Disponibili i nuovi driver Catalyst 13.12 per schede AMD Radeon

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Il colosso in rosso, alias AMD, ha rilasciato nella giornata di oggi nuovi driver WHQL, Catalyst 13.12, per schede video Radeon. I driver Catalyst 13.12, sono i primi WHQL ad introdurre il supporto ufficiale alle nuove schede video R9, R8 e R7; fino ad oggi infatti erano stati rilasciati solo driver beta per queste schede.

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Tra le novità più interessanti, oltre che a migliorie a livello di performance, segnaliamo l’introduzione di alcuni fix utili a diminuire il face pacing in configurazioni Crossfire con schede video in parallelo.

I driver sono disponibili per Sistema Operativo Windows 7, Windows 8 e Windows 8.1 a 32bit e 64bit. Di seguito il changelog con tutte le novità:

Feature Highlights of AMD Catalyst 13.12 Microsoft certified driver (vs. AMD Catalyst 13.9)

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
  • MetrLast 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) 2560×1600 on a single display

 

Resolved issue highlights of AMD Catalyst 13.12 (vs. AMD Catalyst 13.9)

  • 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 treduce variance of fan speed / RPM
  • PCI-E bus speed is nlonger set tx1 on the secondary GPU when running in CrossFire configurations
  • Resolves intermittent flickering seen on some AMD Radeon R9 270X graphics cards
  • Resolves Corruption issues found in Starcraft
  • Resolves image corruption seen in Autodesk Investor 2014
  • 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 EnduroTechnology
  • Resolves intermittent crashes experienced with Battlefield 4 on Windows 8 based systems