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AMD Radeon R9 285 Gigabyte WindForce 2X OC 2GB Edition

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How well can the Radeon R9 285 Gigabyte WindForce 2X OC 2GB Edition run games
15 Sep 2020 - Graphics card reviewed

Getting one of these Radeon R9 285 Gigabyte WindForce 2X OC 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 Gigabyte WindForce 2X OC 2GB Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon R9 285 Gigabyte WindForce 2X OC 2GB Edition in your PC? You should definitely consider replacing this Radeon R9 285 Gigabyte WindForce 2X OC 2GB Edition graphics card, if it is still in your gaming PC.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Radeon R9 285 Gigabyte WindForce 2X OC 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 830 of today’s 1000 most demanding PC games. Alternatively upgrading this graphics card would have us consider the R-500 Series Radeon RX 580 8GB which is 74% more powerful. This upgrade choice can also run 766 games from the most demanding games today.
FPS System Benchmark
27 FPS
High
The Radeon R9 285 Gigabyte WindForce 2X OC 2GB Edition is released on 02 Sep 2014

Radeon R9 285 Gigabyte WindForce 2X OC 2GB Edition Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

AMD PC game performance check Radeon R9 285 Gigabyte WindForce 2X OC 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 & 30 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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8.2
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4.5
Radeon R9 285 Gigabyte WindForce 2X OC 2GB Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
Radeon R9 285 Gigabyte WindForce 2X OC 2GB Edition is a special edition of the high-end Radeon R9 285 2GB, created by Gigabyte. It features a new Cooling Solution and overclocking out of the box. Read below to know more.


Overclock Out of The Box
The Central Unit now runs at 973MHz, instead of 918MHz while the Memory Clock was left untouched. This means the Card performs better when compared to the reference AMD Graphics Card but should also consume slightly more power.


Cooling Solution
The reference AMD Single-Fan Cooling System has been replaced by Gigabyte's WINDFORCE 2X Cooling Solution. This means the card runs cooler under load.


Power Consumption
Gigabyte doesn't point out a Rated Board TDP. We can assume there were no significant changes. It is recommended to have a system with a 500W PSU with 2 available 6-pin connectors.


Release Price
Not Available.


Performance
Benchmarks indicate Radeon R9 285 Gigabyte WindForce 2X OC 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 Gigabyte WindForce 2X OC 2GB Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
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Graphics Card
85%
RAM
12GB
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