Saturday February 01, 2014

AMD Catalyst 14.1 Beta Now Available

The folks at AMD sent work that the new Catalyst 14.1 beta drivers are now available. Those of you hoping for Mantel support will want to read this:

  • Known issue of AMD Catalyst 14.1 Beta: Mantle performance for the AMD Radeonآ™ HD 7000/HD 8000 Series GPUs and AMD Radeonآ™ R9 280X and R9 270X GPUs will be optimized for BattleField 4آ™ in future AMD Catalystآ™ releases. These products will see limited gains in BattleField 4آ™ and AMD is currently investigating optimizations for them.

  • Multi-GPU support under DirectXآ® and Mantle will be added to StarSwarm in a future application patch. Intermittent stuttering or stability issues may occur when utilizing Mantle with AMD CrossFireآ™ technology in BattleField 4. A future AMD Catalyst release will resolve these issues.

  • Intermittent stuttering or stability issues may occur when utilizing Mantle with AMD CrossFireآ™ technology in BattleField 4آ™ - AMD recommends using the DirectX code path when playing Battlefield 4 with multiple GPUs. A future AMD Catalyst release will resolve these issues.

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