Graphics, Hardware, VR World

AMD Announces Radeon R9 285 During Live Stream

AMD Restructuring

In a live event streamed from AMD’s office in Austin hosted by Richard Huddy, AMD announced the Radeon R9 285 and giving the company’s most recent Hawaii architecture a modified and more affordable version. This card is clearly AMD’s attempt to attack Nvidia’s GeForce GTX 760. The card is intended to replace the R9 280 (Tahiti Pro) card in AMD’s lineup. According to specs released by AMD, the card will have 1,792 Stream Processors, a 918 MHz clock, 2GB of memory clocked at 5.5 GHz on a 256-bit wide memory interface, 32 ROPs and 112 texture units. The card is said to offer 3.29 TFLOPS

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Hardware, Reviews

AMD Radeon R9 295X2 Review: The Definitive 4K Gaming Graphics Card

AMD has been teasing their Radeon R9 295X2 codenamed Vesuvius for quite some time now, including a lengthy ‘viral’ campaign that involved secret agents, semi-ambiguous packages of Volcanic Island water and chips as well as creepy photos of yours truly. Now that the secret is out of the case, we can finally tell you about AMD’s new card and exactly what it is intended to do. First and foremost, this card’s sole purpose is to deliver a single graphics card 4K gaming experience. Something that is currently impossible even with the latest crop of AMD’s Radeon R9 290X and Nvidia’s GeForce GTX 780 Ti. In this

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