AMD Catalyst 15.9 Beta Driver Is Out, Optimized For Star Wars: Battlefront Beta & Fable Legends

Now here is a nice surprise. AMD has released a new beta driver for its graphics cards that offers performance and quality optimization for both Star Wars: Battlefront’s Beta and Fable Legends’ DX12 Benchmark.

This obviously means that the Fable Legends: Benchmark will be released to the public really soon, so stay tuned for more.

Those interested can download this new driver from here.

And here is the changelog for the brand new AMD driver:

Highlights of AMD Catalyst 15.9 Beta Windows Driver

Performance Optimizations
-Star Wars: Battlefront Beta ***8208; Performance and quality optimizations Fable Legends : Includes the latest DirectX 12 optimizations for the Fable Legends: Benchmark.

Resolved Issues:
-Diablo 3 crashes in the Act 2 Desolate Sands area of the game
-The AMD Catalyst Control Center ‘update’ option fails to download the latest driver
-Dragon Age: Inquisition may crash if launched in Mantle mode
-The DirectX® Diagnostic tool does not report DirectX® 12 available on supported products
-World of Warships may crash on some AMD Radeon HD5000 and HD6000 series products
-Assassin’s Creed® Unity may experience minor frame stutter when -AMD CrossFire™ mode is enabled
-Anti Aliasing settings not being retained after changes are applied
-Some BENQ 144hz Freesync™ monitors may lose the signal while uninstalling the driver
-DiRT Rally™ crashes during gameplay and benchmarking when launched in DirectX® 11 mode on some BENQ 144HZ Freesync monitors

Known Issues:
-GTA V crashes on some AMD Radeon R9 390X GPU’s
-Star Wars: Battlefront Bata ***8208; Flickering may be experience if AMD Crossfire is enabled
-Corruption may occur in DiRT Rally™ with CMAA enabled with Portrait SLS and AMD CrossFire™ mode enabled
-A black screen may be encountered on bootup on Windows 10 systems. The system will ultimately continue to the Windows login screen.
-Intermittent playback issues with Cyberlink PoweDVD when connecting to a 3D display with an HDMI cable
-A TDR error may be experienced while toggling between minimized and maximized mode while viewing 4K Youtube content
-Elite: Dangerous ***8208; poor performance may be experienced in SuperCruise mode
-Final Fantasy XIV ***8208; Heavensward may crash when run in DirectX 11® mode and borderless window mode
-Some applications may fail to launch on some Mobility platforms when launched in High Performance mode
-Windows 10 driver installation may halt on some systems with an AMD 990FX chipset and AMD CrossFire™ enabled
-Mad Max ***8208; Color corruption is observed when Alt+Ctrl+Del is pressed followed by the Escape key

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