RADEON RX VEGA 56
|Graphics RAM Type ||GDDR5|
|Graphics Ram Size ||8 GB|
|Memory Speed ||1600 MHz|
The first GPU in the list is Radeon RX Vega 56 which is manufactured by AMD. The GPU was launched in late 2017. This GPU is based on Vega 10 graphics processor, but it has a special variant in it Vega 10 XL which supports DirectX 12. The PCB form of this is ATX. It also has 3584 cores initially installed in it.
Firstly, let’s talk about the misconception that many users face, mainly comparing RX VEGA 56 with Rx 580; taking our opinion for i5 8400 RX 580 would be a decent choice.
Still, performance-wise RX VEGA 56 covers RX 580 and gives a 25% more performance boost while demanding a heavy budget as compared to RX 580. Furthermore, continuing the computer units in the Radeon RX Vega 56 are fifty-six ROPS as mentioned in the name already.
It also has the Bass Frequency of 1156 MHz, and the Boost frequency is up to 1471 MHz which is the maximum frequency that can be achieved on a GPU running a hectic workload.
Secondly, the memory specifications of the Radeon RX Vega 56 are also very suitable. The memory speed of this GPU is 800 MHz (1.6 Gbps) and with the memory size of 8 GB it helps the users achieve more than 60 frames in some latest titles. The memory type of the GPU is HBM2.
The AMD Radeon RX Vega 56 is a dual-slot card that draws power from two 8-pin power connectors, with a maximum power draw of 210 W. 1 HDMI and 3 DisplayPort outputs are available.
A PCI-Express 3.0 x16 interface connects the Radeon RX Vega 56 to the rest of the device. The card measures 280 mm x 111 mm x 40 mm and is equipped with a dual-slot cooling solution.
Its initial cost was 399 US dollars, but now it is available for just a more reasonable price. Its ability to support 4K visuals is only 60 Hz, which could be a downside, but overall, it fulfills all the budget-friendly user demands.
EVGA GeFORCE GTX 1080 Ti
|Graphics RAM ||GDDR5|
|Graphics Ram Size ||11 GB|
|Memory Speed ||11000 MHz|
|Graphics Card Interface ||PCI-E|
While searching for the Best i5 graphics card, we could not forget about the GeForce GTX 1080 Ti manufactured by EVGA. The GPU was launched by EVGA nearly in 2017. NVIDIA's latest flagship gaming GPU, based on the NVIDIA Pascal architecture, is used by the EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti.
To improve the user's gaming experience, EVGA installed 11 Gbps of next-generation GDDR5X memory and a frame buffer of 11 GB, which provides extraordinary performance.
This GPU provides the base frequency of 1556 MHz and boost frequency of 1670 MHz which is the maximum frequency achieved on a GPU while running a hectic workload. The number of cores in the GPU is up to 3584.
The GPU has impressive memory specifications as well. The 1080 ti has 11264 MB GDDR5X memory with a bit width of 352 bits. The memory speed is 0.18 ns which is genuinely excellent. The memory bandwidth is also 484.4 GB per second. The physical dimensions of the GPU are 4.66 inch which is 118.48 mm high, and 10.6 inch which is 269.2 mm long.
In comparison to the NVIDIA Maxwell architecture, NVIDIA's latest SLI HB Bridge doubles the usable transfer bandwidth. With super-smooth, low-latency performance, stream extreme GeForce GTX PC gaming experiences to portable devices like the NVIDIA SHIELD.
This GPU also allows enthusiast-class controls such as temperature goal and fan controls, extra over-voltage headroom, and optimizations for water-cooling solutions by dynamically optimizing clock speeds based on workload. This helps gamers to achieve new levels of success.
Overall if you are searching for a beast for your i5 8400 Gtx 1080, ti would be the strongest video card to effort more than 60 frames in some latest titles.
RADEON RX VEGA 64
|Graphics RAM Type ||GDDR5|
|Graphics Ram Size ||8GB|
|Memory Speed ||1750 MHz|
The next product in our list that comes under the most compatible GPUs for Intel i5 8400 is the Radeon RX Vega 64, a very high-end graphic card manufactured by AMD. This GPU was launched by AMD nearly in 2017. It is one of the best GPUs that AMD has manufactured, and it is also an excellent competitor for the above two GPUs. The Radeon RX Vega 64 is based on Vega 10 graphics processors, but it has a unique variant built in it, which is Vega 10 XL which supports DirectX 12, a graphics API. This GPU also has a PCB form of ATX. It also provides 4096 cores which are installed initially in it.
This GPU has 64 ROPS computer units installed in it primarily, which helps in enhancing the speed. The GPU has a Bass Frequency of 1247 MHz and a boost frequency of up to 1546 MHz which is the maximum frequency achieved on a GPU.
