Package contains the following graphics drivers and dependent/required software for the products specified in the current version’s official release notes for the 32 bit , 64 bit version of Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 8.1:
This article provides information on the latest posting of the AMD Catalyst™ Software Suite, AMD Catalyst™ 14.4.
This particular software suite updates the AMD Catalyst Display Driver and the AMD Catalyst Control Center / AMD Vision Engine Control Center. This unified driver has been updated, and is designed to provide enhanced performance and reliability.
The AMD Catalyst™ Software Suite, AMD Catalyst™ 14.4 contains the following:
AMD Catalyst™ Display Driver version 14.10.1006
AMD Catalyst™ Control Center (version 14.10.1006)
Highlights of AMD Catalyst™ 14.4 Windows Driver
Support for the AMD Radeon R9 295X
CrossFire fixes enhancements:
Crysis 3 – frame pacing improvements
Far Cry 3 – 3 and 4 GPU performance improvements at high quality settings, high resolution settings
Anno 2070 – Improved CrossFire scaling up to 34%
Titanfall – Resolved in game flickering with CrossFire enabled
Metro Last Light – Improved Crossfire scaling up to 10%
Eyefinity 3×1 (with three 4K panels) no longer cuts off portions of the application
Stuttering has been improved in certain applications when selecting mid-Eyefinity resolutions with V-sync Enabled
Full support for OpenGL 4.4
OpenGL 4.4 supports the following extensions:
Mantle beta driver improvements:
BattleField 4: Performance slowdown is no longer seen when performing a task switch/Alt-tab
BattleField 4: Fuzzy images when playing in rotated SLS resolution with an A10 Kaveri system
System will TDR or BSOD when encoding with Power Director 11
Driver installation might result in a black screen when installing on a Dual AMD Radeon R9 295X configuration under Windows 8.1. The issue can be overcome by rebooting the PC; upon reboot the display driver will be installed. The remaining Catalyst components can then be installed.