AMD Catalyst™ 13.12 Windows® Release Notes. Catalyst драйвер


AMD Catalyst 15.11.1 Beta Driver for Windows

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AMD Catalyst™ 15.11.1 Beta for Windows®

This article provides information on the latest posting of the AMD Catalyst™ Software Suite, AMD Catalyst™ 15.11.1 Beta Driver.

This particular software suite updates the AMD Catalyst™ Display Driver and the AMD Catalyst™ Control Center. This unified driver has been updated, and is designed to provide enhanced performance and reliability.

Package Contents

The AMD Catalyst™ Software Suite, AMD Catalyst™ 15.11.1 Beta Driver contains the following:

    • AMD Catalyst™ Display Driver version 15.201.1151.1010

The AMD Catalyst™ 15.11.1 Beta Driver can be downloaded from the following links:​

Installing The AMD Catalyst™ Software Driver For detailed instructions on how to correctly uninstall or install the AMD Catalyst™ Software Suite, please refer to the following instructional resources:

NOTES

  • This driver is not intended for use on AMD products running in Apple Boot Camp platforms. Users of these platforms should contact their manufacturer for driver support.
  • When installing the AMD Catalyst™ Driver for Windows®, the user must be logged on as Administrator, or have Administrator rights to complete the installation of the AMD Catalyst Driver.
  • The AMD Catalyst™ 15.11.1 Beta Software Suite requires Windows 7 Service Pack 1 to be installed.
  • The AMD Catalyst™ 15.11.1 Beta Software Suite requires Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 to be installed. Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 is included in all AMD Catalyst™ driver packages.
  • AMD Eyefinity technology is designed to give gamers access to high display resolutions. As pixel count grows, the graphics "horsepower" required to drive the displays at a reasonable frame rate can increase dramatically. Depending on the game and system configuration, users may notice texture corruption and reduced frame rates when running games in multi-monitor Eyefinity modes.

AMD Product Compatibility

The AMD Catalyst™ 15.11.1 Beta Driver is compatible with the following AMD products.

AMD Desktop Product Family Compatibility ​
AMD Radeon™ R9 Fury Series GraphicsAMD Radeon™ R5 230 Series Graphics
​AMD Radeon™ R9 Nano Series Graphics​AMD Radeon™ HD 8000 Series Graphics
AMD Radeon™ R9 300 Series GraphicsAMD Radeon™ HD 7000 Series Graphics
AMD Radeon™ R9 200 Series GraphicsAMD Radeon™ HD 6000 Series Graphics
AMD Radeon™ R7 300 Series GraphicsATI Radeon™ HD 5000 Series Graphics
AMD Radeon™ R7 200 Series Graphics

 

AMD All-In-One Desktop Product Family Compatibility ​
AMD Radeon™ HD 7600A Series GraphicsAMD Radeon™ HD 6600A Series Graphics
AMD Radeon™ HD 7450A Series GraphicsAMD Radeon™ HD 6350A Series Graphics

 

AMD APU Product Family Compatibility

AMD APU series codenamed "Kaveri", "Godavari" and "Carrizo" are only supported by AMD Catalyst™ 15.11.1 Beta on Windows® 7 (32 & 64-bit),  Windows® 8.1 (64-bit) and Windows® 10 (64-bit).

AMD APU Product Family Compatibility ​
Desktop Mobile
AMD A-Series APUs with Radeon™ R7 Graphics AMD Radeon™ HD 8000D Series Graphics
AMD A-Series APUs with Radeon™ R6 Graphics AMD Radeon™ HD 7000D Series Graphics
AMD A-Series APUs with Radeon™ R5 Graphics AMD Radeon™ HD 6000D Series Graphics
AMD A-Series APUs with Radeon™ R4 Graphics AMD Radeon™ HD 8000G Series Graphics
AMD A-Series APUs with Radeon™ R3 Graphics AMD Radeon™ HD 7000G Series Graphics
AMD FX-8800P APUs with AMD Radeon™​ R7 Graphics ​AMD Radeon™ HD 6000G Series Graphics
AMD E-Series APUs with  Radeon™ R2 Graphics

 

AMD Mobility Radeon™ Family Compatibility

AMD Catalyst™ Mobility driver is a notebook reference graphics driver with limited support for system vendor specific features.

