RX 5700 XT Razer Core X / iMac RP 560 Compatibility
Hi I would like to know if anyone has done this sort of a setup before? I might be looking at getting a GPU upgrade from RX 480 8GB and wondering if RX 5700 XT 8GB would work with Razer Core X and iMac with RP 560. Would RX 5700 XT work on macOS High Sierra? The reason i use macOS High Sierra is because newer macOS' don't boot properly with my external ssd. Is there a certain Windows 10 build that RX 5700 XT would work best with? Thanks.
Is it possible that the thunderbolt 3 and/or pcie bandwidth 3.0 x4 of the razer core x would bottleneck the RX 5700 XT to the point that there would be no performance benefits from upgrading to RX 5700 XT? RX 5700 XT does require PCIE 4.0 which I know is backwards compatible though could be too much for razer core x?
What is your primary reason for upgrading? To 1080p game at 120-240 FPS with the games visual settings turned down?
Or gaming at 1440p with nice visuals somewhere around 60 FPS? A 5700XT eGPU setup will be better at this second goal.
The reason i was considering an upgrade was because the game Kingdom Come: Deliverance would not play at a decent fps no matter what settings i ran it at. I am now playing Metro Exodus at 1080p ultra and the fps seems pretty decent. FPS can get really choppy in some areas. I have owned my RX 480 8GB+ for around three years now. I have modified its BIOS, manually replaced thermal paste and have even broken a little cable >< inside the GPU. Lucky for me the GPU continues to function normally! I really feel like i need a brand new GPU.
Problem with the new Navi GPUs is that they are a PCIE 4.0. I am thinking that i might look into an RTX 2070 since it is a PCIE 3.0 and a really good upgrade.