AMD Catalyst 14.6 RC driver up for download

Posted on Wednesday, Jun 25 2014 @ 11:02 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
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AMD issued the Catalyst 14.6 RC driver, you can download it over here. The biggest change in this release are performance enhancements for Plants vs. Zombies.
Feature Highlights of The AMD Catalyst™ 14.6 RC Driver for Windows

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

    3DMark Sky Diver improvements:
  • AMD A4 6300 – improves up to 4%
  • Enables AMD Dual Graphics / AMD CrossFire support

    Grid Auto Sport:
  • AMD CrossFire profile

    Wildstar:
  • Power Xpress profile
  • Performance improvements to improve smoothness of application

    Watch Dogs:
  • AMD CrossFire – Frame pacing improvements

    Battlefield Hardline Beta:
  • AMD CrossFire profile

    Known Issues:
  • Running Watch Dogs with a R9 280X CrossFire configuration may result in the application running in CrossFire software compositing mode
  • Enabling Temporal SMAA in a CrossFire configuration when playing Watch Dogs will result in Flickering
  • AMD CrossFire configurations with Eyefinity enabled will see application stability with BattleField 4 or Thief when running Mantle
  • Catalyst Install Manager text is covered by Express/Custom radio button text
  • Express Uninstall does not remove C : Program Files(AMD or ATI) folder


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