AMD Mobility Product Family Compatibility ​
AMD Radeon™ R9 M300 Series Graphics AMD Radeon™ R5 M200 Series Graphics
AMD Radeon™ R7 M300 Series Graphics AMD Radeon™ HD 8000M Series Graphics
AMD Radeon™ R5 M300 Series Graphics AMD Radeon™ HD 7000M Series Graphics
AMD Radeon™ R9 M200 Series Graphics AMD Radeon™ HD 6000M Series Graphics

 

Compatible Operating Systems

AMD Catalyst™ 15.11.1 Beta is designed to support the following Microsoft Windows platforms:

    • Windows® 10 (32 & 64-bit)
    • Windows® 8.1 (32 & 64-bit)
    • Windows® 7 SP1 or higher (32 & 64-bit)

Highlights of AMD Catalyst™ 15.11.1 Beta Windows Driver

Performance Optimizations

Includes quality and performance optimizations for the following titles:

      • Star Wars™: Battlefront
      • Fallout 4
      • Assassin's Creed® Syndicate
      • Call of Duty® : Black Ops III

Known Issues:

  • [80314] Assassin's Creed® Syndicate - Game cannot be launched in full screen mode on some laptop systems  with an Intel processor and an AMD graphics device
  • [80119] Star Wars™ :  Battlefront - Game cannot be launched in full screen mode on some laptop systems with an Intel processor and an AMD graphics device.
  • [79824] Call of Duty® : Black Ops III - Flickering may be observed when running the game in DirectX® 11  mode and with AMD Crossfire™ enabled
  • [59475] Elite: Dangerous - poor performance may be experienced in SuperCruise mode under Windows® 10
  • [78912] A black screen may be experienced on booting Windows® 10 on some systems with switchable graphics  -  with AMD Radeon™ HD5000 series graphics cards,  when connected to an HDMI monitor

AMD Issue Reporting Form

This driver release incorporates suggestions received through the AMD Issue Reporting Form. To provide us with your feedback, visit the AMD Issue Reporting Form.

support.amd.com

AMD Catalyst 14.9 Windows Release Notes

  

AMD Catalyst™ Software Suite Version 14.9

This article provides information on the latest posting of the AMD Catalyst™ Software Suite, AMD Catalyst™ 14.9.

This particular software suite updates the AMD Catalyst Display Driver and the AMD Catalyst Control Center / AMD Vision Engine Control Center. This unified driver has been updated, and is designed to provide enhanced performance and reliability.

Package Contents

The AMD Catalyst™ Software Suite, AMD Catalyst™ 14.9 contains the following:

    • AMD Catalyst™ Display Driver version 14.301.1001
    • AMD Catalyst™ Control Center (version 14.301.1001)

Installing The AMD Catalyst Software Driver

For detailed instructions on how to correctly uninstall or install the AMD Catalyst Software Suite, please refer to the following support resources:

NOTES

    • When installing the AMD Catalyst Driver for Windows® operating system, the user must be logged on as Administrator, or have Administrator rights to complete the installation of the AMD Catalyst Driver.
    • The AMD Catalyst 14.9 Software Suite requires Windows 7 Service Pack 1 to be installed.
    • These release notes provide information on the AMD Catalyst Display Driver only. For information on the AMD Multimedia Center™, HydraVision, HydraVision Basic Edition, Remote Wonder™, or the Southbridge/IXP driver, please refer to their respective release notes found at: http://support.amd.com/.
    • The AMD Catalyst 14.9 Software Suite requires Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 to be installed. Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 is included in all Catalyst packages.
    • AMD Eyefinity technology is designed to give gamers access to high display resolutions. As pixel count grows, the graphics "horsepower" required to drive the displays at a reasonable frame rate can increase dramatically. Depending on the game and system configuration, users may notice texture corruption and reduced frame rates when running games in multi-monitor Eyefinity modes.
    • Windows Driver Model (WDM) drivers are no longer bundled in the AMD Catalyst software suite. The WDM drivers install bundle can be downloaded independently through the AMD website.

AMD Product Compatibility

The AMD Catalyst™ 14.9 is compatible with the following AMD products.

AMD Desktop Product Family Compatibility ​
AMD Radeon™ R9 290 SeriesAMD Radeon™ R5 230 Series
AMD Radeon™ R9 280 SeriesAMD Radeon™ HD 8000 Series
AMD Radeon™ R9 270 SeriesAMD Radeon™ HD 7000 Series
AMD Radeon™ R7 260 SeriesAMD Radeon™ HD 6000 Series
AMD Radeon™ R7 250 SeriesATI Radeon™ HD 5000 Series
AMD Radeon™ R7 240 Series 

 

AMD All-In-One Desktop Product Family Compatibility ​
AMD Radeon™ HD 7600A SeriesAMD Radeon™ HD 6600A Series
AMD Radeon™ HD 7450A SeriesAMD Radeon™ HD 6350A Series

 

AMD Embedded Product Family Compatibility ​
AMD Radeon™ E8860AMD Radeon™ E6460
AMD Radeon™ E6760 

 

AMD APU Product Family Compatibility ​
Desktop Mobile
A-Series AMD Radeon™ R7 GraphicsAMD Radeon™ HD 8000G Series
A-Series AMD Radeon™ R6 GraphicsAMD Radeon™ HD 7000G Series
A-Series AMD Radeon™ R5 GraphicsAMD Radeon™ HD 6000G Series
A-Series AMD Radeon™ R3 Graphics 
AMD Radeon™ HD 8000D Series 
AMD Radeon™ HD 7000D Series 
AMD Radeon™ HD 6000D Series 

 

AMD Mobility Radeon™ Family Compatibility

AMD Catalyst Mobility is a notebook reference graphics driver with limited support for system vendor specific features.

