Radeon_R9_285_Asus_Strix_OC_2GB_Edition
AMD Radeon R9 285 Asus Strix OC 2GB Edition

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How well can the Radeon R9 285 Asus Strix OC 2GB Edition run games
28 Nov 2019 - Graphics card reviewed

Getting one of these Radeon R9 285 Asus Strix OC 2GB Edition graphics cards allows the gamer to run indie system requirements and some less demanding AAA titles. In today’s PC hardware terms these are considered middle range for gaming performance. Radeon R9 285 Asus Strix OC 2GB Edition is capable of DirectX 12 gaming requirements.

Game performance for the Radeon R9 285 Asus Strix OC 2GB Edition where we look at the bigger games played in 2019. Looking closely at the graphics card frame rate performance on Ultra graphics settings at 1080p, 1440p and 4K screen resolutions. Of the 1000 most demanding recommended specs found in game requirements today, this gpu is more powerful than the graphics requirement of 181 games in todays list.

A Radeon R9 285 Asus Strix OC 2GB Edition card at 1080p is seeing a playable frame rate when running The Outer Worlds on Ultra - 32 FPS. Lets look at the performance its getting on eFootball PES 2020 which is 44 FPS. To add a bit more variety lets see how the popular Microsoft Flight Simulator is predicted to perform on this hardware, which gets a weak 0 FPS.

Next up we increase screen res tests to accommodate the growing in popularity 1440p screen size. So we booted up The Outer Worlds to see how the Radeon R9 285 Asus Strix OC 2GB Edition dealt with it. It scored up a weak series of FPS results across these graphics presets - Low: 64 FPS, Medium: 51 FPS, High: 34 FPS and Ultra: 24 FPS. Next we looked at eFootball PES 2020 which was playable with a 34 FPS at Ultra 1440p. And finally looked at Microsoft Flight Simulator that we predict will get an Ultra 1440p FPS of 0. Getting popular modern games to run at 1440p on the Radeon R9 285 Asus Strix OC 2GB Edition is not a first choice gaming resolution. While this graphics card would likely be more suited to 1080p gaming, you may be able to make some graphical tweaks in the game options to improve your stability at 1440p.

How many years will the Radeon R9 285 Asus Strix OC 2GB Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon R9 285 Asus Strix OC 2GB Edition in your PC? Its time to start researching your next graphics card upgrade as the Radeon R9 285 Asus Strix OC 2GB Edition is failing to meet modern day gaming system requirements. A gpu AAA lifespan of around 6-12 months.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Radeon R9 285 Asus Strix OC 2GB Edition? A great upgrade graphics card would be a 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Ti 6GB, which has 120% better performance and can run 898 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today. Alternatively a suitable upgrade choice for the Radeon R9 285 Asus Strix OC 2GB Edition is the RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5500 4GB, which is 62% more powerful and can run 671 of the 1000 most demanding PC games beating their recommended requirements.
FPS System Benchmark
25 FPS
High
The Radeon R9 285 Asus Strix OC 2GB Edition is released on 02 Sep 2014

Radeon R9 285 Asus Strix OC 2GB Edition Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

AMD PC game performance check Radeon R9 285 Asus Strix OC 2GB Edition
GPU
Architecture
GCN 1.2 Tonga PRO
Process
28nm
TMUs
112
Texture Rate
107 GTexel/s
ROPs
32
Pixel Rate
31 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units
1792
Driver Support
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Release Price
Compatibility
Direct X
DX 12.0
Shader
5.0
Open GL
4.5
Resolution (WxH)
4096x2160
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Memory
2048 MB
Memory Speed
1400 MHz
Memory Bus
256 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
179.2GB/sec
L2 Cache
768KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
2
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
954 MHz
Power
Max Power
190 Watts
PSU
500 Watt & 33 Amps
Power Connector
2x 6-pin
Recommended Hardware
Best CPU Match
Best RAM Match
8 GB
Best Resolution
1920 x 1080
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Resolution Performance
1366x768 1600x900 1920x1080 2560x1440 3840x2160
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Radeon R9 285 Asus Strix OC 2GB Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
Radeon R9 285 Asus Strix OC 2GB Edition is a special edition of AMD's high-end Radeon R9 285 2GB, created by Asus. It features a new Cooling Solution and overclocking out of the box. Read below to know more.


Overclock Out of The Box
The Central Unit now runs at 954MHz, instead of 918MHz while the Memory Clock was left untouched.


Cooling Solution
The reference AMD Single-Fan Cooling System has been replaced by Asus's DirectCU II Dual Fan Cooling Solution. This means the card runs cooler under load.


Performance
Benchmarks indicate a 2% performance over the reference Radeon R9 285 2GB Edition.


Source [Pip]
Radeon R9 285 Asus Strix OC 2GB Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
Red Dead Redemption 2 7% 64%
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 11% 64%
Halo: Reach 77% 48%
Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order 69% 125%
FIFA 20 36% 13%
Borderlands 3 6% 73%
Cyberpunk 2077 1% 125%
Zombieland: Double Tap - Road Trip 65% 53%
Halo: The Master Chief Collection 53% 89%
eFootball PES 2020 20% 12%
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