AMD Releases Catalyst 15.9.1 Beta Driver With Memory Leak Fix



/ 3 years ago

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AMD has released the latest Catalyst 15.9.1 Beta driver which offers enhanced optimization for the upcoming Star Wars Battlefront Beta and Fable Legends preview. The 15.9.1 update also implements a wide array of other tweaks including an essential fix to address the memory leak issue. In the last driver version, re-sizing any browser would cause the memory utilization to spike to 100%. Here is a complete rundown of the changes in the latest Beta:

Performance Optimizations

    • Star Wars™: Battlefront Beta – Performance and quality optimizations
    • Fable Legends : Includes the latest DirectX® 12 optimizations for the Fable Legends: Benchmark

Resolved Issues:

    • [77609] A video memory leak can occur when browser and other windows are resized
    • [59474] Diablo 3 crashes in the Act 2 Desolate Sands area of the game
    • [59081] The AMD Catalyst Control Center ‘update’ option fails to download the latest driver
    • [58800] Dragon Age: Inquisition may crash if launched in Mantle mode
    • [58781] The DirectX® Diagnostic tool does not report DirectX® 12 available on supported products
    • [58677] World of Warships may crash on some AMD Radeon HD5000 and HD6000 series products
    • [58646] Assassin’s Creed® Unity may experience minor frame stutter when AMD CrossFire™ mode is enabled
    • [58485] Anti Aliasing settings not being retained after changes are applied
    • [58450] Some BENQ 144hz Freesync™ monitors may lose the signal while uninstalling the driver
    • [58495] DiRT Rally™ crashes during gameplay and benchmarking when launched in DirectX® 11 mode on some BENQ 144HZ Freesync monitors

Known Issues:

    • [57189] GTA V crashes on some AMD Radeon R9 390X GPU’s
    • [76899] Star Wars: Battlefront Bata –  Flickering may be experience if AMD Crossfire is enabled
    • [56099] Corruption may occur in DiRT Rally™ with CMAA enabled with Portrait SLS and AMD CrossFire™ mode enabled
    • [59792] A black screen may be encountered on bootup on Windows 10 systems. The system will ultimately continue to the Windows login screen.
    • [76930] Intermittent playback issues with Cyberlink PoweDVD when connecting to a 3D display with an HDMI cable
    • [76924] A TDR error may be experienced while toggling between minimized and maximized mode while viewing 4K Youtube content
    • [59475] Elite: Dangerous – poor performance may be experienced in SuperCruise mode
    • [59298] Final Fantasy XIV – Heavensward may crash when run in DirectX 11® mode and borderless window mode
    • [58870] Some applications may fail to launch on some Mobility platforms when launched in High Performance mode
    • [425417] Windows 10 driver installation may halt on some systems with an AMD 990FX chipset and AMD CrossFire™ enabled
    • [58506] Mad Max – Color corruption is observed when Alt+Ctrl+Del is pressed followed by the Escape key

To download the latest Beta driver please navigate to this link.

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