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NITRO+ RX 5500 XT 8G GDDR6 SE

  • GPU: Boost Clock: Up to 1845 MHz
  • Memory:   8GB/128 bit GDDR6. 14.4 Gbps Effective
  • Stream Processors: 1408
  • 4K@60Hz
  • Dual-X Cooling Technology
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SAPPHIRE NITRO+ RX 5500 XT Special Edition

The SAPPHIRE NITRO+ RX 5500 XT Special Edition graphics card delivers a maximized 1080p gaming experience for the PC Gamer. The NITRO+ RX 5500 XT is packed with SAPPHIRE’s renowned high-end quality components, with our efficient 95mm fans, and Shroud enhancements to strengthen the delivery of the incredible performance and stability that every gamer needs. Exciting features include the easily replaceable Quick Connect Fans working alongside Intelligent Fan Control and Dual-X Fan Cooling to dissipate heat with low noise and high reliability. Incredibly aesthetic ARGB fan and shroud lighting create a beautiful addition to your gaming rig which can be customized through our TriXX Software. Use our new TriXX Boost feature to amp up the performance of your favourite games to secure that top spot over your friends while gaming.  Get NITRO Charged with the SAPPHIRE NITRO+ RX 5500 XT Special Edition!

IMMERSIVE GAMING DYNAMICS

HD GAMING

  • Forza Horizon 4
  • Gears of War 5
  • The Outer Worlds
  • Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus
  • Ghost Recon Breakpoint
  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare

BEND THE RULES

 High-Fidelity Gaming

up to 1845 Mhz Boost clock

14.4 Gbps Effective

7nm FinFET

ARGB Lighting & ARGB Fans

Dual-X Cooling Technology

Fan Quick Connect

SAPPHIRE NITRO+ Graphics Card FEATURES

Explore all the incredible features that come with the SAPPHIRE NITRO+ RX 5500 XT Special Edition Graphics Card. We've split our features into 3 categories so you can easily see all the features we pride ourselves in designing to create the best gaming experience possible for you

 

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COOLTECH

Our superior cooling technology to keep your temperatures low at a high framerate

  • Intelligent Fan Control
  • Precision Fan Control
  • Robust VRM Cooling
  • Robust Memory Cooling
  • Dual-X Cooling Technology

DNA

Our core parts that elevate the life of our products through quality, robustness & reliability

  • Backplate (Tough Metal Backplate)
  • Two-Ball Bearing
  • Fan Quick Connect
  • Fuse Protection
  • Dual BIOS

PLUS

All of the extra features that make our SAPPHIRE Boards so special and unique

  • TriXX Supported
  • TriXX Boost 
  • Software BIOS Switch
  • Max Boost
  • Power Design
  • Optional Fan Glow ARGB  support 
  • NITRO Glow
  • ARGB Audio Visualization
  • Fan Check
  • Free Flow
  • VR Friendly 

SAPPHIRE NITRO+ RX 5500 XT SE

An overview of the performance along with some of the awesome features that you get with SAPPHIRE NITRO+ branded models

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SAPPHIRE NITRO+ Graphics Cards

Backplate

Provides rigidity and helps cool your card by increasing heat dissipation.

ARGB

Personalize the look of your NITRO + card with its built-in ARGB and ARGB fans.

Outputs

Choose from HDMI and DP slots for a maximum of 4 outputs

Cooling

Innovative cooling technologies to ensure optimal performance and airflow.

DUAL-X COOLING TECHNOLOGY

Boost Clock: Up to 1845 MHz

Game Clock: Up to 1737 MHz

An innovative mixture of Robust VRM Cooling and independent memory thermal modules work in tandem to remove heat efficiently and effectively across all sections

The streamlined form of our 95mm blades mean greater airflow and superior heatsink coverage at lower noise compared to standard cooling designs. 

SAPPHIRE's acclaimed Dual-X Cooling is powered by two massive yet silent fans and state-of-the-art radiator design.

