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[eBay Plus] ASRock AMD Radeon RX 5700 Reference $449, Asus Radeon RX 5700 XT 8GB Reference $565.25 Shipped @ PC Byte eBay

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ASUS 5700 XT (reference blower cooler) for $565.25:
https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/RX-5700-XT-ASUS-AMD-Radeon-NAVI-...

https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/NEW-Asus-Radeon-RX-5700-XT-8GB-G...

ASRock 5700 (reference blower cooler, non-XT) for $449.65:
https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/ASRock-AMD-Radeon-RX-5700-8GB-GD...?

I snagged an XT a few minutes ago. After almost spending $613 a few days ago on one, I'm extremely happy that I waited!

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    i need my tax return to come in so i can buy stuff

  • +5 votes

    Screw reference unless you're watercooling.

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      I hear ya. I'm planning on following this advice for the XT: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ud8Bco0dk6Q

      Not as good as an AIB, but it'll be a long while before those models are in striking distance of this price. I'm also restricted to a dual slot GPU in my small form factor system, so that further limits my AIB options.

      As for the non-XT though, it really doesn't run that hot with the reference cooler. Should be fine out of the box, even more so if you do the same mods as the video I linked for the XT.

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        Oh don't use AIB as a term to mean non-reference. Every single discrete GPU ever manufactured is an AIB.

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        I wouldn't start pulling apart the card. An undervolt will do just fine: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=czHvAhG4xTc

        The card runs in the 70 degree range just fine with an undervolt, and quiet too. Granted this is with UK summer ambient temps, but come Aussie summer if the card is pushing 90 degrees+ you're probably in a puddle of your own sweat and really should be investing your $600 in an air conditioner rather than a graphics card

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          That's fair. Thanks for the link.

          I'll start with the undervolt. If I'm not happy then I'll try the washer mod (only have to take out 4 screws), and if THAT'S still not good enough then I'll go full-hog and swap the paste.

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            @titeywitey: Undervolting the card does actually reduce its heat and noise problems somewhat whilst delivering decent performance. Keep in mind though the MSI card for sale a few days ago was around the same price give or take $10 and all you needed to fix that was $3 worth of thermal pad. And that card is both faster than the reference by a large margin but also after the quick fix a good 8-9 degrees cooler under load.

            Please refer to gamernexus's videos for context.

            I 100% agree with OP, don't bother with reference cards unless you plan on slapping on a water cooler. Aftermarket cards are getting out there for competitive prices.

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              @Manly Black: Unfortunately that particular card won't fit in my case. I'm strictly limited to 2 slot cards. (Dan A-4)

              I could have waited a bit for a sale on one of the 2 slot customs, but I found a buyer for my 1070 and snap sold it, leaving me with just a laptop at the moment, haha. So I was pretty motivated to snap up the best deal I could find this week.

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                @titeywitey: It's defs up to the individual and if you have a smaller case the blower style might actually be your only option. You might want to reconsider your case for the future though. I'm currently using a fractal meshify C, but I've got a wood CNC project in the works.

                Shaped like a slice of a pie standing on it's side it'll have triple 20cm noctua fans at the top along it's arch with an aluminium mounting point for a full 360 radiator right underneath.

                Unless you live in a caravan, or really small 1 bedroom/room apartment I just don't understand tiny cases. In most cases they're more expensive than their atx counterparts and apart from some manner of portability the thermal and size restrictions are too enormous to justify the benefits.

                Anyways best of luck and I hope the card treats you well. Take it apart as best you can, apply thermal grizzly to everything, no need to change the pads unless you really want to and underclock it. If things go well hopefully you'd be able to see a few degrees and decibels off.

                GL mate.

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                  @Manly Black: I wanted something that I could take on an airplane when I travel to see family and also continue to upgrade over time. Small form factor PCs aren't for everyone, but I'm quite happy with my choice of case. :)

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                    @titeywitey: Ohh a proper mini itx fellow. Can I ask you a question mate? I've always had people respond that they take their pc with them on travels and that's fair enough I can understand lifting a mini itx around, i have one as my 4k media player for my TV, but what do you do for periphs?

