XFX Radeon RX 5600 XT THICC III Ultra Review

We’ve reviewed the XFX RX 5600 XT THICC II Pro last week. Today, we have its bigger brother on our test bench, the XFX RX 5600 XT THICC III Ultra. It’s a factory-overclocked RX 5600 XT priced at $320, a $40 premium over AMD’s baseline pricing, or $30 more than the THICC II Pro. Launched this January, the RX 5600 XT turned out to be an ace up AMD’s sleeve. It is designed to disrupt the sub-$300 graphics card market where the lack of ray tracing among NVIDIA’s GTX 16-series offerings levels the playing field with AMD. After some pre-launch specifications revision and drama because the required BIOS update wasn’t preinstalled, AMD designed the RX 5600 XT to beat the entire GTX 16-series and go on to trade blows with NVIDIA’s then-$350 GeForce RTX 2060. NVIDIA later got some of its partners to launch cost-effective RTX 2060 cards at $300.

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