AMD Mobility Product Family Compatibility ​
AMD Radeon™ R9 M200 SeriesAMD Radeon™ HD 7000M Series
AMD Radeon™ R7 M200 SeriesAMD Radeon™ HD 6000M Series
AMD Radeon™ R5 M200 SeriesATI Mobility Radeon™ HD 5000 Series
AMD Radeon™ HD 8000M Series 

 

Compatible Operating Systems

The latest version of the AMD Catalyst™ Software Suite, AMD Catalyst™ 14.9 is designed to support the following Microsoft Windows platforms:

    • Windows 8.1 (32 & 64-bit version)
    • Windows 7 (32 & 64-bit version with SP1 or higher)

Highlights of AMD Catalyst™ 14.9 Windows Driver

    • Support for the AMD Radeon R9 285
    • Performance improvements (comparing AMD Catalyst 14.9 vs. AMD Catalyst 14.4)
      • 3DMark Sky Diver improvements
        • AMD A4 6300 – improves up to 4%
        • Enables AMD Dual Graphics / AMD CrossFire support
      • 3DMark Fire Strike
        • AMD Radeon R9 290 Series - improves up to 5% in Performance Preset
      • 3DMark11
        • AMD Radeon R9 290 Series / R9 270 Series - improves up to 4% in Entry and Performance Preset
      • BioShock Infinite
        • AMD Radeon R9 290 Series – 1920x1080 - improves up to 5%
      • Company of Heroes 2
        • AMD Radeon R9 290 Series - improves up to 8%
      • Crysis 3
        • AMD Radeon R9 290 Series / R9 270 Series – improves up to 10%
      • Grid Auto Sport
      • Murdered Soul Suspect
        • AMD Radeon R9 290X (2560x1440, 4x MSAA, 16x AF) – improves up to 50%
        • AMD Radeon R9 290 Series / R9 270 Series – improves up to 6%
        • CrossFire configurations improve scaling up to 75%
      • Plants vs. Zombies (Direct3D performance improvements)
        • AMD Radeon R9 290X - 1920x1080 Ultra – improves up to 11%
        • AMD Radeon R9290X - 2560x1600 Ultra – improves up to  15%
        • AMD Radeon R9290X CrossFire configuration (3840x2160 Ultra)  - 92% scaling
      • Batman Arkham Origins:
        • AMD Radeon R9 290X (4x MSAA) – improves up to 20%
        • CrossFire configurations see up to a 70% gain in scaling
      • Wildstar
        • Power Xpress profile
        • Performance improvements to improve smoothness of application
        • Performance improves up to 30% on the AMD Radeon R9 and R7 Series of products for both single GPU and Multi-GPU configurations
      • Tomb Raider
        • AMD Radeon R9 290 Series – improves up to 5%
      • Watch Dogs
        • AMD Radeon R9 290 Series / R9 270 Series – improves up to 9%
        • AMD CrossFire – Frame pacing improvement
        • Improved CrossFire performance – up to 20%
      • Assassin's Creed IV
        • Improves CrossFire scaling (3840x2160 High Settings) up to 93%  (CrossFire scaling improvement of 25% compared to AMD Catalyst 14.4)
      • Lichdom
        • Improves performance for single GPU and Multi-GPU configurations
      • Star Craft II
        • AMD Radeon R9 290X (2560x1440, AA, 16x AF) – improves up to 20%
    • 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
  1. Fill – legacy mode, best for identical monitors
  2. Fit – create the Eyefinity surface using best available rectangular area with attached displays
  3. 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 desktop
      • 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 (1366x768; high settings) – 21% gain
        • Thief: AMD Radeon HD 8970M (1920x1080; high settings) – 14% gain
        • Star Swarm:  AMD Radeon HD 8970M (1920x1080; medium settings) – 274% gain
      • Enables support for Multi-GPU configurations with Thief (requires the latest Thief update)
    • AMD AM1 JPEG decoding acceleration
      • JPEG decoding acceleration was first enabled on the A10 APU Series in AMD Catalyst 14.1 beta, and has now been extended to the AMD AM1 Platform
      • Provides fast JPEG decompression
      • Provides Power Efficiency for JPEG decompression

