AMD Releases Battlefield 3-Ready Beta Radeon Drivers

As promised early Monday, AMD has released a "preview" driver with improved performance for the just-launched Battlefield 3 Open Beta. The news arrives after Nvidia released its new GeForce 285.38 beta drivers which promise up to 38-percent better performance in the Battlefield 3 Open Beta compared to the previously-released 285.27 drivers.

Although AMD didn't specify percentages in reference to improved performance, users should see better results for both non-Anti-Aliasing and application-enabled Anti-Aliasing cases on the AMD Radeon HD 6000 and AMD Radeon HD 5000 Series for single GPU and CrossFire configurations.

Monday the company also said that the new Catalyst 11.10 Preview driver enables support for Eyefinity 5x1 display (portrait and landscape) configurations  using the AMD Radeon HD 6000 and AMD Radeon HD 5000 Series. The Vision Engine Control Center has also been updated with UI enhancements for the CrossfireX, GPU Overdrive, and Information Center pages.

To beef up your Battlefield 3 Open Beta performance on an AMD Radeon HD 6000 and AMD Radeon HD 5000 Series GPU, head here.

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  • ikyung
    They shouldn't call it beta anymore. They should call it "try me. buy me." Not that it is a bad thing.
  • warezme
    Yes, Nvidia released their before AMD, check them out at Guru3d.
  • vincarrillo
    "...for the just-launched Battlefield 3 Open Beta." Would really like to know where you went to get the 'just-launched' beta? shows September 29th.