TechPowerUp reports AMD has made some progress on resolving the frame latency issues of its Radeon HD 7000 series graphics cards. This problem causes AMD's graphics cards to have a higher frame latency than NVIDIA's current GeForce lineup, even in cases where AMD's chips deliver more frames per second. Select industry partners received a pre-alpha version of the driver about a week ago, after taking feedback from these partners AMD will begin rolling out the first beta drivers.
In January, AMD made its first official response to early tests that showed Radeon GPUs to pose higher frame latency. In its defense, AMD stated that frame-latency issues are not a hardware design flaw, and can be ironed out by optimizing drivers to the redesigned memory controllers on GPUs based on its Graphics CoreNext architecture. Sources told us that AMD is ready with its first prototype drivers that fix frame latency issues. These drivers are pre-alpha, and are made available to select industry partners, with an adequate level of competence and expertise, since a week now.