    Resolved Issues

      • 60Hz SST flickering has been identified as an issue with non-standard display timings exhibited by the AOC  U2868PQU panel on certain AMD Radeon™ graphics cards. A software workaround has been implemented in the AMD Catalyst 14.9 driver to resolve the display timing issues with this display
        • Users seeing flickering issues in 60Hz SST mode are further encouraged to obtain newer display firmware from their monitor vendor that will resolve flickering at its origin. 
        • Users are additionally advised to utilize DisplayPort-certified cables to ensure the integrity of the DisplayPort data connection.
      • 4K panel flickering issues found on the AMD Radeon R9 290 Series and AMD Radeon HD 7800 Series
      • Screen tearing observed on AMD CrossFire systems with Eyefinity portrait display configurations
      • Instability issues for Grid Autosport when running in 2x1 or 1x2 Eyefinity configurations
      • Geometry corruption in State of Decay

    Known Issues

    • [404829]: Horizontal flashing lines on second screen in a clone mode with V-Sync on using AMD Mobility Graphics with Switchable Intel Graphics
    • [404508]: Display takes a long time to redraw the screen after an S4 cycle
    • [405432]: Mantle driver will TDR when running Star Swarm on the loading screen
    • [404660]: GPU gets stuck in a low power state after it was previously stressed to max power
    • [403032]: Severe flickering observed on default launch of SimCity 4
    • [403449]: Playing any media sample in full screen in the 2x1/1x2 Fill SLS configuration leads to TDR
    • [400573]: Intermittent application hang observed while launching Aliens vs. Predator
    • [400693]: While running performance test, crash is observed with fault module atidxx32.dll
    • [401386]: Severe corruption and flashing light observed with specific game settings in Grid 2
    • [401289]: Flashing lights in Batman Arkham Origins game main menu
    • [xxxxxx]: Driver installation randomly crashes or hangs
    • [xxxxxx]: Intermittent black screen or BSOD on reboot after driver installation
    • [406933]: AMD Catalyst™ Control Center intermittently crashes or fails to load

    AMD Issue Reporting Form

    This driver release incorporates suggestions received through the AMD Issue Reporting Form. To provide us with your feedback, visit the AMD Issue Reporting Form .

    support.amd.com

    AMD Catalyst 13.12 Windows Release Notes

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    AMD Catalyst™ Software Suite Version 13.12  

    This article provides information on the latest posting of the AMD Catalyst™ Software Suite, AMD Catalyst™ 13.12.

    This particular software suite updates the AMD Catalyst Display Driver and the AMD Catalyst Control Center / AMD Vision Engine Control Center.  This unified driver has been updated, and is designed to provide enhanced performance and reliability.

    Package Contents

    The AMD Catalyst™ Software Suite, AMD Catalyst™ 13.12 contains the following:

    • AMD Catalyst™ Display Driver version 13.251
    • HydraVision™ for Windows® 7
    • Southbridge/IXP Driver
    • AMD Catalyst™ Control Center (version 13.251)​

     

    Installing The AMD Catalyst Software Driver

    ​For detailed instructions on how to correctly uninstall or install the AMD Catalyst Software Suite, please refer to the following support resources:

    NOTES

    • ​When installing the AMD Catalyst Driver for Windows® operating system, the user must be logged on as Administrator, or have Administrator rights to complete the installation of the AMD Catalyst Driver.
    • The AMD Catalyst 13.12 Software Suite requires Windows 7 Service Pack 1 to be installed.
    • These release notes provide information on the AMD Catalyst Display Driver only. For information on the AMD Multimedia Center™, HydraVision, HydraVision Basic Edition, Remote Wonder™, or the Southbridge/IXP driver, please refer to their respective release notes found at: http://support.amd.com/.
    • The AMD Catalyst 13.12 Software Suite requires Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 to be installed.  Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 is included in all Catalyst packages.
    • AMD Eyefinity technology is designed to give gamers access to high display resolutions. As pixel count grows, the graphics “horsepower” required to drive the displays at a reasonable frame rate can increase dramatically. Depending on the game and system configuration, users may notice texture corruption and reduced frame rates when running games in multi-monitor Eyefinity modes.
    • Windows Driver Model (WDM) drivers are no longer bundled in the AMD Catalyst software suite. The WDM drivers install bundle can be downloaded independently through the AMD website.

     

    AMD Product Compatibility

    The AMD Catalyst™ 13.12​​ is compatible with the following AMD products.

