AMD Catalyst Display Driver 12.9 Beta for Windows Vista/7/8 with .NET

September 26, 2012
amd_catalyst_12.9_beta_dotnet4.exe
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This release of AMD Catalyst™ 12.9 Beta driver includes a number of feature highlights and resolved issues.

Feature Highlights of the AMD Catalyst 12.9 Beta: AMD Catalyst Mobility support for AMD Enduro Technology

AMD Catalyst Mobility now includes support for AMD Enduro Technology.

  • AMD Enduro Technology for Notebooks delivers:
  • Long lasting battery life
  • GPU accelerated performance for gaming, video, and compute apps
  • A Seamless and automatic experience

New features found in Catalyst 12.9 Beta:

  • Re-designed Catalyst Control Center user interface
    • View all profiled applications
    • View recently run applications
    • Profile applications based on power source
  • Expert mode control and customization
    • Performance centric AC
    • Battery centric DC

Performance highlights of AMD Catalyst™ 12.9 Beta (versus AMD Catalyst 12.8)

  • Up to 10% in Lost Planet 2 in single GPU configurations

Feature Highlights of AMD Catalyst 12.9 Beta Linux® Driver: New OS Support

This release of AMD Catalyst Linux introduces support for the following new operating systems.

  • Ubuntu 12.10 early look support
  • RHEL 6.3 production support

Resolved issue highlights of the AMD Catalyst 12.9 Beta driver

  • Tri and Quad CrossFire+ Eyefinity configurations – Certain DirectX 10 and DirectX 11 applications lower than expected performance
  • FireFox – corruption observed in CrossFire configurations
  • Enabling Overdrive settings increased clocks in all power states
  • Availability of AMD Video Converter support in AMD Catalyst 12.9 Beta Windows 7 and Windows Vista packages

For detailed instructions on how to install the drivers, please refer to:

  • Article GPU-33 for a Windows 7 based system
  • Article GPU-1 for a Windows Vista based system
  • Article GPU-2 for a Windows XP

Note: This Driver is provided “AS IS” and under the terms and conditions of the End User License Agreement provided therewith.

Supported Products:

  • AMD Radeon HD 7900 Series
  • AMD Radeon HD 7800 Series
  • AMD Radeon HD 7700 Series
  • AMD Radeon HD 6000 Series
  • AMD Radeon HD 5000 Series
  • AMD Mobility Radeon™ HD 7000M Series
  • AMD Mobility Radeon HD 6000M Series
  • AMD Mobility Radeon HD 5000 Series
Alternative drivers to AMD Catalyst Display Driver 12.9 Beta for Windows Vista/7/8 with .NET: