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AMD release Catalyst 11.4 drivers

AMD release Catalyst 11.4 driver

| Video Cards News | Posted: Apr 28, 2011 1:52 am

AMD have released the Catalyst 11.4 drivers for Windows with various enhancements and issues resolved. First up AMD have included enhancements to the AMD VISION Engine Control Center / AMD Catalyst Control Center with new task-based Display Management controls (which is meant to simplify the configuration of displays and display settings), a new Eyefinity setup group and AMD Catalyst update notification.

 

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There are various performance gains, which aren't too bad at all:

 

The AMD Radeon HD 6900 Series and AMD Radeon HD 6800 Series of products will see the following performance gains:

Call of Duty Black Ops - gains of up to 15% with Anti-Aliasing and Anisotropic Filtering on single GPU configurations
Battleforge - gains of up to 15% with Anti-Aliasing and Anisotropic Filtering on single and multiple GPU configurations
Batman Arkham Asylum - gains of up to 20% with Anti-Aliasing and Anisotropic Filtering on single and multiple GPU configurations
Aliens vs. Predator - gains of up to 8% with Anti-Aliasing and Anisotropic Filtering on single and multiple GPU configurations
Civilization 5 - gains of up to 15% on single and multiple GPU configurations
Far Cry 2 - gains of up to 6% on single and multiple GPU configurations
Just Cause 2 - gains of up to 9% on single and multiple GPU configurations
Lost Planet 2 - gains of up to 10% on single and multiple GPU configurations

 

As for resolved issues, we have:

The GPU no longer shows high GPU usage after when running Firefox 4 with hardware acceleration enabled.
Bioshock no longer displays random tearing and screen corruption with Vsync and MLAA enabled.
Water textures no longer flicker in Two Worlds II in Crossfire mode.
Bulletstorm lightshafts no longer appear broken when running on a HD 6970 series product.
Bulletstorm no longer displays random texture corruption when running in Crossfire mode.
FI 2010 no longer slows down intermittently when in Crossfire mode.
PowerDVD no longer crashes if Crossfire is enabled / disabled during playback of a BD title.
Running the Heaven benchmark no longer displays graphics corruption during DirectX 11 tests.

 

Grab them here!

 

NEWS SOURCES:Support.amd.com

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