    AMD Desktop Product Family Compatibility

    AMD Radeon™ R9 290 Series

    AMD Radeon HD 6550D Series

    AMD Radeon R9 280 Series

    AMD Radeon HD 6530D Series

    AMD Radeon R9 270 Series

    AMD Radeon HD 6500 Series

    AMD Radeon R7 260 Series

    AMD Radeon HD 6410D Series

    AMD Radeon R7 250 Series

    AMD Radeon HD 6370D Series

    AMD Radeon R7 240 Series

    AMD Radeon HD 6310D Series

    AMD Radeon™​ HD 7900 Series​

    AMD Radeon HD 6300 Series

    AMD Radeon HD 7800 Series​​

    AMD Radeon HD 6200 Series

    AMD Radeon HD 7700 Series

    ATI Radeon HD 5900 Series

    AMD Radeon HD 7660D Series

    ATI Radeon HD 5800 Series

    AMD Radeon HD 7560D Series

    ATI Radeon HD 5700 Series

    AMD Radeon HD 7300 Series

    ATI Radeon HD 5600 Series

    AMD Radeon HD 6900 Series

    ATI Radeon HD 5500 Series

    AMD Radeon HD 6800 Series

    ATI Radeon HD 5400 Series

    AMD Radeon HD 6700 Series

     

    AMD Radeon HD 6600 Series

     

     

    AMD Mobility Radeon™ Family Compatibility

    AMD Catalyst Mobility is a notebook reference graphics driver with limited support for system vendor specific features. When used with Windows Vista or Windows 7, the user experience may be limited or compromised.

    The Installation Verification Software is designed to prevent driver download on certain notebook products. This is to help protect against the installing of drivers that may disable features or functionality provided by the system manufacturer. When used with Windows Vista or Windows 7, the user experience may be limited or compromised. In such a situation, it is recommended to revert back to the driver provided by your system vendor for your specific platform. Please contact your system vendor for the most recent drivers for your notebook.

    AMD Mobility Product Families

    AMD Mobility Radeon™ HD 8000M Series

    AMD Mobility Radeon HD 5400 Series

    AMD Mobility Radeon HD 7000M Series

    AMD Mobility Radeon HD 5100 Series

    AMD Mobility Radeon HD 6900M Series

    AMD Radeon HD 6620G Series

    AMD Mobility Radeon HD 6800M Series

    AMD Radeon HD 6520G Series

    AMD Mobility  Radeon HD 6300M Series

    AMD Radeon HD 6480G Series

    AMD Mobility  Radeon HD 6300 Series

    AMD Radeon HD 6380G Series

    AMD Mobility  Radeon HD 6200 Series

    AMD Radeon HD 6310G Series

    AMD Mobility  Radeon HD 5800 Series

    AMD Radeon HD 6250G Series

    AMD Mobility Radeon HD 5700 Series

     

    AMD Mobility Radeon HD 5600 Series

    AMD PowerXpress™ enabled notebooks

     

    using AMD chipsets

     

    The following notebooks are not compatible with this release:

    • Any notebook launched after this driver release
    • Toshiba notebooks (please contact the notebook OEM for driver support for these notebooks)
    • Sony VAIO notebooks (please contact the notebook OEM for driver support for these notebooks)
    • Panasonic notebooks (please contact the notebook OEM for driver support for these notebooks)

     

    Compatible Operating Systems

    The latest version of the AMD Catalyst™ Software Suite, AMD Catalyst™ 13.12 is designed to support the following Microsoft Windows platforms:

    • Windows 8.1 (32 & 64-bit version)
    • Windows 8 (32 & 64-bit version)
    • Windows 7 (32 & 64-bit version with SP1 or higher)
    • Windows Vista (32 & 64-bit version)

     

    FEATURE HIGHLIGHTS OF AMD CATALYST™ 13.12

    • ​Support for the following new products:
      • AMD Radeon™ R9 290, 280, and 270 Series
      • AMD Radeon™ R7 260, 250, and 240 Series
    • ​Improved AMD CrossFire™​ scaling for the following game titles:
      • Call of Duty®: Ghosts (multiplayer component)
      • Splinter Cell Blacklist
      • Saints Row 4
      • Metro Last Light
    • ​New AMD Enduro™ Technology profiles for the following game titles:
      • ​XCOM: Enemy Unknown
      • Need for Speed Rivals
      • Total War™​: Rome 2
      • Battlefield 4
      • Saints Row 4
      • Splinter Cell Blacklist
      • FIFA 14
    • ​Support For AMD CrossFire frame pacing
      • Frame pacing ensures that frames rendered across multiple GPUs in an AMD CrossFire configuration will be displayed at an even and regular pace
      • Frame pacing is enabled through the AMD Catalyst Control Center, or on a per application basis
      • Frame pacing is supported on DirectX® 10 and DirectX 11 applications using resolutions up to (and including) 2560x1600 on a single display

     

