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AMD Radeon R9 285

AMD Radeon R9 285 Image AMD Tonga Image
The Radeon R9 285 is a performance graphics card by AMD, launched in September 2014. Built on the 28 nm process, and based on the Tonga graphics processor, in its Tonga PRO variant, the card supports DirectX 12.0. The Tonga graphics processor is a large chip with a die area of 366 mm² and 5,000 million transistors. It features 1792 shading units, 112 texture mapping units and 32 ROPs. AMD has placed 2,048 MB GDDR5 memory on the card, which are connected using a 256-bit memory interface. The GPU is operating at a frequency of 918 MHz, memory is running at 1375 MHz.
We recommend the AMD Radeon R9 285 for gaming with highest details at resolutions up to, and including, 1920x1080.
Being a dual-slot card, the AMD Radeon R9 285 draws power from 2x 6-pin power connectors, with power draw rated at 190 W maximum. Display outputs include: 2x DVI, 1x HDMI, 1x DisplayPort. Radeon R9 285 is connected to the rest of the system using a PCIe 3.0 x16 interface. Its price at launch was 249 US Dollars.

Graphics Processor

GPU Name: Tonga
GPU Variant: Tonga PRO
Process Size: 28 nm
Transistors: 5,000 million
Die Size: 366 mm²

Graphics Card

Released: Sep 2nd, 2014
Production Status: Active
Launch Price: 249 USD
Bus Interface: PCIe 3.0 x16

Clock Speeds

GPU Clock: 918 MHz
Memory Clock: 1375 MHz
5500 MHz effective

Memory

Memory Size: 2048 MB
Memory Type: GDDR5
Memory Bus: 256 bit
Bandwidth: 176 GB/s

Render Config

Shading Units: 1792
TMUs: 112
ROPs: 32
Compute Units: 28
Pixel Rate: 29.4 GPixel/s
Texture Rate: 103 GTexel/s
Floating-point performance: 3,290 GFLOPS

Board Design

Slot Width: Dual-slot
TDP: 190 W
Outputs: 2x DVI
1x HDMI
1x DisplayPort
Power Connectors: 2x 6-pin

Graphics Features

DirectX: 12.0
OpenGL: 4.4
OpenCL: 2.0
Shader Model: 5.0

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Retail boards based on this design

Name GPU Clock Memory Clock Other Changes
ASUS Strix R9 285 OC 954 MHz 1375 MHz 10.6 inches
Club 3D R9 285 royalQueen 945 MHz 1375 MHz 8.86 inches
GIGABYTE R9 285 WindForce 2X OC 973 MHz 1375 MHz
HIS R9 285 IceQ X2 OC 938 MHz 1375 MHz 10.63 inches
HIS R9 285 Mini IceQ X2 OC 938 MHz 1375 MHz 8.27 inches
MSI R9 285 Gaming OC 973 MHz 1375 MHz 10.34 inches
PowerColor TurboDuo R9 285 OC 945 MHz 1375 MHz 8.16 inches
Sapphire Dual-X R9 285 918 MHz 1375 MHz 10.4 inches
Sapphire Dual-X R9 285 OC 965 MHz 1400 MHz 10.4 inches
Sapphire R9 285 ITX Compact 918 MHz 1375 MHz 6.73 inches, 1x DVI 1x HDMI 2x mini-DisplayPort
Sapphire R9 285 ITX Compact OC 928 MHz 1375 MHz 6.73 inches, 1x DVI 1x HDMI 2x mini-DisplayPort
VTX3D R9 285 X-Edition 945 MHz 1375 MHz 8.16 inches
XFX R9 285 Black Edition 975 MHz 1375 MHz 8.7 inches
XFX R9 285 Double Dissipation 918 MHz 1375 MHz 8.7 inches