6-pin PCIe
Overall height two slots

AMD Radeon RX 5700: who is it worth buying?

Like all inexpensive models of the Radeon RX 5700, the MSI model also uses the AMD reference design. The cheap navigation graphics card need not shy away from a direct comparison with Nvidia's RTX 2060. The RX 5700 offers about 10 percent more power and is therefore located just behind Nvidia's slightly more expensive RTX 2060 SUPER. So the price-performance ratio is right.

With the AMD Radeon RX 5700, you don't have to worry about your frame rate in current games if you have a resolution of WQHD (2,560 x 1,440 pixels) want to gamble. Here you can confidently set the graphics settings to the limit. Liquid 60 FPS you can be sure with these performance data in most games. Esports players will also get their money's worth with the graphics card. Because if you play games like Fortnite, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and other less graphically demanding games, you will achieve significantly higher frame rates, so you can also fully utilize your 144 Hz monitor.

However, what the AMD graphics card lacks is dedicated ray tracing hardware. On the use of the new graphics technology users have to do without for now. Until now, this function has only been reserved for RTX card owners. AMD has already indicated that they are also intensively involved in ray tracing, but there is no detailed information available yet.

As with all current reference models with radial fans, the following also applies to the RX 5700: There is not much scope for overclocking here. Even without overclocking, the card has to struggle with the waste heat and turns up properly under load. This also ensures a very loud background noise. If you don't feel like it, the best thing is to wait for the start of the first custom models, which could also cause another price slide.

At the moment, however, the following applies: With the Radeon RX 5700, AMD offers an attractively priced alternative in the upper mid-range segment for all PC gamers who are looking for pure performance and who can do without ray tracing. you get one with the RX 5700 powerful graphics card offered at a decent price.