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AMD rolls out Catalyst 12.2 WHQL driver

by on07 March 2012

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Support for HD 7900/7700 and new AMD 12.2 CAP 1

AMD has now rolled out its latest WHQL certified Catalyst driver pack, Catalyst 12.2 WHQL. The new Catalyst includes AMD display driver 8.95, Hydravision, Southbridge/IXP driver and AMD Catalyst Control Center/Vision Engine Control Center version 8.95 and supports all products since Radeon HD 2400 series.

Catalyst 12.2 enables support for Radeon HD 7900 and AMD Radeon HD 7700 series graphics card under Windows 7 and Vista 64-bit/32-bit OS, while Windows XP support is expected with AMD Catalyst 12.4 driver. The improvements list is pretty poor as well as it includes custom resolutions for AMD Eyefinity configs, Dynamic Configuration Changes for switching between different display configurations, Windows Task bar move and resize options with Hydravision and improved Profile Manager for multiple display profiles.

The resolved issues list includes random fixes under Windows 7 OS in game titles like COD: Modern Warfare 3, HAWX, Dragon Age 2, Battlefield - Bad Company 2, Starcraft 2, Batman Arkham City and Crysis Warhead.

In addition to the new Catalyst 12.2 WHQL driver, AMD also released a new 12.2 Catalyst Application Profiles CAP 1 that adds CrossfireX profiles and improvements for Mass Effect 3, Path of Exile, Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning, L.A Noire and some other titles.

You can find the new Catalyst 12.2 WHQL driver, 12.2 CAP 1 as well as the full release notes here.

Last modified on 07 March 2012
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