10 Aug 2021 - Graphics card reviewed
Based on current gaming requirements the Radeon R9 285 Club3D royalQueen 2GB Edition is considered one of the weakest cards and wont meet modern AAA game specs.
All games with system requirements of DirectX 12 or lower are met by this card.
This PC hardware performance game review for the Radeon R9 285 Club3D royalQueen 2GB Edition graphics card, when running 2023 more popular games, lets us see what type of FPS this card gets when playing at 1080p, 1440p and 4K screen resolutions and ultra settings. 124 games can be played by this graphics card of the 1000 most demanding games being played by PC gamers today.
The Radeon R9 285 Club3D royalQueen 2GB Edition graphics card is returning a weak performance on Far Cry 6 at 1080p of 0 frames per second at Ultra graphics settings. Another popular title that is good to benchmark graphics cards against is FIFA 22 which we saw got reasonable frame rates of 58 FPS. A third game we can look at on Ultra at 1080p is the popular Star Citizen, which is predicted to get 18 FPS under tests.
People are turning their increasingly more powerful graphics cards to the popular 1440p screen size so we tested the Radeon R9 285 Club3D royalQueen 2GB Edition to see how it performs on 1440p. First off we have looked at Far Cry 6 where it was weak. The frame rates it scored for the game presets were - Low: 0 FPS, Medium: 0 FPS, High: 0 FPS and Ultra: 0 FPS. We added FIFA 22 to our tests and saw it was playable with a 44 FPS at Ultra 1440p. And then researched Star Citizen leading us to predict 14 FPS at Ultra 1440p. 1440p gaming on the Radeon R9 285 Club3D royalQueen 2GB Edition is not ideal and its more advisable to run modern games at 1080p resolution. But if you really want to play games at 1440p then you will likely have to make some graphical adjustments to improve game FPS stability.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?
There is around 6-12 months of top end gaming left in this card, at which point its graphics card replacement time, assuming the Radeon R9 285 Club3D royalQueen 2GB Edition is part of your PC gaming machine. Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Radeon R9 285 Club3D royalQueen 2GB Edition?
If you are thinking of upgrading this graphics card then we would currently suggest the RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5500 XT 8GB
. This PC hardware upgrade performs 78% better and can run 716 of today’s 1000 most demanding PC games. Alternatively upgrading this graphics card would have us consider the RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5300
which is 42% more powerful. This upgrade choice can also run 300 games from the most demanding games today.