AMD Radeon R9 285: specs and benchmarks
AMD started Radeon R9 285 sales 2 September 2014 at a recommended price of $249 . This is GCN 3.0 architecture desktop card based on 28 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at gamers. 2 GB of GDDR5 memory clocked at 5.5 GHz are supplied, and together with 256 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 176.0 GB/s.
Compatibility-wise, this is 2-slot card attached via PCIe 3.0 x16 interface. Its manufacturer default version has a length of 221 mm. Two 6-pin power connectors are required, and power consumption is at 190 Watt.
It provides good gaming and benchmark performance at 35.56 percent of a leader's which is AMD Radeon R9 390 X2.