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AMD Catalyst 15.9.1 BETA

AMD Catalyst 15.9.1 BETA

AMD Catalyst™ 15.9.1 Beta for Windows®

This article provides information on the latest posting of the AMD Catalyst™ Software Suite, AMD Catalyst™ 15.9.1 Beta Driver.

This particular software suite updates the AMD Catalyst™ Display Driver and the AMD Catalyst™ Control Center. This unified driver has been updated, and is designed to provide enhanced performance and reliability.

Package Contents

The AMD Catalyst™ Software Suite, AMD Catalyst™ 15.9.1 Beta Driver contains the following:

? AMD Catalyst™ Display Driver version 15.201.1151

NOTES

?This driver is not intended for use on AMD products running in Apple Boot Camp platforms. Users of these platforms should contact their manufacturer for driver support.
?When installing the AMD Catalyst™ Driver for Windows®, the user must be logged on as Administrator, or have Administrator rights to complete the installation of the AMD Catalyst Driver.
?The AMD Catalyst™ 15.9.1 Beta Software Suite requires Windows 7 Service Pack 1 to be installed.
?The AMD Catalyst™ 15.9.1 Beta Software Suite requires Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 to be installed. Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 is included in all AMD Catalyst™ driver packages.
?AMD Eyefinity technology is designed to give gamers access to high display resolutions. As pixel count grows, the graphics “horsepower” required to drive the displays at a reasonable frame rate can increase dramatically. Depending on the game and system configuration, users may notice texture corruption and reduced frame rates when running games in multi-monitor Eyefinity modes.

Compatible Operating Systems
AMD Catalyst™ 15.9.1 Beta is designed to support the following Microsoft Windows platforms:

?Windows® 10 (32 & 64-bit)
?Windows® 8.1 (32 & 64-bit)
?Windows® 7 SP1 or higher (32 & 64-bit)

Highlights of AMD Catalyst™ 15.9.1 Beta Windows Driver

Performance Optimizations

?Star Wars™: Battlefront Beta – Performance and quality optimizations
?Fable Legends : Includes the latest DirectX® 12 optimizations for the Fable Legends: Benchmark

Resolved Issues:

?[77609] A video memory leak can occur when browser and other windows are resized
?[59474] Diablo 3 crashes in the Act 2 Desolate Sands area of the game
?[59081] The AMD Catalyst Control Center ‘update’ option fails to download the latest driver
?[58800] Dragon Age: Inquisition may crash if launched in Mantle mode
?[58781] The DirectX® Diagnostic tool does not report DirectX® 12 available on supported products
?[58677] World of Warships may crash on some AMD Radeon HD5000 and HD6000 series products
?[58646] Assassin’s Creed® Unity may experience minor frame stutter when AMD CrossFire™ mode is enabled
?[58485] Anti Aliasing settings not being retained after changes are applied
?[58450] Some BENQ 144hz Freesync™ monitors may lose the signal while uninstalling the driver
? [58495] DiRT Rally™ crashes during gameplay and benchmarking when launched in DirectX® 11 mode on some BENQ 144HZ Freesync monitors

Known Issues:

?[57189] GTA V crashes on some AMD Radeon R9 390X GPU’s
?[76899] Star Wars: Battlefront Bata – Flickering may be experience if AMD Crossfire is enabled
? [56099] Corruption may occur in DiRT Rally™ with CMAA enabled with Portrait SLS and AMD CrossFire™ mode enabled
?[59792] A black screen may be encountered on bootup on Windows 10 systems. The system will ultimately continue to the Windows login screen.
?[76930] Intermittent playback issues with Cyberlink PoweDVD when connecting to a 3D display with an HDMI cable
?[76924] A TDR error may be experienced while toggling between minimized and maximized mode while viewing 4K Youtube content
?[59475] Elite: Dangerous – poor performance may be experienced in SuperCruise mode
?[59298] Final Fantasy XIV – Heavensward may crash when run in DirectX 11® mode and borderless window mode
?[58870] Some applications may fail to launch on some Mobility platforms when launched in High Performance mode
? [425417] Windows 10 driver installation may halt on some systems with an AMD 990FX chipset and AMD CrossFire™ enabled
? [58506] Mad Max – Color corruption is observed when Alt+Ctrl+Del is pressed followed by the Escape key

AMD Issue Reporting Form
This driver release incorporates suggestions received through the AMD Issue Reporting Form. To provide us with your feedback, visit the AMD Issue Reporting Form.

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