AMD ha anunciado la última actualización de controladores gráficos para su serie de gráficas AMD Radeon HD 5000/6000/7000. Compatible con los sistemas operativos Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 y Windows 8, los nuevos AMD Catalyst 12.8 ofrecen mejoras de rendimiento bajo Windows 8 y diversas mejoras en juegos.
Puedes descargar los controladores AMD Catalyst 12.8 desde aquí.
Feature Highlights of the AMD Catalyst 12.8: Windows 8 support
AMD’s first logo certified driver for Windows 8 production featuring support for the DirectX® 11.1 and the new WDDM 1.2 driver model:
Target-Independent Rasterization (TIR): TIR is a new rendering path that enables superior anti-aliasing in Direct3D driver applications.
Native Stereo 3D Support: Windows 8 natively supports stereoscopic 3D gaming and videos via compatible applications.
Unified Video API: Video playback has been integrated into the DirectX 11 API, enabling simultaneous video and gaming content. Transcoding performance may also be improved for supporting applications.
Optimized screen rotation for rotation aware devices.
Improved sleep/resume performance.
Optimized GPU power consumption.
Support for AMD features
AMD Dual Graphics / AMD CrossFire™ Technology
AMD Catalyst Control Center / Vision Engine Control Center
This section provides information on resolved known issues in this release of the AMD Catalyst 12.8 software suite.
Resolved Issues for the Windows 7 Operating System
Over/underscan settings are correctly restored on system reboot
SolidWorks: Graphical corruption is no longer experienced
Crysis Warhead: No longer crashes when launched in DirectX 10 mode
System no longer hangs when resuming from sleep mode
Audio is no longer disabled if the connected HDTV Is switched off/on
Enabling dual graphics mode with a HD 7000 series product no longer displays green video playback
Call of Duty- Black Ops : No longer hangs when loading a mission in DirectX 9 mode with Crossfire enabled
Shogun 2: Flickering text is no longer experienced
Star Wars – The Old Republic: In game cinematics no longer experience flicker when using the arrow keys
Dirt Showdown: 8-Ball track no longer hangs with AMD Crossfire functionality enabled
Max Payne 3: A black screen is no longer observed when launching game in DirectX 11 mode with AMD Crossfire functionality enabled
Max Payne 3: Applying in game settings no longer causes the game to crash
Resolved Issues for the Windows 8 Operating System (These issues were found in the Catalyst driver for the Windows 8 Preview)
Video playback using the Metro video player no longer shows green corruption
Deus Ex – Human Revolution: Graphics corruption is no longer experienced during in game cinematics with AMD Crossfire functionality enabled
Battlefield 3: game no longer crashes when AMD Crossfire functionality is enabled
Need for Speed – The Run: game no longer crashes to the desktop
Blocky video corruption no longer seen when using VLC
System no longer hangs when using PowerDVD
Green video corruption is no longer seen when using various video players
Resolved Issues for the Windows XP Operating System
QQ Dancer: A black screen is no longer randomly experienced
The following section provides a summary of open issues that may be experienced with the AMD Catalyst 12.8 software suite.
Known issues under the Windows 7 operating system
Max Payne 3: Lights may flicker when run in Direct X 11 mode in a triple AMD Crossfire configuration
F1 2011: Vehicle textures may flicker when graphics profile is set to low
Enemy Territory Quake Wars: Poor performance may be experienced with AMD Crossfire technology enabled
Rage: Poor performance may be experienced with AMD Crossfire technology enabled
Known issues under the Windows 8 operating system
Blocky corruption may be experienced when playing back Flash video content
De-interlacing settings may not be applied to interlaced content when using MPC-HC and PowerDVD
Civilization V: game may crash when run in DirectX 9 mode
Total War – Shogun 2: game may experience random crashes
Rage: game may experience random crashes
Known issues under the Windows XP operating system
Diablo 3/Starcraft 2/World of Warcraft: Performance may be affected when run in windowed mode