AMD already launched a video card featuring the Tonga GPU in the Radeon R9 285, but there hasn’t been any word on when the unlocked Tonga XT GPU will be available.
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