Catalyst 12.11 with performance boost up to 20% (recommended driver)

Okay first thing first, if you own an AMD Radeon HD 7000 series graphic card go down and click download then go back and read what's in this driver, that's because AMD don't always release a driver with this among of performance improvement .

AMD released AMD Catalyst 12.11 Beta 32 and 64-bit for Windows 7 and Vista comes with lot of performance boost over the precedent version in many games, the performance gain can be up to 20%  for HD 7700, HD7800 and HD7900 graphic cards, for mobile GPUs, a whooping 90% for Mobility 7970M users on Just Cause 2, these changes are considered as significants and noticeable free more FPS on many games for just updating the driver, a WHQL version will be online next month, now check bellow performance highlights :

Performance Highlights of the AMD CATALYST 12.11 BETA Driver
  • 10%-15% more performance in Battlefield 3 in most cases
    • More than 20% in certain missions and sequences (Comrades)
  • Up to 7% more performance in Metro 2033
  • Up to 10% more performance in DIRT Showdown
  • Up to 8% more performance in Sleeping Dogs
  • Up to 12% more performance in Civilization V
  • Up to 10% more performance in StarCraft II
  • Up to 8% more performance in Sniper Elite: V2 
Resolved issue highlights of AMD Catalyst 12.11 Beta Driver
  • Resolves performance issues (where GPU activity runs at lower values than expected) seen on the AMD Radeon HD 7870
  • AMD Catalyst Mobility 7970M performance for AMD Enduro™ Technology supported platforms has been substantially improved for DirectX 10 and DirectX 11 applications. An updated driver for 7970M users featuring AMD Enduro™ Technology with additional DirectX 9 performance improvements will be released soon.
    • 3DMark Vantage – Up to 15%
    • 3DMark 11 – Up to 12%
    • AvP – Up to 11%
    • Battlefield 3 – Up to 25%
    • Crysis 2: Up to 45%
    • DiRT Showdown – Up to 62%
    • ETQW – Up to 8%
    • Hard Reset – Up to 8%
    • Just Cause 2 – Up to 90%
    • The Chronicles of Riddick – Up to 4%
    • Shogun 2 – Up to 56%
    • Sniper Elite V2 – Up to 60%
    • Tom Clancy’s HAWX – Up to 56%
    • Unigine Heaven – Up to 33%
    • Wolfenstein – Up to 9%

Download the AMD Catalyst 12.11 beta now


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Catalyst 12.11 with performance boost up to 20% (recommended driver) Catalyst 12.11 with performance boost up to 20% (recommended driver) Reviewed by Maherr Live on Monday, October 22, 2012 Rating: 5