Radeon R9 285 vs Radeon R9 380

Radeon R9 285
Memory: 2048Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 2 Sep 2014
Radeon R9 285
Radeon R9 380
Memory: 2048Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 18 Jun 2015
Radeon R9 380

Summary

Synthetic performance index

  • Radeon R9 285
    100%
  • Radeon R9 380
    113%

Relative performance

Gaming performance index

  • Radeon R9 285
    100%
  • Radeon R9 380
    105%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider Radeon R9 285

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

Reasons to consider Radeon R9 380

5% higher gaming performance.
This is a much newer product, it might have better long term support.
Supports Direct3D 12 Async Compute.
Supports FreeSync.
Supports ReLive (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty).
Supports TrueAudio.

Radeon R9 380

HWBench recommends Radeon R9 380

The Radeon R9 380 is the better performing card based on the game benchmark suite used (34 combinations of games and resolutions).



Specifications

Core Configuration

Radeon R9 285Radeon R9 380
GPU NameTonga (Tonga PRO)vsAntigua (Antigua PRO)
Fab Process28 nmvs28 nm
Die Size366 mm²vs366 mm²
Transistors5,000 millionvs5,000 million
Shaders1792vs1792
Compute Units28vs28
Core clock918 MHzvs970 MHz
ROPs32vs32
TMUs112vs112

Memory Configuration

Radeon R9 285Radeon R9 380
Memory TypeGDDR5vsGDDR5
Bus Width256 bitvs256 bit
Memory Speed1375 MHz
5500 MHz effective
vs1375 MHz
5500 MHz effective
Memory Size2048 Mbvs2048 Mb

Additional details

Radeon R9 285Radeon R9 380
TDP190 wattsvs190 watts
Release Date2 Sep 2014vs18 Jun 2015

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • Radeon R9 285
    29.38 GP/s
  • Radeon R9 380
    31.04 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • Radeon R9 285
    102.80 GT/s
  • Radeon R9 380
    108.60 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • Radeon R9 285
    176.00 GB/s
  • Radeon R9 380
    176.00 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • Radeon R9 285
    3290.00 GFLOPs
  • Radeon R9 380
    3476.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better


Synthetic benchmarks

3DMark 11

  • Radeon R9 285
    10790
  • Radeon R9 380
    12280

Points (higher is better)


Game benchmarks

Anno 2205

DX11, Ultra Quality, 4xAA

  • Radeon R9 285
    36
  • Radeon R9 380
    37

FPS (higher is better)

Anno 2205

DX11, Ultra Quality, 4xAA

  • Radeon R9 285
    27
  • Radeon R9 380
    28

FPS (higher is better)

Anno 2205

DX11, Ultra Quality, 4xAA

  • Radeon R9 285
    14
  • Radeon R9 380
    14

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield Hardline

DX11, Ultra Quality, 4xMSAA,EP3 Gator Bait

  • Radeon R9 285
    36
  • Radeon R9 380
    35

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield Hardline

DX11, Ultra Quality, 4xMSAA,EP3 Gator Bait

  • Radeon R9 285
    29
  • Radeon R9 380
    25

FPS (higher is better)

Doom (2016)

OpenGL, Ultra Quality, SMAA 1tx

  • Radeon R9 285
    35
  • Radeon R9 380
    36

FPS (higher is better)

Doom (2016)

OpenGL, Ultra Quality, SMAA 1tx

  • Radeon R9 285
    25
  • Radeon R9 380
    26

FPS (higher is better)

Doom (2016)

OpenGL, Ultra Quality, SMAA 1tx

  • Radeon R9 285
    4
  • Radeon R9 380
    7

FPS (higher is better)

Fallout 4

DX11, Ultra Details, Godrays, High shadows

  • Radeon R9 285
    47
  • Radeon R9 380
    49

FPS (higher is better)

Fallout 4

DX11, Ultra Details, Godrays, High shadows

  • Radeon R9 285
    29
  • Radeon R9 380
    32

FPS (higher is better)

