AMD Catalyst 15.10 Beta Driver Available, Brings DX12 Optimizations For “Ashes of the Singularity”

AMD has released a new beta driver for its graphics cards. According to its release notes, the AMD Catalyst 15.10 Beta driver comes with DirectX 12 quality and performance optimization for Ashes of the Singularity.

Those interested can download this new driver from here.

And here are its release notes:

Highlights of AMD Catalyst™ 15.10 Beta Windows Driver

Performance Optimizations

    • Ashes of the Singularity™ –  DirectX® 12 Quality and Performance optimizations

Resolved Issues:

    • [77786] Video playback of MPEG2 video fails with a playback error/error code message
    • [77754] A TDR error or crash is experienced when running the Unreal Engine 4 DirectX® benchmark
    • [77073] Star Wars™: Battlefront is able to use high performance graphics when launched on mobile devices with switchable graphics
    • [76930] Intermittent playback issues with Cyberlink PowerDVD when connecting to a 3D display with an HDMI™ cable
    • [59403] Ashes of the Singularity™ – A ‘Driver has stopped responding’ error may be experienced in DirectX® 12 mode
    • [58435] Driver installation may halt on some configurations
    • [76924] A TDR error may be experienced while toggling between minimized and maximized mode while viewing 4K YouTube content

Known Issues:

    • [77970] Ashes of the Singularity™ may crash on some AMD 300 series GPUs
    • [59528] Core clock fluctuations may be experienced when FreeSync™ and FRTC are both enabled on some AMD CrossFire™systems
    • [58233] Ashes of the Singularity™ may fail to launch on some GPUs with 2GB Video Memory. AMD continues to work with Stardock to resolve the issue. In the meantime, deleting the game config file helps resolve the issue
    • [77255] The secondary display adapter is missing in the Device Manager and the AMD Catalyst™ Control Center after installing the driver on a Microsoft® Windows® 8.1 system
    • [59475] Elite: Dangerous – poor performance may be experienced in SuperCruise mode
    • [59792] A black screen may be encountered on bootup on Windows® 10 systems. The system will ultimately continue to the Windows login screen

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