Catalyst 12.8

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Catalyst 12.9 CAP 1


Liberada a versão 12.8 do pacote de drivers Catalyst com suporte as placas de vídeo da AMD.

Abaixo detalhes do Catalyst 12.8, com destaque para o ganho de desempenho considerÁvel em vÁrios games na comparação com a versão 12.6. Rodando o Skyrim o ganho chegou a incríveis 25%.

Feature Highlights of AMD Catalyst™ 12.8: Windows 8 support
AMD's first logo certified and unified driver for Windows 8 production

Featuring support for the DirectX 11.1 and the new WDDM 1.2 driver model:

  • AMD's first official unified and logo certified driver for Windows 8, Windows 7 and Windows Vista
  • Target-Independent Rasterization (TIR):  TIR is a new rendering path that enables superior anti-aliasing in Direct3D driver applications
  • Native Stereo 3D Support:   Windows 8 natively supports stereoscopic 3D gaming and videos via compatible applications
  • Unified Video API:  Video playback has been integrated into the DirectX® 11 API, enabling simultaneous video and gaming content.  Transcoding performance may also be improved for supporting applications.
  • Optimized screen rotation for rotation aware devices
  • Improved sleep/resume performance
  • Optimized GPU power consumption

Major technologies / features also supported under Windows 8:

  • AMD Eyefinity technology
  • OpenCL™
  • OpenGL
  • Unified Video Decoder (UVD)
  • AMD Dual Graphics
  • AMD CrossFire technology
  • AMD Overdrive
  • AMD Catalyst Control Center
  • Vision Engine Control Center

Performance highlights of AMD Catalyst™ 12.8 (versus AMD Catalyst 12.6)

  • Up to 25% in Elder Scrolls: Skyrim
  • Up to 3% in Battlefield 3
  • Up to 6% in Batman: Arkham City
  • Up to 3% in Dues Ex: Human Revolution
  • Up to 6% in Crysis 2
  • Up to 15% in Total War: Shogun
  • Up to 8% in Crysis Warhead
  • Up to 5% in Just Cause 2
  • Up to 10% in Dirt 3

AMD's latest  Catalyst™ Application Profile:  AMD Catalyst 12.8 CAP2 (to be used with AMD Catalyst 12.8)

Find the latest available AMD Catalyst CAP here : http://sites.amd.com/us/game/downloads/Pages/crossfirex-app-profiles.aspx

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  • New profiles added to this release: Guide Wars 2 – Improves games performance.

Resolved issue highlights of the AMD Catalyst™ 12.8 driver

  • Over/underscan settings are correctly restored on system reboot
  • Audio is no longer disabled if the connected HDTV Is switched off/on
  • Shogun 2 : Flickering text is no longer experienced
  • Star Wars – The Old Republic : In game cinematic no longer experience flicker when using the arrow keys
  • Dirt Showdown: 8-Ball track No longer hangs with Crossfire enabled
  • Max Payne 3 : A black screen is no longer observed when launching game in DirectX 11 mode with Crossfire enabled 

UPDATE 26/09/2012 - 12.9 CAP 1
Lançado a versão 12.9 CAP 1 que traz melhorias em Crossfire para alguns games. Abaixo características:

  • World of Warcraft - Mist of Pandaria (DX11, DX9):   Fixes texture flickering observed when enabling high graphics settings with CrossFire enabled
  • World of Warcraft - Mist of Pandaria (DX9):   Resolve corruption when enabling Anti-Aliasing through the Catalyst Control Center (Anti-Aliasing should be enabled through the applications settings)
  • World of Warcraft - (DX9):   Resolves performance issues observed with the 64-bit variant of the client
  • Tribes Ascend:  Improves CrossFire performanceen running in CrossFire mode
  • F1 2012:  Improves CrossFire performance, resolves texture flickering in reflections

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  • Redator: Fabio Feyh

    Fabio Feyh

    Fábio Feyh é sócio-fundador do Adrenaline e Mundo Conectado, e entre outras atribuições, analisa e escreve sobre hardwares e gadgets. No Adrenaline é responsável por análises e artigos de processadores, placas de vídeo, placas-mãe, ssds, memórias, coolers entre outros componentes.

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