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AMD's R9 Nano graphics card gets a price cut

The AMD R9 Nano graphics card launched last year, and although it's a great little card, it was a bit pricey. Now, the R9 Nano has become just a bit better, as AMD is cutting its price from $649 down to $499 today, January 11.

AMD R9 Nano open

The R9 Nano is a 175W card with 4096 stream processors, and 4GB of memory clocked at 512GB/s delivered over a 4096-bit bus. But the main thing to note is that it's just 6-inches long.

According to our review of the card, last year the R9 Nano was definitely the way to go if you were building a powerful small form factor PC. Now that it's cheaper than the full size Fury X ($600), it might be worth considering elsewhere too, and it's a damn good deal compared to the Nvidia GTX 980 Ti.

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