AMD Catalyst 14.7 RC Driver for Windows OS available now

From the pixels, bits, and shaders to the graphic cards that power them. Discuss the latest from AMD and NVIDIA here.

Moderators: morphine, SecretSquirrel

AMD Catalyst 14.7 RC Driver for Windows OS available now

Postposted on Fri Jul 11, 2014 1:48 am

Hello everyone,

The Catalyst 14.7 Release Candidate Driver for Windows OS is now available for download.

Note - This version of the driver includes the fix for the 60Hz flickering exhibited by the AOC U2868PQU panel on certain AMD Radeon graphics cards.

Please don’t forget to read the Feature Highlights and the Known Issues sections to learn more about this version of the driver; and use the Issue Reporting Form to report any bugs – Thank you!
Sam
Community Manager, Enthusiast and Component Channel Communications
Official AMD Representative
Warsam71
Gerbil First Class
 
Posts: 137
Joined: Tue Jul 30, 2013 12:08 pm

Re: AMD Catalyst 14.7 RC Driver for Windows OS available now

Postposted on Fri Jul 11, 2014 5:33 am

-Starting with AMD Catalyst™ 14.6 Beta, AMD will no longer support Windows 8.0 (and the WDDM 1.2 driver)
-Windows 8.0 users should upgrade (for free) to Windows 8.1 to take advantage of the new features found in the AMD Catalyst 14.7 RC driver
-AMD Catalyst 14.4 will remain available for users who wish to remain on Windows 8
-A future AMD Catalyst release will allow for the WDDM 1.1 (Windows 7 driver) to be installed under Windows 8.0 for those users unable to upgrade to Windows 8.1


Oo that is surprising that win 8 will no longer be supported its as if Microsoft had something to do with this decision
AMD FX-8350|Sabetooth 990FX|16gb Kingston Hyper X|Samsung SSD 120g 840|AMD R9 290 TRI-X
TT ToughPower 850w,Thermaltake Xaser vi ,Creative SoundBlaster X-Fi Titanium Sound Card
killadark
Gerbil Team Leader
 
Posts: 297
Joined: Fri Feb 22, 2008 2:55 am

Re: AMD Catalyst 14.7 RC Driver for Windows OS available now

Postposted on Fri Jul 11, 2014 6:15 am

killadark wrote:its as if Microsoft had something to do with this decision

I don't think AMD needed any encouragement from Microsoft to drop support for 8.0
Firestarter
Gerbil XP
 
Posts: 491
Joined: Sun Apr 25, 2004 11:12 am

Re: AMD Catalyst 14.7 RC Driver for Windows OS available now

Postposted on Fri Jul 11, 2014 6:45 am

Seriously a fix for a single product and brand that I would guess that <1% of all AMD owners probably have? That just blows my mind. /shrug
(\_/)
(O.o)
(''')(''')
Wounded Warrior Project
Watch out for evil Terra-Tron; He Does not like you!
tanker27
Darth Gerbil
 
Posts: 7326
Joined: Tue Feb 26, 2002 7:00 pm
Location: Georgia

Re: AMD Catalyst 14.7 RC Driver for Windows OS available now

Postposted on Fri Jul 11, 2014 9:48 am

14.6 missed the deadline, so it's time for a name change. Still no word on OpenGL improvements for Wolfenstein: The New Order, either. Criminy.
You win [adhesive medical strips!]
Concupiscence
Gerbil
Silver subscriber
 
 
Posts: 89
Joined: Tue Sep 25, 2012 7:58 am
Location: Dallas, TX

Re: AMD Catalyst 14.7 RC Driver for Windows OS available now

Postposted on Fri Jul 11, 2014 11:14 am

Concupiscence wrote:14.6 missed the deadline, so it's time for a name change. Still no word on OpenGL improvements for Wolfenstein: The New Order, either. Criminy.


Holy ****! Someone bought Wolfenstein? Do you work for the distributor or something? I kid, but it's got to be the worst reviewed triple-A title this year.

I installed 14.7 last night, seems to work well so far in BF4 (W/mantle). I don't really like any other FPS right now so that's the only one I tried.
pastuch
Gerbil In Training
 
Posts: 1
Joined: Fri Jul 11, 2014 10:16 am

Re: AMD Catalyst 14.7 RC Driver for Windows OS available now

Postposted on Fri Jul 11, 2014 11:43 am

killadark wrote:Oo that is surprising that win 8 will no longer be supported its as if Microsoft had something to do with this decision

They did, they released 8.1 as a free upgrade.
Meow.
Savyg
Gerbil Elite
Silver subscriber
 
 
Posts: 701
Joined: Thu Aug 26, 2004 6:18 am
Location: The ever growing army of the undead.

Re: AMD Catalyst 14.7 RC Driver for Windows OS available now

Postposted on Fri Jul 11, 2014 12:03 pm

tanker27 wrote:Seriously a fix for a single product and brand that I would guess that <1% of all AMD owners probably have? That just blows my mind. /shrug


I guess it must have gotten reported.
Life doesn't change after marriage, it changes after children!
anotherengineer
Gerbil Elite
 
Posts: 592
Joined: Fri Sep 25, 2009 1:53 pm
Location: Timmins, ON Canada, Yes I know, Up in the sticks

Re: AMD Catalyst 14.7 RC Driver for Windows OS available now

Postposted on Fri Jul 11, 2014 12:31 pm

Anyone having issues with the screen going blank after a driver installation despite rebooting, and could only be fixed by booting into safe mode and doing a system restore?

Almost every driver update after Catalyst 13.4 won't work on my N61Jq laptop (ATi Mobility 5730m). Oh well, I'll be replacing that 4 years old laptop anyways during July-August.
UnfriendlyFire
Gerbil First Class
 
Posts: 104
Joined: Sat Aug 03, 2013 7:28 am

Re: AMD Catalyst 14.7 RC Driver for Windows OS available now

Postposted on Fri Jul 11, 2014 1:41 pm

pastuch wrote:
Holy ****! Someone bought Wolfenstein? Do you work for the distributor or something? I kid, but it's got to be the worst reviewed triple-A title this year.


Hyperbole much? It's currently better reviewed than Watch Dogs... Wofenstein actually looks decent if you are nostalgic for the series and don't mind linear FPS campaigns.
cynan
Gerbil Elite
Gold subscriber
 
 
Posts: 837
Joined: Thu Feb 05, 2004 2:30 pm

Re: AMD Catalyst 14.7 RC Driver for Windows OS available now

Postposted on Fri Jul 11, 2014 2:03 pm

Does this fix the texture oddness in Grid:Autosport? None of the textures work correctly, no matter what mode, LOD, display res I select.

The only "fix" was to get the 4K texture pack, and THEN it started working fine.
Hz so good
Gerbil Elite
 
Posts: 719
Joined: Wed Dec 04, 2013 5:08 pm

Re: AMD Catalyst 14.7 RC Driver for Windows OS available now

Postposted on Mon Jul 14, 2014 6:39 am

anotherengineer wrote:
tanker27 wrote:Seriously a fix for a single product and brand that I would guess that <1% of all AMD owners probably have? That just blows my mind. /shrug


I guess it must have gotten reported.



Well I've reported about a dozen things and yet they seem to not fix them.

I'm looking at you Overdrive that spontaneously quits working.
(\_/)
(O.o)
(''')(''')
Wounded Warrior Project
Watch out for evil Terra-Tron; He Does not like you!
tanker27
Darth Gerbil
 
Posts: 7326
Joined: Tue Feb 26, 2002 7:00 pm
Location: Georgia


Return to Graphics

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Google [Bot], SoM and 5 guests