AMD Radeon R9 Nano vs NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780 Ti

AMD Radeon R9 Nano
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780 Ti

General info

Comparison of Radeon R9 Nano and GeForce GTX 780 Ti architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
28.67
 
37.83
Architecture
GCN 3.0
 
Kepler
Code name
Fiji
 
GK110B
Type
Desktop
 
Desktop
Design
reference
 
n/d
Release date
27 August 2015
 
7 November 2013
Launch price (MSRP)
$649
 
$699
Price now
$570
 
$400

Technical specs

Radeon R9 Nano and GeForce GTX 780 Ti's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of Radeon R9 Nano and GeForce GTX 780 Ti's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
4096
 
2880
CUDA cores
n/d
 
2880
Compute units
64
 
n/d
Core clock speed
n/d
 
875 MHz
Boost Clock
1000 MHz
 
928 MHz
Transistor count
8,900 million
 
7,080 million
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
28 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
175 Watt
 
250 Watt
Texture fill rate
256.0 GTexel / s
 
210 billion / sec
Floating-point performance
8,192 gflops
 
5,345 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon R9 Nano and GeForce GTX 780 Ti compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. For desktop video cards it's interface and bus (motherboard compatibility), additional power connectors (power supply compatibility).
Bus support
PCIe 3.0
 
PCI Express 3.0
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16
 
PCIe 3.0 x16
Length
152 mm
 
10.5" (26.7 cm)
Height
n/d
 
4.376" (11.1 cm)
Supplementary power connectors
1x 8-pin
 
One 8-pin and one 6-pin
Bridgeless CrossFire
+
 
-

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Radeon R9 Nano and GeForce GTX 780 Ti: its type, size, bus, clock and resulting bandwidth. Note that GPUs integrated into processors don't have dedicated memory and use a shared part of system RAM.
Memory type
High Bandwidth Memory (HBM)
 
GDDR5
High bandwidth memory (HBM)
+
 
n/d
Maximum RAM amount
4 GB
 
3 GB
Memory bus width
4096 Bit
 
384 Bit
Memory clock speed
500 MHz
 
7.0 GB/s
Memory bandwidth
512 GB / s
 
336 GB / s
Shared memory
-
 
-

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon R9 Nano and GeForce GTX 780 Ti.
Display Connectors
1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort
 
2x DVI, 1x HDMI, 1x DisplayPort
Display Connectors
n/d
 
One Dual Link DVI-I, One Dual Link DVI-D, One HDMI, One DisplayPort
Multi monitor support
n/d
 
4 displays
Eyefinity
+
 
-
Number of Eyefinity displays
6
 
n/d
HDMI
+
 
+
HDCP
-
 
+
Maximum VGA resolution
n/d
 
2048x1536
DisplayPort support
+
 
-
G-SYNC support
-
 
+
Audio input for HDMI
n/d
 
Internal

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by Radeon R9 Nano and GeForce GTX 780 Ti. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
AppAcceleration
+
 
-
CrossFire
+
 
-
FRTC
+
 
-
FreeSync
+
 
-
HD3D
+
 
-
LiquidVR
+
 
-
PowerTune
+
 
-
TressFX
+
 
-
TrueAudio
+
 
-
ZeroCore
+
 
-
VCE
+
 
-
DDMA audio
+
 
n/d
Blu Ray 3D
-
 
+
3D Gaming
-
 
+
3D Vision
-
 
+
GPU Boost
n/d
 
+
3D Vision Live
-
 
+
CUDA
-
 
+
SLI
n/d
 
+
GeForce Experience
n/d
 
+
FXAA
n/d
 
+
Eyefinity
+
 
n/d
TXAA
n/d
 
+
Adaptive VSync
n/d
 
+

API support

APIs supported by Radeon R9 Nano and GeForce GTX 780 Ti, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
DirectX® 12
 
12.0 (11_1)
OpenGL
4.5
 
4.4
OpenCL
2.0
 
n/d
Vulkan
+
 
-
Mantle
+
 
-

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon R9 Nano and GeForce GTX 780 Ti. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

R9 Nano 50.25 +8%
GTX 780 Ti 46.53

3DMark Cloud Gate GPU

R9 Nano 81374 +7.5%
GTX 780 Ti 75688

3DMark Fire Strike Score

R9 Nano 12081 +21.1%
GTX 780 Ti 9974

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

R9 Nano 14362 +21.6%
GTX 780 Ti 11812

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

R9 Nano 17282 +10.6%
GTX 780 Ti 15619

3DMark Vantage Performance

R9 Nano 43546 +12.2%
GTX 780 Ti 38813

Unigine Heaven 4.0

R9 Nano 1732
GTX 780 Ti 1812 +4.6%

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Radeon R9 Nano and GeForce GTX 780 Ti. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
n/d
 
322 Mh/s
Ethereum / ETH (DaggerHashimoto)
30 Mh/s
 
n/d
Zcash / ZEC (Equihash)
295 Sol/s
 
n/d

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Radeon R9 Nano and GeForce GTX 780 Ti are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of AMD Radeon R9 Nano

8% faster in synthetic tests
Much newer (27 August 2015 vs 7 November 2013)
Cheaper ($649 vs $699)
Wider memory bus (4096 vs 384 bit)
More pipelines (4096 vs 2880)
Higher memory bandwidth (512 vs 336 GB/s)
Less power hungry (175 vs 250 watts)
Mantle (an API developed by AMD for 3D graphics acceleration. Discontinued and later superceded by Vulkan)
Eyefinity (allows using several displays with an AMD GPU)
App Acceleration
CrossFire
AMD PowerTune technology
AMD ZeroCore Power technology
HD3D
TrueAudio
DirectX® 12
OpenGL® 4.5
Vulkan™
OpenCL™ 2.0
CrossFireBridgeless
EyefinitySupport
DisplayPortMenu
AMD App Acceleration
CrossfireX
FRTC
FreeSync
HD3DMenu
LiquidVR
PowerTuneMenu
TressFX
TrueAudioMenu
ZeroCoreMenu
VCEMenu
Vulkan (a contemporary API for graphics acceleration, based on now-discontinued Mantle)
MantleMenu

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780 Ti

SLI (Scalable Link Interface - a technology for uniting several NVIDIA GPUs processing power in one PC)
Purevideo
3D Vision
PhysX (hardware acceleration of physical simulation engine named PhysX)
CUDA (Compute Unified Device Architecture - an API for video card computing power usage in tasks different from 3D graphics processing. Can be used for physics simulation for instance)
GPU Boost 2.0 (increases NVIDIA GPU voltage and frequency when there's a temperature headroom. Similar to AMD PowerTune)
GeForce Experience (software suite built to manage NVIDIA GPU parameters, and to record and stream game video)
Adaptive VSync
TXAA
G-SYNC (removes screen tearing by telling the display when to renew the image. Only works with G-SYNC compatible displays)
SHIELD-ready
FXAA
NVIDIA Surround
SLI-ready
HDCP
BluRay3D
3DGaming
3D Vision Surround
3DVisionLive

So, R9 Nano or GTX 780 Ti?

Technical City couldn't decide between AMD Radeon R9 Nano and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780 Ti. The differences in performance seem too small.
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