AMD Radeon R9 Nano Versus NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980


Power Consumption

Radeon R9 Nano vs. Geforce GTX 980

For testing power consumption, we took our test system and plugged it into a Kill-A-Watt power meter. For idle numbers, we allowed the system to idle on the desktop for 15 minutes and took the reading. For load numbers we ran Battlefield 4 at 3840×2160 and recorded the average idle reading and the peak gaming reading on the power meter.


Power Consumption Results: The AMD Radeon R9 Nano used 4 Watts more power at idle and ~50W more when gaming, so NVIDIA wins on the power front if you are concerned with power.

Let’s wrap this review up!