AMD Catalyst 15.7.1 Driver Released – Official Driver For Win10, Offers Full DX12 & WDDM 2.0 Support

AMD has also released a new driver for its graphics cards that supports Microsoft’s Windows 10. According to the red team, the AMD Catalyst 15.7.1 driver offers full WDDM 2.0 and DirectX 12 support which is available on all AMD Graphics Core Next (GCN) products, – AMD Radeon HD 7000 and newer graphics products.

Those interested can download this new driver from here.

And here are the key features of this brand new AMD driver:

Highlights of the AMD Catalyst 15.7.1 Windows Driver

Windows 10 Support

This driver provides support for Windows® 10 as well as full WDDM 2.0 and DirectX® 12 support which is available on all AMD Graphics Core Next (GCN) products, – AMD Radeon™ HD 7000 and newer graphics products.

Performance Optimizations

Counter-Strike® : Global Offensive – Profile change to reduce Flip Queue Size – improves the latest positional information from the keyboard and mouse.

Resolved Issues:

[421165] Battlefield™ Hardline becomes unresponsive after toggling the in-game Vsync option.
[422261] Mantle based application may crash when system is woken from sleep mode
[422291] Battlefield™ 4 may crash if run in Mantle mode with AMD Crossfire™ enabled
[422273] A crash may be experienced on some AMD Radeon™ R9 300 series products while running the Unigene benchmark
[422249] A ‘missing Dll’ error message may be experienced while doing an express uninstall of the current driver
[421444] Transcoded clips may fail to play on some Drag and Drop devices
[422853] Some systems experience a minor performance drop from 15.15 to 15.20 in The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt with HairWorks enabled
[422800] Some “Kaveri” APU-based systems may experience minor performance drop on PCMark8® Video Group Chat & Casual Gaming tests
[422797] Display profiles are not retained after driver upgrade from 14.502 to 15.20
[422249] DLL missing popup message may be encountered when performing an express uninstall of the display driver. This will not impact the uninstall process
[422342] Cyberlink PowerDVD plays 3D content in 2D mode
[421570] Audio driver is banged out for non-primary ASIC after enabling CF and rebooting system
[422675] Intermittent BSOD occurs when launching a race in Dirt Rally™
[422621] With quad AMD CrossFire™ mode enabled, TDR or blank display occurs when launching DirectX® 9 application in full screen
[419871] BSOD observed when performing an express uninstall of the display driver in 4K resolution
[422671] Flickering corruption may occur in Dirt Rally™ with Advanced Blending enabled
[422672] Flickering corruption may occur in Dirt Rally™ when changing settings during gameplay
[422056] 3DMark Farandole may crash when AMD Mantle is selected from the test suite

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