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Latest AMD Catalyst Graphics Driver for Windows 8

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    Latest AMD Catalyst Graphics Driver for Windows 8


    Latest AMD Crimson Video Driver Released

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    information   Information
    WHQL
    Release Date: July 28th 2016
    Driver Version: 16.7.3 (16.30.2311)

    AMD CCC WHQL Video Driver Download Link

    Release Notes

    Note   Note
    Compatible Operating Systems

    • Windows 10 (32 & 64-bit)
    • Windows 8.1 (32 & 64-bit)
    • Windows 7 (32 & 64-bit version with SP1 or higher)

    Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.7.3 Highlights
    • Performance Improvements:
      • Rise of the Tomb Raider™ performance increase up to 10% versus Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.7.2 on Radeon™ RX 480 graphics(1)

    Fixed Issues
    • Overwatch™ may experience an application crash on some Radeon™ RX 480 configurations when using AMD Crossfire mode.
    • Vulkan™ information in the Radeon Settings software information tab may display an incorrect version.
    • Radeon WattMan may retain settings of an overclock after it has failed. If you have failed an overclock with a system hang or reboot.
    • Hitman™ may experience graphical corruption when the game is set to use DirectX®12 API and using zoom with weapons.
    • Total War™: Warhammer may experience minor graphical corruption in some map textures on AMD Radeon R9 380.
    • Flickering may be observed in Rise of the Tomb Raider™ on some AMD Crossfire configurations using the DirectX®11 API.
    • Changing settings in Dragon Age Inquisition™ with the Mantle API may result in an application crash or driver recovery.
    • DiRT™ Rally may experience flickering terrain in some races when the advanced blending option is enabled in the games settings page.
    • Display may exhibit a minor flicker on Radeon RX 480 when Freesync is enabled on a games launch or exit.
    • Shadows may experience rendering issues in DOTA2™ when using the Vulkan™ API.
    • Textures may experience holes or gaps in DOOM™ when using the OpenGL API and three display AMD Eyefinity configurations.
    • Need for Speed™ may experience flickering on some light sources in AMD Crossfire mode.
    • Performing a task switch with two cloned displays during full screen gaming may cause flickering on the extended display.

    Known Issues
    • A few game titles may fail to launch or crash if the AMD Gaming Evolved overlay is enabled. A temporary workaround is to disable the AMD Gaming Evolved "In Game Overlay".
    • DOTA2™ may experience an application hang when using the Vulkan™ API and changing resolution or game/quality settings.
    • DiRT™ Rally may experience rain drop flickering in some races when using AMD Crossfire mode.
    • Displays may fail to revert to previous configuration on exit when using a profiled application launched with Radeon Settings and "Launch with AMD Eyefinity" toggled on.
    • Assassin's Creed® Syndicate may experience a game crash or hang when in game settings are set to high or greater.
    • Low frame rate or stutter may be experienced Wolfenstein®: The Old Blood™ on Radeon™ RX 480.
    • Radeon RX 480 graphics may experience minor flickering in SteamVR benchmark when using AMD Crossfire mode.
    • Corruption may be experienced in Rise of the Tomb Raider using the DirectX®12 API on some Hybrid Graphics configurations when performing a task switch.
    • Shader Cache may remain be enabled when set to "off" in Radeon Settings on some Hybrid Graphics configurations.
    • Radeon RX 480 graphics may experience intermittent stuttering in The Division™ when high game settings are used and vsync is enabled.
    • Battlefield™ 4 may experience intermittent crashes when using Mantle. As a work around users are suggested to switch to DirectX®11.
    • Creating two or three display portrait Eyefinity groups in Radeon Settings "quick setup" and then clicking "arranging displays" may cause an error.
    • Radeon Pro Duo may experience a black screen in Total War™: Warhammer with the games API set to DirectX®12 and V-Sync enabled.
    • World of Tanks™ may experience stuttering after performing a task switch in AMD Crossfire mode.
    • Rocket League™ may experience flickering when in AMD Crossfire mode.
    • DOTA2™ may experience lower than expected performance when in AMD Crossfire mode.
    • Ashes of the Singularity™ may experience an application crash with "crazy" in game settings and Multi-GPU enabled.

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  2. #2


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


    Update my driver today with this package and works fine. Be aware that Windows Update will try and install the old driver.

    Jim
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    Windows 8 Release Preview


    Thanks!
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  4. #4


    Posts : 138
    Windows 8 CP x64


    Has anyone tried this for AMD Switchable Graphics (e.g. Intel HD Graphics 3000 + AMD Radeon HD 6700M) on Windows 8 Release Preview x64 (Build 8400)?

    I am aware of Leshcat's drivers, but they are only built for Windows 7 and below.

    If anyone has this working (without setting the PC's BIOS to Fixed Mode, but rather, using Dynamic Mode with AMD's Win8 Catalyst Control Center), please post the installation steps + drivers + versions used.

    Thanks much,

    A.
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  5. #5


    Turkiye
    Posts : 7
    Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows 8 RP


    I have problem on ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5470. I get BlueScreen when i try install drivers from Catalyst Installer or Device Manager. I tried installing old (Consumer Preview or Win 7 12.6 Beta, 12.4, 12.2) driver but then i can not switch to AMD 5470 from AMD 4250. I see code 10 error on properties of 5470 in Device Manager. I am using Power Saving GPU now and waiting for a solution on internet
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    Am I int the right place?
    Helsinki
    Posts : 340
    Windows 7 x64 Home Premium / Commodore OS Vision / Windows 8 Release preview


    Sorry for waking up this a week old topic, but just asking: Is that AMD's driver for windows 8 a complete one, or just a small compatibility conversion to 8, since the conversion didn't work with accelerated OpenGL mode (and that's why i had to downgrade back to 7)
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  7. #7


    Australia
    Posts : 57
    Windows 10 & 8.1 64-bit, Kubuntu


    WDDM1.2 is awful on my system (Radeon HD5770).
    Text in all applications is blurry with ghosting etc.
    I have tried everything suggested on the forums but the problem persists.
    I can understand WDDM1.1 being a bit buggy, but AMD have had plenty of time to fix those issues.
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  8. #8


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    Windows 8 Release Preview 64 Build 8400


    Have you guys tried running Cyberlink PowerDVD 12 or WinDVD Pro 11 or Truetheater using AMD graphics cards? Know any driver version that would allow me to use these softwares?

    Tried running these same apps using Intel HD 3000 and it would load up correctly
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  9. #9


    Posts : 3
    windows 7


    is ati hd 4650 supported??????
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  10. #10


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


    Quote Originally Posted by Assassino View Post
    is ati hd 4650 supported??????
    The Preview drivers are for HD5000 and up. AMD has split their drivers for Windows 7 also with one driver for HD 5000 and up and another for the older versions. Windows 8 drivers for you card should be coming out as RTM is released to the public but don't know when.

    Jim
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