The memory specifications of the Radeon RX Vega 64 are also excellent. The Radeon RX Vega 64 is paired with 8 GB HBM2 memory connected through a 2048-bit memory interface. The memory speed of the GPU is 945 MHz which is almost equal to 1.89 Gbps. So it can be said that the memory provided by AMD in the Radeon RX Vega 64 is quite impressive.
Moreover, The AMD Radeon RX Vega 64 is a dual-slot card that draws power from two 8-pin power connectors, with a maximum power draw of 295 W. 1x HDMI and 3x DisplayPort are available as display outputs. A PCI-Express 3.0 x16 interface connects the Radeon RX Vega 64 to the rest of the device. The card measures 280 mm x 111 mm x 40 mm and is equipped with a dual-slot cooling solution. Its initial cost was around 500 US dollars, But the current price is decent. Overall it could be considered to be paired with i5 8400 if the budget is not an issue.
NVIDIA GeFORCE GTX 1070
|Graphics RAM Type ||GDDR5|
|Graphics Ram Size ||8.00|
|Interface ||PCI-Express x16|
The fourth one that made it to the list is the GeForce GTX 1070, a performance segment graphic card manufactured by NVIDIA. It is widely called the best mid-range GPU, which provides more than decent performance in a mid-range price tag.
Whereas NVIDIA launched this graphic card very early than its competitors, it was soon called the best in the market. It was launched around 2016. This card is initially based on the GP104 graphics processor but is more classified in its more advanced variant called GP104 200 A1.
This graphic card by NVIDIA does support DirectX 12, which is a graphics API. NVIDIA has added 1920 cores to its GeForce GTX 1070 graphic card. Also, this graphic card has a PCB form of ATX.
The GPU specifications installed by NVIDIA are also top-notch compared to its release date. This GPU has 64 ROPs computer units installed in it. Also, this GPU has a base frequency of 1506 MHz and a boost frequency of exactly 1683 MHz. Memory is working at 2002 MHz (8 Gbps effective).
Now the memory is a point where we can talk. In its GeForce GTX 1070, NVIDIA has provided you with a memory size of 8 GB, which is accompanied by a memory type of GDDR5.
Users will also be provided with a memory width of 256 Bit with this graphic card to enhance the performance of the GPU. Also, a point to be highlighted is that you can add up to 8192 MB of maximum external storage as you please.
The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 is a dual-slot card that uses one 8-pin power connector with a maximum power draw of 150 W. 1x DVI, 1x HDMI, and 3x DisplayPort are among the display outputs. A PCI-Express 3.0 x16 interface connects the GeForce GTX 1070 to the rest of the device.
The card measures 267 mm by 112 mm by 40 mm and comes with a dual-slot cooling solution. Its initial price at the launch was around 379 US dollars, but currently, it is a bit less.
Pairing i5 8400 with gtx 1070 would certainly be a valid option, whereas if you can’t afford gtx 1080 ti and have a low budget segment.
MSI VIDEO CARD RADEON RX VEGA 56
|Graphics Coprocessor ||Radeon RX 56|
|Graphics RAM ||GDDR5|
Last but not least is the GPU named MSI Radeon RX Vega 56, which is similar to the one mentioned on the top but has a different manufacturer. RX Vega 56 is manufactured by a very renowned company in tech, which is MSI. MSI launched this GPU in the year 2017 August.
The Video Card Radeon RX Vega 56, powered by MSI, has about 3584 cores which are pretty impressive as very few GPUs have this number of cores installed in it. It also does support DirectX 12, which is a graphics API. The graphics processor you can find in this GPU is the Vega 10. Lastly, it has 224 TMUS installed in it.
The GPU specifications in the Video Card Radeon RX Vega 56 are also very fascinating. The number of computer units available in the GPU is 64 ROPs. The bass frequency of this GPU is about 1156 MHz, and the boost frequency of exactly 1471 MHz, memory speed-running is about 800 MHz (1600 Mbps adequate).
The memory specifications provided are also remarkable and a point to notice. The memory size of the GPU is also about 8 GB, accompanied by a memory type of HBM2. The memory width provided will be about 2048 Bit which is the most exciting thing to be noticed in the GPU.
This is one of the best GPUs for the i5 8400 because it is an excellent value for money. It's just strong enough that it won't overpower the rest of the system while still delivering amazing visuals.
If you're getting your feet wet, this is an excellent place to start. It's also worth noting that the Vega 56 supports FreeSync, which will help you plan for the future. It's especially good for gaming on a 1080p 144 Hz or 1440p 60 Hz display, so if you have one of those, you can put your quest to an end right now. If you have a 4K monitor, you're in luck.