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AMD Catalyst™ Drivers Windows® 8 Consumer Preview

  1. #1

    Bay Area
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    Windows 7 Home Premium x64

    AMD Catalyst™ Drivers Windows® 8 Consumer Preview

    Release Notes

    Note   Note

    The following section provides a summary of open issues that may be experienced under the Windows 8 operating system with the AMD Catalyst Driver for the Windows 8 Consumer Preview. These include:

    Graphics corruption may be intermittently experienced while running the Metro UI in High Performance mode.
    HDMI/DisplayPort audio may be unavailable when connected to an audio enabled display device.
    Bezel compensation may not function as expected.
    AMD Steady Video options may be missing on initial launch of the Vision Control Center.
    The AMD Overdrive option may be missing in some configurations.
    The list of supported HDTV modes may be incomplete or missing in some configurations.
    Random flickering and screen corruption may be observed while playing Dirt2 and F1 2010 in DirectX 11 mode.
    Random flickering and screen corruption may be observed while playing Just Cause 2 in DirectX 10 mode.
    Crysis 2 may experience corruption when run in DirectX 11 mode.
    F1 2010 may fail to launch when run in DirectX 9 mode.
    3D video playback may not be available while running PowerDVD 10.
    Flickering may be observed when playing World of Warcraft in HD3D using the Tridef® launcher.

    Note! This Driver is provided “AS IS” in accordance with the End User License Agreement.


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  2. #2

    I had problems and switch back to 12.1
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  3. #3

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    Windows 7 Pro x 2/Windows 10 Home/10 Pro/Windows 10 TP

    Never even thought there would be drivers for Win 8 consumer preview yet I just used the 12.2 preview drivers I was using on my HP Win 7 Ult for the W 8 CP on the other drive.
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  4. #4

    many people has trouble with it...

    anyone use it without problem ?
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  5. #5

    12.12 works fine, but it's still beta
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  6. #6

    Posts : 29
    Windows 7 Ultimate x64 and Windows 8 Enterprise N x64

    Works fine for me (though I don't get audio over HDMI which was noted).
    I have quite a few game that CTD on startup though
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  7. #7

    Covington, La
    Posts : 1,181
    Windows 7 HP 64bit, Windows 8.1 Pro w/Media Center 64BIT

    Looks like this driver is included with Windows 8. My card shows driver 8.93.7 dated 2/17. I wonder if this RC10 is the same or an update? I installed 12.2 but it did not replace the video driver so back to default and will see how it goes. So far all is great.

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  8. #8

    Posts : 9
    Windows 8

    I have a radeon hd 7770, only driver I have available to me is 12.2, for every os except windows 8, I have noticed an odd bug, windows 8 reports me my 2D performance of just a 2.5 even while saying 3D is many times higher

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  9. #9

    Posts : 12
    Windows 8 developer preview

    It's not support my card "ATI Mobility Radeon X2500 ",hix!
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  10. #10

    Posts : 60
    Windows 7 Professional x64

    Was able to get the catalyst installed fine, and Windows says my driver is up to date, but it also says my driver won't work with this version of Catalyst.
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