Last week at AMD’s “30 years of Radeon Graphics and Gaming Commemoration” event they announced the Radeon R9 285 graphics card. The card has been officially launched today with a MSRP of $249 and several AIB partners have released custom versions of the card.
Over the weekend AMD held their 30th Anniversary event. At the event they officially announced the Radeon R9 285. The AMD R9 285 is equipped with the Tonga PRO GPU, which has 1792 stream processors, 112 TMUs, and 32 ROPs. The card will come equipped with 2 GB or 4 GB of GDDR5 memory that operates at 5.5 GHz (effective). The core clock speed of the card is set at 918 MHz.
AMD will be launching its new performance-segment graphics card, the Radeon R9 285 on September 2nd 2014. Ahead of the launch AMD is expected to give us some details on the specifications and tease the card at its press event tomorrow celebrating 30 years of graphics and gaming.
It looks like AMD is expanding their product lineup as they have just recently unveiled their new Radeon Series Gaming Solid State Drives. The lineup is currently made up of three solid state drives in the Radeon R7 solid state drive family.
AMD has officially announced the Athlon X4 860K and the FX-8300 processors at their booth during the Chinajoy 2014 event. The Athlon X4 860K will become AMD’s flagship Athlon processor replacing the Athlon X4 760K.
AMD today introduced the new AMD A10-7800 Accelerated Processing Unit (APU) to the component channel. This 4th generation A-Series APU with 12 Compute Cores (4CPU + 8 GPU) unlocks the APU potential with Heterogeneous System Architecture (HSA) features, and boasts powerful AMD Radeon R7 Series graphics for outstanding performance across applications.
We have been hearing about the Tonga GPU for a little while now and it has just recently been revealed that the graphics card based on the new GPU will be called the Radeon R9 285. The Tonga GPU will replace the Tahiti core which has had a lifespan of almost three years now.
AMD has recently posted a “Core is Back” teaser video over at their Facebook page, which hints to the fact that they may have a CPU announcement coming very soon. The teaser and video come directly from AMD’s official Facebook and YouTube pages so we are very interested to see what all this is about.
Jan 27, 2015 0