                    Mainly the monitor, i can't imagine travelling with a full setup.

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                      @Manly Black: I still have my 2 monitors lying around at my parents house. When I visit my in-laws, they have a spare monitor that I can use there. I may eventually get a 17" portable monitor to supplement and also allow me to work from whatever hotel room I happen to be in, but that is my current situation.

                      Something like this that would also allow me use it with a standard VESA mount when I'm home: https://www.aliexpress.com/item/32995346115.html?spm=a2g0o.p...

                      There's a plethora of 15.6" portable monitors as well, but I think that's just too small for me.

                      I'm planning on moving to a small ten-key-less keyboard in the future - something I can easily fit next to the computer in a carry on. Something like the Anne Pro 2, but probably not going to spend that much on it.

                      Mouse and mousepad aren't really a concern. I don't have any speakers at the moment, just headphones, and I NEED those when I fly anyhow. So yeah… that's everything.

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              @Manly Black: 1-4fps difference from reference is barely a large margin: https://www.tweaktown.com/reviews/9107/msi-radeon-rx-5700-xt...

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                @jobski: please refer to gamernexus's videos please. That review is out of date by about 2 weeks.

                One of the memory modules was simply left half uncovered by an inappropriately sized thermal pad and the thermal paste on top of the actual gpu chip is some kind of liquid vomit.

                Changing it to thermal grizzly and actually actually adding a thermal pad increases performance on the msi evoke significantly.

                P.S. I'm not sure if a custom firmware was used, but I'll see if one can be flashed to it once mine arrives next week.

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                @jobski: and other than the pure fps figures the fact that you can hit maximum performance on the aftermarket cards such as the msi or sapphire without a jet taking off in your room is the main benefit.

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      Undervolting and a custom fan curve should help. Worst case you could just do the washer/paste mod.

      Not fun, shouldn't have to do it. But it bloody flogs the other options.

  • +1 vote

    damn, those are both lowest so far. I've got a 5700 last deal waiting for a universal waterblock, but it's surprisingly quiet. My first time using a blower card, but it's a lot quieter than what reviews suggest. Heck of a lot quieter than an Asus Directcu2, those fans ramp like crazy. Still not going to risk oc'ing yet though.

    • +6 votes

      I do think the noise concern is a bit overstated for most people. Most techtubers measured the noise on open benches and NOT inside of a case - that alone makes a difference.

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        Doesn't putting it in a case make it run even hotter and therefore potentially louder? Unless the fans are at full speed on an open bench which is even more worrying.

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          Hotter inside a case - generally, yes. With good airflow, it should be a somewhat negligible difference.

          Louder - not necessarily. At the same RPM, as long as the fan isn't causing turbulence by being too close to a vented side panel, the case should dampen some of the sound.

          If instead you are comparing the same temperature on a test bench vs in a case, the one in the case is probably running at a higher RPM, and thus producing more sound, but whether or not that difference is enough to be louder than the lower RPM on an open test bench is probably dependent on a lot of variables.

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          think it depends on the case. i've got an inwin 303 with 3 bottom fans so the gpu's pretty much getting open air circulation. also diy foam tape around the glass seals the sound in.

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          Many cases, if the cabling and airflow are correctly setup, it will give you better cooling. e.g. I set mine up to have fans sucking air in on the back and blowing it out on the top and ensure my cables are all nicely tied down to prevent interruption of airflow, the effect is a cooling breeze blowing through the case.

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          Because the blower exhausts all the heat out, case temperatures are lower. Losing the blower increases the case airflow required so you'll have more other fan noise as well. I also had the reference card and it's not that loud, even pretty good with an undervolt, it just doesn't have much thermal headroom before it gets loud again if you want to push more power through.

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      Have you undervolted it yet? If so how is it performing with an undervolt?

