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[MOBILE/DESKTOP] Catalyst 12.11 Performance Driver Beta

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This driver is geared towards AMD's 7000 series that utilize the GCN architecture. Performance gains as high as 20% can be seen in games like Battlefield 3. Generally 7970M owners should see noticeable gains across the board!

Release Highlights (click spoiler)

FEATURE HIGHLIGHTS OF THE AMD CATALYST 12.11 BETA DRIVER:

This driver introduces significant performance improvements for many games across ALL 28nm AMD Radeon™ HD 7000 Series products: HD 7700, HD7800 and HD7900.

Performance Highlights of the AMD CATALYST 12.11 BETA Driver


    • More than 20% in certain missions and sequences (Comrades)


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    Up to 7% more performance in Metro 2033

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    Up to 10% more performance in DIRT Showdown

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    Up to 8% more performance in Sleeping Dogs

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    Up to 12% more performance in Civilization V

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    Up to 10% more performance in StarCraft II

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    Up to 8% more performance in Sniper Elite: V2

  • 10%-15% more performance in Battlefield 3 in most cases

Resolved issue highlights of AMD Catalyst 12.11 Beta Driver

  • Resolves performance issues (where GPU activity runs at lower values than expected) seen on the AMD Radeon HD 7870
  • AMD Catalyst Mobility 7970M performance for AMD Enduro™ Technology supported platforms has been substantially improved for DirectX 10 and DirectX 11 applications. An updated driver for 7970M users featuring AMD Enduro™ Technology with additional DirectX 9 performance improvements will be released soon.
    • 3DMark Vantage – Up to 15%
    • 3DMark 11 – Up to 12%
    • AvP – Up to 11%
    • Battlefield 3 – Up to 25%
    • Crysis 2: Up to 45%
    • DiRT Showdown – Up to 62%
    • ETQW – Up to 8%
    • Hard Reset – Up to 8%
    • Just Cause 2 – Up to 90%
    • The Chronicles of Riddick – Up to 4%
    • Shogun 2 – Up to 56%
    • Sniper Elite V2 – Up to 60%
    • Tom Clancy’s HAWX – Up to 56%
    • Unigine Heaven – Up to 33%
    • Wolfenstein – Up to 9%

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Thanks Brian. Grabbed them off of Guru earlier and only tried Crysis 2 before getting busy... but I saw maybe a bit more fps overall but still exists extreme underutilization in random areas all over this game on this driver. The. Net one i grabbed from Guru it was once they got the new one for the day since the first driver had a bug so they released it later. Ill check more thoroughly and many more games later... Vsync off

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