AMD has officially revealed the Radeon R9 Nano, a quiet and power efficient graphics card designed for small form factor PCs. Measuring about six inches in length, the Radeon R9 Nano uses High-Bandwidth Memory (HBM), and features 30 percent more performance and 30 percent lower power consumption (175W) than the AMD Radeon R9 290X card. This enables gaming enthusiasts and modders to build compact entertainment systems with enough power to deliver 4K gaming to their living room televisions along with VR experiences.
First shown at E3 2015, the Radeon R9 Nano uses the graphics chip codenamed "Fiji," and will be available starting September 7, 2015 for about $649 US. The compact video card will support DirectX 12, AMD Eyefinity, AMD Crossfire, AMD FreeSync, AMD LiquidVR, and 4K Resolution.
AMD Radeon R9 Nano Graphics Card Specifications:
Stream Processors: 4096
Compute Units: 64
Engine Clock: Up to 1000 MHz
Compute Performance: 8.19 TFLOPS
Texture Units: 256
Texture Fill-Rate: 256 GT/s
Pixel Fill-Rate: 64 GP/s
Memory Configuration: 4GB HBM
Memory Interface: 4096-bit HBM
Memory Speed / Data Rate: 500MHz / 1.0Gbps
Memory Bandwidth: 512 GB/s
Power Connectors: 1 x 8-pin
Typical Board Power: 175 W
PCIe(R) Standard: PCI-E 3.0
API Support: DirectX(R) 12, Vulkan, OpenGL 4.5, Mantle
Virtual Super Resolution (VSR)
Frame Rate Target Control (FRTC)
High-Bandwidth Memory (HBM)
AMD FreeSync Technology
AMD LiquidVR Technology
4K Resolution Support
AMD Eyefinity Support
AMD CrossFire Support
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Too expensive for my wallet.
Same price as Fury X IIRC. About 85% of the performance based on expected performance throttling in a tiny little package. Definitely a niche product.
I need that performance in a little price tag.
Ditto, but that means next gen cards and something better at the top. I'm just happy to see performance/watt at that level. Means we could see some interesting six pin or no external power cards in 2016.
This is so close to the perfect card for a HTPC. Just need a die shrink and a price drop.
That's what I'm thinking, next gen can't come soon enough. Might even bring it down to socket powered!