AMD release Catalyst 11.4 drivers

AMD release Catalyst 11.4 driver.

@anthony256
Published Wed, Apr 27 2011 8:52 PM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 12:31 PM CST
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.

AMD release Catalyst 11.4 drivers | TweakTown.com


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 SOURCE:support.amd.com

Anthony joined the TweakTown team in 2010 and has since reviewed 100s of graphics cards. Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games built around consoles. FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU tech is unwavering.

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