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Download: AMD releases Catalyst driver for Windows 8.1 Preview

Support for Hardware based on VLIW5 to GCN

To receive the launch of the first major update to get Windows 8, AMD released its first game in beta Catalyst drivers designed specifically to ensure the best compatibility of your hardware architecture based on the old VLIW4, VLIW5 (Radeon HD 6000 series and prior ) and the latest GCN of both discrete GPUs and integrated with the new video driver WDDM 1.3 that includes Windows 8.1 in its Preview.

Among the improvements include Windows 8.1 is support your own standard wireless display, refresh rate of 48 Hz, V-sync optimization, acceleration for video conferencing and instruction new DirectX 11.2 API called “tiled resources” .

List of AMD GPUs supported by drivers WDDM 1.3 and WDDM 1.2

  • AMD APUs (Kabini & Temash) for desktop PCs, laptops or tablets: A4-1200, A4-1250, A4-5000, A4-5100, A4-5150, A6-1450, A6-5200, A6-5250, A6 -5350, 2100-E1, E1-2200. E1-2500, E1-2600, E1-2650, E2-3000, E2-3100
  • AMD APUs (Richland) for desktops, laptops: A10-5700, A10-5745M, 5750m A10, A10-5757M, A10-5800B, A10-5800K, A8-5500, A8-5500B, A8-5545m, A8-5550m , A8-5557M, A8-5600K, A6-5345M, A6-5350m, A6-5357M, A6-5400B, A6-5400K, A4-5145M, A4-5150, A4-5300, A4-5300B
  • AMD APUs (Trinity) , or laptop: A10-4600M, 4655M-A10, A10-4677M, A10-5700, A10-5800B, A10-5800K, A8-4500M, A8-4555M, A8-4557M, A6-4400M , A6-4455M, A6-5400B, A6-5400K, 4300M-A4, A4-4355M, A4-5300, A4-5300B

AMD GPUs: Desktop or partátiles supported :

  • AMD Radeon HD 7900 Series, AMD Radeon HD 7800 Series, AMD Radeon HD 7700 Series, AMD Radeon HD 7400 Series
  • AMD Radeon HD 8000M Series
  • AMD Radeon HD 8000G Series
  • AMD Radeon HD 8000D Series
  • AMD Radeon HD 7900M Series, AMD Radeon HD 7800M Series, AMD Radeon HD 7700M Series, AMD Radeon HD 7600M/7500M Series
  • AMD Radeon HD 7000G Series
  • AMD Radeon HD 7000D Series
  • AMD FirePro S10000
  • AMD FirePro W9000, AMD FirePro S9000
  • AMD FirePro W8000
  • AMD FirePro W7000, AMD FirePro S7000
  • AMD FirePro W5000, R5000 AMD FirePro
  • AMD FirePro W600
  • AMD FirePro M6000 Series
  • AMD FirePro M4000 Series
  • AMD FirePro M2000 Series

AMD iGPUs: Supported by WDDM 1.2 drivers:

  • AMD Accelerated Processors (Llano) for Desktop or Notebook PCs: A8-3870K, A8-3850, A8-3820, A8-3800, A8-3550MX, A8-3530MX, A8-3520M, A8-3510MX, A8-3500M, A6- 3670K, A6-3650, A6-3620, A6-3600, A6-3430MX, A6-3420M, A6-3410MX, A6-3400M, A4-3420, 3400-A4, A4-3330MX, A4-3320M, A4-3310MX, A4-3305M, A4-3300M, 3000M-E2, E2-3200
  • AMD APUs (Brazos) for desktop, laptop or tablet: C-30, C-50, C-60, C-70, E1-1200, E1-1500, E2-1800, E2-2000, E-240, E -300, E-350, E-450, Z-01, Z-60

AMD GPUs: Supported by WDDM 1.2 drivers:

  • AMD Radeon HD 6000 Series
  • AMD Radeon HD 5000 Series
  • AMD Radeon HD 5000M Series
  • AMD Radeon HD 6000M Series
  • AMD Z-Series APU
  • AMD FirePro A320 APU, AMD FirePro A300 APU
  • ATI FirePro V9800. AMD FirePro V9800P
  • ATI FirePro V8800
  • AMD FirePro V7900, AMD FirePro V7900 SDI
  • ATI FirePro V7800, AMD FirePro V7800P
  • AMD FirePro V5900
  • ATI FirePro V5800, ATI FirePro V5800 DVI
  • AMD FirePro V4900
  • ATI FirePro V4800
  • AMD FirePro V3900
  • ATI FirePro V3800
  • ATI FirePro 2460, AMD FirePro 2270
  • AMD FireStream 9370 AMD FireStream 9350
  • AMD FirePro M8900 Series
  • AMD FirePro M5950 Series
  • AMD FirePro M7820 Series
  • AMD FirePro M5950 Series
  • AMD FirePro M3900 Series

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