Gigabyte AMD Radeon R9 285 WindForce OC Video Card Review

Videocards/VGA Reviews by stefan @ 2014-10-06

The R9 285 WindForce OC video card from Gigabyte impresses with the new GCN 1.2 technology improvements, a lower TDP and a solid cooling system which keeps the GPU cool even during stressful long gaming sessions. Despite the fact that the card possesses a shrinked memory BUS, it is able to trade punches with the R9 280 and in many case exceeds its performances, positioning itself just under the R9 280X.

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Product Features, Specifications

Product Features:


WINDFORCE 2X Anti-turbulence Inclined fin


WINDFORCE 2X parallel-inclined fin design is equipped with 2 ultra PWM fans and two copper heat pipes to enlarge air channel on the graphics card vents and creates more effective airflow system in chassis.




Brand-new instinctive user interface, easier to monitoring and adjusting all important settings. Users can set up MONITORING, GPU CLOCK, MEMORY CLOCK,FAN, OSD, ONLINE SUPPORT and update driver, BIOS directly.


Ultra Durable VGA™


Lower GPU Temperature

Ultra Durable VGA board provides dramatic cooling effect on lowering both GPU and memory temperature by doubling the copper inner layer of PCB.


Better Overclocking Capability

Ultra Durable VGA board reduces voltage ripples in normal and transient state, thus effectively lowers noises and ensures higher overclocking capability.


Decrease Power Switching Loss

Ultra Durable VGA board allows more bandwidth for electron passage and reduces circuit impedance. The less circuit impedance, the more stable flow of current and can effectively improve power efficiency.


Product Specifications:


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