AMD OpenCL™ 2.0 Driver

Article Number: RN-WINLIN-OPENCL2-14.41


The AMD OpenCL™ 2.0 driver can be downloaded from the following links: 

Compatible Operating Systems

The AMD OpenCL™ 2.0 driver is designed to support the following platforms:

  • Microsoft Windows:
    • Windows 8.1 (64-bit version)
  • Linux Distributions:
    • Red Hat Enterprise 6.5 (64-bit version)
    • Ubuntu 14.04 (64-bit version)
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 support resources:

Highlights of AMD OpenCL 2.0 Driver

  • Support OpenCL 2.0 Core Features:
    • Shared Virtual Memory – Coarse Grain
    • C1x atomics and memory ordering
    • Pipes
    • Precision for Math built-in native functions
    • Program Scope Variables
    • Subgroups
    • New built-in functions
    • Generic Address Space
    • Images
    • Flexible ND-Range
    • Dynamic Parallelism

AMD Product Compatibility

The AMD OpenCL 2.0 driver is compatible with AMD graphics products based on GCN first generation products or higher.

Known Issues

  • Graphical corruption observed while running Sandra subtest bandwidth
  • Adobe Premiere Pro 2014 application hang observed
  • Multi-GPUs not supported on OpenCL 2.0
  • CPU Conformance not supported on OpenCL 2.0