Posts Tagged AMD


AMD 14.11.2 Beta drivers released for Far Cry 4, Dragon Age: Inquisition

With Far Cry 4 and Dragon Age: Inquisition both available today (in the US at least,) AMD has released new Catalyst 14.11.2 beta drivers promising tip-top optimisation in those games.

By Peter Parrish | 18 Nov 2014 | 1

AMD walk back from claims that Windows 7 won’t get DirectX 12

Towards the end of last week, it emerged that AMD’s Richard Huddy (their “gaming scientist”) had made some statements at an event called PDXLAN regarding DirectX 12.

By Peter Parrish | 18 Nov 2014 | 4

New Catalyst 14.11.1 driver for Advanced Warfare and Assassin’s Creed Unity released

The AMD crew have kicked out a new Catalyst beta driver for a couple of new titles.

By Paul Younger | 11 Nov 2014 | 0

FIFA 15 PC: Smooth 60fps with AMD and Nvidia Guide

As part of the IncGamers FIFA 15 review process, I’ve had to dick around with various in-game and third party settings to obtain smooth 60fps gameplay.

By Peter Parrish | 26 Sep 2014 | 25

AMD Gaming Evolved Client 4.0 Released

AMD and Raptr’s nifty gaming utility Gaming Evolved with build in recording and streaming is updated following the beta test.

By Paul Younger | 28 Jul 2014 | Comments Off

AMD Catalyst 14.6 drivers offer improvements for Watch Dogs and more

The AMD Catalyst 14.6 drivers are now available for all AMD users and there’s performance improvements for numerous new titles.

By Paul Younger | 25 Jun 2014 | Comments Off

Battlefield Hardline, Dragon Age Inquisition to support AMD’s Mantle

A few more games will be supporting AMD’s Mantle application programming interface (API) in future, according to the company.

By Peter Parrish | 11 Jun 2014 | Comments Off

AMD launches a Mantle SDK beta for interested developers

Though access is somewhat limited at present, AMD is now providing a beta version of a Software Development Kit (SDK) for its Mantle API.

By Peter Parrish | 1 May 2014 | Comments Off

AMD Catalyst 14.3 beta drivers released for Thief Mantle update

Who loves installing new GPU drivers? Everybody, obviously. It’s so much fun.

By Peter Parrish | 18 Mar 2014 | 5

Thief to get Mantle and TrueAudio support tomorrow

It’s difficult to locate the primary source this story, but both PC Gamer and PC World are reporting that Thief will get the much-touted (at least prior to the game’s release) AMD Mantle support in an update planned for 18 March.

By Peter Parrish | 18 Mar 2014 | Comments Off

Mantle revisited: AMD’s Catalyst 14.1 beta drivers and Battlefield 4

If you read my previous mutterings about AMD’s Mantle API and Star Swarm, you might remember that I mentioned not being able to test it out in Battlefield 4 as I didn’t own the game.

By Peter Parrish | 10 Feb 2014 | 5

New Star Swarm stress test build improves Mantle performance

Oxide Games has released an updated version of their Star Swarm stress test, for anybody with a Mantle-compatible AMD card who wants to test out the API for free.

By Peter Parrish | 4 Feb 2014 | Comments Off

IncGamers puts AMD’s Mantle to the test with the Star Swarm benchmark

With the release of AMD’s Catalyst 14.1 beta drivers, the Mantle application programming interface (API) is out there and available for testing.

By Peter Parrish | 3 Feb 2014 | 6

AMD Mantle beta driver Catalyst 14.1 available now

For a while there, AMD’s Mantle was in a weird position.

By Peter Parrish | 2 Feb 2014 | 1

Test your AMD Mantle – Oxide Games Star Swarm Benchmark on Steam

 
I’m sure you’ve all enjoyed the AMD Mantle videos featuring Oxide Games benchmark demo Star Swarm which was being used to demonstrate the power of AMD’s Mantle API.

By Paul Younger | 31 Jan 2014 | 9

AMD’s Mantle API now supported in Battlefield 4

The latest Battlefield 4 update adds compatibility with AMD’s Mantle system, which will ultimately give players with certain brands of AMD card a different rendering option for potential performance boosts.

By Peter Parrish | 30 Jan 2014 | Comments Off

AMD’s Mantle debut pushed back to February

Further delays have hit AMD’s Mantle application programming integration (API) system, as Extremetech reports that the Battlefield 4 update for Mantle-ready graphics cards will now be coming “sometime next month.” It’s not entirely clear who Extremetech is quoting there, but it’s presumably an AMD or DICE person.

By Peter Parrish | 27 Jan 2014 | Comments Off

AMD Mantle Battlefield 4 footage premiered – 20 games in development

AMD are busy touting their technology at CES this week and their press conference has now been posted online.

By Paul Younger | 8 Jan 2014 | Comments Off

New AMD Catalyst 13.11 beta 5 driver

AMD users can now upgrade their drivers to the Catalyst 13.11 Beta 5 drivers to bring their systems up to speed.

By Paul Younger | 4 Dec 2013 | Comments Off

Hair tomorrow, teased today: AMD to style TressFX 2.0 at developer summit

I’m not sure why I find the idea of TressFX so funny.

By Peter Parrish | 11 Nov 2013 | 5

AMD Catalyst 13.11 Beta Driver v7 for additional Battlefield 4 CrossFire scaling

With the launch of Battlefield 4 the new AMD Catalyst 13.11 Beta Driver v7 has been released.

By Paul Younger | 29 Oct 2013 | Comments Off

AMD Catalyst 13.11 Beta V6 driver released

There’s some pretty big PC titles coming out in the next couple of weeks so your gaming rig better be up to speed with the latest drivers to get the most from the new games.

By Paul Younger | 26 Oct 2013 | Comments Off

AMD says aloha to R7 and R9 ‘Hawaii’ line of GPUs

AMD unveiled a new line of graphics cards today, at least … in part.

By Peter Parrish | 26 Sep 2013 | 1

New Catalyst and GeForce drivers improve Far Cry 3 performance

Both AMD and Nvidia have released new driver versions today with performance improvements for Far Cry 3 among other bits and pieces.

By Paul Younger | 5 Dec 2012 | 1