    RESOLVED ISSUES

    • ​​​May resolve intermittent black screens or display loss observed on some AMD Radeon™ R9 290X and AMD Radeon R9 290 graphics cards
    • Resolves intermittent crashes seen in legacy DirectX® 9 applications
    • AMD Radeon™ R9 290 Series - Power Tune update to reduce variance of fan speed / RPM
    • PCI-E bus speed is no longer set to x1 on the secondary GPU when running in an AMD CrossFire configuration
    • Resolves incorrect HDMI Audio Driver information being listed in the AMD Catalyst Control Center
    • Resolves AMD Steady Video option being grayed out in the AMD Catalyst Control Center
    • Resolves intermittent flickering seen on some AMD Radeon R9 270X graphics cards
    • Resolves graphics corruption issues found in Starcraft®​
    • Resolves image corruption seen in Autodesk Investor 2014
    • Resolves flickering water corruption found in World of Warcraft®​
    • Resolves intermittent black screen when resuming from a S3/S4 sleep-state if the display is unplugged during the sleep-state on systems supporting AMD Enduro™ Technology
    • Resolves intermittent crashes experienced with Battlefield 4 on Windows 8 based systems
    • Resolves the display turning green when using Windows Media Player to view HD .avi format video in an extended desktop configuration
    • Resolves Metro applications experiencing frame drops during playback of interlaced video content
    • Resolves video playback corruption of .wmv format files in Windows Media Player

    Known Issues: The following section provides a summary of open issues that may be experienced with the AMD Catalyst Software Suite.

      • [378812]: Windows 8 Metro Applications do not run when Morphological AA is enabled in the Catalyst Control Center
      • [379732]: Choppy Blu-ray Playback on four DisplayPort out using Eyefinity 4x1 configuration
      • [388366]: System hang when going to S4 mode
      • [390674]: Hitman Absolution and Total War Rome2 DX11 show no improvement in in frame time with frame pacing and Quad CrossFire enabled

    AMD Issue Reporting Form

    This driver release incorporates suggestions received through the AMD Issue Reporting Form. To provide us with your feedback, visit the AMD Issue Reporting Form​.

    support.amd.com

    AMD Catalyst™ 13.9 Windows® Release Notes

    ​​AMD Catalyst™ Software Suite Version 13.9

    This article provides information on the latest posting of the  AMD Catalyst™ Software Suite, AMD Catalyst™ 13.9.  This particular software suite updates the AMD Catalyst Display Driver and the AMD Catalyst Control Center / AMD Vision Engine Control Center.  This unified driver has been updated, and is designed to provide enhanced performance and reliability. 

    Package Contents

    The AMD Catalyst™ Software Suite, AMD Catalyst™ 13.9 contains the following:
    • AMD Catalyst™ Display Driver version 13.152
    • HydraVision™ for Windows Vista® and Windows® 7
    • Southbridge/IXP Driver
    • AMD Catalyst™ Control Center (version 13.152)

    CAUTION!

    • The AMD Catalyst Control Center / AMD Vision Engine Control Center requires that the Microsoft® .NET Framework SP1 be installed for Windows Vista. Without .NET SP1 installed, the AMD Catalyst Control Center / AMD Vision Engine Control Center will not launch properly and the user will see an error message.

    NOTES!

    • When installing the AMD Catalyst Driver for Windows® operating system, the user must be logged on as Administrator, or have Administrator rights to complete the installation of the AMD Catalyst Driver.
    • The AMD Catalyst 13.9 Software Suite requires Windows 7 Service Pack 1 to be installed.
    • These release notes provide information on the AMD Catalyst Display Driver only. For information on the AMD Multimedia Center™, HydraVision, HydraVision Basic Edition, Remote Wonder™, or the Southbridge/IXP driver, please refer to their respective release notes found at: http://support.amd.com/.
    • The AMD Catalyst 13.9 Software Suite requires Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 to be installed.  Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 is included in all Catalyst packages).
    • AMD Eyefinity technology is designed to give gamers access to high display resolutions. As pixel count grows, the graphics "horsepower" required to drive the displays at a reasonable frame rate can increase dramatically. Depending on the game and system configuration, users may notice texture corruption and reduced frame rates when running games in multi-monitor Eyefinity modes.
    • Windows Driver Model (WDM) drivers are no longer bundled in the AMD Catalyst software suite. The WDM drivers install bundle can be downloaded independently through the AMD website.​

    AMD Product Family Compatibility

    AMD Catalyst™ 13.9 is compatible with the following AMD products:​AMD Accelerated Processor (APU) Desktop Product Family
    ​AMD A10 Series APU - utilizing AMD Radeon™ HD 8000D Series- utilizing AMD Radeon HD 7000D SeriesAMD A8 Series APU- utilizing AMD Radeon HD 8000D Series- utilizing AMD Radeon HD 7000D Series- utilizing AMD Radeon HD 6000D Series
    AMD A6 Series APU- utilizing AMD Radeon HD 8000D Series- utilizing AMD Radeon HD 7000D Series- utilizing AMD Radeon HD 6000D Series AMD A4 Series APU- utilizing AMD Radeon HD 8000D Series- utilizing AMD Radeon HD 7000D Series- utilizing AMD Radeon HD 6000D Series
    AMD E2-3000 APU (AMD Radeon HD 8280)AMD E1-2500 APU (AMD Radeon HD 8240)
    AMD E2-2000 APU (AMD Radeon HD 7340)AMD E1-1200 APU (AMD Radeon HD 7310)
    AMD E2-1800 APU (AMD Radeon HD 7340)AMD E1-300 APU (AMD Radeon HD 6310)
     

