AMD Catalyst 15.9 beta driver hits the web (UPDATED)

Posted on Tuesday, Sep 29 2015 @ 14:31 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
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UPDATE: September 29, 2015 @ 19:41 CET
Installing this driver is not recommended. Catalyst 15.9 beta contains a memory leak bug that gets triggered by resizing windows. AMD is working on a fix, in the meantime it's recommended to roll back to a previous Catalyst driver if you're experiencing issues.

Original post:

AMD's Catalyst releases seem to be picking up again. This month the company rolls out Catalyst 15.9 beta, you can download this release over here. New in this version are performance optimizations for Star Wars: Battlefront Beta and the Fable Legends DX12 benchmark.
Performance Optimizations
  • Star Wars™: Battlefront Beta - Performance and quality optimizations
  • Fable Legends : Includes the latest DirectX® 12 optimizations for the Fable Legends: Benchmark

    Resolved Issues:

  • [59474] Diablo 3 crashes in the Act 2 Desolate Sands area of the game
  • [59081] The AMD Catalyst Control Center 'update' option fails to download the latest driver
  • [58800] Dragon Age: Inquisition may crash if launched in Mantle mode
  • [58781] The DirectX® Diagnostic tool does not report DirectX® 12 available on supported products
  • [58677] World of Warships may crash on some AMD Radeon HD5000 and HD6000 series products
  • [58646] Assassin's Creed® Unity may experience minor frame stutter when AMD CrossFire™ mode is enabled
  • [58485] Anti Aliasing settings not being retained after changes are applied
  • [58450] Some BENQ 144hz Freesync™ monitors may lose the signal while uninstalling the driver
  • [58495] DiRT Rally™ crashes during gameplay and benchmarking when launched in DirectX® 11 mode on some BENQ 144HZ Freesync monitors

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    Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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