Radeon R9 Fury Official Benchmarks Leaked – Beats the Geforce GTX 980 at 4K
After last month’s launch of the first HBM powered graphics card, the Radeon R9 Fury X, AMD is all set to release yet another HBM powered graphics card, this time the non-X Radeon R9 Fury.
Just like the Fury X, this newest card is based on the Fiji GPU, and features 4K ready performance; however, there are a few things that make this particular card so special.
First, manufacturers can add cooling solutions of their own choice to the card – something highly in-demand that the Fury X is deprived of. Further, the Radeon R9 Fury is the first HBM graphics card that launches in two AIB custom variants, and will cost $549 US which is $100 lower than the Fury X.
Talking about its performance, the Fury GPU is faster than the GeForce GTX 980, according to official benches. The benchmarks present in a press deck leaked earlier show that the Radeon R9 Fury GPU beats the GM204 based GTX 980 from Nvidia by a difference of 8-6 frames per second on each game at 4K resolution.
No doubt, the results appear pretty impressive, but they are still first party benchmark and should absolutely be treated as such. We should better wait for third party reviews which I believe will surface real soon.
As for the spec-list of the R9 Fury, the cut-down version of the Fiji GPU groups 56 of 64 Compute Units (CUs) for a sum of 224 TMUs, 64 ROPs and 3584 Stream Processors. The 4 GB of HBM is still clocked at 500MHz with 512 GBps effective bandwidth.
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