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Nvidia has released the 358.91 WHQL certified graphics driver. This driver is for GeForce 400 and higher graphics cards under Windows Vista, 7, 8 and 10. This is the recommended driver for Fallout 4, Star Wars: Battlefront & StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void.
Release Highlights

Prior to a new title launching, our driver team is working up until the last minute to ensure every performance tweak and bug fix possible makes it into the Game Ready driver. As a result, you can be sure you’ll have the best day-1 gaming experience for your favorite new titles.

Game Ready
Learn more about how to get the optimal experience for Fallout 4, Star Wars: Battlefront, and StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void.
 


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AMD has released the Catalyst 15.11.1 Beta graphics driver:
AMD Catalyst™ 15.11.1 Beta Driver for Windows® Release Notes
Article Number: RN-WIN-15.11.1 BETA


AMD Catalyst™ 15.11.1 Beta for Windows®

This article provides information on the latest posting of the AMD Catalyst™ Software Suite, AMD Catalyst™ 15.11.1 Beta Driver.

This particular software suite updates the AMD Catalyst™ Display Driver and the AMD Catalyst™ Control Center. This unified driver has been updated, and is designed to provide enhanced performance and reliability.

Package Contents

The AMD Catalyst™ Software Suite, AMD Catalyst™ 15.11.1 Beta Driver contains the following:

  • AMD Catalyst™ Display Driver version 15.201.1151.1010
The AMD Catalyst™ 15.11.1 Beta Driver can be downloaded from the following links:

Installing The AMD Catalyst Software Driver
For detailed instructions on how to correctly uninstall or install the AMD Catalyst™ Software Suite, please refer to the following instructional resources:

NOTES

  • This driver is not intended for use on AMD products running in Apple Boot Camp platforms. Users of these platforms should contact their manufacturer for driver support.
  • When installing the AMD Catalyst™ Driver for Windows®, the user must be logged on as Administrator, or have Administrator rights to complete the installation of the AMD Catalyst Driver.
  • The AMD Catalyst 15.11.1 Beta Software Suite requires Windows 7 Service Pack 1 to be installed.
  • The AMD Catalyst 15.11.1 Beta Software Suite requires Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 to be installed. Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 is included in all AMD Catalystdriver packages.
  • AMD Eyefinity technology is designed to give gamers access to high display resolutions. As pixel count grows, the graphics "horsepower" required to drive the displays at a reasonable frame rate can increase dramatically. Depending on the game and system configuration, users may notice texture corruption and reduced frame rates when running games in multi-monitor Eyefinity modes.
 


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Nvidia has released the 359.00 WHQL certified graphics driver.
Prior to a new title launching, our driver team is working up until the last minute to ensure every performance tweak and bug fix possible makes it into the Game Ready driver. As a result, you can be sure you’ll have the best day-1 gaming experience for your favorite new titles.

Game Ready
Learn more about how to get the optimal experience for Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate and Overwatch: Beta

GameWorks VR 1.0 Support
Driver support for GameWorks VR 1.0, including Multi-Res shading and Windows 10 support. Learn more atdeveloper.nvidia.com/vr.
 


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AMD today launched the new AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition. AMD Radeon Software (Crimson Edition) will replace the good old Catalyst software. These new editions will be renamed from time to time, every time named after a shade of red.

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Introducing Radeon Software Crimson Edition
This year’s software release marks a new era for AMD. Radeon Software Crimson Edition is AMD’s revolutionary new graphics software, delivering a redesigned user interface, supercharged graphics performance, remarkable new features, and innovation that redefines the overall user experience — at no additional charge.

  • Performance-driven design
  • User-oriented functionality
  • Trustworthy stability

The art of simplicity. Intuitive new user interface.
Our new streamlined user interface gets an updated name: “AMD Catalyst™ Control Center” is now “Radeon Settings”. Architected to enable the best from AMD graphics hardware, user-friendly Radeon Settings is lightning fast, looks sharp, works smoothly, and delivers intuitive functionality that requires less effort and fewer mouse clicks than its predecessor.


Powerful performance. Game-changing efficiency.
Radeon Software Crimson Edition ventures beyond the realm of traditional graphics driver software to deliver extraordinary performance and precise control of graphics, video, displays, and forward-thinking power efficiency from the latest AMD technologies and advances:

  • Fast high-speed game loading with Shader Cache.
  • Optimized Flip Queue Size provides users with the very latest keyboard and mouse positional information while gaming
  • Frame Pacing: smoother gaming enhancements enabled on DirectX® 9 games
  • Enhanced image quality for 1080p media content scaled to 4K using adaptive directional filtering technology
  • Fine-tuned Dynamic Contrast algorithm

  • Enhanced Video quality settings for 6th Generation A-Series AMD APUs
  • Display Port to HDMI™ 2.0 dongle support
  • Customizable display settings with fine tuning for resolutions, timings, and refresh rates
  • AMD FreeSync™ technology enhancements including AMD CrossFire™ support for DirectX 9 games and low frame rate compensation for smoother gameplay when below the minimum refresh rate
  • Incredible power efficiency for select products and applications through power optimizations
  • Frame Rate Target Control enhancements including; power saving capability, support for DirectX 9 games and extended range for target control (20 – 200 FPS)

Remarkable Features. Full-blown experience.
Virtual Reality is at the cusp of launching into the consumer marketplace. Tens of thousands of developers are working on a wide array of applications, including simulation, gaming, entertainment, education, social media, travel, medicine, real estate, ecommerce, and more.

