Get the latest Catalyst for your Radeon!
- Starting with AMD Catalyst 14.6 Beta, AMD will no longer support Windows 8.0 (and the WDDM 1.2 driver) Windows 8.0 users should upgrade (for Free) to Windows 8.1 to take advantage of the new features found in the AMD Catalyst 14.6 Beta
- AMD Catalyst 14.4 will remain available for users who wish to remain on Windows 8 A future AMD Catalyst release will allow for the WDDM 1.1 (Windows 7 driver) to be installed under Windows 8.0 for those users unable to upgrade to Windows 8.1
- The AMD Catalyst 14.6 Beta Driver can be downloaded from the following links: AMD Catalyst 14.6 Beta Driver for Windows
- NOTE! This Catalyst Driver is provided "AS IS", and under the terms and conditions of the End User License Agreement provided with it.
- Performance improvements
- Watch Dogs performance improvements AMD Radeon R9 290X – 1920×1080 4x MSAA – improves up to 25%
- AMD Radeon R9290X – 2560×1600 4x MSAA – improves up to 28%
- AMD Radeon R9290X CrossFire configuration (3840×2160 Ultra settings, MSAA = 4X) – 92% scaling
- Murdered Soul Suspect performance improvements
- AMD Radeon R9 290X – 2560×1600 4x MSAA – improves up to 16%
- AMD Radeon R9290X CrossFire configuration (3840×2160 Ultra settings, MSAA = 4X) – 93% scaling
- AMD Eyefinity enhancements: Mixed Resolution Support
- A new architecture providing brand new capabilities
- Display groups can be created with monitors of different resolution (including difference sizes and shapes)
- Users have a choice of how surface is created over the display group
- Fill – legacy mode, best for identical monitors
- Fit – create the Eyefinity surface using best available rectangular area with attached displays.
- Expand – create a virtual Eyefinity surface using desktops as viewports onto the surface.
- Eyefinity Display Alignment
- Enables control over alignment between adjacent monitors
- One-Click Setup Driver detects layout of extended desktops
- Can create Eyefinity display group using this layout in one click!
- New user controls for video color and display settings
- Greater control over Video Color Management:
- Controls have been expanded from a single slider for controlling Boost and Hue to per color axis
- Color depth control for Digital Flat Panels (available on supported HDMI and DP displays)
- Allows users to select different color depths per resolution and display
- AMD Mantle enhancements
- Mantle now supports AMD Mobile products with Enduro technology
- Battlefield 4: AMD Radeon HD 8970M (1366×768; high settings) – 21% gain
- Thief: AMD Radeon HD 8970M (1920×1080; high settings) – 14% gain
- Star Swarm: AMD Radeon HD 8970M (1920×1080; medium settings) – 274% gain
- Enables support for Multi-GPU configurations with Thief (requires the latest Thief update)
… and much more, grab it here.
Did AMD recently become
Did AMD recently become incredible at crossfire scaling?! 93% in some games? Since when…
AMD drivers overall became
AMD drivers overall became better, since the end of 2013, frequent drivers, alot of fixes alot of much needed features, and multi gpu scallling frame pacing.. im happy hope they keep it up
Anyone tried Eyefinity mixed
Anyone tried Eyefinity mixed resolution yet?
Pcper should do a review of it. please
Mixed resolution works great
Mixed resolution works great for me. There is a lot of customization to make sure that the alignment is correct. I am currently running a 24″ 16:10 Ultrasharp with a 24″ 16:9 Dell IPS on each side and it is running just as well as if I had 3 1080p monitors. (this is in a portrait orientation for all 3 monitors)
Thanks I’ve got a couple of
Thanks I’ve got a couple of old lcd’s lying around I may have give this a try. As long as my gpu can handle the extra pixels.