RADEON

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TriXX 7.3.0

Key Features:

  • Dash Board: Hardware and software features of the graphics card. 
  • TriXX BIOS Switching: Users are able to switch between the primary bios setting and secondary bios secondary bios setting in TriXX 7.3 (under Dash Board Tag). 
  • Hardware Monitor: The TriXX Hardware Monitoring allows gamers to monitor in real time the various data points of the graphics card. This feature assists with overclocking and even trouble shooting.
  • TriXX Boost: TriXX Boost enables gamers to run games at a higher FPS by reducing the rendering resolution and up scaling the final output image by integrating Radeon Image Sharpening.
  • Fan Health Check:  TriXX Fan Health Check utility will test the fans to ensure they are performing properly in conjunction with our Quick Connect fan solution; if there is a problem the solution is quick and easy to fix.*
  • NITRO Glow: Working with the on board MCU on NITRO+ Series, NITRO Glow utility has been significantly expanded and improved in the new NITRO+ products.*  
  • Supports previous series including the SAPPHIRE RX 500 Series and Vega Series.

 * Fan Health Check and NITRO Glow are supported on the NITRO+ Graphics Card Series Products ONLY.

Version 7.3.0
File Size 2.41 MB
Release Date 1/22/2020
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Specifications

GPU

Radeon™ RX 5500 Graphics
2nd Gen 7nm GPU
RDNA Architecture

Engine Clock

  • Boost Clock: Up to 1845MHz
  • Game Clock: Up to 1737 MHz

Game Clock is the expected GPU clock when running typical gaming applications, set to typical TGP(Total Graphics Power). Actual individual game clock results may vary.

Stream Processors

1408

Memory Size/Bus

8GB/128 bit GDDR6

Memory Clock

14.4 Gbps Effective

Displays

Maximum 4 Displays

Resolution

HDMI™: 4096×2160@60Hz
DisplayPort1.4: 5120×2880@60Hz

Interface

PCI-Express 4.0

BIOS Support

  • Dual UEFI

API

  • Vulkan®
  • OpenGL® 4.6
  • OpenCL 2.0
  • DirectX® 12
  • Shader Model 6.4

Game Index

Extreme 1080P

Sapphire Features

  • TriXX Supported
  • TriXX Boost
  • Software BIOS Switch
  • Max Boost
  • Power Design
  • Optional Fan Glow ARGB  support
  • NITRO Glow
  • ARGB Audio Visualization
  • Fan Check
  • Free Flow
  • VR Friendly
  • Intelligent Fan Control
  • Precision fan control
  • Robust VRM Cooling
  • Robust Memory Cooling
  • Dual-X Cooling Technology
  • Backplate (Tough Metal Backplate)
  • Two-Ball Bearing
  • Fan Quick Connect
  • Fuse Protection
  • Dual BIOS

AMD Features

  • RDNA Architecture
  • 2nd Gen 7nm GPU
  • GDDR6 Memory
  • Power Efficiency
  • PCI Express 4.0 Support
  • Video Streaming up to 8K
  • Display Port 1.4 (HBR3) / DSC
  • Radeon™ Software
  • Radeon™ Boost
  • Radeon™ Image Sharpening
  • Radeon™ Anti-Lag
  • AMD FidelityFx
  • Async Compute
  • Radeon™ Rays Audio + True Audio Next
  • Radeon™ FreeSync™ 2 HDR
  • Radeon™ VR Ready Premium
 

Cooling

  • Dual-X Cooling
  • Dual Fan
  • Two-Ball Bearing

Form Factor

2.2 slot, ATX

Dimension: 257 x 132.8 x 44.2 (mm)

Power Consumption

  • 135W

OS

Linux®, Windows®  10, Windows®  7

64bit operating system required

System Requirement

  • Recommended 500 Watt Power Supply (Minimum 450 Watt Power Supply).
  • 1 x 8-pin Power Connector.
  • PCI Express® based PC is required with one X16 lane graphics slot available on the motherboard.
  • Minimum 4GB of system memory. 8GB recommended. 
  • Specifications provided here are for guidance only. Please check with your regional distributor or dealer for latest specifications.
  • Colors of PCB or other components may differ from those illustrated.
  • SAPPHIRE reserves the right to update or revise specifications without prior notice.
  • All trademarks and logos are acknowledged as the property of their respective holders.

*The terms HDMI, HDMI High-Definition Multimedia Interface, and the HDMI Logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of HDMI Licensing Administrator, Inc.

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