AMD announces Radeon RX 5300 GPU for entry-level 1080p gaming

AMD Radeon RX 5300 unveiled specs features price nepal availability launch

AMD has quietly launched an entry-level GPU. The new GPU has come at a time when fans are eagerly waiting for the RDNA2 based GPUs. The Radeon RX 5300 sports similar specs to RX 5500T XT and will compete against NVIDIA’s GeForce GTX 1650. Let’s check out the specs, features, expected price, and availability of AMD Radeon RX 5300 GPU.

AMD Radeon RX 5300 Overview

Core Configurations

Radeon RX 5300 comes with 1408 shader cores. The core configuration is similar to what we saw in the Radeon RX 5500. The cores can be boosted up to 1,645 MHz using AMD Game Rate (game clock speed @ 1448 MHz). It is based on AMD’s 7nm RDNA architecture.

Memory

AMD Radeon RX 5300However, compromises have been made in the memory department. It features 3GB of GDDR6 VRAM. It is 1GB less than what Radeon RX 5500 X is offering. Nvidia GeForce GTX 1650, which the company is comparing RX 5300 with, comes with 4GB of GDDR5 memory. Compared to the RX 5500, AMD has narrowed the bus width to 96-bit. As a result, the memory bandwidth of RX 5300 maxes out as 168GBps. AMD has also reduced the power requirement. While the RX 5500 XT required 130W, the RX 5300 has a TDP of 100W. However, users still have to use an external power source.

Supported Memory

In terms of software, Radeon RX 5300 supports AMD’s FreeSync technology. The proprietary software tries to provide a stutter-free and tear-free gaming experience.  Similarly, it also supports DirectX 12 and Vulkan API.

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Competition

AMD is advertising RX 5300 as an entry-level GPU for 1080p gaming. Thus, it has been compared against Nvidia GeForce GTX 1650. The company claims that the RX 5300 offers better FPS in popular gaming titles such as Battlefield, Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare, and PUBG.

AMD Radeon RX 5300 vs NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650

AMD Radeon RX 5300 Specifications:

  • Compute Units: 22
  • Game Frequency: up to 1448 MHz
  • Boost Frequency: up to 1645 MHz
  • ROPs: 32
  • Stream Processors: 1408
  • Memory: 3 GB GDDR6
  • Bus width: 96-bit
  • HDMI support: Yes, 4K60
  • Typical Board Power (TBP): 100W

AMD Radeon RX 5300 Price and Availability

AMD has not commented on the pricing and availability of the entry-level GPU. However, the AMD Radeon RX 5300 is expected to come with a price tag of between $130 to $150.

GPU Model Expected Price
AMD Radeon RX 5300 $130 – $150
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