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AMD Radeon Gets Battlefield 3 Ready, Too

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Just hours after NVIDIA released its Battlefield 3 optimised GeForce driver suite, AMD is ready with a similar piece of software of its own, the AMD Catalyst 11.10 Preview. Preview drivers are essentially BETA hotfix drivers. The new Catalyst software suite makes your ATI/AMD Radeon graphics card (that meets minimum/recommended requirements) optimized for Battlefield3. Its changelog follows:
  • Improves performance in Battlefield 3 Open Beta release for both non-Anti-Aliasing, and application enabled Anti-Aliasing cases on the AMD Radeon HD 6000 and AMD Radeon HD 5000 Series for single GPU configurations
  • Enables support for Eyefinity 5x1 display (portrait and landscape) configurations using the AMD Radeon HD 6000 and AMD Radeon HD 5000 Series
  • Vision Engine Control Center: User Interface enhancements have been implemented for the CrossfireX, GPU Overdrive, and Information Center pages.

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Good to see, wonder how many things they will break with these drivers.
 
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The proper installer isn't up yet.
 

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Geez, I was just about to post this, BTA is on the ball!
 

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Only 23.5Mb? Well, I'll see what happens.

*Doesn't work.
 

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i didnt have a problem with 11.7 in alpha will be nice to see how much of a boost these give
 
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I wish they'd release the darn Cat 11.9 WHQL instead...
 

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Like erocker said, Its an incomplete file and was not compiled correctly. why would AMD release this without testing?
 

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Probably setup the webpage first, put a random file there as a placeholder so they could confirm it worked right, and overzealous users found it first?

Or they just suck?

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I hope this update helps us 5000 series users due to the requirements for BF3
 
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I wonder how significant the driver will be though, doesn't show any scale/percentages... it could be all from 0.5 in some cards to the mighty 30% invidia...
 

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just in time for the HD6950 ill be getting soon
 

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I wonder how significant the driver will be though, doesn't show any scale/percentages... it could be all from 0.5 in some cards to the mighty 30% invidia...
This is a Battlefied 3 driver. Not sure what you're going on about. :ohwell:
 
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I can't wait to see someone do a 5x1 array of 16:9 landscape monitors. You probably couldn't even see the outermost monitors it would be so wide.
 
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I hope this update helps us 5000 series users due to the requirements for BF3
I was just planning on getting a second one :)

now if the download for this worked.
 
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I can't wait for this beta I will get to see what my crossfire can do with one of the newest games :D
 
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I can't wait to see someone do a 5x1 array of 16:9 landscape monitors. You probably couldn't even see the outermost monitors it would be so wide.
Yes but this driver does Portrait as well
 
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Did they do one for their mobile graphics cards as well?

My 6850 is being shipped and the only dedicated gpu I have is in my notebook, so I was wondering if they did the same for HD 6630M because that's all I got right now
 
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AFAIK mobile GPUs are only WHQL only
 
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Downloading now. Thanks for the heads up.


Edit: Oooooooh I like the new CCC UI. A lot easier for Crossfire users.
 
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