AMD Releases Catalyst 13.9 Drivers

👤by Craig Farren Comments 📅20.09.2013 07:59:40

AMD have announced that their first logo certified Windows 8.1 drivers have been released. The Catalyst 13.9 WHQL fixes a number of bugs as well as boosts performance in a number of games. You can view the resolved issues below.

  • Severe flicker in Far Cry® 3 game cinematic that may continue into gameplay.
  • BSOD crash when enabling CrossFire in the AMD Catalyst Control Center after installing a third AMD Radeon HD7790 graphics card.
  • BSOD crash in Windows 8 when display turns off (idle/sleep mode). Ed. (A good thing to have fixed)
  • AMD Catalyst Control Center crash after creating an Eyefinity Group.
  • Disappearing mouse cursor in Windows 8 after completing the AMD Catalyst Driver installation and rebooting the system.
  • Cyberlink PowerDVD stop working with a pop-up error message during playback of a Blu-Ray movie under Power Saving mode.
  • When Dual Graphics is disabled within AMD Catalyst Control Center, the secondary display connected may not enable.
  • Frame drops experienced during playback of interlaced Blu-Ray content when all visual quality settings are enabled in AMD Catalyst Control Center.
  • Significant game performance slowdowns when moving the mouse cursor in World of Warcraft using DirectX 9 rendering mode.
  • Anti-aliasing and anisotropic filtering settings saved within created AMD Catalyst Control Center application profiles do not apply correctly.
  • Windows 8 Metro applications experience very low FPS when Dual Graphics is enabled in the AMD Catalyst Control Center.

Of course these drivers aren't just for Windows 8.1 which is getting released soon so it's advisable to update them as soon as possible.

The latest version of the AMD Catalyst™ Software Suite, AMD Catalyst™ 13.9 is designed to support the following Microsoft Windows platforms:

  • Windows 8.1 (32 & 64-bit version)
  • Windows 8 (32 & 64-bit version)
  • Windows 7 (32 & 64-bit version with SP1 or higher)


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