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Posted by on Jun 26, 2013 in Hardware News |

AMD launches new Catalyst and Catalyst drivers for Windows Pro 8.1 Preview

AMD launches new Catalyst and Catalyst drivers for Windows Pro 8.1 Preview

From a few hours ago, Microsoft made ​​available the expected users of Windows 8.1 Preview version , which incorporates many new features (which can be found on our sister site SlashGear ). But since this is a preliminary version, still do not recommend installation in industrial environments and / or business.

introduces some updates and improvements in the GUI and in the bowels of the system, one of the main changes support the new model drivers Windows Display Model (WDDM 1.3), which offers more GPU-accelerated features, which can be exploited both the Windows GUI 8.1 Preview, as by applications.

is the first to present their new drivers compatible with 1.3, which support the entire line of GPUs compatible with Microsoft API (DirectX 11 GPUs continue using WDDM 1.2), taking full advantage of the improvements offered for the operating and applications:

  • Microsoft Wireless Display Support.
  • Support for playback of videos to 48Hz.
  • GPU-accelerated Video Conferencing (Skype / Lync).
  • Tiled Support Resources (exclusive DirectX 11.1 GPUs).

You can download the new drivers from the following links:

Link: Windows 8.1 AMD Catalyst Preview driver (AMD)

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