AMD Catalyst 15.7 WHQL Driver Released, Includes CrossFire Profile Enhancements For Lots Of Triple-A Games

AMD has released a new driver for its graphics cards. According to its release notes, this driver comes with Performance Optimizations versus AMD Catalyst Omega, AMD FreeSync support, and AMD CrossFire Profile Enhancements for a lot of triple-A games.

Those interested can download this new driver from the following links:

Windows 10 64-bit
Windows 8.1 64-bit
Windows 7 64-bit

And here are its release notes:

Compatible Operating Systems:

Windows 10 (32 & 64-bit), Windows 8.1 (32 & 64-bit) and Windows 7 SP1 or higher (32 & 64-bit)

Included Highlights:

-Windows 10 Technical Preview Support
-Virtual Super Resolution (VSR)
-Frame Rate Target Control (FRTC)
-Performance Optimizations versus AMD Catalyst Omega
-AMD FreeSync and AMD CrossFire Support
-AMD CrossFire Profile Enhancements for the following games:
-Battlefield: Hardline
-Far Cry 4
-Lords of the Fallen
-Project CARS
-Total War: Attila
-Alien: Isolation
-Assassin’s Creed Unity
-Civilization: Beyond Earth
– FIFA 2015
-GRID Autosport
-Ryse: Son of Rome
-Talos Principle
-The Crew 
-Grand Theft Auto V
-Dying Light
-The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

Resolved Issues:

  • [413076] Second Life – Avatar rendering is corrupted when hardware skinning is enabled
  • 414307] Star Trek Online – Block corruption is observed if MSAA is enabled
  • [412702] A black screen is observed when setting up a 3×1 SLS with 3 HDMI monitors
  • [411847 ] Leadwerks : A crash is observed with a “Pure Virtual Call” error message
  • [410367] System black hangs/BSOD upon resuming from S3/S4 sleep on AMD Radeon™ R9 285 configured in AMD CrossFire™ mode
  • [410293] With AMD CrossFire™ enabled, Timeout Detection Recovery (TDR) occurs during actual gameplay when YouTube Mix moves to the next song in Firefox®
  • [407622] Screen tearing on enabling VSync with Alien: Isolation game
  • [407175] AMD Catalyst™ Control Center Video Quality settings may not be available or retained if the “Enforce Smooth Video Playback” option is not selected on some AMD Radeon™ HD Series graphics adapters.
  • [410398] A black screen may be experienced when attempting to enable Eyefinity after changing the display mode (Portrait, Landscape)
  • [410391] Primary display may not be retained after disabling AMD CrossFire™ while in AMD Eyefinity mode
  • [409705] Enabling or disabling AMD CrossFire™ may lead to one side of the 4K MST display being shown as black
  • [410393] Minor stuttering may be seen in Dragon Age Inquisition on Single and Multi GPU configurations

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