AMD Catalyst 15.7 WHQL Driver - Download & Discussion

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  1. AMDMatt

    AMDMatt Master Guru

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    Hello everyone,

    Click here to download the driver.

    Highlights of the Driver:

    Windows 10 Technical Preview Support:

    This driver provides full WDDM 2.0 support for Windows® 10 Technical Preview and DirectX® 12 on all Graphics Core Next (GCN) supported products - AMD Radeon HD 7000 and newer graphics products. Official driver support for AMD products will be available when Microsoft® launches Windows® 10 on July 29th, 2015.

    NOTE: To ensure stability, users should upgrade to the latest available Windows® 10 Technical Preview build provided by Microsoft® before installing AMD Catalyst™ 15.7.


    Virtual Super Resolution (VSR):

    VSR provides image quality enhancements to games and Windows desktop users by rendering images at a higher resolution and then down-scaling the
    same.


    VSR support has now been extended to the following products:

    AMD Radeon™ R9 Fury Series
    AMD Radeon™ R9 390 Series
    AMD Radeon™ R7 370 Series
    AMD Radeon™ R7 360 Series
    AMD Radeon™ R9 295X2 Series
    AMD Radeon™ R9 290 Series
    AMD Radeon™ R9 280 Series
    AMD Radeon™ R9 270 Series
    AMD Radeon™ R7 260 Series
    AMD Radeon™ R9 380 Series
    AMD Radeon™ HD 7900 Series
    AMD Radeon™ HD 7800 Series
    AMD Radeon™ HD 7790 Series
    Desktop A-Series 7400K APUs and above

    Supported resolutions:Supported VSR Modes

    1366 X 768 @ 60Hz
    1600 X 900
    1920 X 1080
    1600 X 900 @ 60Hz
    1920 X 10801920 X 1080 @ 60Hz
    2560 X 1440
    3200 X 1800
    3840 X 2160 (AMD Radeon™ R9 285, AMD Radeon™ R9 Fury Series)
    1920 X 1200 @ 60Hz
    2048 X 1536
    2560 X 1600
    3840 X 2400 (AMD Radeon™ R9 285, AMD Radeon™ R9 Fury Series)2560 X 1440 @ 60Hz
    3200 X 18001920 X 1080 @ 120Hz
    1920 X 1200 @ 120Hz
    2048 X 1536 @ 120Hz


    Frame Rate Target Control (FRTC):

    FRTC allows the user to set a maximum frame rate when playing an application in full screen exclusive mode. This feature provides the following benefits:
    Reduced GPU power consumption
    Reduced system heat
    Lower fan speeds and less noise


    Supported Graphics Cards

    AMD Radeon™ R9 Fury Series
    AMD Radeon™ R9 390 Series
    AMD Radeon™ R9 380 Series
    AMD Radeon™ R7 370 Series
    AMD Radeon™ R7 360 Series
    AMD Radeon™ R9 295X2 Series
    AMD Radeon™ R9 290 Series
    AMD Radeon™ R9 280 Series
    AMD Radeon™ R9 270 Series
    AMD Radeon™ R7 260 Series
    AMD Radeon™ HD 7900 Series
    AMD Radeon™ HD 7800 Series
    AMD Radeon™ HD 7700 Series


    AMD FreeSync and AMD CrossFire™ Support:

    AMD FreeSync and AMD CrossFire™ can now be used together in applications using DirectX® 10 or higher. Please note, this feature is currently not supported on systems configured in AMD Dual Graphics mode.


    AMD CrossFire™ Profile Enhancements

    AMD Catalyst™ 15.7 includes enhancement for the following games since AMD Catalyst™ Omega:

    Battlefield: Hardline
    Evolve
    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


    Performance Optimizations versus AMD Catalyst™ Omega

    Single GPU performance on Windows® 8.1 based system:

    Up to 7% in Far Cry® 4 on AMD Radeon™ R7 and AMD Radeon™ R9 200 series and up
    Up to 10% in Tomb Raider on AMD Radeon™ R7 and AMD Radeon™ R9 200 series and up


    Please refer to the Release Notes for information regarding known and resolved issues, AMD CrossFire™ Profile enhancements for numerous games and to learn more about which graphics cards support VSR and FRTC.


    For instructions on how to uninstall or install the AMD Catalyst™ Software Suite, you may refer to the following support resources:

    How-To Uninstall AMD Catalyst™ Drivers From A Windows® Based System
    How-To Install AMD Catalyst™ Drivers For A Windows® Based System


    Please make sure to read the release notes to familiarize yourself with any known and resolved issues. Please use the Issue Reporting Form to report any bugs – Thank you!
     
    Last edited: Jul 8, 2015
  2. theoneofgod

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  3. theoneofgod

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    Extended support for VSR and FRTC! Good news.
     
  4. MerolaC

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    Excellent!
    List of stuff "officially" supported on my card is amazing to read! :D

    Thank you, AMD!
     

  5. theoneofgod

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  6. Undying

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    Thanks Matt, GJ. :)

    Gonna test them soon as i get home.
     
  7. niczerus

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    is only for win 10 or support win 7?
     
  8. theoneofgod

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  9. razorbackdb

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    Is it the same download for 8.1 and 10? I see only the 8.1 driver.
     
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    I didn't expect to see official support for the 7000 series for new things! Thank you for listening guys! Awesome release!
     

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    should i donwload the windows 8 drivers? or is there a special option to download windows 10
     
  13. theoneofgod

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    Download version 15.7 for the OS you use!
     
  14. Ryu5uzaku

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    Oh nice 7xxx series and up supported for the features ;)
     
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    There you go. All that whining payed off. :D
     

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    Thanks so much, AMD!
    Thanks Matt for the heads up! :D
     
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  18. fardeenah

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    i use windows 10. should i download the win 8.1 drivers?
     
  19. sammarbella

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    I suppose it's labeled as "software" VSR in GPUs series 7000 if not some "AMD believers" will not be able to explain how the hell AMD was able to add the requiered "hardware" needed for VSR via a software (drivers) update!.

    LOL
     
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    What means this list? How faster is now my 290X in Witcher 3 or AC Unity?
     

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