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 AMD Catalyst™ Driver

 

 

NameFile SizeRevision NumberRelease DateDownload Link
Release Info15.7.107/29/2015Download
Description:

Catalyst 15.7.1 & Graphics Driver Installer for Windows 7 32-Bit

The AMD Catalyst™ Software Suite, AMD Catalyst™ 15.7.1 contains the following:

  • AMD Catalyst™ Display Driver version 15.20.1062

Compatible Operating Systems: Windows® 7​ 32-bit

Included Highlights: Visit the Features section below to learn more about the following:

  • ​Virtual Super Resolution (VSR)​
  • Frame Rate Target Control™ (FRTC)​​
  • AMD FreeSync™ and AMD CrossFire™ Support
  • Performance Optimizations​

 

 

 Features

 

 

NameFile SizeRevision NumberRelease DateDownload Link
Catalyst Software Suite216 MB15.7.107/29/2015Download
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NameFile SizeRevision NumberRelease DateDownload Link
Features15.7.107/29/2015Download
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Virtual Super Resolution (VSR)

VSR provides image quality enhancements to games and Windows® desktop users by rendering images at a higher resolution and then down-scaling the same. VSR support has now been extended to the following products:

AMD Radeon™ R9 Fury SeriesAMD Radeon​™ R9 280 Series
AMD Radeon™ R9 390 SeriesAMD Radeon™ R9 270 Series
AMD Radeon™ R9 380 SeriesAMD Radeon™ R7 260 Series​
AMD Radeon™ R7 370 SeriesAMD Radeon™ HD 7900 Series
AMD Radeon™ R7 360 SeriesAMD Radeon™ HD 7800 Series
AMD Radeon™ R9 295X2AMD Radeon™ HD 7790 Series
AMD Radeon™ R9 290 SeriesDesktop A-Series 7400K APUs and above

Below is a list of supported resolutions:

Target Display Timing Supported VSR Modes
1366 X 768 @ 60Hz1600 X 900
1920 X 1080
1600 X 900 @ 60Hz1920 X 1080
1920 X 1080 @ 60Hz2560 X 1440
3200 X 1800
3840 X 2160 (AMD Radeon™ R9 285, AMD Radeon™ R9 380, AMD Radeon™ R9 Fury Series)
1920 X 1200 @ 60Hz2048 X 1536
2560 X 1600
3840 X 2400 (AMD Radeon™ R9 285, AMD Radeon™ R9 380​, AMD Radeon™ R9 Fury Series)
2560 X 1440 @ 60Hz3200 X 1800
1920 X 1080 @ 120Hz1920 X 1200 @ 120Hz
2048 X 1536 @ 120Hz

Frame Rate Target Control™ (FRTC)

FRTC allows the user to set a maximum frame rate when playing an application in full screen exclusive mode. This feature provides the following benefits:

  • Reduced GPU power consumption
  • Reduced system heat
  • Lower fan speeds and less noise

This feature is supported on applications using DirectX® 10 or DirectX® 11 and on the following AMD graphics products:

AMD Radeon™ R9 Fury SeriesAMD Radeon™ R9 280 Series
AMD Radeon™ R9 390 SeriesAMD Radeon™ R9 270 Series
AMD Radeon™ R9 380 SeriesAMD Radeon™ R7 260 Series
AMD Radeon™ R7 370 SeriesAMD Radeon™ HD 7900 Series
AMD Radeon™ R7 360 SeriesAMD Radeon™ HD 7800 Series
AMD Radeon™ R9 295X2AMD Radeon™ HD 7700 Series
AMD Radeon™ R9 290 Series

AMD FreeSync™ and AMD CrossFire™ Support

  • AMD FreeSync™ and AMD CrossFire™ can now be used together in applications using DirectX® 10 or DirectX ® 11. Please note, this feature is currently not supported on systems configured in AMD Dual Graphics mode.

Performance Optimizations

  • Counter-Strike®: Global Offensive – Profile change to reduce Flip Queue Size – improves the latest positional information from keyboard and mouse.
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 Supported Products

 

 

NameFile SizeRevision NumberRelease DateDownload Link
Supported Products15.7.107/29/2015Download
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AMD Product Compatibility

The AMD Catalyst™ 15.7.1 driver is compatible with the following AMD products.

AMD Desktop Product Family Compatibility​
AMD Radeon™ R9 200 SeriesAMD Radeon™ HD 7000 Series​
AMD Radeon™ R7 200 SeriesAMD Radeon™ HD 6000 Series
AMD Radeon™ R5 230 SeriesATI Radeon™ HD 5000 Series
AMD Radeon™ HD 8000 Series
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AMD All-In-One​​ Desktop Product Family Compatibility ​​
AMD Radeon™ HD 7600A SeriesAMD Radeon™ HD 6600A Series
AMD Radeon™ HD 7450A SeriesAMD Radeon™ HD 6350A Series
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AMD APU Product Family Compatibility

"Kaveri", "Godavari", and "Carrizo" series APUs are only supported by AMD Catalyst™ 15.7.1 on Windows® 7 (32 & 64-bit), Windows® 8.1 64-bit, and Windows® 10 (64-bit)​.

