AMD launches AMD Radeon R9 285 Graphics Card

AMD-Radeon-R9-285-Graphics-CardGoa, India, September 26, 2014: AMD India has launched the AMD Radeon R9 285 graphics card, serving as the newest desktop GPU in the award-winning AMD Radeon R9 series graphicsfamily.The Radeon R9 285 graphics cardbrings the robust feature set of AMD’s Radeon R9 290 series graphics, like support for Project FreeSyncandAMD TrueAudio technology, to even more gamers. The AMD Radeon R9 285 graphics card has been designed to run the most demanding games with ultimate settings at 1080p and beyond. AMD Radeon R9 285 graphics cards are available today at Rs. 19990/-.

AMD first unveiled the AMD Radeon R9 285 graphics card during its 30 Years of Graphics & Gaming event on August 23, 2014.  It comes packed with the latest Graphics Core Next (GCN) Architecture innovations like support for the upcoming DirectX12and AMD’s revolutionary Mantle API. The newest addition to the Radeon family features anengine clock speed of 918MHz, and 2GB offrame buffer running at5.5Gbps. The Radeon R9 285 GPU is capable of delivering up to 3.29 teraFLOPS of computing performance, offering extremegaming detail that outshines any card at 1080p and beyond in its category. Custom and overclocked AiB SKUs are available.

Additional features of the AMD Radeon R9 285 graphics cards include:

  • 1,792 stream processing units
  • Up to 918MHz engine clock
  • 2GB GDDR5 memory
  • Up to 5.5Gbps memory clock speed
  • 3.29 TFLOPS Single Precision compute power
  • API support for DirectX 12, OpenGL 4.3 and Mantle
  • Support for AMD Eyefinity technology
  • Support for Project FreeSync
  • Support for AMD TrueAudio technology 

AMD also launched “Never Settle: Space Edition,” the latest iteration of AMD’s popular game bundle promotion.This bundle also includes Alien: Isolationand theMustang Omega Variant Racerfrom Accelerated Mass Design in Star Citizen.AMD is following its tradition of offering choice by letting gamers select from a strong line-up of in-demand games as a reward for purchasing select AMD Radeon graphics cards. Users will receive up to three choices from a library of up to 29 different games. This stands out as the widest selection of games in the history of the “Never Settle” program.

“AMD has always been committed to offering world-class graphic solutions for our valuable customers and today’s announcement is a re-iteration of the same. The newest addition to the Radeon family AMD Radeon R9 285 GPU is the most compelling product in the market for high resolution gaming” said, Raja Koduri, Corporate Vice President, Visual Computing, AMD. “Also, continuing our dedication to AMD’s Unified Gaming Strategy, we have also announced the newest ‘Never Settle’ bundle,” to showcase the strength of our relationship with the world’s most renowned game developers.”

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