Category Archive: radeon

ASUS HD7870-DC2-2GD5-V2 UEFI VBIOS

After much digging around we finally found a UEFI updater for the Asus HD7870-DC2-2GD5-V2 video card. Unfortunately Asus has configured the software to only work with Asus branded UEFI capable motherboards, even though the VBIOS is for a video card. That is called compulsory tied selling and it’s illegal in Canada and many other countries. Restrictive …

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17.2.1 CRIMSON

The AMD Radeon Crimson 17.2.1 was released on February 14, 2017 for Windows 7, WIndows 8 and Windows 10. Avoid the spyware AMD Gaming Evolved. We are now testing drivers with the Asus HD7870-DC2-2GD5-V2 which uses the AMD Pitcairn GPU and its GCN architecture. Adds support for Resident Evil 7 Avoid DX12 and use DX11, ongoing problems with the …

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17.1.2 CRIMSON

The AMD Radeon Crimson 17.1.2 was released on January 29, 2017 for Windows 7, WIndows 8 and Windows 10. Avoid the spyware AMD Gaming Evolved. We are now testing drivers with the Asus HD7870-DC2-2GD5-V2 which uses the AMD Pitcairn GPU and its GCN architecture. Adds support for Resident Evil 7 Avoid DX12 and use DX11, ongoing problems with the …

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17.1.1 CRIMSON

The AMD Radeon Crimson 17.1.1 was released on January 16, 2017 for Windows 7, WIndows 8 and Windows 10. We are now testing drivers with the Asus HD7870-DC2-2GD5-V2 which uses the AMD Pitcairn GPU and its GCN architecture. Adds support for Resident Evil 7 Avoid DX12 and use DX11, ongoing problems with the API and Windows 10 is not …

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AMD VEGA DETAILS

AMD has released some slides for the new Vega GPU. AMD has continued to refine their GCN architecture which was first seen in cards like our HD 7870. SInce then, AMD has refined the GCN cores. Mostly the changes are to support a growing number of GCN cores in a specific GPU. WIndows Vista and …

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16.12.2 CRIMSON WHQL

The AMD Radeon Crimson 16.12.12 was released on January 3, 2017 for Windows 7, WIndows 8 and Windows 10. We are now testing drivers with the Asus HD7870-DC2-2GD5-V2 which uses the AMD Pitcairn GPU and its GCN architecture. Fixes some Wattman issues Fixed some DX12 issues for users of older CPUs with no POPCNT capability Avoid DX12 and use DX11, …

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AMD RADEON INSTINCT

AMD has introduced some new GPU produced based on the Polaris 10 under the Radeon Instinct. The new GPUs are equipped with 16GB of VRAM which is needed for running larger shader based programs. Intel, Nvidia and IBM has been more visible in the market with AI based products. Deep learning and AI are long …

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16.12.1 CRIMSON

The AMD Radeon Crimson 16.12.1  was released on December 7, 2016 for Windows 7, WIndows 8 and Windows 10. We are now testing drivers with the Asus HD7870-DC2-2GD5-V2 which uses the AMD Pitcairn GPU and its GCN architecture. Fixes some Wattman issues Avoid DX12 and use DX11, ongoing problems with the API and Windows 10 is not yet complete. …

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16.11.5 CRIMSON

The AMD Radeon Crimson 16.11.5 hotfix was released on November 16, 2016 for Windows 7, WIndows 8 and Windows 10. We are now testing drivers with the Asus HD7870-DC2-2GD5-V2 which uses the AMD Pitcairn GPU and its GCN architecture. Fixes some flickering issues Adds Watch Dogs 2 Avoid DX12 and use DX11, ongoing problems with the API and Windows …

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16.11.4 CRIMSON

The AMD Radeon Crimson 16.11.4 hotfix was released on November 16, 2016 for Windows 7, WIndows 8 and Windows 10. We are now testing drivers with the Asus HD7870-DC2-2GD5-V2 which uses the AMD Pitcairn GPU and its GCN architecture. Fixed Ashes of the Singularity CFX Avoid DX12 and use DX11, ongoing problems with the API and Windows 10 is …

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