AMD Catalyst 12.11 beta 8 is out

Posted on Monday, Nov 19 2012 @ 18:25 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
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New AMD Catalyst 12.11 beta 8 drivers were published on Friday afternoon, you can find them over here. This release includes all fixes found in previous 12.11 beta drivers, as well as performance enhancements for Max Payne 3 and Far Cry 3, better Linux performance for Left for Dead 2, a Skyrim bug fix and more.
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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