ATI Catalyst 7.8 drivers arrive

Posted on Tuesday, Aug 14 2007 @ 13:21 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
ATI has released its new Catalyst 7.8 drivers, you can grab them over here.

New:
This release of Catalyst introduces an enhanced version of ATI Overdrive for the ATI Radeon HD 2600 Series and ATI Radeon HD 2400 Series. Users can now Over-clock both GPU engine and graphics memory clock speeds in Crossfire mode (and over-clock single ATI Radeon graphics accelerators as well). This version of ATI Overdrive also includes a new stress test application to verify any over-clocking speeds users may have configured (either manually or through the auto-tuning tool) on their ATI Radeon graphics accelerators.

Performance enhancements:
  • Lost Planet DX10 with anti-aliasing improves 11% or greater on Radeon HD2900XT products
  • Radeon HD2600 and Radeon HD2400 (single and CrossFire) show improvements of as much as 6% in 3DMark 2006 and 3DMark 2005
  • Serious Sam 2 with HDR enabled improves as much as 14.5% on Radeon HD2900, Radeon HD2600 and Radeon HD2400 products


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