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Windows 7: Latest AMD Catalyst Video Driver for Windows 7

03 Aug 2013   #2041
cvtmih

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 x64
 
 

Hey guys anyone noticed improvements with a single 7970?


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03 Aug 2013   #2042
shinigami8671

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by cvtmih View Post
Hey guys anyone noticed improvements with a single 7970?
Nope.
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04 Aug 2013   #2043
cvtmih

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 x64
 
 

I expected this to be the "ultimate driver".
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16 Aug 2013   #2044
M1GU31

Windows 10 64bit
 
 

Said I wouldn't try betas again but eh I was too tempted to try it. More stable then the previous beta since that one gave me issues. Performance seems to be about the same though. I'm running a single 6870 for anyone wondering.
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17 Aug 2013   #2045
BugMeister

Windows10 Pro - 64Bit vs.10547
 
 

it's the best one for quite a while..

- runs brilliantly in crossfire mode..
- again via 6870's

BF:BC2, BF3, Skyrim all running sweetly..
IE10 going like a train..

video and Blu-Ray playback is excellent
as is Flash player etc. in YouTube..
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17 Aug 2013   #2046
shinigami8671

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Im also running the latest beta and having problems with Dead Island Riptide
Anyone else in the same boat?
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19 Aug 2013   #2047
Cata

The 8.1 OS made by Billy Microsoft
 
 

AMD Catalyst 13.8 BETA 2

http://support.amd.com/us/kbarticles...etaDriver.aspx

Last Updated
8/19/2013
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The AMD Catalyst™ 13.8 Beta2 Driver can be downloaded from the following links:
NOTE! This Catalyst Driver is provided “AS IS”, and under the terms and conditions of the End User License Agreement provided therewith.

Feature Highlights of The AMD Catalyst 13.8 Beta2 Driver for Windows:
  • Saints Row 4: Performance improves up to 25% at 1920x1280 with Ultra settings enabled
  • Splinter Cell Blacklist: Performance improves up to 9% at 2560x1600 with Ultra settings enabled
  • Final Fantasy XIV: Improves single GPU and CrossFire performance
  • Van Helsing: Fixes image quality issues when enabling Anti-Aliasing through the AMD Catalyst Control Center
  • Far Cry 3 / Far Cry 3 Blood Dragon: Resolve corruption when enabling Anti-Aliasing through the Catalyst Control Center
  • RIPD: Improves single GPU performance
  • Minimum: Improves CrossFire performance
  • Castlevania Lords of Shadow: Improves CrossFire performance
  • CrossFire: Frame Pacing feature – includes improved performance in World of Warcraft, Sniper Elite, Watch Dogs, and Tomb Raider
  • Doom 3 BFG: Corruption issues have been resolved
Known Issues of The AMD Catalyst 13.8 Beta2 Driver for Windows:
  • CrossFire configurations (when used in combination with Overdrive) can result in the secondary GPU usage running at 99%
  • Enabling CrossFire can result in the PCI-e bus speed for the secondary GPU being reported as x1
  • Bioshock Infinite: New DLC can cause system hangs with Frame Pacing enabled – disable frame pacing for this title to resolve

Feature Highlights of The AMD Catalyst 13.8 Beta Driver for Windows:
  • Support for AMD CrossFire™ Frame Pacing
    • Frame Pacing ensures that frames rendered across multiple GPUs in a CrossFire configuration will be displayed at an even and regular pace.
    • Enabled through the AMD Catalyst Control Center; Globally or on a per application basis.
    • Frame Pacing is enabled by default.
    • Supported for DirectX 10 and DirectX 11 applications, and resolutions up to and including 2560x1600 (single display).
  • OpenGL 4.3 support – full support for the OpenGL 4.3 feature set
  • Performance improvements found in AMD Catalyst 13.8 Beta for Windows:
    • Metro: Last Light – improves performance up to 7% on the AMD Radeon™ HD 7000 Series
  • OpenGL support for User Profiles and Catalyst Application Profiles:
    • Users can now create per application 3D setting profiles for OpenGL applications.
    • OpenGL applications are now supported through Catalyst Application Profile updates (for single GPU and AMD CrossFire configurations).
  • AMD Enduro Technology enhancement - Catalyst Control Center will now show which applications are active on the Performance GPU, and the Power-Saving GPU
  • Resolved issues:
    • Resolved crash when enabling AMD CrossFireX™ on some AMD 970 platforms
    • Improved stability for AMD Radeon HD 7790
    • Resolved intermittent mouse cursor corruption when rapidly moving the cursor across window borders

System Requirements:
  • Windows® 8 (32 & 64-bit versions)
  • Windows 7 (32 & 64-bit versions with SP1 or higher)
AMD Product Compatibility:
  • AMD Radeon™ HD 7900 Series
  • AMD Radeon HD 7800 Series
  • AMD Radeon HD 7700 Series
  • AMD Radeon HD 6000 Series
  • AMD Radeon HD 5000 Series
  • AMD Mobility Radeon HD 8000M Series
  • AMD Mobility Radeon HD 7000M Series
  • AMD Mobility Radeon HD 6000M Series
  • AMD Mobility Radeon HD 5000M Series

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19 Aug 2013   #2048
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Thank you Catalin. First post updated.
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22 Aug 2013   #2049
M1GU31

Windows 10 64bit
 
 

This other new set of drivers seems to be stable as well with my single 6870. Same performance at least on my card.
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23 Aug 2013   #2050
BugMeister

Windows10 Pro - 64Bit vs.10547
 
 

yep, confirmed - running really well via 6870's in crossfire..
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