Fallout 4

DX11, Ultra Details, Godrays, High shadows

  • Radeon R9 285
    11
  • Radeon R9 380
    14

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry Primal

DX11, Very High Settings

  • Radeon R9 285
    44
  • Radeon R9 380
    46

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry Primal

DX11, Very High Settings

  • Radeon R9 285
    30
  • Radeon R9 380
    32

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry Primal

DX11, Very High Settings

  • Radeon R9 285
    9
  • Radeon R9 380
    9

FPS (higher is better)

Grand Theft Auto V

DX11, Max Details, 16:1 AF, 2xMSAA

  • Radeon R9 285
    51
  • Radeon R9 380
    54

FPS (higher is better)

Grand Theft Auto V

DX11, Max Details, 16:1 AF, 2xMSAA

  • Radeon R9 285
    37
  • Radeon R9 380
    40

FPS (higher is better)

Hitman (2016)

DX12, Ultra Quality, MSAA, 16x AF

  • Radeon R9 285
    45
  • Radeon R9 380
    47

FPS (higher is better)

Hitman (2016)

DX12, Ultra Quality, MSAA, 16x AF

  • Radeon R9 285
    35
  • Radeon R9 380
    36

FPS (higher is better)

Hitman (2016)

DX12, Ultra Quality, MSAA, 16x AF

  • Radeon R9 285
    13
  • Radeon R9 380
    14

FPS (higher is better)

Rise Of The Tomb Raider

Very High Details, Pure Hair On, FXAA/HBAO+ enabled, 16x AF, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon R9 285
    42
  • Radeon R9 380
    42

FPS (higher is better)

Rise Of The Tomb Raider

Very High Details, Pure Hair On, FXAA/HBAO+ enabled, 16x AF, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon R9 285
    31
  • Radeon R9 380
    32

FPS (higher is better)

Rise Of The Tomb Raider

Very High Details, Pure Hair On, FXAA/HBAO+ enabled, 16x AF, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon R9 285
    11
  • Radeon R9 380
    12

FPS (higher is better)

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

DX11,Max Details, 16:1 HQ-AF, +AA

  • Radeon R9 285
    35
  • Radeon R9 380
    37

FPS (higher is better)

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

DX11,Max Details, 16:1 HQ-AF, +AA

  • Radeon R9 285
    26
  • Radeon R9 380
    28

FPS (higher is better)

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

DX11,Max Details, 16:1 HQ-AF, +AA

  • Radeon R9 285
    14
  • Radeon R9 380
    14

FPS (higher is better)

Thief 2014

DX11, Very High Details

  • Radeon R9 285
    50
  • Radeon R9 380
    52

FPS (higher is better)

Thief 2014

DX11, Very High Details

  • Radeon R9 285
    37
  • Radeon R9 380
    38

FPS (higher is better)

Thief 2014

DX11, Very High Details

  • Radeon R9 285
    18
  • Radeon R9 380
    15

FPS (higher is better)

Tom Clancy's The Division

DX11, Max Details, 16:1 AF

  • Radeon R9 285
    42
  • Radeon R9 380
    43

FPS (higher is better)

Tom Clancy's The Division

DX11, Max Details, 16:1 AF

  • Radeon R9 285
    31
  • Radeon R9 380
    33

FPS (higher is better)

Tom Clancy's The Division

DX11, Max Details, 16:1 AF

  • Radeon R9 285
    14
  • Radeon R9 380
    15

FPS (higher is better)

Total War: Warhammer

DX12, Max Detail, FXAA, 16:1 AF

  • Radeon R9 285
    50
  • Radeon R9 380
    51

FPS (higher is better)

Total War: Warhammer

DX12, Max Detail, FXAA, 16:1 AF

  • Radeon R9 285
    33
  • Radeon R9 380
    34

FPS (higher is better)

Total War: Warhammer

DX12, Max Detail, FXAA, 16:1 AF

  • Radeon R9 285
    15
  • Radeon R9 380
    14

FPS (higher is better)