Catalyst 12.4

Release Notes

Feature highlights of the AMD Catalyst™ 12.4 driver:

Windows XP support for the AMD Radeon HD 7900 Series, AMD Radeon HD 7800, and AMD Radeon HD 7700 Series
  • In addition to Windows 7 and Windows Vista support, Catalyst 12.4 now also introduces Windows XP (64-bit/32-bit) support for the AMD Radeon HD 7900, AMD Radeon HD 7800, and AMD Radeon HD 7700 Series

Super Sampling Anti-Aliasing: Level of Detail (LOD) Image Quality enhancements
  • Supported on the AMD Radeon HD 7900, AMD Radeon HD 7800, and AMD Radeon HD 7700 Series
  • LOD Image quality enhancements for Super Sample Anti-Aliasing and Adaptive Anti-Aliasing through the AMD Catalyst™ Control Center for DirectX® 10 and DirectX® 11 applications.
  • Applications must support in game Anti-Aliasing for the feature to work (Forced on Anti-Aliasing through the Catalyst Control Center is not supported for DirectX 10 and DirectX 11 applications)
Morphological Anti-Aliasing (MLAA): Significant performance enhancements
  • Supported on the AMD Radeon HD 7900, AMD Radeon HD 7800, AMD Radeon HD 7700 Series, AMD Radeon HD 6000 Series, and AMD Radeon HD 5000 Series
  • MLAA now operates up to 80% faster than previous versions
Texture filtering quality improvements
  • Supported on the AMD Radeon HD 7900, AMD Radeon HD 7800, and AMD Radeon HD 7700 Series
  • Improvements have been made to the texture filtering algorithm (for both DirectX9 and DirectX10/DirectX11 applications) to increase the quality of rendered textures, with no impact to performance


Feature highlights of the AMD Catalyst™ 12.4 Linux driver:

This release of AMD Catalyst™ Linux introduces support for the following new operating systems
  • Ubuntu 12.04 early look support
  • openSuse 12.1 production support


Resolved issues: Highlights of the AMD Catalyst™ 12.4 driver:

  • Elder Scolls: Skyrim : flickering square corruption is no longer observed on certain AMD Graphics cards.
  • Rage : Vsync is no longer disabled after task switching.
  • Tearing is no longer observed on the third screen in 3x1 and 1x3 Eyefinity configurations.

AMD Catalyst 12.4 Linux x86 und x86_64

103.34 MiB, 278 Downloads, Linux, Linux 64bit

AMD Catalyst 12.4 WHQL Win7/Vista 64bit

153.44 MiB, 739 Downloads, Vista 64bit, Win 7 64bit, Win 8 64bit

AMD Catalyst 12.4 WHQL Win7/Vista 32bit

110.32 MiB, 269 Downloads, Vista, Win 7, Win 8

AMD Catalyst 12.4 WHQL WinXP 64bit

139.40 MiB, 47 Downloads, Win XP 64bit

AMD Catalyst 12.4 WHQL WinXP 32bit

101.50 MiB, 133 Downloads, Win XP