AMD Radeon R9 285

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Overview
Manufacturer
AMD
Original Series
Radeon 200
Release Date
September 2nd, 2014
Launch Price
$249 USD
PCB Code
109-C76637-00
P/N Code
102-C76601-00
Model
AMD C766 SKU 001
Graphics Processing Unit
GPU Model
Tonga PRO (Tonga)
Architecture
Graphics Core Next 3.0
Fabrication Process
28 nm
Die Size
359 mm2
Transistors Count
5B
Transistors Density
13.9M TRAN/mm2
Stream Processors
1792
Compute Units
28
Shader Engines
4
TMUs
112
ROPs
32
Clocks
Base Clock
918 MHz
Boost Clock
TBD
Memory Clock
1375 MHz
Effective Memory Clock
5500 Mbps
Memory Configuration
Memory Size
2048 MB
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bus Width
256-bit
Memory Bandwidth
176 GB/s
Technologies
  • AMD CrossFire
  • AMD Eyefinity
  • AMD Mantle
  • AMD PowerPlay
  • AMD PowerTune w/ Boost
  • AMD TrueAudio
  • AMD ZeroCore Power

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Physical
Interface
PCI-Express 3.0 x16
Height
2-slot
Power Connectors
2 × 6-pin
TDP/TBP
190 W
Recommended PSU
500 W
Multi-GPU Support
3-way
Display Outputs
DVI-D DualLink
1 ×
DVI-I DualLink
1 ×
DisplayPort
1 ×
HDMI
1 ×
API Support
DirectX
11.2
Vulkan
1.0
OpenGL
4.4
OpenCL
2.0
Shader Model
5.0

Performance
Pixel Fillrate
29.4 GPixels/s
Texture Fillrate
102.8 GTexel/s
SPFP Performance
3.3 TFLOPS
Performance per W
17.3 GFLOPS/W
Performance per mm2
9.2 GFLOPS/mm2





 ModelBase/Boost/Mem (MHz)
MSI Radeon R9 285 2GB GAMING
R9 285 GAMING 2G
973 / - / 1375
MSI Radeon R9 285 2GB TOC
R9 285 2GD5T OC
945 / - / 1375
 ModelClocksMemory
AMD Radeon R9 295X2
5632 Unified Cores
1018 / 1250 MHz 8 GB GDDR5
AMD Radeon R9 290X
2816 Unified Cores
1000 / 1250 MHz 4 GB GDDR5
AMD Radeon R9 290
2560 Unified Cores
947 / 1250 MHz 4 GB GDDR5
AMD Radeon R9 285X
2048 Unified Cores
1002 / 1375 MHz 3 GB GDDR5
AMD Radeon R9 280X
2048 Unified Cores
850 / 1500 MHz 3 GB GDDR5
AMD Radeon R9 285
1792 Unified Cores
918 / 1375 MHz 2 GB GDDR5
AMD Radeon R9 280
1792 Unified Cores
850 / 1500 MHz 3 GB GDDR5
AMD Radeon R9 270X
1280 Unified Cores
1000 / 1400 MHz 2 GB GDDR5
AMD Radeon R9 270
1280 Unified Cores
900 / 1400 MHz 2 GB GDDR5
AMD Radeon R7 265
1024 Unified Cores
900 / 1400 MHz 2 GB GDDR5
AMD Radeon R9 260
896 Unified Cores
1100 / 1625 MHz 1 GB GDDR5
AMD Radeon R7 260X
896 Unified Cores
1000 / 1250 MHz 1 GB GDDR5
AMD Radeon R7 260
768 Unified Cores
1000 / 1500 MHz 2 GB GDDR5
AMD Radeon R7 250X
640 Unified Cores
950 / 1125 MHz 1 GB GDDR5
AMD Radeon R7 250XE
640 Unified Cores
860 / 1125 MHz 1 GB GDDR5
AMD Radeon R9 255
512 Unified Cores
930 / 1625 MHz 2 GB GDDR5
AMD Radeon R7 250E
512 Unified Cores
800 / 900 MHz 1 GB DDR3
AMD Radeon R7 250
384 Unified Cores
1000 / 1150 MHz 2 GB GDDR5
AMD Radeon R7 240
320 Unified Cores
730 / 900 MHz 1 GB DDR3
AMD Radeon R5 240
320 Unified Cores
730 / 900 MHz 2 GB GDDR3
AMD Radeon R5 235X
160 Unified Cores
875 / 900 MHz 1 GB DDR3
AMD Radeon R5 235
160 Unified Cores
775 / 900 MHz 1 GB DDR3
AMD Radeon R5 230
160 Unified Cores
650 / 533 MHz 1 GB DDR3
AMD Radeon R5 220
80 Unified Cores
650 / 533 MHz 1 GB DDR3
 ModelClocksMemory
AMD Radeon R9 M485X
2048 Cores
1000 / 1250 MHz 8 GB GDDR5
AMD Radeon R9 M395X
2048 Cores
723 / 1250 MHz 4 GB GDDR5
AMD Radeon R9 M395
2048 Cores
834 / 1365 MHz 4 GB GDDR5
AMD Radeon R9 M390X
2048 Cores
723 / 1250 MHz 4 GB GDDR5
AMD Radeon R9 380X
2048 Cores
970 / 1425 MHz 4 GB GDDR5
AMD Radeon R9 380
1792 Cores
970 / 1375 MHz 2 GB GDDR5
AMD Radeon R9 285X
2048 Cores
1002 / 1375 MHz 3 GB GDDR5
AMD Radeon R9 285
1792 Cores
918 / 1375 MHz 2 GB GDDR5

