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List of supported graphics cards and driver versions

Question asked by atomic on Aug 26, 2016
Latest reply on Sep 2, 2016 by Lonesled

I'm trying to get started with GPU PerfStudio and unfortunately, I cannot find reliable information on which graphics cards and driver versions are supported.


I'm attempting to profile a DX11 game on the following system configuration:
HD 5550

Catalyst driver 15.7.1 (I also tried the latest Crimson beta driver, 16.2.1)

Windows 7 x64


When I attempt to fire up the Frame Profiler I get a dialog "Error: AMD Radeon Software version is unsupported. Please switch to a different version and try again." After unsuccessfully digging around on the AMD website I was unable to find any information about hardware and software requirements. In the help window under "Getting Started > Minimum System Specification" the server requirements are listed as:


  • Windows 7 or higher (32bit or 64bit)
  • Radeon HD 7000 Series or newer graphics card if you intend to use GPU Shader Analyzer
  • Radeon HD 5000 Series or newer graphics card if you are NOT using GPU Shader Analyzer
  • Latest Public Catalyst Drivers


This would appear to be either incorrect or incomplete and makes for a rather frustrating initial experience.