What's New:

Performance Improvements

  • Mantle API activated for ultimate performance in Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth
  • Dual Graphics optimizations for KritiKa and SheDiaoZero
  • Project Cars profile update

Resolved Issues

  • Alien: Isolation: AMD CrossFire profile updated to detect new .exe of recent application patch
  • [404762]: Total War: Rome 2 sometimes displaying texture corruption when on the campaign map in CrossFire configurations
  • [400500]: Total War: Rome 2 occasionally stutters when task switching between applications
  • [406501]: Watch Dogs occasionally has negative performance in CrossFire configurations on medium game settings
  • [402840]: Max Payne 3 cinematic cut scenes intermittently show flickering
  • [403798]: FIFA 2015 CrossFire scaling sometimes underperforming expectations
  • [401984]: Metro Redux CrossFire scaling sometimes underperforming expectations
  • [397343]: Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor occasionally shows flashing when running CrossFire configurations
  • [406978]: White patches occasionally observed in CCC when dragging display icons
  • [406997]: Upgrading from previous 14.4 Catalyst™ drivers with dual AMD Radeon R9 295 in CrossFire may cause a black screen or system hang

Known Issues

  • [407993]: F1 2014 exhibits minimal scaling in some CrossFire configurations
  • [407864]: Hitman Absolution intermittently crashes when starting a new game on AMD Radeon R9 285
  • [407834]: FIFA 2015 occasionally displays flickering in Asymmetric  CrossFire configurations
  • [407622]: Alien Isolation will sometimes exhibit screen tearing with V-Sync enabled
  • [407431]: Minecraft sometimes produces corruption when changing video settings in windowed mode. As a work around please select Use VBOs to On in the Video Settings in game.
  • [407338]: XDMA Quad CrossFire configurations in portrait Eyefinity modes sometimes display tearing or stuttering
  • [407756]: Launching Battlefield 4 in offline mode can occasionally lead to a crash
  • [408033]: Launching Civilization: Beyond Earth with a 144 Hz display can sometimes cause the app to hang. As a work around lower the refresh rate of the monitor.
  • [408007]: Civilization: Beyond Earth can sometimes hang on a small limited set of Kaveri mobile APU products when paired with discrete graphics products in Windows 7

Important Notes:

AMD is currently working with Firaxis to resolve an issue where the interactive and visual elements of the mouse cursor can become offset. If you encounter this issue, the following workaround is available:

Go to Windows Settings and adjust Text Scaling

  • Right-Click the Desktop
  • Select Screen Resolution
  • Make Test and Other Items Larger or Smaller
  • Set 100% Default

AMD is working with Firaxis to resolve an issue where graphics stuttering may be observed under high map zoom and high image quality settings.

Multi-monitor gaming in Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth

Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth does not support multi-monitor configurations. Launching the game in such configurations may cause the game to hang.

Multi-GPU in Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth

Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth presently supports a maximum of two graphics cards in Mantle. If you are using more than two graphics products with Mantle for this game, it is required that disable the extra linked adapters through Windows device manager.

Supported Products:

AMD Desktop Product Family Compatibility

  • AMD Radeon R9 290 Series
  • AMD Radeon R5 230 Series
  • AMD Radeon R9 280 Series
  • AMD Radeon HD 8000 Series
  • AMD Radeon R9 270 Series
  • AMD Radeon HD 7000 Series
  • AMD Radeon R7 260 Series
  • AMD Radeon HD 6000 Series
  • AMD Radeon R7 250 Series
  • AMD Radeon R7 240 Series     
  • ATI Radeon HD 5000 Series

AMD All-In-One Desktop Product Family Compatibility

  • AMD Radeon HD 7600A Series
  • AMD Radeon HD 6600A Series
  • AMD Radeon HD 7450A Series
  • AMD Radeon HD 6350A Series 

AMD Embedded Product Family Compatibility    ​

  • AMD Radeon E8860
  • AMD Radeon E6460
  • AMD Radeon E6760     

AMD APU Product Family Compatibility    ​

Desktop

  • A-Series AMD Radeon R7 Graphics    
  • A-Series AMD Radeon R6 Graphics    
  • A-Series AMD Radeon R5 Graphics    
  • A-Series AMD Radeon R3 Graphics
  • AMD Radeon HD 8000D Series     
  • AMD Radeon HD 7000D Series     
  • AMD Radeon HD 6000D Series     

Mobile

  • AMD Radeon HD 8000G Series
  • AMD Radeon HD 7000G Series
  • AMD Radeon HD 6000G Series

AMD Mobility Radeon Family Compatibility

AMD Catalyst Mobility is a notebook reference graphics driver with limited support for system vendor specific features.

  • AMD Radeon R9 M200 Series
  • AMD Radeon HD 7000M Series
  • AMD Radeon R7 M200 Series
  • AMD Radeon HD 6000M Series
  • AMD Radeon R5 M200 Series
  • AMD Radeon HD 8000M Series     
  • ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5000 Series