Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
LG Joins the Xfinity TV Partner Program
Deloitte Email Platform and Client Data Hacked
macOS High Sierra Now Available for Download
Intel's New Loihi Self-Learning Chip Promises to Accelerate Artificial Intelligence
Microsoft Announces First Windows S Devices, Brings cloud, AI and Mixed Reality to Businesses
Fitbit's Ionic Smartwatch Goes on Sale on October 1st
Levi's Commuter Trucker Jacket Goes on Sale
Samsung Foundry Tapes Out eMRAM Test Chip Based on 28nm FD-SOI Process
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > Graphics Cards > AMD to ...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Monday, January 24, 2011
AMD to Offer OpenGL 4.1 Support on Microsoft Windows and Linux Platforms In Latest Driver Release


AMD announced wide-ranging support of OpenGL 4.1 for Microsoft Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP and Linux across select ATI FirePro, ATI FireGL and AMD Radeon graphics cards.

The new functionality is made possible with the release of the latest professional and consumer graphics drivers, ATI FirePro and ATI FireGL unified driver 8.801, and AMD CatalystTM 10.12, available on the AMD website.

AMD's driver for OpenGL 4.1 includes:

* Full compatibility with the OpenGL 4.1 standard on AMD?s most recent graphics products including ATI FirePro V3800, ATI FirePro V4800, ATI FirePro V5800, ATI FirePro V7800, ATI FirePro V8800 and ATI FirePro V9800 and the AMD Radeon HD 6900 and AMD Radeon HD 6800 graphics cards:

o Improved OpenCL interoperability for accelerating computationally intensive visual applications
o Continued support for both the Core and Compatibility profiles first introduced with OpenGL 3.2, enabling developers to use a streamlined API or retain backwards compatibility for existing OpenGL code, depending on their needs
o Easier porting between mobile and desktop platforms with full OpenGL ES 2.0 API compatibility
o Ability to query and load a binary for shader program objects to save re-compilation time
o Capability to bind programs individually to programmable stages for programming flexibility
o Higher geometric precision with 64-bit floating-point component vertex shader inputs
o Increased rendering flexibility with multiple viewports for a rendering surface

* Support for new ARB extension introduced with OpenGL 4.1:

o Ability to set stencil values in a fragment shader for enhanced rendering flexibility
o Callback mechanisms to receive enhanced errors and warning messages


Previous
Next
Facebook Raises $1.5 Billion        All News        BitTorrent Creator Introduces Live Streaming Protocol That May Challenge Youtube
Nvidia Launches The GeForce GTX 560 Ti Graphics Card     Graphics Cards News      New Gainward GTX 580 Phantom 3G Has A Massive 3GB Memory

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
GPU Shipments Increased from Previous Quarter
AMD Radeon RX Vega Graphics Cards and Radeon Packs Available Now
AMD Launches the Ryzen Threadripper High End Desktop Processors
AMD's new Threadripper 1900X Costs $549
AMD's Radeon RX Vega 64 will cost $499, Radeon RX Vega 56 is $100 Cheaper
AMD Completes Ryzen Mainstream Desktop Lineup with the Affordable Ryzen 3 processors
GPUs and Ryzen Processors Help AMD's Financial Figures
AMD Tests Memory Overclocking On Ryzen Systems
AMD's 16-core Threadripper Arrives Next Month for $999
AMD Unveils AMD4U for Gamers and Content Creators with Square Enix and Adobe
AMD Launches the Ryzen Pro Processors For Business PCs
AMD Radeon Vega Frontier Edition Launches for $1,000

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2017 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .