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AMD Releases Video Drivers For Windows 8 Consumer Preview

Its been less than two days for the release of Windows 8 Consumer Preview,but it seems that the app makers and other software makers were already working for it.

Hours after the Consumer Preview release, AMD has released their Catalyst Video Drivers for  devices which are using AMD’s graphics cards running on their PC which is powered by Windows 8 Consumer Preview.

Recently released  AMD Catalyst Driver 8.93.7 RC10 are supported for following Radeon Series of Devices:

  • AMD Radeon HD 6000 Series
  • AMD Radeon HD 5000 Series
  • AMD Radeon HD 7000M Series
  • AMD Radeon HD 6000M Series
  • AMD Mobility Radeon HD 5000 Series
  • AMD A-Series APU
  • AMD C-Series APU
  • AMD E-Series APU
  • AMD FirePro Series
  • AMD FIrePro 3D Series

The driver includes support for stereo 3D for  full-screen and windowed gaming, and video applications on Windows 8,Unified Video API ,Optimized screen rotation,improved sleep / resume performance,Optimized Power Consumption,Crossfire Support,Open GL and much more.

Those who are having  AMD Radeon™ HD 7900 Series, and AMD Radeon HD 7700 Series cards might have to wait for a few weeks more for the official update for their drivers for Windows 8 Consumer Preview.

You can download the AMD Catalyst Driver 8.93.7 RC10  right now.