The AMD Catalyst Software Suite, AMD Catalyst 15.7 contains the following:

  • AMD Catalyst Display Driver version 15.20.1046
  • AMD Catalyst Control Center (version 15.20.1046)

What's New:

  • Windows 10 Technical Preview Support
  • Virtual Super Resolution (VSR)
  • Frame Rate Target Control (FRTC)
  • Performance Optimizations versus AMD Catalyst Omega
  • AMD FreeSync and AMD CrossFire Support
  • AMD CrossFire Profile Enhancements for the following games:
    • 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

Windows 10 Support

This is a Technical Preview driver with full WDDM 2.0 support for Windows 10 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 280 Series
  • AMD Radeon R9 390 Series
  • AMD Radeon R9 270 Series
  • AMD Radeon R9 380 Series
  • AMD Radeon R7 260 Series
  • AMD Radeon R7 370 Series
  • AMD Radeon HD 7900 Series
  • AMD Radeon R7 360 Series
  • AMD Radeon HD 7800 Series
  • AMD Radeon R9 295X2
  • AMD Radeon HD 7790 Series
  • AMD Radeon R9 290 Series
  • Desktop A-Series 7400K APUs and above

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

This feature is supported on applications using DirectX 10 or higher and on the following AMD graphics products:

  • AMD Radeon R9 Fury Series
  • AMD Radeon R9 280 Series
  • AMD Radeon R9 390 Series
  • AMD Radeon R9 270 Series
  • AMD Radeon R9 380 Series
  • AMD Radeon R7 260 Series
  • AMD Radeon R7 370 Series
  • AMD Radeon HD 7900 Series
  • AMD Radeon R7 360 Series
  • AMD Radeon HD 7800 Series
  • AMD Radeon R9 295X2
  • AMD Radeon HD 7790 Series
  • AMD Radeon R9 290 Series

AMD FreeSync and AMD CrossFire Support

AMD FreeSync and AMD CrossFire can now be used together in applications using DirectX 10 or higher. This feature currently does not support 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*

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. When used with Windows Vista or Windows 7, the user experience may be limited or compromised.

  • 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

The following notebooks are not compatible with this release:

  1. Any notebook launched after this driver release
  2. Toshiba notebooks (please contact the notebook OEM for driver support for these notebooks)
  3. Sony VAIO notebooks (please contact the notebook OEM for driver support for these notebooks)
  4. Panasonic notebooks (please contact the notebook OEM for driver support for these notebooks)

Download Notes:

  • Windows 7/8 32-bit holds Catalyst Driver version 14.9
  • Windows 7/8 64-bit holds Catalyst Driver version 14.9
  • Windows Vista 32-bit holds Catalyst Driver version 13.12
  • Windows Vista 64-bit holds Catalyst Driver version 13.12
  • Windows XP (32-bit and 64-bit) holds Catalyst Driver version 14.4