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AMD Ends Driver Support For Pre-GCN Graphics Cards

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AMD is heavily focusing on the future of their graphics cards with the recent release Crimson Edition as well as the creation of Radeon Technologies Group. Since these will be focused on, AMD has announced they are ending driver support for all pre-GCN graphics cards.

Radeon HD 6000 and Radeon HD 5000 series GPUs will no longer receive driver updates. This also includes the Radeon HD 8000 (HD 8400 and below) and Radeon HD 7000 (HD 7600 and below) graphics cards.

The company has stated that these graphics cards have all reached “peak performance optimization” and released the following statement…

“These products have been moved to a legacy support model and no additional driver releases are planned. This change enables us to dedicate valuable engineering resources to developing new features and enhancements for graphics products based on the GCN architecture.”

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