ATI releases DirectX 9 compatible beta Catalyst drivers

Posted on Wednesday, Nov 13 2002 @ 10:51 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
ATI today announced the ATI CATALYST DirectX® 9 BRC0 Display Drivers for Radeon 9500/9700 based cards, these DirectX 9 Beta compatible Catalyst drivers are still in 'Release Candidate'-stage and are not supported by ATI :
CATALYST™ DX9 BRC0 display drivers are to be used in conjuction with Microsoft's DirectX9 Release Candidate (RC). This driver is currently a Beta Release Candidate (BRC) and is being provided to permit users to experience the most advanced graphics capabilities available. Please keep in mind that this driver is a Beta Release Candidate and may have outstanding bugs at present (Please refer to the errrata notes for known issues).
  • Download : ATI CATALYST™ DirectX® 9 BRC0 Display Drivers (Win2000/XP only - 23.09MB)
  • Download : Microsoft® DirectX® 9 RC0


    Some more info and DirectX 9 demo's can be found here , ATI's press release can be found here


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