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AMD Catalyst 15.7 Driver is available now!

Discussion created by amdmatt Employee on Jul 8, 2015
Latest reply on Mar 3, 2016 by theriaya

Hello everyone,

 

Click here to download the driver.

 

Highlights of the Driver:

 

Windows 10 Technical Preview Support:

  • This driver provides full WDDM 2.0 support for Windows® 10 Technical Preview and DirectX® 12 on all Graphics Core Next (GCN) supported products - AMD Radeon HD 7000 and newer graphics products. Official driver support for AMD products will be available when Microsoft® launches Windows® 10 on July 29th, 2015.
  • NOTE:  To ensure stability, users should upgrade to the latest available Windows® 10 Technical Preview build provided by Microsoft® before installing AMD Catalyst™ 15.7.

 

Virtual Super Resolution (VSR):

  • VSR provides image quality enhancements to games and Windows desktop users by rendering images at a higher resolution and then down-scaling the same.

 

VSR support has now been extended to the following products:

AMD Radeon™ R9 Fury Series

AMD Radeon™ R9 280 Series

AMD Radeon™ R9 390 Series

AMD Radeon™ R9 270 Series

AMD Radeon™ R9 380 Series

AMD Radeon™ R7 260 Series

AMD Radeon™ R7 370 Series

AMD Radeon™ HD 7900 Series

AMD Radeon™ R7 360 Series

AMD Radeon™ HD 7800 Series

AMD Radeon™ R9 295X2

AMD Radeon™ HD 7790 Series

AMD Radeon™ R9 290 Series

Desktop A-Series 7400K APUs and above

 

Below is a list of supported resolutions:

Target Display Timing

Supported VSR Modes

1366 X 768 @ 60Hz

1600 X 900
1920 X 1080

1600 X 900 @ 60Hz

1920 X 1080

1920 X 1080 @ 60Hz

2560 X 1440
3200 X 1800
3840 X 2160 (AMD Radeon™ R9 285,
AMD Radeon™ R9 Fury Series)

1920 X 1200 @ 60Hz

2048 X 1536
2560 X 1600
3840 X 2400 (AMD Radeon™ R9 285,
AMD Radeon™ R9 Fury Series)

2560 X 1440 @ 60Hz

3200 X 1800

1920 X 1080 @ 120Hz

1920 X 1200 @ 120Hz
2048 X 1536 @ 120Hz

 

Frame Rate Target Control (FRTC):

  • FRTC allows the user to set a maximum frame rate when playing an application in full screen exclusive mode. This feature provides the following benefits:
    • Reduced GPU power consumption
    • Reduced system heat
    • Lower fan speeds and less noise

 

AMD Radeon™ R9 Fury Series

AMD Radeon™ R9 280 Series

AMD Radeon™ R9 390 Series

AMD Radeon™ R9 270 Series

AMD Radeon™ R9 380 Series

AMD Radeon™ R7 260 Series

AMD Radeon™ R7 370 Series

AMD Radeon™ HD 7900 Series

AMD Radeon™ R7 360 Series

AMD Radeon™ HD 7800 Series

AMD Radeon™ R9 295X2

AMD Radeon™ HD 7700 Series

AMD Radeon™ R9 290 Series

 

AMD FreeSync and AMD CrossFire™ Support:

  • AMD FreeSync and AMD CrossFire™ can now be used together in applications using DirectX® 10 or higher. Please note, this feature is currently not supported on systems configured in AMD Dual Graphics mode.

 

AMD CrossFire™ Profile Enhancements

AMD Catalyst™ 15.7 includes enhancement for the following games since AMD Catalyst™ Omega:

  • Battlefield: Hardline
  • Evolve
  • Far Cry® 4
  • Lords of the Fallen
  • Project CARS
  • Total War: Attila
  • Alien: Isolation™
  • Assassin's Creed® Unity
  • Civilization®: Beyond Earth™
  • FIFA 2015
  • GRID Autosport
  • Ryse: Son of Rome
  • Talos Principle
  • The Crew
  • Grand Theft Auto V
  • Dying Light
  • The Witcher® 3: Wild Hunt

 

Performance Optimizations versus AMD Catalyst™ Omega

Single GPU performance on Windows® 8.1 based system:

  • Up to 7% in Far Cry® 4 on AMD Radeon™ R7 and AMD Radeon™ R9 200 series and up
  • Up to 10% in Tomb Raider on AMD Radeon™ R7 and AMD Radeon™ R9 200 series and up

 

Please refer to the Release Notes for information regarding known and resolved issues, AMD CrossFire™ Profile enhancements for numerous games and to learn more about which graphics cards support VSR and FRTC.

 

For instructions on how to uninstall or install the AMD Catalyst™ Software Suite, you may refer to the following support resources:

 

How-To Uninstall AMD Catalyst™ Drivers From A Windows® Based System

How-To Install AMD Catalyst™ Drivers For A Windows® Based System

 

Please make sure to read the release notes to familiarize yourself with any known and resolved issues. Please use the Issue Reporting Form to report any bugs – Thank you!

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