ATI Catalyst 9.8

ATI Catalyst logoATI company, now being AMD part, already for few years follows the tradition when release drivers for video cards. And this tradition supposes presentation to the update version each month. From one side such periodicity does not allow to bring in cardinal changes within the frame of a few updates, but innovations and corrections of errors are embedded can not immediately, but gradually. And after this process it is possible to look after very intently.

Changes are in next Catalyst can touch both the correction of errors and addition new, before disabled and useful function and increase of the productivity in certain games and tests.

The update version of ATI Catalyst 9.8 drivers was presented the other day. List of innovations for Windows-looks like a version the following:

  • New Features:
    • OpenGL 3.1 extension support
  • Performance Improvements:
    • Battleforge DirectX 10/DirectX 10.1 - performance improves up to 15-50% in CPU limited settings with the largest gains in CrossfireX configurations
    • Company of Heroes DirectX 10 - performance improves by up to 10-77% in CPU limited settings
    • Crysis DirectX 10 - Dual CrossfireX performance improves as much as 10% and Quad CrossfireX performance improves as much as 34% in CPU limited settings
    • Crysis Warhead DirectX 10 - Dual CrossfireX performance improves as much as 7% and Quad CrossfireX performance improves as much as 69% in CPU limited settings
    • Far Cry 2 DirectX 10 - Dual CrossfireX performance improves as much as 50% and Quad CrossfireX performance improves as much as 88% in CPU limited settings
    • Tom Clancy’s H.A.W.X. DirectX 10/DirectX 10.1 - Dual CrossfireX performance improves up to 40% in CPU limited settings with Quad CrossfireX performance improving up to 60% in CPU limited settings
    • UnigineTropics OpenGL - performance improves 5-20%
    • UnigineTropics DirectX 10 - Quad CrossfireX performance improves 5-20% in CPU limited settings
    • World in Conflict DirectX 10 - performance improves by 5-10%

In addition in Linux-driver contains error corrections.

It is possible to download new driver ATI Catalyst 9.8 from our catalog:

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