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ASRock Radeon RX 5500 XT Challenger ITX 8G GPU arrives

ASRock has launched a new Radeon RX 5500 XT Challenger ITX 8G GPU that features AMD’s latest 7nm RDNA architecture. This graphic card holds 8GB of GDDR6 VRAM. Due to the PCIe 4.0 support, it offers twice the throughput of PCIe 3.0. In terms of GPU speed, ASRock Radeon RX 5500 XT Challenger ITX 8G supports 1607 MHz base clock, 1717 MHz game clock, and 1845 MHz boost clock.

The latest Challenger ITX can smoothly drive high-fidelity AAA games at up to 60 fps and e-Sports games up to 90 fps. Thanks to the new architecture that contributes to better GPU performance for visual effects such as volumetric lighting, blur effects, depth of field, and multi-level cache hierarchy for reduced latency and highly responsive gaming. In addition, with the help of Radeon Adrenalin 2020 Edition software, gamers can utilize the full potential of the GPU by accessing a plethora of control options.

For optimum cooling, the new Radeon RX 5500 XT Challenger ITX 8G equips a long-life 10 cm fan and 2 copper heat-pipes. The cooling setup ensures effective heat dissipation so that thermal throttling won’t disrupt the gaming experience even under heavy workloads.

Along with high throughput of 16 GT/s, Radeon RX 5500 XT Challenger ITX 8G graphics card also provides a high bandwidth of up to 224 GB/s. This ensures optimum gaming performance even for most demanding games.

Although the new ASRock Radeon RX 5500 XT Challenger ITX 8G supports boost clock up to 1845 MHz, gamers can further enhance the visual experience by taking advantage of several AI technologies such as:

  • Radeon Image Sharpening
  • FidelityFX
  • Radeon Anti-Lag
  • Radeon FreeSync, etc

Connectivity-wise, the GPU hosts a single HDMI 2.0b and three DisplayPort 1.4 (DSC 1.2a) ports.

ASRock Radeon RX 5500 XT Challenger ITX 8G GPU Specifications

ASRock Radeon RX 5500 XT Challenger ITX 8G
Graphics EngineAMD Radeon RX 5500 XT
ArchitectureAMD 7nm RDNA
Bus StandardPCI Express 4.0 x8
MemoryGDDR6 8GB
Base Clock1607 MHz
Boost Clock1717 MHz
Game Clock1845 MHz
Stream Processors1408
Memory Clock14 Gbps
Memory Bus128-bit
ResolutionDigital Max Resolution: 8K HDR 60 Hz
Interface– 1 x HDMI 2.0b
– 3 x DisplayPort 1.4 with DSC 1.2a
Recommended PSU500W
Power Connector1 x 8-pin
Accessories1 x Quick Installation Guide
Dimensions– 190 x 139 x 42 mm (with bracket)
– 178 x 124 x 36 mm (without bracket)
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Ishaan Sarna

Founder of AUDEMPIRE (Pro Audio Equipment Store), SOUNDELICIT (Music Industry & Pro Audio Blog), TECHNOISER (Tech blog), and ISOLAPSE (Motion Industry & Photography Gear Blog). Music Producer by profession and also a Tech Enthusiast.