    AMD Radeon™ Discrete Desktop Product Family

    AMD Radeon™ HD 7900 SeriesAMD Radeon HD 6300 Series
    AMD Radeon HD 7800 SeriesAMD Radeon HD 6200 Series
    AMD Radeon HD 7700 SeriesATI Radeon HD 5900 Series
    AMD Radeon HD 7300 SeriesATI Radeon HD 5800 Series
    AMD Radeon HD 6900 SeriesATI Radeon HD 5700 Series
    AMD Radeon HD 6800 SeriesATI Radeon HD 5600 Series
    AMD Radeon HD 6700 SeriesATI Radeon HD 5500 Series
    AMD Radeon HD 6600 SeriesATI Radeon HD 5400 Series
    AMD Radeon HD 6500 Series 
     

    AMD Mobility Radeon™ Family Compatibility

    AMD Catalyst Mobility is a notebook reference graphics driver with limited support for system vendor specific features. When used with Windows Vista or Windows 7, the user experience may be limited or compromised.The Installation Verification Software is designed to prevent driver download on certain notebook products. This is to help protect against the installing of drivers that may disable features or functionality provided by the system manufacturer. When used with Windows Vista or Windows 7, the user experience may be limited or compromised. In such a situation, it is recommended to revert back to the driver provided by your system vendor for your specific platform. Please contact your system vendor for the most recent drivers for your notebook.​AMD Mobility Radeon™ Discrete Product Family
    AMD Mobility Radeon™ HD 8000M Series ​AMD Mobility  Radeon HD 5800 Series
    AMD Mobility Radeon HD 7000M Series AMD Mobility Radeon HD 5700 Series
    AMD Mobility Radeon HD 6900M Series AMD Mobility Radeon HD 5600 Series​
    AMD Mobility Radeon HD 6800M Series AMD Mobility Radeon HD 5400 Series
    AMD Mobility  Radeon HD 6300M Series AMD Mobility Radeon HD 5100 Series​​
    AMD Mobility  Radeon HD 6300 Series ​AMD PowerXpress™ enabled notebooks using AMD chipsets
    AMD Mobility  Radeon HD 6200 Series
    ​​​Consumer Notebooks with AMD Accelerated Processor (APU) Product Family
    AMD A10 Series APU - utilizing AMD Radeon™ HD 8000G Series- utilizing AMD Radeon HD 7000G SeriesAMD A8 Series APU- utilizing AMD Radeon HD 8000G Series- utilizing AMD Radeon HD 7000G Series- utilizing AMD Radeon HD 6000G Series
    AMD A6 Series APU- utilizing AMD Radeon HD 8000G Series- utilizing AMD Radeon HD 7000G Series- utilizing AMD Radeon HD 6000G SeriesAMD A4 Series APU- utilizing AMD Radeon HD 8000G Series- utilizing AMD Radeon HD 7000G Series- utilizing AMD Radeon HD 6000G Series
    AMD A10-5745MAMD E2-3000
    AMD A10-4657MAMD E2-2000
    AMD A10-4655MAMD E2-1800
    AMD A8-4557MAMD E1-2500
    AMD A8-4555MAMD E1-2100
    AMD A8-5545MAMD E1-1500
    AMD A6-5345M​AMD E1-1500
    AMD A6-4455MAMD E1-1200
    AMD A6-5200AMD E-300
    AMD A4-4455MAMD C-70
    AMD A4-5000AMD C-60
    AMD A4-4355M​​AMD PowerXpress™ enabled notebooksusing AMD chipsets
    ​ Consumer Tablets with AMD Accelerated Processor (APU) Product Family
    AMD A6-1450- utilitzing AMD Mobility Radeon™ HD 8250AMD Z-01
    AMD A4-1250- utilizing AMD Mobility Radeon HD 8210AMD Z-60
    AMD A4-1200- utilizing AMD Mobility Radeon HD 8180 

    The following notebooks are not compatible with this release:

    • Any notebook launched after this driver release
    • Toshiba notebooks (please contact the notebook OEM for driver support for these notebooks)
    • Sony VAIO notebooks (please contact the notebook OEM for driver support for these notebooks)
    • Panasonic notebooks (please contact the notebook OEM for driver support for these notebooks)

