AMD Radeon RX 580
vs
AMD Radeon R9 Nano

RX 580 R9 NANO Difference
AMD Radeon RX 580 AMD Radeon R9 Nano
Price $ 179 $ 485 306 (92%)
Year 2017 2015 2 (0%)
Maximum Recorded Temperature 75C 73C 2 (3%)
Max Fan Noise 46dB 46dB 0.099999999999994 (0%)
Recommended Power Supply 535W 525W 10 (2%)
Benchmark CPU Intel Core i7-7700K @ 4.20GHz ($354.99) Intel Core i7-4790K @ 4.00GHz ($306.99)
CPU Impact on FPS +0 FPS +0 FPS 0 (0%)
CPU Impact on FPS % 0% 0% 0 (0%)
Benchmark Quality Settings Ultra Quality Settings Ultra Quality Settings
Average 1080p Performance 81 FPS 74 FPS 6.9 (9%)
Average 1440p Performance 56 FPS 56 FPS 0.2 (0%)
Average 4K Performance 31 FPS 33 FPS 2.6 (8%)
Memory 8 GB 4 GB 4 (67%)
Overall Combination Score 83/100 72/100 11 (14%)

Our Verdict: Upgrading from R9 NANO to RX 580 is not recommended as it is less than 30% of improvement in performance. In general, a reasonable upgrade is between 30% and 50% or more to justify the purchase of new hardware. The price/performance ratio is much better for RX 580 .

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AMD Radeon RX 580
AMD Radeon R9 Nano
Year Game Frames Per Second
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
39
37
2018 Battlefield V
94
65
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
101
79
2018 Fallout 76
91
68
2018 Final Fantasy XV
62
63
2018 Forza Horizon 4
68
63
2018 Hitman 2
72
53
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
65
50
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
57
53
2017 Destiny 2
99
102
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
69
64
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
51
53
2016 Ashes of the Singularity
65
55
2016 Hitman
95
84
2016 Overwatch
106
99
2016 Rise of the Tomb Raider
93
71
2016 The Division
73
65
2015 DiRT Rally
110
114
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
60
62
2015 The Witcher 3
80
59
2013 Battlefield 4
81
89
2013 Crysis 3
90
70

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AMD Radeon RX 580
AMD Radeon R9 Nano
Year Game Frames Per Second
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
33
29
2018 Battlefield V
70
51
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
64
47
2018 Fallout 76
64
70
2018 Final Fantasy XV
44
45
2018 Forza Horizon 4
57
54
2018 Hitman 2
46
35
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
42
35
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
41
42
2017 Destiny 2
85
88
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
45
41
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
39
40
2016 Ashes of the Singularity
50
49
2016 Hitman
68
64
2016 Overwatch
73
68
2016 Rise of the Tomb Raider
56
51
2016 The Division
50
49
2015 DiRT Rally
77
82
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
42
45
2015 The Witcher 3
45
46
2013 Battlefield 4
53
61
2013 Crysis 3
42
47

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AMD Radeon RX 580
AMD Radeon R9 Nano
Year Game Frames Per Second
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
20
20
2018 Battlefield V
37
24
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
32
33
2018 Fallout 76
35
39
2018 Final Fantasy XV
26
26
2018 Forza Horizon 4
39
35
2018 Hitman 2
28
20
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
23
18
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
26
27
2017 Destiny 2
42
44
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
24
22
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
22
23
2016 Overwatch
38
35
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
20
22

AMD Radeon RX 580 / Core i7-7700K

At 1440p, RX 580 can hit 50-60 fps on pretty much everything at ultra, just without antialiasing, less ambient occlusion and turned down shadows. It is clear that the RX 580 is a significantly more capable high-end card that can play AAA titles at 1080p/1440p with 50-60 frames per second. The price/performance ratio is excellent for RX 580 against the competition in budget mid-range cards. In terms of memory, the RX 580 's 8192 MB RAM is more than enough for modern games and should not cause any bottlenecks. View Current Price List

AMD Radeon R9 Nano / Core i7-4790K

At 1440p, R9 NANO can hit 50-60 fps on pretty much everything at ultra, just without antialiasing, less ambient occlusion and turned down shadows. Deciding whether to invest so much money in a high-end GPU like R9 NANO requires careful thought. With current 4096 MB RAM, the R9 NANO can have very few memory-related bottlenecks in more modern games. View Current Price List

RX 580 vs R9 NANO Specifications Comparison

Board Design

RX 580 R9 NANO
Board NumberC940, D009-04C882
Length9.5 inches 241 mm6 inches 152 mm
Outputs1x HDMI3x DisplayPort1x HDMI3x DisplayPort
Power Connectors1x 8-pin1x 8-pin
Slot WidthDual-slotDual-slot
TDP185 W175 W

Clock Speeds

RX 580 R9 NANO
GPU Clock1257 MHz1000 MHz
Memory Clock2000 MHz 8000 MHz effective500 MHz 1000 MHz effective

Graphics Card

RX 580 R9 NANO
Bus InterfacePCIe 3.0 x16PCIe 3.0 x16
GenerationPolaris (RX 500)Pirate Islands (R9 300)
Launch Price229 USD649 USD
ProductionActiveActive
Release DateApr 18th, 2017Aug 27th, 2015

Graphics Features

RX 580 R9 NANO
DirectX12.0 (12_0)12.0 (12_0)
OpenCL22
OpenGL4.54.5
Shader Model66
Vulkan1.1.821.1.82

Graphics Processor

RX 580 R9 NANO
ArchitectureGCN 4.0GCN 3.0
Die Size244 mm²596 mm²
GPU NamePolaris 20Fiji
GPU VariantPolaris 20 XTX (215-0910038)Fiji XT CA (215-0862120)
Process Size14 nm28 nm
Transistors5,700 million8,900 million

Memory

RX 580 R9 NANO
Bandwidth256.0 GB/s512.0 GB/s
Memory Bus256 bit4096 bit
Memory Size8192 MB4096 MB
Memory TypeGDDR5HBM

Render Config

RX 580 R9 NANO
Compute Units3664
ROPs3264
Shading Units23044096
TMUs144256

Theoretical Performance

RX 580 R9 NANO
FP16 (half) performance6,175 GFLOPS (1:1)8,192 GFLOPS (1:1)
FP32 (float) performance6,175 GFLOPS8,192 GFLOPS
FP64 (double) performance385.9 GFLOPS (1:16)512.0 GFLOPS (1:16)
Pixel Rate42.88 GPixel/s64.00 GPixel/s
Texture Rate193.0 GTexel/s256.0 GTexel/s