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Yesterday, AMD Philippines held an exclusive event, not only for the local launch of the 3rd Generation Ryzen processors along with the Radeon RX 5700 series graphics cards, but also for creating an avenue where a number of partner OEMs can showcase their newest motherboards and own version of the products. Held at CORE Nightclub in Quezon City, the first floor served as the main event area where the program took place, while up in the second floor is the experiential zone, where attendees can check out booths from AMD’s partner OEMs like ASUS, ASRock, MSI, XFX, Gigabyte, and more. Mr. Sonny Sy, AMD Philippines’ National Sales Manager for Components also gave a talk about the new Ryzen 3000 processors and Radeon RX 5700 graphics cards, along with some comparative data. 3rd Generation Ryzen Processors are built on a 7nm process to deliver improved performance and power efficiency. Using the…

Today, we’re going to take a look at the AMD Radeon RX 5700 graphics card. In essence, the more affordable version of the RX 5700 XT, which has received quite a lot of positive feedback. The second of AMD’s Navi 10 GPUs the RX 5700 is a direct competition of the RTX 2060. Following the trend, it’s basically the XT with less compute units, less GPU cores, a slower boost clock, and costs $50 cheaper. Here in the Philippines, the 5700 XT retails for around PhP24,000, while the 5700 is priced at around PhP20,000. Hopefully with our tests, we’ll be able to answer the question, is it worth getting this one over the XT? or is it better to just hold your purchase, save up, and just buy its more powerful sibling? Design The reference model of the RX 5700 uses a single blower-type cooler, with all of its component…