Radeon_R9_285_Club3D_royalQueen_2GB_Edition
AMD Radeon R9 285 Club3D royalQueen 2GB Edition

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How well can the Radeon R9 285 Club3D royalQueen 2GB Edition run games
18 Oct 2019 - Graphics card reviewed

Getting one of these Radeon R9 285 Club3D royalQueen 2GB Edition graphics cards allows the gamer to run indie system requirements and some less demanding AAA titles. In today’s PC hardware terms these are considered middle range for gaming performance. All games with system requirements of DirectX 12 or lower are met by this card.

Here we take a closer look at the various performances across 1080p, 1440p and 4K screen resolutions for the Radeon R9 285 Club3D royalQueen 2GB Edition. In particular this is looking at the Ultra graphics settings to see what sort of FPS this graphics card can get across some of the more popular games played in 2019. This card runs recommended graphics requirements of 274 games from the top 1000 most demanding games being played today.

Running at 1080p this card gets a playable frame rate from The Outer Worlds with 32 FPS on Ultra. Then we take a look at Ghost Recon Breakpoint which returns a weak 17 FPS. Another title that we looked at is the popular eFootball PES 2020 which we saw getting a playable 44 FPS.

With PC gamers looking for larger screen sizes like 1440p we tested the Radeon R9 285 Club3D royalQueen 2GB Edition by playing The Outer Worlds which yielded a weak performance. Its FPS results for the graphics settings are as follows - L: 64FPS, M: 51FPS, H: 34FPS, U: 24FPS. Another popular game we tested with this card was Ghost Recon Breakpoint and that was weak. This graphics card delivered 13 FPS at Ultra 1440p. Another popular title was eFootball PES 2020 which gets weak results with a 34FPS on Ultra 1440p. In summary we feel the Radeon R9 285 Club3D royalQueen 2GB Edition running at 1440p is likely in need of some graphical option tweaks when trying to play modern games.

How many years will the Radeon R9 285 Club3D royalQueen 2GB Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon R9 285 Club3D royalQueen 2GB Edition in your PC? Our current calculations suggest a graphics card upgrade will be required in around 12-18 months

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Radeon R9 285 Club3D royalQueen 2GB Edition? Upgrading this graphics card would have us consider the 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Ti 6GB which is 120% more powerful. This upgrade choice can also run 922 games from the most demanding games today. Alternatively a suitable upgrade choice for the Radeon R9 285 Club3D royalQueen 2GB Edition is the RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5500 4GB, which is 62% more powerful and can run 724 of the 1000 most demanding PC games beating their recommended requirements.
FPS System Benchmark
25 FPS
High
The Radeon R9 285 Club3D royalQueen 2GB Edition is released on the 02 Sep 2014
AMD PC game performance check Radeon R9 285 Club3D royalQueen 2GB Edition
GPU
Architecture
GCN 1.2 Tonga PRO
Process
28nm
TMUs
112
Texture Rate
106 GTexel/s
ROPs
32
Pixel Rate
30 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units
1792
Driver Support
golden star golden star golden star golden star golden star
Release Price
Compatibility
Direct X
DX 12.0
Shader
5.0
Open GL
4.5
Resolution (WxH)
4096x2160
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Memory
2048 MB
Memory Speed
1375 MHz
Memory Bus
256 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
176GB/sec
L2 Cache
768KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
2
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
945 MHz
Power
Max Power
190 Watts
PSU
500 Watt & 28 Amps
Power Connector
2x 6-pin
Recommended Hardware
Best CPU Match
Best RAM Match
8 GB
Best Resolution
1920 x 1080
GPU Upgrade
Resolution Performance
1366x768 1600x900 1920x1080 2560x1440 3840x2160
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Radeon R9 285 Club3D royalQueen 2GB Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
Radeon R9 285 Club3D royalQueen 2GB Edition is a special edition of AMD's High-End Radeon R9 285 2GB, created by Club3D.


Overclock: Central Unit
The Central Unit now runs at 945MHz, instead of 918MHz.


Overclock: Memory Clock
The Operating Memory Clock and the Frame Buffer remain the same.


Cooling Solution
The reference AMD Single-Fan Cooling System has been replaced by Club3D's CoolStream which features high performance heatpipes that keeps the components cool and outperforms standard cooling solutions. Paired with unique fan blade design it increases airflow while reducing noise. The result is a dramatic increase of performance for your gaming and multimedia experience.


Performance
Benchmarks indicate a 2% performance over the reference Radeon R9 285 2GB.


Source [Pip]
Radeon R9 285 Club3D royalQueen 2GB Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
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Graphics Card
67%
RAM
11GB
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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
Red Dead Redemption 2 7% 64%
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 11% 64%
Cyberpunk 2077 1% 125%
Fortnite: Chapter 2 93% 25%
Need For Speed Heat 8% 64%
The Outer Worlds 53% 36%
Microsoft Flight Simulator 1% 125%
Zombieland: Double Tap - Road Trip 65% 53%
Borderlands 3 6% 73%
FIFA 20 36% 13%
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