  • +2 votes

    Wow these are getting cheap. Looking like it might be time to upgrade the RX 580 i have

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      I'm in the same position - so tempted but I feel like the RX580 still has very decent life in it yet, at least for 1080p gaming. I might hold out for the next gen Navi

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        I agree. I play ultrawide 1440 and to be honest it still manages fine. But the temptation is still there

  • -1 vote

    The fan above my head is already loud! That said, I bagged an AIB 5700 XT (not the MSI Evoke) for $605 - should arrive today :)

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    Waiting on the Gigabyte OC reviews to come in. Here’s hoping it’s not another Vega conundrum.

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    My head is spinning - blower 5700 XT or better cooled 2060 Super??

    I live in Townsville so I'm worried about heat etc, the AMD cards seem to run much hotter.

    BUT they perform better and are cheaper than the 2060 Super…

    HELP ME CHOOSE!!

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      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ud8Bco0dk6Q

      This can help you close the gap a bit, but it does still run somewhat hot. Your best bet would be to wait for a similar deal on one of the custom models. If you need it TODAY… that's a hard decision, haha. I'm personally going for the 5700xt and following the paste and washer mods in the video.

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        Yeah I'm still leaning towards the 2060 Super, cooler, (a must in the tropics) less power draw and similar performance when OC'd.

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        Same boat mate, just bought my 5700 (non XT) this morning. I manage to flash a 5700xt version bios or a 50th anniversary xt bios to see how's that going. Some review claims there's only 3~4% less than XT version. Definitely worth every dollar you paid. See how's that going.

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      Yeah same boat, upgrading from a GTX 970. I have been happy to wait until the dust settles but on the other hand $450 for the 5700 when I originally paid $530 for the 970…

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        Same mate, upgrading from an MSI Gaming 4G 970. Has been an awesome card, but at these prices I think it's time to upgrade!!

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        Im still waiting to upgrade my GTX 660ti. Waiting on custom card cooler to be a similar price.

    • +2 votes

      5700xt is better. heat wont be an issue if you have a case with good airflow.

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      An undervolt and that washer/paste mod should help a lot. Even if you can't do the latter the former should pull some of the heat away.

      Otherwise, just buy the 5700. Take the equivalent performance to the 2060 "super" for a boat load less. It'll run cooler, and after an undervolt and/or the washer and paste mod it'll run fine. Just make sure your case will have decent airflow.

      *If possible, wait for decent prices on the customs.

  • +1 vote

    This is just too good of a deal to pass up for me. Grabbed the XT, can always return if a better deal comes up before I open the box due to the free returns.

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    Man… This is such a good deal… But upgrading from my vega 64 (which I haven't even put my waterblock on yet) might not be worth it :(

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    Sub $500/- AIB Custom cooled 5700XTs by Christmas at this rate :-)

    Good to see competition back in the GPU space.

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    is the 5700xt worth the extra $115?

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      If you are at 1080p 144hz or 1440p 60hz or some lower resolution/refresh rate, the 5700 is the smarter buy probably.

      If you are at 1440p 144hz or higher and want to keep the settings at high/ultra for longer, the 5700xt is better.

      Every review that I've seen of the two cards that includes a $ per frame comparison has them extremely close to each other. Something like $4aud per frame running at 1440p. The non-xt is just very slightly more cost efficient at MSRP. At these reduced prices though, the non xt is pulling away - after converting to USD, it's $3.43usd per frame and $3.8usd per frame. (just using the info from this video: https://youtu.be/rz47WqRDDK4?t=948)

      It's a tough choice and one that I battled with personally, haha. I'm planning on this card lasting me 2-3 years, so I decided to splurge a little for the XT. Good luck with your decision!

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        Great post!

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        I got a 1440P with 100hz monitor, which you reckon is better?
        TBH, I don't play much PC games nowadays as I have the phone and PS4.

        • +1 vote

          I'd say the XT for 1440p @ 100hz.

          BUT if you aren't really spending much time playing PC games, this is maybe not a practical use of your money?

