ASUS TUF Gaming Radeon RX 7700 XT OC Edition Review – Overcompensated?

Low Boon Shen
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ASUS TUF Gaming Radeon RX 7700 XT OC Edition Review – Overcompensated?
  • Appearance - 8.3/10
    8.3/10
  • Efficiency - 8/10
    8/10
  • Features - 8.5/10
    8.5/10
  • Materials - 8.5/10
    8.5/10
  • Performance - 8/10
    8/10
  • User Experience - 8/10
    8/10
  • Value - 8/10
    8/10

Summary

The ASUS TUF Gaming Radeon RX 7700 XT OC Edition is so well-cooled, to the point it might fall under the category of ‘overkill’. Just make sure your case fits one of these – because it’s huge for 250W-class card.

Overall
8.2/10
8.2/10

Pros

+ Fans are virtually silent
+ Included 2-in-1 GPU stand
+ Dual BIOS mode, plus other creature comforts

Cons

– Oversized
– Toasty VRAM
– 12GB VRAM may not age well

Recently we received this ASUS TUF Gaming Radeon RX 7700 XT OC Edition courtesy of AMD, since this is the sole model in the company’s RDNA3 lineup currently not offered with MBA (Made by AMD) variants. On paper, it looks like it have very similar specs to the RX 7800 XT – with just 6 less CUs, would this card be close enough to its higher-end counterpart in terms of performance? Let’s investigate.

Unboxing