AMD released yesterday a performance driver that is based on the Catalyst 11.11. This new driver is compatible with the AMD Radeon HD 6000 Series and 5000 series and brings gains in Batman: Arkham City, Skyrim and RAGE. Therefore, make sure to download and install it if you are playing these games. Catalyst 11.11a also comes with some fixes for Battlefield 3. Those interested can download this driver from here. The entire changelog is available after the jump.
AMD Catalyst 11.11a Changelog:
Batman Arkham City
-improves DirectX 11 performance for single GPU and CrossFireX configurations
-Delivers AMD CrossfireX performance scaling
-Resolves a number of image / stability issues seen with the title:
-Fix geometry corruption, sometimes seen in Bash TV entrance
-Fix issues with Low-memory conditions on 32bit systems.
-Fix issue with extreme corruption with missing textures on 32bit systems.
-Fix memory leaks when deleting/reusing sync objects.
-Fix hitching and pausing, especially noticeable on some Quad Core systems when doing races and Stanley Express runs.
-Fix some missing shadows
Elder Scrolls Skyrim
-Improves performance on single GPU configurations
-Resolve corruption seen when enabling Multi-Sample Anti-Aliasing on the AMD Radeon HD 6970 Series
-Resolves intermittent corruption seen when playing the game at specific camera angles
This article applies to the following configuration(s):
-Batman Arkham City
-Elder Scrolls : Skyrim
-AMD Radeon HD 6000 Series
-AMD Radeon HD 5000 Series
-Windows 7 32-bit Edition
-Windows 7 64-bit Edition
-Windows XP 32-bit Edition