VisionTek Products LLC, a leading manufacturer of award-winning, high-performance upgrades and accessories for PCs and Macs, today announced the VisionTek Radeon R9 285 graphics card. The new, best-in-class card features up to 945 MHz clock speed, 2 GB GDDR5 RAM, support for 4K Ultra HD 4K gaming, realistic audio, and 3DMark Fire Strike scores that beat the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760.
Specifically designed to enable PC gamers to play the most demanding games at maximum detail better than any card in its class, the VisionTek Radeon R9 285 is loaded with the latest technology advancements in Graphics Core Next Architecture, including AMD Eyefinity Technology, DirectX 12, and Mantle support.
To compare the VisionTek Radeon R9 285 to the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760, 3DMark Fire Strike, the world's most popular gaming benchmarking tool, was used to determine each card's overall score in two demanding settings, Performance and Extreme. In both instances, the VisionTek Radeon R9 285 significantly outperformed the competition:
3DMark Fire Strike Performance Setting Overall Score:
- R9 285: 7066
- GeForce GTX 760: 5650
3DMark Fire Strike Extreme Setting Overall Score:
- R9 285: 3513
- GeForce GTX 760: 2774
See What You've Been Missing with 4K Resolution
The VisionTek R9 285 supports 4K Ultra HD 4K (3840 x 2160) resolution, which is 4x the resolution of 1080p. Typically, configuring a graphics card for use with a high resolution monitor must be done manually. However, AMD's Catalyst Graphics Drivers will perform automatic "plug and play" configuration of supported 4K Ultra HD displays. Further simplifying the ability to use 4K displays is the card's use of AMD Eyefinity technology which can span multiple monitors into one large panoramic display.
Hear What You've Been Missing with TrueAudio
With an onboard audio processing chip powering AMD's TrueAudio technology, the VisionTek R9 285 can deliver accurate 3D surround sound within games and special audio effects like reverbs and room simulations while reducing CPU load. Now you can hear more real-time voices and situational sounds in-game with any and all audio hardware already owned.
Available Immediately and Lifetime Warranty Backed
The $249.99 MSRP VisionTek Radeon R9 285, available immediately at www.visiontek.com, comes backed by a lifetime warranty. The new graphics card's specification are as follows:
- Video Memory: 2 GB GDDR5
- Memory Interface: 256-bit
- DirectX Support: 12
- Bus Standard: PCI Express 3.0 x16
- Core Speed: Up to 945MHz
- Memory Speed: 1375 MHz (176GB/s bandwidth)
- Stream Processors/Shading Units: 1792
- Compute Units: 28
- Compute Performance: 3,226 GFLOPS
- Supported Outputs:
(1) Dual link DVI-D connector
(1) Dual link DVI-I connector (VGA supported with included DVI to VGA adapter)
(1) HDMI connector (supports video and audio)
(1) DisplayPort connector
- Number of Monitors Supported: Four
- Warranty: Limited Lifetime