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

AMD Mobility Radeon™ Family Compatibility

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

​AMD Mobility Product Family Compatibility
AMD Radeon™ R9 M300 SeriesAMD Radeon™ R5 M200 Series
AMD Radeon™ R7 M300 SeriesAMD Radeon™ HD 8000M Series
AMD Radeon™ R5 M300 SeriesAMD Radeon™ HD 7000M Series
AMD Radeon™ R9 M200 Series​AMD Radeon™ HD 6000M Series
AMD Radeon™ R7 M200 Series​ATI Mobility Radeon™ HD 5000 Series
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Release Notes

 

 

NameFile SizeRevision NumberRelease DateDownload Link
Release Notes15.7.107/29/2015Download
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  • 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 assistance​.
  • When installing the AMD Catalyst™ Driver for Windows® operating system, the user must be logged on as Administrator, or have Administrator rights to complete the installation of the AMD Catalyst™ Driver.
  • The AMD Catalyst™ 15.7.1 Software Suite requires Windows® 7 Service Pack 1 to be installed.
  • The AMD Catalyst™ 15.7.1 Software Suite requires Microsoft® .NET Framework 4.5 to be installed. Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 is included in all AMD Catalyst™ packages.

Resolved Issues:

  • [421165] Battlefield™ Hardline becomes unresponsive after toggling the in-game Vsync option.
  • [422261] Mantle-based application may crash when system is woken from sleep mode
  • [422291] Battlefield™ 4 may crash if run in Mantle mode with AMD Crossfire™ enabled
  • [422273] A crash may be experienced on some AMD Radeon™ R9 300 series products while running the Unigene benchmark
  • [422249] A ‘missing Dll’ error message may be experienced while doing an express uninstall of the current driver
  • [421444] Transcoded clips may fail to play on some Drag and Drop devices
  • [422853] Some systems experience a minor performance drop from 15.15 to 15.20 in The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt with HairWorks enabled
  • [422800] Some “Kaveri” APU-based systems may experience minor performance drop on PCMark8® Video Group Chat & Casual Gaming tests
  • [422797] Display profiles are not retained after driver upgrade from 14.502 to 15.20
  • [422249] DLL missing popup message may be encountered when performing an express uninstall of the display driver. This will not impact the uninstall process
  • [422342] Cyberlink PowerDVD plays 3D content in 2D mode
  • [421570] Audio driver is banged out for non-primary ASIC after enabling CF and rebooting system
  • [422675] Intermittent BSOD occurs when launching a race in Dirt Rally™
  • [422621] With quad AMD CrossFire™ mode enabled, TDR or blank display occurs when launching DirectX® 9 application in full screen
  • [419871] BSOD observed when performing an express uninstall of the display driver in 4K resolution
  • [422671] Flickering corruption may occur in Dirt Rally™ with Advanced Blending enabled
  • [422672] Flickering corruption may occur in Dirt Rally™ when changing settings during gameplay
  • [422056] 3DMark Farandole may crash when AMD Mantle is selected from the test suite

Known Issues:​

  • ​[424127] The Firefox browser may crash while opening multiple tabs (2 or more)
    • Disabling hardware acceleration or opening multiple windows instead of multiple tabs is a temporary workaround solution
  • [423635] A Blue Screen error may be observed with some Intel+AMD configurations on driver installation. As a workaround, please update your drivers using Windows update.
  • ​​[423536] F1™ 2015 may experience poor AMD Crossfire™ scaling
  • [423976] GTA V may crash on extended gameplay on some AMD Radeon™ R9 300 series products
  • [423982] GRID: Autosport™ and Batman™: Arkham Knight may not launch on some Intel+AMD configurations
  • [423651] Applying Video Quality (VQ) settings while playing Flash/HTML5 content may result in screen flicker
  • [420370] The Frame Rate option is erroneously displayed in the AMD Catalyst™ Control Center Performance Tab for systems with Intel processors and AMD GPUs.
  • [423656] A Blue Screen error may be encountered on some AMD Radeon™ R9 300 series products if AMD Crossfire™ is enabled/disabled while BluRay or DVD playback is in progress
  • [423520] AMD Dual Graphics may not be available on some AMD A10-5750M-equipped laptops
  • [423824] Unable to create an SLS in Eyefinity if a 5K display is part of the SLS.
  • [423759] Fill SLS mode will not apply when 2560x1600 resolution and 2560x1440 resolution displays are used
  • [423550] VSR mode may be erroneously displayed on devices that do not support the feature
  • [423378] Dirt Rally™ may show corruption in game textures after installing the V500 game update
  • [423969] System may hang while running the 3D Mark 2011 benchmark in a loop on some AMD Radeon™ R9 200 series products.
  • [422748] Battlefield Hardline may experience stuttering during game play
  • [422806] Battlefield Hardline may crash on pressing Ctrl+Alt+Del while running in Mantle mode
  • ​[423311] A TDR error may be experienced when running the Windows Metro camera application in a SLS configuration
  • [422944] Fire in Total War™ : Attila may experience corruption when in AMD CrossFire™ mode
  • [422291] Battlefield 4 triggers TDR and crash when running in AMD Mantle mode
  • [421719] Flickering and intermittent display blanking out with LG31MU97 if resolution is set above 1920x1080
  • [422674] Corruption may occur in Dirt Rally™ with CMAA enabled with Portrait SLS and AMD CrossFire™ mode enabled
  • [421388] AMD Radeon™ R9 390 Series may experience screen corruption in 3Dmark11 "Deep Sea" Demo
  • [422623] Rage: In game cinematic may stutter when quad AMD Crossfire™ mode is enabled
  • ​[421110] The Witcher® 3: Wild Hunt - Corruption may be observed when AA is enabled in AMD Crossfire™ mode

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:

AMD Issue Reporting Form​​​

  • This d​river 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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