AMD Radeon R9 Nano CrossFire Benchmarks Revealed
You know what’s better than one AMD Radeon R9 Nano? Two AMD Radeon R9 Nano! The very first AMD Crossfire performance results have been published online, and it paints a very impressive picture.
The R9 Nano features a compact design and is made to fit in mid-tower cases, but since it is a powerful GPU, there are users who may prefer using two of these for larger ATX models; so for them, these performance results are important.
First, lets check out the test bed used for this cross-fire test:
- Intel Core i7-4770K @ 4.2 GHz
(Haswell, 8192 KB Cache)
- Motherboard: ASUS Maximus VI Hero
- Intel Z87
- Memory: 16 GB DDR3
@ 1600 MHz 9-9-9-24
- Harddisk: WD Caviar Blue WD10EZEX 1 TB
- Power Supply: Antec HCP-1200 1200W
- Software: Windows 7 64-bit Service Pack 1
- Drivers: The following AMD cards use Catalyst 15.7: R9 Fury X, R9 Fury, R9 390X, R9 290X, R9 290, R9 285.
- AMD R9 Nano: 15.201.1102 PreWHQL Sep 1
- All other AMD cards use 15.5 Beta
- NVIDIA: 353.06 WHQL
- Display: Dell UP2414Q 24″ 3840×2160
At 4K, R9 Nano CrossFire managed to push over 40 Fps in Assassin’s Creed Unity. Meanwhile Alien Isolation ran at 99.8 frames per second on 4K.
Battlefield 4, on the other hand, ran at:
The results show that AMD R9 Nano CrossFire is better that Titan X. However, if anyone is willing to spend that much money, why not get two 980Tis?