  • AMD released the Alpha version of its AMD LiquidVR™ SDK to a select number of developers. Creating a platform that provides software functionality to simplify and optimize VR development, LiquidVR unlocks many unique hardware features designed to seamlessly interplay with VR headsets to help enable smooth and immersive VR experiences.
  • Radeon Software Crimson Edition is the first publically available driver that enables all LiquidVR features, which are currently being validated and tested by VR headset manufacturers and ecosystem partners.

Enabling the incredible. Empowering the developers.
Consumers experience what developers imagine. Turning the developer’s vision into reality is one of our greatest priorities, and with the Radeon Software Crimson Edition software we are delivering an impressive list of tools to help developers code, analyze, and debug the next great applications.
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AMD has released the Crimson Edition Hotfix driver for the HD 7700, HD 8500 series and above on Windows 7, 8.1 and 10. This is to fix the recently identified fan speed errors:
AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition 15.11.1 Update
Article Number: RN-WIN-RADEONCRIMSON15-11-1UPDATE
This article provides information on the latest posting of the AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition 15.11.1 Update.


Package Contents

The AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition 15.11.1 Update contains the following:

  • AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition 15.11.1 Update Driver version 15.30.1025.1001
 


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New Nvidia WHQL driver version 359.06 for the latest games (Just Cause 3, Umbrella Corps) with SLI profiles for Fallout 4:
What’s New in Version 359.06 WHQL
Prior to a new title launching, our driver team works until the last minute to ensure every performance tweak and bug fix possible makes it into the Game Ready driver. As a result, you can be sure you’ll have the best day-1 gaming experience for your favorite new titles.

Game Ready
Learn more about how to get the optimal experience for Just Cause 3 and Rainbow Six: Siege.

Application SLI Profiles
Added or updated the following SLI profiles:
• Fallout 4 - SLI profile added
• Just Cause 3 - Single-SLI profile added
• Umbrella Corps - SLI profile added

3D Vision Profiles
Added or updated the following 3DV profiles:
• Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate - Not recommended
• Just Cause 3 - Not recommended
• Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege - Not recommended

3D Compatibility Mode Profiles
These games must be run in DirectX 10/11 mode to see improvements and are not compatible with 3D Vision Surround mode. See “3D Compatibility Mode” on page 7 for more information.

Added or updated the following compatibility mode profiles:
• Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate - Excellent
• Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege - Not recommended Software Modules
• NView - version 146.78
• HD Audio Driver - version 1.3.34.4
• NVIDIA PhysX System Software - version 9.15.0428
• GeForce Experience - version 2.7.4.10
 


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GeForce Hot Fix driver 359.12
Answer ID 3812 | Published 12/02/2015 03:11 PM | Updated 12/02/2015 04:49 PM
GeForce Hot Fix driver 359.12
This is a GeForce Hot Fix driver, version 359.12 that addresses the following issue:

  • Game crashes on certain GeForce GTX 860M notebooks
Click the appropriate link to download.

Windows 7 and 8

64 bit Notebook

32 bit Notebook

Windows 10

64 bit Notebook - Win10

32 bit Notebook - Win 10
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GeForce Hot Fix driver 359.12
 


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AMD release Crimson Edition 5.12:
Radeon Software Crimson Edition 15.12 has been released for Windows®

The latest update to Radeon Software Crimson Edition.
This release improves on the original Radeon Software Crimson Edition 15.11 release.

Radeon Software Crimson Edition is AMD's revolutionary new graphics software that delivers redesigned functionality, supercharged graphics performance, remarkable new features, and innovation that redefines the overall user experience.

Included Highlights:
• Fast Start up
• Intuitive Navigation
• Game Manager
• Overdrive
• Bug Fixes


AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition release is for AMD Radeon™ HD 7700+ Series Graphics products or higher.

Radeon Software Crimson Edition Release notes
 


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Nvidia release WHQL Driver version 361.43. This driver adds support for VR along with various bug fixes.
NVIDIA continues to work closely with VR headset and game developers to deliver amazing VR games and applications. This Game Ready driver includes the latest GameWorks VR tweaks, bug fixes, and optimizations to ensure you have the ultimate VR gaming experience.

