AMD Catalyst 12.11 Beta 3

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File size: 224.7 MB
Publisher: AMD
Downloads: 2,445 (536.4 GB)
Posted: Oct 21, 2012
Updated: Oct 22, 2012
Operating System: Vista/7/8 32 & 64-bit
Newer version available: AMD Catalyst 14.11.2 Beta 64-bit

This is the 32 and 64-bit version of AMD's Catalyst 12.11 Never Settle driver that provides significant performance improvements for all GCN based cards (HD 7000 Series).

An article detailing the performance gained by this driver can be found here:

http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/AMD/Catalyst_12.11_Performance/

 

FEATURE HIGHLIGHTS OF THE AMD CATALYST 12.11 BETA DRIVER:

This driver introducessignificant performance improvements for many games acrossALL 28nm AMD Radeon™ HD 7000 Series products: HD 7700, HD7800 and HD7900.

Performance Highlights of the AMD CATALYST 12.11 BETA Driver

  • 10%-15% more performance in Battlefield 3 in most cases
    • More than 20% in certain missions and sequences (Comrades)
  • Up to 7% more performance in Metro 2033
  • Up to 10% more performance in DIRT Showdown
  • Up to 8% more performance in Sleeping Dogs
  • Up to 12% more performance in Civilization V
  • Up to 10% more performance in StarCraft II
  • Up to 8% more performance in Sniper Elite: V2

Resolved issue highlights of AMD Catalyst 12.11 Beta Driver

  • Resolves performance issues (where GPU activity runs at lower values than expected) seen on the AMD Radeon HD 7870
  • AMD Catalyst Mobility 7970M performance for AMD Enduro™ Technology supported platforms has been substantially improved for DirectX 10 and DirectX 11 applications. An updated driver for 7970M users featuring AMD Enduro™ Technology with additional DirectX 9 performance improvements will be released soon.
    • 3DMark Vantage – Up to 15%
    • 3DMark 11 – Up to 12%
    • AvP – Up to 11%
    • Battlefield 3 – Up to 25%
    • Crysis 2: Up to 45%
    • DiRT Showdown – Up to 62%
    • ETQW – Up to 8%
    • Hard Reset – Up to 8%
    • Just Cause 2 – Up to 90%
    • The Chronicles of Riddick – Up to 4%
    • Shogun 2 – Up to 56%
    • Sniper Elite V2 – Up to 60%
    • Tom Clancy’s HAWX – Up to 56%
    • Unigine Heaven – Up to 33%
    • Wolfenstein – Up to 9%