AMD Radeon RX 6400 Review -Cheapest AMD GPU with RDNA2 Design

The all-new AMD Radeon RX 6400 is an RDNA2 GPU that comes in a small form factor size with a power requirement of less than 75W!

Just a few days ago, AMD has released its new entry-level card, Radeon RX 6400 for budget-oriented PC Gamers. This is a very low-profile card that comes with a tinny compact design. This AMD Radeon RX 6400 has been manufactured with a new RDNA2 Architecture that uses TSMC’s cutting edge 6nm process.

Besides, this card is compatible with both PCIe express 3.0 and 4.0 version Motherboard models. The power demand of this card is below 75W so there is no need to connect an external power cable from your PSU to run this.

Now further any delay, let’s check out the all-new AMD Radeon RX 6400 Graphics Card.

AMD NAVI 24 XL GPU – Specs

Here are the detailed specifications of Radeon RX 6400 Navi RDNA2 GPU

GPU VariantNavi 24 XL
ArchitectureRDNA 2.0
Base Clock1923 MHz
Boost Clock2321 MHz
Game Clock2039MHz
Memory Clock2000 MHz with 16 GBps effective
Video Memory4 GB
Video Memory Gen DDR6
Bus type64bit
Bus InterfacePCIe Express 4.0 x 4
Bandwidth128 GB/s
Slot WidthSingle Slot
TDP53W (Below 75W)
Minimum Power Supply Demand250W
Output1x HDMI 2.1
1x DisplayPort 1.4a
DirectX12 Ultimate v12.2
Shading Units768
RT Cores12
Texture Rate111.4 GTexel/s
Pixel Rate74.27 GPixel/s

Radeon RX 6400 GPU – Price and Availability

The AMD’s 2022 model Radeon RX 6400 GPU is priced at $159 from the company’s official website. It is now available worldwide with all major online and offline retailers. But the cost of this GPU may slightly vary from one country to another country.

AMD Radeon RX 6400 – Design and Build Quality

AMD Radeon RX 6400 - Design and Build Quality
AMD Radeon RX 6400 – Design and Build Quality

AMD’s RX 6400 is a new GPU to feature the latest AMD’s RDNA2 Architecture. The card is small in size and can easily fit inside a small Chassis or Pre-build PCs. According to AMD, this card is not capable of achieving any type of overclocking mode. The power and performance levels of this card are locked. When we ran the card with the latest AMD Adrenalin driver software, there was an Overclock settings option in the panel but that was unavailable for customization.

Besides, this card only supports a 64bit memory interface along with four lanes of PCIe 4.0 connectivity. Although these Graphics card also supports the older PCIe express 3.0 motherboards. With a limited amount of media encoding features, it has no capability to support 4K H264 and H265 encoding along with AV1 decoding. Also, AMD’s ReLive features are not available for this entry-level card.

Radeon RDNA2 6400 GPU – Performance and Benchmark

We did some experiments with this GPU along with Nvidia GeForce GTX 1650 GPU separately by running some games at 1080p medium settings. For system build-up, we used Ryzen 7 5700G CPU, MSI MPG X570S Carbon Max motherboard, and GSkill 32GB DDR4 3600MHz Ram. Here are the test results below.

GAMES     AMD Radeon RX 6400Nvidia GeForce GTX 1650
War Thunder140fps132fps
Final Fantasy XIV69fps66fps
World of Tanks82fps80fps
Dota 2150fps148fps
Far Cry 665fps60fps
Assassins Creed Origins42fps42fps
Gears 555fps55fps

AMD RDNA2 RX 6400 GPU – Noise and Thermal

AMD RDNA2 RX 6400 GPU - Noise and Thermal
AMD RDNA2 RX 6400 GPU – Noise and Thermal

This AMD tiny card is very quiet and does not deliver a huge level of temperature even in heavy load mode. From our various types of experiments, we found that the maximum GPU Fan noise level was 25 dB and its chassis body did not cross more than 36 degrees celsius in our testing.

AMD Radeon 6400 – Final Verdict

From all types of analysis, we can declare that this is a decent low-level card for those gamers who really want to enjoy PC gaming with a low budget. Obviously, this is an entry-level card and we cannot expect many more from this. Although this card performs well just slightly better than Nvidia’s GeForce GTX 1650 GPU in 1080p medium settings without any kind of problems.

So this was all about the AMD Radeon 6400 Review. Feel free to drop in your suggestion if you think we missed out on anything.

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