Comparison

RTX 3060 vs RX 5500 XT

The RTX 3060 is 79.9% faster than RX 5500 XT in synthetic benchmark and 114.1% more expensive on the retail market.

Retail Price

$289

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Better Value

Retail Price

$ 135

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Value

30

Value

36

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3DMark Performace

8739

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+79.9%

3DMark Performace

4857

Video Memory

12 GB

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+50.0%

Video Memory

8 GB

Power Consumption

170W

Power Consumption

130W

Efficiency

51

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Efficiency

37

Release Date

2021

Release Date

2019

MSRP

329 $

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MSRP

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AMD Equivalent to RTX 3060

NAME3DMARKPRICE
Radeon RX 66008158
Radeon RX 6600 XT9707
Radeon RX 5700 XT9410

Nvidia Equivalent to RX 5500 XT

NAME3DMARKPRICE
GeForce GTX 1650 SUPER4702
GeForce GTX 9804367

Is RTX 3060 better than RX 5500 XT?

RTX 3060 price to performance rating is lower than RX 5500 XT's. RX 5500 XT offers 20.0% better value fo money.

The RTX 3060 is more energy-efficient considering its performance, having power consumption of 170 watts and a 3DMark score of 8739. By comparing its benchmark score to its power consumption, we get an efficiency score of 51. RX 5500 XT's efficiency score is 37 .So RTX 3060 leads by 37.8%, making it the smarter choice in terms of power consumption.