AMD Working on New Catalyst Omega Drivers

AMD Working on New Catalyst Omega Drivers

AMD announces Catalyst Omega driver

AMD Working on New Catalyst Omega Drivers


Last December AMD released their special edition Catalyst Omega drivers, drivers which greatly upped the quality and feature set of AMD's drivers while at the same time increasing performance. 

This driver fixed many of the most common issues users found with AMDs drivers and improved them to such a large degree that my perception of AMD's graphics drivers were forever changed. Today I would say that AMD and Nvidia have drivers which are equally stable, which is something that I wouldn't have said back in the ATI days, so the prospect of a similar driver leap this year has me very excited. 


AMD announces Catalyst Omega driver


Today's rumors say that we should expect a Catalyst Omega driver from AMD sometime in November, which makes sense since Fallout 4, Star Wars: Battlefront and many other big titles will be releasing that month and the fact that a big leap in driver performance may secure AMD more graphics sales around Christmas. 


AMD Working on New Catalyst Omega Drivers

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Hopefully these rumors are true, as driver improvements and extra performance are always welcome. With the popularity of Linux Gaming growing I wonder if AMD have been working on a better Linux Drivers for their GPUs. 


What would you like to see added or changed in AMD's Catalyst Drivers? You can join the discussion on AMD's Catalyst Omega Drivers on the OC3D Forums.


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28-10-2015, 07:46:43

Go team red Quote

28-10-2015, 07:56:37

Hopefully it doesn't take 6-12 months to come out Quote

28-10-2015, 08:02:11

Well they said that this was going to be a yearly thing so I expect these by the end of the year.Quote

28-10-2015, 11:14:06

Oooh when I saw Omega Drivers I thought of Omegadrivers.net I always used their 3rd party AMD/ATI drivers they were leaps ahead in optimisation.Quote

28-10-2015, 14:39:47

Originally Posted by King of Old School View Post
Hopefully it doesn't take 6-12 months to come out
If you read the article it says it'll release sometime next month

AMD as of late have been very good with there normal drivers. Hopefully they can get the Omega drivers coming more often than yearly. Would be great to see some every 3-4 months and in between have about a monthly normal driver update. Would help change people's perception about AMDs drivers even though they are on par with Nvidia(as of late probably better)Quote

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