Editors Liked

  • Great mid-range 1440p graphics performance
  • Large performance improvement, beats RTX 2070 and is nearly as fast as the Radeon VII
  • Easily faster than RTX 2060 Super
  • Good design
  • New RDNA architecture improves performance in several games
  • Radeon features feel useful and polished
  • Support for DSC 1.2a enables 8K 60 Hz
  • Includes backplate
  • First PCIe 4.0 GPU

Editors Didn't Like

  • No real-time ray tracing
  • Blower-style cooler has higher temps than Nvidia's FE design
  • No idle fan stop
  • High multi-monitor power draw
  • Poor overclocking potential