Radeon R9 285 Overview

Radeon R9 285
Memory: 2048Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 2 Sep 2014
Radeon R9 285

Core Configuration

GPU Tonga
Architecture AMD_GCN_1_2
Shaders : TMUs : ROPs 1792 : 112 : 32
Performance 3290.00 GFLOPs

Memory Configuration

Memory Size 2048 Mb
Memory Bus Width 256 bit
Memory Speed 1375 MHz
5500 MHz effective
Memory Bandwidth 176.00 Gb/s

Summary

Relative performance

  • GeForce RTX 2080 Ti
    536%
  • Geforce GTX TITAN Xp
    464%
  • GeForce RTX 2080
    454%
  • GeForce GTX TITAN X (Pascal)
    437%
  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    436%
  • Radeon RX Vega 64
    380%
  • GeForce RTX 2070
    369%
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    359%
  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    331%
  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    328%
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    296%
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    271%
  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    266%
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    243%
  • Radeon RX 580
    235%
  • Radeon R9 Nano
    235%
  • Radeon R9 390X
    219%
  • GeForce GTX 980
    216%
  • Radeon RX 480
    213%
  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB 9Gbps
    211%
  • Radeon RX 570
    209%
  • Radeon R9 390
    198%
  • Radeon RX 470
    191%
  • GeForce GTX 970
    161%
  • GeForce GTX 780 Ti
    158%
  • GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
    125%
  • Radeon RX 460
    103%
  • Radeon R9 285
    100%
  • GeForce GTX 1050
    96%
  • GeForce GTX 1050 3 GB
    93%

Performance summary, based on benchmarks charts.

The Radeon R9 285 is a graphics card released by AMD on 2 Sep 2014. The graphics card houses the Tonga die, based on the AMD_GCN_1_2 architecture which packs 5,000 million transistors on a 28 nm, 366 mm2 die.

Radeon R9 285 pros and cons

Supports Direct3D 12 Async Compute.
Supports FreeSync.
Supports ReLive (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty).
Supports TrueAudio.


Specifications


Compared to similar performing cards

Radeon R9 285GeForce GTX 1050 3 GBGeForce GTX 1050Radeon RX 460
Radeon R9 285GeForce GTX 1050 3 GBGeForce GTX 1050Radeon RX 460
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Shader units1792768640896
ROPs32243216
Graphics processorTongaGP107GP107Baffin
Process size28 nm14 nm14 nm14 nm
Memory2048 Mb GDDR5 (1375 MHz
5500 MHz effective)
3072 Mb GDDR5 (1752 MHz
7008 MHz effective)
2048 Mb GDDR5 (1752 MHz
7008 MHz effective)
2048 Mb GDDR5 (1750 MHz
7000 MHz effective)
Memory bus width256 bit96 bit128 bit128 bit
Memory bandwidth176.00 Gb/s84.10 Gb/s112.10 Gb/s112.00 Gb/s
Release date2 Sep 201421 May 201825 Oct 201629 Jun 2016

Benchmarks

Far Cry 5

  • Radeon R9 285
    40
  • GeForce GTX 1050 3 GB
    39
  • Radeon RX 460
    36
  • GeForce GTX 1050
    35

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry 5

  • Radeon R9 285
    29
  • GeForce GTX 1050 3 GB
    26
  • Radeon RX 460
    24
  • GeForce GTX 1050
    22

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry 5

  • Radeon RX 460
    11
  • GeForce GTX 1050
    10
  • Radeon R9 285
    8

FPS (higher is better)