AMD revealed a great many things at their Computex 2018 press conference, but the only announced product that will actually ship with immediate effect is the Radeon RX Vega 56 nano. Let’s hear from Scott Herkelman about this new graphics card, and check out the actual Vega 56 nano card, as well as its key specifications!
Scoot Herkelman On The Radeon RX Vega 56 nano
Here is the segment where Scott Herkelman reveals the Radeon RX Vega 56 nano graphics card, which was created and sold by PowerColor.
Basically, the PowerColor Radeon RX Vega 56 nano is a small version of the regular Radeon RX Vega 56, designed specifically for mini-ITX systems. Other than its much smaller size, it has 6-pin + 8-pin power connectors, instead of dual 8-pin power connectors.
Everything else, from its performance characteristics and power consumption appears to be the same as a regular Radeon RX Vega 56 graphics card.
PowerColor Radeon RX Vega 56 nano Specifications
|Specifications||PpwerColour Radeon RX Vega 56|
|Model||AXRX VEGA 56 NANO 8GBHBM2|
|GPU||AMD Vega 10|
|Textures Per Clock||224|
|Pixels Per Clock||64|
|Base Clock Speed||1156 MHz|
|Boost Clock Speed||1471 MHz|
|Texture Fillrate||258.9~329.5 GT/s|
|Pixel Fillrate||74.0~94.1 GP/s|
|Graphics Memory||8 GB HBM2|
|Graphics Memory Bus Width||2048-bits|
|Graphics Memory Speed||800 MHz|
|Graphics Memory Bandwidth||409.6 GB/s|
|PCI Express Power Connectors||8-pin x 1|
6-pin x 1
|Display Ports||DisplayPort x 3|
HDMI x 1
|Dimensions||170 mm long|
95 mm tall
38 mm thick
|Retail Price||$449 (card only)|
$599 (with Gaming Station)
The PowerColor Radeon RX Vega 56 nano Up Close!
Right after the Computex 2018 press conference, we had the opportunity to check out the PowerColor Radeon RX Vega 56 nano up close. Here is a video we took of the two samples AMD provided at the end of the press conference.
Interestingly, AMD actually used one of them to power the large display for their presentation.
Radeon RX Vega 56 nano Price + Availability
The PowerColor Radeon RX Vega 56 nano is available from 6 June 2018 onwards, with a recommended retail price of US$ 449. This is a US$ 50 premium over the regular Radeon RX Vega 56.
PowerColour is also offering a bundle with the PowerColor Gaming Station, which they’re pricing at US$ 599. The PowerColor Gaming Station alone is priced at US$ 299, so that’s at US$ 149 discount for the bundle – a really good deal!
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