AMD Catalyst 11.4 to boost HD 6800/6900 performance significantly

By on March 12, 2011
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Mjölnir I showing its powers.

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AMD recently released the early preview build of their Catalyst 11.4 drivers, dubbed the Mjölnir I, which promises significant improvement for the HD 6800 and HD 6900 series of graphics cards.

As per Legitreviews, performance should increase by quite a lot with anti-aliasing and higher resolutions, specifically:

  • Up to 70% performance improvement in Civilization V
  • Up to 49% performance improvement in Call of Duty: Black Ops
  • Up to 23% performance improvement in F1 2010
  • Up to 21% performance improvement in Wolfenstein MP
  • Up to 15% performance improvement in Tom Clancy’s H.A.W.X
  • Up to 17% performance improvement in S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Call of Pripyat
  • Up to 28% performance improvement in Metro2033
  • Up to 33% performance improvement in Left 4 Dead 2
  • Up to 26% performance improvement in FarCry 2
  • Up to 15% performance improvement in Crysis Warhead
  • Up to 50% performance improvement in Unigine Heaven
  • Up to 22% performance improvement in Batman: Arkham Asylum
  • Up to 19% performance improvement in Aliens vs. Predator

You can try out the new Catalyst 11.4 public release for yourself; let us know if you’ve seen any improvements in your HD 6xxx series cards. Just remember to uninstall your existing Catalyst drivers completely before installing 11.4.


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