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 AMD Catalyst™ 15.11.1 Beta Driver for Windows® Release Notes

Article Number: RN-WIN-15.11.1 BETA

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AMD Catalyst™ 15.11.1 Beta for Windows®

This article provides information on the latest posting of the AMD Catalyst™ Software Suite, AMD Catalyst™ 15.11.1 Beta Driver.

This particular software suite updates the AMD Catalyst™ Display Driver and the AMD Catalyst™ Control Center. This unified driver has been updated, and is designed to provide enhanced performance and reliability.

Package Contents

The AMD Catalyst™ Software Suite, AMD Catalyst™ 15.11.1 Beta Driver contains the following:

    • AMD Catalyst™ Display Driver version 15.201.1151.1010

The AMD Catalyst™ 15.11.1 Beta Driver can be downloaded from the following links:​

Installing The AMD Catalyst Software Driver
 For detailed instructions on how to correctly uninstall or install the AMD Catalyst™ Software Suite, please refer to the following instructional resources:

NOTES

  • This driver is not intended for use on AMD products running in Apple Boot Camp platforms. Users of these platforms should contact their manufacturer for driver support.
  • When installing the AMD Catalyst™ Driver for Windows®, the user must be logged on as Administrator, or have Administrator rights to complete the installation of the AMD Catalyst Driver.
  • The AMD Catalyst 15.11.1 Beta Software Suite requires Windows 7 Service Pack 1 to be installed.
  • The AMD Catalyst 15.11.1 Beta Software Suite requires Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 to be installed. Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 is included in all AMD Catalyst™ driver packages.
  • AMD Eyefinity technology is designed to give gamers access to high display resolutions. As pixel count grows, the graphics "horsepower" required to drive the displays at a reasonable frame rate can increase dramatically. Depending on the game and system configuration, users may notice texture corruption and reduced frame rates when running games in multi-monitor Eyefinity modes.

AMD Product Compatibility

The AMD Catalyst™ 15.11.1 Beta Driver is compatible with the following AMD products.

AMD Desktop Product Family Compatibility
AMD Radeon™ R9 Fury Series GraphicsAMD Radeon™ R5 230 Series Graphics
​AMD Radeon™ R9 Nano Series Graphics​AMD Radeon™ HD 8000 Series Graphics
AMD Radeon™ R9 300 Series GraphicsAMD Radeon™ HD 7000 Series Graphics
AMD Radeon™ R9 200 Series GraphicsAMD Radeon™ HD 6000 Series Graphics
AMD Radeon™ R7 300 Series GraphicsATI Radeon™ HD 5000 Series Graphics
AMD Radeon™ R7 200 Series Graphics

 

AMD All-In-One Desktop Product Family Compatibility
AMD Radeon™ HD 7600A Series GraphicsAMD Radeon™ HD 6600A Series Graphics
AMD Radeon™ HD 7450A Series GraphicsAMD Radeon™ HD 6350A Series Graphics

 

AMD APU Product Family Compatibility

AMD APU series codenamed "Kaveri", "Godavari" and "Carrizo" are only supported by AMD Catalyst™ 15.11.1 Beta on Windows® 7 (32 & 64-bit),  Windows® 8.1 (64-bit) and Windows® 10 (64-bit).

AMD APU Product Family Compatibility
Desktop Mobile
AMD A-Series APUs with Radeon™ R7 Graphics AMD Radeon™ HD 8000D Series Graphics
AMD A-Series APUs with Radeon™ R6 Graphics AMD Radeon™ HD 7000D Series Graphics
AMD A-Series APUs with Radeon™ R5 Graphics AMD Radeon™ HD 6000D Series Graphics
AMD A-Series APUs with Radeon™ R4 Graphics AMD Radeon™ HD 8000G Series Graphics
AMD A-Series APUs with Radeon™ R3 Graphics AMD Radeon™ HD 7000G Series Graphics
AMD FX-8800P APUs with AMD Radeon​ R7 Graphics AMD Radeon™ HD 6000G Series Graphics
AMD E-Series APUs with  Radeon™ R2 Graphics


 

AMD Mobility Radeon™ Family Compatibility

AMD Catalyst™ Mobility driver is a notebook reference graphics driver with limited support for system vendor specific features.

AMD Mobility Product Family Compatibility
AMD Radeon™ R9 M300 Series Graphics AMD Radeon™ R5 M200 Series Graphics
AMD Radeon™ R7 M300 Series Graphics AMD Radeon™ HD 8000M Series Graphics
AMD Radeon™ R5 M300 Series Graphics AMD Radeon™ HD 7000M Series Graphics
AMD Radeon™ R9 M200 Series Graphics AMD Radeon™ HD 6000M Series Graphics
AMD Radeon™ R7 M200 Series GraphicsATI Mobility Radeon™ HD 5000 Series Graphics

 

Compatible Operating Systems

AMD Catalyst™ 15.11.1 Beta is designed to support the following Microsoft Windows platforms:

    • Windows® 10 (32 & 64-bit)
    • Windows® 8.1 (32 & 64-bit)
    • Windows® 7 SP1 or higher (32 & 64-bit)

Highlights of AMD Catalyst™ 15.11.1 Beta Windows Driver

Performance Optimizations

Includes quality and performance optimizations for the following titles:

      • Star Wars™: Battlefront
      • Fallout 4
      • Assassin's Creed® Syndicate
      • Call of Duty® : Black Ops III

Known Issues:

  • [80314] Assassin's Creed® Syndicate - Game cannot be launched in full screen mode on some laptop systems  with an Intel processor and an AMD graphics device
  • [80119] Star Wars™ :  Battlefront - Game cannot be launched in full screen mode on some laptop systems with an Intel processor and an AMD graphics device.
  • [79824] Call of Duty® : Black Ops III - Flickering may be observed when running the game in DirectX® 11  mode and with AMD Crossfire™ enabled
  • [59475] Elite: Dangerous - poor performance may be experienced in SuperCruise mode under Windows® 10
  • [78912] A black screen may be experienced on booting Windows® 10 on some systems with switchable graphics  -  with AMD Radeon HD5000 series graphics cards,  when connected to an HDMI monitor

AMD Issue Reporting Form

This driver release incorporates suggestions received through the AMD Issue Reporting Form. To provide us with your feedback, visit the AMD Issue Reporting Form.


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