Saturday, August 01, 2015
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Microsoft Sees Growth Beyond The Desktop With Windows 10
Yahoo Gets Fashionable With Acquisition Of Polyvore
NVIDIA Recalls SHIELD Tablets Due To Battery Issues
Firefox Attacks Microsoft Over Default Browser in Windows 10
Sharp to Exit Americas TV Market
Researchers Showcase Javascript-based Attack On a Computer's DRAM
Hackers Used Twitter hashtags To Extract Data From Compromised Networks
Facebook Unveils New Security Checkup Tool
Active Discussions
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
How to burn a backup copy of The Frozen Throne
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
Copied dvd's say blank in computer only
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
 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
New AMD Godavari A8-7670K Desktop Processors Released
AMD Reports Weak Second Quarter Results
AMD's Partners Bring The Fury To The Market
New Catalyst 15.7 Driver Brings Performance Optimizations
New AMD FirePro S9170 Server GPU Has 32GB Memory
AMD Lowers Second Quarter Outlook, Moves To FinFet
AMD Fury X Reviews Show Impressive Performance That Does Not Put Nvidia's 980 Ti Aside
AMD Considers Spinoff, Breakup: report
AMD Officially Launches The Retail Radeon 300 Series
E3: New AMD Radeon R9 and R7 300 Series Graphics Line-Up Takes Advantage Of New HBM Technology
AMD Targets Notebooks and All-in-Ones With 6th Generation A-Series Processor
New AMD A10-7870K APU Promises Performance And Affordability

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2015 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .