Topic Title: AMD CAP's ...Where are they??
Topic Summary: Everyone please send a request
Created On: 06/13/2014 08:18 PM
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 06/13/2014 08:18 PM
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Ever since AMD started including the CAP profiles with the driver suites, there is nowhere to download the new CAP's unless you install the driver suite. And if you uninstall the driver suite, you lose the CAP. It's pretty evident that the newer drivers are not working well for everybody..for whatever reason. It has been said over and over...unless the new driver suite fixes a issue you are experiencing ...there is no reason to 'update' it. If it ain't broke don't fix it. Well..how are you to get the new CAP's ? Where is the download? In the past there was a seperate download for the CAP...which would be available to everybody, without having to install a new driver suite.

Latest AMD Catalysttm Beta Drivers for the AMD APU Series, AMD Radeon HD 7000, HD 6000, HD 5000 Series

AMD Catalysttm 14.6 Beta for Windows 8.1 and Windows 7 32/64-bit

AMD Catalysttm 14.6 Beta for Linux 32/64-bit

NOTE: AMD CrossFiretm users do not need to install a CAP for this release.Hotfixes



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Edited: 06/28/2014 at 06:11 PM by stumped
 06/13/2014 09:08 PM
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Yes, i agree 100%.

We used to get 2-3 app profiles in a single month.

I would settle for one a month.

There should also be different drivers for older and newer generations or different gpu architectures.

That way, an HD5000 or HD6000 series user, for example, would get less frequent driver suite updates but more optimized, but could still catch up to today's performance by updating just an app profile.

 

This should motivate as many users as it can to raise questions and maybe contact AMD Customer Care

 

Very good topic stumped.

Keep it up man, and spread the word.



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 06/14/2014 01:52 PM
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Can a poll be implemented on this topic, to see what others think about ?

Just a thought.

 

 

Catalyst Application Profiles concerns single gpu users as well, because optimizations can be found for both CrossfireX and single gpus.



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 06/14/2014 02:22 PM
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To: TECH.SUPPORT@CRMPRD.AMD.COM
Subject: CAPs
CAPs Since AMD started bundling the CAP profiles in the new drivers, the people who don't need/want the newer drivers have no way to get the newest CAP profiles. Before, there was a separate download for the CAPs....it would be nice to have them available again.



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 06/14/2014 02:26 PM
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Originally posted by: stumped To: TECH.SUPPORT@CRMPRD.AMD.COM Subject: CAPs CAPs Since AMD started bundling the CAP profiles in the new drivers, the people who don't need/want the newer drivers have no way to get the newest CAP profiles. Before, there was a separate download for the CAPs....it would be nice to have them available again.

 

 

Oh, that's even better !!!

Sending right away....

 

Thanks.



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 06/17/2014 08:31 AM
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This is the response from AMD customer support. Everybody should send in a report using the 'issue report' form then maybe we can get the CAP's back in a seperate download. It only takes a minute...I just filled in the minimum required to send the thing and explained my issue in "more information' box on the form.

 

our service request : SR #{ticketno:[8200594375]} has been reviewed and updated.

Response and Service Request History:

I recommend you to use the Error Reporting form at http://www.amdsurveys.com/se.ashx?s=5A1E27D25AD12B73 , this will generate the necessary information for the driver team to investigate, and ultimately resolve. More details you provide and more people have the need, the seperate Cap will be more likely to be available again.



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 06/17/2014 08:47 AM
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Originally posted by: stumped This is the response from AMD customer support. Everybody should send in a report using the 'issue report' form then maybe we can get the CAP's back in a seperate download. It only takes a minute...I just filled in the minimum required to send the thing and explained my issue in "more information' box on the form.

 

 

 

our service request : SR #{ticketno:[8200594375]} has been reviewed and updated.

 

Response and Service Request History:

 

I recommend you to use the Error Reporting form at http://www.amdsurveys.com/se.ashx?s=5A1E27D25AD12B73 , this will generate the necessary information for the driver team to investigate, and ultimately resolve. More details you provide and more people have the need, the seperate Cap will be more likely to be available again.

 

 

Thanks.

Submitted the survey myself.

 



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 06/18/2014 09:50 AM
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I hope everyone who reads this post will take the time to send in the report. Everyone benefits.



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 06/24/2014 06:55 PM
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Some people think that the CAP profiles are for crossfire only..or for desktop drivers only. This is not so...there are profiles that include optimizations for single cards, Mobility graphics, as well as crossfire. If everyone who reads this would just take a minute or two to send in the issue report, we can get back to having a separate download for the CAP's without having to use a 'new' driver suite. Use the 'other details box' to ask them to make these available again.

 http://www.amdsurveys.com/se.ashx?s=5A1E27D25AD12B25

As a example, the new optimizations listed in the new beta driver are unavailable to you unless you use the new beta driver.



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 06/24/2014 07:20 PM
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I really do wonder why they pulled them as a separate download, especially because they made such a huge deal out of them being separate downloads so they wouldn't have to release a new driver suite for every little update. Though it would be nice if AMD had an actual working, secure update function which would retrieve only the updates specific to your system.

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It must have something to do with the bunch of crossfirex problems people are having these days .........

A change in direction or policy perhaps ?



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I searched with google for the latest CAP's download. The sites all had a link to download the 13.5 CAP. The link was to AMD...and was Raptr. So I guess the mystery of why no seperate CAP downloads is solved. Raptr will keep you up to date with the newest profiles. Hooray.



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 07/03/2014 01:18 AM
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Do like me, wait a year or more after a new game is released to buy it.

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