AMD Catalyst 14.1 Beta Which Supports Mantle Is Available For Download


Posted on Feb 2 2014 - 4:07am by Milos M.
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Many of you know that Battlefield 4 has recently been patched with AMD’s new API called Mantle. However AMD hasn’t released the driver in order to support Mantle due to some major bugs that have occurred at the last moment. AMD has focused all of their engineer power and after just 2 days we have received the much awaited driver. The driver can be downloaded from here.

 

AMD Catalyst 14.1 Beta Which Supports Mantle Is Available for Download AMD Catalyst 14.1 Beta Which Supports Mantle Is Available For Download

 

We are already conducting extensive testing in Battlefield 4 in order to determine what is the true gain of the Mantle API so make sure to subscribe to our newsletter and follows on Facebook in order to get the most accurate results.

 

AMD catalyst 14.1 beta AMD Catalyst 14.1 Beta Which Supports Mantle Is Available For Download

 

Release notes:

  • AMD A10-7850K
  • AMD A10-7700K

Mantle Beta driver

  • AMD’s Mantle is a groundbreaking graphics API that promises to transform the world of game development to help bring better, faster games to the PC
  • Performance gain of up to 45%(versus the DirectX version) for Battlefield 4 on the R9 290 Series
  • Performance gain of up to 200% (versus the DirectX version) for Star Swarm on the R9 290 Series
    • AMD Catalyst 14.1 Beta must be used in conjunction with versions of these applications that support Mantle
    • It is expected that these applications will have future updates to support additional AMD Mantle features
  • AMD Mantle Beta driver is currently supported on:
    • AMD Radeon™ R9 Series GPUs
    • AMD Radeon™ R7 Series GPUs
    • AMD Radeon™ HD 7000 Series GPUs
    • AMD Radeon™ HD 8000 Series GPUs
    • AMD A10-7000 Series and AMD A8-7000 Series APUs
  • ​​​​​For additional details please see the AMD Mantle Technology FAQ on amd.com​
  • Enhanced AMD CrossFire frame pacing – Support for 4K panel and Eyefinity non-XDMA CrossFire solutions (including the AMD Radeon R9 280, 270 Series, 7900 Series,  7800 Series) and Dual Graphics configurations
    • ​​​Frame pacing ensures that frames rendered across multiple GPUs in an AMD CrossFire configuration will be displayed at an even and regular pace
    • Supported on 4K panels and Eyefinity configurations
    • Supported on AMD Dual Graphics configurations
    • Supported on DirectX® 10 and DirectX 11 applications​​​

Resolved issue highlights of AMD Catalyst 14.1 Beta​​

  • Resolves ground texture flickering seen in Total War: Rome 2 with high settings (and below) set in game
  • Resolves flickering texture corruption when playing Call of Duty: Ghosts (multi-player) in the space station level



3 Comments so far. Feel free to join this conversation.

  1. ANY February 3, 2014 at 4:31 am - Reply

    Will u make a bf4 mantle api review or benchmark test?

  2. Nikolas Nikolaou February 3, 2014 at 8:15 am - Reply

    We are currently doing the tests as well as image comparisons. You should see it by tomorrow.

    • ANY February 7, 2014 at 12:59 am - Reply

      Done?

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