AMD Catalyst Software Suite 13.12 for Windows 7/8/8.1 x86/x64

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Date Added: December 23, 2013 / Release Date: December 18, 2013 / Publisher:ATI / File Size: 203 MB
OS: Windows 7 32-bit, Windows 7 64-bit, Windows 8 32-bit, Windows 8 64-bit, Windows 8.1 32-bit, Windows 8.1 64-bit


The AMD Catalyst Software Suite, AMD Catalyst 13.12 contains the following:

  • AMD Catalyst Display Driver version 13.251
  • HydraVision for Windows 7
  • Southbridge/IXP Driver
  • AMD Catalyst Control Center (version 13.251)


  • Support for the following new products:
    • AMD Radeon R9 290, 280, and 270 Series
    • AMD Radeon R7 260, 250, and 240 Series
  • Improved AMD CrossFire scaling for the following game titles:
    • Call of Duty: Ghosts (multiplayer component)
    • Splinter Cell Blacklist
    • Saints Row 4
    • Metro Last Light
  • New AMD Enduro Technology profiles for the following game titles:
    • XCOM: Enemy Unknown
    • Need for Speed Rivals
    • Total War: Rome 2
    • Battlefield 4
    • Saints Row 4
    • Splinter Cell Blacklist
    • FIFA 14
  • Support For AMD CrossFire frame pacing:
    • Frame pacing ensures that frames rendered across multiple GPUs in an AMD CrossFire configuration will be displayed at an even and regular pace.
    • Frame pacing is enabled through the AMD Catalyst Control Center, or on a per application basis.
    • Frame pacing is supported on DirectX 10 and DirectX 11 applications using resolutions up to (and including) 2560x1600 on a single display.


  • May resolve intermittent black screens or display loss observed on some AMD Radeon R9 290X and AMD Radeon R9 290 graphics cards.
  • Resolves intermittent crashes seen in legacy DirectX 9 applications.
  • AMD Radeon R9 290 Series - Power Tune update to reduce variance of fan speed / RPM.
  • PCI-E bus speed is no longer set to x1 on the secondary GPU when running in an AMD CrossFire configuration.
  • Resolves incorrect HDMI Audio Driver information being listed in the AMD Catalyst Control Center.
  • Resolves AMD Steady Video option being grayed out in the AMD Catalyst Control Center.
  • Resolves intermittent flickering seen on some AMD Radeon R9 270X graphics cards.
  • Resolves graphics corruption issues found in Starcraft.
  • Resolves image corruption seen in Autodesk Investor 2014.
  • Resolves flickering water corruption found in World of Warcraft.
  • Resolves intermittent black screen when resuming from a S3/S4 sleep-state if the display is unplugged during the sleep-state on systems supporting AMD Enduro Technology.
  • Resolves intermittent crashes experienced with Battlefield 4 on Windows 8 based systems.
  • Resolves the display turning green when using Windows Media Player to view HD .avi format video in an extended desktop configuration.
  • Resolves Metro applications experiencing frame drops during playback of interlaced video content.
  • Resolves video playback corruption of .wmv format files in Windows Media Player.

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