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AMD release yet a new driver, Catalyst 11.11b

AMD release Catalyst 11.11b driver package, includes improvements for Skyrim, RAGE, Battlefield 3

By Anthony Garreffa from Nov 28, 2011 @ 19:10 CST

AMD have obviously been very hard at work between gaming and working on new video cards, with the release of another driver in the form of Catalyst 11.11b performance driver.

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This driver brings some Crossfire performance scaling to Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim as well as a bunch of improvements to other gamers such as Batman: Arkham City, RAGE, Assassin's Creed: Revelations, and Battlefield 3. A full list of improvements is below:

Elder Scrolls Skyrim:

New in Catalyst 11.11b: Delivers AMD CrossFire performance scaling for AMD Radeon HD 6000 Series

AMD Radeon HD 5000 CrossFire support will be supported soon in an updated driver

Improves performance 2-7% on single GPU configurations

Resolve corruption seen when enabling Multi-Sample Anti-Aliasing on the AMD Radeon HD 6970 Series

Assassin's Creed: Revelations:

New in Catalyst 11.11b: Delivers AMD CrossFire performance scaling

Batman Arkham City:

Improves DirectX 11 performance for single GPU configurations

RAGE:

Delivers AMD CrossfireX performance scaling

Resolves a number of image / stability issues seen with the title:

Fix geometry corruption, sometimes seen in Bash TV entrance

Fix issues with Low-memory conditions on 32bit systems.

Fix issue with extreme corruption with missing textures on 32bit systems.

Fix memory leaks when deleting/reusing sync objects.

Fix hitching and pausing, especially noticeable on some Quad Core systems when doing races and Stanley Express runs.

Fix some missing shadows

Battlefield 3:

Resolves intermittent corruption seen when playing the game at specific camera angles

You can download the drivers here.

NEWS SOURCES:Blogs.amd.com


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