ATI Catalyst 5.12 drivers released

Posted on Friday, Dec 09 2005 @ 00:11 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
ATI today released new Catalyst 5.12 drivers.

The Catalyst 5.12 software suite introduces dual core support for CPU bound cases. This feature provides improved graphics performance for DX 9 supported graphics adapters installed in systems running the Windows XP and Windows XP Professional x64 Edition operating systems.
  • 3DMark05 gains as much as 5.7%
  • 3DMark03 gains as much as 3.3%
  • 3DMark2001 SE gains up to 10%
  • Aquamark 3 gains up to 16%
  • Comanche 4 improves as much as 20%
  • Far Cry gains as much as 25% on some product configurations
  • Half-Life 2 performance improves as much as 8%
  • Splinter Cell improves as much as 8% in certain parts of the game
  • Tomb Raider Angel of Darkness runs as much as 10% faster
  • Unreal Tournament 2004 framerates improve as much as 10%
You can download them over here.


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