          Let me put it this way: do you plan on getting any of the upcoming games on PC like Borderlands 3, Doom Eternal, Cyberpunk 2077, etc? If so, then an upgrade may make sense. If not, then maybe you don't need an upgrade at all until there is a few games that you really want to look pretty? Just a thought. :)

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    AMD are finally bringing some serious competition again. Good to see!

  • +2 votes

    I bought the rx5700 at launch alongside the r5 3600 and it's a great card. At this price i'd go for the 5700xt even since thats slightly cheaper than what i got the 5700 for. No regrets. The card is surprisingly quiet and runs cool in my h500 case, but obviously AIB cards are gonna run faster, cooler and quieter but at a higher price. Once the fan ramps up, it doesn't have an annoying sound characteristics and usually can't be heard when wearing headphones.

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    Is this a good upgrade from a GTX 1080?

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    Very good price but I'm planning on buying the AIB, having a look with the peachy15 promotion it looks like the cheapest gigabyte one is ~$680, unsure if this is worth it considering the reference card prices.

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    Anyone know the warranty for these cards?

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    Thanks grabbed a 5700 XT

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    Is anyone else concerned at the warranty wording for Shopping Express? Pretty sure the option to refund or exchange is the consumer's, not the sellers.

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      "If you have a minor problem with a product or service, the business can choose to give you a free repair instead of a replacement or refund."

      https://www.accc.gov.au/consumers/consumer-rights-guarantees...

      Guess depends on the kind of fault.

      I had a good experience personally with shopping express for faulty ram.

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      Had a problem years ago with a wireless HDMI transmitter. After almost 2 years it went bust. But because Belkin has 2 years warranty and that model wasn't sold anymore, they refunded me the price I paid for it. One of the really good online stores.

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      I would consider the card being DOA to be a major problem, so yes under ACL it should be your choice as to whether it is replaced or refunded.

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    God damn it, purchased the RX 5700 XT.

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      You sound thrilled. LOL

      • -1 vote

        Well, I suspect the RTX 2060 Super may have been the better purchase. As someone whose main desktop computer has a Ryzen 9 3900X and RX Vega 56 installed, I'm basically fed up with AMD and this is the last chance I'm giving them for redemption. There are some major QA issues with their firmware and drivers and I'm sick of wasting my time troubleshooting issues that should have been identified during UAT.

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          For sure their current drivers are not in the best shape. What I've read is to use 19.7.5 and disable Hardware Acceleration for any web browsers you run, as well as Discord. I have faith that they'll get things fully under control soon.

          Honestly, if nvidia's offerings were at their MSRP, they would have been more tempting for the reasons you stated, but they are really far off at the moment in Australia at least.

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            @titeywitey: The issue has mostly been gaming related, with the display losing signal (i.e. black screen) and requiring a hard shutdown. It hasn't happened since upgrading to driver version 19.8.2, so fingers crossed it has been resolved. There have been many other obvious non-critical bugs experienced along the way, which makes me believe AMD isn't being overly thorough with their QA process.

            Regarding Nvidia, yeah, their pricing is absurd. I've splurged on their video cards previously (the GTX Titan Black was the most expensive at ~$1250 AUD) when I thought the cost was somewhat justified, but the RTX 2080 TI at ~$1600 AUD is simply horrible value. Anyone spending that kind of money on the RTX 2080 TI is going to be bitterly disappointed when Nvidia releases their 7nm video cards in 2020 (which will likely be monsters, unless Nvidia deliberately sandbags the performance for maximum consumer milking). Regardless, since AMD and Nvidia have both started segregating their video cards into gaming or productivity categories, my splurging days are over and $600 AUD is the maximum I'm willing to spend on a gaming video card. Hopefully, the next generation of video cards will have a more substantial mid-range.

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    5700XT is slightly cheaper from digilifeonline @ $561

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      That's actually who I bought from, but their stock was low at the time. Looks like they sold out again too. Good catch though!

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