    Compatible Operating Systems

    The latest version of the AMD Catalyst™ Software Suite, AMD Catalyst™ 13.9 is designed to support the following Microsoft Windows platforms:
    • Windows 8.1 (32 & 64-bit version)
    • Windows 8 (32 & 64-bit version)
    • Windows 7 (32 & 64-bit version with SP1 or higher)
    • Windows Vista (32 & 64-bit version SP2 or higher)
    FEATURE HIGHLIGHTS OF AMD CATALYST™ 13.9The AMD Catalyst 13.9 WHQL is AMD's first logo certified driver for Windows 8.1.  It does not include support for Frame Pacing or the very latest AMD CrossFire™ optimizations.  AMD Catalyst 13.10 Beta includes additional performance improvements and fixes not found in AMD Catalyst 13.9 WHQL.​
    • AMD's first logo certified driver for Windows 8.1
      • Includes WDDM 1.3 support for:
        • AMD Accelerated Processors ("Kabini" & "Temash") for Desktop, Notebook or Tablet PCs, including: A4-1200, A4-1250, A4-5000, A4-5100, A4-5150, A6-1450, A6-5200, A6-5250, A6-5350, E1-2100, E1-2200. E1-2500, E1-2600, E1-2650, E2-3000, E2-3100
        • AMD Accelerated Processors ("Richland") for Desktop or Notebook PCs, including: A10-5700, A10-5745M, A10-5750M, A10-5757M, A10-5800B, A10-5800K, A8-5500, A8-5500B, A8-5545M, A8-5550M, A8-5557M, A8-5600K, A6-5345M, A6-5350M, A6-5357M, A6-5400B, A6-5400K, A4-5145M, A4-5150, A4-5300, A4-5300B
        • AMD Accelerated Processors ("Trinity") for Desktop or Notebook PCs, including: A10-4600M, A10-4655M, A10-4677M, A10-5700, A10-5800B, A10-5800K, A8-4500M, A8-4555M, A8-4557M, A6-4400M, A6-4455M, A6-5400B, A6-5400K, A4-4300M, A4-4355M, A4-5300, A4-5300B
        • AMD Radeon HD 8000 Series
        • AMD Radeon HD 7000 Series
        • AMD Radeon HD 6000 Series
        • AMD Radeon HD 5000 Series
      • Support for AMD Features:
        • AMD Eyefinity
        • OpenCL™
        • OpenGL™
        • UVD
        • AMD Dual Graphics/AMD CrossFire Technology
        • AMD Overdrive™
        • AMD Catalyst Control Center/Vision Engine Control Center
          • 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 enhancements:
    • The  AMD Catalyst Control Center  now shows which applications are active on the Performance GPU and the Power saving GPU.
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    RESOLVED ISSUES

    • Severe flicker in Far Cry® 3 game cinematic that may continue into gameplay. (372676)
    • BSOD crash when enabling CrossFire in the AMD Catalyst Control Center after installing a third AMD Radeon HD7790 graphics card. (373686)
    • BSOD in Windows 8 when display turns off (idle/sleep mode). (375504)
    • AMD Catalyst Control Center crash after creating an Eyefinity Group. (375688)
    • Disappearing mouse cursor in Windows 8 after completing the AMD Catalyst Driver installation and rebooting the system. (375763)
    • Cyberlink PowerDVD stops working with a pop-up error message during playback of a Blu-Ray movie under Power Saving mode. (376049)
    • When Dual Graphics disabled within AMD Catalyst Control Center, the secondary display connected not enable. (376992)
    • Frame drops experienced during playback of interlaced Blu-Ray content when all visual quality settings are enabled in AMD Catalyst Control Center. (377149)
    • Significant game performance slowdowns when moving the mouse cursor  in World of Warcraft using DirectX 9 rendering mode. (377689)
    • Anti-aliasing and anisotropic filtering settings saved within created AMD Catalyst Control Center application profiles not applying correctly. (380767)
    • Windows 8 Metro applications experience very low FPS when Dual Graphics is enabled in the AMD Catalyst Control Center. (384910)

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    ​Installing the AMD CatalystSoftware Driver

    For detailed instructions on how to correctly uninstall the previous AMD Catalyst Software Suite installed on your system, please refer to knowledgebase article, GPU-57. For detailed instructions on how to correctly install the AMD Catalyst 13.9 Software Suite, please refer to knowledgebase article, GPU-507.For additional information and general help on the software driver installation, game issues, and more visit, AMD Customer Care.

    AMD ISSUE REPORTING FORM

    This driver release incorporates suggestions received through the AMD Issue Reporting Form. To provide us with your feedback, visit the AMD Issue Reporting Form.​

    support.amd.com


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