Category: radeon

16.4.1 CRIMSON HOTFIX

The Radeon 16.4.1 Crimson driver was released April 3, 2016. AMD has been slow to fix problems suggesting they need lots more developers working on their drivers. AMD Evolved now has recording capability for those who want to capture game play. Hitman is fixed for DX11 mode. FESTERING PROBLEMS GAME ISSUE Ashes of the Singularity …

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13.3.2 CRIMSON

The Radeon 16.3.2 Crimson driver was released March 27, 2016. AMD has been slow to fix problems suggesting they need lots more developers working on their drivers. AMD Evolved now has recording capability for those who want to capture game play. FESTERING PROBLEMS GAME ISSUE Ashes of the Singularity DirectFlip (WDDM 1.2) is not implemented …

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16.3.0 CRIMSON

The Radeon 16.3 Crimson driver was released March 8, 2016. AMD has been slow to fix problems suggesting they need lots more developers working on their drivers. When installing AMD drivers, make sure you do not install the AMD Gaming Evolved app. FESTERING PROBLEMS GAME ISSUE Ashes of the Singularity DirectFlip (WDDM 1.2) is not …

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HDCP 2.2

High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP) has been used (most commonly, over HDMI links) to protect the path between the player and display from unauthorized access. Unfortunately, the version of HDCP used to protect HD Blu-Ray content was compromised quite some time back. Content owners decided that 4K content would require an updated protection mechanism, and …

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AMD FUEL SERVICE

The AMD Fuel Service is a Windows System Service that manages the CPU and GPU throttles to provide power savings. “fuel.service.exe” is the program file name. It runs as a system service. Disabling this will run the CPU and GPU at maximum clocks continually. This interfaces with the BIOS and VBIOS to operate the AMD Cool …

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AMD RADEON R5 200 SERIES

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The AMD Radeon R5 200 series video card are generally sold to OEM manufacturers. Some are also released into the retail market. The Radeon R5 200 series are AMD’s entry level DX11 video cards. R5 220 R5 230 R5 235 R5 235X R5 240 Feature Size 40nm 40nm 40nm 40nm 28nm GPU Cedar Caicos Caicos …

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13.12 CATALYST LEGACY

13.12 was released for Windows Vista, 7 and 8. Improves AMD CrossFire™ scaling in the multi-player portion of Call of Duty®: Ghosts AMD Enduro Technology Profile updates: XCOM: Enemy Unknown Need for Speed Rivals Resolves the issue of AMD Overdrive missing in the AMD Catalyst Control Center for the AMD Radeon™ R9 290 Series graphics cards Resolves intermittent flickering seen …

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RADEON GAMING EVOLVED

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The Gaming Evolved App (GEA) is AMD’s attempt to bring another value add feature to the Radeon brand. And although AMD will never explicitly say this, to be more specific the GEA is clearly intended to counter NVIDIA successful GeForce Experience utility, which exited beta back in May 2013 and has been continuing to add …

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AMD RADEON R7 200 SERIES

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The AMD Radeon R7 200 series video card are generally sold to OEM manufacturers who then customize them for the retail market. The Radeon R7 200 series are AMD’s entry level and mainstream DX12 video cards. R7 240 R7 250 R7 250X R7 260 R7 260X R7 265 Feature Size 28nm 28nm 28nm 28nm 28nm …

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AMD MANTLE

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The AMD Mantle is solution to the high CPU overhead seen with DX11. Like DX12, Mantle uses asynchronous scheduling to better leverage the GCN cards. Mantle also tries to reduce CPU overhead so that older processors are better leveraged. Mantle was developed by EA and DiCE while working on Battlefield 4. Mantle can leverage 8 …

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