MSI Release The R9 285, Pushed To 1GHz

👤by Tim Harmer Comments 📅02.09.2014 13:27:07


MSI is pleased to announce its latest addition to the popular GAMING series of graphics cards, the R9 285 GAMING 2G. Cooled by the Twin Frozr IV Advanced, the R9 285 GAMING 2G offers an excellent balance between great gaming features and performance with balanced out thermal and acoustic specs. Although the R9 285 GAMING already offers great performance at its price-point, the card offers even more performance through the MSI Gaming app and MSI Afterburner. The latter allows for voltage and power limit adjustment to increase overclockability and performance even further. The new MSI R9 285 GAMING 2G is powered by AMD's newest Tonga Pro GPU

The MSI GAMING benefit

MSI's GAMING series is designed to provide gamers with quality they can rely on. For Graphics Cards this means you get the best thermal solution and components to make sure you stay cool and stable no matter how long your gaming session is. The Twin Frozr IV Advanced is remarkably silent while maintaining excellent temperatures and the Military Class 4 components are designed to remain stable in extreme conditions. The MSI Gaming App puts the gamer in control with a choice of Silent, Gaming and OC modes to utilize performance or silence based on the need of the gamer.

MSI Afterburner 4.0

MSI Afterburner 4.0 (beta) is the latest edition of the world's most popular overclocking software. It is the world's first 64-bit overclocking software for Graphics Cards, Integrated Graphics and Notebooks. MSI Afterburner 4.0 can display all statistical information in 32 and 64 bit games and applications, comes with a multitude of configuration options, like exclusive Triple Over-voltage, built in video capturing and DirectX 11 benchmark.MSI Afterburner has built-in support for a large range of current and next-gen GPUs

Download MSI Afterburner from:

AMD Never Settle: Space Edition

Buyers of a MSI R9 285 GAMING 2G are eligible* to choose any title in the new Never Settle: Space Edition program, which includes mega-blockusters like Alien: Isolation and the crowd-sourcing wonder Star Citizen. This adds to the choice of other great titles like Murdered: Soul Suspect and Company of Heroes 2.

*For more information and eligible resellers go to:

Technical Specifications

Name:- R9 285 GAMING 2G

GPU:- Tonga Pro
Shader Processors:- 1792 Units
GPU Frequency:- 1000 MHz

- Speed:- 5500MHz
- Size:- 2GB
- Type:- GDDR5

Thermal Design / TDP:- Twin Frozr IV Advanced / <250W

Dimensions (mm) / Weight (g):- 260x127x37 / 760

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