AMD R9 285 Review – More speed, less memory




Since the release of the R9 290 series has remained relatively quiet around AMD’s video cards. While rival Nvidia in February already released a new midrange GPU, AMD continued his Pitcairn- and Tahiti GPUs deliver from 2012 to mid-range video cards. With AMD’s new GPU Tonga get there, however, change. Tonga is in fact really a new GPU and the first video card that we’ll see the new gpu, the R9 285.

The R9 285, the successor of AMD’s HD 7950 and R9 280 As performance is concerned, the 285 raids between R9 280 and R9 280X, while the energy consumption is lower, and the retail price at the same level as that of the R9 280 suits.

R9 285

Tonga must be a faster and more efficient GPU are for the same money as a R9 280 Of which in practice is the case, we want to look natural. The test object is in this case a R9 285 from MSI, which is standard 55MHz overclocked and equipped with MSI’s famous TwinFrozr cooler. We put the 285 in front of the R9 280 and 280X, and see if Nvidia’s GTX cope with the new AMD GPU. 760 and 770 resistance


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