These Aren't the Drivers You're Looking For. AMD 13.35 Leak.

Subject: General Tech, Graphics Cards | January 28, 2014 - 07:00 PM |
Tagged: Mantle, BF4, amd

A number of sites have reported on Toshiba's leak of the Catalyst 13.35 BETA driver. Mantle and TrueAudio support highlight its rumored changelog. Apparently Ryan picked it up, checked it out, and found that it does not have the necessary DLLs included. I do not think he has actual Mantle software to test against, and I am not sure how he knew what libraries Mantle requires, but this package apparently does not include them. Perhaps it was an incomplete build?

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Sorry folks, unlike the above image, these are not the drivers you are looking for.

The real package should be coming soon, however. Recent stories which reference EA tech support (at this point we should all know better) claim that the Mantle update for Battlefield 4 will be delayed until February. Fans reached out to AMD's Robert Hallock who responded that it was, "Categorically not true". It sounds like AMD is planning on releasing at least their end of the patch before Friday ends.

This is looking promising, at least. Something is being done behind the scenes.

January 28, 2014 | 07:03 PM - Posted by drbaltazar (not verified)

tried to tell them it was an alpha driver just to test hardware viability .
rofl asder allies told me : come on its Toshiba ! rofl !

January 28, 2014 | 08:12 PM - Posted by renz (not verified)

february? i thought they promised to release mantle version of BF4 in january?

January 28, 2014 | 09:52 PM - Posted by Scott Michaud

Mantle version of BF4 should be released in January. That has not changed. An EA support chatroom employee said it would be delayed until February which AMD promptly denied.

January 29, 2014 | 01:53 AM - Posted by arbiter

Not really a point to ever believe a timeline for something when AMD says it. Only believe the date when its out on that date.

January 29, 2014 | 03:34 AM - Posted by Scott Michaud

Well I wouldn't believe an EA Customer Service Rep for that info either, lol.
 

January 28, 2014 | 08:45 PM - Posted by Nilbog

Any hints at DX9 Frame Pacing support finally being addressed?

January 28, 2014 | 09:53 PM - Posted by Scott Michaud

Yes, that was another thing that the Toshiba driver was said to do. Who knows whether it actually does, though.

January 29, 2014 | 06:44 AM - Posted by Nilbog

If it's not in there, i will hold you personally responsible sir :P

January 29, 2014 | 01:59 PM - Posted by Scott Michaud

"I just work here..." :p

January 29, 2014 | 03:45 AM - Posted by LtMatt

Woo I'm famous. First DSO gaming and now pcper. Moving up in the world.

January 29, 2014 | 01:47 PM - Posted by AlB (not verified)

I'm not interested in True Audio and Mantle, but what about Fluid Motion Video?

ps. There is a similar software that uses optical flow calculation on GPU. Dmitri's Render. But it's not free and doesn't work after trial.

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