AMD Catalyst And GeForce Drivers Update For Windows 8 Consumer Preview

If you are using an AMD/ATI video card in your computer and have installed Windows 8 Consumer Preview, it is good news for you that AMD has released new drivers for their video cards specifically for Windows 8. Installing the new drivers will result in enhanced and smooth performance of the video card. The new driver update has full support for Windows 8 Windows Display Driver Model (WDDM 1.2) including native Stereo 3D support for full screen and windowed gaming. The new update will especially improve the gaming experience on Windows 8, something good for gamers.

Some of the features of the new AMD Catalyst drivers update for Windows 8 include:

  • Full WDDM 1.2
  • Highlights include:
  • Native Stereo 3D support:  Windows 8 will natively support Stereo 3D for full-screen and windowed gaming, and video applications
  • Unified Video API – Video playback is now integrated within the DirectX® 11 API;  enabling simultaneous high quality Video and 3D content, and the potential for enhanced video transcoding performance
  • Optimized screen rotation
  • improved sleep / resume performance
  • Optimized Power Consumption
  • AMD Eyefinity
  • OpenC
  • OpenGL®
  • UVD
  • AMD Dual Graphics / AMD CrossFire™ Technology
  • AMD Overdrive™
  • AMD Catalyst Control Center / Vision Engine Control Center

Download: AMD Catalyst Driver 8.93.7 RC10

Download: Download GeForce 295.73 WHQL