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Sapphire Radeon R9 285 2GB Dual-X OC Video Card Review

By: Shawn Baker | AMD Radeon GPU in Video Cards | Posted: Sep 2, 2014 12:00 pm
TweakTown Rating: 93%Manufacturer: Sapphire

Lost Planet 2


Version and / or Patch Used: Standalone Benchmark





Taking a look at Lost Planet 2 performance, the GTX 760 has no problem coming out ahead in a benchmark that has always favored NVIDIA cards. You can also see the Sapphire R9 285 2GB Dual-X OC does manage to get playable FPS at all resolutions. Compared against the R9 280 3GB, you can see it's ahead at all resolutions. When we hit 2560 x 1600, though, you can see the gap closes between the two cards, with both scoring an even 65 FPS.



Just Cause 2


Version and / or Patch Used: Latest Steam Update





Taking a look at Just Cause 2 performance, you can see that the three main cards we're looking at are all on top of each other. All offer playable numbers at all resolutions with the two AMD offerings giving us the same 79 FPS average at 2560 x 1600. A strong increase over the 67 FPS seen from the GTX 760 2GB.

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