Michel Danzer – AMD graphics driver engineer recently announced the release of AMDGPU 1.1.0 (xf86-video-amdgpu), the Xorg driver for AMD Radeon GPUs supported by the amdgpu kernel driver. This release supports xserver versions 1.9-1.18. This latest release comes with over 50 major improvements and fixes. AMDGPU 1.1.0 Hightlights Support for the upcoming Polaris family of GPUs. Option “TearFree” can now prevent tearing with rotation / reflection as well (with Xorg = 1.
AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition 15.12 recently released, fixes the high idle power usage on Windows 7, the snow flickering and sky rendering issues spotted in Star Wars: Battlefront, as well as the texture corruption, experienced while playing Just Cause 3. Highlights of AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition 15.12 Resolved Issues Radeon Settings driver update check is not available for minor driver versions System has higher idle power usage on Windows® 7 when running with Radeon Settings Star Wars™: Battlefront – Snow flickers in a few locations in the game Star Wars™: Battlefront – Sky rendering may be broken in some game locations Fallout 4 – The compass may flicker during gameplay on AMD Radeon R9 390 series products.
The new AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition Proprietary Linux Graphics Driver has been released for the Linux platform. This version of the AMD Radeon Software Linux Proprietary Graphics Driver is designed to support the following Linux distributions: Distributions supported: Red Hat Enterprise Linux Suite 7.2, 7.1, 7.0, 6.7, 6.6, 6.5 Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS, 14.04.2, 14.04.3, 15.04, 15.10 SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 SP3, 12 OpenSuSE 13.
Nvidia team has announced the release of Nvidia 340.76 graphics driver for Linux-based operating systems has just been released this week and its available for download. This release comes with minor bugfixes. NVidia 340.76 Release Highlights Fixed a bug that caused frequent AMD-Vi page faults on systems with some AMD 8xx/9xx-series chipsets when used with some NVIDIA GPUs. Fixed a regression that could cause system crashes when terminating the X server on systems with an NVIDIA Quadro SDI Capture card installed.
AMD Catalyst delivers a full software solution for PCs running several operating systems including Microsoft Windows 7, Windows 8, Linux and supports AMD Radeon graphics including: AMD Radeon graphics processors for desktops AMD Radeon graphics processors for notebook PCs AMD Chipsets with integrated AMD Radeon graphics on board The latest release AMD Catalyst 14.6 Beta driver comes with a number of new features.