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Thursday, September 18, 2008
AMD Catalyst v8.9 Released


AMD released a new version of its Catalyst oftware suite, updating both the AMD Display Driver, and the Catalyst Control Center.

Catalyst control center now supports a new display mode. This release of Catalyst introduces 1080p @ 50Hz custom mode support for HDTVs for the ATI Radeon HD 4000 Series, ATI Radeon HD 3000 Series, ATI Radeon HD 2000 Series, and ATI Radeon X1000 Series of products. Users can configure their own custom 1080p @ 50Hz modes to best fit their display.

Th release also introduces Overdrive support for QUAD CrossFireX configurations. Users can now over-clock each graphics accelerator's engine or memory speed when running in QUAD CrossFire configurations using manual controls or the automated auto-tuning utility.

Last but not least, the new release introduces OpenGL 3.0 extension support. In upcoming Catalyst releases AMD will continue to expand its support for OpenGL 3.0 extensions. The following is a list of supported extensions in Catalyst 8.9:

- ARB_half_float_pixel
- ARB_draw_instanced
- ARB_instanced_arrays
- EXT_texture_compression_3dc
- EXT_texture_compression_rgtc
- EXT_texture_compression_latc
- EXT_texture_shared_exponent
- EXT_depth_buffer_float
- EXT_gpu_shader4
- ARB_map_buffer_range

On top of that, this driver release fixes bugs in Age of Conan, Assassin's Creed, Clive Barker's Jericho, Company of Heroes, DiRT, and Race Driver GRID. You'll find the Catalyst 8.9 drivers for Windows XP and Windows Vista in 32-bit and 64-bit flavors from this page. Release notes are available here.


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