AMD Catalyst 11.4 arrives

Posted on Wednesday, Apr 27 2011 @ 22:55 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
AMD uploaded the Catalyst 11.4 drivers, you can download it over here.
Highlights of the AMD Catalyst 11.4 Windows release includes:

New Features:

Enhancements to the AMD VISION Engine Control Center / AMD Catalyst Control Center
  • New task based Display Management controls
    Simplifies the configuration of displays and display settings
  • New Eyefinity setup group
    Setting up an Eyefinity group has never been easier
  • AMD Catalyst update notification (found within the Information Center)
    This feature notifies users that new AMD Catalyst software packages are available

    GPU Compute enhancements:
    The OpenCL runtime (included in AMD Catalyst 11.4) includes performance enhancements supporting zero-copy on APUs and increased performance for PCIe transfers between a CPU and discrete GPU.

    Performance Enhancements
    A number of performance enhancements are seen with the AMD Radeon HD 6900 Series and AMD Radeon HD 6800 Series:

  • Call of Duty Black Ops – gains of up to 15% with Anti-Aliasing and Anisotropic Filtering on single GPU configurations.
  • Battleforge – gains of up to 15% with Anti-Aliasing and Anisotropic Filtering on single and multiple GPU configurations.
  • Batman Arkham Asylum – gains of up to 20% with Anti-Aliasing and Anisotropic Filtering on single and multiple GPU configurations.
  • Aliens vs. Predator – gains of up to 8% with Anti-Aliasing and Anisotropic Filtering on single and multiple GPU configurations.
  • Civilization 5 – gains of up to 15% on single and multiple GPU configurations.
  • Far Cry 2 – gains of up to 6% on single and multiple GPU configurations.
  • Just Cause 2 – gains of up to 9% on single and multiple GPU configurations.
  • Lost Planet 2 – gains of up to 10% on single and multiple GPU configurations.


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