Radeon_R9_285_MSI_Gaming_2GB_Edition
AMD Radeon R9 285 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition

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1.9
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How well can the Radeon R9 285 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition run games
2 May 2021 - Graphics card reviewed

Getting one of these Radeon R9 285 MSI Gaming 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. This card meets game requirements up to DirectX 12.

How many years will the Radeon R9 285 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon R9 285 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition in your PC? Its upgrade time for the Radeon R9 285 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition, assuming you are a modern day gamer.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Radeon R9 285 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition? If you are thinking of upgrading this graphics card then we would currently suggest the 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Super 6GB. This PC hardware upgrade performs 114% better and can run 786 of today’s 1000 most demanding PC games. Alternatively a good choice when looking to upgrade the Radeon R9 285 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition would be the R-500 Series Radeon RX 580 8GB which meets 693 of the 1000 top game’s recommended system requirements and has 74% better performance.
FPS System Benchmark
27 FPS
High
The Radeon R9 285 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition is released on 02 Sep 2014

Radeon R9 285 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

AMD PC game performance check Radeon R9 285 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition
GPU
Architecture
GCN 1.2 Tonga PRO
Process
28nm
TMUs
112
Texture Rate
109 GTexel/s
ROPs
32
Pixel Rate
31 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units
1792
Driver Support
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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
1400 MHz
Memory Bus
256 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
179.2GB/sec
L2 Cache
768KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
2
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
973 MHz
Power
Max Power
190 Watts
PSU
500 Watt & 33 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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10
8.2
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4.5
Radeon R9 285 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Radeon R9 285 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition is a special edition of the high-end Radeon R9 285 2GB.


Radeon R9 285 Sapphire Dual-X OC 2GB Edition includes a Dual-X Cooling Solution and comes overclocked out of the box. Whereas the Central Unit now runs at 973MHz, instead of 918MHz, the Memory Clock was left untouched.


Benchmarks indicate Radeon R9 285 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition is overall 3% faster than the reference AMD Radeon R9 285. Therefore, it is faster than GeForce GTX 670.


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Radeon R9 285 MSI Gaming 2GB Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
CPU
0%
Graphics Card
85%
RAM
12GB
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