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Windows 7: Latest AMD Catalyst Video Driver for Windows 7

16 Nov 2012   #1891
stormy13
Microsoft MVP

Win 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Beta 8 now,

AMD Catalyst

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AMD Catalyst 12.11 Beta8 is now available, and includes the following updates:
(Please note that AMD Catalyst 12.11 Beta8 includes all of the fixes found in previous versions of AMD Catalyst 12.11 Beta)
  • Improves performance up to 5% in Max Payne 3
  • Includes single GPU performance updates for Far Cry 3
  • Improves CrossFire scaling for Planetside 2 (Crossfire scaling is still limited to ~30% at 2560x1600)
  • Resolves the Skyrim lighting issue (missing a lighting pass) for the AMD Radeon HD 7900 Series
  • Resolves the hang encountered playing Dishonored on the AMD Radeon HD 6000 and AMD Radeon HD 5000 Series
  • AMD Catalyst 12.11 Beta 8 for Linux includes significant performance improvements for Left for Dead 2



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16 Nov 2012   #1892
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10 build 10122
 
 

Thank you Richard. First post updated.
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17 Nov 2012   #1893
shinigami8671

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Solarstarshines View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by shinigami8671 View Post
Guys just got a 7770,i have allready installed 12.10 drivers,but i heard that the new beta drivers give a performance boost,so should i update? Ive had bad experiences with beta drivers before so unsure. Anyone trying the betas?
Honestly I wouldn't just updated to 12.10 myself this morning

Beta drivers have killed my performance somewhat and causes massive stall issues when gaming so for one I leave them alone now untill the finish product because guess what you are the Guinea pig when it comes to a beta driver
Well at least im not the only one having problems with the beta's! Will wait then. But AMD is releasing soo many beta's now,why not make one that does everything?
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17 Nov 2012   #1894
M1GU31

Windows 10 64bit Technical Preview
 
 

I have been using the latest beta without issues atm,my small stutters I use to get in team fortress 2 have seem to been fixed. Um though i use a 6870 so for you it would probably be a total different experience for you. It varies from machine to machine.
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18 Nov 2012   #1895
NBAPwns13

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-Bit
 
 

does this work with 4200 series?
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19 Nov 2012   #1896
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10 build 10122
 
 

Hello NBAPwns13,

Sorry, but no. Only the ones listed in the release notes below.

AMD Catalyst Software Suite Version 12.10 Release Notes
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04 Dec 2012   #1897
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10 build 10122
 
 

New AMD 12.11 BETA 11 video driver released. See first post for more details.
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05 Dec 2012   #1898
BugMeister

64-Bit W7 Ult_sp1
 
 

Confirming this 12.11 (BETA11) works OK with 6870's in crossfire..

Skyrim running lot smoother than with earlier 12.11 BETA's - better definition and colours..
Internet Explorer10 (Windows7 review version) also functions well..
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06 Dec 2012   #1899
M1GU31

Windows 10 64bit Technical Preview
 
 

Going to test the new beta,currently using 12.11(beta 8 ). Will post some feedback if this update messes something up or works fine. Testing on a Single 6870.

EDIT: Seems to work fine,about the same as the previous drivers on my rig,couple fps gains on tf2 though.
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21 Dec 2012   #1900
Erick Aguilar

Windows 7 professional X64
 
 

Only difference I've encountered is that the windows experience index does not seem to be able to complete the task with the new driver installed.

That's about it, running great with my HD7770
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