The AMD Radeon™ R9 285 graphics card is faster than Nvidia’s GTX 760.12 That’s because we designed it for a single purpose: to play demanding PC games at maximum detail better than any card in its class. ​

Performance that commands respect

The AMD Radeon™ R9 285 graphics card is loaded with the latest from Graphics Core Next (GCN) architecture, including mixed screen resolution and orientation for AMD Eyefinity technology and support for DirectX®12 and AMD’s groundbreaking Mantle API.  So get Radeon™ and get gaming with forward-looking technology for the serious PC gamer.3,4,13,14

​Graphics Core Next (GCN) architecture

A revolutionary GPU design with DirectX®12 support, engineered to provide incredible performance in gaming and compute.13

​Mantle

AMD’s groundbreaking API enables superior performance in top games including Battlefield Hardline, Star Citizen, Dragon Age Inquisition and Civilization: Beyond Earth.

​Ultra-Resolution gaming

Leave HD in the dust. Expand your gaming with multiple monitors or a 4K display.3,8

 

AMD Launches AMD Radeon™ R9 285 Graphics, “Never Settle: Space Edition” Game Bundle

The GCN-powered AMD Radeon™ R9 285 graphics card enables best-in-class gaming experiences in the most demanding games at 1080p and beyond, comes bundled with new games​

AMD (NYSE: AMD) today launched the AMD Radeon™ R9 285 graphics card, serving as the newest desktop GPU in the award-winning AMD Radeon R9 series graphics family. The Radeon R9 285 graphics card brings the robust feature set of AMD’s Radeon™ R9 290 series graphics, like support for Project FreeSync and AMD TrueAudio technology, to even more gamers. The AMD Radeon R9 285 graphics card has been designed to run the most demanding games with ultimate settings at 1080p and beyond.

AMD first unveiled the AMD Radeon R9 285 graphics card during its 30 Years of Graphics & Gaming event on August 23, 2014.  It comes packed with the latest Graphics Core Next (GCN) Architecture1 innovations like support for the upcoming DirectX®122 and AMD’s revolutionary Mantle API3. The newest addition to the Radeon™ family features an engine clock speed of 918 MHz, and 2 GB of frame buffer running at 5.5 Gbps. The Radeon R9 285 GPU is capable of delivering up to 3.29 teraFLOPS of computing performance, offering extreme gaming detail that outshines any card at 1080p and beyond in its category. Custom and overclocked AiB SKUs are available today.

Additional features of the AMD Radeon R9 285 graphics cards include:

  • 1,792 stream processing units
  • Up to 918 MHz engine clock
  • 2GB GDDR5 memory
  • Up to 5.5 Gbps memory clock speed
  • 3.29 TFLOPS Single Precision compute power
  • API support for DirectX® 12, OpenGL 4.3 and Mantle
  • Support for AMD Eyefinity technology
  • Support for Project FreeSync
  • Support for AMD TrueAudio technology

AMD Radeon R9 285 graphics cards are available today at an SEP of $249 USD.

AMD also launched “Never Settle: Space Edition,” the latest iteration of AMD’s popular game bundle promotion. This bundle also includes Alien: Isolation and the Mustang Omega Variant Racer4 from Accelerated Mass Design in Star Citizen. AMD is following its tradition of offering choice by letting gamers select from a strong line-up of in-demand games as a reward for purchasing select AMD Radeon™ graphics cards. Users will receive up to three choices from a library of up to 29 different games. This stands out as the widest selection of games in the history of the “Never Settle” program.

Players will discover the true meaning of fear in Alien: Isolation™, a survival horror set in an atmosphere of constant dread and mortal danger. Fifteen years after the events of the Alien motion picture, Ellen Ripley’s daughter Amanda enters a desperate battle for survival, on a mission to unravel the truth behind her mother’s disappearance.

Star Citizen is a rich, multi-faceted space sim from the developers of Wing Commander; included in Never Settle: Space Edition is a valuable Star Citizen Omega Variant Racer and access to the game’s first two modules.

Alien: Isolation is scheduled to be released on October 7, 2014 and the Star Citizen Mustang Omega Variant Racer will be available on October 1st, 2014.5

“Today marks a very important day for AMD graphics. We’re introducing the most compelling product in the market for high resolution gaming with the Radeon R9 285 GPU, and also continuing our dedication to AMD’s Unified Gaming Strategy, with the newest ‘Never Settle’ bundle,” said Matt Skynner, corporate vice president, Computing and Graphics Business, AMD. “These announcements demonstrate our commitment to delivering world-class graphics products and show the strength of our relationship with the world’s most renowned game developers.”

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