Catalyst 14.1

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Catalyst 14.1 BETA para Windows
Catalyst 14.1 BETA para Linux

A AMD lançou o primeiro pacote de drivers de 2014, trazendo suporte a uma importante tecnologia que promete melhorar bastante o desempenho de diversas de suas placas de vídeo, trata-se da tecnologia Mantle.

Abaixo todas as novidades da nova versão do pacote de drivers da empresa: 

Instalando os drivers AMD Catalyst
O driver instalado no sistema deve ser removido antes da atualização para o AMD Catalyst™ 14.1 Beta driver.

Destaques dos drivers AMD Catalyst™ 14.1 Beta para Windows
Support for the following new AMD Desktop APU (Accelerated Processors) products:
- AMD A10-7850K
- AMD A10-7700K

Mantle Beta driver
- AMD's Mantle is a groundbreaking graphics API that promises to transform the world of game development to help bring better, faster games to the PC
- Performance gain of up to 45%(versus the DirectX version) for Battlefield 4 on the R9 290 Series
- Performance gain of up to 200% (versus the DirectX version) for Star Swarm on the R9 290 Series
   - AMD Catalyst 14.1 Beta must be used in conjunction with versions of these applications that support Mantle
   - It is expected that these applications will have future updates to support additional AMD Mantle features

- AMD Mantle Beta driver is currently supported on:
   - AMD Radeon™ R9 Series GPUs
   - AMD Radeon™ R7 Series GPUs
   - AMD Radeon™ HD 7000 Series GPUs
   - AMD Radeon™ HD 8000 Series GPUs
   - AMD A10-7000 Series and AMD A8-7000 Series APUs

- For additional details please see the AMD Mantle Technology FAQ on amd.com
- Enhanced AMD CrossFire frame pacing – Support for 4K panel and Eyefinity non-XDMA CrossFire solutions (including the AMD Radeon R9 280, 270 Series, 7900 Series,  7800 Series) and Dual Graphics configurations
   - Frame pacing ensures that frames rendered across multiple GPUs in an AMD CrossFire configuration will be displayed at an even and regular pace
   - Supported on 4K panels and Eyefinity configurations
   - Supported on AMD Dual Graphics configurations
   - Supported on DirectX® 10 and DirectX 11 applications

Problemas em destaque resolvidos com o AMD Catalyst 14.1 Beta
- Resolves ground texture flickering seen in Total War: Rome 2 with high settings (and below) set in game
- Resolves flickering texture corruption when playing Call of Duty: Ghosts (multi-player) in the space station level

Problema resolvidos
- Ground texture flickering seen in Total War: Rome 2 with high settings (and below) set in game
- Flickering texture corruption when playing Call of Duty: Ghosts (multi-player) in the space station level
- Blu-ray playback using PowerDVD black screen on extended mode
- Streaming VUDU HD/HDX content on Sharp PN-K321 (DP) causes the right-side half to flicker in and out
- Black screen happened after wake up the monitor
- Full screen issue at rotation in DX9 mode
- Video window black screen when using Samsung Kies to play video
- Crysis2 negative scaling in outdoor scene
- Crysis2 has insufficient CrossFire scaling in some scene
- Red Faction: The game has no or negative crossfire scaling with DX9 and DX11
- Age of Conan has corruption and performance issues with crossfire enabled
- Company of Heroes shadows are corrupted when using crossfire
- Resident Evil5 's performance is unstable when display mode set to Window mode
- Total War: Shogun 2 flickering menu/text
- Frame rate drop when disabling post-processing in 3DMark06
- Negative Crossfire scaling with game "The Secret World" in DX11 mode
- F1 2012 Crashes to desktop
- Tomb Raider Hair Simulation Stutters on CFX
- Negative CrossFire scaling experienced in Call of Duty
- Battlefield 3 performance drop on Haswell systems
- Choppy video playback on 4k Video
- VSync ON Tearing with 2x1 Eyefinity SLS CrossFire
- Far Cry 3 - Game flickering while changing resolutions
- Display corruption and BSOD occurs when extending a display after disabling Multiple GPU SLS array
- Flickering seen when enable three 4kx2k panels at the same time
- No Video, just a black screen when setting Chrome to run in "High Performance" when playing certain video clips
- Image crashed on Starcraft game 

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Problemas conhecidos não resolvidos
- Mantle performance for the AMD Radeon™ HD 7000/HD 8000 Series GPUs and AMD Radeon™ R9 280X and R9 270X GPUs will be optimized for BattleField 4™ in future AMD Catalyst™ releases. These products will see limited gains in BattleField 4™ and AMD is currently investigating optimizations for them.
- Multi-GPU support under DirectX® and Mantle will be added to StarSwarm in a future application patch
- Intermittent stuttering or stability issues may occur when utilizing Mantle with AMD CrossFire™ technology in BattleField 4™ - AMD recommends using the DirectX code path when playing Battlefield 4 with multiple GPUs.   A future AMD Catalyst release will resolve these issues
- Notebooks based on AMD Enduro or PowerXpress™ technologies are currently not supported by the Mantle codepath in Battlefield 4™
- AMD Eyefinity configurations utilizing portrait display orientations are currently not supported by the Mantle codepath in Battlefield 4™
- AMD Eyefinity technology is not currently supported in the Star Swarm application
- AMD testing for the AMD Catalyst™ 14.1 Beta Mantle driver has been concentrated on the following products: AMD Radeon™ R9 290X, R9 290, R9 280, R9 270, R7 260X, R7 260, HD 7000 Series, HD 8000 Series, A10-7850K and A10-7700K. Future AMD Catalyst™ releases will include full test coverage for all AMD products supported by Mantle.
- Graphics hardware in the AMD A10-7850K and A10-7700K may override the presence of a discrete GPU under the Mantle code path in Battlefield 4™
- Frame Pacing for Dual Graphics and non-XDMA configurations above 2560x1600 do not currently work with Battlefield 3 and Battlefield 4.   An upcoming release will enable support
- DX9 Dual graphics is not supported in AMD Catalyst 14.1 Beta.   An upcoming release will enable support

Para ver se seu hardware é compatível com essa versão dos drivers da AMD, clique aqui e role até o final da pÁgina. 

Compatível com as seguintes versões do Windows:
- Windows 8.1 (32 & 64-bit)
- Windows 8 (32 & 64-bit)
- Windows 7 (32 & 64-bit com SP1 ou superior)

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    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.