AMD Released Catalyst Omega Driver

AMD Released Catalyst Omega Driver

AMD has just released it very recent WHQL driver, codename “Omega”




AMD Latest Driver, codename "Omega"

AMD Latest Driver, codename “Omega”

AMD GPU and APU users, rejoice now as AMD has released their latest WHQL driver in their site. This driver update focuses more on fixing the optimization for the APU Kaveri, and other high end gpus. This driver also focuses on unleashing the other features of GCN Architecture-enabled APUS and GPUS. Here’s an excerpt from AMD.

The AMD Catalyst™ software suite is engineered to unlock new capabilities in AMD APUs and AMD Radeon™ GPUs based on GCN architecture. Download the latest update, the AMD Catalyst™ Omega driver, for enhanced performance, reliability, and energy efficiency – with no extra cost:

  • Early buyers of an AMD Radeon™ R9 290X who download and install AMD Catalyst Omega today can realize up to 19% faster gameplay with Civilization: Beyond Earth™1
  • Users of AMD’s advanced APUs like the A10 7850K can achieve up to 29% faster gaming performance with Batman: Arkham Origins™2

AMD’s most feature-rich driver update

The AMD Catalyst™ Omega driver extracts the true potential of GCN architecture-enabled AMD APUs and GPUs with over 20 new software features for existing hardware

  • Maximize the use of your Ultra HD monitors and Picture-Perfect UltraHD technology
  • Built-in UltraHD upsampling with frame rate conversion and HD detail enhancement that will convert 1080p videos to near-UltraHD quality on 4K displays
  • Pixel-by-pixel image processing with compression artifact removal 2, VAAPI decode, and frame rate conversion for Blu-ray playback
  • Developer enhancements:
    • OpenCL™ 2.0 support to extend app content reach and functionality based on industry standards
    • TressFX 3.0 for rendering hair or fur onto “skinned” geometries

This is just the beginning

The AMD Catalyst™ Omega driver underwent approximately 65% more automated and 12% more manual test-cases, utilizing 10% more varied system configurations, with 10% more varied screen displays, as well as significant quality enhancements requested during an open call by our most critical users on six of the largest PC communities – all to ensure a user experience as intuitive, reliable, and enjoyable as possible.


(c) AMD


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