AMD Catalyst 12.2 WHQL is ready

Posted on Wednesday, Mar 07 2012 @ 20:52 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
AMD has published the Catalyst 12.2 WHQL driver, you can download it over here. The new features and improvements are listed below, for the full changelog you can view this document.
Highlights of the AMD Catalyst 12.2 Windows release includes:

NEW FEATURES
Windows 7 and Windows Vista support for the AMD Radeon HD 7900 Series and AMD Radeon HD 7700 Series
  • Enables support for Windows 7 64-bit/32-bit and Windows Vista 64-bit/32-bit.
  • Windows XP support will be made available in AMD Catalyst 12.4.

    IMPROVEMENTS
    Super Sampling Anti-Aliasing is now available for DirectX® 10 and DirectX 11 applications
  • Supported on the AMD Radeon HD 7900 and AMD Radeon HD 7700 Series.
  • Users can now enable Super Sample Anti-Aliasing and Adaptive Anti-Aliasing through the AMD Catalyst Control Center for DirectX 10 and DirectX 11 applications.
  • Applications must support in game Anti-Aliasing for the feature to work (Forced on Anti-Aliasing through the Catalyst Control Center is not supported for DirectX 10 and DirectX 11 applications).

    AMD Eyefinity 2.1 technology enhancements
  • Custom resolutions – users can now choose from a much larger set of display resolutions for their AMD Eyefinity configurations.
  • Dynamic Configuration Changes: Switching between different display configurations (when physically plugging/un-plugging displays) will occur automatically by loading the appropriate profile.
  • HydraVision enhancements: The Windows Task bar can now be moved and resized based on users preference.
  • Profile Manager improvements: Users can now create multiple Display profiles, enabling users to seamlessly switch between various AMD Eyefinity and Display Configurations.


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