Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Thursday June 28, 2012

AMD Catalyst 12.6 and the AMD Catalyst 12.7 Beta

The folks at AMD just sent word that the new Catalyst 12.6 (WHQL) and the AMD Catalyst 12.7 Beta drivers are now available as is the new 12.7 CAP. Hit the link for the complete list features, fixes and performance enhancements.

  • AMD Radeon HD 7900, AMD Radeon HD 7800 Tri-CrossFire configurations + Eyefinity no longer results in a BSOD when launching a DirectX application

  • AMD Radeon HD 7900, AMD Radeon HD 7800 Eyefinity/Multiple Display configurations no longer results in a BSOD when using desktop applications

  • AMD Catalyst 12.6 includes some additional fixes(not found in the AMD Catalyst 12.6 Beta) for the AMD Radeonآ™ HD 7900, AMD Radeon HD 7800, and AMD Radeon HD 7700 graphics cards for issues related to the GPU hanging when the system goes to sleep. Please ensure that your System BIOS is up to date. Some occurrences of this issue may be related to outdated System BIOS.

  • Resolves CrossFire scaling issues seen in AMD Catalyst 12.4 with Elder Scrolls: Skyrim CrossFire آ• AMD Catalyst Control Center آ– Overdrive page is no longer intermittently missing

  • AMD Catalyst Control Center آ– GPU Activity gauge is no longer missing

  • AMD Radeon HD 7900 CrossFire Configuration آ– no longer results in system hang after cinematic in Call Of Duty: Black Ops

  • Heroes and Generals: Blocky corruption in scenes with smoke effects when run in DirectX 11 mode are no longer experienced.

  • Dirt Showdown: Improves scaling for CrossFire configurations using the AMD Radeon HD 6000 Series

  • HDMI audio is no longer disabled if the connected HDTV is powered Off/On.

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