Gaming Technology
Support added for GameWorks VR 1.1 including VR SLI support for OpenGL applications and support for the latest Oculus SDK
 


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AMD has released the Crimson Edition 16.1 Hotfix driver for the HD 7700, HD 8500 series and above on Windows 7, 8.1 and 10.
AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.1 Hotfix Release Notes
Article Number: RN-WIN-RADEONCRIMSON16.1HOTFIX
This article provides information on the latest posting of the AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.1 Hotfix Driver

Package Contents

The AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.1 Hotfix Driver contains the following:

  • AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.1 Hotfix Driver Version 15.301.1201
The AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.1 Hotfix Driver can be downloaded from the following links:

Installing the AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.1 Hotfix Driver
For detailed instructions on how to correctly uninstall or install the AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition Drivers, please refer to the following support resources:

 


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Nvidia has released the 361.60 Hotfix graphics driver.
GeForce HotFix driver 361.60
Answer ID 3832 | Published 01/12/2016 07:50 AM | Updated 01/12/2016 11:50 AM
This is a GeForce Hot Fix driver, version 361.60 that addresses the following issues:

  • Crashes in Photoshop & Illustrator
  • Install & clocking related issues


Click the appropriate link to download.

Windows 7 and 8

64 bit Version

32 bit Version

Windows 10

64 bit - Win10

32 bit - Win 10
 


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You can now download the Nvidia GeForce 361.75 WHQL driver. See the release notes below for the full description on what's new with this driver:
Prior to a new title launching, our driver team is working up until the last minute to ensure every performance tweak and bug fix possible makes it into the Game Ready driver. As a result, you can be sure you'll have the best day-1 gaming experience for your favorite new titles.

Game Ready
Learn more about how to get the optimal experience for Rise of the Tomb Raider and Tom Clancy's The Division (Beta)

Gaming Technology
Beta support on GeForce GTX GPUs for external graphics over Thunderbolt 3
Release notes

Note: These drivers may add a new GPU-related 'Safely Remove Hardware and Eject Media' USB icon to the Notification Area. Nvidia has stated that: "This is part of the new beta support for external GPUs however this message will be removed from the next driver."
 


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AMD has released the Crimson Edition 16.1.1 Hotfix driver for the HD 7700, HD 8500 series and above on Windows 7, 8.1 and 10.
AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.1.1 Hotfix Release Notes
Article Number: RN-WIN-RADEONCRIMSON16.1.1HOTFIX

This article provides information on the latest posting of the AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.1.1 Hotfix Driver

Package Contents

The AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.1.1 Hotfix Driver contains the following:

  • AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.1.1 Hotfix Driver Version 15.301.1801
The AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.1.1 Hotfix Driver can be downloaded from the following links:

Installing the AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.1.1 Hotfix Driver
For detailed instructions on how to correctly uninstall or install the AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition Drivers, please refer to the following support resources:

 


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Nvidia has released the 361.82 Hotfix graphics driver.
This is a GeForce Hot Fix driver, version 361.82 that addresses the following issues:

  • Eject NVIDIA Graphics Device


Click the appropriate link to download.

Windows 7 and 8

64 bit Version

32 bit Version

Windows 10

64 bit - Win10

32 bit - Win 10
 


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AMD has reissued an updated Crimson Edition 16.1.1 Hotfix driver. This adds a fix for flickering when using the CrossFire profile for Fallout 4.
AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.1.1 Hotfix Release Notes
Article Number: RN-WIN-RADEONCRIMSON16.1.1HOTFIX

This article provides information on the latest posting of the AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.1.1 Hotfix Driver

Package Contents

The AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.1.1 Hotfix Driver contains the following:

  • AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.1.1 Hotfix Driver Version 15.301.1801
The AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.1.1 Hotfix Driver can be downloaded from the following links:

Installing the AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.1.1 Hotfix Driver
For detailed instructions on how to correctly uninstall or install the AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition Drivers, please refer to the following support resources:

 


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You can now download the Nvidia GeForce GameReady 361.91 WHQL driver
Prior to a new title launching, our driver team is working up until the last minute to ensure every performance tweak and bug fix possible makes it into the Game Ready driver. As a result, you can be sure you’ll have the best day-1 gaming experience for your favorite new titles.

Game Ready
Learn more about how to get the optimal experience for ARMA 3, Street Fighter V, Monster Hunter Online, and HITMAN (Beta)
 


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AMD has released the Crimson Edition 16.2 driver for the HD 7700, HD 8500 series and above on Windows 7, 8.1 and 10.
AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.2
Article Number: RN-WIN-RADEONCRIMSON16.2
This article provides information on the latest posting of the AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.2 Driver

Package Contents
The AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.2 Driver contains the following:

  • AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.2 Driver Version 15.301.1901
The AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.2 Driver can be downloaded from the following links:

Installing the AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.2 Driver
For detailed instructions on how to correctly uninstall or install the AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition Drivers, please refer to the following support resources:

 


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