The 10.6 driver came as a bit of a shock, not in the sense that we didn't expect it, but we didn't expect it this early in the month. You can't deny that the last few releases have come at the last minute and felt a little rushed.
Fingers crossed that the earlier release date means that there's something to get a bit excited about. In the event there's not, we've got our fingers crossed that ATI are working hard on something big for the 10.7 driver since they've given themselves a fair bit of time. Read more at TweakTown.