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AMD Radeon R9 Nano

Graphics Processor
Fiji
Cores
4096
TMUs
256
ROPs
64
Memory Size
4 GB
Memory Type
HBM
Bus Width
4096 bit
GPU Chip
GPU
I/O
I/O
Top
Top
Bottom
Bottom
Rear
Rear
PCB Front
PCB Front
PCB Back
PCB Back
The Radeon R9 Nano is a high-end graphics card by AMD, launched in August 2015. Built on the 28 nm process, and based on the Fiji graphics processor, in its Fiji XT CA variant, the card supports DirectX 12.0. The Fiji graphics processor is a large chip with a die area of 596 mm² and 8,900 million transistors. It features 4096 shading units, 256 texture mapping units and 64 ROPs. AMD has placed 4,096 MB HBM memory on the card, which are connected using a 4096-bit memory interface. The GPU is operating at a frequency of 1000 MHz, memory is running at 500 MHz.
Being a dual-slot card, the AMD Radeon R9 Nano draws power from 1x 8-pin power connectors, with power draw rated at 175 W maximum. Display outputs include: 1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort. Radeon R9 Nano is connected to the rest of the system using a PCI-Express 3.0 x16 interface. The card measures 152 mm in length, and features a dual-slot cooling solution. Its price at launch was 649 US Dollars.

Graphics Processor

GPU Name
Fiji
GPU Variant
Fiji XT CA
(215-0862120)
Architecture
GCN 3.0
Foundry
TSMC
Process Size
28 nm
Transistors
8,900 million
Die Size
596 mm²

Graphics Card

Release Date
Aug 27th, 2015
Generation
Pirate Islands
(R9 300)
Production
Active
Launch Price
649 USD
Bus Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16

Relative Performance

2%
GeForce 210
2%
GeForce 9400 GT
3%
Radeon HD 4550
4%
Radeon HD 5450
4%
Radeon HD 6450
5%
GeForce GT 520
6%
GeForce GT 220
7%
GeForce GT 430
7%
Radeon HD 5570
8%
Radeon HD 4670
9%
GeForce GT 440
9%
GeForce GT 240
10%
GeForce 9600 GT
11%
Radeon HD 5670
11%
GeForce GT 640
12%
GeForce 9800 GT
12%
Radeon HD 6670
13%
Radeon HD 4830
13%
Radeon HD 4770
14%
Radeon HD 4850
15%
GeForce GTS 250
15%
GeForce GTS 450
15%
Radeon HD 5750
18%
Radeon HD 7750
18%
Radeon HD 5770
18%
GeForce GTX 260
18%
Radeon HD 4870
18%
Radeon Vega 8
19%
GeForce GTX 550 Ti
19%
GeForce GTX 650
20%
Radeon HD 5830
21%
Radeon HD 6790
21%
Radeon HD 4890
22%
GeForce GTX 460
22%
Radeon RX Vega 11
22%
GeForce GT 1030
23%
GeForce GTX 275
23%
Radeon HD 7770 GHz Edition
23%
GeForce GTX 280
23%
GeForce GTX 465
24%
Radeon HD 6850
25%
GeForce GTX 285
27%
Radeon HD 5850
27%
GeForce GTX 650 Ti
27%
Radeon HD 7790
28%
Radeon RX 550
28%
GeForce GTX 470
29%
Radeon HD 6870
31%
Radeon HD 5870
32%
GeForce GTX 560 Ti
32%
Radeon HD 4870 X2
33%
GeForce GTX 750 Ti
33%
Radeon HD 6950
34%
GeForce GTX 295
35%
GeForce GTX 650 Ti Boost
35%
Radeon HD 7850
36%
GeForce GTX 480
37%
Radeon HD 6970
38%
Radeon R7 265
39%
Radeon R7 370
39%
Radeon RX 560
39%
GeForce GTX 660
39%
GeForce GTX 570
42%
GeForce GTX 950
42%
Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition
43%
Radeon R9 270X
44%
GeForce GTX 660 Ti
44%
GeForce GTX 580
44%
GeForce GTX 1050
44%
Radeon HD 7950
45%
Radeon RX 460
45%
Radeon HD 5970
47%
GeForce GTX 760
50%
GeForce GTX 670
51%
GeForce GTX 960
53%
Radeon R9 380
53%
Radeon R9 285
54%
Radeon HD 7970
54%
GeForce GTX 680
55%
GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
57%
GeForce GTX 770
58%
Radeon HD 6990
60%
Radeon R9 280X
60%
GeForce GTX 590
60%
Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition
67%
GeForce GTX 780
69%
GeForce GTX 1650
74%
Radeon RX 470
75%
Radeon R9 290
80%
Radeon R9 390
80%
Radeon R9 290X
81%
GeForce GTX 970
82%
GeForce GTX TITAN
83%
Radeon RX 570
83%
GeForce GTX 780 Ti
85%
Radeon R9 390X
85%
Radeon HD 7990
85%
Radeon RX 480
86%
GeForce GTX 690
91%
Radeon RX 580
93%
GeForce GTX 980
94%
GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
94%
Radeon R9 FURY
94%
Radeon RX 590
100%
Radeon R9 Nano
103%
Radeon R9 295X2
105%
Radeon R9 FURY X
107%
GeForce GTX 980 Ti
115%
GeForce GTX TITAN X
120%
GeForce GTX 1660 Ti
121%
GeForce GTX 1070
126%
Radeon RX Vega 56
137%
GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
141%
Radeon RX Vega 64
141%
GeForce RTX 2060
144%
GeForce GTX 1080
166%
GeForce RTX 2070
166%
Radeon VII
174%
TITAN X Pascal
178%
GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
192%
GeForce RTX 2080
222%
GeForce RTX 2080 Ti
Based on TPU review data: "Performance Summary" at 1920x1080
Performance estimated based on architecture, shader count and clocks.

Clock Speeds

GPU Clock
1000 MHz
Memory Clock
500 MHz
1000 MHz effective

Memory

Memory Size
4 GB
Memory Type
HBM
Memory Bus
4096 bit
Bandwidth
512.0 GB/s

Render Config

Shading Units
4096
TMUs
256
ROPs
64
Compute Units
64
L1 Cache
16 KB (per CU)
L2 Cache
2 MB

Theoretical Performance

Pixel Rate
64.00 GPixel/s
Texture Rate
256.0 GTexel/s
FP16 (half) performance
8.192 TFLOPS (1:1)
FP32 (float) performance
8.192 TFLOPS
FP64 (double) performance
512.0 GFLOPS (1:16)

Board Design

Slot Width
Dual-slot
Length
6 inches
152 mm
TDP
175 W
Outputs
1x HDMI
3x DisplayPort
Power Connectors
1x 8-pin
Board Number
C882-37

Graphics Features

DirectX
12.0 (12_0)
OpenGL
4.6
OpenCL
2.0
Vulkan
1.1.101
Shader Model
6.3

Fiji GPU Notes

Architecture Codename: Pirate Islands
CLRX Version: GCN 1.2
Graphics/Compute: GFX8 (gfx803)
Display Core Engine: 10.0
Unified Video Decoder: 6.0
Video Compression Engine: 3.0

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