AMD launches AMD Catalyst 15.7 Driver to enhance user experience

AMD has unveiled AMD Catalyst 15.7 Driver which delivers seamless and intuitive support for Windows 10 and the DirectX 12 API while helping user get the most out of their AMD APU and GPU solutions.

The foundation driver will enrich user experience while delivering reliable performance, innovative features and technologies.

The company said the AMD Catalyst driver will be fully integrated with Microsoft Windows 10 as part of the Windows driver update component.

This apart, AMD APUs and Radeon GPUs running Windows 10 will be able to deliver a highly advanced entertainment experience to the user.

The hardware based HEVC decoder enable to stream content at the highest resolutions, 4K and beyond.

Additionally, Window Display Driver Model (WDDM) 2.0 works with Windows 10 to reduce the driver workload on graphics hardware.

Frame Rate Target Control (FRTC) delivers stable and consistent performance in games with real-time frame rate control while Virtual Super Resolution provides image quality enhancement to gamers and Windows desktop users.


Also, AMD FreeSync Technology eliminates screen tearing without lag and latency and works in Crossfire mode.

“The AMD Catalyst 15.7 driver enables a refined user experience, with better gaming, better streaming and video quality, and incredible efficiency, taking AMD’s Graphics Core Next (GCN) state-of-the-art architecture to the next level,” said Ari Rauch, corporate VP, Software Development for AMD.

Few days ago, zSpace selected AMD FirePro W5170M to power the new zSpace for Education which delivers interaction and group collaboration through a VR precision, stylus.

Last month, AMD unveiled next-generation AMD Radeon graphics cards for PC gaming to bring high resolutions, VR experiences, gameplay, support for new, advanced APIs like DirectX 12 and Vulka, and form factors.

Shilpa Khatri

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