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 8.921.2 RC11 AMD Radeon™ HD 7900 driver

Last Updates: 1/25/2012
Article Number: GPU-143
Feature highlights of the 8.921.2 RC11 AMD Radeon™ HD 7900 driver


Super Sampling Anti-Aliasing and Adaptive Anti-Aliasing Preview support for DirectX® 10 and DirectX® 11 applications

  • AMD Radeon™ HD 7900 users can now enable 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)

Performance highlights of the 8.921.2 RC11 AMD Radeon™ HD 7900 driver

  • 8% (up to) performance improvement in Aliens vs. Predator
  • 15% (up to) performance improvement in Battleforge with Anti-Aliasing enabled
  • 3% (up to) performance improvement in Battlefield 3
  • 3% (up to) performance improvement in Crysis 2
  • 6% (up to) performance improvement in Crysis Warhead
  • 10% (up to) performance improvement in F1 2010
  • 5% (up to) performance improvement in Unigine with Anti-Aliasing enabled
  • 250% (up to) performance improvement in TessMark (OpenGL) when set to “insane” levels

Issues Addressed: highlights of the 8.921.2 RC11 AMD Radeon™ HD 7900 driver

  • Folding@Home: intermittent stability for the OpenCL™ version
  • Call of Duty Modern Warfare 3 minor flickering with Tri AMD CrossFireX™ configurations
  • Dragon Age 2 no longer experiences minor flickering with Tri AMD CrossFireX™ configurations
  • StarCraft 2 errors when quitting campaign with Tri and Quad AMD CrossFireX™ configurations
  • BattleForge instability with Tri AMD CrossFireX™ configurations
  • Stability when enabling / disabling AMD CrossFireX™ and installing the AMD graphics driver on AMD CrossfireX™ configurations

Known Issues:

  • Just Cause 2  - Launching the application will cause a hang for single GPU and AMD CrossfireX™ configurations

      Instructions:
Download and install the Driver from the following location:

AMD Catalyst™ Driver AMD Radeon™ HD 7900 series 

 

For detailed instructions on how to install the drivers, refer to:

Article GPU-33 for a Windows® 7 based system

        Note! This Driver is provided “AS IS” in accordance with the End User License Agreement.

      Applicable Products:
This article applies to the following configuration(s):

·         Hardware

AMD Radeon™ HD 7900 Series

·         Operating Systems  

 Windows® 7 64-bit Edition

 


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