AMD has reduced the cost of its Radeon R9 Nano  to no less than $ 499, a super price for a plot of caliber considering the SFF format (Small Form Factor), so it can be used on any Mini-ITX format computer. The new price could indicate the start of cleaning stock before the arrival of the first Polaris graphics card in mid-year.

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As of today, 11 January, this small card will have an even bigger impact on gamers around the world as AMD announces a change in the AMD Radeon R9 Nano graphics card’s SEP from $649 to $499. At the new price, the AMD Radeon R9 Nano graphics card will be more accessible than ever before, delivering incredible performance and leading technologies, with unbelievable efficiency in an astoundingly small form factor that puts it in a class all of its own. viaAMD

An advantage of this price reduction is for those who wanted to mount a powerful, compact graphics card, but did ‘t have enough money, and to remember that the Radeon R9  Nano competes in performance directly With the GeForce GTX 980, Which cannot be added in compact equipment. The Radeon R9 Nano uses the same silicon Fiji XT  found in Fury X Radeon forming 4096 Stream Processors, 256 TMUs and 64 ROPs at a frequency of 1000 MHz (50 MHz LESS-Than Fury X) with 4GB HBM1 @ 500 MHz of memory, and memory interface of 4096 bits. This 6.5-inches GPU have a power of 8.2 TFLOPS (TFLOPS vs. 8.6 for Fury X) With the same bandwidth of 512 GB / s. The most obvious difference is between Nano and Fury X is their TDP 175W / 275W.

via: WCCFtech