Luego de 2 semanas del lanzamiento de los controladores Catalyst 13.11 Beta V9.5, AMD libero sus esperados controladores Catalyst 13.12 WHQL.

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Catalyst 13.12 WHQL son los primeros controladores certificados para los GPUs Radeon R9 290X “Hawaii XT” y Radeon R9 290 “Hawaii Pro” (también son compatibles con los GPUs Radeon HD 5000 Series “Evergreen” y superiores). Ademas traen consigo mejoras de rendimiento, mejoras de Frame pacing  y corrección de errores. 

Entre los cambios tenemos:

FEATURE HIGHLIGHTS OF AMD CATALYST™ 13.12

  • ​Support for the following new products:
    • AMD Radeon™ R9 290, 280, and 270 Series
    • AMD Radeon™ R7 260, 250, and 240 Series
  • ​Improved AMD CrossFire™​ scaling for the following game titles:
    • Call of Duty®: Ghosts (multiplayer component)
    • Splinter Cell Blacklist
    • Saints Row 4
    • Metro Last Light
  • ​New AMD Enduro™ Technology profiles for the following game titles:
    • ​XCOM: Enemy Unknown
    • Need for Speed Rivals
    • Total War™​: Rome 2
    • Battlefield 4
    • Saints Row 4
    • Splinter Cell Blacklist
    • FIFA 14
  • ​Support For AMD CrossFire frame pacing
    • Frame pacing ensures that frames rendered across multiple GPUs in an AMD CrossFire configuration will be displayed at an even and regular pace
    • Frame pacing is enabled through the AMD Catalyst Control Center, or on a per application basis
    • Frame pacing is supported on DirectX® 10 and DirectX 11 applications using resolutions up to (and including) 2560×1600 on a single display
 

RESOLVED ISSUES

  • ​​​May resolve intermittent black screens or display loss observed on some AMD Radeon™ R9 290X and AMD Radeon R9 290 graphics cards
  • Resolves intermittent crashes seen in legacy DirectX® 9 applications
  • AMD Radeon™ R9 290 Series – Power Tune update to reduce variance of fan speed / RPM
  • PCI-E bus speed is no longer set to x1 on the secondary GPU when running in an AMD CrossFire configuration
  • Resolves incorrect HDMI Audio Driver information being listed in the AMD Catalyst Control Center
  • Resolves AMD Steady Video option being grayed out in the AMD Catalyst Control Center
  • Resolves intermittent flickering seen on some AMD Radeon R9 270X graphics cards
  • Resolves graphics corruption issues found in Starcraft®​
  • Resolves image corruption seen in Autodesk Investor 2014
  • Resolves flickering water corruption found in World of Warcraft®​
  • Resolves intermittent black screen when resuming from a S3/S4 sleep-state if the display is unplugged during the sleep-state on systems supporting AMD Enduro™ Technology
  • Resolves intermittent crashes experienced with Battlefield 4 on Windows 8 based systems
  • Resolves the display turning green when using Windows Media Player to view HD .avi format video in an extended desktop configuration
  • Resolves Metro applications experiencing frame drops during playback of interlaced video content
  • Resolves video playback corruption of .wmv format files in Windows Media Player

Descarga Catalyst 13.12:

Catalyst 13.12 WHQL Chipset Driver

Junto a los controladores gráficos, AMD también ha actualizado su controladores para chipset AMD 700/800/900 series y los chipset para sus APU (FCH), incluyendo controladores para configuraciones RAID. Pueden actualizar los controladores para estas plataformas descargando el paquete desde este enlace: