Every two or so years, AMD rolls out a year-end Catalyst driver update, which steps up not just performance, and splats bugs, but also expands the software feature-set. The new Catalyst 14.12 Omega is part of AMD's effort to catch up with NVIDIA's latest software features, and get ahead with some.
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