I have an old hd 6850 toxic, should i update to 16.2.1 crimson beta or stick to catalyst? (15.7.1)
Unless there are specific issues that you are experiencing that have been fixed in 16.2.1, there is no reason to update.
I would recommend staying with what you have if you aren't experiencing any issues. On the other hand, there's nothing wrong with giving the 16.2.1 a shot...you might like the newer control panel.
so.. the only differences between the crimson beta and the 15.7.1 catalyst are just the new ui and bug fixes? are there any performance improvements?
There are unlikely to be any performance enhancement for older cards. The best way to find out would be to read the Release Notes for the driver releases.
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