AMD Catalyst 15.8 Beta Driver Available – Sports Performance Improvements For Batman: Arkham Knight

AMD has released a new beta driver for its graphics cards. According to the red team, the AMD Catalyst 15.8 Beta Driver comes with performance improvements for both Batman: Arkham Knight and Ashes of the Singularity.

Those interested can download this new driver from here.

And here are the key notes for the AMD Catalyst 15.8 beta driver:

Highlights of AMD Catalyst™ 15.8 Beta Windows Driver

    • This driver provides support for the Oculus 0.7 SDK on Windows 7, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10. More information on the Oculus 0.7 SDK can be found at the following link on the Oculus Developer site:

Performance Optimizations

    • Batman™: Arkham Knight – Performance and quality/stability updates
    • Ashes of the Singularity – Performance optimizations for DirectX® 12

Resolved Issues:

    • [424009] Adobe® Lightroom may crash if GPU rendering is enabled
    • [423336] Mouse cursor coordinates may be swapped on some 3×1 Eyefinity configurations
    • [421110] The Witcher® 3: Wild Hunt – Corruption may be observed when AA is enabled in AMD CrossFire™ mode
    • [424127] The Firefox browser may crash while opening multiple tabs (2 or more)
    • [425168] Anti Aliasing settings are not retained after Applying in the AMD Catalyst™ Control Center
    • [425156] System hangs when launching Call of Duty® – Modern Warfare 3 or Diablo™ III
    • [424776] Metal Gear Solid® : Ground Zero may crash when launched
    • [425421] Call Of Duty®: Black Ops III – texture corruption observed when launched in DirectX® 11 mode
    • [425452] Sword Coast Legends – FRTC settings are not activated in the game
    • [411945] Project CARS may experience corruption when AA is set to D2SM
    • [425382] A green screen may be observed on some “Llano”/”Ontario” APU’s when playing video under Windows 10
    • [424330] Watch Dogs™ may experience flickering / corruption after changing game resolution
    • [425440] AMD HDMI® Audio is disabled after driver installation
    • [423013] F1 2015™ may experience flickering during gameplay or in game benchmarking
    • [422551] Call of Duty® – Advanced Warfare may freeze randomly when run in Quad CrossFire mode
    • [424168] Text corruption observed when using Windows 10 Mapp application
    • [424222] System may hang when installing the driver on a Windows 10 system with 2 or more GPUs
    • [424710] “Device being used by another application” error is displayed when attempting audio playback on Windows 7 systems

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