AMD has released a new beta driver for its graphics cards. According to the changelog, the sixth beta version of AMD’s Catalyst 13.2 resolves minor anti-aliasing corruption seen in Crysis 3 and improves Hitman Absolution Crossfire scaling. Moreover, AMD users have been reporting gains on various games and on Unigine’s latest benchmark tool, the Valley, so be sure to upgrade if you want to benefit from these gains.
Those interested can download AMD’s Catalyst 13.2 Beta 6 from here.
And here is the changelog for these new drivers:
FEATURE HIGHLIGHTS OF THE AMD CATALYST 13.2 BETA 6 DRIVER
(Please note that AMD Catalyst 13.2 Beta 6 includes all of the fixes found in previous versions of AMD Catalyst 13.2 Beta)
-Resolves minor anti-aliasing corruption seen in Crysis 3
-Improves Hitman Absolution Crossfire scaling
FEATURE HIGHLIGHTS OF THE AMD CATALYST 13.2 BETA 5 DRIVER
(Please note that AMD Catalyst 13.2 Beta 5 includes all of the fixes found in previous versions of AMD Catalyst 13.2 Beta)
-Crysis 3 multi-player Beta: Improves CrossFire scaling by up to 40%
-Far Cry 3: Improves performance up to 10% at 2560×1600 with 8xAA
-New 3D Mark release: Adds CrossFire profile support for the new 3D Mark release under Windows 8
FEATURE HIGHLIGHTS OF THE AMD CATALYST 13.2 BETA 4 DRIVER
(Please note that AMD Catalyst 13.2 Beta 4 includes all of the fixes found in previous versions of AMD Catalyst 13.2 Beta)
-Improves performance in the Crysis 3 Multi-Player Beta by up to 50% when 4x and 8x MSAA are enabled.
AMD Catalyst 13.2 Beta 3 is now available, and includes the following updates:
-Improves performance up to 15% in high MSAA cases for the Crysis 3 beta release
-Significantly improves latency performance in Skyrim, Boderlands 2, and Guild Wars 2
-Improves single GPU performance up to 50% for DmC Devil May Cry
-Improves CrossFire performance up to 10% for Crysis 2
-Resolves Texture flickering seen in DirectX9.0c applications.
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