MSI Radeon RX 5700 Mech GP OC HDMI 3xDP 8GB vs. Sapphire Radeon RX 5700 XT Nitro+ Special Edition 2xHDMI 2xDP 8GB

Support for multiple graphics cards
No
No
DirectX
12.0
12.0
OpenGL
4.6
4.6
Operating system
Linux, Windows 7, Windows 10
Linux, Windows 7, Windows 10
Vulkan
1.1
1.1
DisplayPort
Yes
Yes
DisplayPort version
1.4
1.4
Number of DisplayPort outputs
3 ​
2 ​
Type of DisplayPort connector
Standard
DVI
No
HDMI
Yes
Yes
HDMI version
2.0b
2.0b
Number of HDMI outputs
1 ​
2 ​
Type of HDMI connector
Standard (Type A)
Other connectors
VGA outputs
0 ​
Length
232 mm
306 mm
Number of slots
2.5 ​
Features
VR ready, Backplate
VR ready, Backplate
Aftermarket cooler (non reference cooler)
Yes
Cooling
Active
Active
Number of fans
3 ​
Semi-passive (passive at low efficiency)
Factory overclocked
Yes
Yes
Graphics processor
Radeon RX 5700
Radeon RX 5700 XT
Low profile
No
No
PCI Express channels
x16
x16
PCI Express version
PCI-E 4.0
PCI-E 4.0
Unified Shading architecture
Yes
Yes
Unified Shaders
2304
2560
Maximum resolution
7680x4320
5120x2880
Number of supported monitors
4 ​
4 ​
Memory acceleration
No
No
Memory bandwidth
14.4 GB/s
Memory capacity
8GB
8GB
Memory interface
256 bit
256 bit
Memory speed (Effective frequency)
14400 MHz
Memory type
GDDR6
GDDR6
Release year
2019
2019
Supplementary power connector
1x6+1x8-pin
2x8-pin
Boost mode
Yes
Yes
Processor speed (Boost)
1750 MHz
2035 MHz
Processor speed
1515 MHz
1840 MHz