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Tuesday, September 02, 2014
AMD Launches AMD Radeon R9 285 Graphics, "Never Settle: Space Edition" Game Bundle


AMD today officially launched the AMD Radeon R9 285 graphics card, serving as the newest desktop GPU in the AMD Radeon R9 series graphics family.

The Radeon R9 285 graphics card brings the feature set of AMD's Radeon R9 290 series graphics, like support for Project FreeSync and AMD TrueAudio technology, to even more gamers. It 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) Architecture features like support for the upcoming DirectX 12 and AMD's Mantle API.

In terms of key specs, the main change from the Radeon R9 280 to the R9 285 is the move from a 384-bit memory interface to a 256-bit one. Aside from the reduction in memory throughput, the R9 285 appears to be very similar to the R9 280 card that it replaces.

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. Custom and overclocked AiB SKUs are available today.

  GPU
boost
clock
(MHz)
ROP
pixels/
clock
Textures
filtered/
clock
Shader
processors
Memory
interface
width
(bits)
Memory
transfer
rate
Power Price
Radeon R9 280 933 32 112 1792 384 5 GT/s 250W $279
Radeon R9 285 918 32 112 1792 256 5.5 GT/s 190W $249
Radeon R9 280X 1000 32 128 2048 384 6 GT/s 250W $299

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 game bundle promotion. This bundle also includes Alien: Isolation and the Mustang Omega Variant Racer 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.



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